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NASCAR Grand National race number 34 of 48
Sunday, August 16, 1970 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
197 laps on a 2.040 mile paved track (401.880 miles)

Time of race: 2:48:32
Average speed: 147.571 mph
Pole speed: 157.363 mph
Cautions: 1 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 34500
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

1 199   Charlie Glotzbach Dow Chemicals   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge19714275running116
2 622   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge1976845running26
3 932   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth1964430running0
4 271   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge1962800running1
51240   Pete Hamilton Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth1961975running0
6 76   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge1961475running0
7 498   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Mercury1961350running2
81472   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford1921200running22
91348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford1901100running0
10 521   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury1881050engine26
111718   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'69 Dodge187975running0
122306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge183950running0
131564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury183925running0
14 343   Richard Petty Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth183975running1
152747   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'70 Ford183875running0
162545   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford182850running0
173107   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet182880running0
182625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth180820running0
192179   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth179805running0
203654   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet177790running0
213001   Bob Senneker Tire City'69 Mercury175775running0
223334   Wendell Scott Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'69 Plymouth170785running0
23198   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford140745running0
24284   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge136730ignition0
252926   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford131715oil pump0
261610   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford123700oil leak0
273474   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth104690oil leak0
28 827   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford101680engine3
292268   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford74670overheating0
301876   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford27660exhaust0
313986   Roy Tyner Neil Castles'69 Dodge26645battery0
32205   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge22640alternator0
334044   Frog Fagan Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'69 Chevrolet16635transmission0
342439   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet13630engine0
353519   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford11625engine0
363887   Lee Roy Carrigg John Pemberton'69 Ford11620fuel pump0
371117   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'69 Ford51015ignition0
383262   Ron Keselowski Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge5635rear end0
391030   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge3605engine0
403724   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford0600engine0

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
1891979   #21 engine 
  Percent of race run under caution: 4.6%             Average green flag run: 188.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Charlie Glotzbach177
  Richard Petty881
  Charlie Glotzbach91911
  Cale Yarborough20267
  Charlie Glotzbach273711
  Cale Yarborough38414
  Bobby Isaac42421
  LeeRoy Yarbrough43442
  Donnie Allison45473
  Charlie Glotzbach487831
  Cale Yarborough79868
  Bobby Allison87926
  Charlie Glotzbach9311927
  Bobby Allison12013920
  Cale Yarborough1401423
  Charlie Glotzbach14316220
  Benny Parsons16318422
  Cale Yarborough1851884
  Charlie Glotzbach1891979