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1971 National 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 10, 1971 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
238 L, 357 M, 574.532 KM - Shortened by Darkness

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '69 Mercury 238 70 running
2 8 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 238 22 running
3 4 21 Donnie Allison Purolator Special '69 Mercury 238 0 running
4 5 43 Richard Petty Pepsi '71 Plymouth 238 9 running
5 1 3 Charlie Glotzbach Gaddy Motor Co., Kmart '71 Chevrolet 238 119 running
6 2 11 Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises '71 Dodge 237 18 running
7 6 6 Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok '71 Plymouth 234 0 running
8 14 39 Friday Hassler '70 Chevrolet 233 0 running
9 9 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '69 Mercury 231 0 running
10 11 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '69 Mercury 226 0 running
11 21 18 Joe Frasson '70 Dodge 225 0 running
12 28 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 225 0 running
13 24 79 Frank Warren '69 Dodge 225 0 running
14 31 64 Elmo Langley '69 Mercury 225 0 running
15 12 24 Cecil Gordon '69 Mercury 225 0 running
16 42 10 Bill Champion '70 Mercury 224 0 running
17 20 45 Bill Seifert '71 Mercury 224 0 running
18 36 57 David Ray Boggs '69 Dodge 224 0 running
19 16 91 Ed Negre Junior Fields '71 Chevrolet 223 0 running
20 30 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Ford 223 0 running
21 39 26 Earl Brooks '69 Ford 222 0 running
22 27 47 J.D. McDuffie Raymond Williams '71 Ford 222 0 running
23 29 76 Ben Arnold '69 Ford 221 0 running
24 32 53 Bobby Brack Hopper-Crews '69 Ford 218 0 running
25 19 92 Larry Smith Harley Smith '69 Ford 218 0 running
26 40 83 Johnny Halford '69 Plymouth 214 0 running
27 22 19 Henley Gray '70 Ford 213 0 running
28 35 87 Cale Yarborough Kosins Auto Parts '69 Mercury 209 0 overheating
29 37 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling '69 Dodge 206 0 running
30 23 27 A.J. Foyt Purolator, A.J. Foyt Chevrolet '71 Chevrolet 184 0 steering
31 26 31 Stick Elliott O.L. Nixon '69 Dodge 163 0 driveshaft
32 10 99 Dave Marcis STP '71 Plymouth 152 0 steering
33 33 01 Earle Canavan '71 Plymouth 120 0 crash
34 7 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Thomas Bros. Country Ham '71 Chevrolet 120 0 crash
35 18 60 Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers '69 Mercury 115 0 engine
36 17 49 Neil Castles G.C. Spencer '69 Plymouth 114 0 lug bolt
37 15 42 Marty Robbins '69 Dodge 97 0 steering
38 41 55 Tiny Lund '69 Mercury 95 0 alternator
39 38 66 Dick Brooks Stephens-Ferguson, Plaza Pontiac '71 Ford 76 0 running
40 13 90 Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey '69 Mercury 73 0 driveshaft
41 25 07 Wendell Scott Cunningham-Kelley '69 Chevrolet 64 0 wheel bearing
42 34 5 Jim Vandiver Doc Faustina '70 Plymouth 10 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