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1971 West Virginia 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Grand American.jpg
Held on August 8, 1971 at International Raceway Park in Ona, WV
500 L, 219 M, 352 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1971 NASCAR Winston Cup Series drivers denoted in white rows, 1971 NASCAR Grand American in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth 500 279 running
2 1 49 Bobby Allison Mustang 498 201 running
3 5 48 James Hylton Ford 495 0 running
4 6 55 Tiny Lund Camaro 493 20 running
5 14 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury 482 0 running
6 4 14 Jim Paschal Javelin 477 0 engine
7 17 41 Gary Myers Mustang 474 0 running
8 25 30 Walter Ballard Ford 468 0 running
9 11 10 Bill Champion Ford 468 0 running
10 26 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth 467 0 running
11 16 26 Earl Brooks Ford 459 0 running
12 28 70 J.D. McDuffie Mercury 452 0 running
13 27 34 Wendell Scott Ford 432 0 running
14 12 86 David Ray Boggs Firebird 422 0 running
15 7 33 Joe Dean Huss Camaro 417 0 running
16 9 87 Buck Baker Firebird 413 0 engine
17 30 2 Randy Hutchison Camaro 364 0 crash
18 10 06 Neil Castles Dodge 312 0 engine
19 22 7 Jimmy Vaughn Camaro 266 0 oil leak
20 31 4 John Sears Dodge 224 0 ignition
21 34 50 Gordon Birkett Chevy 220 0 crash
22 32 8 Ed Negre Ford 214 0 carburetor
23 15 15 Wayne Andrews Mustang 206 0 overheating
24 13 45 Bill Seifert Ford 187 0 fatigue
25 3 64 Elmo Langley Ford 141 0 ignition
26 8 11 Junior Spencer Camaro 112 0 ignition
27 23 3 Charlie Glotzbach Chevy 100 0 overheating
28 20 5 Pee Wee Wentz Camaro 100 0 engine
29 29 47 Raymond Williams Ford 48 0 overheating
30 19 94 Al Straub Mustang 48 0 overheating
31 33 79 Frank Warren Dodge 47 0 overheating
32 24 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth 31 0 quit
33 18 19 Henley Gray Ford 25 0 suspension
34 21 78 Paul Tyler Camaro 11 0 engine
35 35 73 Jerry Churchill Ford 1 0 quit
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