OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

TALLADEGA 500

Dale Earnhardt won the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Talladega 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $316,700

RACE

  • NUMBER: 19
  • NAME: Talladega 500
  • DATE: 07-31-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 16

WINNER

  • NAME: Dale Earnhardt
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 170.611
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 46
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 4 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 185 188 41 Running 46,950
2 10 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi / Burger King 175 188 21 Running 32,965
3 18 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 175 188 41 Running 20,680
4 12 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 165 188 3 Running 17,475
5 23 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 155 188 0 Running 17,650
6 9 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 155 188 2 Running 12,445
7 5 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 146 187 0 Running 9,575
8 2 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 142 187 0 Running 8,445
9 24 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 143 186 8 Running 12,925
10 8 4 Mark Martin Chevrolet Jim Magill 134 186 0 Running 5,775
11 13 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 130 186 0 Running 7,205
12 19 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 127 185 0 Running 6,860
13 31 8 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Buick Trap Rock Industries 124 184 0 Running 5,300
14 29 77 Ken Ragan Chevrolet Clinomint 121 183 0 Running 3,575
15 21 98 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet Levi Garrett 118 182 0 Running 7,125
16 17 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 115 182 0 Running 5,750
17 26 48 Trevor Boys Chevrolet Hylton-McCaig 112 181 0 Lug bolts 5,510
18 25 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Arrington Racing 109 178 0 Running 5,315
19 33 6 Al Elmore Chevrolet Ulrich Racing 106 174 0 Running 4,785
20 37 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac McCord Gaskets 103 173 0 Running 3,000
21 22 17 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Hesco Exhaust 100 167 0 Engine 5,555
22 3 55 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Copenhagen 102 151 1 Ignition 2,880
23 38 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 94 144 0 Running 4,325
24 1 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Hardee's 96 140 21 Engine 5,820
25 15 16 David Pearson Chevrolet Chattanooga Chew 88 127 0 Valve 2,450
26 11 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet UNO / Bull Frog Knits 85 90 0 Piston 2,390
27 32 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick ACM Equipment Sales 82 78 0 Engine 9,930
28 6 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 84 69 30 Brakes 3,770
29 7 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 81 64 20 Crank 5,045
30 35 76 Mike Potter Oldsmobile Cam Farm / Larry's 73 60 0 Overheating 2,150
31 20 84 Jody Ridley Chevrolet Cumberland Mills 70 37 0 Oil pressure 2,090
32 36 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Hudson / Transmissions Unlimited 67 22 0 Push rod 9,430
33 28 24 Cecil Gordon Chrysler Talladega Short Track 64 13 0 Ignition 2,020
34 27 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Superior Piping 61 5 0 Crash 1,935
35 14 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 58 1 0 Engine 8,350
36 16 29 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Adcox Racing 55 1 0 Crash 1,790
37 30 31 Billie Harvey Buick Gray Racing 52 1 0 Crash 1,730
38 34 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 49 1 0 Crash 2,670
39 40 46 Travis Tiller Chevrolet Intermtn. Video Stms. 46 1 0 Crash 1,610
40 39 78 Dick Skillen Pontiac Truss Builders 43 1 0 Crash 1,450