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1972 Bakersfield 150

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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 23 of 30
Saturday, August 19, 1972 at Bakersfield Speedway, Oildale, CA
150 laps on a 0.250 mile paved track (37.500 miles)

Time of race: 0:41:18
Average speed: 36.319 mph
Pole speed: 61.307 mph
Cautions: 1 for 6 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1972 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1972 standings

1 104   Hershel McGriff Beryl Jackson'70 Plymouth1501450running12487.5
2 488   Sonny Easley Jerry Lankford'69 Ford150950running086.5
3 700   Frank James Jim Calder'72 Chevrolet149580running085.25
4 27   Jack McCoy Ernie Conn'72 Dodge149285running1984.25
5 995   Bob Kauf Paul Stockwell'72 Chevrolet149250running083.25
6 596   Ray Elder Olympia Brewing Co.   (Fred Elder)'71 Dodge148375running082
71537   Chuck Wahl DuWayne Wahl'69 Chevrolet148150running00
8143   John Soares, Jr. John Soares, Jr.'70 Dodge146125running079.5
9 609   Carl Adams Paul Burchard'72 Ford146120running078.5
101284   J.C. Danielsen Jim Danielson'71 Mercury145120running077.25
112282   Ron Gautsche Tognotti's Speed Shop   (Ron Gautsche)'71 Ford139110running074.75
122331   Markey James Tony Oddo'72 Chevrolet138105running073.5
13164   Dick Kranzler Dick Kranzler'72 Chevrolet128100steering070
141301   Pete Torres Pete Torres'69 Ford123100ignition067.75
151978   Bob England Bob England'69 Chevrolet121100clutch00
161191   Johnny Anderson Don Nuzum'69 Chevrolet66100engine051.5
171002   Chuck Bown Mike Ober'72 Plymouth5780brakes048.25
18 838   Jimmy Insolo Roger Paquette'69 Chevrolet3075suspension040.5
191768   Don Simkins Don Simkins'69 Chevrolet2670suspension038.5
202062   Tru Cheek Jess Gillard / Wayne England'72 Chevrolet2470overheating037
21 327   Dick Bown Dick Bown'70 Plymouth1265differential733
221806   Bill Butts Gary Sigman'72 Dodge365oil leak029.75
232147   Sam Stanley Charles Wagoner'71 Ford155suspension028.25
242424   Jack Simpson Mike Mintey'72 Chevrolet150engine027.25

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Willie McNeal14Frances McNealFord
Bob Earnshaw25Drive Inn GarageBob EarnshawDodge
Glenn Francis33L.J. AssociatesBill AndersenChevrolet
Sam Fairchild50Homer WoodsDodge
Bruce Kratt81Lewis Auto PartsEarl KrattDodge

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Hershel McGriff144
  Dick Bown5117
  Hershel McGriff128372
  Jack McCoy8410219
  Hershel McGriff10315048