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Race #1 of 15 in the 1973 NASCAR Grand National East Season
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1973 Hickory 276 NASCAR Grand National East.jpg
Held on March 4, 1973 at Hickory Motor Speedway in Hickory, NC
276 L, 100.188 M, 161.184 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 71 Buddy Baker Dodge 276 208 running
2 4 24 Bobby Allison Chevy 276 68 running
3 7 45 Vic Parsons Ford 274 0 running
4 2 90 Harry Gant Mercury 273 0 running
5 6 92 Charlie Blanton Camaro 272 0 running
6 3 11 Cale Yarborough Chevy 272 0 running
7 12 06 Neil Castles Dodge 272 0 running
8 13 87 Buck Baker Firebird 271 0 running
9 8 97 Wayne Andrews Mustang 270 0 running
10 5 55 Tiny Lund Chevy 267 0 running
11 15 30 Richie Panch Mercury 267 0 running
12 10 51 Richard D. Brown Chevy 267 0 running
13 9 2 Dave Marcis Dodge 267 0 running
14 21 57 David Ray Boggs Dodge 265 0 running
15 23 54 Bobby Fleming Camaro 259 0 running
16 24 17 Ernie Shaw Mustang 259 0 running
17 22 13 Eddie Yarboro Plymouth 252 0 running
18 18 20 Rick Newsom Ford 137 0 oil leak
19 16 16 Max Berrier Cougar 79 0 running
20 19 34 Wendell Scott Ford 63 0 wheel bearing
21 17 79 Elmo Langley Dodge 63 0 overheating
22 20 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth 57 0 oil leak
23 11 96 Richard Childress Chevy 53 0 rear gear
RACE DATA
Did not start:

Did not qualify:

Time of Race: 1h:25:55
Starting Lineup Set By: Unknown Methods
Fast Qualifier: Buddy Baker - 16.429 sec.
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Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
Qualifier Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{QualWinners}}}|{{{QualWinners}}}]]
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: 69.966 mph
Cautions: 2 for 20 laps - not available
Lead Changes: 4 among 2 drivers - Buddy Baker (1-81); Bobby Allison (82-87); Baker (88); Allison (89-150); Baker (151-276).
Fastest Lap: Unknown/Unentered