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1976 Norton Twin 200s


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 6 of 13
Sunday, July 18, 1976 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
100 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:12:43
Average Speed: 165.033 mph
Pole Speed: 198.238 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1976 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 220   Gordon Johncock Sinmast   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS10015,829running44400
3 114   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt987,656out of fuel32280
2 52   Johnny Rutherford Hy-Gain   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy10010,822running12320
10 321   Al Unser American Racing Wheels   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Cosworth951,997running1060
61068   Tom Sneva Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy983,185running2160
4 693   Johnny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy984,397running0240
5177   Roger McCluskey Lindsey HopkinsHopkins / Offy983,778running0200
71642   Jan Opperman Mergard Racing   (Don Mergard)Eagle / Offy972,888running0120
82038   Bill Simpson Nikon   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Offy972,591running0100
91198   John Martin The Bottom Half   (Agajanian-Hammond-King)King / Offy962,544running080
111969   Larry Cannon Hoffman Racing   (Richard Hoffman)Eagle / Offy951,849running040
12 924   Tom Bigelow Leader Card   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy941,700running020
131227   Janet Guthrie Bryant Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy931,552running0 
141380   Larry Dickson R.P. Racing   (Russ Polak)McLaren / Offy851,404running0 
152190   Frank Weiss Eastside Cafe   (Art Sugai)Vollstedt / Offy821,255running0 
161819   Spike Gehlhausen Spirit of Indiana   (Carl Gehlhausen)McLaren / Offy611,166drive shaft0 
171458   Eldon Rasmussen Anacomp   (Eldon Rasmussen)Rascar / Foyt601,106turbocharger0 
181565   Lee Kunzman S&M Electric   (Patrick Santello)Eagle / Offy561,047shock absorber0 
19 717   Dick Simon Bryant Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy46988universal joint0 
20 440   Wally Dallenbach Sinmast   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS10928drive shaft0 
212236   Jerry Karl Shurfine Foods   (James Bidwell)McLaren / Offy10899gearbox0 
22 812   Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy7869crash0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
177  
8158   #12 accident 
169277  
93953   #69 spun 
961005  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.0%             Average green flag run: 29.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  A.J. Foyt13232
  Al Unser33408
  Gordon Johncock41422
  Al Unser43442
  Tom Sneva45462
  Gordon Johncock476115
  Johnny Rutherford627312
  Gordon Johncock7410027