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Iditarod race recap: 1973

Iditarod highlights from the 1973 race, including winner, Red Lantern winner and other stats. Check back each day leading up to the 2012 Iditarod as we count down the last 40 years of races.

WINNER: Dick Wilmarth from Red Devil

WINNING TIME: 20 days, 49 minutes, 41 seconds

RED LANTERN: John Schultz from Delta Junction

RED LANTERN TIME: 32 days, 5 hours, 19 minutes, 1 seconds

MUSHERS: 35

FINISHERS: 22

ROOKIES: 35

Graphic: 39 years of Iditarod races