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1971 Bobby Ball 150

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USAC Champ Car Series race number 12 of 12
Saturday, October 23, 1971 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:21:18
Average speed: 110.333 mph
Pole speed: 134.932 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1971 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1971 standings

1 39   A.J. Foyt ITT / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Ford1509958running107300
2156   Roger McCluskey Sprite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy1506047running6240
31832   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Brabham / Offy1494252running3210
4 95   Mario Andretti STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)McNamara / Ford1493062running8180
51016   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Offy1492670running0150
6123   Jim McElreath Patrick Petroleum   (Walt Michner)Eagle / Offy1482376running0120
71910   Dick Simon TraveLodge Sleeper   (Dick Simon)Lola / Ford1482082running090
8 12   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy1482135running2675
9168   Art Pollard Gilmore RacingScorpion / Ford1481961running060
101115   Joe Leonard Samsonite   (Vel Miletich)Colt / Ford1481788running045
11227   Wally Dallenbach Vollstedt Enterprises   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Ford1191714running030
121428   Bill Simpson Wynn's Kwik Kool   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Offy951641oil leak015
132311   Sammy Sessions King O'Lawn   (J.C. Agajanian)Lola / Offy931567fuel hose0 
142031   Greg Weld Federal Engineering   (Federal Automotive Associates)Gerhardt / Offy691494turbocharger0 
15 640   George Snider STP Keep-Kool Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)King / Offy651420ignition0 
16 266   Mark Donohue Sunoco   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy481347engine0 
172195   Carl Williams City of Terre Haute   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy421273engine0 
182470   George Eaton Check Oil Treatment   (George Fejer / Rudy Fejer)Lola / Ford401200valve0 
19 54   Mike Mosley G.C. Murphy   (Ralph Wilke)Watson / Offy331200valve0 
201320   Steve Krisiloff STP Gas Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)King / Offy281200rear end0 
21 81   Al Unser Johnny Lightning 500   (Vel Miletich)Colt / Offy151950crash0 
22 418   Johnny Rutherford Patrick Petroleum   (Walt Michner)Brabham / Offy151200crash0 
23 742   Swede Savage Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy101200cam gear0 
241712   Lloyd Ruby Utah Stars   (Gene White)Mongoose / Ford41200oil line0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Gordon Johncock7Vollstedt Enterprises
Dennis Zimmerman17
Cale Yarborough21Gene White Firestone
Wally Dallenbach22
Mel Kenyon23Sprite
Duke Cook30
Eldon Rasmussen35Federal Engineering
Bruce Walkup37Caves Buick
Don Brown39,89
Jimmy Caruthers46Thermo-King
John Cannon61
Max Dudley61Dudley Boat & Trailer
John Martin72King O'Lawn
Karl Busson73
?76Marvin Webster
Tom Sneva79
?80Ralph Wilke
Keith Rachwitz81
Arnie Knepper90
Bob Harkey99Joe Hunt Magneto
?111Ed Marshall
Crockey Peterson150

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Unser12626
  A.J. Foyt279064
  Roger McCluskey91966
  Billy Vukovich, Jr.97993
  Mario Andretti1001078
  A.J. Foyt10815043