OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WARNER W. HODGDON CAROLINA 500

Richard Petty won the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Warner W. Hodgdon Carolina 500 at North Carolina Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Carolina Speedway
  • LOCATION: Rockingham
  • LENGTH: 1.017 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $199,065

RACE

  • NUMBER: 3
  • NAME: Warner W. Hodgdon Carolina 500
  • DATE: 03-13-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 492 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 10 / 94

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 113.055
  • START POSITION: 12th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 30
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 12 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 180 492 48 Running 24,150
2 6 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 175 492 10 Running 14,990
3 11 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi Challenger 170 492 3 Running 17,760
4 17 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet UNO 160 489 0 Running 5,110
5 7 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 155 489 0 Running 12,335
6 1 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 155 489 30 Running 8,465
7 13 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 151 488 2 Running 3,235
8 19 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 147 486 1 Running 6,645
9 5 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Hardee's 148 486 161 Running 7,335
10 3 22 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Miller High Life 139 484 21 Running 10,695
11 8 2 Mark Martin Buick Valvring 130 484 0 Running 8,510
12 2 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 132 483 153 Rear end 5,155
13 27 17 Sterling Marlin Pontiac Hesco Exhaust 124 477 0 Running 5,190
14 29 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 121 473 0 Running 4,480
15 15 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 118 468 0 Running 4,370
16 34 74 Bobby Wawak Buick Superior Piping 115 466 0 Running 1,840
17 23 26 Ronnie Hopkins Buick Food Country USA 112 457 0 Running 1,785
18 32 02 D.K. Ulrich Buick Price Racing 109 416 0 Running 3,900
19 18 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 111 401 57 Crash 4,750
20 9 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 103 395 0 Running 3,550
21 28 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 100 382 0 Crash 3,195
22 31 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler Arrington Racing 97 355 0 Rear end 3,145
23 20 18 Slick Johnson Buick Satterfield Racing 94 307 0 Rear end 1,425
24 14 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 91 279 0 Engine 3,055
25 26 8 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Buick Hillin Racing 88 250 0 Rear end 1,345
26 24 6 Jim Sauter Buick Ulrich Racing 85 238 0 Oil pump 2,965
27 25 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac Advance Auto Parts 82 219 0 Engine 1,265
28 33 20 Rick Newsom Chevrolet Bull Frog Knits 79 199 0 Engine 1,225
29 10 98 Joe Ruttman Buick Levi Garrett 76 176 0 Crash 3,685
30 30 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac McDuffie Racing 73 157 0 Engine 2,145
31 21 48 Lennie Pond Pontiac Palatine Auto Parts 70 141 0 Engine 2,655
32 16 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 67 108 0 Engine 1,390
33 4 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 69 73 6 Crash 8,000
34 22 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Hudson 61 38 0 Engine 8,410
35 35 06 Ernie Cline Pontiac Brochure Furniture 58 35 0 Crash 910