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1972 Texas 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on November 12, 1972 at Texas World Speedway in College Station, TX
250 L, 500 M, 804.75 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 250 133 running
2 1 21 A.J. Foyt Purolator '71 Mercury 250 20 running
3 3 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Dodge 250 97 running
4 4 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 249 0 running
5 5 04 Hershel McGriff Beryl Jackson '72 Plymouth 248 0 running
6 8 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '71 Mercury 246 0 running
7 6 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 246 0 running
8 12 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 246 0 running
9 11 28 Cale Yarborough Hoss Ellington '72 Chevrolet 245 0 running
10 10 18 Joe Frasson '72 Dodge 243 0 running
11 14 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Mercury 242 0 running
12 15 2 Dave Marcis '72 Dodge 240 0 running
13 16 45 Ramo Stott Bill Seifert '71 Ford 238 0 running
14 13 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 237 0 running
15 17 76 Ben Arnold '71 Ford 236 0 running
16 27 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 235 0 running
17 21 1 Dick Brooks Bill Champion '71 Ford 232 0 running
18 25 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 232 0 running
19 35 42 Jim Whitt Dean Barnicle '71 Ford 232 0 running
20 38 7 Dean Dalton '71 Mercury 231 0 running
21 24 47 Raymond Williams Jet Way Wax '71 Ford 231 0 running
22 40 98 Rick Newsom '71 Ford 231 0 running
23 34 84 Harry Schilling Thomas Hynes '72 Chevrolet 229 0 running
24 42 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 229 0 running
25 22 8 Ed Negre '70 Dodge 225 0 running
26 9 90 Johnny Rutherford Truxmore '72 Ford 224 0 engine
27 23 05 David Sisco Charlie McGee '72 Chevrolet 221 0 running
28 32 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King '71 Ford 213 0 running
29 33 57 Bill Shirey David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 212 0 running
30 39 5 Mel Larson Doc Faustina '70 Plymouth 209 0 running
31 19 92 Larry Smith Harley Smith '71 Ford 199 0 engine
32 31 3 Paul Feldner '70 Plymouth 198 0 engine
33 26 61 Clarence Lovell Lone Star Special, Bierschwale-Haverlah '71 Ford 196 0 engine
34 18 67 Buddy Arrington '70 Dodge 184 0 engine
35 7 22 Gordon Johncock Crawford Racing '72 Plymouth 182 0 engine
36 30 66 H.B. Bailey Blank & Kalashian '71 Pontiac 106 0 rear end
37 43 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 93 0 suspension
38 41 79 Frank Warren '70 Dodge 92 0 engine
39 44 19 Henley Gray '71 Ford 68 0 engine
40 28 29 Bill Hollar '71 Mercury 64 0 engine
41 20 88 Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski '70 Dodge 38 0 engine
42 29 01 Earle Canavan Buanno Transportation '71 Plymouth 30 0 windshield
43 37 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 16 0 engine
44 36 44 Bill Seifert Giachetti Brothers '71 Mercury 1 0 clutch
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