OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DELAWARE 500

David Pearson won the 1973 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Delaware 500 at Dover International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Dover International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Dover
  • LENGTH: 1.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $86,715

RACE

  • NUMBER: 24
  • NAME: Delaware 500
  • DATE: 09-16-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 56

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 112.852
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 23
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 0 0 0 500 344 Running 16,325
2 3 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 500 76 Running 10,125
3 7 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 500 58 Running 7,050
4 2 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 0 0 493 7 Running 4,175
5 13 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 0 0 484 0 Running 3,275
6 11 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 0 0 481 0 Running 2,150
7 4 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 0 0 480 15 Running 4,250
8 17 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 0 0 479 0 Running 2,250
9 12 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 0 0 479 0 Running 1,775
10 14 90 Eddie Pettyjohn Mercury Truxmore Industries 0 0 0 479 0 Running 1,575
11 23 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre Racing 0 0 0 471 0 Running 1,920
12 5 88 Donnie Allison Chevrolet DiGard Racing 0 0 0 468 0 Wheel 1,145
13 27 73 Mel Larson Dodge ThermaSol 0 0 0 465 0 Running 1,145
14 38 25 Jabe Thomas Dodge Robertson Racing 0 0 0 462 0 Running 1,470
15 36 20 Rick Newsom Ford Holbrook Waterproofing 0 0 0 461 0 Running 1,035
16 28 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet L.C. Newton Trucking 0 0 0 458 0 Running 1,570
17 16 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 0 0 446 0 Engine 1,645
18 40 00 Bobby Mausgrover Chevrolet Buxton Racing 0 0 0 444 0 Running 870
19 9 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 443 0 Ignition 1,370
20 8 95 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Terminal Transport 0 0 0 424 0 Running 845
21 22 19 Henley Gray Mercury Warren Lindsey 0 0 0 424 0 Running 1,520
22 21 77 Charlie Roberts Chevrolet Sunny King 0 0 0 415 0 Running 1,495
23 24 47 Raymond Williams Ford Williams Racing 0 0 0 400 0 Sway bar 970
24 33 01 Earle Canavan Plymouth Canavan Racing 0 0 0 362 0 Engine 870
25 6 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 0 0 347 0 Crash 2,720
26 37 22 Jimmy Crawford Plymouth Crawford Racing 0 0 0 316 0 Valve 670
27 10 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 0 0 299 0 Crash 1,170
28 18 89 Johnny Barnes Mercury Hopper-Crews 0 0 0 272 0 Valve 845
29 31 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Sisco Racing 0 0 0 252 0 Rear end 1,245
30 19 49 GC Spencer Dodge Spencer Racing 0 0 0 205 0 Vibration 795
31 30 4 John Sears Dodge J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 0 0 170 0 Oil pressure 715
32 26 99 Ron Keselowski Dodge Lubinski Racing 0 0 0 167 0 Overheating 710
33 35 26 Earl Brooks Ford Race Fans 0 0 0 152 0 Engine 705
34 25 29 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 0 0 138 0 Engine 700
35 34 40 DK Ulrich Ford Noel's Auto Sales 0 0 0 112 0 Engine 695
36 39 51 Vic Parsons Chevrolet Strong Racing 0 0 0 108 0 Engine 540
37 32 79 Frank Warren Dodge Warren Racing 0 0 0 80 0 Oil pan 1,185
38 29 83 Toby Tobias Mercury Smithville Farms 0 0 0 50 0 Engine 680
39 15 10 Bill Champion Mercury Earl Powell Auto Parts 0 0 0 35 0 Valve 1,275
40 20 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Cherokee Construction 0 0 0 33 0 Valve 1,245