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1970 Volunteer 500 qualifying results


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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



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Cale Yarborough21Mercury17.870   107.375    
2   David Pearson17Ford17.903   107.177    
3   Bobby Isaac71Dodge17.940   106.956    
4   Donnie Allison27Ford17.992   106.647    
5   Benny Parsons72Ford18.182   105.533    
6   Richard Petty43Plymouth18.197   105.446    
7   Dick Brooks32Plymouth18.240   105.197    
8   Dave Marcis30Dodge18.256   105.105    
9   LeeRoy Yarbrough98Ford28.299   104.858    
10   Bobby Allison22Dodge18.391   104.334    
11   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth18.399   104.288    
12   Friday Hassler39Chevrolet18.475   103.859    
13   Fred Lorenzen28Dodge18.516   103.629    
14   Dick Bown02Plymouth18.582   103.261    
15   James Hylton48Ford18.584   103.250    
16   Neil Castles06Dodge18.629   103.001    
17   Bill Champion10Ford18.862   101.728    
18   Buddy Arrington5Dodge18.890   101.577    
19   J.D. McDuffie70Mercury18.929   101.368    
20   Earl Brooks26Ford18.976   101.117    
21   Elmo Langley64Ford19.055   100.698    
22   John Sears4Dodge19.154   100.177    
23   Cecil Gordon24Ford19.155   100.172    
24   Frank Warren79Plymouth19.218   99.844    
25   Bill Seifert45Ford19.268   99.585    
26   Jabe Thomas25Plymouth19.338   99.224    
27   Ben Arnold76Ford19.391   98.953    
28   Wendell Scott2Plymouth19.455   98.628    
29   Wayne Smith33Chevrolet19.463   98.587    
30   Henley Gray19Ford19.559   98.103    
31   Johnny Halford57Dodge19.711   97.347    
32   Dick May67Ford20.024   95.825    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Johnny Halford (#57), Dick May