Mount Clemens 100

August 18, 1973
100 laps on 0.5 mile paved oval; 50 miles


Mt Clemens, Mich. (NASCAR) -Aug. 18:  Big Tiny Lund took the lead in the Grand National East point standings from defending champion Neil Castles by winning the Mt. Clemens 100 at Mt. Clemens, Speedway.

Lund, driving a Camaro, battled Bruce Gould throughout the entire race. Gould won the pole position in his Ford and led the first  92 laps of the 100-lapper before the Cross, S.C. veteran was able to pass him and take the victory.

Coming in third was Jeff Faber in a Camero and Ron Hutcherson was fourth in his Ford. Castles finished 11th in his Howard Furniture Dodge.
Fin St Driver # Owner Car Laps Money Status Laps Led
   Tiny Lund   93  Toy Bolton  1973 Chevrolet Camaro  100   900   Running    8
 1   Bruce Gould  68 Stricker Racing  1971 Ford  100   620   Running  92 
   Jeff Faber   9  Faber Racing  1973 Chevrolet Camaro  100   460   Running   0
   Ron Hutcherson   29  Ron Hutcherson  1971 Ford  100  435   Running    0
   Dave Dayton   87  Dave Dayton  1972 Chevrolet  100  255    Running     0
   Bill Clemens   37 Clemens Racing  1973 AMC Javelin   99  250   Running   0
   N.D. Copley  62 Copley Racing  1973 Ford    99  195      Running     0
   Wayne Andrews  97 Jack St Clair  1970 Ford Mustang    99  200     Running   0
   A. Arnold  7 A Arnold  1973 Chevrolet Camaro    98  180     Running   0
10     Wayne Watercutter  77 Wayne Watercutter  1972 Chevrolet    97  150     Running   0
11     Neil Castles  06 Neil Castles  1970 Dodge    97  330     Running   0
12     Bill Jackson  55 Jackson Racing  1973 Chevrolet Camaro    95  125     Running   0
13     Ed Tearman  187 Dave Dayton  1973 Chevrolet Camaro    95  125     Running   0
14     Larry Geiger  05 Larry Geiger  1971 Mercury    86  100     Running   0
15     Bobby Fleming  54 Fleming Racing  1973 Chevrolet Camaro    74  200     Sway Bar   0
16     Iggy Katona  30 Katona Racing  1971 Dodge    55  100     Wrecked   0
17     Wayne Trinkle  96 Wayne Trinkle  1973 Chevrolet    49  110   Oil Pressure   0
18     Ernie Shaw  17 Ernie Shaw  1973 Ford Mustang    49  200     Wrecked   0
19     Bob Bassett  09 Bassett Racing  1973 Chevrolet Camaro    48  125     Wrecked   0
20     Bob Thomas  4 Thomas Enterprises  1973 Chevrolet Camaro    48  115     Wrecked   0
21     Jerry Hufflin  37x Kent Cothran  1973 Chevrolet Camaro    45  200     Rear End   0
22     Dean Dalton  51 Strong Racing  1972 Dodge     200    Overheating   0
23     Virgil Barbe  0 Barbe Racing  1972 Chevrolet    22  100     Fuel Pump   0
24     Tom Culbertson  83 Culbertson Racing  1971 Ford    2  100     Rear End   0

Pole Speed: Bruce Gould, 1971 Ford 77.854 mph (23.12 seconds)
3 cautions for 18 laps - Red Flag on Lap 55 for 30 minutes
Race Purse: $ 5,775
 

 

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