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1970 Motor State 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 19 of 48
Sunday, June 7, 1970 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:53:02
Average Speed: 138.302 mph
Pole Speed: 162.737 mph
Cautions: 3 for 28 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.3 sec
Attendance: 47,600
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 421   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury20014,675running61
2 140   Pete Hamilton 7-Up   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth2007,120running27
3 317   David Pearson Purolator   (Holman-Moody)'69 Ford2004,980running0
4 898   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Co.   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford2002,800running6
5 671   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge1992,025running12
61631   Jim Vandiver Jim Vandiver'69 Dodge1981,550running0
7 56   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge1981,300running0
81248   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford1961,200running0
9 930   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge1961,100running0
101172   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford1931,000running0
111364   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury189975running0
122339   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet188950running0
132237   Don Tarr Don Tarr'69 Dodge185925running0
142125   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth185900running0
15254   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge184875running0
162745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford183850running0
17 722   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge179830running0
182857   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge178820running0
193947   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'68 Ford176805running0
203034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford171790running0
212654   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet165775engine0
221818   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'69 Dodge156785running0
231579   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth151745engine0
241099   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge149730engine14
252076   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford147715engine0
263874   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth146700engine0
271405   Ron Grana C.J. Grana'69 Ford124690engine0
28 243   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth109755ignition80
293462   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge105670engine0
301706   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge88710engine0
313707   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet71645engine0
322924   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford68640overheating0
333644   Harold Smith Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'69 Chevrolet30635engine0
343319   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford15655overheating0
35408   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford9625engine0
362403   Tommy Gale Walt Valerio'69 Mercury6620engine0
373286   Dick Brooks Dennis Gallion'69 Dodge5640quit0
383168   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford5660engine0
39355   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge3605engine0
401910   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford1600engine0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1132132  
1331408   #05 blew engine 
1411499  
15016112   #99 blew engine 
16217110  
1721798   #54 blew engine 
18020021  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.0%             Average green flag run: 43.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Pete Hamilton111
  Bobby Isaac21312
  Richard Petty143724
  Pete Hamilton38436
  Richard Petty448138
  Pete Hamilton82832
  LeeRoy Yarbrough84896
  Richard Petty9010718
  Pete Hamilton1081147
  Charlie Glotzbach11512814
  Pete Hamilton1291368
  Cale Yarborough13718650
  Pete Hamilton1871871
  Cale Yarborough1881969
  Pete Hamilton1971982
  Cale Yarborough1992002