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1971 Northern 300

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 31 of 48
Sunday, July 18, 1971 at Trenton Speedway, Trenton, NJ
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:29:34
Average speed: 120.347 mph
Pole speed: 129.134 mph
Cautions: 3 for 12 laps
Margin of victory: 23 sec
Attendance: 15000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 243   Richard Petty Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth2006760running128
2 606   Buddy Baker Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'70 Dodge2002980running34
3 412   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'71 Ford1992055running25
4 52   Dave Marcis Cherry Hill Dodge   (Dave Marcis)'69 Dodge1981370running2
5 36   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth1981075running11
6 139   Friday Hassler See Rock City   (Friday Hassler)'70 Chevrolet193920running0
7 990   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury193735running0
8 860   Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers   (Joe Nagle)'69 Mercury191695running0
91048   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Ford190645running0
103691   Bill Chevalier Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet188620running0
111224   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury187570running0
122130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford185520running0
13 710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford184520running0
143241   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet183470running0
152367   Elmo Langley Ron Ronacher'69 Ford183445running0
163147   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford183420running0
173070   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury181390running0
18198   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford181380running0
192534   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford178375running0
203486   Bobby Mausgrover Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'69 Dodge177370running0
213813   Eddie Yarboro Eddie Yarboro'69 Plymouth173365running0
223740   D.K. Ulrich D.K. Ulrich'70 Ford171360transmission0
233574   Bill Shirey Shirey's Garage   (Bill Shirey)'69 Plymouth167355running0
242603   Tommy Gale Larry Jackson'69 Mercury163350engine0
252445   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'71 Ford148345suspension0
262826   Earl Brooks Blood, Sweat & Tears   (Earl Brooks)'69 Ford144340lug bolt0
271388   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge121335steering0
28225   Doc Faustina Doc Faustina'70 Plymouth104330vibration0
291525   Jabe Thomas Talladega 500 / Star City Auto Body   (Don Robertson)'70 Plymouth98325battery0
30294   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge97320ignition0
311449   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth72315engine0
322068   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford54315brakes0
331719   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford47315carburetor0
341664   Dick May Elmo Langley'69 Mercury44315engine0
351177   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'70 Ford43315flywheel0
364096   Richard Childress Tom Garn'70 Chevrolet34315engine0
372779   Frank Warren Talladega 500   (Frank Warren)'69 Dodge29315engine0
381815   Ed Hessert Ed Hessert'70 Plymouth14315crash0
393323   Neil Castles Don Robertson'69 Ford2315brakes0
403973   Jerry Churchill Jerry Churchill'69 Ford2315quit0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty111
  Bobby Allison21817
  Buddy Baker194729
  Bobby Allison48558
  Buddy Baker56561
  Richard Petty57637
  Dave Marcis64652
  Pete Hamilton66738
  Richard Petty7410532
  Buddy Baker1061094
  Richard Petty11011910
  Pete Hamilton1201223
  Richard Petty12320078