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