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1971 Hickory 276


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 48
Sunday, March 21, 1971 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
276 laps on a 0.363 mile paved track (100.188 miles)

Time of race: 1:28:32
Average speed: 67.7 mph
Pole speed: 79.001 mph
Cautions: 3 for 22 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 7200
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 443   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'71 Plymouth2762200running161
2 344   David Pearson Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'71 Ford2751500running1
3 972   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'70 Ford2731000running0
41248   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford273700running0
5 564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury273600running0
6 706   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge270500running10
7 849   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth266400running0
81325   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth265350running0
9154   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge261310running0
10 22   Dave Marcis Dodge   (Dave Marcis)'69 Dodge259290running57
111424   Cecil Gordon Casa Linda Motel   (Cecil Gordon)'69 Mercury257280running0
121974   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth255275running0
131779   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge236270rear end0
14 622   Dick Brooks Mario Rossi'70 Dodge211265rear end0
152134   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford151260transmission0
162226   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford112255transmission0
171819   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford100250lug bolts0
181093   Richard D. Brown Harold Furr'69 Chevrolet99245rear end0
19168   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford73240clutch0
20 112   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'71 Dodge49235crash47
211110   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford47230engine0
222041   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet17225overheating0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDBobby Isaac71K & K InsuranceNord KrauskopfDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11111  
12165   #24 spun turn 1 
174428  
45484  
49491  
506213   #1,12 accident turn 1 & oil on track 
63276214  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.0%             Average green flag run: 63.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Allison14747
  Dave Marcis4810457
  David Pearson1051051
  Neil Castles10611510
  Richard Petty116276161