1972 Michigan Indycars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
5
Laps
100
Pole
1972 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

10

Joe Leonard

1

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser (Firestone)

1h 26m 8.1s

400

2

5

Wally Dallenbach

40

Andy Granatelli

Lola T270-Ford

1h 26m 30s

320

3

6

Mel Kenyon

23

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Eagle-Ford (Goodyear)

98 laps Out of fuel

280

4

13

Sam Sessions

84

AJ Foyt Racing

Lola-Ford

98 laps

240

5

8

Lee Kunzman

10

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

98 laps

200

6

18

George Snider

29

MVS

Coyote-Ford

97 laps

160

7

5

Dick Simon

44

Dick Simon Racing

Lola-Ford

96 laps

120

8

18

Roger McCluskey

14

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

McLaren M16A-Offenhauser

95 laps

100

9

7

Gordon Johncock

24

Team McLaren

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

94 laps

80

10

15

Lee Brayton

61

Eisenhour-Brayton Racing Team

Eagle-Offenhauser

91 laps

60

11

6

Billy Vukovich

3

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

Eagle-Offenhauser

90 laps

40

12

6

Mario Andretti

9

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser

80 laps Crown wheel & pinion

20

13

8

Bill Simpson

28

Bill Simpson

Eagle-Offenhauser (Firestone)

72 laps

0

14

13

Bobby Unser

6

All-American Racers

Eagle 72-Offenhauser

62 laps Oil pressure

0

15

7

Al Unser

4

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser

59 laps Handling

0

16

1

Johnny Rutherford

16

Don Gerhardt

Eagle-Offenhauser

52 laps Oil leak

0

17

13

Swede Savage

18

Patrick Racing

Brabham-Offenhauser

50 laps

0

18

8

Steve Krisiloff

15

Grant King Racers

King-Offenhauser

49 laps Valve

0

19

8

Larry McCoy jr

63

Eastern Racing Associates

Gerhardt-Offenhauser

39 laps Oil pressure

0

20

2

Rick Muther

98

Leader Card Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

36 laps Piston

0

21

1

Tom Bigelow

58

Carl Gehlhausen

Gerhardt-Offenhauser

32 laps Valve

0

22

5

Jimmy Caruthers

11

Quality Racing Team

Scorpion-Ford

13 laps Piston

0

23

5

Jim Hurtubise

56

MVS

Mallard-Offenhauser

13 laps Valve

0

24

21

Gary Bettenhausen

7

Roger Penske Enterprises

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

6 laps Withdrawn

0

25

6

Merle Bettenhausen

35

Grant King Racers

King-Offenhauser

3 laps Accident

0

26

6

Mike Hiss

72

Ross Page

Eagle-Offenhauser

3 laps Accident

0

Circuit - Michigan

Country

United States

Location

Cambridge Township, Michigan

Type

Paved oval

Length

2 (Miles)

Record

Adrian Fernandez (Lola T96/00-Honda), 30.767s, 234.019 mph, Champ Cars, 1996

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