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1972 Indianapolis 500 qualifying results


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 3 of 10
Saturday, May 27, 1972 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:04:06
Average Speed: 162.962 mph
Pole Speed: 195.94 mph
Cautions: 5 for 22 laps
Margin of Victory: 190.95 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1972 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1972 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Wally Dallenbach (#10), Al Loquasto (#43), Jigger Sirois (#50, 97), Jim Hurtubise (#56), Lee Brayton (#61), Tom Bigelow (#70), Jim McElreath (#73), Arnie Knepper (#90), Bill Puterbaugh (#91), Bruce Walkup (#97), Swede Savage (#42), Rick Muther (#38), Billy Vukovich, Jr. (#3), Jerry Karl (#4, 58, 99), Jim Malloy (#16), Larry Dickson (#19), George Eaton (#25), Bill Simpson (#28), George Snider (#35), Merle Bettenhausen (#35), Bentley Warren (#36), Bob Harkey (#99)