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1968 Dixie 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 33 of 49
Sunday, August 4, 1968 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:56:34
Average Speed: 127.068 mph
Pole Speed: 153.361 mph
Cautions: 11 for 67 laps
Margin of Victory: 10 sec
Attendance: 51,300
Lead changes: 29

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Buddy Baker3Dodge142.910   153.361    
2   Cale Yarborough21Mercury143.482   152.749    
3   Charlie Glotzbach6Dodge143.698   152.520    
4   David Pearson17Ford143.993   152.207    
5   LeeRoy Yarbrough98Mercury144.103   152.091    
6   Tiny Lund16Mercury146.279   149.829    
7   Sam McQuagg1Dodge146.607   149.493    
8   Jim Hurtubise56Mercury147.143   148.949    
9   Donnie Allison27Ford147.200   148.891    
10   Richard Petty43Plymouth147.322   148.768    
11   Bud Moore29Ford147.395   148.694    
12   Paul Goldsmith99Dodge147.481   148.608    
13   Bobby Isaac71Dodge147.679   148.408    
14   Darel Dieringer22Plymouth147.703   148.384    
15   E.J. Trivette80Chevrolet155.009   141.390    
16   Red Farmer97Ford151.287   144.869    
17   James Hylton48Dodge152.416   143.796    
18   John Sears4Ford152.627   143.597    
19   Elmo Langley64Ford156.272   140.248    
20   Pete Hamilton5Ford156.795   139.780    
21   Friday Hassler39Chevrolet157.602   139.064    
22   Bill Champion10Ford157.725   138.956    
23   Bob Moore96Ford161.564   135.654    
24   Hoss Ellington61Mercury161.694   135.545    
25   Clyde Lynn20Ford167.096   131.163    
26   Bobby Allison2Chevrolet153.524   142.758    
27   Bill Seifert45Ford155.483   140.959    
28   Dick Johnson18Ford156.978   139.617    
29   Neil Castles06Plymouth157.407   139.236    
30   Wayne Smith38Chevrolet158.101   138.625    
31   Lennie Waldo52Ford158.187   138.550    
32   Henley Gray19Ford158.211   138.529    
33   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth158.313   138.440    
34   Willie Crane32Ford160.403   136.636    
35   Frank Warren57Dodge160.736   136.353    
36   Bobby Johns7Chevrolet152.760   143.472    
37   Richard Brickhouse03Plymouth157.586   139.078    
38   Stan Meserve51Dodge157.627   139.042    
39   Don Tarr0Chevrolet159.757   137.188    
40   J.D. McDuffie70Buick160.358   136.674    
41   Jabe Thomas25Ford   .000    
42   Earl Brooks28Ford   .000    
43   Wendell Scott34Ford   .000    
44   Roy Tyner9Pontiac   .000    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Jabe Thomas (#25), Earl Brooks (#28), Wendell Scott (#34), Roy Tyner (#9)