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1976 Schaefer 500


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 5 of 13
Sunday, June 27, 1976 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:28:53
Average Speed: 143.622 mph
Pole Speed: no time trials
Cautions: 10 for 48 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1976 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
2 612   Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy20042,410running14800
31 514   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt313,660engine12 
10 417   Dick Simon Bryant Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy1958,060running0150
251819   Spike Gehlhausen Spirit of Indiana   (Carl Gehlhausen)McLaren / Offy744,060engine0 
4152   Johnny Rutherford Hy-Gain   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy20016,785running1600
27 820   Gordon Johncock Sinmast / Goodyear   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS543,760engine4 
11621   Al Unser American Racing Wheels   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Cosworth20084,360running1091000
92523   George Snider Hubler Chevrolet   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy1957,710running0200
291924   Tom Bigelow Leader Card   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy433,460ignition0 
242227   Janet Guthrie Bryant Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy894,210gearbox0 
32103   Bobby Unser Cobre Tire   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy253,060piston0 
61236   Roger McCluskey Shurfine Foods   (James Bidwell)Hopkins / Offy1989,860running0400
232938   Bill Simpson Nikon   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Offy934,360gearbox0 
31440   Wally Dallenbach Sinmast / Goodyear   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS20026,960running7700
193242   Jan Opperman Spirit of Truth   (Don Mergard)Eagle / Offy1454,960running0 
113344   Larry Dickson Lan Hairpieces   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Foyt1886,560running0100
332145   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Eagle / Offy163,060steering0 
14 748   Pancho Carter Jorgensen Steel   (Earle Jorgensen)Eagle / Offy1835,710suspension8 
26 25   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Eagle / Offy603,910gear0 
202658   Eldon Rasmussen Anacomp   (Eldon Rasmussen)Rascar / Offy1155,310brakes0 
5 36   Mario Andretti CAM2 Motor Oil   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy19812,085running45500
162463   Larry McCoy Shurfine Foods   (James Bidwell)Rascar / Offy1595,410running0 
132865   Lee Kunzman City of Syracuse   (Patrick Santello)Eagle / Offy1865,860running0 
71368   Tom Sneva Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy1979,060running0300
302369   Larry Cannon American Financial   (Richard Hoffman)Eagle / Offy373,310piston0 
183077   Salt Walther Dayton-Walther   (George Walther)McLaren / Offy1515,110running0 
17208   Todd Gibson Routh Meat Packing   (Richard Routh)Eagle / Offy1565,260oil leak0 
15 986   Al Loquasto Frostie Root Beer   (Al Loquasto)McLaren / Offy1836,060running0 
81192   Steve Krisiloff 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy1968,360running0250
22 193   Johnny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy1105,510valve0 
123196   Bob Harkey McIntire Chevrolet   (Agajanian-Purcell-King)King / Offy1876,060running050
282797   Sheldon Kinser The Bottom Half   (Agajanian-King)King / Offy473,610overheating0 
211798   John Martin Genesee Beer   (Agajanian-Hammond-King)King / Offy1134,660engine0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
166   #58 accident 
72519  
26294   #3 stalled on track 
30301  
31377   #14 engine 
38381  
39424   #69 stalled on track 
435917  
60656   debris 
667611  
77815   #19 engine 
82865  
87893   #86 spun 
90989  
991024   #38 tow-in 
10311412  
1151184   #98 engine 
11915133  
1521565   debris 
15720044  
  Percent of race run under caution: 24.0%             Average green flag run: 15.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti166
  A.J. Foyt71812
  Al Unser19279
  Gordon Johncock28314
  Al Unser325827
  Pancho Carter59668
  Mike Mosley67759
  Mario Andretti76783
  Johnny Rutherford79791
  Mike Mosley80812
  Mario Andretti8210019
  Wally Dallenbach1011011
  Mario Andretti10211413
  Mike Mosley1151173
  Mario Andretti1181214
  Al Unser12215433
  Wally Dallenbach1551606
  Al Unser16120040