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1971 Wilkes 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 47 of 48
Sunday, November 21, 1971 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a .625 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:35:58
Average Speed: 96.174 mph
Pole Speed: 107.558 mph
Cautions: 3 for 19 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 sec
Attendance: 9,500
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 655   Tiny Lund Ronnie Hopkins'70 Camaro4003,875running7
2 13   Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard'71 Chevrolet4003,525running76
3 243   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth4001,650running306
4 52   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'69 Dodge3981,175running0
51172   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'71 Ford3941,000running0
61487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'71 Firebird387650running0
72248   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Ford385600running0
81521   Frank Sessoms Frank Sessoms'68 Camaro384600running0
91024   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury382655running0
10 964   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Ford382695running0
111310   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford380585running0
121806   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge377550running0
133130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford375515running0
142533   Joe Dean Huss Jack Balmer'69 Camaro374505running0
153070   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'71 Chevrolet372520running0
16298   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford362485running0
172826   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford352475running0
18164   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge343490running0
192674   Jabe Thomas Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth339455running0
202011   Bob Williams James Rupe'69 Camaro297445engine0
21 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody)'71 Ford173510engine11
222379   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge171450rear end0
232759   Jimmy Vaughn Jimmy Vaughn'70 Mustang147415engine0
24 890   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury106430oil leak0
252447   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford96395vibration0
261745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford87415electrical0
271222   Randy Hutchison Warren Prout'69 Camaro70405engine0
282113   Eddie Yarboro Eddie Yarboro'69 Plymouth61370clutch0
291901   Earle Canavan Earle Canavan'71 Plymouth17385engine0
30 491   Richard D. Brown Junior Fields'71 Chevrolet12475oil leak0
31 725   James Cox Don Robertson'70 Plymouth0375engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Charlie Glotzbach14141
  Bobby Allison42487
  Richard Petty497426
  Bobby Allison75751
  Tiny Lund76761
  Bobby Allison77793
  Richard Petty80359280
  Charlie Glotzbach36039435
  Tiny Lund3954006