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1971 Asheville 300


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 19 of 48
Friday, May 21, 1971 at New Asheville Speedway, Asheville, NC
300 laps on a .333 mile paved track (99.9 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:14
Average Speed: 71.231 mph
Pole Speed: 79.598 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 4,500
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1971 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1971 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'71 Plymouth3001,500running252
2 264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Mercury296900running48
3 324   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'69 Mercury284500running0
41025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth281350running0
5 710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford259325running0
61567   Dick May Ron Ronacher'69 Ford155300quit0
71770   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'69 Mercury130275engine0
81426   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'69 Ford124270quit0
91279   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth110265quit0
10 974   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth79260quit0
11134   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Cooling   (John Sears)'69 Dodge74255quit0
12 872   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'70 Ford33250engine0
131130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Ford32245engine0
14 634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford15240ignition0
15168   Ed Negre Ed Negre'69 Ford9235brakes0
16 506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge1230quit0
17 448   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Ford1225quit0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty11313
  Elmo Langley145643
  Richard Petty57200144
  Elmo Langley2012055
  Richard Petty20630095