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1971 Richmond 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 6 of 48
Sunday, March 7, 1971 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
500 laps on a 0.542 mile paved track (271.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:20
Average speed: 79.836 mph
Pole speed: 87.178 mph
Cautions: 3 for 18 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 14500
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

13043   Richard Petty Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'70 Plymouth5004425running348
2 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'70 Dodge4982850running108
32872   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford4921525running0
42912   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'69 Dodge4911125running36
5 12   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge4901075running8
6 964   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury480625running0
71106   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge479575running0
8 410   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford472600running0
91424   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Ford466535running0
102748   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford463525running0
11 820   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'69 Ford461515running0
12 525   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth460530running0
132350   Al Grinnan '69 Chevrolet459495running0
14 64   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge454485running0
152456   E.J. Trivette Gary Baird'71 Chevrolet445475running0
162174   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth443450running0
172513   Eddie Yarboro Eddie Yarboro'69 Dodge430445running0
181526   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford396440crash0
191619   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford371435throttle0
201970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Buick210425engine0
21138   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford174395ignition0
221251   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet158385rear end0
23 734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford133375rear end0
241828   Bill Hollar Earl Brooks'69 Ford52365engine0
252667   Dick May Ron Ronacher'69 Ford47355oil leak0
261765   Joe Phipps Joe Phipps'69 Chevrolet44355ignition0
27 290   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury35455rear end0
282079   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth35355transmission0
291088   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'69 Dodge5355engine0
302230   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford2355crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Dave Marcis188
  Bobby Isaac97668
  Bobby Allison7711236
  Bobby Isaac11313422
  Richard Petty13521581
  Bobby Isaac21623318
  Richard Petty234500267