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1972 Best Western 150


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 10 of 10
Saturday, November 4, 1972 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:10:31
Average Speed: 127.618 mph
Pole Speed: 141.732 mph
Cautions: 1 for 7 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1972 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1972 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 36   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy1509,496running96300
3 29   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy1493,721running53210
2 898   Mike Mosley Vivitar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy1506,571running1240
4 44   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy1462,722running0180
5 716   Johnny Rutherford Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Eagle / Offy1452,366running0150
61814   Roger McCluskey American Marine   (Lindsey Hopkins)McLaren / Offy1452,081running0120
7 65   Lloyd Ruby Wynn's   (Gene White)Lola / Foyt1431,796running090
81048   Jerry Grant Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy1391,653running075
92223   Mel Kenyon Gilmore Racing   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Offy1381,582running060
101429   George Snider MVS Inc.Coyote / Foyt1331,511running045
11 920   Art Pollard STP Oil Filter   (Andy Granatelli)Lola / Foyt1321,440running030
122337   Greg Weld Caves Buick   (Myron Caves)Gerhardt / Offy1221,368running06
132189   John Martin Lonestar   (Automotive Technology)Brabham / Offy1041,299engine0 
141344   Dick Simon TraveLodge   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Offy991,226crash0 
15123   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy941,159shock absorber0 
16 166   Mark Donohue Sunoco DX   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy901,583turbocharger0 
171728   Bill Simpson St. Louis   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Offy751,012shift linkage0 
18 515   Steve Krisiloff Grant KingKing / Offy66941brakes0 
191618   Swede Savage Patrick Petroleum   (Pat Patrick-Walt Michner)Brabham / Offy64941piston0 
202436   Bentley Warren Bay State RacingEagle / Offy43941half shaft0 
21112   A.J. Foyt ITT / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt37941air foil0 
221545   Rick Muther CAMS   (Crower Engineering)Eagle / Chevy21941steering0 
232010   Lee Kunzman Gilmore Racing   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Offy19941turbo rotor0 
241940   Wally Dallenbach STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Lola / Foyt6941throttle0 

Relief Drivers:
Car #37: Johnny Parsons (0 laps)

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1102102  
1031097   #44 accident turn 1 
11015041  
  Percent of race run under caution: 4.7%             Average green flag run: 71.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti15353
  Bobby Unser549946
  Mike Mosley1001001
  Bobby Unser10115050