OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DIXIE 500

David Pearson won the 1973 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dixie 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Atlanta Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Atlanta
  • LENGTH: 1.522 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $99,855

RACE

  • NUMBER: 19
  • NAME: Dixie 500
  • DATE: 07-22-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 328 / 499
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 47

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 130.211
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 14
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 5 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 0 328 178 Running 16,650
2 3 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 327 111 Running 10,625
3 7 88 Donnie Allison Chevrolet DiGard Racing 0 323 3 Running 6,075
4 13 18 Joe Frasson Dodge Frasson Cement 0 321 0 Running 4,800
5 19 90 Jody Ridley Mercury Truxmore Industries 0 319 0 Running 4,535
6 15 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 318 0 Running 3,425
7 10 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 317 0 Running 3,750
8 30 49 G.C. Spencer Dodge G.C. Spencer 0 316 0 Running 2,500
9 35 25 Jabe Thomas Dodge Robertson Racing 0 314 0 Running 2,750
10 16 92 Larry Smith Mercury Carling Black Label 0 313 0 Running 2,425
11 17 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Cherokee Construction 0 312 0 Running 2,625
12 40 20 Rick Newsom Ford Holbrook Waterproofing 0 309 0 Running 1,500
13 18 19 Henley Gray Ford Warren Lindsey 0 309 0 Running 1,575
14 33 79 Frank Warren Dodge Warren Racing 0 308 0 Running 1,675
15 11 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 307 0 Running 2,000
16 37 32 Randy Tissot Chevrolet Orr's Letter Service 0 307 0 Running 1,000
17 22 10 Bill Champion Mercury Earl Powell Auto Parts 0 304 0 Running 1,400
18 21 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 0 302 0 Running 1,300
19 39 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Sunny King 0 302 0 Running 1,200
20 20 47 Raymond Williams Ford Jug 0 301 0 Running 950
21 23 48 James Hylton Ford Hylton Engineering 0 301 0 Running 1,120
22 8 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 295 0 Running 1,605
23 29 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet L.C. Newton Trucking 0 279 0 Running 1,100
24 6 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 262 0 Engine 1,140
25 14 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 248 0 Oil pump 1,130
26 36 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Sisco Racing 0 240 0 Engine 1,075
27 2 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 205 7 Engine 2,870
28 24 61 Ed Sczech Chevrolet B & B Racing 0 169 0 Engine 565
29 31 45 Vic Parsons Ford Seifert Automotive 0 157 0 Transmission 560
30 9 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 152 0 Engine 1,055
31 26 95 Darrell Waltrip Mercury Terminal Transport 0 110 0 Engine 1,450
32 32 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Marcis Racing 0 91 0 Lug bolt 545
33 1 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 72 0 Engine 3,540
34 25 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 65 0 Axle 2,610
35 4 15 Bobby Isaac Ford Sta-Power Industries 0 52 29 Crash 2,580
36 38 4 John Sears Dodge J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 45 0 Engine 525
37 28 03 Tommy Gale Mercury Gale Racing 0 39 0 Engine 870
38 12 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 35 0 Engine 1,365
39 34 36 H.B. Bailey Pontiac Bailey Racing 0 7 0 Engine 510
40 27 09 Charles Barrett Ford Dahlonega Ford Sales 0 3 0 Engine 880