OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GWYN STALEY 400

Richard Petty won the 1971 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Gwyn Staley 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $23,625

RACE

  • NUMBER: 14
  • NAME: Gwyn Staley 400
  • DATE: 04-18-1971
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 98.479
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 400 186 Running 4,545
2 2 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 399 4 Running 2,570
3 5 22 Dick Brooks Dodge Mario Rossi 0 0 0 396 6 Running 1,745
4 4 72 Benny Parsons Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 394 0 Running 1,145
5 5 12 Bobby Allison Dodge Coca-Cola 0 0 0 394 0 Running 895
6 13 48 James Hylton Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 386 0 Running 645
7 10 90 Bill Dennis Mercury Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 379 0 Running 645
8 11 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 379 0 Running 595
9 19 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 379 0 Running 550
10 17 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 374 0 Running 565
11 12 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 364 0 Running 555
12 25 79 Frank Warren Plymouth Frank Warren 0 0 0 358 0 Running 520
13 1 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 355 204 Engine 1,260
14 28 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 0 0 348 0 Running 500
15 8 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 306 0 Oil line 515
16 7 93 Richard D Brown Chevrolet Harold Furr 0 0 0 281 0 Clutch 505
17 15 30 Walter Ballard Ford Ballard Racing 0 0 0 249 0 Overheating 495
18 30 28 Ed Negre Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 243 0 Suspension 460
19 24 63 Charlie Roberts Dodge Charlie Roberts 0 0 0 241 0 Engine 450
20 27 70 JD McDuffie Mercury J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 191 0 Rear end 440
21 16 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 96 0 Axle 455
22 23 51 Dub Simpson Chevrolet Bill Strong 0 0 0 96 0 Battery 420
23 20 88 Ron Keselowski Dodge Roger Lubinski 0 0 0 94 0 Engine 410
24 29 47 Raymond Williams Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 92 0 Overheating 400
25 18 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 0 0 54 0 Engine 390
26 9 91 Charlie Glotzbach Chevrolet Junior Fields 0 0 0 29 0 Transmission 485
27 28 26 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 0 0 28 0 Engine 375
28 24 84 Clyde Lynn Mercury Elmo Langley 0 0 0 15 0 Vibration 365
29 14 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 14 0 Overheating 380
30 26 62 Dick Poling Dodge Kaye Engineering 0 0 0 2 0 Oil leak 345