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1973 World 600


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 28
Sunday, May 27, 1973 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:26:53
Average Speed: 134.89 mph
Pole Speed: 158.051 mph
Cautions: 6 for 48 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.8 sec
Attendance: 85,000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1973 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1973 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
3 411   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet39911,700running15
5 872   Benny Parsons Union 76 Racing Oil   (L.G. DeWitt)'73 Chevrolet3936,715running1
8 624   Cecil Gordon Panasonic   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet3843,875running0
103205   David Sisco Sisco Racing   (Charlie McGee)'72 Chevrolet3783,075running0
112896   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet3733,550engine0
212070   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet3502,225running0
22231   Billy Scott Big Chance Special / Ranger Motor Homes   (Richard Howard)'73 Chevrolet3401,850running0
24 528   Charlie Glotzbach Lemon Tree Inn   (Hoss Ellington)'73 Chevrolet2811,325engine0
331414   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet71900engine0
362955   Tiny Lund Price Construction   (Carl Price)'72 Chevrolet501,025engine0
381154   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'73 Chevrolet141,015engine0
393644   Richard D. Brown Brown Racing   (Jerry Brown)'72 Chevrolet4800transmission0
40333   Alton Jones Crimson Dale Nursery   (Butch Hawkersmith)'73 Chevrolet2775engine0
1 171   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'73 Dodge40027,200running220
61631   Jim Vandiver Bradford Enterprises   (O.L. Nixon)'72 Dodge3924,825running0
13 343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'73 Dodge3706,600running134
19314   Ed Negre J. Marvin Mills'71 Dodge3542,070running0
20195   Charlie Blanton TravelLodge Motels   (Doc Faustina)'73 Dodge3511,825engine0
233579   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'73 Dodge2872,225engine0
25 918   Joe Frasson Pizza Hut   (Joe Frasson)'73 Dodge2781,680engine1
291749   G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)'72 Dodge1631,450steering0
312725   Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge1171,675oil leak0
343806   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge641,700rear end0
37 76   Peter Gregg Owens Racing   (Cotton Owens)'72 Dodge34775crash0
41515   Bobby Isaac Sta-Power Industries   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford39710,200running0
92690   Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford3784,000engine0
143464   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford3682,825running0
163010   Bill Champion Earl Powell Auto Parts   (Bill Champion)'71 Ford3662,235running0
174047   Raymond Williams Jet Way Wax   (Raymond Williams)'72 Ford3662,225running0
263945   Vic Parsons Seifert Rent-A-Racer   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford2411,050crash0
272209   Charles Barrett Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)'71 Ford2411,325overheating0
28122   Dave Marcis AMC   (Roger Penske)'73 Matador2041,800engine0
2 221   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury40014,850running29
71395   Darrell Waltrip Kmart / Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'71 Mercury3913,650running0
122548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'71 Mercury3733,425running0
152192   Larry Smith Carling Black Label   (Harley Smith)'71 Mercury3682,325running0
181030   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury3542,375running0
30377   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury1451,775driveshaft0
351883   Paul Tyler Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'71 Mercury521,175alternator0
322467   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'72 Plymouth1001,625transmission0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker133
  Cale Yarborough441
  Richard Petty573
  Cale Yarborough8169
  Richard Petty173721
  Benny Parsons38381
  Buddy Baker39391
  Joe Frasson40401
  Richard Petty419656
  Buddy Baker97993
  Cale Yarborough1001001
  Richard Petty10114040
  Buddy Baker14116121
  Cale Yarborough1621621
  Buddy Baker16322058
  Cale Yarborough2212233
  Buddy Baker22423411
  David Pearson23525622
  Richard Petty25727014
  Buddy Baker27133767
  David Pearson3383381
  Buddy Baker33937840
  David Pearson3793846
  Buddy Baker38540016