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1971 Dixie 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 33 of 48
Sunday, August 1, 1971 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.216 miles)

Time of race: 3:52:05
Average speed: 129.061 mph
Pole speed: 155.796 mph
Cautions: 5 for 48 laps
Margin of victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 22500
Lead changes: 27

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 343   Richard Petty Pepsi   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth32820220running181
2 512   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Mercury3289530running54
31872   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Mercury3196225running0
4 23   Charlie Glotzbach Mendenhall Chevrolet   (Richard Howard)'71 Chevrolet3184525running0
52039   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'70 Chevrolet3173375running0
6 621   Donnie Allison Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury3163025running0
72688   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge3132800running0
81279   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge3122525running0
91548   James Hylton Madden Food Services / Mullins Ford   (James Hylton)'69 Mercury3122275running0
102410   Bill Champion Bill Champion'70 Ford3122000running0
112391   Richard D. Brown Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet3091750running0
121924   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury3091525running0
131742   Marty Robbins Coca-Cola   (Marty Robbins)'71 Dodge3091350running0
142725   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth3061200running0
151045   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'71 Ford3041125running0
163253   Bobby Brack Hopper-Crews   (J.C. Crews)'69 Ford3021000engine0
173870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury299900running0
182130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford295800running0
191376   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford294725running0
203919   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford293650running0
214034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford290600running0
22355   Dick May Doc Faustina'70 Plymouth268590running0
233746   Earl Brooks Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet264585engine0
24 46   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth249745engine16
25 111   Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises'71 Dodge2311960engine77
263362   Dick Poling Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge226570running0
271649   G.C. Spencer Presnell Chrysler Plymouth   (G.C. Spencer)'69 Plymouth164665wheel0
282895   Paul Tyler Paul Tyler'69 Mercury149560engine0
29294   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge136555lug bolt0
302590   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury131550vibration0
311406   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'70 Dodge92570suspension0
323077   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'70 Ford90540engine0
33 771   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge86560oil cooler0
342207   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet82530engine0
351118   Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement Co.   (Joe Frasson)'70 Dodge66550wheel0
36368   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford62520transmission0
373193   Dub Simpson Harold Furr'71 Chevrolet60515engine0
383447   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford40510transmission0
39 82   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge38530suspension0
40 964   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'69 Mercury36525engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Buddy Baker12525
  Richard Petty263914
  Buddy Baker40401
  Pete Hamilton41411
  Buddy Baker42421
  Bobby Allison435816
  Buddy Baker596911
  Richard Petty70701
  Buddy Baker71755
  Bobby Allison76772
  Buddy Baker78792
  Richard Petty80845
  Pete Hamilton85928
  Richard Petty9313947
  Bobby Allison14014910
  Richard Petty15016920
  Buddy Baker1701701
  Richard Petty1711711
  Bobby Allison1721765
  Richard Petty17718913
  Buddy Baker19021829
  Richard Petty2192268
  Buddy Baker2272282
  Pete Hamilton2292357
  Bobby Allison23624712
  Richard Petty24828841
  Bobby Allison2892979
  Richard Petty29832831