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1970 Nashville 420


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NASCAR Grand National race number 30 of 48
Saturday, July 25, 1970 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
420 laps on a .596 mile paved track (250.3 miles)

Time of race: 2:50:47
Average Speed: 87.943 mph
Pole Speed: 114.115 mph
Cautions: 4 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 17,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 271   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge4203,310running214
2 822   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'69 Dodge4181,910running0
31606   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge3941,310running0
41524   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford3911,010running0
52670   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury385910running0
6 607   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet384860running0
71076   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford380835running0
82325   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth365810running0
93603   Eddie Yarboro Eddie Yarboro'69 Plymouth338800running0
101330   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge336790crash0
112579   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth318780rear end0
122977   John Kenney Bob Freeman'68 Ford242770crash0
132810   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford221760crash0
14 739   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet209750ignition56
153474   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth167740quit0
16 343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth154730crash134
17218   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford151720engine0
181967   Dick May Ron Ronacher'69 Ford139710crash0
192757   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge111700vibration0
203145   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'69 Ford78690engine0
21 902   Dick Bown Mike Ober'70 Plymouth63680sway bar0
221272   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford59670wheel0
23 198   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'70 Ford45660crash16
243019   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford45650quit0
253260   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'69 Dodge39640oil leak0
261426   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford35635engine0
27244   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge34625engine0
28 548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford17615crash0
291734   Wendell Scott Don Robertson'69 Plymouth10605oil line0
302262   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge8590engine0
313597   Lee Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford7570quit0
32115   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge5550rear end0
331854   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet5530overheating0
343364   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury3525engine0
35 432   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth1520axle0
362049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth1515engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  LeeRoy Yarbrough11616
  Richard Petty17150134
  Friday Hassler15116414
  Bobby Isaac1651673
  Friday Hassler16820942
  Bobby Isaac210420211