1972 Pocono 500 - Round 6

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
6
Laps
200
Pole
1972 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

5

Joe Leonard

1

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 13m 49.315s

1000

2

11

Johnny Rutherford

16

Don Gerhardt

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

3h 14m 14s

800

3

1

Al Unser

4

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser (Firestone)

199 laps

700

4

24

Billy Vukovich

3

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

Eagle-Offenhauser

198 laps

600

5

9

Sam Posey

34

ChampCarr

Eagle 72-Offenhauser

198 laps

0

6

10

Mike Hiss

72

Ross Page

Eagle-Offenhauser

196 laps

400

7

4

Mario Andretti

9

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ1-Offenhauser (Firestone)

188 laps

300

8

4

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren-Offenhauser

187 laps

250

9

8

Lee Kunzman

10

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

174 laps

200

10

8

Jimmy Caruthers

11

Quality Racing Team

Scorpion-Ford

160 laps Accident

150

11

2

Roger McCluskey

14

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

McLaren M16A-Offenhauser

135 laps Turbo wastegate

100

12

1

Rick Muther

98

Leader Card Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

146 laps Overheating

50

13

12

Mel Kenyon

23

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Coyote-Ford

130 laps Crown wheel & pinion

0

14

1

Wally Dallenbach

40

Andy Granatelli

Lola T270-Ford (Goodyear)

129 laps Upright

0

15

5

Sam Sessions

84

AJ Foyt Enterprises

Coyote-Ford

118 laps Accident

0

16

6

Dick Simon

44

Dick Simon Racing

Lola-Ford (Goodyear)

127 laps Upright

0

17

2

John Martin

89

Automotive Technology

Brabham-Offenhauser

89 laps Turbocharger

0

18

12

Bentley Warren

36

Bay State Auto Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

82 laps Oil leak

0

19

14

Gary Bettenhausen

7

Roger Penske Enterprises

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

77 laps Ignition

0

20

19

Bobby Unser

6

All-American Racers

Eagle 72-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

77 laps Gearbox

0

21

8

George Snider

29

MVS

Coyote-Ford

68 laps Valve

0

22

20

Gordon Johncock

24

Team McLaren

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

68 laps Con rod

0

23

4

Swede Savage

42

Patrick Racing

Brabham-Offenhauser

63 laps Gearbox

0

24

3

Bill Simpson

28

Bill Simpson

Eagle-Offenhauser

41 laps Con rod

0

25

6

Denny Zimmerman

27

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

36 laps Throttle

0

26

18

Lloyd Ruby

5

Gene White Co

Lola T270-Ford

34 laps Accident

0

27

17

John Mahler

31

Vanguard Racing

McLaren-Offenhauser

34 laps Con rod

0

28

4

Jerry Karl

92

Automotive Technology

Gilbert-Offenhauser

20 laps Fuel tank

0

29

6

Bob Harkey

94

Vatis Enterprises

Finley-Offenhauser

13 laps Piston

0

30

2

Carl Williams

95

Vatis Enterprises

Eagle-Offenhauser

8 laps Piston

0

31

5

Peter Revson

12

Team McLaren

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

7 laps Con rod

0

32

25

Steve Krisiloff

15

Grant King Racers

King-Offenhauser

4 laps Engine

0

33

Greg Weld

35

Grant King Racers

King-Offenhauser

1 laps Vibration

0

Circuit - Pocono

Country

United States

Location

Blakeslee, Pennsylvania

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Ryan Briscoe (Dallara DW12-Chevrolet), 40.9009s, 220.045 mph, Indycars, 2014

First Race

1971 Pocono 500

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