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1972 Mason-Dixon 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 13 of 31
Sunday, June 4, 1972 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:12:49
Average Speed: 118.019 mph
Pole Speed: 130.809 mph
Cautions: 3 for 25 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 27,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1972 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1972 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
14 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge4593,250running2
1 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Richard Howard)'72 Chevrolet50014,625running252
24 314   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet280900engine0
2 443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'72 Dodge49910,375running240
6 572   Benny Parsons Pop Kola   (L.G. DeWitt)'71 Mercury4802,175running6
7 648   James Hylton Pop Kola   (James Hylton)'71 Ford4782,000running0
3 745   LeeRoy Yarbrough Porter Ford   (Bill Seifert)'72 Mercury4864,850running0
21 891   Richard D. Brown Ralph McNabb'72 Chevrolet3391,400suspension0
5 94   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'70 Plymouth4842,750running0
81024   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'71 Mercury4771,900running0
341192   Larry Smith Harley Smith'71 Ford47590oil pan0
261276   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'71 Ford1881,275suspension0
171310   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford4551,500running0
161430   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury4561,525running0
31158   Ed Negre Ed Negre'70 Dodge1041,150engine0
101683   Paul Tyler Norris Reed'71 Mercury4661,250engine0
91788   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge4731,300running0
151825   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth4571,550running0
36192   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'70 Dodge301,080oil pump0
402061   Clarence Lovell Bierschwale-Haverlah   (Don Bierschwale)'71 Ford2560crash0
42190   Jackie Oliver Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)'71 Ford4863,550running0
222281   Jim Vandiver A.J. Cox'71 Dodge299875engine0
13237   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'71 Mercury4591,625running0
392419   Henley Gray Henley Gray'71 Ford31,065crash0
352501   Earle Canavan Earle Canavan'71 Plymouth47585clutch0
122677   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'71 Ford4591,650running0
192779   Frank Warren Frank Warren'70 Dodge4451,450running0
382847   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford141,070oil leak0
252964   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Ford2681,300engine0
333057   David Ray Boggs David Ray Boggs'70 Dodge61600engine0
183185   Ronnie Daniel Ronnie Daniel'70 Chevrolet449975running0
113270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'71 Chevrolet4601,700running0
303326   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'71 Ford118675vibration0
233474   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'70 Plymouth287850vibration0
203534   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'71 Ford344925engine0
373696   Richard Childress Richard Childress'71 Chevrolet18575engine0
323723   James Cox Don Robertson'70 Plymouth97625engine0
273853   Dick May Hopper-Crews   (J.C. Crews)'71 Ford173750rear end0
283989   Les Covey Jack Mercer'70 Chevrolet169725rear end0
294006   Neil Castles Richard Rice Travel Trailers   (Neil Castles)'70 Dodge150700ignition0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Isaac122
  Bobby Allison34745
  Richard Petty489043
  Benny Parsons91966
  Richard Petty97210114
  Bobby Allison21129888
  Richard Petty2993046
  Bobby Allison30531410
  Richard Petty3153151
  Bobby Allison3163161
  Richard Petty3173193
  Bobby Allison32034223
  Richard Petty34341573
  Bobby Allison41650085