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1970 Old Dominion 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 45 of 48
Sunday, October 18, 1970 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .525 mile paved track (262.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:38:16
Average Speed: 72.235 mph
Pole Speed: 82.167 mph
Cautions: 5 for 32 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 22,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Bobby Allison22Dodge23.002   82.167    
2   Bobby Isaac71Dodge23.062   81.954    
3   Cale Yarborough21Mercury23.082   81.883    
4   Richard Petty43Plymouth23.096   81.833    
5   Dave Marcis30Dodge23.205   81.449    
6   Donnie Allison27Ford23.276   81.198    
7   LeeRoy Yarbrough98Ford23.314   81.066    
8   Friday Hassler39Chevrolet23.418   80.706    
9   Dick Brooks32Plymouth23.453   80.586    
10   Benny Parsons72Ford23.459   80.565    
11   David Pearson17Ford23.497   80.435    
12   Neil Castles06Dodge23.616   80.030    
13   Buddy Arrington5Dodge23.764   79.532    
14   James Hylton48Ford23.798   79.419    
15   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth23.995   78.767    
16   John Sears4Dodge24.029   78.656    
17   J.D. McDuffie70Mercury24.080   78.489    
18   Cecil Gordon24Ford24.115   78.373    
19   Earl Brooks26Ford24.118   78.363    
20   Bill Seifert45Ford24.138   78.298    
21   Ed Negre8Ford24.020   78.685    
22   Bill Champion10Ford24.033   78.640    
23   Ben Arnold76Ford24.053   78.577    
24   Elmo Langley64Ford24.159   78.233    
25   Jabe Thomas25Plymouth24.175   78.180    
26   Johnny Halford57Dodge24.219   78.036    
27   Bill Dennis54Chevrolet24.235   77.985    
28   Roy Mayne46Chevrolet24.455   77.284    
29   Frank Warren79Plymouth24.469   77.240    
30   Joe Frasson18Dodge24.475   77.221    
31   Bill Shirey74Plymouth24.599   76.832    
32   Buck Baker58Chevrolet24.618   76.773    
33   Ken Meisenhelder04Chevrolet   .000    
34   Ken Spikes16Chevrolet   .000    
35   Wayne Smith33Chevrolet   .000    
36   Wendell Scott34Ford   .000    
37   Don Tarr37Dodge   .000    
38   Raymond Williams47Ford   .000    
39   Charlie Roberts60Dodge   .000    
40   Ron Keselowski62Dodge   .000    
41   Joe Phipps65Chevrolet   .000    
42   Larry Baumel68Ford   .000    
43   John Kenney77Ford   .000    
44   Lee Roy Carrigg87Ford   .000    
45   Bill Hollar88Ford   .000    
46   Sonny Hutchins90Mercury   .000    
47   Roy Tyner92Ford   .000    

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:   Bill Shirey (#74), Sonny Hutchins (#90), Bill Hollar (#88), Lee Roy Carrigg (#87), John Kenney (#77), Larry Baumel (#68), Dick May (#67), Joe Phipps (#65), Ron Keselowski (#62), Charlie Roberts (#60), Raymond Williams (#47), Don Tarr (#37), Wendell Scott (#34), Wayne Smith (#33), Ken Spikes (#16), Ken Meisenhelder (#04), Buck Baker (#58), Roy Tyner (#92)