OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

FIRECRACKER 400

Buddy Baker won the 1983 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $266,650

RACE

  • NUMBER: 16
  • NAME: Firecracker 400
  • DATE: 07-04-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 16

WINNER

  • NAME: Buddy Baker
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 167.442
  • START POSITION: 8th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 39
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 8 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 185 175 10 160 45 Running 32,950
2 31 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick ACM Equipment Sales 175 170 5 160 2 Running 27,175
3 15 16 David Pearson Chevrolet Chattanooga Chew 165 165 0 160 0 Running 13,275
4 10 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 165 160 5 160 8 Running 13,380
5 3 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 160 155 5 160 43 Running 13,545
6 5 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 150 150 0 159 0 Running 9,625
7 14 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 146 146 0 159 0 Running 7,965
8 21 84 Jody Ridley Buick Cumberland Mills 142 142 0 158 0 Running 5,100
9 7 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 143 138 5 158 19 Running 11,900
10 37 51 Lennie Pond Buick Burger King 139 134 5 157 3 Running 3,550
11 25 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 130 130 0 157 0 Running 11,300
12 23 77 Ken Ragan Chevrolet Clinomint 127 127 0 157 0 Running 3,400
13 26 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 124 124 0 156 0 Running 10,600
14 13 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 126 121 5 156 5 Running 11,250
15 40 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Buick Hillin Racing 118 118 0 155 0 Running 3,500
16 28 17 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Hesco Exhaust 115 115 0 155 0 Running 5,555
17 32 48 Trevor Boys Chevrolet Hylton-McCaig 112 112 0 153 0 Running 5,235
18 17 6 Connie Saylor Chevrolet Native Tan 109 109 0 153 0 Running 4,875
19 16 4 Mark Martin Oldsmobile Morgan-McClure 106 106 0 153 0 Running 2,100
20 24 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi Challenger 103 103 0 152 0 Running 11,950
21 6 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 100 100 0 149 0 Running 4,315
22 35 24 Cecil Gordon Chrysler Native Tan 97 97 0 148 0 Running 1,800
23 39 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 94 94 0 148 0 Running 3,905
24 27 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac Advance Auto Parts 91 91 0 147 0 Running 1,725
25 29 10 Clark Dwyer Chevrolet Kings Inn 88 88 0 147 0 Running 1,650
26 4 55 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Copenhagen 90 85 5 145 16 Engine 2,250
27 33 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Bridgetender Inn 82 82 0 128 0 Running 1,500
28 9 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 79 79 0 124 0 Running 7,450
29 19 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet UNO / Bull Frog Knits 76 76 0 115 0 Engine 1,400
30 18 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 73 73 0 112 0 Engine 3,395
31 11 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 70 70 0 102 0 Ignition 3,075
32 12 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 72 67 5 78 16 Crash 3,765
33 30 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 64 64 0 78 0 Crash 7,225
34 20 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler Jim Peacock 61 61 0 74 0 Engine 2,905
35 34 0 Delma Cowart Buick Coastal Transmissions 58 58 0 69 0 Piston 1,125
36 38 52 Jimmy Means Buick Broadway Motors 55 55 0 69 0 Engine 2,835
37 2 98 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet Levi Garrett 57 52 5 30 2 Engine 2,675
38 22 5 Greg Sacks Chevrolet Sacks & Sons 49 49 0 19 0 Engine 1,150
39 36 39 Blackie Wangerin Ford Wangerin Racing 46 46 0 9 0 Engine 1,025
40 1 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Hardee's 48 43 5 5 1 Engine 3,250