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1973 Talladega 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on August 12, 1973 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL
188 L, 500.08 M, 804.828 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 24 22 Dick Brooks Mickey Mouse, Crawford Enterprises '72 Plymouth 188 19 running
2 21 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '73 Dodge 188 34 running
3 2 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 188 40 running
4 25 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '71 Mercury 186 1 running
5 13 05 David Sisco Sisco Racing '72 Chevrolet 186 4 running
6 7 11 Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare '73 Chevrolet 185 6 running
7 27 95 Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport '71 Mercury 184 0 running
8 9 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '72 Mercury 184 0 running
9 17 30 Walter Ballard Hekimian Foreign Cars '71 Mercury 184 5 running
10 26 02 L.D. Ottinger Thundercraft Boat '73 Chevrolet 183 0 running
11 23 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '72 Chevrolet 183 5 running
12 33 2 Dave Marcis Marcis Racing '71 Dodge 183 0 running
13 4 15 Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries '72 Ford 182 1 running
14 3 43 Richard Petty STP '73 Dodge 181 0 running
15 12 79 Frank Warren Warren Racing '73 Dodge 181 0 running
16 37 25 Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing '73 Dodge 180 0 running
17 46 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '72 Chevrolet 180 0 running
18 18 82 Bill Ward Bama Auto Sales '72 Chevrolet 179 0 running
19 34 68 Alton Jones Crimson Dale Nursery '73 Chevrolet 178 0 running
20 38 74 Randy Tissot Tilitco Enterprises '73 Chevrolet 176 0 running
21 30 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '72 Ford 175 0 running
22 40 10 Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts '71 Mercury 175 0 running
23 44 0 Eddie Bond Bond Racing '73 Dodge 171 0 running
24 45 00 Bobby Mausgrover Buxton Racing '72 Chevrolet 167 0 running
25 42 8 Ed Negre Negre Racing '73 Dodge 166 0 running
26 5 88 Donnie Allison DiGard Racing '73 Chevrolet 157 39 engine
27 20 67 Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction '72 Plymouth 156 0 engine
28 47 19 Henley Gray Warren Lindsey '71 Mercury 156 0 running
29 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '73 Chevrolet 155 22 crash
30 31 89 Johnny Barnes Hopper-Crews '71 Mercury 115 0 rear end
31 14 96 Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking '73 Chevrolet 111 1 throttle
32 19 97 Red Farmer Long-Lewis '72 Ford 106 0 engine
33 11 61 Ed Sczech B & B Racing '73 Chevrolet 94 0 oil pump
34 41 84 Bob Davis Socar '71 Dodge 93 0 ignition
35 39 4 Jim Vandiver Sears Racing '71 Dodge 88 0 engine
36 10 42 Marty Robbins Robbins Racing '73 Dodge 80 1 ignition
37 28 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore Industries '71 Mercury 77 0 transmission
38 6 72 Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing '73 Chevrolet 74 0 engine
39 48 40 D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales '71 Ford 65 0 ignition
40 22 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 58 9 engine
41 43 80 Phil Finney Finney Racing '72 Chevrolet 55 0 oil leak
42 49 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King '71 Ford 52 0 engine
43 15 18 Joe Frasson Frasson Cement '73 Dodge 51 0 engine
44 36 73 Mel Larson ThermaSol '73 Dodge 51 0 oil leak
45 8 28 Ramo Stott Pylon Wiper Blades '73 Chevrolet 46 1 transmission
46 50 47 Raymond Williams Jug '72 Ford 33 0 engine
47 32 54 Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales '73 Chevrolet 32 0 engine
48 29 03 Tommy Gale Gale Racing '71 Mercury 18 0 ignition
49 35 92 Larry Smith Carling Black Label '71 Mercury 13 0 crash
50 16 83 Paul Tyler Smithville Farms '71 Mercury 10 0 ignition
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