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1973 Music City 420


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 28
Saturday, May 12, 1973 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
420 laps on a .596 mile paved track (250.3 miles)

Time of race: 2:34:48
Average Speed: 98.419 mph
Pole Speed: 105.741 mph
Cautions: 2 for 6 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 23,000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 111   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet4206,755running416
3 271   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'73 Dodge4153,680running0
2 572   Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)'72 Chevrolet4183,365running2
5 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'73 Chevrolet4112,755running0
13 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge3852,315engine0
7 915   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'72 Ford4032,300running0
4 424   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet4131,710running2
91370   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet395900running0
6 614   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet408850running0
121648   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Mercury386825running0
15227   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury380760running0
81105   David Sisco Sisco Racing   (Charlie McGee)'72 Chevrolet401700running0
171964   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford373690running0
181725   Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge369640running0
101245   Vic Parsons Seifert Rent-A-Racer   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford393625running0
11 82   Dave Marcis Marcis Racing   (Dave Marcis)'71 Dodge389585running0
141567   Buddy Arrington Kentucky Fried Chicken   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Dodge382550running0
202579   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge342540running0
212877   Charlie Roberts Sunny King   (Charlie Roberts)'71 Ford244520overheating0
222030   Walter Ballard HeKimian Foreign Cars   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury218510running0
27188   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Clyde Lynn)'71 Mercury48500engine0
161420   Rick Newsom Holbrook Waterproofing   (Rick Newsom)'71 Ford374470running0
192358   Robert Brown Jones Construction   (Allan Brown)'72 Chevrolet348340running0
232696   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'72 Chevrolet180255distributor0
26273   Alton Jones Jones Racing   (Butch Hawkersmith)'73 Chevrolet102250rear end0
252119   Henley Gray Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)'71 Ford170250exhaust0
241095   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'71 Mercury176250handling0
282408   Bobby Poole Poole Racing   (Clyde Lynn)'71 Mercury2250ignition0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough1136136
  Benny Parsons1371382
  Cecil Gordon1391402
  Cale Yarborough141420280