1972 Indianapolis 500 - Round 3

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
3
Laps
200
Pole
Fastest Lap
Donohue, 47.99s
1972 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Mark Donohue

66

Roger Penske Enterprises

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

3h 4m 5.54s

1000

2

17

Al Unser

4

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 7m 16.49s

800

3

3

Joe Leonard

1

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 8m 17.51s

700

4

20

Sam Sessions

52

Gene White Co

Lola T270-Ford (Firestone)

3h 9m 22.88s

600

5

2

Sam Posey

34

ChampCarr

Eagle 72-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

198 laps

0

6

5

Lloyd Ruby

5

Gene White Co

Atlanta-Ford (Firestone)

196 laps

400

7

18

Mike Hiss

60

Ross Page

Eagle 72-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

196 laps

300

8

3

Mario Andretti

9

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser (Firestone)

194 laps Out of fuel

250

9

22

Jimmy Caruthers

11

Quality Racing Team

Scorpion-Ford (Firestone)

194 laps

200

10

22

Cale Yarborough

21

Gene White Co

Atlanta-Ford (Firestone)

193 laps

150

11

10

George Snider

84

AJ Foyt Enterprises

Coyote-Ford (Goodyear)

190 laps

100

12

3

Jerry Grant

48

All-American Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

188 laps Disqualified

50

13

10

Dick Simon

44

Dick Simon Racing

Lola-Ford (Goodyear)

186 laps

0

14

10

Gary Bettenhausen

7

Roger Penske Enterprises

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

182 laps Ignition

0

15

18

Wally Dallenbach

40

Andy Granatelli

Lola T270-Ford (Firestone)

182 laps

0

16

2

John Martin

89

Automotive Technology

Brabham-Offenhauser (Firestone)

161 laps Fuel leak

0

17

13

Lee Kunzman

37

Caves Buick

Gerhardt-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

131 laps Wheel

0

18

6

Mel Kenyon

23

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Coyote-Ford (Goodyear)

126 laps Fuel injection

0

19

9

Denny Zimmerman

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

McLaren M15-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

116 laps Distributor

0

20

6

Gordon Johncock

24

Team McLaren

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

113 laps Exhausts

0

21

11

Steve Krisiloff

15

Grant King Racers

King-Offenhauser (Firestone)

102 laps Turbocharger

0

22

7

John Mahler

31

Vanguard Racing

McLaren-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

99 laps Piston

0

23

10

Jim Hurtubise

56

MVS

Coyote-Ford (Firestone)

94 laps Disqualified

0

24

4

Roger McCluskey

14

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Antares-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

92 laps Valve

0

25

8

AJ Foyt jr

2

AJ Foyt Enterprises

Coyote-Ford (Goodyear)

60 laps Turbocharger

0

26

10

Mike Mosley

98

Leader Card Racers

Eagle 68-Offenhauser (Firestone)

56 laps Accident

0

27

19

Johnny Rutherford

18

Patrick Racing

Brabham-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

55 laps Con rod

0

28

10

Billy Vukovich

3

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

54 laps Upright

0

29

7

Carl Williams

95

Vatis Enterprises

Eagle-Offenhauser (Firestone)

52 laps Oil cooler

0

30

29

Bobby Unser

6

All-American Racers

Eagle 72-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

31 laps Distributor

0

31

29

Peter Revson

12

Team McLaren

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

23 laps Gearbox

0

32

23

Swede Savage

42

Patrick Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

5 laps Con rod

0

33

6

Salt Walther

33

Dayton-Walther

Colt-Ford (Firestone)

Magneto

0

Qualifying

Circuit - Indianapolis

Country

United States

Location

Speedway, Indiana

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Eddie Cheever (Lola T95/00-Buick/Menard), 38.119s, 236.103 mph, Indycars, 1996

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