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1971 Winston 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 16, 1971 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL
188 L, 500.08 M, 804.828 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 21 Donnie Allison Purolator '69 Mercury 188 63 running
2 3 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '69 Mercury 188 73 running
3 7 11 Buddy Baker Petty Enterprises '71 Dodge 188 14 running
4 6 6 Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok '71 Plymouth 187 0 running
5 4 99 Fred Lorenzen STP '71 Plymouth 187 0 running
6 27 31 Jim Vandiver Moss-Thornton '69 Dodge 186 0 running
7 10 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '70 Ford 185 0 running
8 9 90 Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey '69 Mercury 183 0 running
9 2 71 Dave Marcis K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 181 38 engine
10 32 68 Larry Baumel Auto Lad '69 Ford 178 0 running
11 36 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 178 0 running
12 22 2 Bill Seifert Dave Marcis '69 Dodge 177 0 running
13 13 24 Cecil Gordon '69 Mercury 176 0 running
14 20 76 Ben Arnold '69 Ford 175 0 running
15 38 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling '69 Dodge 174 0 running
16 17 39 Friday Hassler '69 Chevrolet 174 0 running
17 15 88 Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski '70 Dodge 173 0 running
18 44 5 Doc Faustina '70 Plymouth 170 0 running
19 47 34 Wendell Scott '69 Ford 170 0 running
20 39 7 Dean Dalton '69 Ford 169 0 running
21 16 60 Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers '69 Mercury 167 0 running
22 24 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Ford 167 0 running
23 31 18 Joe Frasson '70 Dodge 166 0 running
24 42 8 Ed Negre '69 Ford 165 0 running
25 49 77 Charlie Roberts '70 Ford 160 0 running
26 46 32 Kevin Terris Black & Decker '70 Plymouth 150 0 overheating
27 43 0 George Altheide '70 Dodge 135 0 engine
28 26 64 Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford '69 Mercury 133 0 spindle
29 29 20 Bill Ward Jimmy McCain '71 Ford 108 0 engine
30 11 79 Frank Warren '69 Dodge 97 0 engine
31 37 05 David Sisco Charlie McGee '70 Chevrolet 85 0 fan pulley
32 48 63 Roy Milligan Charlie Roberts '69 Dodge 83 0 engine
33 18 70 J.D. McDuffie '69 Mercury 81 0 fuel line
34 33 46 Roy Mayne Tom Hunter '69 Chevrolet 68 0 engine
35 34 36 Jimmy Crawford Crawford Racing '70 Dodge 66 0 engine./crash
36 50 26 Earl Brooks '69 Ford 58 0 engine
37 14 03 Tommy Gale McCaig Motel '69 Mercury 53 0 engine
38 5 43 Richard Petty Pepsi '71 Plymouth 42 0 crash
39 35 07 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '69 Chevrolet 39 0 engine
40 45 19 Henley Gray '69 Ford 35 0 engine
41 19 47 Raymond Williams Bill Seifert '71 Ford 31 0 overheating
42 12 10 Bill Champion '70 Ford 25 0 engine
43 8 33 David Pearson C.V. Enterprises '71 Pontiac 19 0 engine
44 21 93 Richard D. Brown Harold Furr '69 Chevrolet 17 0 engine
45 28 95 Paul Tyler '69 Mercury 15 0 overheating
46 41 45 Dub Simpson Bill Seifert '69 Mercury 11 0 engine
47 23 86 Bobby Mausgrover Neil Castles '69 Dodge 9 0 transmission
48 30 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '69 Mercury 6 0 engine
49 40 06 Neil Castles '70 Dodge 4 0 ignition
50 25 35 Bub Strickler '69 Ford 1 0 engine
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