OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GWYN STALEY 400

Richard Petty won the 1972 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Gwyn Staley 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $33,000

RACE

  • NUMBER: 9
  • NAME: Gwyn Staley 400
  • DATE: 04-23-1972
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 45

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1972 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 86.381
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 17
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 43 Richard Petty Plymouth STP 0 0 0 400 84 Running 6,600
2 2 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 400 79 Running 4,375
3 1 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 400 237 Running 3,950
4 10 48 James Hylton Ford Pop Kola 0 0 0 392 0 Running 1,550
5 5 72 Benny Parsons Mercury L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 392 0 Running 1,200
6 17 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 390 0 Running 900
7 6 2 Dave Marcis Dodge Dave Marcis 0 0 0 390 0 Running 875
8 11 92 Larry Smith Ford Harley Smith 0 0 0 384 0 Running 575
9 19 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 0 0 382 0 Running 805
10 23 4 John Sears Plymouth J. Marvin Mills Heating & Air 0 0 0 381 0 Running 820
11 22 51 Dub Simpson Chevrolet Bill Strong 0 0 0 372 0 Running 560
12 13 47 Raymond Williams Ford Raymond Williams 0 0 0 365 0 Running 525
13 8 06 Neil Castles Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 365 0 Running 790
14 14 91 Richard D Brown Chevrolet Ralph McNabb 0 0 0 364 0 Running 530
15 30 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Dean Dalton 0 0 0 359 0 Running 495
16 29 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Charlie Roberts 0 0 0 357 0 Running 485
17 27 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 354 0 Running 725
18 4 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 354 0 Running 740
19 24 76 Ben Arnold Ford Ben Arnold 0 0 0 352 0 Running 480
20 21 79 Frank Warren Plymouth Frank Warren 0 0 0 347 0 Running 695
21 12 93 Buck Baker Chevrolet Harold Furr 0 0 0 332 0 Running 485
22 20 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 0 0 0 283 0 Ignition 675
23 15 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 256 0 Engine 690
24 18 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 125 0 Crash 655
25 28 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 121 0 Engine 670
26 7 31 Jim Vandiver Dodge O.L. Nixon 0 0 0 111 0 Engine 415
27 26 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet Richard Childress 0 0 0 93 0 Transmission 380
28 9 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 71 0 Engine 620
29 25 13 Eddie Yarboro Plymouth Eddie Yarboro 0 0 0 42 0 Engine 360
30 16 23 Bill Dennis Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 14 0 Vibration 375