|1972 World Championship Victory Race|
|Non-championship race in the 1972 Formula One season|
|Date||22 October 1972|
|Official name||II World Championship Victory Race|
|Location||Brands Hatch, Kent|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||4.265 km (2.65 mi)|
|Distance||40 laps, 170.59 km (106 mi)|
The 2nd World Championship Victory Race, formally the John Player Challenge Trophy, was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 22 October 1972 at Brands Hatch, Kent. The race was run over 40 laps of the circuit. Jean-Pierre Beltoise won in his BRM P180. The entry included several Formula 5000 cars.
Note: a blue background indicates a Formula 5000 entrant.
† Holland's car was qualified by Brian Redman.
|2||10||Team Surtees||Surtees-Ford||+ 6.6 s||5|
|4||4||Marlboro BRM||BRM||+ 1 lap||15|
|5||5||Marlboro BRM||BRM||+ 1 lap||9|
|6||23||Hexagon of Highgate||March-Ford||+ 1 lap||10|
|7||31||Yardley Team McLaren||McLaren-Ford||+ 1 lap||3|
|8||12||March Engineering||March-Ford||+ 1 lap||2|
|9||9||Team Surtees||Surtees-Ford||+ 2 laps||4|
|10||20||Motor Racing Developments||Brabham-Ford||+ 2 laps||11|
|11||31||Sid Taylor Racing||Chevron-Chevrolet||+ 2 laps||31|
|12||52||Crown Lynn Potteries||McRae-Chevrolet||+ 3 laps||8|
|13||36||WMG Marketing||Lola-Chevrolet||+ 3 laps||23|
|14||42||Alan McKechnie Racing||Lola-Chevrolet||+ 3 laps||19|
|15||14||Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie-Durlacher Racing||March-Ford||+ 3 laps||16|
|16||60||Sid Taylor Racing||March-Oldsmobile||+ 3 laps||17|
|17||35||Jock Russell||McRae-Chevrolet||+ 4 laps||30|
|NC||7||Yardley Team McLaren||McLaren-Ford||+ 6 laps||6|
|Ret||39||Speed International Racing||Surtees-Chevrolet||Tyre wear||18|
|Ret||16||Frank Williams Racing Cars||Politoys-Ford||Engine||20|
|Ret||1||Team Lotus||Lotus-Ford||Oil pressure||1|
|Ret||67||Powrmatic H&V||Kitchmac-Chevrolet||Tyre wear||32|
|Ret||63||Racing Team VDS||McLaren-Chevrolet||Valve gear||28|
|Ret||19||Motor Racing Developments||Brabham-Ford||Gear linkage||14|
|Ret||38||Speed International Racing||McLaren-Chevrolet||Stopped||22|
|Ret||17||Frank Williams Racing Cars||March-Cosworth||Steering damage||13|
|DNS||34||J. T. Butterworth||McLaren-Chevrolet||Engine||24|
|DNS||40||Speed International Racing||McLaren-Chevrolet||Car not ready||25|
|DNS||51||David Prophet Racing||McLaren-Chevrolet||Car damaged||27|
|DNS||22||LEC Refrigeration Racing||Connew-Ford||Electrical||29|
|DNS||16||Écurie Volant Shell||March-Ford||Practice accident|
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