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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 1 of 26
Combination race with Winston Cup drivers
An explanation of combination races from The Third Turn External page

Sunday, January 10, 1971 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
191 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (500.420 miles)

Time of race: 4:57:55
Average speed: 100.783 mph
Pole speed: 107.084 mph
Cautions: 1 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: 10.5 sec
Attendance: 23000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1971 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 396   Ray Elder Hargis Engineer's Special   (Fred Elder)'70 Dodge19118715running67150
2 212   Bobby Allison   (Cup)Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'70 Dodge1919215running420
3 772   Benny Parsons   (Cup)Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'69 Ford1896390running00
4 471   Bobby Isaac   (Cup)K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'70 Dodge1894540running00
5 548   James Hylton   (Cup)Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford1852915running00
6 939   Friday Hassler   (Cup)See Rock City   (Friday Hassler)'69 Chevrolet1842040running00
71032   Kevin Terris Black & Decker   (Dean Barnicle)'70 Plymouth1841785running0147
82226   Carl Joiner Dean Thorne'69 Chevrolet1691615running0144
91719   Henley Gray   (Cup)Henley Gray'69 Ford1691640running00
101324   Cecil Gordon   (Cup)Casa Linda Motel   (Cecil Gordon)'69 Ford1671415running00
112923   G.T. Tallas G.T. Tallas'69 Ford1571315oil pressure0141
12 804   Hershel McGriff Beryl Jackson'70 Plymouth1561290ignition0138
134018   Bob England Bob England'70 Chevrolet1551240engine0135
14274   Dick Kranzler Dick Kranzler'70 Chevrolet1431215running0132
153470   J.D. McDuffie   (Cup)Mercury Cyclone   (J.D. McDuffie)'69 Mercury1401190engine00
16 602   Dick Bown Ober Logging   (Mike Ober)'70 Plymouth1331215steering0129
171964   Elmo Langley   (Cup)Elmo Langley'69 Mercury1301190engine00
18317   Jack McCoy Chuck Sargent   (Ernie Conn)'70 Dodge1261235engine0126
192682   Ron Gautsche Tognotti's Speed Shops   (Ron Gautsche)'69 Ford1181125lug bolt0123
20 143   Richard Petty   (Cup)Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth1071515engine620
211508   John Soares, Jr. Plymouth   (John Soares, Jr.)'70 Plymouth1011105engine0120
223000   Frank James Varner Bros. / CJ Racing   (Jim Calder)'69 Chevrolet971095transmission0117
23335   Ron Grable Del Smith'70 Ford771160engine0114
241444   Dick Guldstrand Grande Marque   (James Good)'68 Chevrolet761075cross member0111
251138   Jimmy Insolo Bill Martin's Union 76   (Marvin Rowley)'69 Chevrolet751065engine0108
261210   Bill Champion   (Cup)Bill Champion'69 Ford581055transmission00
272495   Bob Kauf Wrought Iron Co. / Ernie's Chevron   (Paul Stockwell)'69 Chevrolet561045transmission0105
282515   Paul Dorrity Joe Mackie's Star-Winners Inn   (Glen Dorrity)'71 Chevrolet501035engine0102
29236   Jerry Oliver Concord Olds   (Cos Concilla)'70 Oldsmobile471025engine099
303779   Frank Warren   (Cup)Prince Chrysler Plymouth   (Frank Warren)'69 Plymouth401015transmission00
3138107   Mike Pittlekow '69 Chevrolet381015clutch096
323277   Ray Johnstone Ray Johnstone'69 Plymouth361095crash00
331888   Don Noel Cambria Spring Co.   (Don Noel)'70 Ford271090engine090
343933   Glenn Francis Bill Andersen'70 Chevrolet271015engine087
351617   David Pearson   (Cup)Purolator   (Holman-Moody)'70 Ford251165engine200
362083   Joe Clark Russ Whiteside'69 Chevrolet211065transmission084
3735148   Harry Schilling Thomas Hynes'69 Dodge181065engine081
3836177   Roy Collins Oildale Tire'69 Dodge71040timing078
392807   Ivan Baldwin Ivan Baldwin'69 Chevrolet21015engine072
402199   Pat Fay Martin Fay'71 Ford11015engine075

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
18282  
83919   debris turn 9 
92191100  
  Percent of race run under caution: 4.7%             Average green flag run: 91.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty133
  Bobby Allison441
  David Pearson52420
  Richard Petty258359
  Ray Elder8410623
  Bobby Allison10711913
  Ray Elder12013516
  Bobby Allison13614914
  Ray Elder15016516
  Bobby Allison16617914
  Ray Elder18019112