OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GWYN STALEY 400

Richard Petty won the 1973 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Gwyn Staley 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $35,200

RACE

  • NUMBER: 7
  • NAME: Gwyn Staley 400
  • DATE: 04-08-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 1 / 9

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1973 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 97.224
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 5
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 0 0 400 387 Running 6,230
2 6 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 0 0 396 6 Running 2,805
3 7 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 394 0 Running 3,380
4 1 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 394 7 Running 3,205
5 5 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 0 0 394 0 Running 1,205
6 9 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 0 0 393 0 Running 2,130
7 10 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 0 0 389 0 Running 605
8 24 48 James Hylton Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 385 0 Running 830
9 3 59 Donnie Allison Chevrolet DiProspero Racing 0 0 0 383 0 Engine 585
10 15 90 Yvon DuHamel Ford Truxmore Industries 0 0 0 381 0 Running 800
11 23 4 John Sears Dodge J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 0 0 381 0 Running 790
12 27 45 Vic Parsons Ford Seifert Rent-A-Racer 0 0 0 376 0 Running 530
13 26 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 0 0 374 0 Running 770
14 18 10 Bill Champion Ford Champion Racing 0 0 0 366 0 Running 760
15 30 26 Earl Brooks Ford Brooks Racing 0 0 0 366 0 Running 500
16 21 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet L.C. Newton Trucking 0 0 0 362 0 Running 490
17 12 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 0 0 361 0 Running 730
18 22 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 0 0 332 0 Running 720
19 25 8 Ed Negre Mercury Negre Racing 0 0 0 313 0 Running 710
20 8 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Marcis Racing 0 0 0 285 0 Running 475
21 14 79 Frank Warren Dodge Winston 500 0 0 0 285 0 Running 685
22 20 06 Neil Castles Dodge Howard Furniture 0 0 0 253 0 Ignition 425
23 11 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 0 0 215 0 Crash 665
24 28 19 Henley Gray Mercury Gray Racing 0 0 0 211 0 Engine 655
25 13 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Kentucky Fried Chicken 0 0 0 202 0 Rear end 395
26 17 47 Raymond Williams Ford Jet Way Wax 0 0 0 166 0 Brakes 640
27 29 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Sunny King 0 0 0 165 0 Fuel pump 630
28 4 15 Bobby Isaac Ford Sta-Power Industries 0 0 0 158 0 Engine 1,895
29 16 25 Jabe Thomas Dodge Robertson Racing 0 0 0 96 0 Axle 610
30 19 20 Rick Newsom Ford Holbrook Waterproofing 0 0 0 2 0 Engine 350