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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 48
Sunday, May 2, 1971 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
293 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (400.238 miles)

Time of race: 3:03:46
Average speed: 130.678 mph
Pole speed: 151.471 mph
Cautions: 5 for 30 laps
Margin of victory: 7 laps +
Attendance: 46500
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 511   Buddy Baker Dodge by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Dodge29316065running27
21122   Dick Brooks Golden Products   (Mario Rossi)'70 Dodge2868165running0
3142   Dave Marcis Burnside Dodge   (Dave Marcis)'69 Dodge2865540running8
4 121   Donnie Allison Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury2834090engine244
51531   Jim Vandiver Moss-Thornton   (O.L. Nixon)'70 Dodge2762215running0
61649   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth2681725running0
73470   J.D. McDuffie Mercury Cyclone   (J.D. McDuffie)'69 Mercury2651400running0
81339   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'69 Chevrolet2641350running0
92776   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford2611175running0
101064   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury2581100running0
113119   Henley Gray Fairway Ford   (Henley Gray)'69 Ford2561225running0
121710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'70 Ford255975running0
132334   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford252950running0
14328   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford247925running0
151824   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury245900engine0
162130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford219850rear end0
171995   Paul Tyler Paul Tyler'69 Mercury215825suspension0
18 399   Fred Lorenzen STP   (Ray Nichels)'71 Plymouth2051000engine0
19227   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'69 Ford201750engine0
20 443   Richard Petty Southern Chrysler Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth185925engine10
21 712   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'71 Dodge177700engine1
222918   Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement Co.   (Joe Frasson)'70 Dodge159675lug bolts0
23 872   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'70 Mercury132650engine0
242648   James Hylton Mullins Ford   (James Hylton)'69 Ford122640engine0
25 671   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge119625suspension0
26365   Earl Brooks Doc Faustina'70 Plymouth97610fire0
272825   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth69650ignition0
283047   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'70 Ford60615brakes0
292593   Richard D. Brown Harold Furr'70 Chevrolet52660crash0
302045   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'70 Ford48580ignition0
31 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody   (Holman-Moody Racing)'71 Mercury301075steering3
323563   Frank Warren Charlie Roberts'69 Dodge26570oil leak0
332446   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet23565engine0
341291   Charlie Glotzbach Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet13560motor mount0
35 96   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth3555engine0
363306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge2550engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
John Sears4John SearsDodge
Dick Poling62John KeselowskiDodge
Frank Warren79Frank WarrenDodge
Lee Roy Carrigg87John PembertonFord
DCCharlie Roberts63Charlie RobertsDodge

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson133
  Donnie Allison41512
  Dave Marcis16238
  Donnie Allison246643
  Bobby Allison67671
  Donnie Allison6810942
  Richard Petty1101101
  Donnie Allison11115343
  Richard Petty1541629
  Donnie Allison16325189
  Buddy Baker25226716
  Donnie Allison26828215
  Buddy Baker28329311