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
ROOKIES: 35Graphic: 39 years of Iditarod races