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1971 Yankee 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 36 of 48
Sunday, August 15, 1971 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
197 laps on a 2.040 mile paved track (401.9 miles)

Time of race: 2:40:54
Average Speed: 149.862 mph
Pole Speed: 161.901 mph
Cautions: 2 for 12 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 26,000
Lead changes: 30

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody)'69 Mercury19715,395running155
2 643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'71 Plymouth1977,870running30
3 511   Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises'71 Dodge1964,700running0
41060   Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers   (Joe Nagle)'69 Mercury1932,870running0
51618   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'70 Dodge1922,020running0
6 724   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury1901,495running0
71488   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge1891,320running0
82648   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford1881,220running0
9 925   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth1871,120running0
39 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge111,070water pump1
113944   Tommy Gale Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'70 Ford1851,045running0
102106   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge1861,020running0
123132   Marv Acton Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth1841,020running0
151790   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury184995running0
133576   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford184945running0
141179   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge184920running0
161891   Richard D. Brown Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet183895running0
173747   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford183850running0
182970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury183840running0
192877   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'70 Ford181825running0
203330   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford181810running0
211264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury180795running0
31 16   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth87785engine6
22220   George Altheide George Altheide'70 Dodge177780running0
234034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford174765running0
253486   Bobby Mausgrover Neil Castles'69 Dodge167760running0
242626   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford174750running0
262010   Bill Champion Bill Champion'70 Ford166720running0
27 43   Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard'71 Chevrolet129710engine5
28277   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'69 Ford125700engine0
293845   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford110690fuel pump0
302583   Johnny Halford  '69 Plymouth94680ignition0
333207   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet76675engine0
323684   Dick May Ralph Davis'69 Dodge84655overheating0
34154   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge49645clutch0
35195   Dave Marcis Doc Faustina'70 Plymouth45640overheating0
36248   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford40635fuel pump0
372319   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford38630suspension0
38 872   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Mercury29625engine0
401339   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'70 Chevrolet7615engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Pete Hamilton111
  Bobby Isaac221
  Bobby Allison33028
  Pete Hamilton31322
  Bobby Allison33397
  Pete Hamilton40401
  Charlie Glotzbach41422
  Richard Petty43431
  Charlie Glotzbach44441
  Bobby Allison45451
  Pete Hamilton46461
  Bobby Allison47482
  Pete Hamilton49491
  Bobby Allison508334
  Charlie Glotzbach84852
  Richard Petty86883
  Bobby Allison8912739
  Richard Petty1281347
  Bobby Allison13514511
  Richard Petty1461461
  Bobby Allison1471493
  Richard Petty1501578
  Bobby Allison15816710
  Richard Petty1681681
  Bobby Allison1691702
  Richard Petty1711711
  Bobby Allison17218312
  Richard Petty1841841
  Bobby Allison1851873
  Richard Petty1881947
  Bobby Allison1951973