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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 48
Sunday, May 30, 1971 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:16:20
Average speed: 140.422 mph
Pole speed: 157.788 mph
Cautions: 3 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: 33.9 sec
Attendance: 78000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

1 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Mercury40028400running303
21321   Donnie Allison Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury40014900running0
3 66   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth39910425running0
4 543   Richard Petty Southern Chrysler Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Plymouth3987175running0
5 499   Fred Lorenzen STP   (Ray Nichels)'71 Plymouth3955600running0
6 811   Buddy Baker Dodge   (Petty Enterprises)'71 Dodge3944125running2
71572   Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'69 Mercury3923600running0
82539   Friday Hassler See Rock City   (Friday Hassler)'70 Chevrolet3913125running0
9122   Dave Marcis Roger Little's Dodge Country   (Dave Marcis)'69 Dodge3902550running7
10 722   Dick Brooks Pistnlube   (Mario Rossi)'70 Dodge3902400running0
111031   Jim Vandiver Moss-Thornton   (O.L. Nixon)'70 Dodge3862175running0
121114   Jim Paschal Guddey Motors / North Wilkesboro Dragway   (Bill Ellis)'71 Chevrolet3862050running0
131748   James Hylton Mullins Ford   (James Hylton)'71 Ford3851975running1
141690   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury3821925running0
151942   Marty Robbins Pistnlube / Marty Robbins   (Marty Robbins)'69 Dodge3761800running0
16 991   Speedy Thompson Fox Turkey Farm   (Junior Fields)'71 Chevrolet3761800running0
171824   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury3741700running0
183706   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge3701675running0
192710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford3631625running0
203904   Ed Negre Buster Davis'70 Plymouth3541525running0
21305   Earl Brooks Circus Circus   (Doc Faustina)'70 Plymouth3531485running0
222492   Larry Smith The Car Center   (Harley Smith)'69 Ford3521425running0
233579   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge3491375running0
243270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury3331325running0
252693   Richard D. Brown Harold Furr'71 Chevrolet3301350crash0
263407   Jabe Thomas Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet2921230wheel bearing0
272164   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury2821195clutch0
28 13   Charlie Glotzbach Kmart / Pistonlube   (Richard Howard)'71 Chevrolet2341735crash87
293145   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford2321125vibration0
302888   Ron Keselowski Messina Trucking   (Roger Lubinski)'70 Dodge2131115suspension0
313347   Raymond Williams Bill Seifert'71 Ford2111055engine0
32 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'71 Dodge1601905radiator0
333602   Dick Bown Ober Logging   (Mike Ober)'70 Plymouth1101015suspension0
341433   David Pearson C.V. Enterprises   (Ray Nichels)'71 Pontiac941055oil leak0
352318   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'70 Dodge79920oil pan0
362049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth60860engine0
372260   Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers   (Joe Nagle)'69 Mercury39850steering0
384055   Ben Arnold Pepsi / Baughman   (Tiny Lund)'69 Mercury33790oil line0
393877   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'70 Ford17795engine0
402930   Walter Ballard Hekimian's Foreign Car Shop   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford11800crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
George Altheide0National CareGeorge AltheideDodge
Jabe Thomas25Don RobertsonPlymouth
Earl Brooks26Earl BrooksFord
Dub Simpson51Bill StrongChevrolet
Bill Shirey74Bill ShireyPlymouth
DCCoo Coo Marlin07Cunningham-KelleyH.B. CunninghamChevrolet
DCTiny Lund55Pepsi / BaughmanTiny LundMercury
WDBen Arnold76Ben ArnoldFord
WDRay Elder96Hargis EngineeringFred ElderDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
15239   #30 engine turn 3; #47, 77 spun turn 3 
2352428   #3 accident frontstretch 
3593657   #93 accident backstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.0%             Average green flag run: 94.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Allison155
  Charlie Glotzbach61611
  Dave Marcis17237
  James Hylton24241
  Bobby Allison257652
  Buddy Baker77782
  Bobby Allison799113
  Charlie Glotzbach92976
  Bobby Allison9813639
  Charlie Glotzbach13717438
  Bobby Allison17519420
  Charlie Glotzbach19522632
  Bobby Allison227400174