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1972 Richmond 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on February 27, 1972 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA
500 L, 375 M, 603.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 500 219 running
2 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 499 240 running
3 2 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 493 41 running
4 7 2 Dave Marcis '70 Dodge 488 0 running
5 4 90 Bill Dennis Junie Donlavey '71 Ford 485 0 running
6 10 48 James Hylton '70 Dodge 484 0 running
7 5 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 483 0 running
8 9 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '71 Ford 483 0 running
9 8 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 478 0 running
10 11 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Dodge 468 0 running
11 6 06 Neil Castles '72 Dodge 458 0 running
12 13 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 451 0 running
13 17 13 Eddie Yarboro '70 Plymouth 406 0 running
14 24 91 Richard D. Brown Ralph McNabb '72 Chevrolet 402 0 rear end
15 15 79 Frank Warren '70 Plymouth 388 0 running
16 20 80 Phil Finney Wallace Finney '72 Chevrolet 321 0 fan belt
17 28 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 263 0 a frame
18 18 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 233 0 engine
19 14 45 Bill Seifert '71 Ford 183 0 transmission
20 12 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 136 0 rear end
21 30 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '70 Plymouth 130 0 crash
22 19 74 Bill Shirey '70 Plymouth 126 0 crash
23 16 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 82 0 engine
24 29 88 Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski '70 Dodge 76 0 crash
25 27 7 Dean Dalton '71 Mercury 72 0 suspension
26 25 51 Dub Simpson Bill Strong '70 Chevrolet 36 0 oil leak
27 23 89 Les Covey Jack Mercer '70 Chevrolet 19 0 engine
28 21 31 Jim Vandiver O.L. Nixon '70 Dodge 9 0 transmission
29 22 96 Richard Childress '71 Chevrolet 8 0 oil leak
30 26 8 Ed Negre '70 Chevrolet 7 0 rear end
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