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1970 Talladega 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 35 of 48
Sunday, August 23, 1970 at Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:09:17
Average speed: 158.517 mph
Pole speed: 186.834 mph
Cautions: 4 for 30 laps
Margin of victory: 10 sec
Attendance: 38000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 440   Pete Hamilton 7-Up The Uncola   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth18823165running153
2 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge18811490running12
3 399   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge1877380running6
4 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'69 Ford1845540running0
5 76   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge1843915running4
6 921   Cale Yarborough TelePromTer / 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury1833015running2
7 543   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth1832540running0
81177   Ramo Stott Ramo Stott'70 Plymouth1822015running0
91331   Jim Vandiver O.L. Nixon'69 Dodge1801915running0
101048   James Hylton Mullins Ford   (James Hylton)'69 Ford1791865running1
111218   Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement Co.   (Joe Frasson)'69 Dodge1781815running0
122564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury1771765running0
13 622   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge1751715running1
143907   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet1731665running0
151839   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet1721575running0
164125   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth1721670running0
173310   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford1711515running0
18284   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge1701465running0
193276   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford1681415running0
201757   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'69 Dodge1671315running0
211924   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford1661290running0
224434   Wendell Scott Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'69 Plymouth1651290running0
234244   Frog Fagan Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'69 Chevrolet1631290running0
241579   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth1591215ignition0
253419   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford1591190running0
263626   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford1581165running0
275097   Bill Dennis Cecil Gordon'68 Ford1581140running0
283765   Joe Phipps Joe Phipps'69 Chevrolet1571115running0
291668   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford1541090running0
303987   Lee Roy Carrigg John Pemberton'68 Ford1521065running0
313062   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge1511040running0
322130   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge1481115ignition0
33467   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet148990running0
344846   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet146965engine0
352472   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford130965engine0
363147   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'69 Ford128915crash0
374916   Ken Spikes Ken Spikes'70 Chevrolet116890running0
384733   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet102865overheating0
392355   Tiny Lund John McConnell'69 Dodge101865overheating4
40 832   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth94815engine0
412970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury73750oil leak0
42145   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge64700ignition0
432060   Charlie Roberts Strickland Garage   (Charlie Roberts)'69 Dodge45630engine0
444574   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth34610oil leak0
45268   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford29590engine0
462737   Don Tarr Don Tarr'69 Dodge25565engine5
474045   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford13550steering0
484359   Richard Brickhouse Tom Pistone'70 Ford11565engine0
492228   Fred Lorenzen Ray Fox'69 Dodge9580engine0
503506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge5515suspension0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Charlie Glotzbach111
  Buddy Baker221
  Bobby Isaac353
  Buddy Baker661
  Bobby Isaac793
  Cale Yarborough10101
  Charlie Glotzbach11111
  James Hylton12121
  Don Tarr13175
  Buddy Baker18192
  Pete Hamilton20278
  Charlie Glotzbach28281
  Tiny Lund29324
  Cale Yarborough33331
  Pete Hamilton34352
  Charlie Glotzbach36383
  Pete Hamilton396426
  Bobby Allison65651
  Pete Hamilton6614782
  Bobby Isaac1481514
  Pete Hamilton1521521
  Bobby Isaac1531542
  Pete Hamilton15518834