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Held on February 20, 1972 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
200 L, 500 M, 804.6 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 21 A.J. Foyt Purolator '71 Mercury 200 167 running
2 6 6 Charlie Glotzbach American Brakeblok, Signal Stat '71 Dodge 199 0 running
3 8 31 Jim Vandiver Nixon Racing '70 Dodge 194 0 running
4 33 72 Benny Parsons Carolina 500 '70 Mercury 194 0 running
5 35 48 James Hylton Madden Food Systems '71 Ford 191 0 running
6 16 3 Cale Yarborough Woolco '71 Plymouth 188 0 running
7 23 05 David Sisco DeLong '72 Chevrolet 186 0 running
8 21 25 Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing '70 Plymouth 184 0 running
9 15 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 183 0 running
10 13 23 Vic Elford Nolen's Restaurant '70 Plymouth 182 0 running
11 26 03 Tommy Gale Alray Tires '71 Mercury 182 0 running
12 38 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '71 Ford 181 0 running
13 5 91 Richard D. Brown Dogwood Valley Golf Course '72 Chevrolet 179 0 running
14 37 19 Henley Gray Cayuga Speedway '71 Ford 179 0 running
15 34 0 George Altheide Rossmeyer Dodge '70 Dodge 177 0 running
16 4 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 177 2 running
17 20 76 Ben Arnold Arnold Racing '71 Ford 176 0 running
18 7 79 Frank Warren Talladega 500, SSP '70 Dodge 170 0 engine
19 25 57 David Ray Boggs Sponsor Wanted '70 Dodge 165 0 running
20 27 86 Ed Hessert Jetway Corporation '70 Dodge 107 0 distributor
21 30 44 Larry Dickson Custom Trim Products '71 Ford 103 0 engine
22 9 56 Jim Hurtubise Miller High Life '70 Chevrolet 100 0 engine
23 14 90 Bill Dennis Tecorp 10 Refuse Bodies '72 Ford 85 0 valve
24 19 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '71 Chevrolet 84 0 oil pressure
25 3 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 81 0 valve
26 32 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 80 31 valve
27 12 2 Dave Marcis Marcis Racing '72 Dodge 57 0 engine
28 28 88 Ron Keselowski Messina Trucking '70 Dodge 44 0 piston
29 36 45 Bill Seifert Seifert Racing '71 Ford 44 0 steering
30 18 97 Red Farmer Long-Lewis Ford '72 Ford 32 0 engine
31 17 61 Jimmy Finger Bierschwale-Haverlah Racing '71 Ford 26 0 head gasket
32 22 67 Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing '70 Plymouth 21 0 accident
33 1 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 19 0 engine
34 31 11 Buddy Baker STP '72 Dodge 18 0 accident
35 10 16 Mark Donohue American Motors '72 Matador 18 0 push rod
36 29 30 Walter Ballard Hekimian's Foreign Car Sales '71 Ford 16 0 accident
37 24 9 Ramo Stott Housby Racing '72 Dodge 13 0 oil pressure
38 39 10 Bill Champion Champion Racing '71 Ford 13 0 crank
39 11 24 Cecil Gordon Casa Linda Motel '71 Mercury 11 0 valve
40 40 47 Raymond Williams Jet Way Products '71 Ford 4 0 steering
DID NOT QUALIFY

Doc Faustina DNQ
Neil Castles DNQ
Dean Dalton DNQ
Ed Negre DNQ
Joe Frasson DNQ
Johnny Halford DNQ
Wendell Scott DNQ
Bub Strickler DNQ
Friday Hassler DNQ
G.C. Spencer DNQ
Dave Chase DNQ
Rod Eulenfeld DNQ
Jimmy Crawford DNQ
Ron Grana DNQ
Don Tarr DNQ
Dick Poling DNQ
Dick Beinlich DNQ
Bill Shirey DNQ
Charlie Roberts DNQ
Jackie Oliver DNQ
Phil Finney DNQ
Darwin Sandstrom DNQ
Lem Blankenship DNQ
Dick May DNQ
Bobby Johns DNQ
Les Covey DNQ
Larry Smith DNQ
Verlin Eaker DNQ
Len Blanchard DNQ
LeeRoy Yarbrough DNQ
RACE DATA
Did not start:

Did not qualify:

Time of Race: ???
Starting Lineup Set By: Unknown Methods
Fast Qualifier:
Preliminary Feature Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{PrelimWinners}}}|{{{PrelimWinners}}}]]
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
Qualifier Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{QualWinners}}}|{{{QualWinners}}}]]
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Scramble Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ScrambleWinners}}}|{{{ScrambleWinners}}}]]
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
Fastest Lap: Unknown/Unentered