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1970 Tidewater 300

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NASCAR Grand National race number 48 of 48
Sunday, November 22, 1970 at Langley Field Speedway, Hampton, VA
300 laps on a 0.395 mile paved track (118.500 miles)

Time of race: 1:40:45
Average speed: 69.584 mph
Pole speed: 78.239 mph
Cautions: 2 for 10 laps
Margin of victory: 100 yards
Attendance: 3200
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

1 422   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'70 Dodge3001635running254
2 172   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford3001100running46
31732   Pete Hamilton Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth299600running0
4 74   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge298425running0
5 548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford297355running0
6 606   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge295325running0
71164   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury293275running0
8 870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury293295running0
91479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth290265running0
101025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth290285running0
11 939   Friday Hassler Chattanooga Valley / See Rock City   (James Hanley)'69 Chevrolet289280running0
121510   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford287250running0
13208   Joe Frasson Ed Negre'69 Ford285245running0
142597   Jim Vandiver Cecil Gordon'68 Ford281240running0
152619   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford273235running0
161974   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth273230running0
172978   Rodney Bruce J.D. McDuffie'69 Buick261225running0
182788   Bill Hollar Bill Hollar'69 Ford255220running0
192234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford237215running0
201626   Dave Marcis Earl Brooks'69 Ford205210running0
212465   Joe Phipps Joe Phipps'69 Chevrolet196205transmission0
223002   Jimmy Crawford Crawford Racing   (Crawford Brothers)'69 Plymouth108200ignition0
23 271   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge106260rear end0
241324   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford87200rear end0
251254   Ben Arnold Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet66200engine0
262392   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Ford51200handling0
27 390   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury28240engine0
281868   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford17200transmission0
292137   Don Tarr Don Tarr'69 Dodge4200engine0
302867   Dick May Ron Ronacher'69 Ford2200engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Benny Parsons13434
  Bobby Allison35189155
  Benny Parsons19020112
  Bobby Allison20230099