OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WINSTON 500

Richard Petty won the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Winston 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $361,820

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: Winston 500
  • DATE: 05-01-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 42

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 153.936
  • START POSITION: 15th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 27
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 15 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 185 188 52 Running 46,650
2 12 55 Benny Parsons Buick Skoal 175 188 1 Running 24,575
3 10 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet UNO 170 188 13 Running 18,975
4 21 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 165 188 2 Running 22,425
5 6 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 160 188 2 Running 15,905
6 7 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 150 188 0 Running 16,295
7 41 52 Jimmy Means Buick Broadway Motors 151 188 2 Running 12,275
8 4 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 142 187 0 Running 10,665
9 32 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 143 187 2 Running 13,875
10 19 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 134 186 0 Running 14,475
11 2 98 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet Levi Garrett 135 184 10 Engine 9,130
12 36 77 Ken Ragan Buick Clinomint 127 184 0 Running 9,950
13 31 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 124 182 0 Running 7,520
14 20 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 121 181 0 Running 7,160
15 5 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Team America 118 181 0 Running 6,975
16 28 24 Cecil Gordon Chrysler Gordon Racing 115 178 0 Running 4,085
17 27 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick ACM Equipment Sales 112 175 0 Engine 11,485
18 30 89 Dean Roper Pontiac Mueller Sales & Service 109 170 0 Running 3,685
19 24 48 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Palatine Auto Parts 106 169 0 Engine 5,835
20 23 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 108 148 10 Engine 6,280
21 3 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 105 132 40 Engine 13,460
22 38 73 Steve Moore Pontiac C & H Enterprises 97 124 0 Ignition 3,285
23 40 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler Arrington Racing 94 121 0 Engine 4,900
24 17 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 96 120 1 Brakes 10,035
25 11 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 88 94 0 Engine 3,935
26 37 76 Lowell Cowell Oldsmobile Larry's Nightclub 85 93 0 Engine 3,335
27 8 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 87 72 10 Crash 3,335
28 9 66 Phil Parsons Pontiac Skoal 79 71 0 Crash 2,635
29 1 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Hardee's 81 71 43 Crash 5,885
30 18 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 73 71 0 Crash 4,290
31 16 16 David Pearson Chevrolet Chattanooga Chew 70 71 0 Crash 2,485
32 29 84 Jody Ridley Buick Cumberland Mills 67 71 0 Crash 2,435
33 14 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi Challenger 64 70 0 Crash 12,285
34 13 14 A.J. Foyt Chevrolet Valvoline 61 70 0 Crash 1,935
35 42 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac Advance Auto Parts 58 69 0 Cam 2,235
36 25 6 Mark Martin Chevrolet Jim Magill 55 65 0 Engine 3,920
37 34 62 Rick Wilson Buick Wilson Racing 52 55 0 Cylinder head 2,135
38 39 99 Philip Duffie Buick U.S. Duffie Sand & Gravel 49 50 0 Brakes 2,085
39 26 10 Clark Dwyer Chevrolet Kings Inn Daytona 46 30 0 Oil pan 2,035
40 33 4 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Morgan-McClure 43 22 0 Engine 1,985
41 22 17 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Hesco Exhaust 40 20 0 Engine 2,985
42 35 96 Rick Baldwin Buick White Crown Engineering 37 7 0 Engine 1,985