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1970 National 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 48
Sunday, October 11, 1970 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:03:28
Average Speed: 123.246 mph
Pole Speed: 157.273 mph
Cautions: 8 for 63 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 50,000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 598   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Co.   (Junior Johnson)'69 Mercury33423,700running112
21022   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge33410,950running22
3 43   Fred Lorenzen Kmart   (Ray Fox)'69 Dodge3336,400running3
41572   Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'69 Ford3293,955running0
5 971   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge3233,330engine2
61864   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'69 Mercury3212,265running0
71910   Bill Champion Champion Trucking   (Bill Champion)'69 Ford3202,065running0
8205   Buddy Arrington Mobile Home Center   (Buddy Arrington)'69 Dodge3191,965running0
93646   Roy Mayne Hunter?s Garage   (Tom Hunter)'69 Chevrolet3171,955running0
102239   Friday Hassler Rock City   (James Hanley)'69 Chevrolet3151,765engine0
112649   G.C. Spencer Presnell Motors   (G.C. Spencer)'69 Plymouth3131,730running0
123125   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'69 Plymouth3101,655running0
133447   Bill Seifert Garrett Motors   (Bill Seifert)'70 Ford3071,605running0
142390   Bill Dennis Danville Lincoln-Mercury   (Junie Donlavey)'69 Mercury3041,590running0
153970   J.D. McDuffie Welker Construction   (J.D. McDuffie)'69 Mercury3021,565running0
163868   Larry Baumel Auto Specialists / Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford3001,775running0
173024   Cecil Gordon Sahara Motel   (Cecil Gordon)'68 Ford3001,760running0
181327   Donnie Allison Sunny King Motors   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford2961,796engine0
191718   Joe Frasson Frasson Cement   (Joe Frasson)'69 Dodge2951,705running0
20288   Henley Gray Pyramid Motors   (Ed Negre)'69 Ford2941,654running0
21404   John Sears Mills Heating   (John Sears)'69 Dodge2911,591running0
222176   Ben Arnold Arnold Automotive   (Ben Arnold)'69 Ford2581,568fuel pump0
23 243   Richard Petty Southern Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth2392,039crash64
24 640   Pete Hamilton Seven-Up   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth2262,001crash109
252536   Butch Hirst Brown & Associates   (Richard Brown)'70 Plymouth2241,499suspension0
26 36   Buddy Baker Solder Seal   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge1631,738crash20
273206   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'69 Dodge1631,338crash0
282479   Frank Warren Warren Engineering   (Frank Warren)'69 Plymouth1581,318engine0
291648   James Hylton Mullins Motors   (James Hylton)'69 Ford1251,260crash0
301132   Dick Brooks Thornton Motors   (Dick Brooks)'70 Plymouth1221,247engine0
312737   Don Tarr Coca-Cola   (Don Tarr)'69 Dodge1221,212crash0
323342   Marty Robbins Robbins Enterprises   (Marty Robbins)'69 Dodge1051,160engine0
331431   Jim Vandiver Moss-Thornton   (O.L. Nixon)'69 Dodge1051,185crash0
342907   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet941,109wheel bearing0
353757   Johnny Halford Sponsor Wanted   (Ervin Pruitt)'69 Dodge841,114engine0
361230   Dave Marcis Lunda Construction   (Dave Marcis)'69 Dodge541,034engine0
37 199   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge441,449crash2
383561   Hoss Ellington Lemon Tree Inn   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford33938steering0
39 717   David Pearson Purolator   (Holman-Moody)'69 Ford131,418crash0
40 821   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare / 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury10890crash0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Raymond Williams47MARC TimesFord
42Dick Poling16Spike's GarageChevrolet
George Eaton
Buck Baker58Robert BrownChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Charlie Glotzbach122
  Buddy Baker32018
  Richard Petty216040
  LeeRoy Yarbrough61666
  Fred Lorenzen67693
  Richard Petty70734
  Pete Hamilton74818
  Buddy Baker82821
  Richard Petty83897
  Bobby Allison90978
  LeeRoy Yarbrough9810710
  Bobby Allison1081092
  Pete Hamilton11012011
  Richard Petty12113313
  Buddy Baker1341341
  Pete Hamilton13517440
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1751751
  Pete Hamilton1761761
  Bobby Allison1771771
  Pete Hamilton17822649
  LeeRoy Yarbrough22730983
  Bobby Allison31032011
  Bobby Isaac3213222
  LeeRoy Yarbrough32333412