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1970 Southeastern 500 qualifying results


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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



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
5   Benny Parsons72Ford18.423   104.153    
18   Bill Seifert45Ford19.632   97.737    
21   Bill Shirey74Plymouth19.754   97.136    
6   Bobby Allison22Plymouth18.608   103.117    
10   Bobby Isaac71Dodge18.906   101.490    
12   Bobby Watson88Dodge18.763   102.267    
31   Buster Sexton50Chevrolet   .000    
4   Cale Yarborough21Mercury18.146   105.743    
24   Cecil Gordon24Ford20.096   95.480    
13   Coo Coo Marlin07Chevrolet19.029   100.837    
11   Dave Marcis30Dodge18.383   104.376    
1   David Pearson17Ford17.919   107.079    
7   Dick Brooks32Plymouth18.710   102.554    
2   Donnie Allison27Ford18.040   106.365    
29   Ed Negre8Ford21.240   90.339    
17   Elmo Langley64Ford19.469   98.554    
25   Frank Warren79Plymouth20.206   94.963    
8   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth18.829   101.904    
27   Henley Gray19Ford20.363   94.228    
23   J.D. McDuffie70Buick20.009   95.895    
19   Jabe Thomas25Plymouth19.686   97.471    
9   James Hylton48Ford18.845   101.817    
30   Joe Phipps65Chevrolet   .000    
20   Johnny Halford57Dodge19.708   97.361    
26   Ken Meisenhelder04Chevrolet20.333   94.370    
22   Larry Baumel68Ford19.945   96.206    
15   Neil Castles06Dodge19.291   99.468    
3   Richard Petty43Plymouth18.079   106.133    
16   Ron Keselowski62Dodge19.371   99.053    
28   Roy Tyner9Pontiac21.119   90.854    
14   Wendell Scott34Ford19.189   99.993    

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:   Buster Sexton (#50)