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  Qualifying Position (see note)
1 6, Mark Donohue, Porsche 917/10K, :58.66, 116.604mph
2 7, George Follmer, Porsche 917/10K, :58.66
3 4, Peter Revson, McLaren M20, :59.40
4 101, Jackie Oliver, Shadow Mk3, 1:00.15
5 5, Denis Hulme, McLaren M20, 1:00.57
6 0, Milt Minter, Porsche 917/10, 1:00.76
7 8, Mike Hiss, McLaren M8F, 1:01.76
8 18, Will Kauhsen, Porsche 917/10K, 1:02.64
9 9, John Cordts, McLaren M8D, 1:03.07
10 59, Peter Gregg, Porsche 917/10, 1:03.36
11 96, Steve Durst, McLaren M8E/D, 1:03.68
12 11, Lothar Motschenbacher, McLaren M8D, 1:03.71
13 20, Sam Posey, Porsche 916PA, 1:04.26
14 23, Charlie Kemp, Lola T222, 1:04.66
15 33, Scooter Patrick, Alfa Romeo T33/3, 1:04.66
16 34, Tom Dutton, McLaren M8C, 1:04.84
17 55, Chuck Parsons, McLaren M8FP, 1:04.92
18 12, Hans Wiedmer, McLaren M8F, 1:04.94
19 47, Ed Felter, McLaren M8E, 1:05.21
20 65, Dioguardi, Ti22 MkII, 1:05.46
21 61, Tom Heyser, Lola T260, 1:05.86
22 64, Bob Peckham, McLaren M6B, 1:05.91
23 17, Bob Nagel, Lola T222, 1:06.34
24 3, Bill Cuddy, McLaren M9D, 1:06.42
25 10, Ron Grable, Lola T163, 1:06.71
26 31, Mark Waco, McLaren M8D, 1:07.22
27 1, David Hobbs, Lola T310, 1:08.03
28 30, Frank Kahlich, McLaren M12, 1:08.28
29 57, Monte Shelton, Lola T163, 1:08.52
30 37, Warren Agor, McLaren M8FP, 1:09.44
31 19, Gary Wilson, McLaren M8E, 1:11.25
32 22, Francois Cevert, McLaren M8F, no time
   
  Results
1 7, George Follmer, Porsche 917/10K, 90 laps for 118 miles in 1.34:18.39 @ 108.792mph
2 6, Mark Donohue, Porsche 917/10K, 90. Fastest lap: :59.80, 114.38mph
3 22, Francois Cevert, McLaren M8F, 88
4 0, Milt Minter, Porsche 917/10, 86
5 20, Sam Posey, Porsche 916PA, 85
6 23, Charlie Kemp, Lola T222, 85
7 33, Scooter Patrick, Alfa Romeo T33/3, 84
8 1, David Hobbs, Lola T310, 84
9 61, Tom Heyser, Lola T260,61, 83
10 19, Gary Wilson, McLaren M8E, 83
11 11, Lothar Motschenbacher, McLaren M8D, 82
12 3, Bill Cuddy, McLaren M9D, 82
13 64, Bob Peckham, McLaren M6B, 81
14 17, Bob Nagel, Lola T222, 81
15 31, Mark Waco, McLaren M8D, 80
16 57, Monte Shelton, Lola T163, 78
17 12, Hans Wiedmer, McLaren M8F, 77
18 55, Chuck Parsons, McLaren M8FP, not running at finish, 74
19 4, Peter Revson, McLaren M20, not running at finish, 52
20 37, Warren Agor, McLaren M8FP, 46
   
  Retirements
21 10, Ron Grable, Lola T163, halfshaft, 35
22 101, Jackie Oliver, Shadow Mk3, oil leak, 25
23 9, John Cordts, McLaren M8D, engine, 22
24 34, Tom Dutton, McLaren M8C, gearbox, 17
25 5, Denis Hulme, McLaren M20, timing chain, 16
26 30, Frank Kahlich, McLaren M12, engine, 13
27 18, Will Kauhsen, Porsche 917/10K, turbo-charger, 3
28 47, Ed Felter, McLaren M8E, engine, 0
   
 
Did Not Start
8, Mike Hiss, McLaren M8F
59, Peter Gregg, Porsche 917/10
96, Steve Durst, McLaren M8E/D
65, Dioguardi, Ti22 MkII
   
note: All data from the 1972 Autosport. Any errors then blame this site not the Autosport.