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1970 Daytona 500 Qualifier #1


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NASCAR Grand National race number 2 of 48
Thursday, February 19, 1970 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
50 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:40:48
Average Speed: 183.295 mph
Pole Speed: 194.015 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: 5.5 sec
Attendance: 18,700
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury501,300running24
2 571   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge50800running21
3 498   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford50550running0
4 327   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford50500running0
5 640   Pete Hamilton 7-Up   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth50450running2
6 743   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth50400running0
71832   Dick Brooks Bestline Products   (Dick Brooks)'70 Plymouth48345running0
8207   Ramo Stott Ramo Stott'70 Plymouth48335running0
9 83   Jim Vandiver Ray Fox'69 Dodge48325running0
101025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth46310running0
112223   James Hylton Don Robertson'69 Plymouth46300running0
122737   Don Tarr Don Tarr'69 Dodge46290running0
13 964   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury45280running0
141486   John Sears Dennis Gallion'69 Dodge44270running0
151103   Tommy Gale Walt Valerio'69 Ford43260running0
161210   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford43255running0
171920   Joe Hines Joe Hines'69 Dodge43245running0
182106   Neil Castles Stewart Mathena Dodge   (Neil Castles)'69 Dodge43235running0
192833   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet41225running0
202569   Bill Kimmel Bill Kimmel'69 Chevrolet41220running0
211347   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'68 Ford41215running0
222951   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet39210running0
23 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford38405steering3
242407   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet38200running0
251662   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge35 axle0
262395   Leonard Blanchard Leonard Blanchard'70 Ford35 running0
271776   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford23 engine0
28309   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac18 engine0
291574   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth14 engine0
302601   Arnold Bennett Tire City   (Arnold Bennett)'68 Ford1 driveshaft0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough11010
  Bobby Isaac113121
  David Pearson32343
  Pete Hamilton35362
  Cale Yarborough375014