OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WINSTON 500

David Pearson won the 1973 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Winston 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $150,975

RACE

  • NUMBER: 10
  • NAME: Winston 500
  • DATE: 05-06-1973
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 54

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 131.956
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 13
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 0 0 0 188 111 Running 26,345
2 17 08 Donnie Allison Chevrolet DiGard Racing 0 0 0 187 0 Running 11,445
3 20 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet DeWitt Racing 0 0 0 187 10 Running 8,935
4 12 61 Clarence Lovell Chevrolet B & B Racing 0 0 0 185 0 Running 5,870
5 19 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Gordon Racing 0 0 0 184 2 Running 4,495
6 18 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 0 0 183 6 Running 2,845
7 52 5 Dick Simon Dodge Faustina & Reichart 0 0 0 182 0 Running 2,805
8 16 31 Jim Vandiver Dodge Nixon Racing 0 0 0 182 0 Running 2,255
9 33 45 Vic Parsons Mercury Seifert Rent-A-Racer 0 0 0 180 0 Crash 2,055
10 30 09 Charles Barrett Ford Dahlonega Ford Sales 0 0 0 180 9 Running 2,205
11 29 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre Racing 0 0 0 176 0 Running 2,380
12 24 0 Eddie Bond Dodge Bond Racing 0 0 0 175 0 Running 1,855
13 38 03 Tommy Gale Mercury McCaig Motel 0 0 0 172 0 Running 1,730
14 46 52 Earl Ross Chevrolet Red Cap Ale 0 0 0 167 0 Ignition 1,910
15 51 25 Jabe Thomas Dodge Robertson Racing 0 0 0 167 0 Running 2,180
16 41 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Belden Asphalt 0 0 0 163 0 Running 2,155
17 49 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Attalla Speedway 0 0 0 152 0 Running 1,745
18 31 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 0 0 0 147 6 Oil pan 2,640
19 37 64 Elmo Langley Ford Langley Racing 0 0 0 142 0 Running 2,180
20 47 4 John Sears Dodge J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 0 0 141 0 Running 2,220
21 56 35 Dick May Mercury HeKimian Foreign Cars 0 0 0 139 0 Engine 1,530
22 25 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet L.C. Newton Trucking 0 0 0 109 0 Engine 1,605
23 48 22 Dick Brooks Plymouth Crawford Racing 0 0 0 107 5 Rear end 1,805
24 32 79 Frank Warren Dodge Winston 500 0 0 0 107 0 Engine 2,130
25 14 83 Paul Tyler Mercury Smithville Farms 0 0 0 90 0 Engine 1,530
26 7 15 Bobby Isaac Ford Sta-Power Industries 0 0 0 89 3 Engine 3,855
27 39 89 Johnny Barnes Mercury Hopper-Crews 0 0 0 89 0 Engine 1,380
28 44 47 Raymond Williams Ford Jet Way Wax 0 0 0 84 0 Engine 1,855
29 43 98 Mel Larson Chevrolet Larson Enterprises 0 0 0 84 0 Overheating 1,330
30 40 38 Tony Bettenhausen Jr Chevrolet Vita Fresh Orange Juice 0 0 0 79 0 Windshield 1,305
31 8 95 Darrell Waltrip Mercury Terminal Transport 0 0 0 77 26 Oil leak 2,730
32 15 97 Red Farmer Ford Long-Lewis 0 0 0 76 0 Engine 1,355
33 42 40 DK Ulrich Ford Noel's Auto Sales 0 0 0 73 0 Engine 1,230
34 50 19 Henley Gray Mercury Gray Racing 0 0 0 68 0 Clutch 1,705
35 3 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 0 0 0 51 0 Crash 3,880
36 27 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Sisco Racing 0 0 0 49 0 Engine 1,255
37 26 10 Bill Champion Mercury Champion Racing 0 0 0 32 0 Engine 1,730
38 6 28 Gordon Johncock Chevrolet Ellington Racing 0 0 0 23 0 Crash 1,105
39 54 3 Alton Jones Chevrolet Crimson Dale Nursery 0 0 0 14 0 No tires 1,080
40 1 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 10 10 Crash 4,355
41 4 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Kar-Kare 0 0 0 10 0 Crash 3,130
42 5 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 10 0 Crash 3,055
43 9 18 Joe Frasson Dodge Frasson Cement 0 0 0 10 0 Crash 1,125
44 13 90 Ramo Stott Mercury Truxmore Industries 0 0 0 9 0 Engine 1,555
45 34 48 James Hylton Mercury Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 1,555
46 23 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Master Chevy Sales 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 1,005
47 11 75 Slick Gardner Mercury Gardner Racing 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 990
48 35 30 Walter Ballard Mercury HeKimian Foreign Cars 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 1,455
49 21 67 Buddy Arrington Plymouth Kentucky Fried Chicken 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 930
50 22 88 Ron Keselowski Dodge Lubinski Racing 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 905
51 10 82 Bill Ward Chevrolet Bama Auto Sales 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 710
52 53 76 Ben Arnold Mercury Arnold Racing 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 580
53 59 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Sunny King 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 1,070
54 60 53 Bobby Mausgrover Ford Hopper-Crews 0 0 0 9 0 Crash 560
55 58 34 Wendell Scott Mercury Scott Racing 0 0 0 8 0 Crash 550
56 56 26 Earl Brooks Ford Brooks Racing 0 0 0 8 0 Crash 540
57 57 85 Ronnie Daniel Chevrolet Daniel Racing 0 0 0 8 0 Crash 530
58 36 92 Larry Smith Mercury Carling Black Label 0 0 0 8 0 Crash 620
59 28 6 Eddie Yarboro Dodge Yarboro Racing 0 0 0 4 0 Vibration 610
60 45 44 Richard D Brown Chevrolet Brown Racing 0 0 0 1 0 Windshield 500