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1971 Volunteer 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 28 of 48
Sunday, July 11, 1971 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:38:12
Average speed: 101.074 mph
Pole speed: 104.589 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 20500
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 23   Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard'71 Chevrolet5005675running411
2 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'70 Ford4973450running46
3 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'71 Plymouth4942575running43
41024   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury4771200running0
5 848   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford4731025running0
61267   Elmo Langley Ron Ronacher'69 Ford465865running0
71577   Frank Warren Charlie Roberts'71 Ford464800running0
8 910   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford454675running0
91870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury450625running0
103025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth445600running0
111530   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford445580running0
122419   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford432550running0
13294   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge420540running0
14 707   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet369530overheating0
151332   Bill Dennis Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth328545lug bolt0
161837   Don Tarr Don Tarr'71 Dodge288510alternator0
17 588   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge262525spindle0
182626   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford168490rear end0
19237   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'69 Ford167480lug bolt0
201641   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'69 Chevrolet131470vibration0
211139   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'70 Chevrolet104520wheel bearing0
222595   Paul Tyler Paul Tyler'69 Mercury70450rear end0
231745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'71 Ford63440overheating0
24 649   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth59430engine0
25278   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford40420engine0
262838   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'69 Chevrolet18415crash0
272247   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford18405quit0
28 491   Richard D. Brown Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet12420transmission0
292064   Dick May Elmo Langley'71 Ford6385quit0
302174   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth5375ignition0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
31Richard Childress96Tom GarnChevrolet
32D.K. Ulrich40D.K. UlrichFord
33Bill Dennis90Junie DonlaveyMercury
34Frank Warren79Dodge

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty14343
  Charlie Glotzbach44255212
  Bobby Allison25628025
  Charlie Glotzbach2812822
  Bobby Allison28329715
  Charlie Glotzbach29835053
  Bobby Allison3513566
  Charlie Glotzbach357500144