OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

Cale Yarborough won the 1973 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $126,755

RACE

  • NUMBER: 22
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-03-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 367 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 38

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: 1973 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 134.033
  • START POSITION: 8th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 25
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 8 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 0 0 367 277 Running 23,140
2 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 0 0 0 367 40 Running 12,130
3 5 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 366 2 Running 8,585
4 3 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 0 0 361 0 Running 7,510
5 7 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 0 0 360 0 Running 4,685
6 2 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 355 38 Running 5,930
7 14 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 0 0 352 0 Running 2,930
8 4 15 Darrell Waltrip Ford Sta-Power Industries 0 0 0 351 0 Running 5,180
9 22 61 Dick Brooks Chevrolet B & B Racing 0 0 0 351 0 Running 2,880
10 32 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 0 0 348 0 Running 3,180
11 13 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 0 0 343 0 Running 2,805
12 20 48 James Hylton Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 340 0 Running 2,780
13 33 25 Jabe Thomas Dodge Robertson Racing 0 0 0 340 0 Running 2,580
14 12 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Cherokee Construction 0 0 0 338 0 Running 2,380
15 34 74 Randy Tissot Chevrolet Tilitco Enterprises 0 0 0 333 0 Running 1,980
16 10 77 Charlie Roberts Chevrolet Sunny King 0 0 0 332 0 Running 2,280
17 28 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 0 0 328 0 Running 1,880
18 38 40 DK Ulrich Ford Noel's Auto Sales 0 0 0 327 0 Running 1,730
19 26 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 0 0 323 0 Running 2,055
20 21 19 Henley Gray Mercury Warren Lindsey 0 0 0 320 0 Running 1,625
21 40 73 Mel Larson Dodge ThermaSol 0 0 0 309 0 Running 1,675
22 25 10 Bill Champion Mercury Earl Powell Auto Parts 0 0 0 305 0 Running 2,575
23 11 18 Joe Frasson Dodge Frasson Cement 0 0 0 304 0 Engine 1,450
24 24 79 Frank Warren Dodge Warren Racing 0 0 0 289 0 Running 1,625
25 36 47 Raymond Williams Ford Jug 0 0 0 255 0 Engine 1,100
26 39 4 Ed Negre Dodge J. Marvin Mills 0 0 0 233 0 Engine 1,475
27 16 31 Jim Vandiver Dodge Bradford Enterprises 0 0 0 223 0 Engine 1,350
28 27 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Sisco Racing 0 0 0 206 0 Engine 1,725
29 31 90 Bud Moore Mercury Truxmore Industries 0 0 0 174 0 Engine 1,225
30 6 28 Charlie Glotzbach Chevrolet Pylon Wiper Blades 0 0 0 152 10 Rear end 950
31 17 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 0 0 139 0 Engine 1,875
32 19 29 Dick May Mercury Hollar Racing 0 0 0 104 0 Flagged 1,355
33 23 98 Richie Panch Ford Collex 0 0 0 75 0 Crash 1,245
34 30 45 Vic Parsons Ford Seifert Racing 0 0 0 75 0 Engine 1,235
35 37 89 Johnny Barnes Mercury Hopper-Crews 0 0 0 45 0 Engine 925
36 18 03 Tommy Gale Mercury Gale Racing 0 0 0 41 0 Engine 1,315
37 9 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 0 0 34 0 Engine 1,305
38 35 44 Richard D Brown Chevrolet Brown Racing 0 0 0 30 0 Quit 1,095
39 15 49 GC Spencer Dodge Spencer Racing 0 0 0 20 0 Oil leak 1,310
40 29 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet L.C. Newton Trucking 0 0 0 19 0 Engine 1,700