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1972 Indianapolis 500 Winner Race Car
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Description: 1972 Indianapolis 500 Winner Race Car
Number 66 Sunoco McLaren
Driver: Mark Donohue
Entrant: Roger Penske
Chassis: McLaren
Engine: 4-Cylinder Drake Offenhauser Turbocharged
Bore: 4.281"
Stroke: 2.750"
Displacement: 161.0 Cubic Inches
Qualifyting Speed: 191.408 mph
Race Speed: 162.962 mph
Starting Position: 3rd
Finish Position: 1st
The late Mark Donohue drove this Sunoco McLaren to victory in the 1972 Indianapolis 500 at a record speed of 162.962 mile per hour, a race mark which stood until the 1984 race. Donohue took the lead for the first time in the race on lap 188 when he passed Jerry Grant, who was forced to pit with a bad tire, and Donohue led the final 13 laps of the race. Mark also broke another Speedway record on the 150th lap of the race when he posted the fastest single lap at a speed of 187.539 mph. In five other Championship starts in 1972, Donohue finished second at both the Milwaukee 150 and the Trenton 300 in this car, and was fifth in the season standings.


Photo By: Douglas Wilkinson
Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall of Fame Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana
Keywords: 1972 Indianapolis 500 Winner Race Car


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