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1972 Wilkes 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 1, 1972 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
400 L, 250 M, 402.4 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 400 160 running
2 2 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 400 239 running
3 1 71 Buddy Baker K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 396 1 running
4 6 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '71 Mercury 392 0 running
5 8 28 John Sears Hoss Ellington '72 Chevrolet 388 0 running
6 12 06 Dave Marcis Neil Castles '72 Plymouth 382 0 running
7 5 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 382 0 running
8 14 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 381 0 running
9 19 45 Vic Parsons Bill Seifert '71 Ford 380 0 running
10 10 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 378 0 running
11 17 67 Buddy Arrington '70 Dodge 376 0 running
12 24 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 375 0 running
13 22 76 Ben Arnold '71 Ford 371 0 running
14 25 10 Bill Champion '71 Ford 370 0 running
15 27 7 Dean Dalton '71 Mercury 367 0 running
16 13 79 Frank Warren '70 Dodge 359 0 running
17 4 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Ford 351 0 crash
18 7 90 Max Berrier Junie Donlavey '71 Ford 349 0 engine
19 20 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 349 0 running
20 30 74 Bill Shirey '70 Plymouth 332 0 running
21 29 77 Charlie Roberts '71 Ford 274 0 engine
22 23 37 Ed Negre Buddy Arrington '70 Dodge 167 0 vibration
23 21 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 116 0 engine
24 18 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 99 0 engine
25 16 96 Richard Childress '72 Chevrolet 95 0 rear end
26 15 55 Tiny Lund Hank Richardson '71 Chevrolet 92 0 transmission
27 28 23 Henley Gray Don Robertson '70 Plymouth 81 0 brakes
28 26 92 Larry Smith Harley Smith '71 Ford 69 0 vibration
29 9 8 Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski '70 Dodge 15 0 driveshaft
30 11 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 6 0 axle
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