NASCAR announced that the 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup season would consist of only 31 races. All the short-track 100- and 125-milers were eliminated from the Winston Cup series. See the chart below to get the results of all 31 of the races in the 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup campaign.

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Richard Petty accepts the pole-position trophy prior to the June 25, 1972 Lone Star 500 at Texas World Speedway.
Richard Petty accepts the pole-position trophy prior
to the June 25, 1972, Lone Star 500 at Texas
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Number Date Site Race Winner Car Speed
1
1/23/72
Riverside, CA
Richard Petty
Plymouth
104.016
2 2/20/72
Daytona Beach, FL
A.J. Foyt
Mercury
161.550
3 2/27/72
Richmond, VA
Richard Petty
Plymouth
76.258
4 3/05/72
Ontario, CA
A.J. Foyt
Mercury
127.082
5 3/12/72
Rockingham, NC
Bobby Isaac
Dodge
113.895
6 3/26/72
Atlanta, GA
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
128.214
7 4/09/72
Bristol, TN
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
92.826
8
4/16/72
Darlington, SC
David Pearson
Mercury
124.406
9
4/23/72
N. Wilkesboro, NC
Richard Petty
Plymouth
86.381
10
4/30/72
Martinsville, VA
Richard Petty
Plymouth
72.657
11
5/07/72
Talladega, AL
David Pearson
Mercury
134.400
12
5/28/72
Charlotte, NC
Buddy Baker
Dodge
142.255
13
6/04/72
Dover, DE
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
118.019
14
6/11/72
Brooklyn, MI
David Pearson
Mercury
146.639
15
6/18/72
Riverside, CA
Ray Elder
Dodge
98.761
16
6/25/72
College Station, TX
Richard Petty
Plymouth
144.185
17
7/04/72
Daytona Beach, FL
David Pearson
Mercury
160.821
18
7/09/72
Bristol, TN
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
92.735
19
7/16/72
Trenton, NJ
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
114.030
20
7/23/72
Atlanta, GA
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
131.295
21
8/06/72
Talladega, AL
James Hylton
Mercury
148.728
22
8/20/72
Brooklyn, MI
David Pearson
Mercury
134.416
23
8/27/72
Nashville, TN
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
92.578
24
9/04/72
Darlington, SC
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
128.124
25
9/10/72
Richmond, VA
Richard Petty
Plymouth
75.899
26
9/17/72
Dover, DE
David Pearson
Mercury
120.506
27
9/24/72
Martinsville, VA
Richard Petty
Plymouth
69.989
28
10/01/72
N. Wilkesboro, NC
Richard Petty
Plymouth
95.816
29
10/08/72
Charlotte, NC
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
133.234
30
10/22/72
Rockingham, NC
Bobby Allison
Chevrolet
118.275
31
11/12/72
College Station, TX Buddy Baker
Dodge
147.059

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