1983 Southern 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on September 5, 1983 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
367 L, 501.322 M, 806.666 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 14 22 Bobby Allison Miller High Life Buick 367 119 running 185
2 12 9 Bill Elliott Melling Oil Pumps Ford 367 3 running 175
3 7 11 Darrell Waltrip Pepsi, Burger King Chevy 367 30 running 170
4 1 75 Neil Bonnett Hodgdon Chevy 367 101 running 165
5 2 44 Terry Labonte Budweiser Chevy 367 0 running 155
6 9 21 Buddy Baker Valvoline Ford 366 18 running 155
7 15 28 Cale Yarborough Hardee's Chevy 366 1 running 151
8 4 55 Benny Parsons Copenhagen Chevy 366 0 running 142
9 19 2 Morgan Shepherd ACM Equipment Sales Buick 364 1 running 143
10 5 16 David Pearson Chattanooga Chew Chevy 363 18 running 139
11 17 15 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Ford 363 0 running 130
12 21 43 Richard Petty STP Pontiac 363 0 running 127
13 11 88 Geoffrey Bodine Gatorade Pontiac 362 0 running 124
14 23 71 Dave Marcis Metromont Materials Chevy 361 0 running 121
15 3 1 Lake Speed UNO, Bull Frog Knits Chevy 359 0 running 118
16 41 6 D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing Buick 353 0 running 115
17 27 4 Mark Martin Morgan-McClure Oldsmobile 351 0 running 112
18 34 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 351 0 running 109
19 25 77 Ken Ragan Clinomint Chevy 342 0 running 106
20 26 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Chevy 339 0 running 103
21 37 74 Bobby Wawak Superior Piping Chevy 337 0 running 100
22 20 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Buick 330 0 running 97
23 35 35 Dick May Hanover Printing Ford 318 0 ignition 94
24 33 17 Sterling Marlin Hesco Exhaust Pontiac 282 0 crash 91
25 8 3 Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines Chevy 272 76 engine 93
26 6 27 Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac 245 0 cylinder head 85
27 39 18 Slick Johnson Satterfield Racing Buick 217 0 handling 82
28 30 48 Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig Chevy 217 0 crash 79
29 28 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 207 0 engine 76
30 36 41 Ronnie Thomas McCord Gaskets Pontiac 179 0 engine 73
31 13 90 Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses Ford 142 0 crash 70
32 18 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Buick 117 0 engine 67
33 16 84 Jody Ridley Cumberland Mills Chevy 113 0 brakes 64
34 32 99 Philip Duffie U.S. Duffie Sand & Gravel Buick 109 0 engine 61
35 22 7 Kyle Petty 7-Eleven Pontiac 107 0 crash 58
36 38 76 Mike Potter Cam Farm Oldsmobile 98 0 ignition 55
37 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 54 0 engine 52
38 10 98 Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett Pontiac 34 0 cylinder head 49
39 31 42 Lennie Pond Sand Dunes Hotel Buick 25 0 crash 46
40 24 26 Ronnie Hopkins Food Country USA Chevy 15 0 engine 43
41 29 8 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries Buick 11 0 engine 40
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available