OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VIRGINIA 500

Richard Petty won the 1969 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $40,885

RACE

  • NUMBER: 16
  • NAME: Virginia 500
  • DATE: 04-27-1969
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 61

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1969 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 64.405
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 11
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 6 43 Richard Petty Ford Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 500 65 Running 10,275
2 21 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 500 43 Running 5,050
3 1 22 Bobby Allison Dodge Mario Rossi 0 0 0 500 379 Running 2,840
4 5 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Junior Johnson 0 0 0 496 2 Running 1,550
5 10 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 0 0 496 0 Running 1,075
6 18 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 489 0 Running 975
7 11 27 Swede Savage Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 485 0 Running 875
8 9 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 476 0 Running 775
9 26 38 Buddy Young Chevrolet Fred Bear 0 0 0 474 0 Running 725
10 29 08 EJ Trivette Chevrolet E.C. Reid 0 0 0 474 0 Running 675
11 14 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 468 0 Running 665
12 28 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 458 0 Running 655
13 27 76 Ben Arnold Ford Don Culpepper 0 0 0 456 0 Running 645
14 19 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 453 0 Running 635
15 40 19 Henley Gray Ford Harry Melton 0 0 0 449 0 Running 625
16 17 32 Dick Brooks Plymouth Dick Brooks 0 0 0 428 0 Dq 615
17 32 26 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 423 0 Running 605
18 25 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 422 0 Running 595
19 34 33 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 0 0 420 0 Crash 585
20 12 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 393 0 Oil leak 575
21 35 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 382 0 Overheating 565
22 13 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Friday Hassler 0 0 0 364 0 Ignition 555
23 2 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 281 11 Axle 630
24 16 18 Dick Johnson Ford Dick Johnson 0 0 0 259 0 Crash 535
25 3 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 0 0 245 0 Crash 575
26 38 0 Frank Warren Chevrolet Don Tarr 0 0 0 245 0 Transmission 515
27 31 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 0 0 238 0 Overheating 505
28 23 90 Sonny Hutchins Ford Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 232 0 Head gasket 505
29 8 30 Dave Marcis Dodge Milt Lunda 0 0 0 221 0 Ignition 485
30 7 6 James Hylton Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 213 0 Engine 475
31 39 93 Walson Gardner Ford Walson Gardner 0 0 0 196 0 Steering 470
32 20 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 169 0 Transmission 465
33 22 03 Richard Brickhouse Plymouth Dub Clewis 0 0 0 142 0 Ignition 485
34 30 80 Danny Turner Chevrolet E.C. Reid 0 0 0 139 0 Transmission 455
35 37 47 Cecil Gordon Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 123 0 Engine 450
36 33 56 Ed Hessert Mercury Lyle Stelter 0 0 0 60 0 Brakes 445
37 4 3 Paul Goldsmith Dodge Ray Fox 0 0 0 40 0 Ignition 465
38 24 51 Dub Simpson Chevrolet Bill Strong 0 0 0 24 0 Oil leak 435
39 36 23 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 0 0 11 0 Flagged 430
40 15 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 1 0 Engine 425