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1969 National 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 48 of 54
Sunday, October 12, 1969 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:48:32
Average Speed: 131.271 mph
Pole Speed: 162.162 mph
Cautions: 9 for 50 laps
Margin of Victory: 16 sec
Attendance: 57,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
25 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury2601,510engine17
27 243   Richard Petty East Tennessee Motor Co.   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford2391,260engine7
1 327   Donnie Allison Torino Talladega   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford33420,280running161
38 498   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford94875engine0
3 56   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge3346,550running80
2 622   Bobby Allison Burnside Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge33410,465running63
4 799   Charlie Glotzbach Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge3344,025running0
5 817   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford3323,800running0
41 971   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge81775engine0
281030   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'69 Dodge2171,130engine6
43113   Jim Vandiver Ray Fox'69 Dodge64825steering0
40121   A.J. Foyt Jack Bowsher'69 Ford88875wheel bearing0
61332   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth3212,650running0
361467   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge103885engine0
10154   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford3151,685engine0
221610   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford2881,235running0
131764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford3071,535running0
451896   Frank Warren Frank Warren'68 Ford21680engine0
31199   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac1841,010engine0
302049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth1911,100engine0
72106   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge3202,125running0
92237   Don Tarr Sheraton   (Ray Fox)'67 Dodge3181,760running0
142361   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford3061,480running0
162445   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford2981,380running0
322590   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'67 Ford175980engine0
352631   Buddy Young Fred Bear'67 Chevrolet109905rear end0
17278   Wendell Scott G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth2971,355running0
122833   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'69 Chevrolet3121,580running0
82939   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'69 Chevrolet3181,900running0
393007   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet90850engine0
263125   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth2401,150running0
243284   J.D. McDuffie Elmo Langley'68 Ford2771,175clutch0
333308   E.J. Trivette Central Chevrolet   (E.C. Reid)'67 Chevrolet170950engine0
153429   John Kennedy John Kennedy'67 Chevrolet3011,425running0
203551   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet2911,275running0
183676   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford2921,325running0
343713   Jim Lineberger Jim Lineberger'67 Chevrolet131925crash0
193847   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford2911,300running0
213919   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford2901,250running0
444082   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'68 Chevrolet55675rear end0
424154   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet69725engine0
234209   Wayne Gillette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet2811,200running0
294326   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford2011,025engine0
114448   James Hylton Welch Dodge   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge3141,675running0
374588   Richard Brickhouse Bill Ellis'69 Dodge95900engine0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
J.C. Spradley0E.C. ReidChevelle

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
188  
9135   #31 accident turn 2 
142411  
25317   #96 blew engine 
3210372  
1041063   #67 blew engine 
1071137  
1141185   debris 
1191257  
1261316   #13 accident turn 2 
13219463  
1951995   #08 blew engine frontstretch 
2002045  
2052117   #9 oil turn 1 
21223928  
2402434   #43 blew engine 
24425916  
2602678   #21 blew engine 
26833467  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.0%             Average green flag run: 28.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Donnie Allison12525
  Dave Marcis26316
  Buddy Baker329766
  Bobby Allison9811417
  Donnie Allison1151151
  Bobby Allison1161172
  Richard Petty1181236
  Donnie Allison12414825
  Bobby Allison14915911
  Donnie Allison16019536
  Richard Petty1961961
  Donnie Allison19720610
  Bobby Allison20722519
  Donnie Allison22624015
  Buddy Baker2412411
  Cale Yarborough2422454
  Donnie Allison2462461
  Cale Yarborough24725913
  Donnie Allison2602601
  Buddy Baker2612633
  Bobby Allison2642685
  Buddy Baker2692713
  Bobby Allison2722798
  Donnie Allison2802834
  Bobby Allison2842841
  Donnie Allison28532238
  Buddy Baker3233297
  Donnie Allison3303345