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1966 Tony Bettenhausen Memorial


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 10 of 16
Saturday, August 20, 1966 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:03:00
Average Speed: 95.243 mph
Pole Speed: 108.959 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1966 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1966 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
2 41   Mario Andretti Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1003,386running0160
121198   Dick Atkins REV 500   (J.C. Agajanian)Watson / Offy91497out of fuel010
1 14   Don Branson Bob WilkeWatson / Offy1004,979running100200
15 953   Gary Congdon Valvoline   (Tassi Vatis)Vollstedt / Offy36348dnf0 
91424   Larry Dickson Kenny BrennMeskowski / Offy95647running040
171896   Ronnie Duman J. Frank HarrisonEisert / Chevy20248retired0 
3 22   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Meskowski / Offy1002,191running0140
131081   Bob Harkey Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Dunlop / Offy63448dnf0 
18 312   Chuck Hulse Wynn's   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy19199lost tire0 
4157   Joe Leonard Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)Meskowski / Offy981,444running0120
81235   Ralph Liguori Enterprise Machine   (Walt Flynn)Flynn / Offy96697running050
14 58   Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy41398transmission0 
11133   Jim McElreath John ZinkMoore / Offy92547running020
6 820   George Snider S & D   (Louis Seymour)Meskowski / Offy97995running080
161784   Bob Tattersall Midwest Manufacturing   (Carl Gehlhausen)Kurtis / Offy34298oil line0 
7 622   Bud Tingelstad Federal Engineering   (Federal Automotive Associates)Meskowski / Offy97796running060
5 75   Bobby Unser Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Blum / Offy981,195running0100
101677   Carl Williams Dayton Steel Wheel   (George Walther)Silnes / Offy95597running030

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bob King36Stahl Brothers
Jim Hurtubise42Lyle Hyneman
John Hollansworth42John Hollansworth
Bud Randall52Vargo Excavating
Chuck Arnold58Nelson
Gary Bettenhausen61McManus Brothers
Arnie Knepper70Bob Lesko

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Don Branson1100100