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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 2 of 26
Combination race with Winston Cup drivers
An explanation of combination races from The Third Turn External page

Sunday, February 28, 1971 at Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario, CA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:36
Average speed: 134.168 mph
Pole speed: 151.711 mph
Cautions: 5 for 21 laps
Margin of victory: 8.5 sec
Attendance: 78810
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1971 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 121   A.J. Foyt   (Cup)Teleprompter Cable TV/Foulger Ford/Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury20051850running1180
2 611   Buddy Baker   (Cup)Petty Enterprises   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Dodge20015325running50
3 343   Richard Petty   (Cup)Plymouth By Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth20012825running130
4 271   Bobby Isaac   (Cup)K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge1999325running170
52122   Dick Brooks   (Cup)Mario Rossi'70 Dodge1985025running00
62298   LeeRoy Yarbrough   (Cup)Junior Johnson'69 Mercury1974100running00
7 796   Ray Elder Hargis Engineering   (Fred Elder)'70 Dodge1963650running0132
81055   Tiny Lund   (Cup)Baughman Manufacturing Co.   (John McConnell)'69 Dodge1942680running40
9 872   Benny Parsons   (Cup)Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'69 Mercury1942625running00
101248   James Hylton   (Cup)Hylton Engineering / Mullin's   (James Hylton)'69 Mercury1942250running00
111464   Elmo Langley   (Cup)Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'69 Mercury1912175running00
124640   Marv Acton   (Cup)Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth1902100running00
13237   Jack McCoy Noble Auto Parts   (Ernie Conn)'71 Dodge1902085running0114
141845   Bill Seifert   (Cup)Garrett Ford   (Bill Seifert)'69 Ford1872000running00
152828   Carl Joiner Dean Thorne'69 Chevrolet1851950running0108
16 939   Friday Hassler   (Cup)Rock City   (Friday Hassler)'69 Chevrolet1851975running00
173338   Jimmy Insolo Bill Martin's Union 76   (Marvin Rowley)'69 Chevrolet1831875running0102
181925   Jabe Thomas   (Cup)Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'70 Plymouth1791875running00
191624   Cecil Gordon   (Cup)Casa-Linda Sahara Motels   (Cecil Gordon)'69 Ford1791850running00
204475   Bobby Wawak   (Cup)Bobby Wawak'69 Dodge1791800running00
21380   Frank James Varner Brothers   (Jim Calder)'69 Chevrolet1771775running090
22505   Ron Hornaday Del Smith'70 Ford1771750running00
233026   Earl Brooks   (Cup)Earl Brooks'69 Ford1761750running00
244944   Dick Guldstrand Grande Marque   (James Good)'69 Chevrolet1751700running081
254514   Harry Schilling Thomas Hynes'69 Dodge1731675running078
264087   Ivan Baldwin Ivan Baldwin'69 Chevrolet1721650running075
27152   Dick Bown Ober Logging   (Mike Ober)'70 Plymouth1691650engine072
281341   Hershel McGriff Robert Koehler'70 Plymouth1631775running169
293419   Henley Gray   (Cup)Henley Gray'69 Ford1511575engine00
30 599   Fred Lorenzen   (Cup)STP   (Ray Nichels)'71 Plymouth1428050engine420
31 46   Pete Hamilton   (Cup)American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth1171800engine00
324790   Pat Fay El Rancho Garage   (Martin Fay)'71 Ford1111500technical057
332077   Ray Johnstone Air Land Express   (Ray Johnstone)'69 Plymouth961500ignition054
343683   Marty Kinerk Sandy Sardin'69 Chevrolet911450overheating00
