1971 American 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 24, 1971 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
492 L, 507.744 M, 817.212 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 5 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises '71 Plymouth 492 189 running
2 2 11 Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises '71 Dodge 492 209 running
3 4 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '69 Mercury 488 1 running
4 7 6 Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok '71 Plymouth 487 16 running
5 6 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 483 0 running
6 11 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '69 Mercury 482 0 running
7 27 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '69 Mercury 476 0 running
8 15 18 Joe Frasson '70 Dodge 471 0 running
9 23 90 Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey '69 Mercury 471 0 running
10 13 39 Friday Hassler '70 Chevrolet 468 0 running
11 19 24 Cecil Gordon '69 Mercury 464 0 running
12 26 55 Tiny Lund '69 Mercury 461 0 running
13 21 76 Ben Arnold '69 Ford 459 0 running
14 25 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 457 0 running
15 40 45 Bill Seifert '69 Ford 453 0 running
16 28 8 Ed Negre '69 Ford 446 0 running
17 31 91 Richard D. Brown Junior Fields '71 Chevrolet 445 0 running
18 37 19 Henley Gray '69 Ford 440 0 running
19 34 57 David Ray Boggs '69 Dodge 439 0 running
20 17 31 Stick Elliott O.L. Nixon '69 Dodge 435 0 running
21 36 34 Wendell Scott '69 Ford 421 0 running
22 38 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Ford 397 0 engine
23 22 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling '69 Dodge 389 0 running
24 35 70 J.D. McDuffie '69 Mercury 342 0 suspension
25 30 10 Bill Champion '69 Ford 333 0 oil leak
26 41 26 Earl Brooks '69 Ford 297 0 suspension
27 39 06 Neil Castles '69 Dodge 254 0 engine
28 9 2 Dave Marcis '69 Dodge 227 0 engine
29 32 64 Elmo Langley '69 Mercury 216 0 engine
30 24 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 174 0 crash
31 16 49 G.C. Spencer '69 Plymouth 171 0 crash
32 20 53 Bobby Brack Hopper-Crews '69 Ford 170 0 crash
33 29 95 Paul Tyler '69 Ford 163 0 crash
34 10 27 A.J. Foyt Banjo Matthews '71 Chevrolet 139 0 crash
35 18 79 Frank Warren '69 Plymouth 112 0 engine
36 8 99 David Pearson Nichels-Goldsmith '71 Plymouth 92 0 crash
37 1 3 Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard '71 Chevrolet 84 77 crash
38 12 07 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '69 Chevrolet 79 0 engine
39 3 21 Donnie Allison Purolator '69 Mercury 63 0 overheating
40 33 13 Eddie Yarboro '69 Plymouth 36 0 engine
41 14 60 Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers '69 Mercury 13 0 engine
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available