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1970 Sacramento 100


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NASCAR Grand National West race number 4 of 19
Sunday, May 10, 1970 at California State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:10:04
Average speed: 85.633 mph
Pole speed: 90.475 mph
Cautions: 3 for 11 laps
Margin of victory: .25 lap
Attendance: 4235
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National West results   /   1970 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 15   Tiny Lund Bill Clinton'69 Ford1001500running51 
21124   Ray Johnstone Karl Hutchinson'67 Chevrolet100900running0 
3 700   Frank James Jim Calder'69 Chevrolet100750running0 
4106   Jerry Oliver Cos Cancilla'70 Oldsmobile100650running0 
5 461   Dick Bown Ober Logging   (Mike Ober)'69 Chevrolet99575running0 
61308   John Soares, Jr. Plymouth   (John Soares, Sr.)'70 Plymouth99525engine7 
71543   Frank Burnett Paul Jenkins'69 Plymouth97500running0 
8 388   Don Noel Noel-Lewin   (Don Noel)'67 Ford97475running40 
92645   Scotty Cain Bill Clinton'69 Ford96450running0 
10 98   Bob England Bob England'69 Chevrolet96400running0 
11 532   Kevin Terris Gary Sigman'70 Plymouth95200running0 
1219129   Jerry Griffin Jerry Griffin'69 Ford94150running0 
13222   Johnny Steele Johnny Steele'69 Ford92125running0 
141738   Jimmy Insolo Marvin Rowley'68 Chevrolet92100running0 
15249   Bill Pratt Paul Burchard'67 Mercury89100running0 
16 296   Ray Elder Hargis Engineering   (Fred Elder)'69 Dodge8680clutch2 
172044   Hank Dekker, Jr. Joseph Williams'69 Dodge7970rear end0 
182319   Les Cooper Carter Johnson'67 Chevrolet6860running0 
19 615   Paul Dorrity Glen Dorrity'69 Chevrolet4750overheating0 
201223   G.T. Tallas G.T. Tallas'69 Ford3125rear end0 
21 87   Jack McCoy Hilton Hyper Lube   (Ernie Conn)'70 Dodge2225engine0 
221468   Don Simkins Don Simkins'68 Oldsmobile1125spindle0 
232509   Sam Rose Sam Rose'67 Ford1025front wheel0 
241640   Les Loeser, Jr. Loeser & Lankford   (Les Loeser, Sr.)'68 Ford925crash0 
251811   Ed Brown Ed Brown'68 Ford625engine0 
262128   Pat Patrick Russ Whiteside'69 Plymouth4 spun0 
2727188   Bill O'Neil Bill O'Neil'67 Chevrolet3 flagged0 
2828144   Jim Good James Good'68 Chevrolet0 did not start0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #7,09,11,15,23,28,40,44,68 accident North turn 
92012  
21244   #96 accident North turn 
255127  
52543   #15 stalled frontstretch 
5510046  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.0%             Average green flag run: 22.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ray Elder122
  Tiny Lund32321
  Don Noel243411
  John Soares, Jr.35417
  Don Noel427029
  Tiny Lund7110030