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1970 Capital City 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 40 of 48
Sunday, September 13, 1970 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
500 laps on a 0.542 mile paved track (271.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:34
Average speed: 81.476 mph
Pole speed: 87.014 mph
Cautions: 2 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 11000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

1 143   Richard Petty Southern Chrysler & Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth5004675running488
2 722   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'69 Dodge4982550running0
3 327   Donnie Allison Sunny King Ford   (Banjo Matthews)'70 Ford4971800running12
4 471   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge4961175running0
5 990   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'69 Ford492950running0
6 672   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford492675running0
7 849   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth491625running0
8 548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford489600running0
9 232   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth481655running0
101325   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth481570running0
111945   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford476560running0
121464   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Ford476550running0
132024   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford471540running0
142476   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford470505running0
151770   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury468520running0
162134   Wendell Scott Don Robertson'69 Plymouth467485running0
172392   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Ford462475running0
182519   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford451465running0
192757   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge396455engine0
201526   Dave Marcis Earl Brooks'69 Ford394470overheating0
212904   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet376435engine0
221879   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth359450running0
231206   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge340440rear end0
243010   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford154405motor mount0
25114   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge148420axle0
26225   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge138390rear end0
271054   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet41405engine0
28168   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford21395engine0
292687   Lee Roy Carrigg John Pemberton'68 Ford4360clutch0
302874   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth0350quit0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty144
  Donnie Allison51612
  Richard Petty17500484