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1965 Tony Bettenhausen Memorial


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 12 of 18
Saturday, August 21, 1965 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:02:23
Average Speed: 96.174 mph
Pole Speed: 109.456 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 25,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1965 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1965 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 51   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Meskowski / Offy1004,609running86200
8 910   Jud Larson Federal Engineering   (Dan LeVine)Meskowski / Offy97645running050
3 612   Mario Andretti Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy992,027running0140
16 418   Arnie Knepper Konstant Hot   (Tassi Vatis)Huffaker / Offy25276oil pressure0 
131119   Carl Williams Robert McDermottMeskowski / Offy33414oil pressure0 
4 22   Johnny Rutherford Wynn's   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy991,336running14120
151322   Ronnie Duman Enterprise Machine   (Walt Flynn)Flynn / Offy29322piston0 
6 34   Don Branson Wynn's   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy99921running080
7125   Bud Tingelstad American Red Ball   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy97737running060
5 152   Jim McElreath John ZinkMeskowski / Offy991,106running0100
91458   Gary Congdon Churchill HardenRusso-Nichels / Offy95599running040
111676   Gordon Johncock Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Blum / Offy93506running020
14 781   Red Riegel Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Dunlop / Offy30368mechanical0 
121584   Al Miller Midwest Manufacturing   (Carl Gehlhausen)Kurtis / Offy38460running010
101088   Bobby Unser Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)Meskowski / Offy94553running030
171797   Mike McGreevey Stoye Racing   (Adolph Stoye)Stoye / Offy20230too slow0 
2 898   George Snider Hurst   (J.C. Agajanian)Watson / Offy1003,134running0160

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Rutherford11414
  A.J. Foyt1510086