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Race #3 of 31 in the 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Season
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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 Marcis Racing '70 Dodge 488 0 running
5 4 90 Bill Dennis Donlavey Racing '71 Ford 485 0 running
6 10 48 James Hylton Hylton Racing '70 Dodge 484 0 running
7 5 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '71 Ford 483 0 running
8 9 72 Benny Parsons DeWitt Racing '71 Ford 483 0 running
9 8 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '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 Castles Racing '72 Dodge 458 0 running
12 13 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '71 Chevrolet 451 0 running
13 17 13 Eddie Yarboro Yarboro Racing '70 Plymouth 406 0 running
14 24 91 Richard D. Brown McNabb Racing '72 Chevrolet 402 0 rear end
15 15 79 Frank Warren Warren Racing '70 Plymouth 388 0 running
16 20 80 Phil Finney Finney Racing '72 Chevrolet 321 0 fan belt
17 28 25 Jabe Thomas Robertson Racing '70 Plymouth 263 0 a frame
18 18 57 David Ray Boggs Boggs Racing '70 Dodge 233 0 engine
19 14 45 Bill Seifert Seifert Racing '71 Ford 183 0 transmission
20 12 10 Bill Champion Champion Racing '71 Ford 136 0 rear end
21 30 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '70 Plymouth 130 0 crash
22 19 74 Bill Shirey Shirey Racing '70 Plymouth 126 0 crash
23 16 47 Raymond Williams Williams Racing '71 Ford 82 0 engine
24 29 88 Ron Keselowski Lubinski Racing '70 Dodge 76 0 crash
25 27 7 Dean Dalton Dalton Racing '71 Mercury 72 0 suspension
26 25 51 Dub Simpson Strong Racing '70 Chevrolet 36 0 oil leak
27 23 89 Les Covey Mercer Racing '70 Chevrolet 19 0 engine
28 21 31 Jim Vandiver Nixon Racing '70 Dodge 9 0 transmission
29 22 96 Richard Childress Childress Racing '71 Chevrolet 8 0 oil leak
30 26 8 Ed Negre Negre Racing '70 Chevrolet 7 0 rear end
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