1973 Acme 500 USAC Stock Car Series.jpg
Held on July 29, 1973 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA
200 L, 500 M, 804.6 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 200 124 running
2 3 75 Butch Hartman Hartman White & Autocar Dodge 200 39 running
3 5 2 Roger McCluskey Kilbourn Gardens Plymouth 200 22 running
4 8 14 Ramo Stott Purolator, Gilmore, Foyt Racing Dodge 199 0 running
5 10 12 Bay Darnell Trailer Train Dodge 199 0 running
6 9 11 Norm Nelson Nelson Racing Plymouth 198 0 running
7 1 50 A.J. Foyt Purolator, Gilmore Chevy 198 13 running
8 14 3 Paul Feldner Dodge 193 0 running
9 13 38 Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. Vita Fresh Orange Juice Chevy 190 0 running
10 20 36 H.B. Bailey Bailey Racing Pontiac 189 0 running
11 19 78 Frank Warren Warren Racing Dodge 183 0 running
12 18 7 Sal Tovella Tovella Racing Dodge 182 0 running
13 33 40 D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales Ford 178 0 running
14 23 66 Dick Beinlich Ford 178 0 running
15 27 79 Bill Gardner Chevy 175 0 running
16 25 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King Ford Ford 169 0 running
17 11 19 Ron Keselowski Lubinski Racing Dodge 167 0 valve
18 26 04 Jim Osgar Ford 164 0 running
19 12 98 Richie Panch Truxmore Industries Ford 162 0 head gasket
20 29 104 Harold Fair Fair Racing Ford 149 0 oil pressure
21 16 01 Earle Canavan Kosin's Auto Parts Plymouth 149 0 oil leak
22 17 51 Bob Whitlow Dodge 141 0 ignition
23 35 97 Terry Nichels Dodge 139 0 oil pressure
24 15 26 Larry Moore Chevy 116 0 accident
25 7 22R Bobby Allison Coca-Cola Chevrolet Chevelle 93 2 strut rod
26 21 56 Jim Hurtubise Gohr Distributing Chevy 83 0 oil leak
27 36 85 Leroy Austin Austin Racing Plymouth 78 0 piston
28 30 55 Ray Bolander Chevy 73 0 cam shaft
29 38 31 Fred Zack Herndon Racing Ford 73 0 ignition
30 22 87 Bruce Jacobi Chevy 55 0 blown engine
31 39 128 Roy Hallquist Chevrolet Camaro 45 0 overheating
32 40 22B Art Bormet Chevrolet Chevelle 40 0 oil leak
33 31 48 Dave Whitcomb Chevrolet Chevelle 35 0 blown engine
34 6 28 Gordon Johncock Pylon Wiper Blades Chevy 34 0 brakes
35 28 96 Aubrey O'Connor Bailey Racing Pontiac 33 0 accident
36 37 00 Bobby Mausgrover Buxton Racing Chevy 31 0 oil leak
37 34 41 Dean Roper Ford 28 0 blown engine
38 4 45 Verlin Eaker Dodge 7 0 oil pan
39 24 58 Joe Booher Plymouth 4 0 piston
40 32 88 Dick May Newton Autos, Hollar Racing Chevy 1 0 accident
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Steve Drake, George Wiltshire, Terry Ryan, Dave Decker, Jerry Wolland, Verlin Eaker, Jim Tobin, Mark Dinsmore, Harry Cooper, Jigger Sirois, Lefty Robinson, Mickey Flora, Jay Behimer, Bud Schroyer, Blackie Wangerin, J.J. Smith
Time of Race: 3h:45:56
Fast Qualifier: A.J. Foyt - 60.41 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 10 seconds
Average Speed: 132.781 mph
Cautions: 4 for 21 laps - not available
Lead Changes: 18 among 5 drivers - A.J. Foyt 1-9; Richard Petty 10; A.J. Foyt 11-12; Roger McCluskey 13-29; Richard Petty 30-35; A.J. Foyt 36; Bay Darnell 37-39; Bobby Allison 40; Butch Hartman 41-43; Richard Petty 44-74; Bobby Allison 75; A.J. Foyt 76-77; Richard Petty 78-99; Roger McCluskey 100-102; Richard Petty 103-126; Roger McCluskey 127; Richard Petty 128-136; Butch Hartman 137-172; Richard Petty 173-200