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NASCAR Grand National race number 37 of 48
Saturday, August 29, 1970 at South Boston Speedway, South Boston, VA
281 laps on a 0.357 mile paved track (100.317 miles)

Time of race: 1:22:23
Average speed: 73.06 mph
Pole speed: 81.187 mph
Cautions: 1 for 10 laps
Margin of victory: 13 sec
Attendance: 5800
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth2811500running271
22471   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'70 Dodge281900running0
3 322   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'69 Dodge280500running0
4 272   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford279350running10
5 748   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford277325running0
6 506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge276300running0
7 870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury273275running0
81664   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford272270running0
91925   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth272265running0
10104   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge272260running0
111124   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford267255running0
121868   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford260250running0
13 674   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth258245running0
141779   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth178240suspension0
15 910   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford161235transmission0
16158   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford150230oil pan0
171434   Wendell Scott Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'69 Plymouth125225oil leak0
181345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford97220clutch0
19 426   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford87215engine0
202119   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford80210oil pan0
212004   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet54205quit0
221254   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet24200overheating0
232277   John Kenney Bob Freeman'68 Ford19200quit0
242333   Dave Marcis Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet3200quit0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty19292
  Benny Parsons9310210
  Richard Petty103281179