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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 (499.216 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: 30000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

1 521   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury32816650running178
2 311   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet32710625running111
3 788   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'73 Chevrolet3236075running3
41318   Joe Frasson Frasson Cement   (Joe Frasson)'73 Dodge3214800running0
51990   Jody Ridley Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'71 Mercury3194535running0
61554   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'73 Chevrolet3183425running0
71070   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet3173750running0
83049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'72 Dodge3162500running0
93525   Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge3142750running0
101692   Larry Smith Carling Black Label   (Harley Smith)'71 Mercury3132425running0
111767   Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Dodge3122625running0
124020   Rick Newsom Holbrook Waterproofing   (Rick Newsom)'71 Ford3091500running0
131819   Henley Gray Warren Lindsey   (Henley Gray)'72 Ford3091575running0
143379   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge3081675running0
151130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury3072000running0
163732   Randy Tissot Orr's Letter Service   (Randy Tissot)'73 Chevrolet3071000running0
172210   Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts   (Bill Champion)'71 Mercury3041400running0
18218   Ed Negre Ed Negre'73 Dodge3021300running0
193977   Charlie Roberts Sunny King   (Charlie Roberts)'71 Ford3021200running0
202047   Raymond Williams Jug   (Raymond Williams)'72 Ford301950running0
212348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Ford3011120running0
22 87   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury2951605running0
232996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet2791100running0
24 624   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet2621140engine0
251472   Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)'73 Chevrolet2481130oil pump0
263605   David Sisco Sisco Racing   (Charlie McGee)'72 Chevrolet2401075engine0
27 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'73 Chevrolet2052870engine7
282461   Ed Sczech B & B Racing   (Don Bierschwale)'73 Chevrolet169565engine0
293145   Vic Parsons Seifert Automotive   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford157560transmission0
30 914   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet1521055engine0
312695   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'71 Mercury1101450engine0
32322   Dave Marcis Marcis Racing   (Dave Marcis)'71 Dodge91545lug bolt0
33 143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge723540engine0
342571   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'73 Dodge652610axle0
35 415   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'72 Ford522580crash29
36384   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'71 Dodge45525engine0
372803   Tommy Gale Gale Racing   (Tommy Gale)'71 Mercury39870engine0
381264   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford351365engine0
393436   H.B. Bailey Bailey Racing   (H.B. Bailey)'73 Pontiac7510engine0
402709   Charles Barrett Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)'71 Ford3880engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
41Phil Finney80Finney RacingWallace FinneyChevrolet
42Richard D. Brown44Strong RacingJerry BrownChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  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