OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DELAWARE 500

Richard Petty won the 1971 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Delaware 500 at Dover International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Dover International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Dover
  • LENGTH: 1.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $59,965

RACE

  • NUMBER: 43
  • NAME: Delaware 500
  • DATE: 10-17-1971
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 9

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 123.254
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 3
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 500 101 Running 14,570
2 3 98 Charlie Glotzbach Chevrolet Richard Howard 0 0 0 499 5 Running 7,945
3 2 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 499 0 Running 4,970
4 1 12 Bobby Allison Mercury Coca-Cola 0 0 0 498 394 Running 2,695
5 12 90 Bill Dennis Mercury Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 483 0 Running 1,595
6 10 57 David Ray Boggs Dodge David Ray Boggs 0 0 0 480 0 Running 1,295
7 6 91 Richard D Brown Chevrolet Junior Fields 0 0 0 477 0 Running 1,195
8 17 64 Elmo Langley Mercury Elmo Langley 0 0 0 476 0 Running 1,095
9 18 30 Walter Ballard Ford Ballard Racing 0 0 0 473 0 Running 1,070
10 7 48 James Hylton Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 466 0 Running 1,045
11 9 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 465 0 Running 1,020
12 11 95 Paul Tyler Ford Paul Tyler 0 0 0 464 0 Running 995
13 14 79 Frank Warren Dodge Frank Warren 0 0 0 460 0 Running 970
14 26 47 Raymond Williams Ford Raymond Williams 0 0 0 459 0 Running 945
15 19 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 458 0 Running 920
16 29 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 442 0 Running 895
17 39 08 John Soares Jr Dodge John Soares, Jr. 0 0 0 440 0 Running 870
18 16 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 436 0 Fuel pump 860
19 35 40 Dick May Ford D.K. Ulrich 0 0 0 436 0 Running 855
20 28 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 392 0 Clutch 845
21 38 4 John Sears Dodge John Sears 0 0 0 374 0 Running 835
22 20 06 Neil Castles Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 369 0 Alternator 810
23 36 03 Tommy Gale Mercury Larry Jackson 0 0 0 319 0 Engine 785
24 37 41 Ken Meisenhelder Chevrolet Ken Meisenhelder 0 0 0 297 0 Rear end 760
25 33 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 0 0 280 0 Engine 735
26 31 70 JD McDuffie Mercury J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 266 0 Overheating 710
27 15 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 266 0 Steering 685
28 5 60 Maynard Troyer Mercury Nagle Racers 0 0 0 266 0 Wheel bearing 695
29 22 72 Benny Parsons Mercury L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 229 0 Engine 705
30 25 5 Richard Childress Plymouth Doc Faustina 0 0 0 180 0 Steering 645
31 21 99 Fred Lorenzen Plymouth STP 0 0 0 115 0 Engine 705
32 27 26 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 115 0 Oil pan 620
33 8 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Friday Hassler 0 0 0 114 0 Engine 610
34 23 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 102 0 Axle 625
35 30 68 Larry Baumel Ford Auto Lad 0 0 0 91 0 Overheating 590
36 40 23 James Cox Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 87 0 Engine 580
37 13 1 Charlie Roberts Ford Charlie Roberts 0 0 0 68 0 Crash 570
38 34 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 62 0 Frame 560
39 24 51 Dub Simpson Chevrolet Bill Strong 0 0 0 26 0 Oil pan 550
40 32 7 Dean Dalton Ford Dean Dalton 0 0 0 10 0 Oil leak 540