1972 Winston Western 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Winston West Series.jpg
Held on January 23, 1972 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
149 L, 372.5 M, 599.427 KM - Shortened by Fog

RESULTS
Note: 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Series drivers denoted in white rows, 1972 NASCAR Winston West Series in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 43 Richard Petty STP '72 Plymouth 149 39 running
2 16 12 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola '72 Chevrolet 149 102 running
3 9 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '71 Dodge 146 0 running
4 4 96 Ray Elder Fred Elder '72 Dodge 146 0 running
5 6 04 Hershel McGriff Beryl Jackson '70 Plymouth 145 0 running
6 12 32 Kevin Terris Dean Barnicle '72 Plymouth 141 0 running
7 10 48 James Hylton Pop Kola '69 Ford 141 0 running
8 11 64 Elmo Langley '71 Ford 139 0 running
9 7 39 Friday Hassler '70 Chevrolet 137 0 running
10 13 24 Cecil Gordon '71 Mercury 137 0 running
11 25 3 John Soares, Jr. '71 Dodge 136 0 running
12 40 26 Carl Joiner Dean Thorne '72 Chevrolet 135 0 running
13 5 02 Dick Bown Mike Ober '72 Plymouth 134 0 running
14 20 30 Walter Ballard Ballard Racing '71 Ford 132 0 running
15 33 47 Raymond Williams '71 Ford 132 0 running
16 21 88 Don Noel '71 Dodge 132 0 running
17 38 77 Charlie Roberts '71 Ford 131 0 running
18 34 70 J.D. McDuffie '71 Chevrolet 128 0 running
19 26 91 Johnny Anderson Don Nuzum '72 Chevrolet 126 0 running
20 36 07 Ivan Baldwin '69 Chevrolet 123 0 running
21 28 19 Henley Gray '69 Ford 122 0 running
22 27 6 Jerry Oliver Coz Concilla '72 Oldsmobile 122 0 running
23 29 4 Dick Kranzler '72 Chevrolet 119 0 running
24 15 42 Larry Esau '72 Chevrolet 118 0 running
25 14 00 Frank James Jim Calder '72 Chevrolet 115 0 fan blade
26 31 15 David Pearson Bud Moore '72 Ford 112 0 radiator
27 23 8 Ed Negre '69 Ford 107 0 engine
28 1 21 A.J. Foyt Purolator '71 Mercury 107 8 transmission
29 18 79 Frank Warren '71 Dodge 102 0 running
30 35 61 Jim Danielson '71 Mercury 98 0 brakes
31 32 57 David Ray Boggs '70 Dodge 94 0 rear end
32 22 27 Chuck Bown Dick Bown '70 Plymouth 88 0 crash
33 24 75 Paul Dorrity Glen Dorrity '72 Chevrolet 78 0 ignition
34 30 88 Ron Keselowski Roger Lubinski '71 Dodge 60 0 engine
35 37 82 Ron Gautsche '71 Ford 55 0 oil pressure
36 19 7 Jack McCoy Ernie Conn '72 Dodge 37 0 ignition
37 39 06 Neil Castles '71 Dodge 35 0 suspension
38 17 18 Joe Frasson '70 Dodge 30 0 engine
39 3 16 Mark Donohue Roger Penske '72 Matador 13 0 rear end
40 8 72 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt '71 Ford 13 0 crash
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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