1971 Plymouth Road Runner 

1971 NASCAR Grand National Championship Winning Car

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- Factory-Backed Race Car
- 1971 NASCAR Grand National championship winning car
- 1971 Daytona Winning Road Runner
- Driven by 'The King' Richard Petty
- The last stock car to win a NASCAR Grand National championship using a production-based body and engine
- One of only two factory-sponsored cars for 1971 and the only one to complete the season
- Delivered to Richard Petty's shop as a body in white
- Richard Petty won his third NASCAR Grand National Championship in 1971
- Richard Petty scored 21 race wins and 38 top-five finishes in 1971
- The car that helped Petty become the first driver to win $1,000,000-plus
- This car and Petty visited the White House in September 1971 by a Presidential invite
- The only Petty car to ever visit the White House
- Restored to 1971 competition specification
- Rebuilt 426 CI V-8 Hemi engine
- A833 4-speed manual transmission with Hurst shifter
- Single 4-barrel carburetor on a Petty-fabricated NASCAR intake
- Petty Blue exterior
- Petty custom black and white Houndstooth interior
- 8 ¾ inch Mopar rear end
- Torsion bar front suspension with reinforced A-arms and dual shocks
- Rear leaf spring suspension with tubular shocks
- Blocked-off headlight and tail light openings
- Rear bumper aero covers, mesh grille
- 15x8 inch steel wheels
- Album of restoration photos included
- Prominently featured at the 2009 Woodward Dream Cruise
- Sold on a bill of sale

Reference Number 610406

as of 7/14/2020

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