1972 California 500 - Round 8

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
200
Pole
Fastest Lap
B Unser, 201.965 m ph s
1972 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

7

Roger McCluskey

14

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

McLaren M16A-Offenhauser

3h 21m 20.978s

1000

2

18

Mike Hiss

66

Roger Penske Enterprises

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

199 laps

800

3

10

Billy Vukovich

3

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

Eagle-Offenhauser

199 laps

700

4

7

Sam Sessions

84

AJ Foyt Enterprises

Coyote-Ford

196 laps

600

5

5

Mike Mosley

98

Leader Card Racers

Eagle 68-Offenhauser

195 laps Transmission

500

6

12

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren-Offenhauser

195 laps

400

7

24

Art Pollard

20

Andy Granatelli

Lola T270-Ford

194 laps

300

8

14

George Snider

29

MVS

Coyote-Ford

192 laps

250

9

20

Bill Simpson

28

Bill Simpson

Eagle-Offenhauser

183 laps

200

10

14

Johnny Rutherford

16

Don Gerhardt

Eagle-Offenhauser

178 laps Differential

150

11

3

Steve Krisiloff

15

Grant King Racers

King-Offenhauser

178 laps

100

12

5

Jimmy Caruthers

52

Gene White Co

Atlanta-Offenhauser

171 laps Water pipe

50

13

10

Gordon Johncock

24

Team McLaren

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

169 laps Accident

0

14

13

Carl Williams

61

Eisenhour-Brayton Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

164 laps Throttle

0

15

15

Rick Muther

97

Vel's Parnelli Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

162 laps

0

16

7

Joe Leonard

1

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser

162 laps Piston

0

17

1

Lloyd Ruby

5

Gene White Co

Lola T270-Ford

149 laps Turbocharger

0

18

3

John Mahler

68

Roy Woods Racing

McLaren-Offenhauser

134 laps Accident

0

19

7

Sam Posey

34

ChampCarr

Eagle 72-Offenhauser

123 laps Ignition

0

20

1

Swede Savage

18

Patrick Racing

Brabham-Offenhauser

118 laps Turbocharger

0

21

11

Wally Dallenbach

40

Andy Granatelli

Lola T270-Ford

109 laps Valve

0

22

11

Johnny Parsons jr

94

Vatis Enterprises

Finley-Offenhauser

88 laps Valve

0

23

21

Peter Revson

12

Team McLaren

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

81 laps Oil pressure

0

24

1

Bobby Unser

6

All-American Racers

Eagle 72-Offenhauser

73 laps Engine

0

25

8

Denny Zimmerman

27

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

58 laps Oil pressure

0

26

5

Lee Kunzman

10

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

56 laps Spun

0

27

22

Mario Andretti

9

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser

52 laps Engine

0

28

2

Mel Kenyon

23

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

48 laps Differential

0

29

4

Jerry Karl

83

Smokey Yunick

Eagle-Chevrolet

45 laps Transmission

0

30

24

AJ Foyt jr

2

AJ Foyt Enterprises

Coyote-Ford

27 laps Differential

0

31

27

Al Unser

4

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser

27 laps Throttle

0

32

4

John Martin

89

Automotive Technology

Brabham-Offenhauser

18 laps Piston

0

Circuit - Ontario

Country

United States

Location

Ontario, California

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Rick Mears (Penske PC7-Cosworth), 44.325s, 203.046 mph, Champ Cars, 1979

First Race

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