Richard Petty drove his 1969 Ford Torino to a narrow victory
over Bobby Isaac in the K&K Insurance Dodge. Petty led an
incredible 398 laps of the 400 lap race.
This was Petty's sixth victory at the Fairgrounds
and his 98th career victory.
Isaac was relieved by Dave Marcis on lap 130.
Marcis had dropped out of the race on lap 30 in his Dodge.
This was the first event for the Nord
Krauskopf owned K & K Insurance Team. The team would made
10 appearances at the Fairgrounds and win in 1970 with Bobby
Isaac and 1973 with Buddy Baker.
Cecil Gordon made his first of 21 Fairgrounds races at the 1969