OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

TRANSOUTH 500

Harry Gant won the 1983 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES TranSouth 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $227,305

RACE

  • NUMBER: 5
  • NAME: TranSouth 500
  • DATE: 04-10-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 367 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 37

WINNER

  • NAME: Harry Gant
  • CAR MAKE: Buick
  • AVG SPEED: 130.406
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 20
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 5 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 180 175 5 367 2 Running 30,050
2 2 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi Challenger 175 170 5 367 70 Running 24,525
3 10 2 Mark Martin Buick ACM Equipment Sales 170 165 5 367 1 Running 17,530
4 8 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 160 160 0 366 0 Running 9,905
5 12 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 155 155 0 365 0 Running 9,225
6 14 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Hardee's 150 150 0 365 0 Running 5,050
7 13 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 151 146 5 363 4 Running 7,610
8 9 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 147 142 5 359 22 Running 12,450
9 3 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 148 138 10 353 205 Crash 11,375
10 28 6 DK Ulrich Buick Ulrich Racing 134 134 0 353 0 Running 7,130
11 35 17 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Hesco Exhaust 130 130 0 352 0 Running 7,185
12 31 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 127 127 0 349 0 Running 5,910
13 17 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 129 124 5 348 2 Engine 7,890
14 26 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 121 121 0 344 0 Running 4,900
15 34 46 Travis Tiller Buick Morgan-McClure 118 118 0 337 0 Running 2,750
16 23 74 Bobby Wawak Buick Bridgetender Inn 115 115 0 336 0 Ignition 2,480
17 30 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac McDuffie Racing 112 112 0 320 0 Running 4,490
18 11 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 109 109 0 318 0 Running 4,230
19 20 90 Dick Brooks Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 106 106 0 314 0 Engine 3,840
20 4 98 Joe Ruttman Buick Levi Garrett 108 103 5 307 61 Valve 3,730
21 32 02 Dick May Buick Price Racing 100 100 0 301 0 Running 1,670
22 16 16 David Pearson Chevrolet Chattanooga Chew 97 97 0 294 0 Engine 1,850
23 27 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Arrington Racing 94 94 0 288 0 Engine 2,870
24 33 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac Advance Auto Parts 91 91 0 275 0 Engine 1,700
25 18 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 88 88 0 269 0 Crash 7,675
26 29 24 Morgan Shepherd Chrysler Lynch's Auto Sales 85 85 0 263 0 Ignition 1,650
27 15 84 Jody Ridley Buick Cumberland Mills 82 82 0 214 0 Valve 1,630
28 6 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet UNO 79 79 0 194 0 Clutch 1,610
29 24 18 Slick Johnson Buick Satterfield Racing 76 76 0 110 0 Crash 1,590
30 36 26 Ronnie Hopkins Chevrolet Food Country USA 73 73 0 82 0 Engine 1,570
31 22 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 70 70 0 81 0 Cylinder head 3,210
32 21 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 67 67 0 29 0 Steering 2,530
33 25 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Hudson 64 64 0 4 0 Crash 8,810
34 19 55 Benny Parsons Buick Skoal 61 61 0 1 0 Crash 1,390
35 1 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 58 58 0 0 0 Engine 2,945
36 7 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 55 55 0 0 0 Crash 2,350