OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WINSTON WESTERN 500

Bill Elliott won the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Winston Western 500 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.620 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $222,970

RACE

  • NUMBER: 30
  • NAME: Winston Western 500
  • DATE: 11-20-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 119 / 312
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 26

WINNER

  • NAME: Bill Elliott
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 95.859
  • START POSITION: 10th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 13
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 10 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 180 119 5 Running 26,380
2 5 55 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Copenhagen 175 119 33 Running 13,225
3 11 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 165 119 0 Running 18,375
4 9 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 165 119 4 Running 13,725
5 26 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 160 119 31 Running 8,930
6 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi / Burger King 160 119 34 Running 19,200
7 3 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 146 119 0 Running 6,110
8 22 04 Hershel McGriff Buick M. Bloome / Antioch Speedway 142 119 0 Running 4,700
9 6 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 143 119 1 Running 10,850
10 8 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 139 118 10 Running 8,650
11 16 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 130 118 0 Running 5,030
12 29 71 Dave Marcis Oldsmobile Miller Brothers 127 118 0 Running 9,650
13 32 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 124 117 0 Running 4,620
14 20 88 Donnie Allison Pontiac Gatorade 121 117 0 Running 4,410
15 25 87 Randy Becker Buick Becker Trucking 118 116 0 Running 1,950
16 40 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Broadway Motors 115 115 0 Running 5,125
17 41 17 Sterling Marlin Pontiac Hesco Exhaust 112 115 0 Running 4,465
18 39 13 Doug Wheeler Buick W & W Machine 109 115 0 Running 2,755
19 35 83 Sumner McKnight Chevrolet McKnight Racing 106 114 0 Running 2,415
20 15 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 103 113 0 Running 1,675
21 17 78 Jim Robinson Oldsmobile Hammer Security Systems 100 112 0 Running 2,305
22 12 51 Scott Miller Pontiac MDB Systems 97 112 0 Running 1,575
23 37 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Arrington Grocery 94 109 0 Wheel 3,195
24 23 48 Trevor Boys Chevrolet Hylton-McCaig 91 101 0 Drive line 3,135
25 18 38 Don Waterman Buick St. John's Auto Parts 88 101 0 Running 1,425
26 34 64 D.K. Ulrich Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 85 101 0 Differential 2,325
27 31 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac McCord Gaskets 82 96 0 Differential 1,275
28 33 03 Glenn Francis Pontiac Francis Race Cars 79 89 0 Shifter 1,225
29 42 35 Pat Mintey Chevrolet AFR Signs 76 73 0 Engine 1,175
30 38 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac McDuffie Racing 73 66 0 Rocker arm 2,150
31 7 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 70 61 0 Engine 8,925
32 36 91 John Krebs Oldsmobile Coca-Cola 67 60 0 Engine 1,100
33 27 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick My Car 64 42 0 Engine 8,675
34 21 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 61 38 0 Engine 2,050
35 13 93 Jim Bown Buick Wholesale Truck Parts 58 37 0 Throttle 1,025
36 14 74 Roy Smith Buick Edgett Excavating 55 36 0 Ignition 2,025
37 2 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 57 32 1 Running 1,900
38 24 66 Ron Esau Buick McDonald's 49 32 0 Ignition 875
39 28 08 Rick McCray Pontiac Coors 46 29 0 Engine 850
40 30 73 Bill Schmitt Chevrolet Mountain Dew 43 13 0 Engine 840
41 4 98 Joe Ruttman Pontiac Levi Garrett 40 12 0 Engine 1,840
42 19 12 Jimmy Insolo Buick Miller High Life 37 1 0 Quit 840