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1973 National 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 7, 1973 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
334 L, 501 M, 806.276 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 11 Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare '73 Chevrolet 334 257 running
2 4 43 Richard Petty STP '73 Dodge 334 52 running
3 3 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '73 Chevrolet 331 9 running
4 7 72 Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing '73 Chevrolet 330 0 running
5 8 1 Dick Trickle A&W Root Beer '73 Chevrolet 327 2 running
6 12 54 Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales '73 Chevrolet 325 1 running
7 13 67 Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction '72 Plymouth 319 0 running
8 39 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '72 Ford 318 0 running
9 11 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '72 Chevrolet 315 0 running
10 32 19 Henley Gray Warren Lindsey '71 Mercury 308 0 running
11 17 90 Harry Gant Truxmore Industries '72 Ford 307 0 running
12 38 5 Wendell Scott Faustina Racing, Kmart Special '73 Dodge 305 0 running
13 10 48 James Hylton Stott Chevrolet '73 Chevrolet 302 0 running
14 25 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King '72 Chevrolet 296 0 running
15 30 89 Johnny Barnes Hopper-Crews '71 Mercury 294 0 running
16 35 22 Jimmy Crawford Black Part '72 Plymouth 294 0 running
17 14 31 Jim Vandiver Bradford Enterprises '72 Dodge 291 0 running
18 24 96 Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking '73 Chevrolet 284 0 engine
19 22 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 282 0 engine
20 36 0 Eddie Bond Bond Racing '72 Dodge 281 0 engine
21 31 05 David Sisco Sisco Racing '72 Chevrolet 268 0 driveshaft
22 27 18 Joe Frasson Pizza Huts of Charlotte '73 Dodge 264 0 engine
23 20 30 Walter Ballard Textilease '71 Mercury 230 0 engine
24 18 2 Dave Marcis Marcis Racing '73 Matador 223 0 engine
25 41 25 Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing '73 Dodge 203 0 running
26 33 10 Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts '71 Mercury 198 0 engine
27 23 44 Ed Negre Brown Racing '71 Chevrolet 183 0 engine
28 15 02 L.D. Ottinger Lonesome Pine Raceway '73 Chevrolet 137 0 engine
29 37 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '72 Chevrolet 113 0 engine
30 40 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 90 0 engine
31 26 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '73 Dodge 64 0 suspension
32 9 88 Donnie Allison DiGard Racing '73 Chevrolet 61 0 engine
33 21 47 Raymond Williams Williams Racing '72 Ford 58 0 steering
34 29 32 Dick Brooks Brooks Racing '73 Dodge 49 0 engine
35 16 79 Frank Warren Hinson Construction '73 Dodge 47 0 engine
36 1 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 46 12 crash
37 34 28 Charlie Glotzbach Pylon Wiper Blades '73 Chevrolet 46 1 crash
38 6 15 Darrell Waltrip Sta-Power Industries '73 Ford 46 0 crash
39 19 49 G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing '72 Dodge 13 0 engine
40 28 98 Wayne Andrews Hylton Engineering '71 Mercury 5 0 engine
41 5 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '73 Dodge 228 0 disqualified
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