|1967 Tidewater 250|
|Series||Grand National (Cup)|
|Location||Langley Field Speedway|
|Date||May 20, 1967|
|Pole Sitter||Richard Petty|
|Pole Speed||68.214 mph|
|Margin of Victory||6 seconds|
|Average Speed||66.704 mph|
|Points Leader||Richard Petty (1st)|
The 1967 Tidewater 250 was a Nextel Cup (then Grand National) event that occured at Langley Field on May 20, 1967. Pole sitter Richard Petty continued his record pace, by holding off Bobby Allison for the victory.
Biggest Gain in Race: James Hylton (+5)
Race Recap and NotesEdit
Time of Race: 1:29:57
Margin of Victory: Six seconds
- The tiny sixteen-car field matched the 1967 record. It was one of three races in the year to have that amount.
- Petty's win made a seven-week stretch in which he finished first or second.
- Donnie Allison completed two straight top-five finishes with a fifth place showing. It was the first time in his career that he did that accomplishment.
|9||2||4||John Sears||Ford||185||18||ball joint|
|10||7||00||Paul Lewis||Dodge||146||0||fan belt|
|12||10||67||Buddy Arrington||Dodge||106||0||lug bolts|
|13||13||01||Paul Dean Holt||Ford||14||0||oil pressure|
|14||16||97||Henley Gray||Ford||12||0||oil pressure|
|15||15||75||Earl Brooks||Ford||2||0||oil pressure|
|16||14||18||Dick Johnson||Ford||1||0||time gear|
Since points are unknown following the race, these are the year end points positions and where those drivers finished.
1) Richard Petty (1st)
2) James Hylton (3rd)
3) Dick Hutcherson (DNR)
4) Bobby Allison (2nd)
5) John Sears (9th)
6) Jim Paschal (11th)
7) David Pearson (DNR)
8) Neil Castles (DNR)
9) Elmo Langley (4th)
10) Wendell Scott (6th)