OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

TALLADEGA 500

Dale Earnhardt won the 1983 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Talladega 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $316,700

RACE

  • NUMBER: 19
  • NAME: Talladega 500
  • DATE: 07-31-1983
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 16

WINNER

  • NAME: Dale Earnhardt
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 170.611
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 46
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford Wrangler 185 175 10 188 41 Running 46,950
2 10 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pepsi / Burger King 175 170 5 188 21 Running 32,965
3 18 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 175 165 10 188 41 Running 20,680
4 12 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 165 160 5 188 3 Running 17,475
5 23 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 155 155 0 188 0 Running 17,650
6 9 88 Geoffrey Bodine Pontiac Gatorade 155 150 5 188 2 Running 12,445
7 5 90 Dick Brooks Ford Chameleon Sunglasses 146 146 0 187 0 Running 9,575
8 2 9 Bill Elliott Ford Melling Oil Pumps 142 142 0 187 0 Running 8,445
9 24 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller High Life 143 138 5 186 8 Running 12,925
10 8 4 Mark Martin Chevrolet Jim Magill 134 134 0 186 0 Running 5,775
11 13 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 7-Eleven 130 130 0 186 0 Running 7,205
12 19 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Race Hill Farm 127 127 0 185 0 Running 6,860
13 31 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Buick Trap Rock Industries 124 124 0 184 0 Running 5,300
14 29 77 Ken Ragan Chevrolet Clinomint 121 121 0 183 0 Running 3,575
15 21 98 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet Levi Garrett 118 118 0 182 0 Running 7,125
16 17 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 115 115 0 182 0 Running 5,750
17 26 48 Trevor Boys Chevrolet Hylton-McCaig 112 112 0 181 0 Lug bolts 5,510
18 25 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Arrington Racing 109 109 0 178 0 Running 5,315
19 33 6 Al Elmore Chevrolet Ulrich Racing 106 106 0 174 0 Running 4,785
20 37 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac McCord Gaskets 103 103 0 173 0 Running 3,000
21 22 17 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Hesco Exhaust 100 100 0 167 0 Engine 5,555
22 3 55 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Copenhagen 102 97 5 151 1 Ignition 2,880
23 38 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 94 94 0 144 0 Running 4,325
24 1 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Hardee's 96 91 5 140 21 Engine 5,820
25 15 16 David Pearson Chevrolet Chattanooga Chew 88 88 0 127 0 Valve 2,450
26 11 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet UNO / Bull Frog Knits 85 85 0 90 0 Piston 2,390
27 32 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick ACM Equipment Sales 82 82 0 78 0 Engine 9,930
28 6 21 Buddy Baker Ford Valvoline 84 79 5 69 30 Brakes 3,770
29 7 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 81 76 5 64 20 Crank 5,045
30 35 76 Mike Potter Oldsmobile Cam Farm / Larry's 73 73 0 60 0 Overheating 2,150
31 20 84 Jody Ridley Chevrolet Cumberland Mills 70 70 0 37 0 Oil pressure 2,090
32 36 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Hudson / Transmissions Unlimited 67 67 0 22 0 Push rod 9,430
33 28 24 Cecil Gordon Chrysler Talladega Short Track 64 64 0 13 0 Ignition 2,020
34 27 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Superior Piping 61 61 0 5 0 Crash 1,935
35 14 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hodgdon 58 58 0 1 0 Engine 8,350
36 16 29 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Adcox Racing 55 55 0 1 0 Crash 1,790
37 30 31 Billie Harvey Buick Gray Racing 52 52 0 1 0 Crash 1,730
38 34 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 49 49 0 1 0 Crash 2,670
39 40 46 Travis Tiller Chevrolet Intermtn. Video Stms. 46 46 0 1 0 Crash 1,610
40 39 78 Dick Skillen Pontiac Truss Builders 43 43 0 1 0 Crash 1,450