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1969 Daytona 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 6 of 54
Sunday, February 23, 1969 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:09:56
Average Speed: 157.95 mph
Pole Speed: 188.901 mph
Cautions: 5 for 35 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 101,800
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
393570   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick872,290engine0
133139   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet1873,460running0
174430   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'67 Chevrolet1812,260running0
194980   Frank Warren E.C. Reid'67 Chevrolet1782,245running0
222644   Dub Simpson Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'67 Chevrolet1761,420running0
25470   Don Tarr Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet1721,345running0
263708   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet1711,345running0
313233   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'69 Chevrolet1481,350running0
40427   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'67 Chevrolet671,205overheating0
464569   Bill Kimmel Carl Manis'69 Chevrolet30900engine0
494682   Dick Poling Mack Sellers'67 Chevrolet19760engine0
2 46   Charlie Glotzbach Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge20018,425running51
5 13   Buddy Baker Royal Dodge   (Ray Fox)'69 Dodge19810,050running23
95058   Andy Hampton H.B. Ranier'69 Dodge1912,500running0
101696   Ray Elder Fred Elder'69 Dodge1902,935running0
11238   Vic Elford H.B. Ranier'69 Dodge1882,650running0
151548   James Hylton Eberhart-Nunn   (James Hylton)'68 Dodge1852,445running2
214375   George Bauer Dodge   (Robert Schultz)'67 Dodge1762,205running0
281367   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge1701,610engine0
30 271   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge1503,400crash0
41 699   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge621,600crash0
434022   Bobby Allison Brooks-Massey Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge451,160engine0
44171   Pete Hamilton A.J. King'69 Dodge441,885crash0
503657   Roy Mayne Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge9725engine0
11998   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Special / Torino Cobra   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford20038,950running18
3 727   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford19913,275running87
4 911   A.J. Foyt Jack Bowsher'69 Ford1995,800running1
6 317   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody)'69 Ford1985,600running0
71188   Benny Parsons Russ Dawson'69 Ford1972,450running0
81243   Richard Petty East Tennessee Ford   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford1963,150running0
182245   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford1792,335running0
202964   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford & Mercury / Beltsville   (Elmo Langley)'68 Ford1782,285running0
233010   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford1761,395running0
243819   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford1731,355running0
273447   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford1711,360running0
294834   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'68 Ford1681,105running0
342476   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford1331,370engine0
353926   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford1301,275overheating0
372718   Dick Johnson Dick Johnson'68 Ford1041,345oil leak0
38 521   Cale Yarborough Torino Cobra / 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Ford1032,560crash17
42 813   Bobby Unser Smokey Yunick'69 Ford561,400crash1
45414   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford41965overheating0
515123   Don Biederman Dennis Holt'67 Ford0 did not start0
361041   Swede Savage Mercury Cyclone   (Wood Brothers)'68 Mercury1232,520crash0
122103   Richard Brickhouse Dub Clewis'67 Plymouth1883,560running0
141425   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth1872,495running0
162006   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Plymouth1852,385running0
323332   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth1401,345engine0
331829   Ramo Stott Ramo Stott'67 Plymouth1391,410engine0
482853   Billy Taylor Carl Miller'67 Plymouth20870engine0
472536   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'69 Pontiac241,940engine0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
12424  
25317   #53 engine 
324514  
465510   #1 spun turn 4 
56572  
58625   #13 accident turn 2 
6310442  
1051128   #21 accident turn 4 
11315240  
1531575   #76 debris 
15820043  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 27.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker133
  Cale Yarborough42017
  Buddy Baker21255
  James Hylton26272
  Buddy Baker28336
  Donnie Allison344512
  Buddy Baker46461
  Bobby Unser47471
  Buddy Baker48558
  A.J. Foyt56561
  Donnie Allison5711862
  Charlie Glotzbach11913820
  Donnie Allison1391457
  Charlie Glotzbach1461549
  Donnie Allison1551606
  LeeRoy Yarbrough16117717
  Charlie Glotzbach17819922
  LeeRoy Yarbrough2002001