OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

OLD DOMINION 500

Richard Petty won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Old Dominion 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $24,176

RACE

  • NUMBER: 44
  • NAME: Old Dominion 500
  • DATE: 09-22-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 60

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 65.808
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 11
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 6 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 500 324 Running 5,999
2 1 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 497 19 Running 2,700
3 9 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Junior Johnson 0 497 0 Running 1,244
4 39 29 Bud Moore Ford Bondy Long 0 494 0 Running 775
5 8 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 494 0 Running 725
6 3 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 492 125 Running 850
7 7 14 Ray Hendrick Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 492 0 Running 575
8 5 27 Donnie Allison Ford Banjo Matthews 0 491 0 Running 550
9 17 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 488 0 Running 500
10 14 84 Roy Trantham Ford Rocky Hinton 0 485 0 Running 475
11 15 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Red Sharp 0 475 0 Running 450
12 24 9 Roy Tyner Pontiac Roy Tyner 0 474 0 Running 425
13 26 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 470 0 Running 415
14 13 2 Bobby Allison Chevrolet J.D. Bracken 0 468 13 Engine 415
15 28 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 465 0 Running 370
16 23 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 465 0 Running 385
17 21 30 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Larry Wehrs 0 462 0 Flat tire 499
18 33 51 Stan Meserve Dodge Margo Hamm 0 457 0 Running 340
19 27 50 Eddie Yarboro Plymouth West End Motors 0 455 0 Running 330
20 22 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 451 0 Running 335
21 12 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 439 0 Running 325
22 2 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 436 0 Engine 400
23 31 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 417 0 Running 300
24 37 93 Walson Gardner Ford Walson Gardner 0 408 0 Running 300
25 34 76 Earl Brooks Ford Don Culpepper 0 405 0 Rear end 300
26 35 83 Worth McMillion Pontiac Allen McMillion 0 391 0 Radiator 275
27 20 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 374 0 Engine 375
28 29 18 Dick Johnson Ford Dick Johnson 0 366 0 Oil pressure 275
29 38 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 325 0 Running 275
30 16 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 249 0 Ignition 300
31 30 0 Don Tarr Chevrolet Don Tarr 0 237 0 Crash 250
32 19 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 235 0 Clutch 275
33 32 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 192 0 Overheating 250
34 4 1 Pete Hamilton Dodge A.J. King 0 154 19 Crash 319
35 10 22 Darel Dieringer Plymouth Mario Rossi 0 143 0 Clutch 275
36 40 66 Larry Manning Chevrolet John Glazebrook 0 130 0 Overheating 250
37 18 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 96 0 Crash 275
38 36 47 Cecil Gordon Ford Bill Seifert 0 65 0 Oil pan 250
39 11 6 Charlie Glotzbach Dodge Cotton Owens 0 21 0 Crash 275
40 25 57 Paul Dean Holt Dodge Ervin Pruitt 0 1 0 Oil pressure 275