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1972 Northern 300

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 19 of 31
Sunday, July 16, 1972 at Trenton Speedway, Trenton, NJ
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:57:41
Average speed: 114.03 mph
Pole speed: 133.126 mph
Cautions: 5 for 21 laps
Margin of victory: 1.4 sec
Attendance: 20000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1972 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1972 standings

1 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Richard Howard)'72 Chevrolet2007900running53
2 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge2004825running117
3 343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'72 Plymouth1993800running27
4 790   Fred Lorenzen Junie Donlavey'71 Ford1971475running0
5 824   Cecil Gordon Collins & Aikman   (Cecil Gordon)'71 Mercury1941325running2
61148   James Hylton Pop Kola   (James Hylton)'71 Ford1941050running0
7 692   Larry Smith Harley Smith'71 Ford192765running0
8 472   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'71 Mercury192985running0
92247   Raymond Williams Jet Way Wax   (Raymond Williams)'71 Ford187900running0
101830   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury186875running0
111764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Ford185850running0
12267   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'71 Mercury184775running0
132860   Bob Greeley Daytona Auto Painters   (Bob Greeley)'70 Plymouth182500running0
142177   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'71 Ford182725running0
151525   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth181700running0
162370   J.D. McDuffie With God, You're Always a Winner!   (J.D. McDuffie)'71 Chevrolet180675running0
17128   Ed Negre Ed Negre'70 Dodge179645running0
182596   Richard Childress Richard Childress'71 Chevrolet177385running0
193040   D.K. Ulrich D.K. Ulrich'71 Ford176380running0
203134   Wendell Scott Scott Engineering   (Wendell Scott)'71 Ford171375running0
212779   Frank Warren Frank Warren'70 Dodge169620running0
221657   David Ray Boggs David Ray Boggs'70 Dodge127365oil leak0
231926   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'71 Ford115360running0
24 910   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford107620engine0
25 52   Dave Marcis Cherry Hill Dodge   (Dave Marcis)'70 Dodge104650crash1
263366   Fred Drake Blank & Kalashian   (Vernon Blank)'72 Pontiac93345engine0
271306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'71 Dodge85340fuel pump0
282923   Ed Hessert Don Robertson'70 Plymouth50335crash0
292419   Henley Gray Henley Gray'71 Ford33580engine0
301474   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'70 Plymouth42325disqualified0
31104   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'70 Plymouth15575engine0
322001   Earle Canavan Earle Canavan'71 Plymouth8325oil leak0
333281   A.J. Cox A.J. Cox'71 Dodge2325overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Isaac11818
  Dave Marcis19191
  Cecil Gordon20212
  Bobby Isaac227251
  Bobby Allison738210
  Bobby Isaac8310826
  Richard Petty10913527
  Bobby Allison13615318
  Bobby Isaac15417522
  Bobby Allison17620025