OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 400

Richard Petty won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Wilkes 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $19,550

RACE

  • NUMBER: 45
  • NAME: Wilkes 400
  • DATE: 09-29-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 25

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 94.103
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 8
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 400 318 Running 5,975
2 2 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 399 5 Running 2,500
3 6 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Junior Johnson 0 0 0 399 8 Running 1,450
4 1 14 Bobby Allison Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 0 0 397 69 Running 1,150
5 4 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 0 0 395 0 Running 625
6 9 22 Darel Dieringer Plymouth Mario Rossi 0 0 0 392 0 Running 600
7 5 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 391 0 Running 475
8 12 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 390 0 Running 425
9 14 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 389 0 Running 375
10 15 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 0 0 388 0 Running 375
11 13 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 388 0 Running 350
12 8 1 Pete Hamilton Dodge A.J. King 0 0 0 388 0 Running 325
13 16 30 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Larry Wehrs 0 0 0 377 0 Running 300
14 23 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 373 0 Rear end 325
15 20 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 367 0 Running 275
16 29 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 366 0 Running 250
17 7 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 0 0 354 0 Ignition 275
18 17 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 352 0 Running 275
19 19 5 Earl Brooks Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 350 0 Running 275
20 24 76 Stan Meserve Ford Don Culpepper 0 0 0 346 0 Running 275
21 28 50 Eddie Yarboro Plymouth West End Motors 0 0 0 329 0 Running 250
22 21 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 265 0 Engine 325
23 11 84 Roy Trantham Ford Rocky Hinton 0 0 0 243 0 Vibration 250
24 10 6 Charlie Glotzbach Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 224 0 Engine 275
25 22 57 Roy Tyner Dodge Ervin Pruitt 0 0 0 80 0 Overheating 325
26 27 18 Dick Johnson Ford Dick Johnson 0 0 0 25 0 Engine 250
27 30 47 Cecil Gordon Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 23 0 Oil leak 250
28 18 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 0 0 16 0 Engine 250
29 25 02 Walson Gardner Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 0 0 2 0 Crash 250
30 26 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 1 0 Engine 250