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1970 Carolina 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 6 of 48
Sunday, March 8, 1970 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 4:18:32
Average Speed: 116.117 mph
Pole Speed: 139.048 mph
Cautions: 9 for 67 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 38,000
Lead changes: 24

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 843   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth49216,715running188
2 621   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'70 Mercury4899,890running91
3 532   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth4845,265running1
4 122   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge4833,315running162
5 740   Pete Hamilton Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth4752,090running0
61230   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge4701,565running14
73246   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet4601,465running0
81434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford4561,315running0
91564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Ford4541,215running0
10234   James Sears L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford4481,390running0
112525   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth4471,140running0
121824   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford4381,115running0
131970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Buick4271,090running0
14 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge4231,090running34
153576   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford4211,050running0
163465   Joe Phipps Joe Phipps'69 Chevrolet4011,035running0
17 299   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge3661,095ignition2
182448   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford3451,005clutch0
194026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford345990running0
201747   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'68 Ford343975running0
21 972   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford330960lug bolt0
222237   Don Tarr Don Tarr'69 Dodge298995oil leak0
232919   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford257930engine0
242857   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge244915engine0
252074   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth242900engine0
263368   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Mercury211810flagged0
272149   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth203845oil pressure0
28389   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'70 Pontiac181755engine0
291198   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford160840crash0
301679   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth119725engine0
311339   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet108735crash0
323106   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge105770crash0
33 46   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge95680lug bolts0
343923   James Cox Don Robertson'69 Plymouth85665clutch0
35308   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford85650crash0
363651   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet73635engine0
371059   Bunkie Blackburn Tom Pistone'70 Ford35620crash0
383733   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet29605steering0
392784   John Sears Elmo Langley'69 Ford14590rear end0
402610   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford3575crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Allison111
  Bobby Isaac23231
  Charlie Glotzbach33342
  Dave Marcis354814
  Bobby Allison498133
  Richard Petty82821
  Bobby Allison8311331
  Dick Brooks1141141
  Bobby Isaac1151151
  Cale Yarborough11616752
  Richard Petty16819124
  Bobby Isaac1921932
  Richard Petty1941996
  Cale Yarborough2002012
  Bobby Allison20228584
  Richard Petty2862894
  Cale Yarborough2902912
  Bobby Allison29230413
  Richard Petty30531814
  Cale Yarborough3193191
  Richard Petty3203201
  Cale Yarborough3213211
  Richard Petty3223221
  Cale Yarborough32335533
  Richard Petty356492137