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1972 Southeastern 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 9, 1972 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN
500 L, 266.5 M, 429 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 500 458 running
2 3 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 496 11 running
3 2 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 491 15 running
4 5 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Jarrett Ford '71 Ford 483 0 running
5 7 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 474 0 running
6 6 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 473 16 running
7 12 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 470 0 running
8 14 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Ford 470 0 running
9 11 49 G.C. Spencer '70 Plymouth 466 0 running
10 23 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 462 0 running
11 16 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Ford 451 0 running
12 22 19 Henley Gray '71 Ford 442 0 running
13 17 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 437 0 running
14 27 77 Charlie Roberts '70 Ford 429 0 running
15 30 79 Frank Warren '70 Plymouth 423 0 running
16 21 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 417 0 running
17 9 31 Jim Vandiver O.L. Nixon '70 Dodge 407 0 running
18 28 96 Richard Childress '71 Chevrolet 403 0 running
19 26 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 387 0 ignition
20 10 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 357 0 rear end
21 4 72 Benny Parsons Madden Food Systems '71 Mercury 320 0 engine
22 19 8 Ed Negre '70 Dodge 315 0 engine
23 15 05 David Sisco Charlie McGee '72 Chevrolet 272 0 engine
24 25 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 221 0 transmission
25 29 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 147 0 rear end
26 13 2 Dave Marcis IHRA '70 Dodge 126 0 water pump
27 20 76 Ben Arnold '71 Ford 82 0 vibration
28 8 0 George Altheide '70 Dodge 54 0 engine
29 24 85 Ronnie Daniel '70 Chevrolet 41 0 oil leak
30 18 91 Richard D. Brown Ralph McNabb '72 Chevrolet 32 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Robert Brown, John Utsman, Johnny Halford, Ron Keselowski, Buddy Arrington
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
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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