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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 
1   David Pearson17Ford17.919   107.079    
2   Donnie Allison27Ford18.040   106.365    
3   Richard Petty43Plymouth18.079   106.133    
4   Cale Yarborough21Mercury18.146   105.743    
11   Dave Marcis30Dodge18.383   104.376    
5   Benny Parsons72Ford18.423   104.153    
6   Bobby Allison22Plymouth18.608   103.117    
7   Dick Brooks32Plymouth18.710   102.554    
12   Bobby Watson88Dodge18.763   102.267    
8   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth18.829   101.904    
9   James Hylton48Ford18.845   101.817    
10   Bobby Isaac71Dodge18.906   101.490    
13   Coo Coo Marlin07Chevrolet19.029   100.837    
14   Wendell Scott34Ford19.189   99.993    
15   Neil Castles06Dodge19.291   99.468    
16   Ron Keselowski62Dodge19.371   99.053    
17   Elmo Langley64Ford19.469   98.554    
18   Bill Seifert45Ford19.632   97.737    
19   Jabe Thomas25Plymouth19.686   97.471    
20   Johnny Halford57Dodge19.708   97.361    
21   Bill Shirey74Plymouth19.754   97.136    
22   Larry Baumel68Ford19.945   96.206    
23   J.D. McDuffie70Buick20.009   95.895    
24   Cecil Gordon24Ford20.096   95.480    
25   Frank Warren79Plymouth20.206   94.963    
26   Ken Meisenhelder04Chevrolet20.333   94.370    
27   Henley Gray19Ford20.363   94.228    
28   Roy Tyner9Pontiac21.119   90.854    
29   Ed Negre8Ford21.240   90.339    
30   Joe Phipps65Chevrolet   .000    
31   Buster Sexton50Chevrolet   .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:   Buster Sexton (#50)