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1972 Carolina 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 12, 1972 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
492 L, 507.744 M, 817.212 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 492 210 running
2 2 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 491 12 running
3 16 31 Jim Vandiver Englewood Speedway '70 Dodge 491 0 running
4 9 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Everett Ford '71 Ford 477 0 running
5 5 2 Dave Marcis Schwedes Const. Co. '70 Dodge 477 0 running
6 19 48 James Hylton Madden Food Systems '71 Mercury 474 0 running
7 3 72 Benny Parsons Carolina 500 '71 Ford 473 0 running
8 17 67 Buddy Arrington Arrington Garage '70 Dodge 469 0 running
9 8 64 Elmo Langley Woodfield Motors '71 Ford 466 0 running
10 32 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '70 Dodge 463 0 running
11 12 92 Larry Smith DeHart Motor Lines '71 Ford 462 0 running
12 7 18 Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement '70 Dodge 462 0 running
13 14 25 Jabe Thomas Nolen's Restaurant '70 Plymouth 460 0 running
14 27 8 Ed Negre Negre Garage '70 Dodge 459 0 running
15 29 76 Ben Arnold American Jetway '71 Ford 455 0 running
16 13 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 453 0 running
17 24 57 David Ray Boggs Boggs Racing '70 Dodge 444 0 running
18 34 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 442 0 running
19 33 79 Frank Warren A-1 Auto Parts '70 Dodge 441 0 running
20 25 19 Henley Gray Cayuga Speedway '71 Ford 440 0 running
21 21 53 H.B. Bailey Hopper-Crews '72 Ford 439 0 running
22 28 0 George Altheide River Oaks Motors '70 Dodge 438 0 running
23 18 91 Richard D. Brown The Sample House '72 Chevrolet 436 0 running
24 23 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King Motors '71 Ford 430 0 running
25 11 88 Ron Keselowski Messina Trucking '70 Dodge 418 0 running
26 31 24 Cecil Gordon American Jetway '71 Ford 409 0 engine
27 39 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 345 260 engine
28 36 32 Johnny Halford Brooks Racing '70 Plymouth 337 0 engine
29 20 10 Bill Champion Champion Trucks '71 Ford 307 0 crash
30 15 49 G.C. Spencer Spencer Antiques '70 Plymouth 259 0 engine
31 40 74 Bill Shirey Wings & Wheels '70 Plymouth 177 0 clutch
32 38 65 Walter Ballard S&L Enterprises '70 Chevrolet 167 0 rear end
33 37 89 Les Covey Kalico Kitchen '70 Chevrolet 127 0 clutch
34 4 11 Buddy Baker STP '72 Dodge 90 10 engine
35 22 47 Raymond Williams Wheaton VL '71 Ford 85 0 water pump
36 6 93 Buck Baker Furr Engineering '72 Chevrolet 59 0 engine
37 30 96 Richard Childress Childress Enterprises '70 Chevrolet 56 0 engine
38 26 51 Dub Simpson Reliable Plumbing '70 Chevrolet 11 0 engine
39 35 00 Bobby Mausgrover American Jetway '70 Dodge 10 0 ignition
40 10 90 Jackie Oliver Truxmore Truck Body '71 Ford 1 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Eddie Yarboro, Walter Ballard, Wendell Scott, Ronnie Chumley, Roy Mayne, J.D. McDuffie
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