OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

RICHMOND 500

James Hylton won the 1970 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Richmond 500 at Richmond International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Richmond International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Richmond
  • LENGTH: 0.542 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $22,760

RACE

  • NUMBER: 5
  • NAME: Richmond 500
  • DATE: 03-01-1970
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 271
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 1 / 7

WINNER

  • NAME: James Hylton
  • CAR MAKE: 1969 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 82.044
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 48 James Hylton Ford Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 500 160 Running 5,195
2 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 500 303 Running 2,970
3 8 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 491 0 Running 1,845
4 2 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 485 37 Running 1,220
5 5 06 Neil Castles Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 482 0 Running 945
6 15 51 Dub Simpson Chevrolet Bill Strong 0 0 0 470 0 Running 670
7 7 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 465 0 Running 620
8 10 9 Roy Tyner Pontiac Roy Tyner 0 0 0 449 0 Running 595
9 19 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 0 0 442 0 Running 575
10 12 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 438 0 Running 565
11 25 70 JD McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 434 0 Running 530
12 9 76 Ben Arnold Ford Ben Arnold 0 0 0 407 0 Running 545
13 4 30 Dave Marcis Dodge Dave Marcis 0 0 0 299 0 Engine 560
14 6 54 Bill Dennis Chevrolet Bill Dennis 0 0 0 263 0 Engine 525
15 26 72 Benny Parsons Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 260 0 Driveshaft 490
16 20 77 John Kenney Ford Bob Freeman 0 0 0 232 0 Brakes 505
17 13 84 John Sears Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 228 0 Engine 495
18 17 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 187 0 Overheating 485
19 11 24 Cecil Gordon Ford Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 153 0 Transmission 475
20 21 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 115 0 Brakes 440
21 18 79 Frank Warren Plymouth Frank Warren 0 0 0 100 0 Axle 455
22 16 33 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Wayne Smith 0 0 0 69 0 Engine 445
23 23 47 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 50 0 Clutch 410
24 22 04 Ken Meisenhelder Chevrolet Ken Meisenhelder 0 0 0 11 0 Suspension 400
25 24 67 Dick May Ford Ron Ronacher 0 0 0 9 0 Oil leak 390
26 14 57 Johnny Halford Dodge Ervin Pruitt 0 0 0 8 0 Oil leak 410