Race Results

NASCAR Cup Series

Talladega 500

Talladega Superspeedway

August 6th, 1972

Race #21 of the 1972 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps: 188
  • Miles: 500.1
  • Average Speed: 148.728 mph
  • Cautions: 5
  • Caution Laps: 37
  • Lead Changes: 30
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FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS Laps Led STUS
1 22 48 James Hylton Mercury 0 0 0 188 106 Running
2 14 90 Ramo Stott Ford 0 0 0 188 3 Running
3 5 12 Bobby Allison Chevrolet 0 0 0 183 22 Running
4 27 97 Red Farmer Ford 0 0 0 180 0 Running
5 29 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge 0 0 0 179 0 Running
6 10 76 Ben Arnold Ford 0 0 0 178 0 Running
7 3 43 Richard Petty Dodge 0 0 0 177 4 Running
8 30 19 Henley Gray Ford 0 0 0 175 0 Running
9 19 47 Raymond Williams Ford 0 0 0 173 0 Running
10 47 56 Jim Hurtubise Ford 0 0 0 171 0 Running
11 32 4 John Sears Plymouth 0 0 0 170 0 Running
12 31 7 Dean Dalton Mercury 0 0 0 167 0 Running
13 25 57 David Ray Boggs Dodge 0 0 0 165 0 Running
14 37 64 Elmo Langley Ford 0 0 0 164 0 Running
15 20 30 Walter Ballard Mercury 0 0 0 163 0 Running
16 9 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet 0 0 0 156 0 Running
17 18 05 David Sisco Chevrolet 0 0 0 156 0 Running
18 28 0 George Altheide Dodge 0 0 0 151 0 Running
19 7 9 Pete Hamilton Plymouth 0 0 0 147 7 Engine
20 8 28 Fred Lorenzen Chevrolet 0 0 0 147 0 Suspension
21 40 10 Bill Champion Mercury 0 0 0 146 0 Engine
22 4 11 Buddy Baker Dodge 0 0 0 131 8 Engine
23 13 91 Richard D Brown Chevrolet 0 0 0 127 0 Engine
24 42 61 Clarence Lovell Ford 0 0 0 124 0 Engine
25 26 72 Benny Parsons Mercury 0 0 0 121 0 Engine
26 2 21 David Pearson Mercury 0 0 0 105 12 Ignition
27 23 95 Darrell Waltrip Mercury 0 0 0 99 7 Engine
28 35 03 Tommy Gale Mercury 0 0 0 99 0 Wheel bearing
29 39 83 Paul Tyler Mercury 0 0 0 83 0 Overheating
30 38 23 Mel Larson Plymouth 0 0 0 69 0 Engine
31 41 22 Donnie Allison Plymouth 0 0 0 61 19 Engine
32 50 77 Charlie Roberts Ford 0 0 0 49 0 Transmission
33 15 45 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford 0 0 0 47 0 Engine
34 12 79 Frank Warren Dodge 0 0 0 46 0 Engine
35 33 25 Jabe Thomas Plymouth 0 0 0 43 0 Suspension
36 44 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet 0 0 0 42 0 Engine
37 17 92 Larry Smith Ford 0 0 0 41 0 Engine
38 48 53 Bobby Mausgrover Ford 0 0 0 36 0 Engine
39 46 8 Ed Negre Dodge 0 0 0 35 0 Engine
40 11 73 Dick Brooks Ford 0 0 0 28 0 Clutch
41 6 18 Joe Frasson Dodge 0 0 0 22 0 Crash
42 1 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge 0 0 0 22 0 Crash
43 16 24 Cecil Gordon Mercury 0 0 0 21 0 Crash
44 21 88 Ron Keselowski Dodge 0 0 0 21 0 Crash
45 34 5 Doc Faustina Plymouth 0 0 0 9 0 Clutch
46 43 2 Dave Marcis Dodge 0 0 0 9 0 Engine
47 49 74 Bill Shirey Plymouth 0 0 0 5 0 Ignition
48 24 06 Neil Castles Plymouth 0 0 0 1 0 Engine
49 36 65 Roy Mayne Chevrolet 0 0 0 1 0 Engine
50 45 63 Robert Wales Dodge 0 0 0 1 0 Engine