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1971 Winston 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 48
Sunday, May 16, 1971 at Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:32
Average speed: 147.419 mph
Pole speed: 185.869 mph
Cautions: 7 for 45 laps
Margin of victory: 6 cl
Attendance: 29000
Lead changes: 45

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 121   Donnie Allison Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury18831140running63
2 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Mercury18819225running73
3 711   Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises'71 Dodge1889825running14
4 66   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth1875825running0
5 499   Fred Lorenzen STP   (Ray Nichels)'71 Plymouth1873950running0
62731   Jim Vandiver Moss-Thornton   (O.L. Nixon)'69 Dodge1862800running0
71048   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford1852500running0
8 990   Bill Dennis Tecorp 10 Refuse Truck Bodies   (Junie Donlavey)'69 Mercury1832250running0
9 271   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge1816025engine38
103268   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford1782000running0
113625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth1781975running0
12222   Bill Seifert Dave Marcis'69 Dodge1771950running0
131324   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury1761925running0
142076   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford1751900running0
15384   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge1741875running0
161739   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'69 Chevrolet1741850running0
171588   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge1731825running0
18445   Doc Faustina Doc Faustina'70 Plymouth1701800running0
194734   Wendell Scott Scott Racing   (Wendell Scott)'69 Ford1701775running0
20397   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'69 Ford1691750running0
211660   Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers   (Joe Nagle)'69 Mercury1671725running0
222430   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford1671700running0
233118   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'70 Dodge1661675running0
24428   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford1651650running0
254977   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'70 Ford1601625running0
264632   Kevin Terris Black & Decker   (Dick Brooks)'70 Plymouth1501600overheating0
27430   George Altheide George Altheide'70 Dodge1351575engine0
282664   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'69 Mercury1331550spindle0
292920   Bill Ward Jimmy McCain'71 Ford1081525engine0
301179   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge971500engine0
313705   David Sisco Charlie McGee'70 Chevrolet851475fan pulley0
324863   Roy Milligan Charlie Roberts'69 Dodge831450engine0
331870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury811425fuel line0
343346   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet681400engine0
353436   Jimmy Crawford Crawford Racing   (Crawford Brothers)'70 Dodge661375engine./crash0
365026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford581350engine0
371403   Tommy Gale McCaig Motel   (Larry Jackson)'69 Mercury531325engine0
38 543   Richard Petty Pepsi   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth421300crash0
393507   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet391275engine0
404519   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford351250engine0
411947   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'71 Ford311225overheating0
421210   Bill Champion Bill Champion'70 Ford251200engine0
43 833   David Pearson C.V. Enterprises   (Ray Nichels)'71 Pontiac191175engine0
442193   Richard D. Brown Harold Furr'69 Chevrolet171150engine0
452895   Paul Tyler Paul Tyler'69 Mercury151125overheating0
464145   Dub Simpson Bill Seifert'69 Mercury111100engine0
472386   Bobby Mausgrover Neil Castles'69 Dodge91075transmission0
483072   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Mercury61050engine0
494006   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge41025ignition0
502535   Bub Strickler Bub Strickler'69 Ford11000engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
D.K. Ulrich40D.K. UlrichFord
E.J. Trivette56Gary BairdChevrolet
Dick Poling78Frank WarrenDodge
DCDave Marcis2Dave MarcisDodge
DCBill Seifert45Bill SeifertMercury
DCBobby Isaac71K & K InsuranceNord KrauskopfDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14141  
42476   #43 accident turn 4 
485912  
60667   #03 engine 
67682  
697810   #36 accident backstretch 
799719  
981036   #79 engine 
10414239  
1431486   #64 accident backstretch 
14916214  
1631675   #32 stalled turn 1 
16818215  
1831875   #71 accident turn 1 
1881881  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.9%             Average green flag run: 17.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Donnie Allison122
  Buddy Baker331
  Donnie Allison452
  Bobby Allison61510
  Donnie Allison16216
  Bobby Allison22265
  Donnie Allison27304
  Bobby Allison31311
  Buddy Baker32343
  Dave Marcis35373
  Bobby Allison38447
  Dave Marcis45462
  Bobby Allison47504
  Donnie Allison51533
  Buddy Baker54552
  Bobby Allison567217
  Donnie Allison73731
  Dave Marcis74741
  Donnie Allison758612
  Bobby Allison87871
  Buddy Baker88881
  Bobby Allison89891
  Donnie Allison90923
  Buddy Baker93931
  Bobby Allison94963
  Dave Marcis971026
  Bobby Allison1031031
  Donnie Allison1041107
  Bobby Allison1111133
  Donnie Allison1141163
  Bobby Allison1171237
  Donnie Allison1241252
  Dave Marcis1261283
  Donnie Allison1291302
  Dave Marcis1311388
  Bobby Allison1391424
  Buddy Baker1431442
  Bobby Allison1451506
  Donnie Allison1511566
  Dave Marcis1571582
  Bobby Allison1591613
  Donnie Allison1621621
  Dave Marcis1631664
  Donnie Allison1671671
  Dave Marcis1681747
  Buddy Baker1751784
  Dave Marcis1791802
  Donnie Allison1811888