1972 Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
11
Laps
195
Pole
Fastest Lap
Ickx, 1m 47.204s
1972 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Mario Andretti

85

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312PB (Firestone)

6h 1m 11.276s

20

 

Jacky Ickx

       

20

2

1

Ronnie Peterson

86

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312PB (Firestone)

6h 1m 25.3s

15

 

Tim Schenken

       

15

3

Derek Bell

10

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Mirage M6-Ford (Firestone)

181 laps

12

 

Carlos Pace

       

12

4

6

Bob Brown

68

Tony Dean

Porsche 908/2 (Firestone)

171 laps

10

 

Tony Dean

       

10

5

3

Mario Casoni

42

Joest Racing

Porsche 908/3 (Firestone)

166 laps

8

 

Reinhold Joest

       

8

6

14

Gregg Young

22

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona (Goodyear)

156 laps

6

 

Jean-Pierre Jarier

       

6

7

16

Bob Beasley

16

Toad Hall Motor Racing

Porsche 911S

155 laps

4

 

Michael Keyser

       

4

8

23

Dave Helmick

43

Dave Helmick/Ecurie Escargot

Porsche 911S

153 laps

3

 

John O'Steen

       

3

9

9

Doug Shierson

26

Shierson Racing

Chevron B19-Ford

144 laps

2

 

Bill Barber

       

2

10

16

Fred Kepler

35

Velvetouch GT

Chevrolet Corvette

142 laps

1

 

John Orr

       

1

11

19

Tony de Lorenzo

18

Jim Baker

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona

135 laps

0

 

Charles Reynolds

       

0

12

20

Robert Baechle

64

Weaver Chevrolet

Chevrolet Corvette

114 laps

0

 

David Laughlin

       

0

DNS

Ike Knupp

66

Mike Murray

Chevrolet Corvette (Goodyear)

0

 

Mike Murray

       

0

DNS

Rudy Bartling

39

Rainer Brezinka

Porsche 910

0

 

Rainer Brezinka

       

0

 

Horst Petermann

       

0

DNS

Robert Luebbe

63

Michael Oleyar

Chevrolet Corvette

Outside assistance

0

 

Michael Oleyar

       

0

DNS

John Greenwood

50

John Greenwood Racing

Chevrolet Corvette

0

 

Denny Long

       

0

DNS

Tony Belcher

52

Promotional Advertising

Chevron B21-Ford

0

 

Hubert Kleinpeter

       

0

DNS

John Orr

36

Velvetouch GT

Chevrolet Corvette

0

 

Fred Kepler

       

0

 

Kenper Miller

       

0

 

Paul Miller

       

0

DNS

John Cordts

48

John Greenwood Racing

Chevrolet Corvette

0

 

John Greenwood

       

0

 

Dick Smothers

       

0

DNS

Ed Lowther

17

Bill Schumacher

Chevrolet Corvette

0

 

Bob Nagel

       

0

 

Bill Schumacher

       

0

DNQ

Arthur Mollin

27

Richard Weiss

Porsche 911S

0

 

Richard Weiss

       

0

DNS

Rocky Moran

24

North American Racing Team

Ferrari Dino 246 GT

0

 

Harley Cluxton

       

0

DNS

Raul Perez Gama

25

Shierson Racing

Chevron B19-Ford

0

 

Peter Schuster

       

0

DSQ

Al Alden

31

Neil Wiernicki

Chevrolet Corvette

74 laps Outside assistance

0

 

Michael Wiernicki

       

0

 

Neil Wiernicki

       

0

DNQ

Bruce Jennings

77

Silverstone Racing Services

Porsche 911T

0

 

George Stone

       

0

DNQ

Klaus Bytzek

80

Kennedy-Car Collision

Porsche 911

0

 

Fritz Hochreuter

       

0

DNQ

Dieter Oest

89

Holbert's Porsche/Audi

Porsche 911T (Goodyear)

0

 

Mike Tillson

       

0

NC

Pete LoBianco

37

LoBianco Trucking

Chevron B19-Ford

113 laps Not classified

0

 

Pete Sherman

       

0

R

Dick Smothers

49

John Greenwood Racing

Chevrolet Corvette

20 laps Valve

0

 

John Greenwood

       

0

R

Maurice McCaig

55

Roger McCaig Racing

Lola T212-Ford (Firestone)

13 laps Spun

0

 

Roger McCaig

       

0

R

David Heinz

57

Race Enterprises & Development

Chevrolet Corvette

102 laps Throttle linkage

0

 

Robert Johnson

       

0

R

Peter Gregg

59

Brumos Porsche

Porsche 911S

91 laps Engine

0

 

Hurley Haywood

       

0

R

Bob Bailey

61

Locke Family Enterprises

Porsche 911S

20 laps Oil leak

0

 

Jim Locke

       

0

R

Milt Minter

33

Otto Zipper

Alfa Romeo T33/3

12 laps Engine

0

 

Scooter Patrick

       

0

R

Martin Birrane

28

Duckhams Oil Motor Racing

Duckhams-Ford

7 laps Engine

0

 

Alain de Cadenet

       

0

R

Fred van Beuren

29

Libre International Racing

Chevron B21-Ford

66 laps Puncture

0

 

John Buffum

       

0

R

John Crean

11

John Crean Racing

Chevron B21-Ford (Firestone)

39 laps Suspension

0

 

Davey Jordan

       

0

R

Gijs van Lennep

20

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Mirage M6-Ford (Firestone)

141 laps Accident

0

 

