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1971 Old Dominion 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 41 of 48
Sunday, September 26, 1971 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.525 mile paved track (262.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:33:59
Average speed: 73.681 mph
Pole speed: 83.635 mph
Cautions: 3 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 20500
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge5006250running445
2 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'71 Ford4992600running54
3 243   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'71 Plymouth4992200running1
4 43   Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard'71 Chevrolet4961575running0
5 521   Donnie Allison Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury4951250running0
6 872   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Mercury4881025running0
71264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Ford486925running0
81590   Bill Dennis Tecorp 10 Refuse Bodies   (Junie Donlavey)'69 Mercury483875running0
91748   James Hylton Mullins Ford   (James Hylton)'70 Ford483825running0
101655   Earl Brooks Pepsi   (Ronnie Hopkins)'70 Dodge481775running0
111010   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford476750running0
121324   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury475725running0
133025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth473675running0
14215   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'70 Dodge472650running0
152018   Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement Co.   (Joe Frasson)'70 Dodge471650running0
161430   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford470625running0
17 691   Ed Negre Cannaday Chevrolet   (Junior Fields)'71 Chevrolet468600running0
18 92   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge468575running0
191945   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford460550running0
20274   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge458500running0
21237   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'69 Ford451475running0
222806   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge445450running0
232513   Wendell Scott Yarboro Racing   (Eddie Yarboro)'69 Plymouth251425engine0
242974   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth251400engine0
251879   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge185400driveshaft0
261166   Dick Brooks Stephens-Ferguson Pontiac / Plaza Pontiac   (Ross Ferguson)'71 Ford166375running0
272478   Henley Gray J.D. McDuffie'71 Chevrolet119325brakes0
28 739   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'71 Chevrolet114325rear end0
292201   Earle Canavan Earle Canavan'70 Chevrolet94275oil leak0
302670   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury58250rear end0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Ed Negre8Ed NegreFord
Jabe Thomas25Don RobertsonPlymouth
Earl Brooks26Earl BrooksFord
Wendell Scott34Wendell ScottFord
Ken Meisenhelder41Ken MeisenhelderChevrolet
Roy Mayne46Tom HunterChevrolet
Gordon Birkett50John HodgesChevrolet
Jerry Churchill73Jerry ChurchillFord
Richard Childress96Tom GarnChevrolet
WDJames Cox23Don RobertsonPlymouth

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Isaac1132132
  Bobby Allison13314917
  Bobby Isaac15017526
  Bobby Allison1761761
  Richard Petty1771771
  Bobby Allison17820629
  Bobby Isaac2072071
  Bobby Allison2082081
  Bobby Isaac209330122
  Bobby Allison3313366
  Bobby Isaac337500164