OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VIRGINIA 500

Cale Yarborough won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $24,082

RACE

  • NUMBER: 12
  • NAME: Virginia 500
  • DATE: 04-28-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 10 / 72

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 66.686
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 9
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 0 0 500 51 Running 5,476
2 1 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 500 97 Running 2,797
3 5 27 Donnie Allison Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 498 0 Running 1,245
4 8 26 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Junior Johnson 0 0 0 498 20 Running 800
5 7 12 Tom Pistone Ford Tom Pistone 0 0 0 497 0 Running 725
6 12 1 Bud Moore Dodge A.J. King 0 0 0 494 0 Running 675
7 9 16 Tiny Lund Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 494 0 Running 575
8 11 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 489 0 Running 525
9 10 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 489 0 Running 500
10 14 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 0 0 485 0 Running 475
11 23 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 479 0 Running 460
12 30 44 Blaine Kauffman Chevrolet Giachetti Brothers 0 0 0 461 0 Running 400
13 34 80 EJ Trivette Chevrolet E.C. Reid 0 0 0 459 0 Running 390
14 39 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 459 0 Running 380
15 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 449 284 Rear end 1,004
16 15 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 432 0 Running 385
17 37 01 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 0 0 388 0 Running 380
18 24 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Red Sharp 0 0 0 381 0 Engine 365
19 18 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 370 0 Oil pressure 355
20 20 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 349 0 A frame 345
21 16 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 335 0 Ignition 325
22 17 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 328 0 Oil line 325
23 28 76 Roy Tyner Ford Don Culpepper 0 0 0 309 0 Engine 300
24 29 46 Larry Manning Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 0 0 268 0 Rear end 300
25 19 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 237 0 Overheating 325
26 4 29 Bobby Allison Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 235 48 Engine 375
27 26 02 Bob Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 0 0 217 0 Oil pressure 300
28 22 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 148 0 Crash 325
29 21 90 Sonny Hutchins Ford Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 133 0 Rear end 375
30 32 51 Stan Meserve Dodge Margo Hamm 0 0 0 126 0 Steering 275
31 13 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 0 0 109 0 Transmission 275
32 25 28 Earl Brooks Ford Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 103 0 Brakes 275
33 27 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 94 0 Engine 275
34 36 09 Bill Vanderhoff Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 72 0 Oil leak 250
35 6 14 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 0 0 63 0 Crash 275
36 35 95 Frog Fagan Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 62 0 Brakes 250
37 38 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 47 0 Wheel 250
38 33 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 0 0 18 0 Engine 250
39 40 88 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 0 0 15 0 Oil leak 250
40 31 0 Don Tarr Chevrolet Don Tarr 0 0 0 14 0 Clutch 250