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1970 World 600


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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 48
Sunday, May 24, 1970 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:37:36
Average Speed: 129.68 mph
Pole Speed: 159.277 mph
Cautions: 10 for 66 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 70,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
162606   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge3542,075running0
303107   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet1601,525engine0
152710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford3592,100running0
343216   Roy Mayne Ken Spikes'70 Chevrolet931,425transmission0
14 417   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford3622,925clutch63
122318   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'69 Dodge3662,200running0
193619   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford3341,900running0
2 321   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury39817,080running1
39 222   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge171,675engine0
373824   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford331,375engine0
113025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth3722,835running0
1 927   Donnie Allison Sunny King Ford   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford40039,750running141
24 628   Fred Lorenzen Richard Howard'69 Dodge2521,825engine47
172530   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge3472,050engine0
101831   Jim Vandiver Jim Vandiver'69 Dodge3742,400running6
311232   Dick Brooks Bestline Products   (Dick Brooks)'70 Plymouth1271,525crash0
61736   Bugs Stevens Richard Brown'70 Plymouth3924,400running0
383437   Don Tarr Don Tarr'69 Dodge231,325brakes0
332239   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet1031,450engine0
18334   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge3401,925running0
8 540   Pete Hamilton 7-Up   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth3883,550running0
201143   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth3251,800overheating11
282945   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford1791,600clutch0
51348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford3956,200running9
91649   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth3842,925running0
13195   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge3652,150running0
41555   Tiny Lund John McConnell'69 Dodge3957,575running0
323759   Richard Brickhouse Tom Pistone'70 Ford1261,525crash0
23106   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge2971,750crash1
224062   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge3061,725crash0
352164   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury921,400engine0
403568   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford61,275engine0
213970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury3161,750battery0
7 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge3906,250running19
31472   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford39611,445running0
362876   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford781,400engine0
272479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth1902,600engine0
262090   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'69 Ford2301,625crash0
29 898   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Co.   (Junior Johnson)'69 Mercury1771,650clutch53
25 799   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge2521,775crash49

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Freddy Fryar35Richard BrownChevrolet
Morgan Shepherd93Chevrolet
Johnny Halford57Ervin PruittDodge
Bobby Mausgrover
Earl Brooks23Don RobertsonPlymouth
Dub Simpson

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
11717  
18247   #22 blew engine 
259874  
991046   #64 blew engine 
10511511  
1161183   debris 
1191213  
1221287   #32,59,72 accident turn 2 
12916840  
1691746   debris 
1751762  
1771837   #07 blew engine 
18423653  
2372448   #79,90 accident turns 3/4 
2452528  
25326210   #99,17 accident turn 3 
26329735  
2983058   #6 accident turn 3 
30637065  
3713755   #62 accident turn 3 
37640025  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.8%             Average green flag run: 30.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Isaac11919
  Charlie Glotzbach20201
  James Hylton21233
  Jim Vandiver24296
  LeeRoy Yarbrough307950
  Donnie Allison80812
  LeeRoy Yarbrough82843
  James Hylton85906
  Donnie Allison91999
  Buddy Baker1001001
  Jim Paschal10111111
  David Pearson1121165
  Cale Yarborough1171171
  David Pearson1181192
  Donnie Allison12014728
  Fred Lorenzen14817225
  Charlie Glotzbach17318513
  Fred Lorenzen1861861
  Charlie Glotzbach1871882
  Fred Lorenzen1891935
  Charlie Glotzbach19422633
  Fred Lorenzen22723812
  David Pearson23924810
  Fred Lorenzen2492524
  Donnie Allison25330048
  David Pearson3013011
  Donnie Allison30231716
  David Pearson31836245
  Donnie Allison36340038