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1973 Sunoco 260


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Grand National East Series race number 10 of 15
Saturday, August 4, 1973 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
260 laps on a 0.363 mile paved track (94.380 miles)

Time of race: 1:20:47
Average speed: 70.099 mph
Pole speed: 79.878 mph
Cautions: 2 for 16 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 11000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1973 Grand National East Series results   /   1973 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 171   Buddy Baker K&K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge2601050running232
2 811   Cale Yarborough Kar Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet260650running23
3 690   Harry Gant Junie Donlavey'71 Mercury258400running0
4 712   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Edmund Allison)'73 Chevrolet258350running5
51251   Dean Dalton William Strong'70 Chevrolet255325running0
6 972   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'72 Chevrolet252300running0
71197   Wayne Andrews Pipeline Special   (Jack St. Clair)'70 Ford252275running0
81364   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford252270running0
91024   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'72 Chevrolet252265running0
10 506   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge251460running0
111854   Bobby Fleming Bobby Fleming'73 Chevrolet241255running0
12178   Ed Negre Ed Negre'71 Ford239250running0
132140   D.K. Ulrich D.K. Ulrich'71 Ford237245running0
142245   Vic Parsons Bill Seifert'71 Mercury223240running0
15 393   Tiny Lund Roger Byers   (Tiny Lund)'73 Chevrolet200235engine0
162317   Ernie Shaw Ernie Shaw'70 Ford164230running0
17 415   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford131225crash0
18 244   Richard D. Brown Jerry Brown'71 Chevrolet110220drive shaft0
191487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'72 Pontiac76215engine0
201922   Travis Carter L.G. DeWitt'71 Mercury70210oil leak0
211520   Rick Newsom Rick Newsom'71 Ford18205oil leak0
222033   Baxter Price Baxter Price'72 Chevrolet10200overheating0
231630   Walter Ballard Vic Ballard'71 Mercury1200oil pressure0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
18383  
849411   #15,87 accident turn 1 
95243149  
2442485   #71 spun turn 4 
24926012  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.2%             Average green flag run: 81.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker1116116
  Bobby Allison1171215
  Buddy Baker122224103
  Cale Yarborough22524723
  Buddy Baker24826013