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Alamo 500

  (Redirected from Lone Star 500 (NASCAR))

The Alamo 500 was a NASCAR Winston Cup Series stock car race held at Texas World Speedway in 1972 and 1973.

Alamo 500
Texas World Speedway-Superspeedway.svg
Venue Texas World Speedway
Location College Station, Texas, United States
First race 1972
Last race 1973
Distance 500 miles (800 km)
Laps 250
Previous names Lone Star 500 (1972)
Alamo 500 (1973)
Most wins (driver) Richard Petty (2)
Most wins (team) Petty Enterprises (2)
Surface Asphalt
Length 2.0 mi (3.2 km)
Turns 4

Past winnersEdit

Year Date No. Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Report
Laps Miles (km)
1972 June 25 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Plymouth 250 500 (804.672) 3:28:04 144.185 Report
1973 June 10 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Dodge 250 500 (804.672) 3:26:44 142.114 Report

Multiple winners (drivers)Edit

# Wins Manufacturer Years Won
2 Richard Petty 1972, 1973

ReferencesEdit