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Event: The Daytona 24, Three Great Races In 24 HoursDate: 6.2.1972
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: SCCA

Daytona 6 Hours

Weather:warm; light mid-race rain
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:35000
Entered:72
Practiced:60
Qualified:58
Started:56
Finished:27
Classified:21
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports 300012115
Sports 2000662
Grand Touring +250011113
Grand Touring 250014125
Touring 500016156
Touring 2500110
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 560 minutes on 4-5/2
Winners:
Overall:2Ferrari 312 PBAndretti / Ickx
Sports 2000:56Lola T212 FordWaugh / Kleinpeter
Grand Touring +2500:57Chevrolet CorvetteJohnson / Heinz
Grand Touring 2500:59Porsche 911 SHaywood / Gregg
Touring 5000:94Chevrolet CamaroMitchell / Christiansen
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Ferrari 312 PBMario Andretti (USA)1:44.220211.799 km/h
Sports 2000:32Abarth 2000 SP/71Merzario / Soler-Roig1:52.070
Grand Touring +2500:11Chevrolet Corvette SpyderThompson / Weaver / DeLorenzo1:58.500
Grand Touring 2500:59Porsche 911 SHaywood / Gregg2:04.960
Touring 5000:70Chevrolet CamaroHarrington / Bock2:03.550
Touring 2500:24Ford Escort RS 1600Buffum / Fitzpatrick2:09.510
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevrolet (20), Porsche (14), Ferrari (6), Lola (4), Alfa Romeo (3)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (20), Porsche (14), Ford (9), Ferrari (6), Alfa Romeo (3)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Camaro (11), Porsche 911 S (8), Chevrolet Corvette (8)
Driver nationalities:USA (82), GB (6), MEX (6), CDN (4), E (3), I (3), S (3), D (2), A (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (48%), mid-engined (35%), rear-engined (17%)
Average engine size:3742 cc
Oldest known drivers:Chuck Dietrich (48), Jo Bonnier (42), Tony Dean (40)
Youngest known drivers:Hector Rebaque (16), Hurley Haywood (24), John Buffum (25)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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