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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 15 of 28
Sunday, June 17, 1973 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
153 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (400.860 miles)

Time of race: 4:08:00
Average speed: 100.215 mph
Pole speed: 110.027 mph
Cautions: 4 for 22 laps
Margin of victory: 1 mn 13 sc
Attendance: 43700
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

1 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'73 Chevrolet15312750running85
2 143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge15310275running57
3 772   Benny Parsons McDonald's   (L.G. DeWitt)'72 Chevrolet1525325running0
4 938   Jimmy Insolo Martin's Union 76   (Roger Paquette)'72 Chevrolet1513225running0
5 824   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet1492650running0
62442   Richard White Barnicle Oil Co. / White Racing   (Dean Barnicle)'71 Ford1481750running0
7 604   Hershel McGriff K.D. Pauley Financial / The Cousins   (Beryl Jackson)'72 Plymouth1471325clutch0
81348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Ford1471975running0
92307   Jack McCoy Noble Auto Parts   (Ernie Conn)'72 Dodge1461500running0
101403   Chuck Bown Rose Auto Wrecking   (Dick Bown)'72 Dodge1451275running0
113110   Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts   (Bill Champion)'71 Mercury1431000running0
122970   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet1421475running0
133492   Larry Smith Carling Black Label   (Harley Smith)'71 Mercury141950running0
144018   Leon Fox Fox Motors   (Leon Fox)'72 Chevrolet139925running0
151730   Walter Ballard HeKimian Foreign Cars   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury1371550running0
163801   George Behlman Thomas & Son Disposal   (James Boyd)'72 Chevrolet137875running0
171898   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet1341005running0
182533   Glenn Francis Stock Car Specialties   (Trent Francis)'72 Chevrolet132995running0
193264   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford1311330running0
201631   Markey James James Racing   (Tony Oddo)'73 Chevrolet1291065running0
212891   Johnny Anderson Connor Muffler Shop   (Don Nuzum)'72 Chevrolet125800running0
22269   Carl Adams Marck Motors / Quaker State   (Richard Mummert)'71 Ford120785engine0
233588   Don Noel Noel's Welding Shop   (Don Noel)'71 Ford119770wiring0
24 411   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet1142755engine11
25194   Dick Kranzler Kranzler Racing   (Dick Kranzler)'72 Chevrolet108890running0
263653   Jack Simpson S & M Racing   (Donna Simpson)'72 Chevrolet104725running0
271019   Henley Gray Warren Lindsey   (Henley Gray)'71 Mercury93965running0
282078   Hugh Pearson Pearson Apts.   (Hugh Pearson)'72 Chevrolet83705crash0
291168   Sonny Easley Cal Coast Trucking   (Jerry Lankford)'72 Ford75945clutch0
30395   Ron Hornaday Smith Racing   (Del Smith)'72 Chevrolet62685head gasket0
31153   John Soares, Jr. Maverick Restaurant   (J.A. Delvecchio)'73 Dodge56920ignition0
322202   Dick Bown Ober Logging   (Mike Ober)'73 Dodge50715engine0
33 515   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford372660transmission0
343756   Romie Alderman Papienski Racing   (Chester Papienski)'72 Chevrolet34655transmission0
351277   Nels Miller McDonald's / Performance Analysis   (Nels Miller)'73 Chevrolet19900piston0
362196   Ray Elder Olympia Beer   (Fred Elder)'73 Dodge121120camshaft0
372760   Jim Whitt Whitt Plumbing   (Jim Whitt)'72 Chevrolet11640valve0
38 371   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'73 Dodge72685oil pressure0
393337   Chuck Wahl Excel Trailer   (DuWayne Wahl)'72 Chevrolet7630water pump0
40307   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury71125engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
41Steve Vaughn73Vaughn RacingSteve VaughnChevrolet
42Doug McGriff74McGriff RacingHershel McGriffDodge
43Frank Burnett36Crown MotorsPaul JenkinsPlymouth
44Ed Sczech61Don Bierschwale / Jim BoraeChevrolet
45Marion Collins78Oildale Tire Co.Pete CollinsDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
54596   #02 engine 
81833   #43 spun turn 9 
91988   #78 accident turn 9 
1251284   #18 accident turn 6 
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.7%             Average green flag run: 26.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty111
  Bobby Allison21110
  Richard Petty122413
  Bobby Allison25251
  Richard Petty265328
  Bobby Allison54541
  Richard Petty55551
  Bobby Allison566611
  Richard Petty678014
  Cale Yarborough81811
  Bobby Allison8210322
  Cale Yarborough10411310
  Bobby Allison11415340