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1973 Hickory 276

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Grand National East Series race number 1 of 15
Sunday, March 4, 1973 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
276 laps on a 0.363 mile paved track (100.188 miles)

Time of race: 1:25:55
Average speed: 69.966 mph
Pole speed: 79.493 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: .5 lap
Attendance: 11000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1973 Grand National East Series results   /   1973 standings

1 171   Buddy Baker K&K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'73 Dodge2761000running218
2 324   Bobby Allison Cecil Gordon'73 Chevrolet276650running58
345   Vic Parsons Bill Seifert'71 Ford274 running0
4 290   Harry Gant Junie Donlavey'71 Mercury273 running0
5 692   Charlie Blanton Toy Bolton'73 Chevrolet272 running0
611   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet272 running0
706   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge272 running0
887   Buck Baker Buck Baker'72 Pontiac271 running0
997   Wayne Andrews Jack St. Clair'70 Ford270 running0
1055   Tiny Lund Toy Bolton'72 Chevrolet267 running0
1130   Richie Panch Vic Ballard'71 Mercury267 running0
1251   Richard D. Brown William Strong'71 Chevrolet267 running0
132   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'70 Dodge267 running0
1457   David Ray Boggs R.L. Boggs'70 Dodge265 running0
1554   Bobby Fleming Bobby Fleming'73 Chevrolet259 running0
1617   Ernie Shaw Ernie Shaw'70 Ford259 running0
1713   Eddie Yarboro Eddie Yarboro'70 Plymouth252 running0
1820   Rick Newsom Rick Newsom'71 Ford137 oil leak0
1916   Max Berrier Reid Shaw'70 Mercury79 push rod0
2034   Wendell Scott William Scott'71 Ford63 wheel bearing0
2179   Elmo Langley Frank Warren'73 Dodge63 overheating0
2274   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'71 Plymouth57 oil leak0
2396   Richard Childress Richard Childress'73 Chevrolet53 rear end0
241417   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'72 Chevrolet0 did not start0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
DCBobby Allison17Coca-ColaBill DennisChevrolet
DCCecil Gordon24Cecil GordonChevrolet
WDBobby Isaac15Bud MooreFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Buddy Baker18282
  Bobby Allison8313351
  Buddy Baker13414411
  Bobby Allison1451517
  Buddy Baker152276125