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1973 Carolina 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 18, 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 1 21 David Pearson Purolator Special '71 Mercury 492 491 running
2 9 11 Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare '73 Chevrolet 492 0 running
3 5 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '73 Dodge 491 0 running
4 4 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '73 Chevrolet 490 1 running
5 21 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries '72 Ford 485 0 running
6 12 95 Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport '71 Mercury 483 0 running
7 7 31 Jim Vandiver Bradford Enterprises '72 Dodge 478 0 running
8 20 18 Joe Frasson Krager Motor Homes '73 Dodge 475 0 running
9 16 96 Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking '73 Chevrolet 474 0 running
10 17 17 Bill Dennis Emrick '72 Chevrolet 473 0 running
11 22 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '71 Mercury 472 0 running
12 18 67 Buddy Arrington Kentucky Fried Chicken '72 Plymouth 470 0 running
13 19 25 Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing '73 Dodge 467 0 running
14 10 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 465 0 running
15 15 79 Frank Warren Cecil's Steak House '73 Dodge 462 0 running
16 33 4 Ed Negre Mill Heating '71 Dodge 459 0 running
17 40 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King '71 Ford 436 0 running
18 37 19 Henley Gray Gray Racing '71 Ford 426 0 running
19 35 92 Larry Smith Carling Black Label '71 Mercury 414 0 crash
20 25 54 Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales '73 Chevrolet 406 0 engine
21 28 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '72 Ford 403 0 engine
22 13 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '72 Chevrolet 389 0 running
23 3 43 Richard Petty STP '73 Dodge 386 0 engine
24 32 05 David Sisco McGee Racing '72 Chevrolet 379 0 running
25 11 28 Gordon Johncock Ellington Racing '72 Chevrolet 365 0 suspension
26 26 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 365 0 engine
27 39 65 Buck Baker Clements Automotive '72 Chevrolet 357 0 crash
28 38 0 Eddie Bond Bond Racing '73 Dodge 324 0 wheel
29 23 70 J.D. McDuffie VOTE '71 Chevrolet 302 0 engine
30 8 15 Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries '73 Ford 297 0 engine
31 2 72 Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing '72 Chevrolet 294 0 engine
32 30 10 Bill Champion Champion Racing '71 Mercury 210 0 engine
33 27 49 John Utsman Sheffield Auto-Mart '72 Dodge 168 0 engine
34 34 45 Vic Parsons Seifert Rent-A-Racer '71 Mercury 146 0 exhaust
35 36 47 Raymond Williams Jet Way Wax '72 Ford 142 0 engine
36 29 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '73 Dodge 122 0 engine
37 6 2 Dave Marcis AMC Matador '73 Matador 114 0 engine
38 24 61 Clarence Lovell B & B Racing '73 Chevrolet 64 0 crash
39 14 30 Walter Ballard HeKimian Foreign Cars '71 Mercury 19 0 engine
40 31 55 Tiny Lund Price Construction '72 Chevrolet 15 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Jimmy Crawford, Johnny Barnes
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Consi Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ConsiWinners}}}|{{{ConsiWinners}}}]]
Non-Qualifiers Race Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{NonQualWinners}}}|{{{NonQualWinners}}}]]
Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available