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1971 Delaware 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 17, 1971 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE
500 L, 500 M, 804.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 4 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises '71 Plymouth 500 101 running
2 3 98 Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard '71 Chevrolet 499 5 running
3 2 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 499 0 running
4 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '69 Mercury 498 394 running
5 12 90 Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey '69 Mercury 483 0 running
6 10 57 David Ray Boggs '69 Dodge 480 0 running
7 6 91 Richard D. Brown Junior Fields '71 Chevrolet 477 0 running
8 17 64 Elmo Langley '69 Mercury 476 0 running
9 18 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Ford 473 0 running
10 7 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '69 Mercury 466 0 running
11 9 24 Cecil Gordon '69 Mercury 465 0 running
12 11 95 Paul Tyler '69 Ford 464 0 running
13 14 79 Frank Warren '69 Dodge 460 0 running
14 26 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 459 0 running
15 19 8 Ed Negre '69 Ford 458 0 running
16 29 19 Henley Gray '69 Ford 442 0 running
17 39 08 John Soares, Jr. '69 Dodge 440 0 running
18 16 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 436 0 fuel pump
19 35 40 Dick May D.K. Ulrich '71 Ford 436 0 running
20 28 34 Wendell Scott '69 Ford 392 0 clutch
21 38 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling '69 Dodge 374 0 running
22 20 06 Neil Castles '69 Dodge 369 0 alternator
23 36 03 Tommy Gale Larry Jackson '69 Mercury 319 0 engine
24 37 41 Ken Meisenhelder '69 Chevrolet 297 0 rear end
25 33 74 Bill Shirey '69 Plymouth 280 0 engine
26 31 70 J.D. McDuffie '69 Mercury 266 0 overheating
27 15 10 Bill Champion '69 Ford 266 0 steering
28 5 60 Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers '69 Mercury 266 0 wheel bearing
29 22 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '69 Mercury 229 0 engine
30 25 5 Richard Childress Doc Faustina '70 Plymouth 180 0 steering
31 21 99 Fred Lorenzen STP '71 Plymouth 115 0 engine
32 27 26 Earl Brooks '69 Ford 115 0 oil pan
33 8 39 Friday Hassler '70 Chevrolet 114 0 engine
34 23 49 G.C. Spencer '69 Plymouth 102 0 axle
35 30 68 Larry Baumel Auto Lad '69 Ford 91 0 overheating
36 40 23 James Cox Don Robertson '69 Plymouth 87 0 engine
37 13 1 Charlie Roberts '69 Ford 68 0 crash
38 34 45 Bill Seifert '69 Ford 62 0 frame
39 24 51 Dub Simpson Bill Strong '69 Chevrolet 26 0 oil pan
40 32 7 Dean Dalton '69 Ford 10 0 oil leak
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