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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 28
Sunday, July 8, 1973 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:53:04
Average speed: 91.342 mph
Pole speed: 106.472 mph
Cautions: 5 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 7 laps +
Attendance: 18000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

1 272   Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)'73 Chevrolet5006800running320
21145   L.D. Ottinger Thunder Craft   (James Bryant)'73 Chevrolet4934060running0
3 624   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'73 Chevrolet4922875running0
4 754   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'73 Chevrolet4851475running0
51970   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet4731435running0
6248   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge4611085running0
71547   Raymond Williams Jug   (Raymond Williams)'72 Ford4581035running0
81648   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Mercury4531150running0
91864   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford451885running0
102619   Henley Gray Warren Lindsey   (Henley Gray)'71 Mercury447760running0
111005   David Sisco Sisco Racing   (Charlie McGee)'72 Chevrolet445960oil pan0
122720   Rick Newsom Holbrook Waterproofing   (Rick Newsom)'71 Ford441560running0
132225   Jabe Thomas McCaig Motel   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge433800running0
14 930   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury428965running0
152979   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge420905running0
162385   Ronnie Daniel Daniel Racing   (Ronnie Daniel)'72 Chevrolet414520running0
173077   Charlie Roberts Sunny King   (Charlie Roberts)'71 Ford376760running0
181310   Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts   (Bill Champion)'71 Mercury3481025engine0
19 111   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet3432590crash99
20 312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'73 Chevrolet3422005crash81
21 443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge3342240ignition0
221215   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford2301995driver ill0
23147   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury216950running0
242840   D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales   (D.K. Ulrich)'71 Ford197435engine0
252196   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet172675lug bolt0
26254   Richard D. Brown Sears Racing   (Jerry Brown)'72 Chevrolet124420engine0
27 514   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet81435engine0
28 82   Dave Marcis AMC   (Roger Penske)'73 Matador54400engine0
291749   G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)'72 Dodge37590transmission0
302067   Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Dodge34630crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Cale Yarborough13939
  Benny Parsons4013091
  Cale Yarborough13119060
  Benny Parsons19125060
  Bobby Allison25133181
  Benny Parsons332500169