OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

TIDEWATER 250

David Pearson won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Tidewater 250 at Langley Field Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Langley Field Speedway
  • LOCATION: Hampton
  • LENGTH: 0.400 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $4,740

RACE

  • NUMBER: 17
  • NAME: Tidewater 250
  • DATE: 05-18-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 25

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 71.457
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 250 125 Running 1,000
2 3 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 250 0 Running 600
3 4 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 0 0 249 19 Running 400
4 8 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 246 0 Running 300
5 7 5 Pete Hamilton Ford Rocky Hinton 0 0 0 243 0 Running 275
6 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 242 106 Engine 440
7 5 55 Tom Pistone Ford Lyle Stelter 0 0 0 239 0 Running 200
8 10 10 Elmo Langley Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 239 0 Running 175
9 9 20 Clyde Lynn Mercury Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 238 0 Running 150
10 15 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 238 0 Running 140
11 17 88 Bobby Mausgrover Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 0 0 230 0 Running 130
12 18 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 229 0 Flat tire 120
13 14 95 Frog Fagan Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 212 0 Running 110
14 20 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 175 0 Running 100
15 19 09 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 128 0 Fuel line 100
16 6 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 112 0 Engine 100
17 11 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 76 0 Quit 100
18 12 01 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 0 0 73 0 Quit 100
19 16 28 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 4 0 Steering 100
20 13 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 1 0 Engine 100