1973 Riverside NASCAR Race 1 in NASCAR at the Riverside circuit. Full information

1973 Riverside NASCAR

1973 Riverside NASCAR is 1075th NASCAR race. Passed at the Riverside circuit. Mark Donohue won the pole position and this race. Bobby Allison and Ray Elder also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 191 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1972 Texas NASCAR
Next race: 1973 Daytona 500
Race Start: 21st January 1973

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1973 Riverside NASCAR

1st victory for the Penske Racing team
1st victory for the Mark Donohue
1st podium for the Mark Donohue
113th podium for the Bobby Allison
4th podium for the Ray Elder

1973 Riverside NASCAR results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mark Donohue AMC Matador, #16 0 4h 48m 33s 0 Penske Racing
2 Bobby Allison Chevrolet ?? 1973, #12 0 Bobby Allison
3 Ray Elder Dodge ?? 1972, #96 0 Fred Elder
4 Bobby Unser Ford ?? 1972, #41 0 Holman-Moody Racing
5 Jimmy Insolo Chevrolet ?? 1972, #38 0 Roger Paquette
6 Jack McCoy Dodge ?? 1972, #7 0 Ernie Conn
7 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1971, #64 0 Elmo Langley
8 Richard White Ford ?? 1971, #24 0 Dean Barnicle
9 J.C. Danielsen Mercury ?? 1971, #84 0 Louis Nissen
10 Henley Gray Mercury ?? 1971, #19 0 Henley Gray
11 Charlie Roberts Ford ?? 1971, #77 0 Charlie Roberts
12 James Hylton Mercury ?? 1971, #48 0 James Hylton
13 Carl Adams Ford ?? 1971, #9 0 Richard Mummert
14 Benny Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1972, #72 0 L.G. DeWitt
15 Gerald Thompson Pontiac ?? 1973, #69 0
16 Bill Champion Ford ?? 1971, #10 0 Bill Champion
17 Dick Bown Dodge ?? 1973, #2 0 Mike Ober
18 Jim Whitt Chevrolet ?? 1972, #60 0 Jim Whitt
19 Walter Ballard Plymouth ?? 1972, #30 0 Vic Ballard
20 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet ?? 1973, #24 0 Cecil Gordon
21 Richard Petty Dodge ?? 1973, #43 0 Petty Enterprises
22 David Pearson Mercury ?? 1971, #21 0 Wood Brothers
23 Hershel McGriff Plymouth ?? 1972, #4 0 Beryl Jackson
24 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet ?? 1972, #11 0 Richard Howard
25 Sonny Easley Ford ?? 1972, #68 0 Jerry Lankford
26 John Soares, Jr. Dodge ?? 1972, #3 0 J.A. Delvecchio
27 Bobby Isaac Ford ?? 1972, #15 0 Bud Moore
28 Johnny Anderson Chevrolet ?? 1972, #91 0 Don Nuzum
29 Chuck Bown Dodge ?? 1972, #3 0 Dick Bown
30 John Hren Chevrolet ?? 1972, #46 0 Roger Bracken
31 Glenn Francis Chevrolet ?? 1972, #33 0 Trent Francis
32 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet ?? 1971, #70 0 J.D. McDuffie
33 Carl Joiner Chevrolet ?? 1972, #26 0 Dean Thorne
34 Harry Jefferson Ford ?? 1971, #97 0 George Jefferson
35 Buddy Baker Dodge ?? 1972, #71 0 Nord Krauskopf
36 Hugh Pearson Chevrolet ?? 1972, #78 0 Hugh Pearson
37 Bob Kauf Chevrolet ?? 1972, #95 0 Paul Stockwell
38 Clem Proctor Ford ?? 1972, #1 0 Carl Dane
39 Jerry Grant Chevrolet ?? 1972, #79 0
40 Dave Marcis Dodge ?? 1970, #2 0 Dave Marcis

Qualifying Results for the 1973 Riverside NASCAR on the Riverside circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 David Pearson Mercury ?? 1971, #21 Wood Brothers
1 Mark Donohue AMC Matador, #16 0 Penske Racing
2 Bobby Allison Chevrolet ?? 1973, #12 Bobby Allison
3 Hershel McGriff Plymouth ?? 1972, #4 Beryl Jackson
5 Richard Petty Dodge ?? 1973, #43 Petty Enterprises
6 Bobby Isaac Ford ?? 1972, #15 Bud Moore
7 Bobby Unser Ford ?? 1972, #41 Holman-Moody Racing
8 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet ?? 1972, #11 Richard Howard
9 Buddy Baker Dodge ?? 1972, #71 Nord Krauskopf
10 Benny Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1972, #72 L.G. DeWitt
11 Ray Elder Dodge ?? 1972, #96 Fred Elder
12 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet ?? 1973, #24 Cecil Gordon
13 James Hylton Mercury ?? 1971, #48 James Hylton
14 Dick Bown Dodge ?? 1973, #2 Mike Ober
15 Sonny Easley Ford ?? 1972, #68 Jerry Lankford
16 Gerald Thompson Pontiac ?? 1973, #69
17 John Soares, Jr. Dodge ?? 1972, #3 J.A. Delvecchio
18 Jimmy Insolo Chevrolet ?? 1972, #38 Roger Paquette
19 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1971, #64 Elmo Langley
20 Jack McCoy Dodge ?? 1972, #7 Ernie Conn
21 Harry Jefferson Ford ?? 1971, #97 George Jefferson
22 Henley Gray Mercury ?? 1971, #19 Henley Gray
23 Clem Proctor Ford ?? 1972, #1 Carl Dane
24 Richard White Ford ?? 1971, #24 Dean Barnicle
25 Chuck Bown Dodge ?? 1972, #3 Dick Bown
26 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet ?? 1971, #70 J.D. McDuffie
27 Jim Whitt Chevrolet ?? 1972, #60 Jim Whitt
28 Bill Champion Ford ?? 1971, #10 Bill Champion
29 Dave Marcis Dodge ?? 1970, #2 Dave Marcis
30 Carl Adams Ford ?? 1971, #9 Richard Mummert
31 Jerry Grant Chevrolet ?? 1972, #79
32 Bob Kauf Chevrolet ?? 1972, #95 Paul Stockwell
33 Carl Joiner Chevrolet ?? 1972, #26 Dean Thorne
34 Walter Ballard Plymouth ?? 1972, #30 Vic Ballard
35 Johnny Anderson Chevrolet ?? 1972, #91 Don Nuzum
36 Hugh Pearson Chevrolet ?? 1972, #78 Hugh Pearson
37 Glenn Francis Chevrolet ?? 1972, #33 Trent Francis
38 J.C. Danielsen Mercury ?? 1971, #84 Louis Nissen
39 John Hren Chevrolet ?? 1972, #46 Roger Bracken
40 Charlie Roberts Ford ?? 1971, #77 Charlie Roberts

List of all cars for the 1973 Riverside NASCAR on the Riverside circuit