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Race #11 of 31 in the 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Season
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1972 Winston 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 7, 1972 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL
188 L, 500.08 M, 804.828 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 21 David Pearson Purolator '71 Mercury 188 59 running
2 1 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '72 Dodge 188 57 running
3 5 11 Buddy Baker STP '72 Dodge 188 32 running
4 28 28 Fred Lorenzen Lemon Tree Inn '72 Ford 188 4 running
5 3 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Dodge 187 14 running
6 26 18 Joe Frasson Frasson Cement '72 Dodge 186 0 running
7 40 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Porter Ford '72 Mercury 185 0 running
8 44 98 Dick Brooks Truxmore '71 Ford 185 0 running
9 8 79 Frank Warren TIE Factory Outlet '70 Dodge 185 0 running
10 30 72 Benny Parsons Madden Food Systems '71 Mercury 184 0 running
11 33 2 Dave Marcis Marcis Racing '70 Dodge 183 0 running
12 36 57 David Ray Boggs Boggs Body Shop '70 Dodge 182 0 running
13 42 25 Jabe Thomas Nolen's Restaurant '70 Plymouth 182 0 running
14 14 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing '71 Mercury 182 0 running
15 15 8 Ed Negre Negre Racing '70 Dodge 182 0 running
16 11 3 Jimmy Crawford Crawford Racing '72 Plymouth 181 0 crash
17 16 76 Ben Arnold Arnold Racing '71 Ford 180 0 out of gas
18 37 88 Ron Keselowski Lubinski Racing '70 Dodge 179 0 running
19 10 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Mercury 179 0 running
20 17 92 Larry Smith Smith's Garage '71 Ford 178 0 running
21 23 4 John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air '70 Plymouth 178 0 running
22 19 7 Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt '71 Mercury 173 0 running
23 32 00 Bobby Mausgrover American Jetway Corporation '70 Dodge 173 0 running
24 39 64 Elmo Langley Langley Racing '71 Ford 172 0 running
25 43 19 Henley Gray Gray Racing '71 Ford 172 0 running
26 22 47 Raymond Williams Williams Racing '71 Ford 167 0 running
27 18 91 Richard D. Brown McNabb Racing '72 Chevrolet 155 0 throttle
28 6 27 Donnie Allison North Georgia Oil Co. '72 Chevrolet 145 0 engine
29 47 51 Dub Simpson Strong Racing '70 Chevrolet 136 0 windshield
30 49 10 Bill Champion Champion Racing '71 Mercury 132 0 running
31 24 67 Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing '70 Dodge 122 0 engine
32 21 61 Clarence Lovell Bierschwale-Haverlah '71 Ford 121 0 running
33 29 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '71 Ford 112 0 crash
34 46 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing '71 Chevrolet 88 0 axle
35 27 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '72 Chevrolet 87 8 engine
36 12 31 Jim Vandiver Nixon Racing '70 Dodge 83 0 engine
37 13 05 David Sisco McGee Racing '72 Chevrolet 72 0 engine
38 25 95 Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport '71 Mercury 69 0 engine
39 7 97 Red Farmer Humphries Racing '72 Ford 67 0 overheating
40 20 93 Buck Baker Furr Racing '72 Chevrolet 67 0 engine
41 41 33 Wayne Smith Davie Truckers '71 Chevrolet 59 0 rear end
42 38 46 Roy Mayne Hunter's Garage '72 Chevrolet 56 0 engine
43 45 77 Charlie Roberts Sunny King Ford '71 Ford 56 0 engine
44 31 90 Jackie Oliver Truxmore '72 Ford 50 0 engine
45 4 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 34 14 engine
46 35 23 Bill Dennis Nolen's Restaurant '70 Plymouth 23 0 engine
47 48 06 Neil Castles Howard Furniture '70 Dodge 19 0 clutch
48 34 63 Robert Wales Pleasant Grove Union '70 Dodge 13 0 oil leak
49 50 53 Bill Ward Hopper-Crews '72 Ford 10 0 oil leak
50 9 42 Marty Robbins Robbins Racing '72 Dodge 179 0 disqualified
DID NOT QUALIFY

01 Earle Canavan Budget Tapes Plymouth DNQ
9 Ramo Stott 4-Wheel Performance Dodge DNQ
34 Wendell Scott Ford DNQ
58 Robert Brown Chevy DNQ
73 Homer Newland Petre Engineering Chevy DNQ
74 Bill Shirey Wings & Wheels Plymouth DNQ
75 Jimmy Vaughn Dodge DNQ
89 Les Covey Kalico Kitchen Chevy DNQ
96 Richard Childress Childress Enterprises Chevy DNQ
0 George Altheide Dodge DNQ
RACE DATA
Did not start:

Did not qualify:

Time of Race: ???
Starting Lineup Set By: Unknown Methods
Fast Qualifier:
Preliminary Feature Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{PrelimWinners}}}|{{{PrelimWinners}}}]]
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
Qualifier Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{QualWinners}}}|{{{QualWinners}}}]]
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Scramble Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ScrambleWinners}}}|{{{ScrambleWinners}}}]]
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
Fastest Lap: Unknown/Unentered