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1971 Carolina 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 14, 1971 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
500 L, 516 M, 830.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 43 Richard Petty Southern Chrysler Plymouth '71 Plymouth 492 198 running
2 3 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 492 55 running
3 10 11 Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises '71 Dodge 492 182 running
4 1 99 Fred Lorenzen STP '71 Plymouth 488 16 crash
5 13 22 Dick Brooks Golden Products '69 Dodge 488 0 running
6 16 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson '69 Mercury 486 22 crash
7 27 18 Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement '69 Dodge 474 0 running
8 8 55 Tiny Lund Pepsi, Purolator '69 Dodge 471 0 running
9 11 64 Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford '69 Mercury 470 0 crash
10 14 90 Bill Dennis Danville Lincoln-Mercury '69 Mercury 462 0 running
11 18 76 Ben Arnold Arnold Automotive '69 Ford 455 0 running
12 22 25 Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop '69 Plymouth 454 0 running
13 12 24 Cecil Gordon Sahara, Casa Linda Motel '69 Mercury 446 0 running
14 31 88 J.D. McDuffie Messina Trucking '69 Dodge 441 0 running
15 35 34 Wendell Scott '69 Ford 439 0 crash
16 25 8 Ed Negre Pyramid Motors '69 Ford 438 0 running
17 28 79 Frank Warren Waynesboro Chrysler-Plymouth '69 Plymouth 437 0 running
18 15 48 James Hylton Mullins Ford '70 Mercury 436 0 suspension
19 40 75 Bobby Wawak '69 Dodge 436 0 crash
20 29 68 Larry Baumel Bob's Auto Clinic '69 Ford 413 0 running
21 32 45 Bill Seifert Garrett Motors '70 Ford 384 0 overheating
22 34 56 E.J. Trivette Marietta Auto Parts '71 Chevrolet 368 0 running
23 18 10 Bill Champion Flourney Motors '69 Ford 366 0 running
24 6 6 Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok '71 Plymouth 339 7 radiator
25 9 72 Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors '69 Mercury 304 0 crash
26 17 49 G.C. Spencer Cecil's Steak '69 Plymouth 301 12 engine
27 21 42 Ray Hendrick Mallory Speed '70 Ford 295 0 crash
28 30 46 Roy Mayne G&J Radiator '69 Chevrolet 282 0 engine
29 37 63 Charlie Roberts Strickland Garage '69 Dodge 265 0 engine
30 5 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '71 Dodge 231 0 engine
31 7 39 Friday Hassler See Rock City '69 Chevrolet 186 0 radiator
32 24 40 Marv Acton Dick Brooks '69 Plymouth 162 0 crash
33 23 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling '69 Dodge 148 0 lug bolts
34 4 2 Dave Marcis Addy Dodge '69 Dodge 132 0 engine
35 39 67 Dick May Dick Burns Inc. '69 Ford 98 0 suspension
36 20 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '69 Dodge 95 0 overheating
37 33 19 Henley Gray Fairway Ford '69 Ford 72 0 overheating
38 38 51 Dub Simpson Royal Uniform '69 Chevrolet 28 0 transmission
39 36 44 James Sears Giachetti Brothers '71 Ford 9 0 brakes
40 26 47 Raymond Williams MARC Times '70 Ford 5 0 crash
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Consi Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ConsiWinners}}}|{{{ConsiWinners}}}]]
Non-Qualifiers Race Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{NonQualWinners}}}|{{{NonQualWinners}}}]]
Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available