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1971 Texas 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Winston West Series.jpg
Held on December 12, 1971 at Texas World Speedway in College Station, TX
250 L, 500 M, 804.75 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 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Plymouth 250 111 running
2 4 11 Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises Dodge 250 52 running
3 5 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola Mercury 248 75 running
4 1 6 Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok Plymouth 245 12 running
5 8 90 Bill Dennis Donlavey Racing Mercury 239 0 running
6 10 18 Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement Dodge 238 0 running
7 15 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury 234 0 running
8 14 91 Richard D. Brown Chevy 232 0 running
9 30 76 Ben Arnold Ford 232 0 running
10 22 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth 231 0 running
11 21 9 Ramo Stott Dodge 231 0 running
12 12 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering Ford 230 0 running
13 35 10 Bill Champion Champion Racing Ford 219 0 running
14 32 26 Earl Brooks Ford 216 0 running
15 37 0 George Altheide Dodge 216 0 running
16 25 45 Bill Seifert Ford 212 0 running
17 43 28 Bill Hollar Ford 212 0 running
18 33 47 Raymond Williams Ford 211 0 running
19 44 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing Mercury 211 0 running
20 16 06 Neil Castles Dodge 209 0 running
21 49 34 Wendell Scott Scott Racing Ford 209 0 running
22 39 63 Charlie Roberts Dodge 208 0 running
23 40 19 Henley Gray Ford 196 0 running
24 24 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling Dodge 194 0 fuelpump
25 20 42 Marty Robbins Marty Robbins Dodge 174 0 engine
26 9 39 Friday Hassler See Rock City Chevy 164 0 valve
27 29 00 Ronnie Chumley Vita-Fresh Orange Juice Mercury 155 0 engine
28 46 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth 144 0 out of gas
29 47 81 Bob England England Racing Chevy 133 0 vibration
30 31 5 Doc Faustina Plymouth 128 0 oil leak
31 38 55 Tiny Lund Mercury 118 0 engine
32 19 87 Jackie Oliver Mercury 117 0 engine
33 18 53 H.B. Bailey Hopper-Crews Ford 117 0 engine
34 28 01 Earle Canavan Plymouth 113 0 engine
35 41 7 Dean Dalton Dalton Racing Ford 111 0 lug bolt
36 13 79 Frank Warren Dodge 98 0 valve
37 34 27 Jerry Barnett Dodge 86 0 crash
38 2 72 Benny Parsons A.J. Foyt Chevrolet Chevy 82 0 engine
39 23 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing Ford 79 0 engine
40 11 2 Dave Marcis Dodge 73 0 engine
41 27 64 Elmo Langley Ford 69 0 oil pressure
42 26 57 David Ray Boggs Dodge 67 0 engine
43 36 37 Don Tarr Dodge 59 0 lug bolt
44 42 8 Ed Negre Ford 34 0 engine
45 45 40 D.K. Ulrich Ford 26 0 clutch
46 17 96 Ray Elder Dodge 24 0 engine
47 48 61 Jimmy Finger B & B Racing Ford 18 0 engine
48 6 17 David Pearson C.V. Enterprises, STP Pontiac 15 0 overheating
49 7 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance Dodge 1 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: A.J. Foyt, Roger McCluskey, Jim McElreath, Lloyd Ruby, Johnny Rutherford
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