OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

HICKORY 250

Richard Petty won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Hickory 250 at Hickory Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Hickory Speedway
  • LOCATION: Hickory
  • LENGTH: 0.400 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $4,940

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: Hickory 250
  • DATE: 04-07-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 19

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1967 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 79.435
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 4
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 250 75 Running 1,200
2 1 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 250 59 Running 600
3 3 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 250 116 Running 400
4 6 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Red Sharp 0 0 0 246 0 Running 300
5 7 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 244 0 Engine 275
6 10 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 243 0 Running 240
7 2 0 Jack Ingram Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 242 0 Running 200
8 22 76 Roy Tyner Ford Don Culpepper 0 0 0 239 0 Running 175
9 14 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 237 0 Running 150
10 8 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 0 0 235 0 Running 140
11 13 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 232 0 Running 130
12 15 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 229 0 Running 120
13 5 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 222 0 Differential 110
14 17 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 222 0 Running 100
15 9 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 122 0 Engine 100
16 12 88 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 0 0 115 0 Engine 100
17 16 03 Wayne Smith Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 106 0 Differential 100
18 21 09 Bob Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 0 0 99 0 Overheating 100
19 11 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 72 0 Oil pressure 100
20 18 01 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 0 0 38 0 Oil pressure 100
21 20 9 Bill Vanderhoff Pontiac Roy Tyner 0 0 0 31 0 Coil 100
22 19 1 Jim Vandiver Chevrolet Tom Vandiver 0 0 0 5 0 Driveshaft 100