OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 400

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

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $33,295

RACE

  • NUMBER: 28
  • NAME: Wilkes 400
  • DATE: 10-01-1972
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 1 / 12

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1972 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 95.816
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 16
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 43 Richard Petty Plymouth STP 0 0 0 400 160 Running 7,200
2 2 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 400 239 Running 4,550
3 1 71 Buddy Baker Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 396 1 Running 3,950
4 6 72 Benny Parsons Mercury L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 392 0 Running 1,475
5 8 28 John Sears Chevrolet Hoss Ellington 0 0 0 388 0 Running 950
6 12 06 Dave Marcis Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 382 0 Running 650
7 5 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 382 0 Running 875
8 14 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 381 0 Running 825
9 19 45 Vic Parsons Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 380 0 Running 800
10 10 47 Raymond Williams Ford Raymond Williams 0 0 0 378 0 Running 795
11 17 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 0 0 376 0 Running 535
12 24 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 375 0 Running 775
13 22 76 Ben Arnold Ford Ben Arnold 0 0 0 371 0 Running 790
14 25 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 370 0 Running 755
15 27 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Dean Dalton 0 0 0 367 0 Running 745
16 13 79 Frank Warren Dodge Frank Warren 0 0 0 359 0 Running 760
17 4 48 James Hylton Ford Pop Kola 0 0 0 351 0 Crash 750
18 7 90 Max Berrier Ford Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 349 0 Engine 740
19 20 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 0 0 349 0 Running 705
20 30 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth Bill Shirey 0 0 0 332 0 Running 420
21 29 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Charlie Roberts 0 0 0 274 0 Engine 660
22 23 37 Ed Negre Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 0 0 167 0 Vibration 425
23 21 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 116 0 Engine 665
24 18 57 David Ray Boggs Dodge David Ray Boggs 0 0 0 99 0 Engine 380
25 16 96 Richard Childress Chevrolet Richard Childress 0 0 0 95 0 Rear end 345
26 15 55 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Hank Richardson 0 0 0 92 0 Transmission 365
27 28 23 Henley Gray Plymouth Don Robertson 0 0 0 81 0 Brakes 330
28 26 92 Larry Smith Ford Harley Smith 0 0 0 69 0 Vibration 320
29 9 8 Ron Keselowski Dodge Roger Lubinski 0 0 0 15 0 Driveshaft 410
30 11 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 0 0 0 6 0 Axle 350