July 29, 1967 - 200 Miles - Purse $10,200

The 1967 Nashville 420 top three qualifiers were Dick Hutcherson, Richard Petty and Jim Paschal (at left).  Paschal led 15 laps before his 1967 Plymouth was forced to retire with steering problems.  Hutcherson led for 22 laps before engine failure ended his day.  The day belonged to Richard Petty and his 1967 Petty Enterprises Plymouth as he led 131 laps and won by a margin of five laps over second place James Hylton.

The victory was Petty's fifth at Fairgrounds Speedway and 65th overall

Second place went to Inman SC's James Hylton in the former Cotton Owens Dodge. It was Hylton's second race at the Fairgrounds, he would compete in 26 Grand National events at the track.

Friday Hassler was in second when he blew his engine on lap 363

Average Speed:   70.866 mph Time of Race:     2:49:20 Margin:         5 Laps
Pole Winner:         Dick Hutcherson / 84.26 Attendance::      13,751 Cautions:      8 for 50
Lap Leaders:         Hutcherson 1-21, Pashcal 22-36, Hutcherson, Allison, Petty, Allison, Hassler 261-273, Petty 274-400
 
Driver Fin Str Car Team  /  Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
Richard Petty 1 2 43 Plymouth/Petty Ent 67 Plymouth 400 2,050 running 131
James Hylton 2 8 48 Bud Hartje 65 Dodge 395 1,500 running  
John Sears 3 11 4 L.G. DeWitt 66 Ford 390 900 running  
Sam McQuagg 4 6 6 Cotton Owens 67 Dodge 390 500 running  
  Clyde Lynn 5 14 20 Clyde Lynn 66 Ford 375 475 running  
  George England 6 24 51 Tom Hixson 66 Chevrolet 369 450 running  
  Don Biederman 7 20 94 Ron Stotten 66 Chevrolet 364 425 running  
  Friday Hassler 8 9 39 Red Sharp 66 Chevrolet 363 375 engine 12
  Bill Seifert 9 26 45 Bill Seifert 66 Ford 345 325 running  
  Max Ledbetter 10 21 35 Ken Carpenter 66 Olds 322 300 running  
Dick Hutcherson 11 1 29 East Tenn Motors-Bondy Long 67 Ford 305 270 engine 22
Wendell Scott 12 29 34 Wendell Scott 65 Ford 300 240 engine  
Henley Gray 13 15 97 Henley Gray 66 Ford 269 220 running  
Bobby Allison 14 5 2 J.D. Bracken 65 Chevrolet 260 200 engine 1
Wayne Smith 15 19 38 Archie Smith 66 Chevrolet 235 170 clutch  
Buck Baker 16 22 88 Buck Baker 67 Olds 139 150 engine  
Coo Coo Marlin 17 13 4 Cunningham-Kelley   66 Chevrolet 120 130 heating  
  George Davis 18 18 7 George Davis 66 Chevrolet 118 120 crash  
Roy Tyner 19 23 9 Truett Rodgers 66 Chevrolet 104 100 w bearing  
Bill Ervin 20 27 31 Ralph Murphy 65 Ford 69 100 heating  
  Bobby Wawak 21 31 92 Bobby Wawak 65 Dodge 58 100 ignition  
Earl Brooks 22 17 76 Don Culpepper 66 Ford 52 100 crash  

Ed Negre 23 28 8 Ed Negre 67 Ford 46 100 oil leak  
Neil Castles 24 12 6 Neil Castles 66 Dodge 45 100 steering  
Jim Paschal 25 3 14 Friedkin Enterprises   67 Plymouth 44 100 steering 15
G.C. Spencer 26 4 49 G.C. Spencer 67 Plymouth 36 100 engine  
  Dick Johnson 27 25 18 Dick Johnson 66 Ford 36 100 crash  
  Jack Harden 28 32 24 Betty Lilly 67 Ford 34 100 crash  
  Paul Dean Holt 29 30 1 Dennis Holt 67 Ford 24 100 drive shift  
Tom Pistone 30 7 74 Turkey Minton 67 Chevrolet 21 100 engine  
Elmo Langley 31 10 64 Elmo Langley 66 Ford 21 100 crash  
  Walter Wallace 32 16 91 Neil Castles 65 Plymouth 11 100 vibration