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1972 Old Dominion 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on September 24, 1972 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 4 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 500 64 running
2 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 500 432 running
3 2 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 498 4 running
4 3 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '70 Dodge 496 0 running
5 7 90 Jimmy Hensley Junie Donlavey '71 Ford 493 0 running
6 11 72 Benny Parsons Pop Kola '71 Mercury 488 0 running
7 18 67 Buddy Arrington '70 Dodge 485 0 running
8 10 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Ford 484 0 running
9 14 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 478 0 running
10 19 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 477 0 running
11 9 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '71 Chevrolet 476 0 running
12 25 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 468 0 running
13 21 47 Raymond Williams JetWay '71 Ford 467 0 running
14 12 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 460 0 running
15 20 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 459 0 transmission
16 24 76 Ben Arnold '71 Ford 457 0 running
17 31 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '72 Plymouth 456 0 running
18 34 8 Ed Negre '70 Dodge 450 0 running
19 28 77 Charlie Roberts '71 Ford 446 0 running
20 23 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 444 0 running
21 29 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 433 0 running
22 36 23 James Cox Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 430 0 running
23 30 19 Henley Gray '71 Ford 369 0 overheating
24 26 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 328 0 engine
25 17 2 Ray Hendrick Dave Marcis '70 Dodge 311 0 crash
26 22 55 Tiny Lund Hank Richardson '71 Chevrolet 272 0 rear end
27 5 28 Fred Lorenzen Lemon Tree Inn '72 Chevrolet 216 0 engine
28 15 7 Dean Dalton '71 Mercury 134 0 overheating
29 13 16 Dave Marcis American Motors '72 Matador 108 0 rear end
30 16 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Bill Seifert '71 Ford 108 0 crash
31 6 17 Bill Dennis Emrick Chevrolet '72 Chevrolet 105 0 crash
32 35 79 Frank Warren '70 Dodge 95 0 rear end
33 27 96 Richard Childress '71 Chevrolet 88 0 rear end
34 32 92 Larry Smith Harley Smith '71 Ford 77 0 engine
35 8 98 Bobby Isaac Junie Donlavey '72 Ford 19 0 overheating
36 33 74 Bill Shirey '70 Plymouth 19 0 overheating
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