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BORN OUT OF BUICK MOTOR DIVISION'S RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR 1972 NHRA SEASON

1972 Buick GS STAGE 1 for sale in Sedona, Arizona, United States

Item location: Sedona, Arizona, United States
Make: Buick
Model: GS STAGE 1
SubModel: BUICK OWNED STAGE 1
Year: 1972
Mileage: 48,083
Color: Red
Engine size: 470 CU. IN.
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: TILT, Power Locks, Power Windows
Fuel: GASOLINE BLEND
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Buick GS STAGE 1 1972

1972 Buick GS Stage 1 NHRA World Champion - YouTube

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[isdntekvideo] FACTORY CORPORATE OFFICE ORDERED BY BUICK FOR THE 1972 N.H.R.A. SEASON. 1ST OWNER - " BUICK MOTOR DIVISION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT". PROVENANCE/HISTORY/QUALITY. "THE MOST SUCCESSFUL STOCKER IN HISTORY." REFERRED TO ON THE COVER OF " DRAG RACING USA "MAGAZINE - " KING STOCKER ". FREMONT CALIFORNIA BUILT. 7-800 HRS RESEARCH ON THE 1972 SEASON ALONE. THANKS TO DAVE BENISEK AND BUICK MOTOR DIVISION'S RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT'S COMMITMENT TO DOMINATE THE 1972 SEASON. AND DOMINATE IT DID ! NHRA UNDEFEATED WORLD CHAMPION, NATIONAL E.T. RECORD HOLDER. LIONS GRAND PREMIER WINNER. LIONS LAST RACE-PARTICIPANT, CLASS WINNER, WORLD RECORD. 1972 PAMONA WINTERNATIONALS WINNER, WORLD FINALS AMARILLO WINNER, STOCK ELIMINATOR CHAMPION, WINNER 5 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, DIVISION 7 WINNER. APPROX 45 MAGAZINE PHOTO'S, AD'S, ARTICLES AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. HOTROD MAGAZINE-3 TIMES INCLUDING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION. NATIONAL DRAGSTER APPROX 12 TIMES. NATIONAL HOTROD ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE. DRAG NEWS MAGAZINE APPROX 6 TIMES. MOTOR TREND 2 TIMES. AMERICAN MUSCLE CAR MAGAZINE. RODDER AND SUPERSTOCK MAGAZINE. BUICK CLUB OF AMERICA MAGAZINE. POPULAR HOTRODDING MAGAZINE. SUPERSTOCK MAGAZINE. CARCRAFT MAGAZINE 2 TIMES. POPULAR HOT RODDING MAGAZINE. HIGH PERFORMANCE CARS MAGAZINE. PERFORMANCE NEWS MAGAZINE. DRAG RACING USA MAGAZINE 3 TIMES. AUTO WEEK MAGAZINE. ADS FEATURING " BIG RED " INCLUDE - " PENNZOIL " 2 TIMES, "BUICK MOTOR DIVISION ", "CRAGAR " 2 TIMES, "M AND H RACEMASTER " 5 TIMES, "STEWART WARNER ", "ROSSI RACING TRANSMISSION'S " 2 TIMES, LEE ELIMINATOR'S, " AND COUNTING. BOOK'S INCLUDE: "MUSCLE CAR FIELD GUIDE", "NOTHIN BUT MUSCLE", NHRA'S "HISTORY OF THE NHRA WORLD FINAL'S", NHRA'S "HISTORY OF THE NHRA WINTERNATIONAL'S", "JUNIOR STOCK", "MUSCLE CAR- MIGHTY MACHINES THAT RULED THE ROAD", "MUSCLE CAR-THE ART OF POWER". AT LEAST 3 MAGAZINE PHOTO'S OF "BIG RED" WITH " WALLY PARKS". ALL ADS, ARTICLES, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ARE INCLUDED IN 2 PORTFOLIO'S . NO EXPENSE SPARED ANYWHERE. INCHES OF DOCUMENTATION. DOZENS AND DOZENS OF LAMINATED PHOTO'S, ADS, AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. YOU WILL NEED A WALL APPROX 8 BY 20 FEET TO DISPLAY. INSIDE OF TRUNK SIGNED BY " DAVE BENISEK " - DENNY MANNOR -( LEAD ENGINEER "BUICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT") AND "DOUG JONES". THIS CAR RACED IN THE PRESENTS OF " DON GARLITTS ", " SOXS AND MARTIN ", DON PRUDHOMME ", " GRUMPY ", " GENE SNOW ", " TOM HOOVER ", ECT. ..... ALTHOUGH THIS CAR IS LISTED WORLDWIDE...WE HOPE IT REMAINS IN THE U.S.A. IT SHOULD BE IN THE G.M. HERITAGE MUSEUM OR N.H.R.A. MUSEUM. AGAIN - THANK YOU DAVE BENISEK, BUICK ENGINEERING, BUICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT. THANK YOU TO THE PREVIOUS OWNERS WHO DID A STELLAR JOB. QUITE PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST PROVENANCED CARS IN EXISTENCE. THE UNEXPECTED SHINING STAR OF 1972. 728 TOTAL PRODUCTION-GS STAGE 1 FOR 1972, RED WITH WHITE TOP ALONE MAKES IT 1 OF 16, CERTAINLY 1 OF 1 IN COLOR COMBO AND UNUSUAL OPTIONS PACKAGE ORDERED BY BUICKS' CORPORATE OFFICE. AND "YES" IT HAS THE ORIGINAL TISSUE DISPENSER WITH TISSUE'S FOR THE COMPETITION!NEW INFORMATION IS BEING FOUND ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS. ALL INFO DURING AND AFTER THE SALE WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE NEW OWNER. COPY OF BUILD SHEET. THIS HAS BEEN THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME. FAR TOO MUCH INFORMATION AND POTENTIAL TO LIST HERE. #1 BUICK IN THE WORLD. WE RESPECTFULLY INSIST THE CAR BE INSPECTED BY BUYER OR BUYER REPRESENTATIVE. THANK YOU AND ASK ANY AND ALL QUESTION'S. ALL PERTINENT MAGAZINES, BOOKS, PHOTO'S, ARTICLES, SIGNBOARDS, AND 72 WINTERNATIONAL TROPHY WILL BE INCLUDED IN SALE. WE WILL ASSIST IN EVERY WAY FOR SHIPPING. THANK YOU.


