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Held on September 4, 1972 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
367 L, 501.322 M, 806.666 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 367 229 running
2 13 21 David Pearson Purolator Special '71 Mercury 367 123 running
3 3 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Dodge 360 4 running
4 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Lemon Tree Inn '72 Chevrolet 354 0 running
5 18 66 H.B. Bailey Blank & Kalashian, Monk King Co. '71 Pontiac 351 6 running
6 15 67 Buddy Arrington Arrington Automotive '70 Dodge 348 0 running
7 5 16 Dave Marcis AMC Matador '72 Matador 348 0 running
8 16 31 Jim Vandiver Nixon Co. '71 Dodge 343 0 running
9 21 42 Marty Robbins Robbins Enterprises '71 Dodge 339 0 running
10 19 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 337 2 running
11 9 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Mercury 335 0 running
12 28 30 Walter Ballard Heikimian's Cars, Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 328 0 running
13 38 10 Bill Champion Champion Trucking '71 Ford 327 0 running
14 34 8 Ed Negre Negre Wrecker Services '70 Dodge 324 0 running
15 36 0 J.D. McDuffie Altheide Automotive '70 Dodge 318 0 running
16 30 03 Tommy Gale Gale Trucking '71 Mercury 305 0 running
17 33 79 Frank Warren '70 Dodge 286 0 running
18 26 57 David Ray Boggs Boggs Racing '70 Dodge 280 0 oil leak
19 17 49 G.C. Spencer Spencer Antiques '70 Plymouth 258 0 crash
20 27 25 Jabe Thomas Holen's Restaurant '70 Plymouth 249 0 crash
21 31 7 Dean Dalton Sunny King Motors '71 Mercury 245 0 crash
22 32 64 Elmo Langley Woodfield Motors '71 Ford 228 0 crash
23 37 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '72 Plymouth 205 0 engine
24 29 19 Henley Gray Gray's Garage '71 Ford 167 0 engine
25 25 92 Larry Smith Black Label '71 Ford 165 0 crash
26 24 65 Buck Baker Poling Racing '72 Chevrolet 157 0 engine
27 35 13 Eddie Yarboro Rumple Furniture '70 Plymouth 147 0 engine
28 12 24 Cecil Gordon Collins & Aikman '71 Mercury 145 0 crash
29 4 11 Buddy Baker STP '72 Dodge 139 1 crash
30 23 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 138 0 overheating
31 39 83 Paul Tyler Smithville Farms '71 Mercury 135 0 engine
32 6 45 Dick Brooks Porter Ford '71 Mercury 133 2 crash
33 20 61 Clarence Lovell Bierschwale-Haverlah '71 Ford 104 0 engine
34 40 88 Ron Keselowski Messina Trucking '70 Dodge 58 0 engine
35 8 72 Benny Parsons Pop Kola '71 Mercury 43 0 engine
36 22 76 Ben Arnold Speed Engineering '71 Ford 37 0 engine
37 14 18 Joe Frasson Frasson Cement '72 Dodge 34 0 crash
38 11 15 Donnie Allison Moore Engineering '72 Ford 12 0 crash
39 10 90 LeeRoy Yarbrough Truxmore Bodies '71 Ford 12 0 crash
40 7 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 12 0 crash
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Earl Brooks, J.D. McDuffie, Bob Davis
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available