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1972 Delaware 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on September 17, 1972 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE
500 L, 500 M, 804.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 500 350 running
2 4 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 497 1 running
3 9 90 Ramo Stott Junie Donlavey '71 Ford 486 0 running
4 13 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Ford 478 0 running
5 21 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 477 0 running
6 7 76 Ben Arnold '71 Ford 476 0 running
7 16 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 467 0 running
8 18 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 467 0 running
9 37 7 Dean Dalton '71 Mercury 457 0 running
10 27 77 Charlie Roberts '71 Ford 448 0 running
11 3 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 447 115 rear end
12 33 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 446 0 running
13 12 83 Paul Tyler Norris Reed '71 Mercury 441 0 running
14 35 40 D.K. Ulrich '71 Ford 424 0 running
15 24 01 Earle Canavan '71 Plymouth 402 0 engine
16 32 34 Wendell Scott '71 Ford 386 0 running
17 29 8 Ed Negre '70 Dodge 358 0 ignition
18 26 74 Bill Shirey '70 Plymouth 344 0 engine
19 28 19 Henley Gray '71 Ford 344 0 running
20 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 331 34 engine
21 30 89 Les Covey Jack Mercer '70 Chevrolet 330 0 oil leak
22 20 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 299 0 engine
23 14 88 Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski '70 Dodge 294 0 clutch
24 34 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 288 0 engine
25 25 79 Frank Warren '70 Dodge 272 0 engine
26 15 61 Clarence Lovell Bierschwale-Haverlah '71 Ford 267 0 engine
27 8 67 Buddy Arrington '70 Dodge 261 0 engine
28 36 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 182 0 engine
29 38 26 Earl Brooks '71 Ford 163 0 engine
30 23 92 Larry Smith Harley Smith '71 Ford 147 0 engine
31 10 84 Harry Schilling Thomas Hynes '70 Chevrolet 144 0 alternator
32 22 06 Neil Castles '72 Plymouth 126 0 transmission
33 31 96 Richard Childress '71 Chevrolet 111 0 suspension
34 6 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '71 Mercury 92 0 rear end
35 17 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 79 0 engine
36 5 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 73 0 hub
37 11 16 Dave Marcis Roger Penske '72 Matador 70 0 engine
38 19 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 49 0 engine
39 40 45 Bill Seifert '71 Mercury 47 0 steering
40 39 0 George Altheide '70 Dodge 36 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