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1970 Wilkes 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 43 of 48
Sunday, October 4, 1970 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a .625 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:46:20
Average Speed: 90.162 mph
Pole Speed: 105.406 mph
Cautions: 4 for 32 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 cl
Attendance: 8,800
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'70 Dodge4005,825running179
2 343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth4002,850running216
3 298   Donnie Allison Junior Johnson'70 Ford3991,975running5
4 422   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'70 Dodge3951,250running0
5 848   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford393900running0
61172   Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'69 Ford393650running0
7 906   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge392700running0
81020   Clyde Lynn Southland Auto Services   (Clyde Lynn)'70 Ford386625running0
9 539   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet385580running0
101225   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth383570running0
11 764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Ford383560running0
121479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth382550running0
132026   Dave Marcis Earl Brooks'69 Ford379540running0
141724   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford376530running0
152634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford366520running0
163088   Bill Hollar Bill Hollar'69 Ford358485running0
172787   Lee Roy Carrigg John Pemberton'68 Ford352500running0
182254   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet346490engine0
192858   Bub Strickler Bub Strickler'70 Chevrolet316455engine0
202445   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford273470ignition0
211870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury235460axle0
22138   Ed Negre Pyramid Motors   (Ed Negre)'69 Ford223450alternator0
232546   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet212440suspension0
24164   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge202430steering0
252310   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford186420driveshaft0
26 632   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth176415engine0
271957   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge113405engine0
28215   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge95395engine0
292933   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet92360steering0
301549   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth63375crash0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bill Dennis54Bill DennisChevrolet
Bill Shirey74Bill ShireyPlymouth
Roy Tyner92Roy TynerFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Isaac144
  Donnie Allison595
  Bobby Isaac10131122
  Richard Petty13217847
  Bobby Isaac1791802
  Richard Petty18119010
  Bobby Isaac19122737
  Richard Petty228350123
  Bobby Isaac3513511
  Richard Petty3523521
  Bobby Isaac3533531
  Richard Petty35436815
  Bobby Isaac36940032