OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GOLDEN STATE 400

Ray Elder won the 1972 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Golden State 400 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.620 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $69,000

RACE

  • NUMBER: 15
  • NAME: Golden State 400
  • DATE: 06-18-1972
  • LAPS / MILES: 153 / 401
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 11

WINNER

  • NAME: Ray Elder
  • CAR MAKE: 1971 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 98.761
  • START POSITION: 7th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 7 96 Ray Elder Dodge Fred Elder 0 0 0 153 47 Running 12,375
2 8 72 Benny Parsons Mercury L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 152 0 Running 6,850
3 6 16 Donnie Allison Matador Roger Penske 0 0 0 150 0 Running 4,025
4 12 48 James Hylton Ford Pop Kola 0 0 0 149 0 Running 3,300
5 22 26 Carl Joiner Chevrolet Dean Thorne 0 0 0 148 0 Running 2,150
6 3 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet Coca-Cola 0 0 0 147 2 Running 3,550
7 18 09 Carl Adams Ford Paul Burchard 0 0 0 146 0 Running 1,325
8 13 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury Cecil Gordon 0 0 0 145 0 Running 1,725
9 19 00 Frank James Chevrolet Jim Calder 0 0 0 144 0 Running 1,125
10 16 64 Dick May Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 141 0 Running 1,525
11 29 77 Charlie Roberts Ford Charlie Roberts 0 0 0 141 0 Running 1,500
12 4 04 Hershel McGriff Plymouth Beryl Jackson 0 0 0 141 3 Running 975
13 5 02 Dick Bown Plymouth Mike Ober 0 0 0 141 0 Running 950
14 9 27 Chuck Bown Plymouth Dick Bown 0 0 0 138 0 Suspension 925
15 35 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 136 0 Running 1,400
16 20 4 Dick Kranzler Chevrolet Dick Kranzler 0 0 0 135 0 Running 875
17 15 32 Kevin Terris Plymouth Dean Barnicle 0 0 0 133 0 Running 855
18 33 15 Paul Dorrity Chevrolet Glen Dorrity 0 0 0 130 0 Engine 845
19 10 38 Jimmy Insolo Chevrolet Roger Paquette 0 0 0 130 0 Running 835
20 23 06 Bill Butts Dodge Gary Sigman 0 0 0 128 0 Running 840
21 2 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 109 16 Transmission 2,875
22 28 7 Dean Dalton Mercury Dean Dalton 0 0 0 102 0 Transmission 1,285
23 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth STP 0 0 0 96 85 Engine 3,295
24 24 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 87 0 Running 1,255
25 38 30 Walter Ballard Mercury Ballard Racing 0 0 0 69 0 Transmission 1,240
26 25 6 Ray Johnstone Oldsmobile Coz Concilla 0 0 0 62 0 Engine 725
27 17 91 Johnny Anderson Chevrolet Don Nuzum 0 0 0 47 0 Engine 715
28 31 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 46 0 Transmission 1,205
29 39 46 John Hren Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 45 0 Engine 720
30 14 78 Clem Proctor Oldsmobile Clem Proctor 0 0 0 37 0 Engine 685
31 36 86 Sonny Easley Chevrolet Charles Heckert 0 0 0 35 0 Ignition 670
32 21 9 Dick Guldstrand Chevrolet Dick Gulstrand 0 0 0 28 0 Engine 740
33 11 73 Dick Brooks Ford Marvin Welty 0 0 0 21 0 Transmission 660
34 26 47 Sam Stanley Ford -- 0 0 0 17 0 Engine 655
35 32 3 John Soares Jr Dodge John Soares, Jr. 0 0 0 15 0 Engine 650
36 30 62 Tru Cheek Ford -- 0 0 0 12 0 Engine 645
37 37 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 0 0 0 6 0 Suspension 1,140
38 27 7 Jack McCoy Dodge Ernie Conn 0 0 0 5 0 Engine 635
39 40 95 Bob Kauf Chevrolet Paul Stockwell 0 0 0 4 0 Oil line 630
40 34 31 Mike James Chevrolet Tony Oddo 0 0 0 1 0 Engine 625