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1973 Mason-Dixon 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 13 of 28
Sunday, June 3, 1973 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:10:32
Average speed: 119.745 mph
Pole speed: 133.111 mph
Cautions: 3 for 22 laps
Margin of victory: 15 sec
Attendance: 30000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

1 121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury50014025running317
2 211   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet50010700running125
3 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'73 Chevrolet4976775running50
41343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge4925475running0
5 624   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet4902750running0
62172   Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)'72 Chevrolet4872245running0
7 571   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'73 Dodge4813545running8
8 92   Dave Marcis AMC   (Roger Penske)'73 Matador4781920running0
9257   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury4731820running0
103005   David Sisco Sisco Racing   (Charlie McGee)'72 Chevrolet4691270running0
111925   Jabe Thomas McCaig Motel   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge4561710running0
121148   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Mercury4491660running0
133319   Henley Gray Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)'71 Mercury4491110running0
143677   Charlie Roberts Sunny King   (Charlie Roberts)'71 Ford4231585running0
153529   Bill Hollar Hollar Racing   (Bill Hollar)'71 Mercury4191060running0
163722   Jimmy Crawford Crawford Racing   (Crawford Brothers)'72 Plymouth4151035running0
171264   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford4141510running0
18 896   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet4071485engine0
192770   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet3991460engine0
201054   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'73 Chevrolet392935engine0
212867   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'72 Dodge3591410rear end0
22324   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'71 Dodge332885rear end0
231583   Paul Tyler Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'71 Mercury286860engine0
243979   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge2761335engine0
253147   Raymond Williams Jet Way Wax   (Raymond Williams)'72 Ford252810alternator0
26 749   G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)'72 Dodge226785engine0
273840   D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales   (D.K. Ulrich)'71 Ford224760overheating0
281630   Walter Ballard Blue Hen Mall   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury2171235engine0
29 415   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford2022760engine0
301845   Vic Parsons Seifert Rent-A-Racer   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford153685lug bolts0
311710   Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts   (Bill Champion)'71 Mercury122660engine0
324098   Mel Larson ThermaSol   (Mel Larson)'72 Chevrolet108635engine0
33208   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge721101engine0
342401   Earle Canavan Kosin's Auto Parts   (Earle Canavan)'72 Plymouth62625engine0
352214   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet50645engine0
362644   Richard D. Brown Brown Racing   (Jerry Brown)'72 Chevrolet34590engine0
372306   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge27585engine0
381488   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'73 Chevrolet18580engine0
393420   Rick Newsom Holbrook Waterproofing   (Rick Newsom)'71 Ford14575oil leak0
402990   Eddie Pettyjohn Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'71 Mercury12570crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson11414
  Bobby Allison155945
  Cale Yarborough609637
  David Pearson971037
  Buddy Baker1041074
  David Pearson10816154
  Bobby Allison1621621
  David Pearson1631631
  Cale Yarborough16424885
  Bobby Allison2492524
  Buddy Baker2532564
  David Pearson257408152
  Cale Yarborough4094113
  David Pearson41250089