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1970 Dixie 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 31 of 48
Sunday, August 2, 1970 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:29:53
Average Speed: 142.712 mph
Pole Speed: 157.625 mph
Cautions: 1 for 10 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lp 31 sc
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
193102   Dick Bown Mike Ober'70 Plymouth2921,060running0
211506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge2871,000running0
153207   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet3001,255running0
383010   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford53770suspension0
393316   J.D. McDuffie Ken Spikes'70 Chevrolet30755vibration0
32 517   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford1261,370engine1
281918   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'69 Dodge183880engine0
2 421   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury32711,525running0
72922   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge3231,875running0
372524   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford69795frame0
244025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth278900running0
363826   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford77780engine0
51127   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford3252,800running0
22 128   Fred Lorenzen Eastern Kentucky Mack   (Ray Fox)'69 Dodge2841,550engine0
291430   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge165875ignition0
91331   Jim Vandiver O.L. Nixon'69 Dodge3161,800running0
26 932   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth219930crash0
313634   Wendell Scott Don Robertson'69 Plymouth136830engine0
401636   Bugs Stevens Richard Brown'70 Plymouth24775engine0
112639   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet3071,475running0
12344   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge3041,400running0
61040   Pete Hamilton Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth3242,500running0
1 643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth32819,600running295
203945   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford2921,000running0
142746   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet3001,325running0
101848   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford3101,525running0
272349   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth196895engine0
18285   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge2951,125running0
343554   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet93800engine0
173757   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge2971,150running0
4 26   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge3263,775running15
131764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury3031,375running0
252468   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford244915engine0
35 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge83840engine0
81272   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford3231,850running0
162176   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford2991,225running0
302079   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth164865grease seal0
23228   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford279950running0
3 798   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Mercury3267,200running17
33 899   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge108860engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson111
  Buddy Baker21615
  LeeRoy Yarbrough17171
  Richard Petty185639
  LeeRoy Yarbrough57604
  Richard Petty6111656
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1171237
  Richard Petty12417552
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1761805
  Richard Petty181328148