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1971 Georgia 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 45 of 48
Sunday, November 7, 1971 at Middle Georgia Raceway, Macon, GA
500 laps on a 0.548 mile paved track (274.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:19
Average speed: 80.859 mph
Pole speed: 95.334 mph
Cautions: 7 for 44 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 7300
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 112   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'71 Ford5003275running418
2 455   Tiny Lund Ronnie Hopkins'70 Camaro4992000running35
3 239   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'70 Chevrolet4901200running12
41206   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge486800running0
51110   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford483700running0
62826   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford476625running0
72170   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'71 Chevrolet474600running0
83143   Ernie Shaw Ernie Shaw'68 Mustang469575running0
91421   Frank Sessoms Frank Sessoms'68 Camaro468580running0
101579   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth468570running0
11 625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth463560running0
121330   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford455550crash0
13 915   Wayne Andrews Reid Shaw'71 Mustang454540ignition0
142734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford454505running0
151605   David Sisco Charlie McGee'71 Chevrolet454520running0
161833   Joe Dean Huss Jack Balmer'69 Camaro451510engine0
17 84   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge419500engine0
182487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'71 Firebird305485overheating0
192022   Randy Hutchison Warren Prout'69 Camaro301480alternator0
20 532   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth279495transmission0
21178   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford243460oil leak0
22 736   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'71 Firebird231450engine0
232637   G.C. Spencer Don Tarr'70 Dodge209415suspension0
24 314   Jim Paschal Cliff Stewart'70 Javelin201480transmission35
252345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford198395clutch0
263288   Bob Williams T.C. Hunt'68 Camaro178390engine0
272519   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford155380overheating0
282986   David Ray Boggs David Ray Boggs'71 Firebird115370engine0
292251   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet46360clutch0
301901   Earle Canavan Earle Canavan'71 Plymouth31375oil leak0
313016   Jimmy Watson Ken Spikes'71 Chevrolet29350oil leak0
321090   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury1375driveshaft0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Friday Hassler166
  Bobby Allison75347
  Friday Hassler54596
  Jim Paschal607516
  Bobby Allison7614065
  Jim Paschal14115919
  Tiny Lund16019435
  Bobby Allison195500306