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1973 Medal of Honor Firecracker 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on July 4, 1973 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
160 L, 400 M, 643.68 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 6 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 160 51 running
2 4 43 Richard Petty STP '73 Dodge 160 29 running
3 29 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '73 Dodge 156 0 running
4 16 28 Gordon Johncock Pylon Wiper Blades '73 Chevrolet 156 0 running
5 7 72 Benny Parsons Mercy Life '73 Chevrolet 156 0 running
6 23 2 Dave Marcis Marcis Racing '71 Dodge 154 0 running
7 20 45 Vic Parsons Thundercraft Boats '71 Ford 153 0 running
8 36 42 Marty Robbins Robbins Racing '73 Dodge 153 0 running
9 21 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries '72 Ford 153 0 running
10 24 18 Joe Frasson Frasson Cement '73 Dodge 152 0 running
11 13 05 David Sisco Sisco Racing '72 Chevrolet 151 0 running
12 35 48 James Hylton Union76 20W, 50 Motor Oil '71 Mercury 150 0 running
13 12 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '72 Chevrolet 150 0 running
14 22 49 G.C. Spencer Camcraft '72 Dodge 150 0 running
15 30 25 Roy Mayne Robertson Racing '73 Dodge 148 0 running
16 15 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '72 Ford 147 0 running
17 38 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 147 0 running
18 34 67 Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction '72 Plymouth 146 0 running
19 40 79 Frank Warren Warren Racing '73 Dodge 146 0 running
20 26 54 Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales '73 Chevrolet 146 0 running
21 39 92 Larry Smith Carling Black Label '71 Mercury 146 0 running
22 27 97 Raymond Williams Jug '72 Ford 146 0 running
23 37 19 Henley Gray Lindsey Racing '71 Mercury 145 0 running
24 28 10 Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts '71 Mercury 145 0 running
25 9 95 Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport '71 Mercury 143 0 running
26 11 30 Walter Ballard HeKimian Foreign Cars '71 Mercury 143 0 running
27 14 96 Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking '73 Chevrolet 132 0 overheating
28 10 88 Donnie Allison DiGard Racing '73 Chevrolet 131 0 windshield
29 33 8 Ed Negre Negre Racing '73 Dodge 126 0 running
30 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '73 Chevrolet 125 45 engine
31 25 23 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '73 Dodge 123 0 running
32 8 31 Jim Vandiver Nixon Racing '72 Dodge 118 0 overheating
33 32 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '71 Dodge 102 0 engine
34 19 61 Ed Sczech B & B Racing '73 Chevrolet 87 0 oil leak
35 31 5 Dick Simon Travelodge '73 Dodge 82 0 handling
36 2 11 Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare '73 Chevrolet 65 33 crash
37 18 50 A.J. Foyt Purolator '73 Chevrolet 46 0 rear end
38 5 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 35 0 engine
39 3 15 Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries '73 Ford 13 2 engine
40 17 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '72 Chevrolet 2 0 engine
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