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1983 Atlanta Journal 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 29 of 30
Sunday, November 6, 1983 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:37:37
Average Speed: 137.643 mph
Pole Speed: 168.151 mph
Cautions: 6 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.41 sec
Attendance: 28,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1983 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1983 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
3 822   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard)Buick32831,025running128175
7312   Morgan Shepherd My Car   (Jim Stacy)Buick32513,900running0146
24340   Delma Cowart Coastal Transmissions   (H.L. Waters)Buick2331,275cylinder head091
343603   Eddie Bierschwale Mission Ice   (Don Bierschwale)Buick46985crash061
351347   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick301,975engine058
371433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick218,775engine052
393918   Joe Booher Booher Farms   (Leon Satterfield)Buick2935engine046
11575   Neil Bonnett Hodgdon   (RahMoc Enterprises)Chevrolet32836,975running21180
4 944   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet32712,955running5165
9 611   Darrell Waltrip Pepsi / Burger King   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet32313,150running0138
101984   Jody Ridley Cumberland Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet3233,500running0134
112048   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3236,675running0130
12171   Lake Speed UNO / Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3212,400running0127
162617   Sterling Marlin Hesco Exhaust   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet3194,925running0115
173777   Ken Ragan Clinomint   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet3191,875running0112
182952   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet3114,610crash0109
21286   D.K. Ulrich Fligels Uniform   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet3033,655running0100
23 428   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet2581,800engine10899
25 555   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet1541,250overheating088
26183   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1483,000engine085
281666   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet1222,675engine079
38245   Greg Sacks Uniden Force   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet3945crash049
143267   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler3205,240running0121
272704   Rick Baldwin Spirit of Corpus Christi   (Rick Baldwin)Chrysler1321,200engine082
2 321   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford32815,800running6175
6 79   Bill Elliott Melling Oil Pumps   (Harry Melling)Ford3268,295running0150
192264   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3104,350running0106
311090   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford842,750engine070
33 215   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler   (Bud Moore)Ford497,995clutch1969
82397   Dean Combs Best Products   (Irv Sanderson)Oldsmobile3243,800running0142
133371   Dave Marcis AEL Rentals   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile3219,675running0124
51143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac32612,100running1160
152580   Bob Senneker Elk Custom Vans   (Terry Marra)Pontiac3192,175running0118
20307   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3083,990engine0103
223802   Mike Potter Reeder Racing   (Bud Reeder)Pontiac2803,395crash097
29 127   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1205,115engine4081
301298   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Pontiac972,880rear end073
323570   J.D. McDuffie Gailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac662,005engine067
362188   Donnie Allison Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac211,965engine055

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker122
  Dale Earnhardt31311
  Cale Yarborough14163
  Dale Earnhardt17171
  Bobby Allison18192
  Dale Earnhardt20267
  Bobby Allison274923
  Terry Labonte50501
  Bobby Allison516212
  Cale Yarborough637715
  Tim Richmond7811740
  Neil Bonnett1181192
  Terry Labonte1201234
  Bobby Allison12414017
  Richard Petty1411411
  Neil Bonnett14215312
  Cale Yarborough15420653
  Bobby Allison2072093
  Cale Yarborough21024334
  Bobby Allison2442463
  Neil Bonnett2472471
  Bobby Allison2482558
  Cale Yarborough2562583
  Bobby Allison2592602
  Neil Bonnett2612633
  Bobby Allison26432158
  Buddy Baker3223254
  Neil Bonnett3263283

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 4524    
2   Darrell Waltrip 4460   -64  
3   Bill Elliott 4099   -425  
4   Richard Petty 3903   -621  
5   Terry Labonte 3858   -666  
6   Neil Bonnett 3837   -687  
7   Harry Gant 3720   -804  
8   Ricky Rudd 3636   -888  
9   Dale Earnhardt 3567   -957  
10   Tim Richmond 3437   -1087  
11   Joe Ruttman 3302   -1222  
12   Dave Marcis 3234   -1290  
13   Dick Brooks 3169   -1355  
14   Kyle Petty 3137   -1387  
15   Buddy Arrington 3064   -1460  
16   Geoffrey Bodine 3019   -1505  
17   Ron Bouchard 2983   -1541  
18   Jimmy Means 2868   -1656  
19   Sterling Marlin 2868   -1656  
20   Morgan Shepherd 2669   -1855