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1983 Marty Robbins 420


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 9 of 30
Saturday, May 7, 1983 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
420 laps on a .596 mile paved track (250.3 miles)

Time of race: 3:32:23
Average Speed: 70.717 mph
Pole Speed: 103.119 mph
Cautions: 5 for 52 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lp 4 sec
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1983 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1983 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 111   Darrell Waltrip Pepsi Challenger   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet42025,650running382185
21122   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard)Buick41913,650running38175
3 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick41911,285running0165
4122   Morgan Shepherd ACM Equipment Sales   (Jim Stacy)Buick4189,000running00
5109   Bill Elliott Melling Oil Pumps   (Harry Melling)Ford4164,520running0155
61843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4156,800running0150
7 898   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick4154,020running0146
8 644   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4143,650running0142
91547   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick4143,390running0138
10 427   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac4121,710running0134
111317   Sterling Marlin Hesco Exhaust   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac4123,665running0130
122552   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet4112,960running0127
13 275   Neil Bonnett National Engineering / Hodgdon   (RahMoc Enterprises)Chevrolet4113,330running0124
14 33   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet4102,540running0121
152241   Ronnie Thomas Advance Auto Parts   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac4081,075running0118
161967   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler4072,450running0115
17177   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4062,250running0112
182670   J.D. McDuffie Wilder's   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4042,025running0109
192448   Trevor Boys Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4001,975running0106
20 988   Geoffrey Bodine Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac3592,350running0103
21146   Mark Martin Jim Magill   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick3501,825crash0100
222919   Steve Gray Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)Buick296800handling097
232802   Rick Newsom Reeder Racing   (Bud Reeder)Buick2801,225rear end094
24 715   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler   (Bud Moore)Ford2586,450engine091
252190   Dick Brooks Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1202,025engine088
262086   Darryl Sage Sage Racing   (Lee Sage)Chevrolet111720engine085
271671   Dave Marcis W.H. Bolin   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet946,815clutch082
282364   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford301,210engine079
292726   Ronnie Hopkins Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Chevrolet11705engine076

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip15757
  Bobby Allison589538
  Darrell Waltrip96420325

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Harry Gant 1352    
2   Bobby Allison 1346   -6  
3   Joe Ruttman 1262   -90  
4   Neil Bonnett 1257   -95  
5   Bill Elliott 1248   -104  
6   Richard Petty 1215   -137  
7   Dick Brooks 1146   -206  
8   Darrell Waltrip 1138   -214  
9   Ricky Rudd 1134   -218  
10   Terry Labonte 1127   -225  
11   Jimmy Means 1084   -268  
12   Ron Bouchard 1073   -279  
13   Geoffrey Bodine 1008   -344  
14   Buddy Arrington 994   -358  
15   Lake Speed 969   -383  
16   Mark Martin 938   -414  
17   Dave Marcis 923   -429  
18   Tim Richmond 922   -430  
19   Sterling Marlin 888   -464  
20   Tommy Gale 870   -482