OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

BUSCH 500

Darrell Waltrip won the 1983 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Busch 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Bristol Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Bristol
  • LENGTH: 0.533 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $151,645

RACE

  • NUMBER: 21
  • NAME: Busch 500
  • DATE: 08-27-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 419 / 223
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 31

WINNER

  • NAME: Darrell Waltrip
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 89.430
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi / Burger King 185 175 10 419 215 Running 30,400
2 6 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 175 170 5 419 197 Running 15,725
3 13 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 165 165 0 419 0 Running 13,360
4 9 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 160 160 0 418 0 Running 7,370
5 5 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 160 155 5 418 1 Running 5,770
6 8 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 155 150 5 418 1 Running 8,875
7 7 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 151 146 5 418 2 Running 4,450
8 11 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick ACM Equipment Sales 142 142 0 410 0 Running 8,200
9 14 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 138 138 0 407 0 Running 6,400
10 15 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 134 134 0 405 0 Crash 6,660
11 19 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 130 130 0 405 0 Running 3,590
12 28 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac McCord Gaskets 127 127 0 402 0 Running 1,350
13 20 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler Arrington Racing 124 124 0 399 0 Running 3,320
14 4 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 121 121 0 396 0 Running 3,110
15 23 17 Sterling Marlin Pontiac Hesco Exhaust 118 118 0 394 0 Running 3,475
16 24 6 Al Elmore Buick Ulrich Racing 115 115 0 393 0 Running 2,765
17 18 48 Trevor Boys Chevrolet Hylton-McCaig 112 112 0 389 0 Running 2,705
18 1 98 Joe Ruttman Pontiac Levi Garrett 109 109 0 380 0 Running 3,620
19 27 18 Don Satterfield Buick Satterfield Racing 106 106 0 368 0 Running 925
20 12 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Hudson 103 103 0 353 0 Running 7,000
21 17 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 100 100 0 314 0 Valve 2,325
22 3 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 102 97 5 271 3 Crash 2,000
23 22 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 94 94 0 254 0 Crash 1,325
24 25 02 Mike Potter Pontiac Reeder Racing 91 91 0 253 0 Running 1,300
25 26 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac McDuffie Racing 88 88 0 198 0 Running 1,275
26 21 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Broadway Motors 85 85 0 147 0 Rear end 1,250
27 10 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 82 82 0 135 0 Clutch 1,225
28 16 26 Ronnie Hopkins Chevrolet Food Country USA 79 79 0 67 0 Rear end 1,200
29 29 45 John McFadden Buick McFadden Racing 76 76 0 44 0 Brakes 675