Sunday 18th April 1971
The Danville 300 at VIR saw future legendary teammates Peter Gregg and Hurley Haywood win the overall event in their GTU-1 class, Porsche 914/6 GT. Dave Heinz in his Corvette was second overall and 1st in the GTO-1 class and Ralph Meany in another 914/6 GT was third overall and 1st in the GTU-1 class. This was the first IMSA event held at the Virginia raceway. In the International Formula 100 Race, David Loring was the winner in both heats in his Caldwell D9.