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USAC Champ Car Series race number 18 of 18
Saturday, November 21, 1970 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:17:30
Average speed: 116.807 mph
Pole speed: 132.256 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1970 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1970 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 442   Swede Savage Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Ford15011646running1300
2 12   Al Unser Johnny Lightning 500   (Vel Miletich)Colt / Ford1506071running66240
3 957   Roger McCluskey Quickick   (Hayhoe Racing Enterprises)Scorpion / Ford1506071running22210
4 722   Wally Dallenbach Sprite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Ford1502747running0180
5103   Jim McElreath Wagner Lockheed   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Ford1492366running0150
6 618   Johnny Rutherford Patrick Petroleum   (Walt Michner)Eagle / Ford1492081running0120
71790   George Snider G.C. Murphy   (Ralph Wilke)Watson / Ford1471796running090
82420   Mario Andretti STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Brawner / Ford1462153running075
91344   Dick Simon TraveLodge   (Racing International)Vollstedt / Ford1441582running060
101932   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Brabham / Offy1241511running045
111417   Larry Dickson Lombard Lighting   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Ford1031440gear case030
122135   Sammy Sessions Stearns Transi-Tread   (Federal Automotive Associates)Gerhardt / Offy1001368running015
132031   Jim Malloy Stearns Transi-Tread   (Federal Automotive Associates)Gerhardt / Offy991297running0 
141289   Jerry Grant Nelson Ironworks   (Jerry Grant)Eagle / Offy751226overheating0 
152373   Karl Busson Southwest Lift Truck   (Bob Cavanaugh)Halibrand / Chevy711155too slow0 
16 512   Lloyd Ruby Daniels Cablevision   (Gene White)Laycock / Ford631083crash0 
17 248   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Ford611012gearbox61 
182292   Bud Tingelstad Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Brabham / Offy60941oil leak0 
191116   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Offy50941water leak0 
20 89   Mike Mosley G.C. Murphy   (Ralph Wilke)Watson / Offy47941engine0 
211628   Bill Simpson Carborundum-Kynol   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Chevy46941engine0 
221854   Rick Muther City of Memphis   (Two Jacks Inc.)Glen Bryant / Pratt & Whitney37941engine0 
23 314   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Ford35941brakes0 
241577   Art Pollard Walther's Tyrone   (George Walther)Morris / Ford30941valve0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bobby AllenEmrich Chevrolet
Mario Andretti1STP Oil Treatment
Bruce Jacobi11Temper
Tom Sneva21Vollstedt Racing
Tom Bigelow34Midwest Manufacturing
Don Brown39Seymour Enterprises
Bob DeJong43Fiore Racing
Larry Cannon47Blacker
Dave Strickland50Navarro
Ned Spath51Topaz Equipment
Jerry Karl52Trackstar Helmet
Max Dudley61Dudley Trucking
Darrell Dockery62Saf-Gard Coolant
Bob Harkey69Joe Hunt Magneto
Gary Bettenhausen78Thermo King
Bob Gregg79Kramer
Keith Rachwitz81Lynch
John Martin82John Martin
Bentley Warren94Vatis Enterprises
Bruce Walkup98Wynn's
Johnny Parsons99Joe Hunt Magneto
John Mahler100Eagle 100
Dee Jones101Serendipity
Bud Morley114

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Unser16161
  Al Unser6212766
  Roger McCluskey12814922
  Swede Savage1501501