1973 Atlanta 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 1, 1973 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA
328 L, 505.12 M, 812.784 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 9 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 328 155 running
2 2 15 Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries '72 Ford 326 6 running
3 5 72 Benny Parsons Steel Arena '72 Chevrolet 323 0 running
4 8 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '73 Dodge 322 0 running
5 4 11 Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare '73 Chevrolet 321 154 running
6 15 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 319 0 running
7 35 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries '71 Mercury 319 0 running
8 11 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '72 Chevrolet 317 0 running
9 25 61 Clarence Lovell Lovell Racing '73 Chevrolet 317 0 running
10 3 31 Jim Vandiver Shoney's Big Boy '72 Dodge 317 0 running
11 1 28 Gordon Johncock L'eggs '72 Chevrolet 315 0 running
12 13 2 Dave Marcis Marcis Racing '71 Dodge 313 0 running
13 33 96 Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking '73 Chevrolet 311 0 running
14 27 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 310 0 running
15 37 67 Buddy Arrington Kentucky Fried Chicken '72 Plymouth 309 0 running
16 34 79 Frank Warren Warren Racing '73 Dodge 309 0 running
17 19 47 Raymond Williams Jet Way Wax '72 Ford 303 0 running
18 40 09 Charles Barrett Dahlonega Ford Sales '71 Ford 302 0 running
19 32 89 Johnny Barnes Hopper-Crews '71 Mercury 299 0 running
20 20 92 Larry Smith Carling Black Label '71 Mercury 299 0 running
21 14 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '71 Mercury 288 0 running
22 28 01 Earle Canavan Kosin's Auto Parts '72 Plymouth 282 0 running
23 23 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 274 0 transmission
24 38 8 Ed Negre Negre Racing '71 Mercury 274 0 running
25 21 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King '71 Ford 272 0 running
26 30 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '72 Ford 259 0 running
27 17 50 A.J. Foyt Purolator '73 Chevrolet 225 0 overheating
28 7 18 Joe Frasson Holton Dodge Atlanta '73 Dodge 222 0 oil line
29 26 10 Bill Champion Champion Racing '71 Mercury 209 0 engine
30 12 16 Mark Donohue AMC '73 Matador 202 0 engine
31 31 88 Ron Keselowski Lubinski Racing '72 Dodge 192 0 engine
32 39 25 Roy Mayne Robertson Racing '73 Dodge 179 0 clutch
33 18 95 Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport '71 Mercury 160 0 spindle
34 16 43 Richard Petty STP '73 Dodge 140 13 engine
35 6 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '73 Chevrolet 103 0 engine
36 36 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '71 Dodge 80 0 engine
37 22 07 Bobby Mausgrover Gohr Distributors '72 Chevrolet 58 0 engine
38 29 55 Tiny Lund Price Construction '72 Chevrolet 40 0 vibration
39 10 22 Pete Hamilton Land Harbors of America '72 Plymouth 38 0 engine
40 24 84 Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. Vita Fresh Orange Juice '71 Dodge 9 0 oil leak
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available