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1973 Qualifying Race #1

NASCAR Daytona Qualifier race number 1
Thursday, February 15, 1973 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
50 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:43:12
Average Speed: 173.611 mph
Pole Speed: 185.662 mph
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 50,350
Lead changes: 15

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 171   Buddy Baker K&K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge501,500running 
2 311   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet501,100running 
3 628   Gordon Johncock Ellington Racing   (Hoss Ellington)'72 Chevrolet50750running 
4 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge50650running 
5116   Dick Brooks John Naughton Insurance   (Cotton Owens)'73 Dodge50600running 
6 95   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'71 Mercury50500running 
71272   Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)'72 Chevrolet50445running 
8 496   Ray Elder Olympia Beer   (Fred Elder)'72 Dodge49435running 
9 792   Larry Smith Carling Black Label   (Harley Smith)'71 Mercury49425running 
10 55   Tiny Lund Price Construction   (Carl Price)'72 Chevrolet48410running 
11 60   Maynard Troyer Nagle Racers   (Joe Nagle)'73 Ford48400running 
12 97   Red Farmer Long-Lewis   (Willie Humphries)'72 Ford48390running 
13 49   John Utsman G.C. Spencer'72 Dodge48380running 
14 45   Vic Parsons Seifert Rent-A-Racer   (Bill Seifert)'71 Mercury48370running 
15 512   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola'73 Chevrolet48360running 
16 19   Henley Gray Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)'71 Ford48355running 
17 35   Walter Ballard  '71 Ford48345running 
18 79   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge47335running 
19 64   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford47325running 
20 25   Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge47320running 
21 0   Eddie Bond Bond Racing   (Tom Cullers)'73 Dodge47315running 
22 10   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford47310running 
23 76   Ben Arnold Arnold Racing   (Ben Arnold)'71 Ford46305running 
24 53   David Ray Boggs Hopper-Crews   (J.C. Crews)'72 Ford46300running 
25 62   Tom Usry  '71 Ford46 running 
26 883   Paul Tyler Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'71 Mercury45   
27 88   Ron Keselowski Keselowski Racing   (Roger Lubinski)'72 Dodge45   
28 84   Sammy Sessions  '71 Dodge43   
29 36   H.B. Bailey Bailey Racing   (H.B. Bailey)'73 Pontiac31 crash 
30 01   Earle Canavan Earle Canavan'72 Plymouth31   
31 86   Bob Tullius Vernon Blank'72 Pontiac22 crash 
32 86   Bob Greeley Beaver Bahre'72 Plymouth22 crash 
33 17   Bill Dennis Emrick   (H.J. Brooking)'72 Chevrolet16   
34 03   Tommy Gale Gale Racing   (Frank Vasko)'71 Mercury6   
35 80   Phil Finney Finney Racing   (Wallace Finney)'72 Chevrolet2