OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

CAROLINA 500

Bobby Isaac won the 1972 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Carolina 500 at North Carolina Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Carolina Speedway
  • LOCATION: Rockingham
  • LENGTH: 1.017 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $91,765

RACE

  • NUMBER: 5
  • NAME: Carolina 500
  • DATE: 03-12-1972
  • LAPS / MILES: 492 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 57

WINNER

  • NAME: Bobby Isaac
  • CAR MAKE: 1972 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 113.895
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 13
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 492 210 Running 17,250
2 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth STP 0 0 0 491 12 Running 11,825
3 16 31 Jim Vandiver Dodge O.L. Nixon 0 0 0 491 0 Running 5,550
4 9 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 477 0 Running 6,250
5 5 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Dave Marcis 0 0 0 477 0 Running 3,300
6 19 48 James Hylton Mercury Pop Kola 0 0 0 474 0 Running 2,500
7 3 72 Benny Parsons Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 473 0 Running 2,300
8 17 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 0 0 469 0 Running 1,725
9 8 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 466 0 Running 2,125
10 32 06 Neil Castles Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 463 0 Running 1,925
11 12 92 Larry Smith Ford Harley Smith 0 0 0 462 0 Running 1,350
12 7 18 Joe Frasson Dodge Joe Frasson 0 0 0 462 0 Running 1,325
13 14 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 460 0 Running 1,800
14 27 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 0 0 0 459 0 Running 1,775
15 29 76 Ben Arnold Ford Ben Arnold 0 0 0 455 0 Running 1,275
16 13 4 John Sears Plymouth J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 0 0 453 0 Running 1,725
17 24 57 David Ray Boggs Dodge David Ray Boggs 0 0 0 444 0 Running 1,200
18 34 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Dean Dalton 0 0 0 442 0 Running 1,175
19 33 79 Frank Warren Dodge Frank Warren 0 0 0 441 0 Running 1,650
20 25 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 440 0 Running 1,625
21 21 53 HB Bailey Ford Hopper-Crews 0 0 0 439 0 Running 1,100
22 28 0 George Altheide Dodge George Altheide 0 0 0 438 0 Running 1,075
23 18 91 Richard D Brown Chevrolet Ralph McNabb 0 0 0 436 0 Running 1,050
24 23 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Charlie Roberts 0 0 0 430 0 Running 1,025
25 11 88 Ron Keselowski Dodge Roger Lubinski 0 0 0 418 0 Running 1,000
26 31 24 Cecil Gordon Ford Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 409 0 Engine 1,475
27 39 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 345 260 Engine 2,925
28 36 32 Johnny Halford Plymouth Dick Brooks 0 0 0 337 0 Engine 925
29 20 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 307 0 Crash 1,400
30 15 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 259 0 Engine 900
31 40 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 0 0 177 0 Clutch 870
32 38 65 Walter Ballard Chevrolet Joe Phipps 0 0 0 167 0 Rear end 865
33 37 89 Les Covey Chevrolet Jack Mercer 0 0 0 127 0 Clutch 860
34 4 11 Buddy Baker Dodge STP 0 0 0 90 10 Engine 1,430
35 22 47 Raymond Williams Ford Raymond Williams 0 0 0 85 0 Water pump 850
36 6 93 Buck Baker Chevrolet Harold Furr 0 0 0 59 0 Engine 535
37 30 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet Richard Childress 0 0 0 56 0 Engine 840
38 26 51 Dub Simpson Chevrolet Bill Strong 0 0 0 11 0 Engine 835
39 35 00 Bobby Mausgrover Dodge Bobby Mausgrover 0 0 0 10 0 Ignition 830
40 10 90 Jackie Oliver Ford Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 1 0 Engine 1,325