1983 Winston Western 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Winston West Series.jpg
Held on November 20, 1983 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
119 L, 297.5 M, 478.737 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series drivers denoted in white rows, 1983 NASCAR Winston West Series in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 10 9 Bill Elliott Melling Oil Pumps Ford 119 5 running
2 5 55 Benny Parsons Copenhagen Chevy 119 33 running
3 11 75 Neil Bonnett Hodgdon Chevy 119 0 running
4 9 15 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Ford 119 4 running
5 26 27 Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee Pontiac 119 31 running
6 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Pepsi, Burger King Chevy 119 34 running
7 3 44 Terry Labonte Budweiser Chevy 119 0 running
8 22 04 Hershel McGriff Mark C. Bloome Buick 119 0 running
9 6 22 Bobby Allison Miller High Life Buick 119 1 running
10 8 43 Richard Petty STP Pontiac 118 10 running
11 16 47 Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm Buick 118 0 running
12 29 71 Dave Marcis Miller Brothers Olds 118 0 running
13 32 7 Kyle Petty 7-Eleven Pontiac 117 0 running
14 20 88 Donnie Allison Gatorade Pontiac 117 0 running
15 25 87 Randy Becker Becker Trucking Buick 116 0 running
16 40 52 Jimmy Means Broadway Motors Chevy 115 0 running
17 41 17 Sterling Marlin Hesco Exhaust Pontiac 115 0 running
18 39 13 Doug Wheeler W & W Machine Buick 115 0 running
19 35 83 Sumner McKnight McKnight Racing Chevy 114 0 running
20 15 21 Buddy Baker Valvoline Ford 113 0 running
21 17 78 Jim Robinson Hammer Security Olds 112 0 running
22 12 51 Scott Miller MDB Systems Pontiac 112 0 running
23 37 67 Buddy Arrington Arrington Grocery Dodge 109 0 wheel
24 23 48 Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig Chevy 101 0 drive line
25 18 38 Don Waterman St. John's Auto Parts Buick 101 0 running
26 34 64 D.K. Ulrich Sunny King Ford 101 0 differential
27 31 41 Ronnie Thomas McCord Gaskets Pontiac 96 0 differential
28 33 03 Glenn Francis Francis Race Cars Pontiac 89 0 shifter
29 42 35 Pat Mintey AFR Signs Chevy 73 0 engine
30 38 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing Pontiac 66 0 rocker arm
31 7 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Buick 61 0 engine
32 36 91 John Krebs Coca-Cola Olds 60 0 engine
33 27 2 Morgan Shepherd My Car Buick 42 0 engine
34 21 90 Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses Ford 38 0 engine
35 13 93 Jim Bown Wholesale Truck Parts Buick 37 0 throttle
36 14 74 Roy Smith Edgett Excavating Buick 36 0 ignition
37 2 3 Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines Chevy 32 1 running
38 24 66 Ron Esau McDonald's Buick 32 0 ignition
39 28 08 Rick McCray Coors Pontiac 29 0 engine
40 30 73 Bill Schmitt Mountain Dew Chevy 13 0 engine
41 4 98 Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett Pontiac 12 0 engine
42 19 12 Jimmy Insolo Miller High Life Buick 1 0 quit
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Mark Perry, St. James Davis, Bobby Hillin, Jr., Steve Pfeifer, Harry Goularte, Dan Noble, Bob Kennedy , Tony Settember
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available