USAC Stock Car race
Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
August 18, 1968
100 laps on 1 mile dirt oval; 100 miles

Fin St Driver # Owner Car Laps Money Status Laps Led
   Norm Nelson   4   Norm Nelson   1968 Plymouth Road Runner  100     running   
   Parnelli Jones       1968 Ford  100     running   
   Don White       1968 Chevrolet Chevelle          
   Butch Hartman   75   Dick Hartman            
   Roger Regeth   9   Al Piette   1967 Plymouth          

Notes: It was reported on August 23rd that USAC had upheld a protest by Parnelli Jones, awarding Jones the win and Nelson 4th place.
The decision was reversed in late September, leading to Jones resigning from USAC and USAC suspending Jones indefinitely on September 24.
Time of race: 01:08:20
Average Speed: 87.8 MPH
Race Purse: $ 17,693