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1972 World 600

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 31
Sunday, May 28, 1972 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:13:04
Average Speed: 142.255 mph
Pole Speed: 158.162 mph
Cautions: 3 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: 23.7 sec
Attendance: 81,500
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1972 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1972 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 611   Buddy Baker STP   (Petty Enterprises)'72 Dodge40022,075running39
2 112   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Richard Howard)'72 Chevrolet40018,950running239
3136   Charlie Glotzbach Ken Wherry's Deluxe Auto Center   (Cotton Owens)'72 Dodge3959,625running0
41472   Benny Parsons Pop Kola   (L.G. DeWitt)'71 Mercury3917,350running0
52645   LeeRoy Yarbrough Bill Seifert'71 Mercury3826,325running0
62292   Larry Smith Harley Smith'72 Ford3814,025running0
72367   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'70 Dodge3783,575running0
81924   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'71 Mercury3763,025running0
91279   Frank Warren Carolina Fire Equipment   (Frank Warren)'70 Dodge3703,050running0
102176   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'71 Ford3672,775running0
113464   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Mercury3622,625running0
122488   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge3602,025running0
133047   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford3592,460running0
143525   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth3562,375running0
152830   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury3512,325running0
162527   Jim Paschal Kmart   (Richard Howard)'72 Chevrolet3381,825engine0
17397   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'71 Mercury3362,175running0
181028   Fred Lorenzen Lemon Tree Inn   (Hoss Ellington)'72 Ford3321,670suspension0
19 943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'72 Dodge3284,230engine0
202048   James Hylton Pop Kola   (James Hylton)'71 Ford3122,025running0
21 518   Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement Co.   (Joe Frasson)'71 Dodge3061,600engine0
221134   Wendell Scott Howard Furniture   (Richard Howard)'71 Chevrolet2831,710engine0
23 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge2744,750engine93
24384   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'70 Plymouth2691,850clutch0
25 221   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'71 Mercury2511,750water hose29
263610   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford2471,730engine0
271861   Clarence Lovell Bierschwale-Haverlah   (Don Bierschwale)'72 Ford2031,220overheating0
28 714   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet1841,235engine0
29312   Ken Rush Dave Marcis'70 Dodge1491,625engine0
302791   Richard D. Brown Ralph McNabb'71 Chevrolet1421,640suspension0
31 816   Dave Marcis American Motors   (Roger Penske)'72 Matador1061,120suspension0
321690   Jackie Oliver Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)'71 Ford1031,575engine0
333270   J.D. McDuffie Ed Carver Auto Parts   (J.D. McDuffie)'71 Chevrolet981,490engine0
341715   Donnie Allison Bud Moore'72 Ford96980heting0
354006   Neil Castles Neil Castles'70 Dodge88895engine0
363773   Dick Brooks Marvin Welty'71 Ford61935transmission0
372933   Wayne Smith Wayne Smith'72 Chevrolet60875transmission0
383357   David Ray Boggs David Ray Boggs'70 Dodge39815engine0
391549   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'70 Plymouth33870oil pan0
40 431   Jim Vandiver Bradford Center   (O.L. Nixon)'70 Dodge11925transmission0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson133
  Bobby Isaac46259
  Bobby Allison63631
  David Pearson64641
  Bobby Allison657814
  Bobby Isaac7910931
  Bobby Allison1101112
  David Pearson11212110
  Bobby Allison1221243
  David Pearson1251273
  Bobby Isaac1281281
  Buddy Baker1291346
  Bobby Allison13519662
  Bobby Isaac1971982
  Bobby Allison19923840
  David Pearson23925012
  Bobby Allison25133383
  Buddy Baker3343341
  Bobby Allison3353351
  Buddy Baker3363361
  Bobby Allison33736933
  Buddy Baker37040031