OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

ALBANY-SARATOGA 250

Richard Petty won the 1971 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Albany-Saratoga 250 at Albany Saratoga Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Albany Saratoga Speedway
  • LOCATION: Malta
  • LENGTH: 0.362 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $8,875

RACE

  • NUMBER: 29
  • NAME: Albany-Saratoga 250
  • DATE: 07-14-1971
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 91
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 10

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 66.748
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 250 181 Running 1,500
2 4 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Dave Marcis 0 0 0 248 59 Running 900
3 6 70 JD McDuffie Mercury J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 244 5 Running 500
4 9 48 James Hylton Ford Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 243 0 Running 350
5 18 67 Elmo Langley Ford Ron Ronacher 0 0 0 242 0 Running 325
6 8 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 240 0 Running 300
7 10 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 240 0 Running 275
8 19 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 240 0 Running 270
9 26 88 Ron Keselowski Dodge Roger Lubinski 0 0 0 239 0 Running 265
10 25 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 239 0 Running 260
11 23 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Charlie Roberts 0 0 0 236 0 Running 255
12 22 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 235 0 Running 250
13 11 30 Walter Ballard Ford Ballard Racing 0 0 0 233 0 Running 245
14 13 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 0 0 221 0 Running 240
15 33 73 Jerry Churchill Ford Jerry Churchill 0 0 0 216 0 Running 235
16 29 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 207 0 Rear end 230
17 28 41 Ken Meisenhelder Chevrolet Ken Meisenhelder 0 0 0 191 0 Ignition 225
18 15 23 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 189 0 Vibration 220
19 31 28 Bill Hollar Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 165 0 Brakes 215
20 3 12 Bobby Allison Mercury Coca-Cola 0 0 0 144 0 Engine 210
21 7 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Friday Hassler 0 0 0 130 0 Vibration 205
22 14 68 Larry Baumel Ford Auto Lad 0 0 0 130 0 Engine 200
23 27 64 Dick May Mercury Elmo Langley 0 0 0 123 0 Brakes 100
24 5 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 105 0 Rear end 100
25 20 79 Frank Warren Dodge Frank Warren 0 0 0 97 0 Axle 100
26 30 6 Ed Hessert Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 94 0 Suspension 100
27 2 91 Pete Hamilton Chevrolet Junior Fields 0 0 0 82 5 Transmission 100
28 17 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet Tom Garn 0 0 0 75 0 Transmission 100
29 21 86 Bobby Mausgrover Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 53 0 Brakes 100
30 16 4 John Sears Dodge John Sears 0 0 0 36 0 Engine 100
31 12 62 Rene Charland Dodge Kaye Engineering 0 0 0 33 0 Brakes 100
32 32 40 DK Ulrich Ford D.K. Ulrich 0 0 0 27 0 Flat tire 100
33 24 06 Neil Castles Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 13 0 Transmission 100
34 34 25 James Cox Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 1 0 Quit 100