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1971 Capital City 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 46 of 48
Sunday, November 14, 1971 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
500 laps on a .542 mile paved track (271.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:11
Average Speed: 80.025 mph
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: 4 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 13,000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
251372   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'71 Ford253385engine0
282434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford103300engine0
29 610   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford59285engine0
303050   Gordon Birkett John Hodges'69 Chevrolet43275engine0
272362   Bill Shirey Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge118325oil leak0
11143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'71 Plymouth5004,450running330
21012   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Holman-Moody)'71 Ford4992,585running105
3 36   Pete Hamilton American Brakeblok   (Cotton Owens)'71 Plymouth4901,750running0
4 298   Charlie Glotzbach Richard Howard'71 Chevrolet4871,175running19
51264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Ford480965running0
6 506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge480650running0
71948   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Ford476575running0
8164   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge472550running0
91424   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury471560running0
10 479   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Dodge457550running0
11 830   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford445515running0
122913   Eddie Yarboro Eddie Yarboro'69 Plymouth442505running0
132523   James Cox Don Robertson'69 Plymouth442495running0
14 190   Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey'69 Mercury440985running46
152119   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford435475running0
161525   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth433450running0
171728   Bill Hollar Earl Brooks'69 Ford416445running0
18208   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford415440running0
19 970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'71 Chevrolet384435running0
202696   Richard Childress Tom Garn'70 Chevrolet359425running0
212880   Phil Finney Phil Finney'69 Chevrolet357400running0
231826   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford309380running0
222740   D.K. Ulrich D.K. Ulrich'71 Ford314390rear end0
26 745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford188350rear end0
242286   Bobby Mausgrover Neil Castles'69 Dodge282370suspension0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Charlie Glotzbach155
  Bill Dennis65146
  Charlie Glotzbach526514
  Bobby Allison6613772
  Richard Petty13816730
  Bobby Allison16819023
  Richard Petty1911911
  Bobby Allison19220110
  Richard Petty202500299