OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

MOTOR TREND 500

A.J. Foyt won the 1970 NASCAR Grand National Series Motor Trend 500 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.620 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $84,235

RACE

  • NUMBER: 1
  • NAME: Motor Trend 500
  • DATE: 01-18-1970
  • LAPS / MILES: 193 / 506
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 31

WINNER

  • NAME: A.J. Foyt
  • CAR MAKE: 1970 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 97.450
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 20
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 3 11 A.J. Foyt Ford Don Wagner Ford 0 193 35 Running 19,700
2 13 1 Roger McCluskey Plymouth Plymouth 0 193 2 Running 9,000
3 5 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Jim Robbins Co. 0 193 5 Running 6,275
4 8 27 Donnie Allison Ford Banjo Matthews 0 190 22 Running 4,475
5 6 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Plymouth By Petty 0 186 2 Engine 3,000
6 1 42 Dan Gurney Plymouth Plymouth 0 180 0 Running 2,400
7 18 06 Neil Castles Dodge Neil Castles 0 178 0 Running 1,750
8 17 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet James Hanley 0 176 0 Running 1,550
9 22 116 Jerry Oliver Oldsmobile Coz Concilla 0 176 0 Running 1,400
10 25 83 Dick Guldstrand Chevrolet James Good 0 170 0 Running 1,350
11 35 21 Parnelli Jones Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 168 88 Clutch 1,275
12 34 321 Kevin Terris Plymouth Gary Sigman 0 165 0 Running 1,250
13 4 22 Bobby Allison Dodge Saddleback Dodge 0 164 0 Bell housing 1,225
14 20 30 Dave Marcis Dodge Dave Marcis 0 163 0 Crash 1,200
15 43 09 Sam Rose Ford Sam Rose 0 157 0 Running 1,175
16 21 81 Dave Alonzo Plymouth Dave Alonzo 0 150 0 Running 1,150
17 2 17 David Pearson Ford East Tenn. Ford 0 148 39 Transmission 1,925
18 28 4 Dick Kranzler Chevrolet Dick Kranzler 0 148 0 Running 1,100
19 42 15 Paul Dorrity Chevrolet -- 0 143 0 Engine 1,075
20 11 132 Joe Frasson Dodge Joe Frasson 0 142 0 Running 1,050
21 40 00 Frank James Chevrolet Jim Calder 0 137 0 Rear end 1,025
22 39 61 Dick Bown Chevrolet Mike Ober 0 135 0 Running 1,025
23 29 179 Ranny Dodd Chevrolet -- 0 111 0 Clutch 1,000
24 36 96 Ray Elder Dodge Fred Elder 0 106 0 Engine 975
25 19 38 Jimmy Insolo Chevrolet Marvin Rowley 0 98 0 Engine 950
26 32 18 Jim Cook Ford -- 0 94 0 Crash 925
27 41 16 Steve Froines Oldsmobile -- 0 83 0 Crash 900
28 9 6 Sam Posey Dodge Cotton Owens 0 82 0 Engine 900
29 7 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 77 0 Engine 885
30 37 7 Jack McCoy Dodge Ernie Conn 0 69 0 Oil leak 850
31 33 23 G.T. Tallas Ford G.T. Tallas 0 49 0 Engine 840
32 44 40 Les Loeser Ford Les Loeser 0 38 0 Clutch 830
33 15 32 Dick Brooks Plymouth Dick Brooks 0 37 0 Engine 895
34 12 31 Buddy Young Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 37 0 Crash 810
35 10 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 34 0 Engine 820
36 24 64 Elmo Langley Ford Woodfield Ford 0 29 0 Engine 800
37 26 126 Carl Joiner Ford Dean Thorne 0 23 0 Rear end 800
38 16 88 Don Noel Ford Noel-Lewin 0 18 0 Engine 800
39 14 93 Don White Dodge Nichels Engineering 0 16 0 Brakes 880
40 31 144 Lothar Motschenbacher Chevrolet -- 0 7 0 Clutch 800
41 23 05 Frank Deiny Chevrolet -- 0 4 0 Wheel bearing 800
42 38 45 Scotty Cain Ford Bill Clinton 0 3 0 Transmission 800
43 27 80 Bob England Chevrolet Bob England 0 3 0 Transmission 800
44 30 79 Frank Warren Plymouth Frank Warren 0 1 0 Engine 800