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1971 Nashville 420

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 32 of 48
Saturday, July 24, 1971 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
420 laps on a 0.596 mile paved track (250.320 miles)

Time of race: 2:47:30
Average speed: 89.667 mph
Pole speed: 114.628 mph
Cautions: 4 for 46 laps
Margin of victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 10000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 143   Richard Petty Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth4204325running400
21048   James Hylton Mullins Ford   (James Hylton)'70 Ford4162415running0
3 972   Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'70 Mercury4161600running0
41126   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford4111160running0
5 770   J.D. McDuffie Mercury Cyclone   (J.D. McDuffie)'69 Mercury4031025running0
62530   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford398815running0
71923   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth385765running0
82919   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford379740running0
9 876   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford375715running0
102728   Bill Hollar Earl Brooks'69 Ford375690running0
11 68   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford374665throttle0
122041   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet359640running0
13 57   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'69 Ford329590engine0
142173   Jerry Churchill Jerry Churchill'69 Ford323540running0
152479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge249490running0
16 324   Cecil Gordon Casa Linda Motel   (Cecil Gordon)'69 Mercury236415running0
17 464   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Ford167340water pump0
181310   Bill Champion Bill Champion'70 Ford154290rear end0
191205   David Sisco DeLong Chevrolet   (Charlie McGee)'70 Chevrolet141265crash0
202634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford121250engine0
211896   Richard Childress Tom Garn'70 Chevrolet108250engine0
221674   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth102250throttle0
231558   Robert Brown Allan Brown'70 Chevrolet73250suspension0
241740   D.K. Ulrich D.K. Ulrich'70 Ford60250flat tire0
252207   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet51250crash0
261438   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet49245engine0
27 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'70 Dodge22295suspension20
282825   Bill Seifert Don Robertson'70 Plymouth9240quit0
292367   Dick May Ron Ronacher'69 Ford5215suspension0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty111
  Bobby Allison22120
  Richard Petty22420399