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1970 Volunteer 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 28 of 48
Sunday, July 19, 1970 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:08:23
Average Speed: 84.88 mph
Pole Speed: 107.375 mph
Cautions: 8 for 54 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 22,500
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
16224   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge235535axle0
29185   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge5430brakes0
17 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury2211,125crash143
182834   Wendell Scott Earl Brooks'69 Ford149515crash0
19 572   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford136530crash0
211606   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge126485crash0
22 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford100775crash0
26 732   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth51440crash0
5 643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth4641,050engine0
131239   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet354565engine0
202026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford126495engine0
23 830   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge83465engine0
25 427   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford67470engine0
302164   Bill Seifert Elmo Langley'69 Ford1430engine0
241402   Dick Bown Mike Ober'70 Plymouth75480handling0
271328   Fred Lorenzen Richard Howard'70 Dodge48470overheating0
282933   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet30430overheating0
11022   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'69 Dodge5004,850running357
2 998   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford4982,850running0
3 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'70 Dodge4912,075running0
41149   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth4791,385running0
62479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth454850running0
71710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford449825running0
82545   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Ford447700running0
91970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury439675running0
102324   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford429625running0
111548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford427585running0
123019   Henley Gray Henley Gray'68 Ford421575running0
142776   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'68 Ford319595running0
152625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth252545rear end0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dick MayFord
Johnny Halford57Dodge

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough18181
  Bobby Allison829110
  Cale Yarborough9210312
  Bobby Allison10412522
  Cale Yarborough12613914
  Bobby Allison1401401
  Cale Yarborough14116323
  Bobby Allison16420845
  Cale Yarborough20922113
  Bobby Allison222500279