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1972 Capital City 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on September 10, 1972 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA
500 L, 375 M, 603.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 500 330 running
2 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 500 168 running
3 2 17 Bill Dennis H.J. Brooking '72 Chevrolet 492 0 running
4 6 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Ford 482 0 running
5 8 2 Dave Marcis '72 Dodge 479 0 running
6 24 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 456 0 running
7 19 76 Ben Arnold '71 Ford 453 0 running
8 29 7 Dean Dalton '71 Mercury 451 0 running
9 30 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 445 0 running
10 15 67 Buddy Arrington '70 Dodge 444 0 running
11 23 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 439 0 running
12 17 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 431 0 running
13 14 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 431 0 running
14 21 19 Henley Gray '71 Ford 425 0 running
15 9 8 Ed Negre '70 Dodge 422 0 running
16 28 13 Eddie Yarboro '70 Plymouth 421 0 running
17 4 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 391 1 crash
18 25 79 Frank Warren '70 Dodge 352 0 rear end
19 12 92 Larry Smith Harley Smith '71 Ford 289 0 engine
20 13 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 200 0 crash
21 7 06 Neil Castles '72 Plymouth 181 0 engine
22 10 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 142 0 engine
23 5 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '71 Mercury 124 0 engine
24 11 90 David Pearson Junie Donlavey '71 Ford 86 1 overheating
25 27 96 Richard Childress '71 Chevrolet 79 0 oil leak
26 20 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 78 0 engine
27 22 77 Charlie Roberts '71 Ford 50 0 crash
28 16 88 Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski '70 Dodge 23 0 driveshaft
29 26 0 George Altheide '70 Dodge 4 0 clutch
30 18 5 J.D. McDuffie Doc Faustina '70 Plymouth 3 0 transmission
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Consi Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ConsiWinners}}}|{{{ConsiWinners}}}]]
Non-Qualifiers Race Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{NonQualWinners}}}|{{{NonQualWinners}}}]]
Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available