1972 National 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 8, 1972 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
334 L, 501 M, 806.276 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 4 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 334 192 running
2 2 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 334 115 running
3 1 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 332 7 running
4 3 41 A.J. Foyt Purolator '71 Mercury 332 8 running
5 26 90 Butch Hartman Truck Equipment '72 Ford 326 0 running
6 21 95 Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport '71 Mercury 322 0 running
7 15 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Mercury 322 0 running
8 20 67 Buddy Arrington Kentucky Fried Chicken '70 Dodge 320 0 running
9 7 18 Joe Frasson Frasson Cement '72 Dodge 319 0 running
10 8 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Dodge 318 1 crash
11 39 92 Larry Smith Black Label '71 Ford 317 0 running
12 29 88 Ron Keselowski Pizza Hut '70 Dodge 310 0 running
13 40 47 Raymond Williams American Jetway '72 Ford 310 0 running
14 23 76 Ben Arnold Fact-O-Bake '71 Ford 310 0 running
15 22 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '72 Plymouth 309 0 running
16 17 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 306 0 running
17 10 24 Cecil Gordon Collins & Aikman '71 Mercury 305 0 running
18 42 10 Bill Champion Champion Trucking '71 Mercury 305 0 running
19 16 30 Walter Ballard Alexander Automotive '71 Mercury 304 0 running
20 32 83 David Ray Boggs Smithville Farms '71 Mercury 304 0 running
21 41 79 Frank Warren SSP Ignition '70 Dodge 301 0 running
22 44 19 Henley Gray Gray's Garage '71 Ford 298 0 running
23 30 03 Tommy Gale Gale Trucking '71 Mercury 297 0 running
24 35 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 271 0 running
25 12 15 Donnie Allison Moore Engineering '72 Ford 266 0 battery
26 14 16 Dave Marcis American Motors '72 Matador 246 0 engine
27 19 2 Roger McCluskey Marcis Auto Racing '72 Dodge 241 0 engine
28 5 27 Bobby Isaac Minolta Cameras '71 Chevrolet 224 11 engine
29 25 17 Bill Dennis Emrick Motors '71 Chevrolet 219 0 engine
30 31 04 Harry Schilling Spindrift Marina '72 Chevrolet 214 0 handling
31 34 01 Earle Canavan Buanno Transport '71 Chevrolet 213 0 transmission
32 11 9 Pete Hamilton Housby Racing '72 Plymouth 205 0 crash
33 37 31 Jim Vandiver Nixon Construction '71 Dodge 193 0 engine
34 13 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 119 0 engine
35 33 64 Elmo Langley Billy The Kid '71 Ford 103 0 engine
36 27 0 G.C. Spencer Altheide Racing '70 Dodge 95 0 steering
37 36 05 Jabe Thomas McGee Automotive '72 Chevrolet 94 0 steering
38 9 72 Benny Parsons Pop Kola '71 Mercury 88 0 engine
39 6 28 Cale Yarborough Lemon Tree Inn '72 Chevrolet 82 0 steering
40 38 45 Dick Brooks Porter Motors '71 Mercury 81 0 ignition
41 18 98 Richard D. Brown Truck Equipment Co. '71 Ford 48 0 steering
42 24 22 Gordon Johncock Eastern Airlines, Crawford Racing '72 Plymouth 44 0 brakes
43 28 99 Bobby Unser Nichels Engineering '72 Chevrolet 8 0 engine
44 43 8 Ed Negre Negre Wrecking '70 Dodge 8 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available