OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

RICHMOND 500

Richard Petty won the 1973 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Richmond 500 at Richmond International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Richmond International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Richmond
  • LENGTH: 0.542 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $35,600

RACE

  • NUMBER: 3
  • NAME: Richmond 500
  • DATE: 02-25-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 271
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 78

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1973 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 74.764
  • START POSITION: 8th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 19
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 8 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 0 0 500 227 Running 6,350
2 5 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 500 18 Running 4,050
3 6 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 0 0 497 151 Running 3,450
4 10 15 Bobby Isaac Ford Sta-Power Industries 0 0 0 495 20 Running 2,900
5 20 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Marcis Racing 0 0 0 491 0 Running 1,150
6 9 17 Bill Dennis Chevrolet Emrick 0 0 0 491 0 Running 925
7 11 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 0 0 490 0 Running 835
8 4 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 0 0 489 0 Running 975
9 17 48 James Hylton Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 486 0 Running 950
10 2 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 0 0 484 16 Running 925
11 18 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 0 0 479 0 Running 775
12 14 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 0 0 476 0 Running 765
13 21 25 Jabe Thomas Dodge Robertson Racing 0 0 0 459 0 Running 745
14 22 10 Bill Champion Ford Champion Racing 0 0 0 456 0 Running 735
15 1 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 451 66 Running 2,475
16 26 19 Henley Gray Ford Gray Racing 0 0 0 446 0 Running 700
17 24 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Kentucky Fried Chicken 0 0 0 439 0 Running 445
18 29 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Sunny King 0 0 0 432 0 Running 790
19 19 4 John Sears Dodge J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 0 0 424 0 Running 685
20 28 51 Richard D Brown Chevrolet Strong Racing 0 0 0 349 0 Engine 425
21 12 82 Sonny Hutchins Chevrolet Harraka Enterprises 0 0 0 254 0 Crash 440
22 25 79 Frank Warren Dodge Rossmeyer 0 0 0 237 0 No tires 640
23 16 55 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Price Construction 0 0 0 229 0 Rear end 405
24 23 06 Neil Castles Dodge Howard Furniture 0 0 0 210 0 Crash 370
25 3 59 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Professional Realtors 0 0 0 162 2 Engine 385
26 7 90 Ray Hendrick Mercury Truxmore Industries 0 0 0 151 0 Engine 600
27 15 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 0 0 126 0 Engine 575
28 30 05 David Sisco Chevrolet McGee Racing 0 0 0 110 0 Engine 300
29 13 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 0 0 54 0 Engine 560
30 27 45 Vic Parsons Mercury Seifert Rent-A-Racer 0 0 0 1 0 Crash 275