1973 American 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 21, 1973 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
492 L, 507.744 M, 817.212 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 492 396 running
2 16 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '73 Dodge 491 0 running
3 18 11 Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare '73 Chevrolet 491 85 running
4 4 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '73 Chevrolet 488 1 running
5 9 2 Dave Marcis AMC '73 Matador 484 0 running
6 3 88 Donnie Allison DiGard Racing '73 Chevrolet 484 0 running
7 10 32 Dick Brooks Northside Auto Parts '73 Dodge 483 1 running
8 13 90 Charlie Glotzbach Truxmore Industries '71 Mercury 483 0 running
9 7 54 Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales '73 Chevrolet 481 0 running
10 8 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 479 1 running
11 19 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '72 Chevrolet 476 0 running
12 27 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '72 Ford 471 0 running
13 22 61 Johnny Rutherford Paser 500 '73 Chevrolet 471 0 running
14 14 96 Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking '73 Chevrolet 466 0 running
15 28 05 David Sisco Sisco Racing '72 Chevrolet 465 8 running
16 35 38 Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. Vita Fresh Orange Juice '72 Chevrolet 463 0 running
17 30 19 Henley Gray Gray Racing '71 Mercury 460 0 running
18 36 25 Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop '70 Dodge 458 0 running
19 21 48 James Hylton Bob Stott Chevrolet '73 Chevrolet 457 0 running
20 39 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '72 Chevrolet 455 0 running
21 42 8 Ed Negre Negre Racing '73 Dodge 452 0 running
22 12 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 451 0 running
23 25 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 441 0 running
24 41 67 Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction '72 Plymouth 428 0 running
25 17 28 Gordon Johncock Pylon Wiper Blades '73 Chevrolet 413 0 transmission
26 29 04 Pee Wee Wentz Honda of Danville '72 Chevrolet 379 0 engine
27 8 15 Darrell Waltrip Sta-Power Industries '73 Ford 342 0 engine
28 5 72 Benny Parsons Russell Bennett Chevrolet '73 Chevrolet 308 0 vibration
29 37 0 Eddie Bond Bond Racing '73 Dodge 302 0 engine
30 26 10 Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts '71 Mercury 302 0 running
31 31 09 Jody Ridley Dahlonega Ford Sales '71 Ford 294 0 clutch
32 33 31 Jim Vandiver Bradford Enterprises '72 Dodge 219 0 engine
33 32 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '71 Dodge 207 0 engine
34 34 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King '72 Chevrolet 178 0 oil pressure
35 1 43 Richard Petty STP '73 Dodge 133 0 cam
36 20 98 Richie Panch Frazier Camping Center '72 Ford 125 0 motor mount
37 15 79 Paul Tyler Hinson Construction '73 Dodge 105 0 engine
38 23 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '73 Dodge 91 0 ignition
39 38 44 Richard D. Brown Bob's Mobile Home '71 Chevrolet 78 0 clutch
40 24 18 Joe Frasson Frasson Cement '73 Dodge 52 0 engine
41 11 49 G.C. Spencer Camcraft Inc. '72 Dodge 12 0 crash
42 40 89 Johnny Barnes Hopper-Crews '71 Mercury 11 0 crash
43 43 40 Frank Warren Noel's Auto Sales '71 Ford 11 0 crash
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available