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1973 Gwyn Staley 400

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 28
Sunday, April 8, 1973 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:34:17
Average speed: 97.224 mph
Pole speed: 106.75 mph
Cautions: 1 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 16000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

1 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge4006230running387
2 672   Benny Parsons Steel Arena   (L.G. DeWitt)'72 Chevrolet3962805running6
3 771   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge3943380running0
4 112   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'73 Chevrolet3943205running7
5 524   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet3941205running0
6 911   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet3932130running0
71054   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'73 Chevrolet389605running0
82448   James Hylton Pugmire Lincoln-Mercury   (James Hylton)'71 Mercury385830running0
9 359   Donnie Allison DiProspero Racing   (DiGard Racing)'72 Chevrolet383585engine0
101590   Yvon DuHamel Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford381800running0
11234   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'71 Dodge381790running0
122745   Vic Parsons Seifert Rent-A-Racer   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford376530running0
132664   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford374770running0
141810   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'71 Ford366760running0
153026   Earl Brooks Brooks Racing   (Earl Brooks)'71 Ford366500running0
162196   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'72 Chevrolet362490running0
17127   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury361730running0
182230   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury332720running0
19258   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Clyde Lynn)'71 Mercury313710running0
20 82   Dave Marcis Marcis Racing   (Dave Marcis)'71 Dodge285475running0
211479   Frank Warren Winston 500   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge285685running0
222006   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge253425ignition0
231170   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet215665crash0
242819   Henley Gray Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)'71 Mercury211655engine0
251367   Buddy Arrington Kentucky Fried Chicken   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Dodge202395rear end0
261747   Raymond Williams Jet Way Wax   (Raymond Williams)'72 Ford166640brakes0
272977   Charlie Roberts Sunny King   (Charlie Roberts)'71 Ford165630fuel pump0
28 415   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'72 Ford1581895engine0
291625   Jabe Thomas Clyde Lynn's Inc.   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge96610axle0
301920   Rick Newsom Holbrook Waterproofing   (Rick Newsom)'71 Ford2350engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty133
  Bobby Allison4107
  Richard Petty118474
  Benny Parsons85906
  Richard Petty91400310