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1974 Norton 250


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 11 of 14
Sunday, September 15, 1974 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
125 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:45:32
Average Speed: 142.135 mph
Pole Speed: 201.286 mph
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1974 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1974 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 315   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy12518,970running68500
21411   Pancho Carter Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy12310,920running0400
3 748   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy1236,745running26350
41268   Mike Hiss Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Eagle / Offy1185,111running0300
5 424   Tom Sneva Grant King Racing   (Grant King)King / Offy1164,230running0250
61789   John Martin Automotive TechnologyMcLaren / Offy1103,525piston0200
71925   Dan Murphy Adams Automotive   (Cicada Racing)Cicada / Offy1062,820running0150
82343   Karl Busson Fiore Racing   (Frank Fiore)Vollstedt / Offy1022,468running0125
9 23   Johnny Rutherford Bruce McLarenMcLaren / Offy972,791running0100
10 55   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy822,115piston075
111640   Wally Dallenbach STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy811,939oil pressure050
121342   Mel Kenyon Hopkins Racing   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Offy801,762crash025
13151   Roger McCluskey English Leather   (Lindsey Hopkins)Riley / Offy712,086crash0 
141120   Gordon Johncock STP Double Oil Filter   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy521,410ignition16 
15 898   Mike Mosley Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy381,234piston12 
162210   George Snider Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt381,058piston0 
171063   Larry McCoy Shurfine Foods   (James Bidwell)Atlanta / Offy32881piston0 
18 621   Jimmy Caruthers Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy31705connecting rod0 
19214   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy29705waste gate0 
202061   Lee Brayton Sinmast   (Eisenhour-Brayton Racing Team)Eagle / Foyt22705pit fire0 
21 99   Lloyd Ruby Unlimited RacingEagle / Offy20705connecting rod0 
221858   Eldon Rasmussen Ras-Car   (Eldon Rasmussen)Rascar / Foyt18705piston0 
232439   John Hubbard Precision Engine   (Robert LaWarre)Eagle / Chevy17705overheating0 
24 114   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt5705piston3 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Benny Rapp71Gifford

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #14 oil on track 
93123  
32365   #43 stalled on track 
376832  
69713   #89 spun 
72721  
73786   #1 accident 
79846  
85895   #42 accident turn 2 
9012536  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.4%             Average green flag run: 17.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  A.J. Foyt133
  Gordon Johncock41916
  Mike Mosley203112
  Al Unser32321
  Bobby Unser33331
  Al Unser345421
  Bobby Unser55551
  Al Unser568732
  Bobby Unser88881
  Al Unser89935
  Bobby Unser9411623
  Al Unser1171259