Race Results

NASCAR Cup Series

Firecracker 400

Daytona International Speedway

July 4th, 1983

Race #16 of the 1983 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps: 160
  • Miles: 400.0
  • Average Speed: 167.442 mph
  • Cautions: 3
  • Caution Laps: 16
  • Lead Changes: 39
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FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS Laps Led STUS
1 8 21 Buddy Baker Ford 185 175 10 160 45 Running
2 31 2 Morgan Shepherd Buick 175 170 5 160 2 Running
3 15 16 David Pearson Chevrolet 165 165 0 160 0 Running
4 10 47 Ron Bouchard Buick 165 160 5 160 8 Running
5 3 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet 160 155 5 160 43 Running
6 5 88 Geoff Bodine Pontiac 150 150 0 159 0 Running
7 14 9 Bill Elliott Ford 146 146 0 159 0 Running
8 21 84 Jody Ridley Buick 142 142 0 158 0 Running
9 7 15 Dale Earnhardt Ford 143 138 5 158 19 Running
10 37 51 Lennie Pond Buick 139 134 5 157 3 Running
11 25 33 Harry Gant Buick 130 130 0 157 0 Running
12 23 77 Ken Ragan Chevrolet 127 127 0 157 0 Running
13 26 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet 124 124 0 156 0 Running
14 13 22 Bobby Allison Buick 126 121 5 156 5 Running
15 40 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Buick 118 118 0 155 0 Running
16 28 17 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet 115 115 0 155 0 Running
17 32 48 Trevor Boys Chevrolet 112 112 0 153 0 Running
18 17 6 Connie Saylor Chevrolet 109 109 0 153 0 Running
19 16 4 Mark Martin Oldsmobile 106 106 0 153 0 Running
20 24 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet 103 103 0 152 0 Running
21 6 3 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet 100 100 0 149 0 Running
22 35 24 Cecil Gordon Chrysler 97 97 0 148 0 Running
23 39 64 Tommy Gale Ford 94 94 0 148 0 Running
24 27 41 Ronnie Thomas Pontiac 91 91 0 147 0 Running
25 29 10 Clark Dwyer Chevrolet 88 88 0 147 0 Running
26 4 55 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 90 85 5 145 16 Engine
27 33 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet 82 82 0 128 0 Running
28 9 75 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet 79 79 0 124 0 Running
29 19 1 Lake Speed Chevrolet 76 76 0 115 0 Engine
30 18 7 Kyle Petty Pontiac 73 73 0 112 0 Engine
31 11 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac 70 70 0 102 0 Ignition
32 12 90 Dick Brooks Ford 72 67 5 78 16 Crash
33 30 43 Richard Petty Pontiac 64 64 0 78 0 Crash
34 20 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler 61 61 0 74 0 Engine
35 34 0 Delma Cowart Buick 58 58 0 69 0 Piston
36 38 52 Jimmy Means Buick 55 55 0 69 0 Engine
37 2 98 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet 57 52 5 30 2 Engine
38 22 5 Greg Sacks Chevrolet 49 49 0 19 0 Engine
39 36 39 Blackie Wangerin Ford 46 46 0 9 0 Engine
40 1 28 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet 48 43 5 5 1 Engine