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1973 Delaware 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on September 16, 1973 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE
500 L, 500 M, 804.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 500 344 running
2 3 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '73 Chevrolet 500 76 running
3 7 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '73 Dodge 500 58 running
4 2 72 Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing '73 Chevrolet 493 7 running
5 13 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '72 Chevrolet 484 0 running
6 11 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 481 0 running
7 4 43 Richard Petty STP '73 Dodge 480 15 running
8 17 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '72 Ford 479 0 running
9 12 54 Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales '73 Chevrolet 479 0 running
10 14 90 Eddie Pettyjohn Truxmore Industries '71 Mercury 479 0 running
11 23 8 Ed Negre Negre Racing '73 Dodge 471 0 running
12 5 88 Donnie Allison DiGard Racing '73 Chevrolet 468 0 wheel
13 27 73 Mel Larson ThermaSol '73 Dodge 465 0 running
14 38 25 Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing '73 Dodge 462 0 running
15 36 20 Rick Newsom Holbrook Waterproofing '71 Ford 461 0 running
16 28 96 Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking '73 Chevrolet 458 0 running
17 16 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 446 0 engine
18 40 00 Bobby Mausgrover Buxton Racing '72 Chevrolet 444 0 running
19 9 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '73 Chevrolet 443 0 ignition
20 8 95 Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport '73 Chevrolet 424 0 running
21 22 19 Henley Gray Warren Lindsey '71 Mercury 424 0 running
22 21 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King '72 Chevrolet 415 0 running
23 24 47 Raymond Williams Williams Racing '72 Ford 400 0 sway bar
24 33 01 Earle Canavan Canavan Racing '72 Plymouth 362 0 engine
25 6 11 Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare '73 Chevrolet 347 0 crash
26 37 22 Jimmy Crawford Crawford Racing '72 Plymouth 316 0 valve
27 10 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '72 Chevrolet 299 0 crash
28 18 89 Johnny Barnes Hopper-Crews '71 Mercury 272 0 valve
29 31 05 David Sisco Sisco Racing '72 Chevrolet 252 0 rear end
30 19 49 G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing '72 Dodge 205 0 vibration
31 30 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '72 Dodge 170 0 oil pressure
32 26 99 Ron Keselowski Lubinski Racing '71 Dodge 167 0 overheating
33 35 26 Earl Brooks Race Fans '71 Ford 152 0 engine
34 25 29 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 138 0 engine
35 34 40 D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales '71 Ford 112 0 engine
36 39 51 Vic Parsons Strong Racing '71 Chevrolet 108 0 engine
37 32 79 Frank Warren Warren Racing '73 Dodge 80 0 oil pan
38 29 83 Toby Tobias Smithville Farms '71 Mercury 50 0 engine
39 15 10 Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts '71 Mercury 35 0 valve
40 20 67 Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction '72 Dodge 33 0 valve
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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