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1970 National 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 48
Sunday, October 11, 1970 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:03:28
Average speed: 123.246 mph
Pole speed: 157.273 mph
Cautions: 8 for 63 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 50000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

1 598   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Co.   (Junior Johnson)'69 Mercury33423700running112
21022   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola / Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge33410950running22
3 43   Fred Lorenzen Kmart   (Ray Fox)'69 Dodge3336400running3
41572   Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'69 Ford3293955running0
5 971   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge3233330engine2
61864   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'69 Mercury3212265running0
71910   Bill Champion Champion Trucking   (Bill Champion)'69 Ford3202065running0
8205   Buddy Arrington Mobile Home Center   (Buddy Arrington)'69 Dodge3191965running0
93646   Roy Mayne Hunter�s Garage   (Tom Hunter)'69 Chevrolet3171955running0
102239   Friday Hassler Rock City   (James Hanley)'69 Chevrolet3151765engine0
112649   G.C. Spencer Presnell Motors   (G.C. Spencer)'69 Plymouth3131730running0
123125   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'69 Plymouth3101655running0
133447   Bill Seifert MARC Times Racing News   (Bill Seifert)'70 Ford3071605running0
142390   Bill Dennis Danville Lincoln-Mercury   (Junie Donlavey)'69 Mercury3041590running0
153970   J.D. McDuffie Welker Construction   (J.D. McDuffie)'69 Mercury3021565running0
163868   Larry Baumel Auto Specialists / Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford3001775running0
173024   Cecil Gordon Sahara Motel   (Cecil Gordon)'68 Ford3001760running0
181327   Donnie Allison Sunny King Motors   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford2961796engine0
191718   Joe Frasson Frasson Cement   (Joe Frasson)'69 Dodge2951705running0
20288   Henley Gray Pyramid Motors   (Ed Negre)'69 Ford2941654running0
21404   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating   (John Sears)'69 Dodge2911591running0
222176   Ben Arnold Arnold Automotive   (Ben Arnold)'69 Ford2581568fuel pump0
23 243   Richard Petty Southern Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth2392039crash64
24 640   Pete Hamilton Seven-Up   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth2262001crash109
252536   Butch Hirst Brown & Associates   (Richard Brown)'70 Plymouth2241499suspension0
26 36   Buddy Baker Solder Seal   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge1631738crash20
273206   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'69 Dodge1631338crash0
282479   Frank Warren Warren Engineering   (Frank Warren)'69 Plymouth1581318engine0
291648   James Hylton Mullins Motors   (James Hylton)'69 Ford1251260crash0
301132   Dick Brooks Thornton Motors   (Dick Brooks)'70 Plymouth1221247engine0
312737   Don Tarr Coca-Cola   (Don Tarr)'69 Dodge1221212crash0
323342   Marty Robbins Robbins Enterprises   (Marty Robbins)'69 Dodge1051160engine0
331431   Jim Vandiver Moss-Thornton   (O.L. Nixon)'69 Dodge1051185crash0
342907   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet941109wheel bearing0
353757   Johnny Halford Sponsor Wanted   (Ervin Pruitt)'69 Dodge841114engine0
361230   Dave Marcis Welch Dodge of Robbinsville   (Dave Marcis)'69 Dodge541034engine0
37 199   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge441449crash2
383561   Hoss Ellington Lemon Tree Inn   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford33938steering0
39 717   David Pearson Purolator   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford131418crash0
40 821   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare / 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury10890crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
41Raymond Williams47MARC TimesBill SeifertFord
42Dick Poling16Spikes GarageKen SpikesChevrolet
George Eaton
Dub Simpson51Royal Uniform Service
Buck Baker58Robert BrownChevrolet
Dick May67Costner-Eagleton FordFord
Bill Shirey74
John Kenney77
Raymond Williams84Aristo Craft Metal
Rod Eulenfeld89Hopper-CrewesFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Charlie Glotzbach122
  Buddy Baker32018
  Richard Petty216040
  LeeRoy Yarbrough61666
  Fred Lorenzen67693
  Richard Petty70734
  Pete Hamilton74818
  Buddy Baker82821
  Richard Petty83897
  Bobby Allison90978
  LeeRoy Yarbrough9810710
  Bobby Allison1081092
  Pete Hamilton11012011
  Richard Petty12113313
  Buddy Baker1341341
  Pete Hamilton13517440
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1751751
  Pete Hamilton1761761
  Bobby Allison1771771
  Pete Hamilton17822649
  LeeRoy Yarbrough22730983
  Bobby Allison31032011
  Bobby Isaac3213222
  LeeRoy Yarbrough32333412