Dick Hutherson poses with his Holman-Moody Ford as he waits to
|Dick Hutcherson led all 200
laps of the race in his Holman - Moody Ford. It was the
second win of the season for the 33 year-old driver.
Ned Jarrett drove the Ford of Jabe Thomas
after his own Ford was destroyed in a wreck on Interstate 40.
The van that was towing the Bondy Long Ford was caught-up in a
severe thunderstorm near Harriman, Tennessee.
The event was the first Grand National
series night race at the Fairgrounds.
Wendell Scott scored a Fairgrounds Speedway career best finish
of fourth in the event. During his storied career, Scott would
compete in 12 events at the track.