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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 48
Sunday, May 24, 1970 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:37:36
Average speed: 129.68 mph
Pole speed: 159.277 mph
Cautions: 10 for 66 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 70000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 927   Donnie Allison Sunny King Ford   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford40039750running141
2 321   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury39817080running1
31472   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford39611445running0
41555   Tiny Lund John McConnell'69 Dodge3957575running0
51348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford3956200running9
61736   Bugs Stevens Richard Brown'70 Plymouth3924400running0
7 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge3906250running19
8 540   Pete Hamilton 7-Up   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth3883550running0
91649   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth3842925running0
101831   Jim Vandiver Jim Vandiver'69 Dodge3742400running6
113025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth3722835running0
122318   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'69 Dodge3662200running0
13195   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge3652150running0
14 417   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'69 Ford3622925clutch63
152710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford3592100running0
162606   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge3542075running0
172530   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge3472050engine0
18334   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge3401925running0
193619   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford3341900running0
201143   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth3251800overheating11
213970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury3161750battery0
224062   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge3061725crash0
23106   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge2971750crash1
24 628   Fred Lorenzen Eastern Kentucky Mack   (Richard Howard)'69 Dodge2521825engine47
25 799   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge2521775crash49
262090   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'69 Ford2301625crash0
272479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth1902600engine0
282945   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford1791600clutch0
29 898   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Co.   (Junior Johnson)'69 Mercury1771650clutch53
303107   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet1601525engine0
311232   Dick Brooks Bestline Products   (Dick Brooks)'70 Plymouth1271525crash0
323759   Richard Brickhouse Tom Pistone'70 Ford1261525crash0
332239   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet1031450engine0
343216   Roy Mayne Ken Spikes'70 Chevrolet931425transmission0
352164   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury921400engine0
362876   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford781400engine0
373824   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford331375engine0
383437   Don Tarr Don Tarr'69 Dodge231325brakes0
39 222   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge171675engine0
403568   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford61275engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bobby Mausgrover
Dub Simpson
Earl Brooks23Don RobertsonPlymouth
Freddy Fryar35Richard BrownChevrolet
Johnny Halford57Ervin PruittDodge
Morgan Shepherd93Chevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11717  
18247   #22 engine 
259874  
991046   #64 engine 
10511511  
1161183   debris 
1191213  
1221287   #32,59,72 accident turn 2 
12916840  
1691746   debris 
1751762  
1771837   #07 engine 
18423653  
2372448   #79,90 accident turns 3/4 
2452528  
25326210   #99,17 accident turn 3 
26329735  
2983058   #6 accident turn 3 
30637065  
3713755   #62 accident turn 3 
37640025  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.8%             Average green flag run: 30.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Isaac11919
  Charlie Glotzbach20201
  James Hylton21233
  Jim Vandiver24296
  LeeRoy Yarbrough307950
  Donnie Allison80812
  LeeRoy Yarbrough82843
  James Hylton85906
  Donnie Allison91999
  Buddy Baker1001001
  Jim Paschal10111111
  David Pearson1121165
  Cale Yarborough1171171
  David Pearson1181192
  Donnie Allison12014728
  Fred Lorenzen14817225
  Charlie Glotzbach17318513
  Fred Lorenzen1861861
  Charlie Glotzbach1871882
  Fred Lorenzen1891935
  Charlie Glotzbach19422633
  Fred Lorenzen22723812
  David Pearson23924810
  Fred Lorenzen2492524
  Donnie Allison25330048
  David Pearson3013011
  Donnie Allison30231716
  David Pearson31836245
  Donnie Allison36340038