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1972 Volunteer 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 31
Sunday, July 9, 1972 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:50:28
Average speed: 92.735 mph
Pole speed: 107.279 mph
Cautions: 5 for 30 laps
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 22000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1972 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1972 standings

1 112   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Richard Howard)'72 Chevrolet5008400running445
2 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'72 Plymouth4975700running51
3 62   Dave Marcis Dave Marcis'70 Dodge4892775running0
4 572   Benny Parsons Pop Kola   (L.G. DeWitt)'71 Mercury4771750running0
52070   J.D. McDuffie Pepsi / Johnson City Sheraton   (Don Tarr)'70 Dodge4661300running0
6104   John Sears J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air   (J. Marvin Mills)'70 Plymouth4641085running0
72947   Raymond Williams Raymond Williams'71 Ford4611035running0
8 424   Cecil Gordon Collins & Aikman   (Cecil Gordon)'71 Mercury459960running0
91930   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'71 Mercury458885running0
101876   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'71 Ford457860running0
113064   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'71 Ford456720running0
121248   James Hylton Pop Kola   (James Hylton)'70 Ford454835running0
131610   Bill Champion Bill Champion'71 Ford446800running0
142677   Charlie Roberts Charlie Roberts'71 Ford442790running0
151425   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'70 Plymouth430805throttle0
162119   Henley Gray Henley Gray'71 Ford413770running0
17228   Ed Negre Ed Negre'70 Dodge358760overheating0
181171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'72 Dodge3452060rear end0
19 345   LeeRoy Yarbrough Porter Ford   (Bill Seifert)'71 Ford293765engine4
20287   Dean Dalton Dean Dalton'71 Mercury289770engine0
211758   Robert Brown Allan Brown'72 Chevrolet287465suspension0
22 914   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'72 Chevrolet277455throttle0
232457   David Ray Boggs David Ray Boggs'70 Dodge217445driveshaft0
242305   David Sisco Charlie McGee'72 Chevrolet78435engine0
252732   Johnny Halford Dick Brooks'70 Plymouth60425overheating0
262596   Richard Childress Richard Childress'71 Chevrolet43420engine0
27 788   Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski'70 Dodge42410suspension0
281549   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'70 Plymouth33400engine0
291379   Frank Warren Frank Warren'70 Dodge27665rear end0
30 891   Richard D. Brown Jim Pinnix Homes   (Ralph McNabb)'72 Chevrolet16630crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Allison1142142
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1431464
  Bobby Allison14715913
  Richard Petty16021051
  Bobby Allison211500290