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1973 Dixie 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 19 of 28
Sunday, July 22, 1973 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:50:01
Average Speed: 130.211 mph
Pole Speed: 157.163 mph
Cautions: 6 for 47 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 30,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
372803   Tommy Gale Gale Racing   (Tommy Gale)'71 Mercury39870engine0
263605   David Sisco Sisco Racing   (Charlie McGee)'72 Chevrolet2401,075engine0
402709   Charles Barrett Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)'71 Ford3880engine0
172210   Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts   (Bill Champion)'71 Mercury3041,400running0
2 311   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet32710,625running111
27 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'73 Chevrolet2052,870engine7
30 914   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet1521,055engine0
35 415   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'72 Ford522,580crash29
41318   Joe Frasson Frasson Cement   (Joe Frasson)'73 Dodge3214,800running0
131819   Henley Gray Warren Lindsey   (Henley Gray)'72 Ford3091,575running0
32322   Dave Marcis Marcis Racing   (Dave Marcis)'71 Dodge91545lug bolt0
124020   Rick Newsom Holbrook Waterproofing   (Rick Newsom)'71 Ford3091,500running0
1 521   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury32816,650running178
24 624   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet2621,140engine0
93525   Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge3142,750running0
151130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury3072,000running0
163732   Randy Tissot Orr's Letter Service   (Randy Tissot)'73 Chevrolet3071,000running0
393436   H.B. Bailey Bailey Racing   (H.B. Bailey)'73 Pontiac7510engine0
36384   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'71 Dodge45525engine0
33 143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge723,540engine0
293145   Vic Parsons Seifert Automotive   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford157560transmission0
202047   Raymond Williams Jug   (Raymond Williams)'72 Ford301950running0
212348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Ford3011,120running0
83049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'72 Dodge3162,500running0
61554   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'73 Chevrolet3183,425running0
282461   Ed Sczech B & B Racing   (Don Bierschwale)'73 Chevrolet169565engine0
381264   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford351,365engine0
111767   Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Dodge3122,625running0
22 87   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury2951,605running0
71070   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet3173,750running0
342571   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'73 Dodge652,610axle0
251472   Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)'73 Chevrolet2481,130oil pump0
193977   Charlie Roberts Sunny King   (Charlie Roberts)'71 Ford3021,200running0
143379   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge3081,675running0
18218   Ed Negre Ed Negre'73 Dodge3021,300running0
3 788   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard)'73 Chevrolet3236,075running3
51990   Jody Ridley Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'71 Mercury3194,535running0
101692   Larry Smith Carling Black Label   (Harley Smith)'71 Mercury3132,425running0
312695   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'71 Mercury1101,450engine0
232996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet2791,100running0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Phil Finney80Finney RacingWallace FinneyChevrolet
Richard D. Brown44Strong RacingJerry BrownChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Allison122
  Bobby Isaac33129
  Cale Yarborough32398
  Bobby Allison40412
  David Pearson42421
  Donnie Allison43442
  Cale Yarborough455511
  David Pearson56572
  Bobby Allison58603
  David Pearson617010
  Cale Yarborough7112353
  Donnie Allison1241241
  Cale Yarborough12516339
  David Pearson164328165