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1972 Trentonian 200


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 10
Sunday, April 23, 1972 at Trenton Speedway, Trenton, NJ
134 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (201.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:22:48
Average speed: 146.211 mph
Pole speed: 165.289 mph
Cautions: 2 for 14 laps
Margin of victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1972 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1972 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 57   Gary Bettenhausen Sunoco   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy13412959running85400
2 914   Roger McCluskey American Marine   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy1308176running0320
31086   Gordon Johncock McLaren Cars   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy1304930running0280
4 61   Joe Leonard Samsonite   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy1304048running0240
5 816   Jim Malloy Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Offy1273095running0200
61110   Wally Dallenbach Lindsey HopkinsEagle / Offy1232881running0160
71572   Mike Hiss Page Racing EnterprisesEagle / Offy1212666running0120
81731   John Mahler Harbor Fuel Oil   (Vanguard Racing)McLaren / Offy1152559running0100
91943   Al Loquasto Fiore Racing   (Frank Fiore)Gerhardt / Offy1082452running080
101623   Mel Kenyon Lindsey HopkinsKuzma / Ford1062345running060
112277   Salt Walther Dayton Steel Wheel   (George Walther)Morris / Foyt1042238running040
121815   Steve Krisiloff Grant KingKing / Offy722131running020
13 298   Mike Mosley Agajanian / Leader Card   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy492023piston37 
141444   Dick Simon TraveLodge   (Dick Simon)Lola / Foyt471916injector0 
152357   Joe Tetz Joe TetzWatson / Chevy431809too slow0 
161342   Swede Savage Pat Patrick-Walt MichnerEagle / Offy371702crankshaft0 
17 16   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy121595injector12 
18 33   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy111488piston0 
191266   Mark Donohue Sunoco DX   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy91381turbocharger0 
20 74   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy81881half shaft0 
212056   Jim Hurtubise Miller High Life   (MVS Inc.)Coyote / Foyt61381piston0 
22 49   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy11381piston0 
232155   Gig Stephens Gig StephensHalibrand / Ford11381engine0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Sammy Sessions
Johnny Rutherford18Patrick Petroleum
Larry McCoy63Eastern Racing

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11212  
13219   #6 fire 
229170  
92965   #10 stopped turn 1 
9713438  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.4%             Average green flag run: 40.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Unser11212
  Mike Mosley134937
  Gary Bettenhausen5013485