1971 Motor Trend 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Winston West Series.jpg
Held on January 10, 1971 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
191 L, 477.5 M, 768.393 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 3 96 Ray Elder 70' Dodge 191 67 running 150
2 2 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola 70' Dodge 191 42 running
3 7 72 Benny Parsons 69' Ford 189 0 running
4 4 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance 71' Dodge 189 0 running
5 5 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering 70' Ford 185 0 running
6 9 39 Friday Hassler 69' Chevrolet 184 0 running
7 10 32 Kevin Terris 70' Plymouth 184 0 running 147
8 22 26 Carl Joiner 69' Chevrolet 169 0 running 144
9 17 19 Henley Gray 69' Ford 169 0 running
10 13 24 Cecil Gordon 69' Ford 167 0 running
11 29 23 G.T. Tallas 69' Ford 157 0 engine 141
12 8 04 Hershel McGriff 70' Plymouth 156 0 ignition 138
13 40 18 Bob England 70' Chevrolet 155 0 engine 135
14 27 4 Dick Kranzler 70' Chevrolet 143 0 running 132
15 34 70 J.D. McDuffie 69' Mercury 140 0 engine
16 6 02 Dick Bown 70' Plymouth 133 0 steering 129
17 19 64 Elmo Langley 69' Mercury 130 0 engine
18 31 7 Jack McCoy 70' Dodge 126 0 engine 126
19 26 82 Ron Gautsche 69' Ford 118 0 lug bolt 123
20 1 43 Richard Petty 70' Plymouth 107 62 engine
21 15 08 John Soares, Jr. 70' Plymouth 101 0 engine 120
22 30 00 Frank James 69' Chevrolet 97 0 transmission 117
23 33 5 Ron Grable 70' Ford 77 0 engine 114
24 14 44 Dick Guldstrand 68' Chevrolet 76 0 a-frame 111
25 11 38 Jimmy Insolo 69' Chevrolet 75 0 engine 108
26 12 10 Bill Champion 69' Ford 58 0 transmission
27 24 95 Bob Kauf 69' Chevrolet 56 0 transmission 105
28 25 15 Paul Dorrity Joe Mackie's Star-Winners Inn 71' Chevrolet 50 0 engine 102
29 23 6 Jerry Oliver Concord Olds 70' Olds 47 0 engine 99
30 37 79 Frank Warren 69' Plymouth 40 0 transmission
31 38 107 Mike Kittlekow 69' Chevrolet 38 0 clutch 96
32 32 77 Ray Johnstone 69' Plymouth 36 0 crash
33 18 88 Don Noel 70' Ford 27 0 engine 90
34 39 33 Glenn Francis 70' Chevrolet 27 0 engine 87
35 16 17 David Pearson 70' Ford 25 20 engine
36 20 83 Joe Clark 69' Chevrolet 21 0 transmission 84
37 35 148 Harry Schilling 69' Dodge 18 0 engine 81
38 36 177 Roy Collins 69' Dodge 7 0 engine 78
39 28 07 Ivan Baldwin 69' Chevrolet 2 0 engine 72
40 21 99 Pat Fay 71' Ford 1 0 engine 75
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 4h:57:55
Fast Qualifier: Richard Petty
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 100.783 mph
Cautions: 1 for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 10 among 4 drivers - Richard Petty 1-3, Bobby Allison 4, David Pearson 5-24, Richard Petty 25-83, Ray Elder 84-106, Bobby Allison 107-119, Ray Elder 120-135, Bobby Allison 136-149, Ray Elder 150-165, Bobby Allison 166-179, Ray Elder 180-191