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1972 Lone Star 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 31
Sunday, June 25, 1972 at Texas World Speedway, College Station, TX
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:28:04
Average speed: 144.185 mph
Pole speed: 169.412 mph
Cautions: 3 for 26 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 26000
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1972 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1972 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'72 Dodge25016245running186
2 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Richard Howard)'72 Chevrolet2498670running10
32114   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet2445045running0
4 572   Benny Parsons Pop Kola   (L.G. DeWitt)'71 Mercury2444355running0
5 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge2445400running52
62248   James Hylton Pop Kola   (James Hylton)'70 Ford2423070running0
7 792   Larry Smith DeHart Motor Lines   (Harley Smith)'71 Ford2412060running0
81176   Ben Arnold Jack Johnson Ford   (Ben Arnold)'71 Ford2322040running0
9397   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'71 Mercury2321670running0
101510   Bill Champion Champion Truck / Revell   (Bill Champion)'71 Ford2311440running0
111366   H.B. Bailey Blank & Kalashian   (Vernon Blank)'71 Pontiac230890running0
123855   Tiny Lund Vaughn High Speed   (Hank Richardson)'72 Chevrolet2291045running0
13 92   Dave Marcis AMA Fiberglass   (Dave Marcis)'72 Dodge2261300running0
141647   Raymond Williams Jet Way Car Products   (Raymond Williams)'71 Ford2261355running0
15 824   Cecil Gordon Carlinson / Apeman   (Cecil Gordon)'71 Mercury2261230running0
163125   Jabe Thomas Nolen's Restaurant   (Don Robertson)'70 Plymouth2251290running0
173077   Charlie Roberts Sunny King   (Charlie Roberts)'71 Ford2221330running0
183356   Paul Jett Handy Andy Supermarkets   (Paul Jett)'72 Ford220680running0
191261   Clarence Lovell Lone Star Special / Bierschwale-Haverlah   (Don Bierschwale)'71 Ford218695engine0
204053   Dick May Sabre Inn   (J.C. Crews)'70 Plymouth217810running0
21414   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'70 Plymouth2171330running0
223789   Les Covey Mechanical Kitchen   (Jack Mercer)'70 Chevrolet207760running0
232879   Frank Warren Sabre Inn   (Frank Warren)'70 Dodge2071275running0
24 418   Joe Frasson Joe Frasson'72 Dodge200715engine2
254435   Ronnie Chumley Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet200645running0
262932   Jim Whitt Monaco Oil   (Dean Barnicle)'71 Ford197750running0
273470   J.D. McDuffie Ed Carter Auto Parts   (J.D. McDuffie)'71 Chevrolet1931260windshield0
28188   Ed Negre Ed Negre'70 Dodge1921230engine0
293264   Elmo Langley Henry Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'71 Ford1861225running0
302757   David Ray Boggs Weary's Deluxe Auto Center   (David Ray Boggs)'70 Dodge155735crash0
311996   Richard Childress Richard Childress'71 Chevrolet144715crash0
323534   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'71 Ford143710crash0
332630   Walter Ballard Hightman   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury1381265engine0
34205   Doc Faustina Doc Faustina'70 Plymouth126700engine0
352573   Dick Brooks J & W Trailers   (Marvin Welty)'72 Ford114730engine0
362390   Jackie Oliver Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford831135engine0
371406   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'70 Dodge82805engine0
383640   D.K. Ulrich A-1 Auto Parts   (D.K. Ulrich)'71 Ford81680engine0
394219   Henley Gray Henley Gray'71 Ford721200engine0
401042   Marty Robbins Marty Robbins'71 Dodge56595engine0
41 645   LeeRoy Yarbrough Porter Ford   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford521115engine0
424391   Johnny Anderson Don Nuzum'72 Chevrolet28585engine0
432488   Ron Keselowski Messina Trucking   (Roger Lubinski)'70 Dodge28590fuel pump0
441774   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'70 Dodge14550engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty144
  Bobby Isaac53935
  Richard Petty40423
  Bobby Allison43431
  Joe Frasson44441
  Bobby Isaac45539
  Richard Petty54618
  Joe Frasson62621
  Bobby Isaac63642
  Bobby Allison65739
  Richard Petty7410835
  Bobby Isaac1091091
  Richard Petty11014031
  Bobby Isaac1411411
  Richard Petty14215716
  Bobby Isaac1581614
  Richard Petty16225089