354270   J.D. McDuffie   (Cup)T.D. Welker Construction Co.   (J.D. McDuffie)'69 Mercury911475oil pressure00
362576   Jim McElreath   (Cup)Jack McCoy'70 Dodge881440rear end00
374827   Johnny Steele Dwayne Belt   (Johnny Steele)'69 Ford791375oil pressure042
38268   John Soares, Jr. John Soares, Jr.'70 Plymouth781385engine039
394112   Bobby Allison   (Cup)Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'70 Dodge761400ignition00
402746   Red Farmer   (Cup)Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'69 Ford731325clutch00
415181   Bob England Bob England'70 Chevrolet631275rear end030
423232   Kevin Terris Black & Decker   (Dean Barnicle)'70 Plymouth411260engine027
433163   Bill Champion   (Cup)Strickland's Garage   (Charlie Roberts)'69 Dodge411250oil pressure00
442488   Don Noel Don Noel'70 Ford381250engine021
453723   G.T. Tallas G.T. Tallas'69 Ford321175overheating018
46359   Bill Osborne Rialto Tool Co.   (Paul Burchard)'71 Ford241150head gasket015
471120   Pedro Rodriguez   (Cup)Southland Auto Salvage Auction   (Jimmy McCain)'70 Ford181175electrical00
48294   Dick Kranzler Goodyear Tire Center   (Dick Kranzler)'70 Chevrolet131125overheating09
493982   Ron Gautsche Tognotti's Speed Shop   (Ron Gautsche)'69 Ford101075engine06
501779   Frank Warren   (Cup)Prince Chrysler-Plymouth   (Frank Warren)'69 Dodge41075oil pressure00
514317   Dean Dalton   (Cup)Dean Dalton'69 Ford21050technical00

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
52Jack Roberts20Wynn's Oil Co.Jack RobertsChevrolet
53John W. Anderson57Wynn's Oil Co. / Sierra TireDon GuyChevrolet
54Ben Arnold76Ben ArnoldFord
55Sam Rose09NCB Hill Auto WreckersSam RoseMercury
56Walter Ballard30Ballard RacingVic BallardFord
57Jerry Barnett55Joe BarnettChevrolet
58D.K. Ulrich40May Co.D.K. UlrichFord
59Earle Wagner01Billy MoyerPlymouth
60Art Pollard94Claude Short DodgeRoger ParrDodge
61Harold Pagon36Custom Trim MotorsRichard GiachettiFord
62Larry Baumel68Auto LadAllan SchlauerFord
63Leonard Blanchard95Leonard BlanchardFord
64Frank Burnett43WCrown Motors / Burnett's Drive-InPaul JenkinsPlymouth
65Scotty Cain1Chapman-Magnolia Shell ServiceBob CloughFord
66Neil Castles06Neil CastlesDodge
67Markey James31McLaren's AutomotiveTony OddoChevrolet
68Vic Irvan5Del SmithFord
69Paul Tyler95Paul TylerMercury
70Tru Cheek62Pitstop AutomotiveJess Gillard / Wayne EnglandChevrolet
71Marion Collins78Oildale TirePete CollinsDodge
72Chris Connery11WChester PupienskiChevrolet
73Jim Danielson64WDanielson DistributorsJim DanielsonFord
74Jack DeWitt17WJack Stancil / Jim SeeleyFord
75Paul Dorrity15Joe Mackie's Star-Winners InnGlen DorrityChevrolet
76Vallie Engelauf65Jim MayedaChevrolet
77Doc Faustina5Maximum Performance Eng.Doc FaustinaPlymouth
78Glenn Francis33A-Jacks Rental / Isky CamsBill AndersenChevrolet
79Les Loeser40WPacific RoofingLes Loeser, Sr.Ford
80Ed Negre8Pyramid MotorsEd NegreFord
81Bill Champion10Bill ChampionFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty111
  A.J. Foyt276
  Bobby Isaac81710
  Tiny Lund18214
  Buddy Baker22221
  Fred Lorenzen23242
  A.J. Foyt25295
  Fred Lorenzen304314
  A.J. Foyt446825
  Hershel McGriff69691
  Buddy Baker70701
  A.J. Foyt71733
  Bobby Isaac74807
  Fred Lorenzen819313
  A.J. Foyt94985
  Fred Lorenzen99991
  A.J. Foyt1001001
  Fred Lorenzen1011011
  A.J. Foyt1021021
  Fred Lorenzen1031108
  A.J. Foyt11113929
  Fred Lorenzen1401423
  Richard Petty1431442
  Buddy Baker1451451
  A.J. Foyt14617429
  Richard Petty17518410
  Buddy Baker1851862
  A.J. Foyt18720014