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1969 Tony Bettenhausen 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 13 of 24
Monday, August 18, 1969 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:02:05
Average Speed: 96.642 mph
Pole Speed: 105.541 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1969 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1969 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 22   Mario Andretti STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Kuzma / Offy10010,188running80200
21312   George Snider City of Syracuse   (Patrick Santello)Dunlop / Offy1004,688running0160
3 898   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Wagner Lockheed   (J.C. Agajanian)Watson / Offy1003,062running0140
41045   Larry Dickson Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Blum / Offy991,822running0120
5 36   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Meskowski / Ford991,475running0100
6 98   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Fred Gerhardt)Ward / Offy981,188running080
71422   Wally Dallenbach Sprite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy98950running060
8123   Al Unser Vel's Parnelli Ford   (Parnelli Jones)King / Offy91831fuel pump050
9 576   Bill Puterbaugh Windmill Trucking   (Lee Glessner)Silnes / Offy86772fuel line040
10 61   Bobby Unser Bardahl   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy611,212coil030
111619   Arnie Knepper MVS Inc.Ward / Offy59653fuel pump020
121799   Carl Williams Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Lesovsky / Offy57594brakes010
131131   Bud Tingelstad Federal EngineeringMeskowski / Offy42534magneto0 
141511   Sammy Sessions Valvoline   (Tassi Vatis)Vollstedt / Offy27475fuel pump0 
15 782   Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy   (A.J. Foyt)Meskowski / Offy26416rear end0 
16 160   Greg Weld STP Gas Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)King / Plymouth20356piston20 
17 490   Mike Mosley Zecol / Lubaid   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy15297ignition0 
181858   Ralph Liguori Enterprise Machine   (Walt Flynn)Flynn / Offy14238brake line0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Lee Kunzman57Kenny Brenn
Roger West32T.B.
Jerry Daniels20Seymour Enterprises
Tom Bigelow84Midwest Manufacturing
Rollie Beale40Kilman
Wib Spalding37Curtis Auto Center
Bob Harkey52Koscot
Jim McElreath14Jim McElreath
Don Nordhorn70Smith

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Weld12020
  Mario Andretti2110080