OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

NATIONAL 500

Cale Yarborough won the 1973 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES National 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $144,836

RACE

  • NUMBER: 27
  • NAME: National 500
  • DATE: 10-07-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 334 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 16

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: 1973 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 145.240
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 0 0 334 257 Running 45,425
2 4 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 0 0 334 52 Running 17,275
3 3 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 331 9 Running 8,815
4 7 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 0 0 330 0 Running 4,630
5 8 1 Dick Trickle Chevrolet A&W Root Beer 0 0 0 327 2 Running 3,385
6 12 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 0 0 325 1 Running 2,730
7 13 67 Buddy Arrington Plymouth Cherokee Construction 0 0 0 319 0 Running 2,655
8 39 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 0 0 318 0 Running 2,510
9 11 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 0 0 315 0 Running 2,480
10 32 19 Henley Gray Mercury Warren Lindsey 0 0 0 308 0 Running 2,150
11 17 90 Harry Gant Ford Truxmore Industries 0 0 0 307 0 Running 2,260
12 38 5 Wendell Scott Dodge Faustina Racing 0 0 0 305 0 Running 1,800
13 10 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Scott 0 0 0 302 0 Running 2,325
14 25 77 Charlie Roberts Chevrolet Sunny King 0 0 0 296 0 Running 2,300
15 30 89 Johnny Barnes Mercury Hopper-Crews 0 0 0 294 0 Running 1,500
16 35 22 Jimmy Crawford Plymouth Black Part 0 0 0 294 0 Running 1,344
17 14 31 Jim Vandiver Dodge Bradford Enterprises 0 0 0 291 0 Running 1,741
18 24 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet L.C. Newton Trucking 0 0 0 284 0 Engine 2,194
19 22 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 0 0 282 0 Engine 1,807
20 36 0 Eddie Bond Dodge Bond Racing 0 0 0 281 0 Engine 1,641
21 31 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Sisco Racing 0 0 0 268 0 Driveshaft 1,853
22 27 18 Joe Frasson Dodge Pizza Huts of Charlotte 0 0 0 264 0 Engine 1,494
23 20 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Textilease 0 0 0 230 0 Engine 1,945
24 18 2 Dave Marcis Matador Marcis Racing 0 0 0 223 0 Engine 1,423
25 41 25 Jabe Thomas Dodge Robertson Racing 0 0 0 203 0 Running 1,553
26 33 10 Bill Champion Mercury Earl Powell Auto Parts 0 0 0 198 0 Engine 1,708
27 23 44 Ed Negre Chevrolet Brown Racing 0 0 0 183 0 Engine 1,338
28 15 02 LD Ottinger Chevrolet Lonesome Pine Raceway 0 0 0 137 0 Engine 1,377
29 37 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 0 0 113 0 Engine 1,853
30 40 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 0 0 90 0 Engine 1,665
31 26 06 Neil Castles Dodge Howard Furniture 0 0 0 64 0 Suspension 1,164
32 9 88 Donnie Allison Chevrolet DiGard Racing 0 0 0 61 0 Engine 866
33 21 47 Raymond Williams Ford Williams Racing 0 0 0 58 0 Steering 1,138
34 29 32 Dick Brooks Dodge Brooks Racing 0 0 0 49 0 Engine 1,119
35 16 79 Frank Warren Dodge Hinson Construction 0 0 0 47 0 Engine 1,607
36 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 0 0 0 46 12 Crash 3,961
37 34 28 Charlie Glotzbach Chevrolet Pylon Wiper Blades 0 0 0 46 1 Crash 926
38 6 15 Darrell Waltrip Ford Sta-Power Industries 0 0 0 46 0 Crash 2,791
39 19 49 GC Spencer Dodge Spencer Racing 0 0 0 13 0 Engine 1,033
40 28 98 Wayne Andrews Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 5 0 Engine 1,005
41 5 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 228 0 Dq 2,050