Documented by Sloan Museum



Winnings in the 1972 Season;


Division Title 1st Place in Five consecutive Southwest Division 7 WCS Stock Class Set ET record Set speed record for C/SA for all 7 divisions Nationally Won Stock Eliminationor over 32 classes


Grand Premier Won Class


Winternationals World Champion New National C/SA E.T. Record Stock Eliminator 13.39 105.5 We have found different numbers for the E.T. Record from 13.35 13.38 13.39 different magazines have different numbers.


World Finals World Champion Stock Eliminator New E.T 13.15


Lions Last Drag Race Won Class Stock Eliminator E.T 13.16 MPH 90.54



Drag Racing USA 1972 December edition quotes Dave Benisek E.T. At 13.10.


Hot Rod Special Anniversary Edition January 1973 stated, “The Stock Crown was captured by NHRA'S Winningest Stock Driver Dave Benisek and his Winternational 72 Buick.”


National Dragster November 3 1972 in the article “Benisek's Buick Bombs Stock” they name Dave Benisek: Mr Stock Eliminator a man that has never lost a race this year.”


National Dragster Novembe, “This car was unstoppable in C/SA. Undefeated in Class or Eliminator the entire year.”







1972 Buick Stage 1 455 nhra World Champ Big Red drive by - YouTube

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NHRA World Champ Tribute Dave Benisek 1972 Buick GS Stage 1 Stock Eliminator aka Big Red - YouTube

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