1971 Miller High Life 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Winston West Series.jpg
Held on February 28, 1971 at Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, CA
200 L, 500 M, 804.6 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1971 NASCAR Winston Cup Series drivers denoted in white rows, 1971 NASCAR Winston West Series in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 21 A.J. Foyt Teleprompter Cable TV, Foulger Ford, Purolator 69' Mercury 200 118 running
2 6 11 Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises 71' Dodge 200 5 running
3 3 43 Richard Petty Plymouth By Petty 71' Plymouth 200 13 running
4 2 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance 71' Dodge 199 17 running
5 21 22 Dick Brooks 70' Dodge 198 0 running
6 22 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough 69' Mercury 197 0 running
7 7 96 Ray Elder Hargis Engineering 70' Dodge 196 0 running 132
8 10 55 Tiny Lund Baughman Manufacturing Co. 69' Dodge 194 4 running
9 8 72 Benny Parsons Montgomery Motors 69' Mercury 194 0 running
10 12 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering, Mullin's 69' Mercury 194 0 running
11 14 64 Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford 69' Mercury 191 0 running
12 46 40 Marv Acton 70' Plymouth 190 0 running
13 23 7 Jack McCoy Noble Auto Parts 71' Dodge 190 0 running 114
14 18 45 Bill Seifert 69' Ford 187 0 running
15 28 28 Carl Joiner 69' Chevrolet 185 0 running 108
16 9 39 Friday Hassler Rock City 69' Chevrolet 185 0 running
17 33 38 Jimmy Insolo Bill Martin's Union 76 69' Chevrolet 183 0 running 102
18 19 25 Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop 70' Plymouth 179 0 running
19 16 24 Cecil Gordon Casa-Linda Sahara Motels 69' Ford 179 0 running
20 44 75 Bobby Wawak 69' Dodge 179 0 running
21 38 0 Frank James Varner Brothers 69' Chevrolet 177 0 running 90
22 50 5 Ron Hornaday 70' Ford 177 0 running
23 30 26 Earl Brooks 69' Ford 176 0 running
24 49 44 Dick Guldstrand Grande Marque 69' Chevrolet 175 0 running 81
25 45 14 Harry Schilling 69' Dodge 173 0 running 78
26 40 87 Ivan Baldwin 69' Chevrolet 172 0 running 75
27 15 2 Dick Bown Ober Logging 70' Plymouth 169 0 engine 72
28 13 41 Hershel McGriff 70' Plymouth 163 1 running 69
29 34 19 Henley Gray 69' Ford 151 0 engine
30 5 99 Fred Lorenzen STP 71' Plymouth 142 42 engine
31 4 6 Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok 71' Plymouth 117 0 engine
32 47 90 Pat Fay El Rancho Garage 71' Ford 111 0 flagged 57
33 20 77 Ray Johnstone Air Land Express 69' Plymouth 96 0 ignition 54
34 36 83 Marty Kinerk 69' Chevrolet 91 0 overheating
35 42 70 J.D. McDuffie T.D. Welker Construction Co. 69' Mercury 91 0 engine
36 25 76 Jim McElreath 70' Dodge 88 0 rear end
37 48 27 Johnny Steele Dwayne Belt 69' Ford 79 0 engine 42
38 26 8 John Soares, Jr. 70' Plymouth 78 0 engine 39
39 41 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola 70' Dodge 76 0 ignition
40 27 46 Red Farmer Giachetti Brothers 69' Ford 73 0 clutch
41 51 81 Bob England 70' Chevrolet 63 0 rear end 30
42 32 32 Kevin Terris Black & Decker 70' Plymouth 41 0 engine 27
43 31 63 Bill Champion Strickland's Garage 69' Dodge 41 0 engine
44 24 88 Don Noel 70' Ford 38 0 engine 21
45 37 23 G.T. Tallas 69' Ford 32 0 overheating 18
46 35 9 Bill Osborne Rialto Tool Co. 71' Ford 24 0 engine 15
47 11 20 Pedro Rodriguez Southland Auto Salvage Auction Ford 18 0 electrical
48 29 4 Dick Kranzler Goodyear Tire Center 70' Chevrolet 13 0 overheating 9
49 39 82 Ron Gautsche Tognotti's Speed Shop 69' Ford 10 0 engine 6
50 17 79 Frank Warren Prince Chrysler-Plymouth 69' Dodge 4 0 engine
51 43 17 Dean Dalton 69' Ford 2 0 flagged
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Jack Roberts, Johnny Anderson, Ben Arnold, Sam Rose, Walter Ballard, Jerry Barnett, D.K. Ulrich, Earl Wagner, Art Pollard, Harold Pagon, Larry Baumel, Len Blanchard, Frank Burnett, Scotty Cain, Neil Castles, Markey James, Vic Irvan, Paul Tyler, Tru Cheek, Marion Collins, Chris Connery, Jim Danielson, Jack DeWitt, Paul Dorrity, Vallie Engelauf, Doc Faustina, Glenn Francis, Les Loeser, Ed Negre, Bill Champion
Time of Race: 3h:43:36
Fast Qualifier: A.J. Foyt
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 134.168 mph
Cautions: 5 for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 28 among 7 drivers - Richard Petty 1, A.J. Foyt 2-7, Bobby Isaac 8-17, Tiny Lund 18-21, Buddy Baker 22, Fred Lorenzen 23-24, A.J. Foyt 25-29, Fred Lorenzen 30-43, A.J. Foyt 44-68, Hershel McGriff 69, Buddy Baker 70, A.J. Foyt 71-73, Bobby Isaac 74-80, Fred Lorenzen 81-93, A.J. Foyt 94-98, Fred Lorenzen 99, A.J. Foyt 100, Fred Lorenzen 101, A.J. Foyt 102, Fred Lorenzen 103-110, A.J. Foyt 111-139, Fred Lorenzen 140-142, Richard Petty 143-144, Buddy Baker 145, A.J. Foyt 146-174, Richard Petty 175-184, Buddy Baker 185-186, A.J. Foyt 187-200