OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VIRGINIA 500

Bobby Isaac won the 1970 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.525 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $44,415

RACE

  • NUMBER: 18
  • NAME: Virginia 500
  • DATE: 05-31-1970
  • LAPS / MILES: 377 / 198
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 46

WINNER

  • NAME: Bobby Isaac
  • CAR MAKE: 1969 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 68.584
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 4
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 2 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 377 223 Running 10,795
2 3 22 Bobby Allison Dodge Coca-Cola 0 377 84 Running 5,140
3 4 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 376 51 Running 3,100
4 7 98 David Pearson Ford Junior Johnson 0 375 0 Running 1,525
5 9 32 Dick Brooks Plymouth Dick Brooks 0 373 0 Running 1,025
6 18 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 370 0 Running 1,000
7 10 48 James Hylton Ford Hylton Engineering 0 369 0 Running 875
8 19 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 365 0 Running 825
9 13 54 Bill Dennis Chevrolet Bill Dennis 0 363 0 Running 800
10 17 24 Cecil Gordon Ford Cecil Gordon 0 359 0 Running 775
11 21 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 358 0 Running 790
12 27 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 357 0 Running 755
13 23 4 John Sears Dodge John Sears 0 356 0 Running 745
14 32 62 Ron Keselowski Dodge Kaye Engineering 0 355 0 Running 735
15 35 47 Raymond Williams Ford Bill Seifert 0 352 0 Running 725
16 25 76 Ben Arnold Ford Ben Arnold 0 337 0 Running 715
17 29 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 333 0 Running 705
18 15 79 Frank Warren Plymouth Frank Warren 0 329 0 Running 695
19 12 5 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 273 0 Head gasket 685
20 26 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 231 0 Running 675
21 33 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 141 0 Engine 665
22 11 06 Neil Castles Dodge Neil Castles 0 132 0 Rear end 655
23 28 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 116 0 Ignition 645
24 14 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 112 0 Oil pan 635
25 36 23 James Cox Plymouth Don Robertson 0 110 0 Engine 625
26 1 27 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Banjo Matthews 0 102 19 Clutch 700
27 37 77 John Kenney Ford Bob Freeman 0 99 0 Brakes 605
28 22 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 74 0 Brakes 595
29 34 67 Dick May Ford Ron Ronacher 0 73 0 Oil leak 685
30 24 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 61 0 Transmission 575
31 31 04 Ken Meisenhelder Chevrolet Ken Meisenhelder 0 51 0 Brakes 570
32 20 51 Dub Simpson Chevrolet Bill Strong 0 37 0 Ignition 565
33 5 30 Dave Marcis Dodge Dave Marcis 0 37 0 Transmission 560
34 39 92 Roy Tyner Pontiac Roy Tyner 0 35 0 Engine 555
35 16 57 Johnny Halford Dodge Ervin Pruitt 0 30 0 Engine 550
36 6 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet James Hanley 0 22 0 Engine 545
37 30 26 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 19 0 Overheating 535
38 8 72 Benny Parsons Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 19 0 Overheating 535
39 38 33 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Wayne Smith 0 18 0 Brakes 530