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1971 Gwyn Staley 400

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 14 of 48
Sunday, April 18, 1971 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:32:19
Average speed: 98.479 mph
Pole speed: 106.217 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 10000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 343   Richard Petty Southern Chrysler Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth4004545running186
2 217   David Pearson Holman Moody   (Holman-Moody Racing)'70 Ford3992570running4
3 522   Dick Brooks Mario Rossi'70 Dodge3961745running6
4 472   Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors Ford   (L.G. DeWitt)'71 Ford3941145running0
5 612   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'71 Dodge394895running0
61348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Mercury386645running0
71090   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury379645running0
81110   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford379595running0
91949   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth379550running0
101724   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury374565running0
111225   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth364555running0
122579   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth358520running0
13 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge3551260engine204
142774   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth348500running0
15 864   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'70 Ford306515oil line0
16 793   Richard D. Brown Everett Chevrolet   (Harold Furr)'69 Chevrolet281505clutch0
171530   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford249495overheating0
183028   Ed Negre Earl Brooks'69 Ford243460suspension0
192463   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'69 Dodge241450engine0
202170   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury191440rear end0
211634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford96455axle0
222251   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet96420battery0
232088   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge94410engine0
242947   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'70 Ford92400overheating0
251846   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet54390engine0
26 991   Charlie Glotzbach Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet29485transmission0
272826   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford28375engine0
282384   Clyde Lynn Elmo Langley'69 Mercury15365vibration0
291445   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'70 Ford14380overheating0
302662   Dick Poling Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'70 Dodge2345oil leak0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Isaac1133133
  David Pearson1341341
  Bobby Isaac13520571
  Richard Petty20626560
  David Pearson2662683
  Dick Brooks2692746
  Richard Petty275400126