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capitalcity300
03-25-2008, 07:20 AM
1968 Islip 300 :cheers:

1968 Islip 300 website:
http://racing-reference.info/race?id=1968-26&series=W

Grand National race number 26 of 49
July 7, 1968 at Islip Speedway, Islip, NY
300 laps on a .200 mile paved track (60.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:14:08
Average Speed: 48.561 mph
Pole Speed: 51.873 mph Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 cl
Attendance: 4,600
Winner: Bobby Allison #2 Chevy :applause: :cheers: :cool:
Winner's Prize: $1,000
Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps
1 5 2 Bobby Allison J.D. Bracken '66 Chevrolet 300
2 2 17 David Pearson Holman-Moody '68 Ford 300
3 1 3 Buddy Baker Ray Fox '68 Dodge 299
4 3 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises '68 Plymouth 298
5 4 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering (James Hylton) '67 Dodge 294
6 11 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance (Nord Krauskopf) '67 Dodge 293
7 8 64 Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield '67 Ford 291
8 12 20 Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn '66 Ford 287
9 10 4 John Sears L.G. DeWitt '66 Ford 287
10 13 06 Neil Castles Neil Castles '67 Plymouth 283
11 17 34 Wendell Scott Wendell Scott '66 Ford 277
12 6 44 John Winger Giachetti Brothers (Richard Giachetti) '67 Ford 275
13 9 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '67 Ford 271
14 21 87 Buck Baker Buck Baker '68 Chevrolet 258
15 15 8 Ed Negre Ed Negre '67 Ford 231
16 22 09 Bill Vanderhoff Roy Tyner '66 Chevrolet 230
17 14 28 Earl Brooks Earl Brooks '66 Ford 191
18 16 0 Frank Warren Don Tarr '66 Chevrolet 160
19 18 70 J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie '67 Buick 127
20 7 49 G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer '67 Plymouth 110
21 20 45 Bill Seifert Bill Seifert '68 Ford 109
22 19 76 Roy Tyner Don Culpepper 66 Ford 74
23 23 01 Paul Dean Holt Dennis Holt '67 Ford 62
24 25 69 David Mote Ken Cline '66 Chevrolet 29
25 24 75 Gene Black Gene Black '65 Ford 17
Lap leaders: B. Baker 1-95, R. Petty 96-192, D. Pearson 193-272, B. Allison 273-300

Photo #1. Islip 300, Islip Speedway 001
Photo #2. Islip 300, Islip Speedway 002
Photo #3. Islip 300, Islip Speedway 003
Photo #4. Islip 300, Islip Speedway 004

Islip Speedway, 1947 - 1984

http://racing-reference.info/tracks?id=076 (Click) on race year/race # to get racing stats information.

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