The victory was Gould’s third in a row on the ARCA circuit and his second of the year at the
track in the Stricker Auto Parts 1971 Ford Torino. Bruce started on the outside
of the front row and took the lead at the drop of the green flag. Toledo
Gould led all the way with the exception of part of a lap when Watson pushed his 1973 Camaro into the lead. A. Arnold came on strong late in the race, passing Dave Dayton for third on lap 85.
Sixteen of the 28 starters were still running when the checkers flew. Twenty-three laps of the race were run under caution and the red flag came out on lap 59 due to an accident that sent Dick Smith to the local hospital with a broken leg.
- Bruce Gould
- Bobby Watson
- A. Arnold
- Dave Dayton
- Wayne Watercutter
- Iggy Katona
- John Sellers
- Delmar Clark
- Ralph Young
- Kenny Black