| World 600|
| May 24, 1970 (1970-May-24)|
Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina
Permanent racing facility
1.500 mi (2.414 km)
400 laps, 600 mi (965 km)
Temperatures approaching 84.9 °F (29.4 °C); wind speeds up to 9.2 miles per hour (14.8 km/h)
The 1970 World 600 the 11th running of the event, was a NASCAR Grand National Series race held on May 24, 1970 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Contested over 400 laps on the 1.5 mile (2.42 km) speedway, it was the 16th race of the 1970 NASCAR Grand National Series. Donnie Allison won the race.
Bugs Stevens made his official NASCAR debut in this race.
1970 World 600 Wikipedia
The race was held at Charlotte Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) quad-oval track located in Concord, North Carolina. The track's turns were banked at twenty-four degrees, while the front stretch, the location of the finish line, was five degrees. The back stretch, opposite of the front, also had a five degree banking. Charlotte Motor Speedway hosted the NASCAR Grand National Series twice during the 1970 season, with the other race being the National 500. The track opened for the inaugural World 600 in 1960, and was built by Bruton Smith and Curtis Turner. An estimated 70,000 spectators attended the race.Time of race: 4:37:36
Average Speed: 129.68 miles per hour (208.70 km/h)
Pole Speed: 159.277 miles per hour (256.331 km/h)
Cautions: 10 for 66 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Lead changes: 28