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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 48
Sunday, July 4, 1971 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:28:12
Average speed: 161.947 mph
Pole speed: 183.228 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 63000
Lead changes: 34

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

12171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge16016450running59
2 443   Richard Petty Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth1608825running46
3 211   Buddy Baker Dodge by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Dodge1606325running35
4 86   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth1603275running5
5 121   Donnie Allison Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury1602200running4
6 512   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Mercury1591600running6
7 699   Fred Lorenzen STP   (Ray Nichels)'71 Plymouth1581375running0
8 717   David Pearson C.V. Enterprises   (Ray Nichels)'71 Plymouth1571250running0
92048   James Hylton Hylton Engineering / Marco Polo Park   (James Hylton)'71 Ford1551150running0
101139   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'70 Chevrolet1541175running4
11 990   Bill Dennis Tecorp 10 Refuse Bodies - Truck Equip. Corp.   (Junie Donlavey)'69 Mercury1521015running0
123253   Bobby Brack Hopper-Crews   (J.C. Crews)'69 Ford151990running0
131388   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge1511015running0
141560   Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers   (Joe Nagle)'69 Mercury151965running0
151218   Joe Frasson Carter Thermo King   (Joe Frasson)'70 Dodge151990running0
163946   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet150885running0
171824   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury149860running0
182625   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'70 Plymouth149860running0
192279   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge148865running0
20160   George Altheide George Altheide'70 Dodge148825running0
213492   Larry Smith Harley Smith'69 Ford147790running0
22357   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'69 Ford147780running0
232976   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford147770running0
242345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'71 Ford145785running0
253047   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford145750running0
263886   Bill Champion Neil Castles'69 Dodge141740running0
271464   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury120755overheating0
284068   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford116720running0
293777   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'70 Ford103710driveshaft0
30284   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge94705engine0
313607   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet93695engine0
321930   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford85685engine0
332455   Tiny Lund Tiny Lund'69 Mercury80705crash0
34312   Dave Marcis Poole-Gable Motors   (Dave Marcis)'69 Dodge70675ignition0
353370   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury49670transmission0
361791   Ed Negre Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet44665battery0
37 33   Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard'71 Chevrolet43735engine1
381052   A.J. Foyt Holman-Moody Racing'69 Mercury33655quit0
392706   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge19650sway bar0
402515   Don Tarr Tom Pistone'70 Ford18670engine0

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
86916   #55 accident frontstretch 
971015   #30 oil on track 
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.9%             Average green flag run: 49.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Charlie Glotzbach111
  Buddy Baker221
  Donnie Allison342
  Buddy Baker551
  Donnie Allison661
  Bobby Allison771
  Buddy Baker881
  Bobby Allison9102
  Buddy Baker11122
  Bobby Allison13131
  Buddy Baker14207
  Donnie Allison21211
  Buddy Baker22298
  Bobby Allison30312
  Buddy Baker32387
  Friday Hassler39424
  Richard Petty436119
  Bobby Isaac627110
  Richard Petty72721
  Buddy Baker73742
  Richard Petty758612
  Buddy Baker87882
  Pete Hamilton89913
  Richard Petty92954
  Bobby Isaac96961
  Richard Petty97982
  Bobby Isaac991024
  Richard Petty1031031
  Buddy Baker1041063
  Bobby Isaac10712519
  Richard Petty1261327
  Buddy Baker1331331
  Pete Hamilton1341352
  Bobby Isaac13616025