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Strip Weathers, the first new champion since 1965, won the 1971 Piston Cup title

Thomas Tireson finished second in the championship

The 1971 Piston Cup Series is a Piston Cup season known for The King winning 22 races. If you wanna see how many races did he win, look here. It is known as "Year Of The King".

Racers

  1. Tow Cap 2 - David Palmer (part time)
  2. View Zeen 10 - Bill Shields (rookie)
  3. Unknown 11 - Mario Andretti
  4. Sponsorless 12 - Brad "Maverick" Gonzalez (part time)
  5. Wood Brothers 21 - Joe Allen Foyt
  6. Sponsorless 22 - John Retoline
  7. Nitroade 28 - Andrew Axler (rookie)
  8. Winter Park 30 - R.A Rubberton
  9. Mike's Bar & Grill 31 - Alex Quint (part time)
  10. Mood Springs 33 - Bill Brady (rookie)
  11. Tank Coat 36 - Dick Miller
  12. Dinoco 43 - The King
  13. Revsi 50 - Carl Smith (rookie)
  14. Easy Idle 51 - Ronald Oaks
  15. Leak Less 52 - Michael Smith
  16. Fiber Fuel 56 - Charles Johnson
  17. Octane Gain 58 - Robert Henderson
  18. Vitoline 61 - Bobby Carsac
  19. RPM 64 - Don Chapcar (rookie)
  20. N20 Cola 68 - Ron Pitcar
  21. Gasprin 70 - Rev Pitcar
  22. Rev N Go 73 - Tony Steeringson
  23. Sidewall Shine 74 - Slide Powers
  24. JLP 75 - Cole Speedland (rookie)
  25. Sony Vaio 78 - Alloy Wilson (rookie)
  26. Shiny Wax 82 - Donald Smith
  27. Revolting 84 - Martin Power
  28. Chop Saves 87 - James Carlidge (rookie)
  29. Bumper Save 90 - Ryan Roadages
  30. Sputter Stop 92 - Frank Marintire
  31. Spare Mint 93 - Pete Carlinton
  32. Tuxedo Plumbing 98 - Johnathan Melter (rookie)
  33. Retread 99 - Norman Green (part time)
  34. Clutch Aid 121 - Kraig Shiftright

Races Winners

  1. Nightdona 500 - The King
  2. Las Vegas 400 - TBA
  3. Texas 350 - The King
  4. Olympus 500 - The King
  5. Carolina's 350 - TBA
  6. Palm Mile 300 - The King
  7. BnL 500 - The King
  8. Sidewall Shine 300 - The King
  9. New York 400 - TBA
  10. Tow Cap 400 - TBA
  11. The Hudson Hornet 400 - The King
  12. Rev N Go 350 - The King
  13. Pocono 400 - TBA
  14. N20 Cola 400 - The King
  15. Clutch Aid/Cozsen 400 - The King
  16. Belle 500 - TBA
  17. Revolting 400 - The King
  18. Brickyard 400 - The King
  19. Easy Idle 400 - Alloy Wilson
  20. Michigan 400 - The King
  21. Daniel 500 - Ronald Oaks
  22. Calladega 500 - The King
  23. Boston 350 - The King
  24. Copper Canyon 400 - TBA
  25. Sonoma 400 - TBA
  26. Fei 400 - The King
  27. Southern 350 - The King
  28. Vitoline 400 - The King
  29. Spare Mint 400 - TBA
  30. Virginia 500 - The King
  31. Los Angeles 500 - TBA
  32. Shifty Drug 400 - TBA
  33. Heartland 500 - The King
  34. Washington 350 - TBA
  35. Richmond 400 - The King
  36. Dinoco 400 - The King

Championship Standings

  1. The King
  2. Thomas Tireson

Trivia

  • The King holds second place for the most wins in the season with 22. Doc Hudson having the most wins in a season with 27.
  • Thomas Tireson had no chance of winning even in second has The King was around 200+ points more than him.
  • Don Chapcar made his first season here, along with Alex Quint, Cole Speedland, Alloy Wilson, Bill Brady and Andrew Axler.
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