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1970 Southeastern 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 9 of 48
Sunday, April 5, 1970 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:02:42
Average Speed: 87.543 mph
Pole Speed: 107.079 mph
Cautions: 6 for 58 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 32,000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
18 117   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford1801,435engine39
1 227   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'70 Ford5006,670running269
24 343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth37450crash0
3 421   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'70 Mercury4562,345engine154
27 572   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford16425crash0
2 622   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Don Robertson)'69 Plymouth4973,820running0
5 732   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth4471,020oil pump36
14 849   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth226525engine0
4 948   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford4531,295running1
171071   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge198495engine1
111130   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge373615running0
281288   Bobby Watson Harry Ranier'70 Dodge11430oil pump0
91307   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet437645running0
211434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford50480engine0
201506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge53490engine0
261662   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge31410engine0
131764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford292535crash0
251845   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford34415clutch0
121925   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth344545running0
152057   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge217515rear end0
162174   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth207505oil leak0
232268   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford42435quit0
62370   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Buick444820running0
82424   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Ford440670running0
302579   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth4370engine0
102604   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'68 Chevrolet411595running0
72719   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford443770running0
29289   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'70 Pontiac9380oil pump0
19298   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford105475oil leak0
223065   Joe Phipps Joe Phipps'69 Chevrolet50445flagged0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Buster Sexton50Buster SextonChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson13939
  James Hylton40401
  Dick Brooks417636
  Donnie Allison7717397
  Bobby Isaac1741741
  Cale Yarborough17518410
  Donnie Allison18519713
  Cale Yarborough19820710
  Donnie Allison208322115
  Cale Yarborough323456134
  Donnie Allison45750044