OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

MOTOR TREND 500

Dan Gurney won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Motor Trend 500 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.700 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $69,365

RACE

  • NUMBER: 3
  • NAME: Motor Trend 500
  • DATE: 01-21-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 186 / 502
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Dan Gurney
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 100.598
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 16
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 121 Dan Gurney Ford Ron's Ford 0 0 0 186 124 Running 21,250
2 2 17 David Pearson Ford East Tenn. Motor Co. 0 0 0 186 10 Running 9,600
3 3 115 Parnelli Jones Ford Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 186 49 Running 5,600
4 12 29 Bobby Allison Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 185 0 Running 3,250
5 7 21 Cale Yarborough Ford 60 Minute Cleaners 0 0 0 184 0 Running 2,225
6 14 3 Al Unser Dodge Rudy Hoerr 0 0 0 182 0 Running 1,550
7 10 37 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 182 0 Running 1,370
8 16 06 Dave James Plymouth Len Heating 0 0 0 171 0 Running 1,250
9 17 45 Scotty Cain Ford Bill Clinton 0 0 0 167 0 Running 1,150
10 4 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Plymouth Dealers 0 0 0 163 0 Engine 1,650
11 20 61 Jim Cook Oldsmobile Coz Concilla 0 0 0 162 0 Running 1,000
12 35 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 150 0 Running 900
13 30 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 148 0 Running 800
14 31 88 Clyde Prickett Chevrolet Dan Dostinich 0 0 0 140 0 Running 700
15 24 7 Jack McCoy Dodge Charles Bell 0 0 0 118 0 Engine 725
16 36 92 Guy Jones Ford -- 0 0 0 109 0 Engine 650
17 37 143 Frank Burnett Plymouth -- 0 0 0 92 0 Gas tank 640
18 40 08 Sam Rose Mercury Sam Rose 0 0 0 92 0 Lug bolt 630
19 22 1 Don White Dodge Nichels Engineering 0 0 0 90 0 Brakes 705
20 21 41 Norm Nelson Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 0 0 87 0 Engine 720
21 38 111 Ed Brown Ford -- 0 0 0 73 0 Fuel pump 615
22 11 14 Jerry Grant Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 0 0 71 0 Crash 760
23 9 22 Darel Dieringer Plymouth Mario Rossi 0 0 0 69 0 Engine 625
24 25 18 Harold Hardesty Ford Bob Bristol 0 0 0 67 0 Crash 575
25 15 6 Buddy Baker Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 59 0 Clutch 575
26 27 00 Frank Jones Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 55 0 Differential 520
27 8 11 Mario Andretti Ford Don Wagner Ford 0 0 0 41 3 Engine 540
28 39 8 Jerry Oliver Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 39 0 Differential 510
29 29 25 Vallie Engelauf Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 38 0 Transmission 505
30 19 96 Ray Elder Dodge Fred Elder 0 0 0 37 0 Fuel pump 500
31 42 2 Johnny Steele Ford Kyle Gibson 0 0 0 33 0 Crash 500
32 32 38 Don Noel Ford -- 0 0 0 31 0 Engine 575
33 33 15 Paul Dorrity Chevrolet Glen Dorrity 0 0 0 28 0 Differential 500
34 13 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 21 0 Engine 575
35 34 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 19 0 Clutch 500
36 26 5 Bill Small Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 16 0 Transmission 500
37 5 26 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Junior Johnson 0 0 0 14 0 Oil pan 575
38 28 98 Bob Link Ford Robert Link 0 0 0 14 0 Sway bar 500
39 23 95 Jerry Titus Ford -- 0 0 0 5 0 Head gasket 500
40 44 80 Bo Reeder Ford Bo Reeder 0 0 0 4 0 Differential 500
41 41 09 Carl Joiner Pontiac -- 0 0 0 3 0 Overheating 500
42 18 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 2 0 Engine 500
43 6 27 AJ Foyt Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 0 0 Engine 550
44 43 46 Joe Clark Plymouth -- 0 0 0 0 0 Head gasket 500