OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

MILLER HIGH LIFE 500

Richard Petty won the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Miller High Life 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $352,430

RACE

  • NUMBER: 27
  • NAME: Miller High Life 500
  • DATE: 10-09-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 334 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 35

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 139.998
  • START POSITION: 20th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 30
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 20 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 76 334 23 Running 40,400
2 6 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi / Burger King 175 334 18 Running 34,850
3 2 55 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Copenhagen 170 334 52 Running 43,775
4 5 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 165 334 31 Running 16,230
5 1 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 165 334 99 Running 35,195
6 3 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 155 334 37 Running 8,500
7 25 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 151 334 3 Running 16,000
8 7 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 147 334 43 Running 12,875
9 13 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 143 334 1 Running 8,265
10 11 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Hardee's 139 333 10 Running 6,650
11 18 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet UNO / Bull Frog Knits 135 333 9 Running 6,000
12 17 84 Jody Ridley Chevrolet Cumberland Mills 127 333 0 Running 3,850
13 10 98 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet Levi Garrett 124 333 0 Running 7,205
14 16 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 126 332 6 Running 11,650
15 9 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 118 331 0 Running 7,085
16 27 48 Trevor Boys Chevrolet Hylton-McCaig 120 331 2 Running 6,525
17 39 71 Dave Marcis Oldsmobile American Legion Posts 112 330 0 Running 11,650
18 24 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 109 329 0 Running 5,615
19 15 66 Phil Parsons Chevrolet Skoal 106 329 0 Running 3,650
20 35 6 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet Rob's Roost 103 322 0 Running 5,355
21 22 02 Jim Sauter Chevrolet D.E.R. Inc. 100 321 0 Running 4,145
22 33 12 Rodney Combs Buick Stroh's 97 320 0 Engine 1,725
23 40 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Broadway Motors 94 319 0 Running 3,200
24 19 31 John Anderson Chevrolet Lebe's Tire Service 91 317 0 Running 1,350
25 31 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick My Car 88 317 0 Running 8,900
26 14 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 85 317 0 Running 7,775
27 29 99 Philip Duffie Buick U.S. Duffie Sand & Gravel 82 314 0 Running 1,250
28 4 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 79 309 0 Engine 5,490
29 8 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 76 301 0 Ignition 9,500
30 34 5 Greg Sacks Chevrolet Uniden 73 293 0 Crash 1,175
31 37 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 70 285 0 Running 2,905
32 26 97 Dean Combs Oldsmobile Best Products 67 283 0 Engine 1,125
33 21 4 Mark Martin Chevrolet Morgan-McClure 64 274 0 Rear end 1,110
34 32 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler Reid Trailer Sales 61 252 0 Head gasket 2,810
35 38 0 Delma Cowart Chevrolet Coastal Transmissions 58 239 0 Engine 1,050
36 28 8 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Buick Trap Rock Industries 55 184 0 Engine 1,040
37 23 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 52 161 0 Engine 2,030
38 36 77 Ken Ragan Chevrolet Clinomint 49 137 0 Running 1,020
39 12 16 David Pearson Chevrolet Chattanooga Chew 46 106 0 Valve 1,505
40 30 17 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Hesco Exhaust 43 53 0 Engine 2,000