OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

FIRECRACKER 400

David Pearson won the 1973 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $105,080

RACE

  • NUMBER: 17
  • NAME: Firecracker 400
  • DATE: 07-04-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 17

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 158.468
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 25
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 6 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 0 0 0 160 51 Running 16,100
2 4 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 0 0 160 29 Running 11,875
3 29 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 156 0 Running 9,375
4 16 28 Gordon Johncock Chevrolet Pylon Wiper Blades 0 0 0 156 0 Running 4,350
5 7 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 0 0 156 0 Running 4,200
6 23 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Marcis Racing 0 0 0 154 0 Running 3,450
7 20 45 Vic Parsons Ford Thundercraft Boat 0 0 0 153 0 Running 3,005
8 36 42 Marty Robbins Dodge Robbins Racing 0 0 0 153 0 Running 1,500
9 21 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore Industries 0 0 0 153 0 Running 2,650
10 24 18 Joe Frasson Dodge Frasson Cement 0 0 0 152 0 Running 1,510
11 13 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Sisco Racing 0 0 0 151 0 Running 2,300
12 35 48 James Hylton Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 150 0 Running 1,775
13 12 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 0 0 150 0 Running 2,270
14 22 49 GC Spencer Dodge Camcraft 0 0 0 150 0 Running 1,625
15 30 25 Roy Mayne Dodge Robertson Racing 0 0 0 148 0 Running 1,850
16 15 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 0 0 147 0 Running 1,975
17 38 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 0 0 147 0 Running 1,650
18 34 67 Buddy Arrington Plymouth Cherokee Construction 0 0 0 146 0 Running 1,625
19 40 79 Frank Warren Dodge Warren Racing 0 0 0 146 0 Running 1,600
20 26 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 0 0 146 0 Running 1,075
21 39 92 Larry Smith Mercury Carling Black Label 0 0 0 146 0 Running 1,050
22 27 97 Raymond Williams Ford Jug 0 0 0 146 0 Running 1,005
23 37 19 Henley Gray Mercury Warren Lindsey 0 0 0 145 0 Running 900
24 28 10 Bill Champion Mercury Earl Powell Auto Parts 0 0 0 145 0 Running 1,300
25 9 95 Darrell Waltrip Mercury Terminal Transport 0 0 0 143 0 Running 1,325
26 11 30 Walter Ballard Mercury HeKimian Foreign Cars 0 0 0 143 0 Running 1,790
27 14 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet L.C. Newton Trucking 0 0 0 132 0 Overheating 1,730
28 10 88 Donnie Allison Chevrolet DiGard Racing 0 0 0 131 0 Windshield 1,060
29 33 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre Racing 0 0 0 126 0 Running 1,210
30 1 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 125 45 Engine 3,730
31 25 23 Jabe Thomas Dodge Don Robertson 0 0 0 123 0 Running 820
32 8 31 Jim Vandiver Dodge Nixon Racing 0 0 0 118 0 Overheating 1,260
33 32 4 John Sears Dodge J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 0 0 102 0 Engine 1,300
34 19 61 Ed Sczech Chevrolet B & B Racing 0 0 0 87 0 Oil leak 1,280
35 31 5 Dick Simon Dodge TravelLodge Motels 0 0 0 82 0 Handling 895
36 2 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 0 0 65 33 Crash 3,190
37 18 50 AJ Foyt Chevrolet Purolator 0 0 0 46 0 Rear end 550
38 5 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 0 0 35 0 Engine 730
39 3 15 Bobby Isaac Ford Sta-Power Industries 0 0 0 13 2 Engine 2,925
40 17 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 0 0 2 0 Engine 1,270