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1971 Albany-Saratoga 250

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 29 of 48
Wednesday, July 14, 1971 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, NY
250 laps on a 0.362 mile paved track (90.500 miles)

Time of race: 1:21:21
Average speed: 66.748 mph
Pole speed: 74.896 mph
Cautions: 2 for 10 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 7000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 143   Richard Petty Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth2501500running181
2 42   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge248900running59
3 670   J.D. McDuffie T.D. Welker Construction Co.   (J.D. McDuffie)'69 Mercury244500running5
4 948   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Ford243350running0
51867   Elmo Langley Ron Ronacher'69 Ford242325running0
6 810   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford240300running0
71034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford240275running0
81924   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury240270running0
92688   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge239265running0
10258   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford239260running0
112377   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'70 Ford236255running0
122219   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford235250running0
131130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford233245running0
141374   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth221240running0
153373   Jerry Churchill Jerry Churchill'69 Ford216235running0
162945   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'70 Ford207230rear end0
172841   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet191225ignition0
181523   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth189220vibration0
193128   Bill Hollar Earl Brooks'69 Ford165215brakes0
20 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Mercury144210engine0
21 739   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'70 Chevrolet130205vibration0
221468   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford130200engine0
232764   Dick May Elmo Langley'69 Mercury123100brakes0
24 549   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth105100rear end0
252079   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge97100axle0
26306   Ed Hessert Neil Castles'69 Dodge94100suspension0
27 291   Pete Hamilton Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet82100transmission5
281796   Richard Childress Tom Garn'70 Chevrolet75100transmission0
292186   Bobby Mausgrover Neil Castles'69 Dodge53100brakes0
30164   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge36100engine0
311262   Rene Charland Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge33100brakes0
323240   D.K. Ulrich D.K. Ulrich'70 Ford27100flat tire0
332406   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge13100transmission0
343425   James Cox Don Robertson'69 Plymouth1100quit0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty15858
  J.D. McDuffie59635
  Pete Hamilton64674
  Dave Marcis68692
  Pete Hamilton70701
  Richard Petty719828
  Dave Marcis9915557
  Richard Petty15625095