OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

FIRECRACKER 400

Cale Yarborough won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $57,150

RACE

  • NUMBER: 25
  • NAME: Firecracker 400
  • DATE: 07-04-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 14

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 167.247
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 9
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 0 0 160 142 Running 15,400
2 3 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Junior Johnson 0 0 0 158 7 Running 8,545
3 5 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 157 6 Running 5,730
4 9 22 Darel Dieringer Plymouth Mario Rossi 0 0 0 157 0 Running 2,975
5 10 16 Tiny Lund Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 157 0 Running 1,875
6 16 99 Paul Goldsmith Dodge Nichels Engineering 0 0 0 156 0 Running 1,525
7 12 1 Bud Moore Dodge A.J. King 0 0 0 155 0 Running 1,325
8 11 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 155 0 Running 1,225
9 1 6 Charlie Glotzbach Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 154 0 Blew tire 2,100
10 15 56 Jim Hurtubise Mercury Lyle Stelter 0 0 0 152 0 Crank 1,050
11 13 14 Jerry Grant Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 0 0 152 0 Running 775
12 14 11 Mario Andretti Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 151 0 Running 725
13 19 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 151 0 Running 575
14 21 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 151 0 Running 630
15 8 7 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Shorty Johns 0 0 0 151 0 Running 550
16 18 75 Butch Hartman Dodge Butch Hartman 0 0 0 150 0 Running 545
17 22 03 Richard Brickhouse Plymouth Dub Clewis 0 0 0 145 0 Running 565
18 24 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 0 0 140 0 Running 560
19 32 46 Larry Manning Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 0 0 139 0 Running 530
20 27 76 Roy Tyner Ford Don Culpepper 0 0 0 135 0 Running 550
21 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Plymouth By Petty 0 0 0 132 5 Engine 1,395
22 30 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 130 0 Running 540
23 35 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Star City Body Shop 0 0 0 127 0 Running 510
24 31 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 126 0 Running 530
25 25 80 EJ Trivette Chevrolet E.C. Reid 0 0 0 126 0 Running 525
26 23 52 Lennie Waldo Ford Elmer Buxton 0 0 0 114 0 Running 520
27 29 69 David Mote Chevrolet Ken Cline 0 0 0 100 0 Running 525
28 33 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 80 0 Engine 485
29 28 01 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 0 0 65 0 Overheating 505
30 6 29 AJ Foyt Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 64 0 Steering 475
31 20 2 Bobby Allison Chevrolet J.D. Bracken 0 0 0 49 0 Axle 645
32 7 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 0 0 23 0 Rear end 465
33 37 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 23 0 Transmission 460
34 19 18 Dick Johnson Ford Dick Johnson 0 0 0 22 0 Manifold 455
35 34 28 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 15 0 Engine 450
36 26 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 0 0 14 0 Rear end 470
37 36 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 1 0 Engine 440