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1970 American 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 47 of 48
Sunday, November 15, 1970 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 4:14:24
Average Speed: 117.811 mph
Pole Speed: 136.496 mph
Cautions: 7 for 46 laps
Margin of Victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Charlie Glotzbach99Dodge26.823   136.496    
2   Cale Yarborough21Mercury26.923   135.985    
3   Bobby Allison22Dodge27.037   135.412    
4   Dick Brooks32Plymouth27.063   135.282    
5   Bobby Isaac71Dodge27.105   135.072    
6   David Pearson17Ford27.109   135.052    
7   Richard Petty43Plymouth27.122   134.988    
8   Dave Marcis30Dodge27.282   134.196    
9   Buddy Baker6Dodge27.286   134.176    
10   Jim Paschal40Plymouth27.326   133.984    
11   LeeRoy Yarbrough98Mercury27.339   133.916    
12   Benny Parsons72Ford27.361   133.808    
13   Tiny Lund55Dodge27.803   131.681    
14   Buddy Young13Ford27.860   131.412    
15   Bill Dennis90Mercury28.182   129.910    
16   Donnie Allison27Ford27.148   134.858    
17   Jim Vandiver31Dodge27.744   131.961    
18   Bill Champion10Ford28.096   130.308    
19   Butch Hirst36Plymouth28.250   129.598    
20   Joe Frasson18Dodge28.261   129.547    
21   Friday Hassler39Chevrolet28.406   128.886    
22   James Hylton48Ford28.674   127.681    
23   Raymond Williams47Ford28.679   127.659    
24   Bill Seifert45Ford28.724   127.463    
25   Buddy Arrington5Dodge28.738   127.401    
26   John Sears4Dodge28.926   126.573    
27   Hoss Ellington61Ford28.934   126.534    
28   Elmo Langley64Mercury28.950   126.464    
29   Johnny Halford57Dodge28.976   126.353    
30   Neil Castles06Dodge29.125   125.704    
31   Cecil Gordon24Ford28.663   127.730    
32   Ben Arnold76Ford28.892   126.718    
33   Larry Baumel68Ford28.957   126.433    
34   Jabe Thomas25Plymouth28.994   126.272    
35   Roy Tyner92Ford29.069   125.946    
36   Bill Shirey74Plymouth29.070   125.942    
37   Henley Gray19Ford29.097   125.825    
38   J.D. McDuffie70Mercury29.154   125.583    
39   Wendell Scott34Ford29.160   125.553    
40   Frank Warren79Plymouth29.199   125.386    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   none