OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

ASHEVILLE 300

Richard Petty won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Asheville 300 at New Asheville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: New Asheville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Asheville
  • LENGTH: 0.333 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $4,955

RACE

  • NUMBER: 19
  • NAME: Asheville 300
  • DATE: 05-31-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 300 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 65.741
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 0
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 300 300 Running 1,200
2 4 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 0 0 299 0 Running 600
3 3 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 296 0 Running 400
4 5 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 292 0 Running 300
5 8 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 0 0 288 0 Running 275
6 12 28 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 286 0 Running 240
7 6 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 284 0 Running 200
8 7 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 281 0 Running 175
9 9 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 267 0 Running 160
10 21 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 261 0 Running 145
11 15 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 259 0 Running 130
12 11 09 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 256 0 Running 120
13 18 75 Gene Black Ford Gene Black 0 0 0 248 0 Running 110
14 20 01 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 0 0 234 0 Running 100
15 13 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 139 0 Steering 100
16 14 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 111 0 Differential 100
17 17 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 105 0 Rear end 100
18 19 69 David Mote Chevrolet Ken Cline 0 0 0 81 0 Oil pressure 100
19 23 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 74 0 Overheating 100
20 16 02 Bob Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 0 0 39 0 Oil pressure 100
21 2 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 38 0 Crash 100
22 10 51 Stan Meserve Dodge Margo Hamm 0 0 0 35 0 Crash 100
23 22 31 Leonard Brock Ford Newman Long 0 0 0 1 0 Crash 0