Tony Adamowicz

       

0

R

David Hobbs

21

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona

117 laps Engine

0

 

Sam Posey

       

0

R

Charlie Kemp

23

Rinzler Motor Racing

Chevrolet Corvette

120 laps Engine

0

 

Wilbur Pickett

       

0

R

Gerard Larrousse

90

Ecurie Bonnier

Lola T280-Ford

5 laps Accident

0

 

Reine Wisell

       

0

R

Bob Fisher

93

Hobby Car Enterprises

Chevron B16-Ford

Fire

0

 

Tom Gloy

       

0

R

Brian Redman

87

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312PB (Firestone)

136 laps Crankshaft

0

 

Arturo Merzario

       

0

R

Ed Abate

88

Edwin Abate

Porsche 910

72 laps Oil leak

0

 

Rolf Soltau

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Ronnie Peterson

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 47.387s

1

Tim Schenken

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 47.387s

2

Mario Andretti

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 47.864s

2

Jacky Ickx

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 47.864s

3

Derek Bell

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 48.342s

3

Carlos Pace

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 48.342s

4

Arturo Merzario

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 48.84s

4

Brian Redman

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 48.84s

5

Gerard Larrousse

Ecurie Bonnier

1m 48.942s

5

Reine Wisell

Ecurie Bonnier

1m 48.942s

6

Gijs van Lennep

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 50.618s

6

Tony Adamowicz

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 50.618s

7

Milt Minter

Otto Zipper

1m 53.236s

7

Scooter Patrick

Otto Zipper

1m 53.236s

8

Mario Casoni

Joest Racing

1m 55.269s

8

Reinhold Joest

Joest Racing

1m 55.269s

9

Fred van Beuren

Libre International Racing

1m 57.496s

9

John Buffum

Libre International Racing

1m 57.496s

10

Bob Brown

Tony Dean

1m 59.064s

10

Tony Dean

Tony Dean

1m 59.064s

11

Raul Perez Gama

Shierson Racing

2m 1.371s

11

Peter Schuster

Shierson Racing

2m 1.371s

12

John Crean

John Crean Racing

2m 1.823s

12

Davey Jordan

John Crean Racing

2m 1.823s

13

Tony Belcher

Promotional Advertising

2m 4.359s

13

Hubert Kleinpeter

Promotional Advertising

2m 4.359s

14

Maurice McCaig

Roger McCaig Racing

2m 4.844s

14

Roger McCaig

Roger McCaig Racing

2m 4.844s

15

Ike Knupp

Mike Murray

2m 5.825s

15

Mike Murray

Mike Murray

2m 5.825s

16

Bob Fisher

Hobby Car Enterprises

2m 6.236s

16

Tom Gloy

Hobby Car Enterprises

2m 6.236s

17

Charlie Kemp

Rinzler Motor Racing

2m 7.045s

17

Wilbur Pickett

Rinzler Motor Racing

2m 7.045s

18

Doug Shierson

Shierson Racing

2m 7.288s

18

Bill Barber

Shierson Racing

2m 7.288s

19

David Hobbs

North American Racing Team

2m 9.981s

19

Sam Posey

North American Racing Team

2m 9.981s

20

Gregg Young

North American Racing Team

2m 10.192s

20

Jean-Pierre Jarier

North American Racing Team

2m 10.192s

21

Peter Gregg

Brumos Porsche

2m 11.981s

21

Hurley Haywood

Brumos Porsche

2m 11.981s

22

David Heinz

Race Enterprises & Development

2m 12.09s

22

Robert Johnson

Race Enterprises & Development

2m 12.09s

23

Bob Beasley

Toad Hall Motor Racing

2m 13.104s

23

Michael Keyser

Toad Hall Motor Racing

2m 13.104s

24

Martin Birrane

Duckhams Oil Motor Racing

2m 8.293s

24

Alain de Cadenet

Duckhams Oil Motor Racing

2m 8.293s

25

Pete LoBianco

LoBianco Trucking

2m 10.324s

25

Pete Sherman

LoBianco Trucking

2m 10.324s

26

Fred Kepler

Velvetouch GT

2m 11.11s

26

John Orr

Velvetouch GT

2m 11.11s

27

Al Alden

Neil Wiernicki

2m 11.115s

27

Michael Wiernicki

Neil Wiernicki

2m 11.115s

27

Neil Wiernicki

Neil Wiernicki

2m 11.115s

28

Bob Bailey

Locke Family Enterprises

2m 12.028s

28

Jim Locke

Locke Family Enterprises

2m 12.028s

29

Ed Abate

Edwin Abate

2m 11.759s

29

Rolf Soltau

Edwin Abate

2m 11.759s

30

Tony de Lorenzo

Jim Baker

2m 13.2s

30

Charles Reynolds

Jim Baker

2m 13.2s

31

Dave Helmick

Dave Helmick/Ecurie Escargot

2m 13.665s

31

John O'Steen

Dave Helmick/Ecurie Escargot

2m 13.665s

32

Robert Baechle

Weaver Chevrolet

2m 13.668s

32

David Laughlin

Weaver Chevrolet

2m 13.668s

33

John Greenwood

John Greenwood Racing

2m 13.705s

33

Dick Smothers

John Greenwood Racing

2m 13.705s

Circuit - Watkins Glen

Country

United States

Location

Watkins Glen, New York State

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.377 (Miles)

Record

Carlos Pace (Brabham BT44-Ford), 1m40.608, 120.838 mph, F1, 1974

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