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NASCAR Grand National race number 28 of 48
Sunday, July 19, 1970 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:08:23
Average speed: 84.88 mph
Pole speed: 107.375 mph
Cautions: 8 for 54 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 22500
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

11022   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'69 Dodge5004850running357
2 998   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford4982850running0
3 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'70 Dodge4912075running0
41149   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth4791385running0
5 643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth4641050engine0
62479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth454850running0
71710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford449825running0
82545   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Ford447700running0
91970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury439675running0
102324   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford429625running0
111548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford427585running0
123019   Henley Gray Henley Gray'68 Ford421575running0
131239   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet354565engine0
142776   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'68 Ford319595running0
152625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth252545rear end0
16224   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge235535axle0
17 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury2211125crash143
182834   Wendell Scott Earl Brooks'69 Ford149515crash0
19 572   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford136530crash0
202026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford126495engine0
211606   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge126485crash0
22 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'69 Ford100775crash0
23 830   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge83465engine0
241402   Dick Bown Mike Ober'70 Plymouth75480handling0
25 427   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford67470engine0
26 732   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth51440crash0
271328   Fred Lorenzen John Jay Hooker   (H.B. Ranier)'70 Dodge48470overheating0
282933   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet30430overheating0
29185   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge5430brakes0
302164   Bill Seifert Elmo Langley'69 Ford1430engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Johnny Halford57Ervin PruittDodge
Dick May67Ron RonacherFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Cale Yarborough18181
  Bobby Allison829110
  Cale Yarborough9210312
  Bobby Allison10412522
  Cale Yarborough12613914
  Bobby Allison1401401
  Cale Yarborough14116323
  Bobby Allison16420845
  Cale Yarborough20922113
  Bobby Allison222500279