OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

NASHVILLE 420

Richard Petty won the 1971 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Nashville 420 at Nashville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Nashville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Nashville
  • LENGTH: 0.596 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $20,980

RACE

  • NUMBER: 32
  • NAME: Nashville 420
  • DATE: 07-24-1971
  • LAPS / MILES: 420 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 46

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1970 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 89.667
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 420 400 Running 4,325
2 10 48 James Hylton Ford Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 416 0 Running 2,415
3 9 72 Benny Parsons Mercury L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 416 0 Running 1,600
4 11 26 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 411 0 Running 1,160
5 7 70 JD McDuffie Mercury J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 403 0 Running 1,025
6 25 30 Walter Ballard Ford Ballard Racing 0 0 0 398 0 Running 815
7 19 23 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 385 0 Running 765
8 29 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 379 0 Running 740
9 8 76 Ben Arnold Ford Ben Arnold 0 0 0 375 0 Running 715
10 27 28 Bill Hollar Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 375 0 Running 690
11 6 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 374 0 Throttle 665
12 20 41 Ken Meisenhelder Chevrolet Ken Meisenhelder 0 0 0 359 0 Running 640
13 5 7 Dean Dalton Ford Dean Dalton 0 0 0 329 0 Engine 590
14 21 73 Jerry Churchill Ford Jerry Churchill 0 0 0 323 0 Running 540
15 24 79 Frank Warren Dodge Frank Warren 0 0 0 249 0 Running 490
16 3 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 236 0 Running 415
17 4 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 167 0 Water pump 340
18 13 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 154 0 Rear end 290
19 12 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Charlie McGee 0 0 0 141 0 Crash 265
20 26 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 121 0 Engine 250
21 18 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet Tom Garn 0 0 0 108 0 Engine 250
22 16 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 0 0 102 0 Throttle 250
23 15 58 Robert Brown Chevrolet Allan Brown 0 0 0 73 0 Suspension 250
24 17 40 DK Ulrich Ford D.K. Ulrich 0 0 0 60 0 Flat tire 250
25 22 07 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 0 0 51 0 Crash 250
26 14 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Wayne Smith 0 0 0 49 0 Engine 245
27 2 12 Bobby Allison Dodge Coca-Cola 0 0 0 22 20 Suspension 295
28 28 25 Bill Seifert Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 9 0 Quit 240
29 23 67 Dick May Ford Ron Ronacher 0 0 0 5 0 Suspension 215