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1972 Virginia 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 30, 1972 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 500 102 running
2 1 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 493 27 running
3 11 2 Dave Marcis '72 Dodge 487 0 running
4 13 24 Cecil Gordon JetWay Enterprises '71 Mercury 485 0 running
5 9 91 Richard D. Brown Ralph McNabb '72 Chevrolet 479 0 running
6 20 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 478 0 running
7 22 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '70 Ford 477 0 running
8 4 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Ford 470 102 transmission
9 15 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 468 0 running
10 26 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 468 0 running
11 27 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 467 0 running
12 17 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '71 Dodge 464 0 running
13 19 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 462 0 running
14 31 7 Dean Dalton '71 Mercury 461 0 running
15 18 19 Henley Gray '71 Ford 455 0 running
16 34 34 Wendell Scott '71 Ford 436 0 running
17 35 13 Eddie Yarboro '70 Plymouth 425 0 running
18 28 79 Frank Warren '70 Plymouth 410 0 running
19 2 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 407 268 engine
20 14 72 Benny Parsons Madden Food Systems '70 Mercury 344 0 engine
21 36 89 Les Covey Jack Mercer '70 Chevrolet 341 0 running
22 16 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 255 0 rear end
23 5 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Garrett Ford, JetWay Enterprises '72 Mercury 220 1 engine
24 33 77 Charlie Roberts '71 Ford 204 0 engine
25 6 23 Bill Dennis Molen's Restaurant '70 Plymouth 190 0 overheating
26 29 74 Bill Shirey '70 Plymouth 141 0 engine
27 7 67 Buddy Arrington '70 Dodge 118 0 wheel
28 8 6 Charlie Glotzbach Cotton Owens '71 Plymouth 115 0 axle
29 30 96 Richard Childress '72 Chevrolet 81 0 rear end
30 23 8 Ed Negre '70 Dodge 80 0 tie rod
31 25 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 68 0 engine
32 24 51 Jim Vandiver Bill Strong '70 Chevrolet 66 0 wheel
33 12 90 Jimmy Hensley Junie Donlavey '71 Ford 55 0 engine
34 32 26 Earl Brooks '71 Ford 44 0 brakes
35 10 92 Larry Smith Harley Smith '71 Ford 40 0 engine
36 21 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 35 0 ignition
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