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1970 Mason-Dixon 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 41 of 48
Sunday, September 20, 1970 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
300 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:40:34
Average speed: 112.103 mph
Pole speed: 129.538 mph
Cautions: 4 for 27 laps
Margin of victory: 27 sec
Attendance: 20000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 243   Richard Petty Southern Chrysler & Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth3006195running186
2 422   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge3003095running0
33699   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge2992170running31
4 517   David Pearson Purolator   (Holman-Moody Racing)'70 Ford2961885running0
5 672   Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'69 Ford2961280running0
6 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge2911170running0
72548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford289920running0
81410   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford285920running0
92968   Larry Baumel Bob's Auto Clnic   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford285880running0
101124   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford281830running0
11 36   Buddy Baker Lash Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge280845crash83
123254   Bill Dennis Mallory's Speed Shop   (Bill Dennis)'69 Chevrolet278710running0
131279   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth277675running0
14134   John Sears J. Marvin Mills   (John Sears)'69 Dodge275645running0
151906   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge272610running0
161674   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth268600running0
173158   Buck Baker Cox Auto Sales   (Robert Brown)'70 Chevrolet267610running0
182765   Joe Phipps Joe Phipps'69 Chevrolet266580running0
19 864   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury262620engine0
202126   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford253560ignition0
211876   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford252550running0
222087   Lee Roy Carrigg John Pemberton'69 Ford245540running0
23 730   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge203585suspension0
241718   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'70 Plymouth199510oil leak0
252370   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury116505engine0
261519   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford95525radiator0
273003   Tommy Gale Walt Valerio'69 Mercury88520engine0
28108   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford82530overheating0
29340   Cliff Tyler Eastern L.I. Racing Enterprises   (Phil Dickerson)'69 Chevrolet79485crash0
302445   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford74480crash0
313392   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Ford42470engine0
322867   Dick May Ron Ronacher'69 Ford17465oil leak0
332284   Raymond Williams Buster Davis'69 Ford14460vibration0
342677   John Kenney Bob Freeman'68 Ford6455transmission0
35 925   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth2495engine0
363534   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford1445engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jimmy Crawford02John RiversPlymouth
Ken Meisenhelder04Janet MeisenhelderMercury
Ed Hessert15Ed HessertDodge
Wayne Smith33Wayne SmithChevrolet
Don Tarr37Don TarrDodge
George Wiltshire39Wes WiltshireDodge
Johnny Halford57Ervin PruittDodge
Charlie Roberts60Charlie RobertsDodge
Bill Hollar80Earl BrooksFord
Sonny Hutchins90Junie DonlaveyMercury
WDRaymond Williams47Bill SeifertFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
397   #25 accident turn 1 
107364  
74796   #45 accident turn 3 
80801  
81877   #0 accident turn 4 
88267180  
2682747   oil on track 
27530026  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.0%             Average green flag run: 54.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker18181
  Charlie Glotzbach829312
  Richard Petty9417178
  Buddy Baker1721721
  Charlie Glotzbach1731731
  Buddy Baker1741741
  Charlie Glotzbach1751839
  Richard Petty18425976
  Charlie Glotzbach2602689
  Richard Petty26930032