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1973 Tony Bettenhausen 200


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 8 of 16
Sunday, August 12, 1973 at Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:47
Average speed: 108.32 mph
Pole speed: 131.82 mph
Cautions: 6 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1973 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1973 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 140   Wally Dallenbach STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Eagle / Offy20014706running50400
2 698   Mike Mosley Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy2007777running0320
3122   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy2004633running38280
41034   Jim McElreath Norris Industries   (Champ Carr Inc.)Eagle / Offy1992967running16240
5136   Mike Hiss Thermo King Air Conditioning   (Don Gerhardt)Eagle / Offy1992327running0200
6113   Roger McCluskey Hopkins Buick   (Lindsey Hopkins)McLaren / Offy1982095running0160
7141   Joe Leonard Samsonite   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy1982362running0120
81621   Jimmy Caruthers Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy1941745running0100
91719   Mel Kenyon Atlanta Falcons   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Foyt1921629running080
102194   John Hubbard Two Jacks Flyer   (Tassi Vatis)Finley-Eagle / Offy1881513running060
112293   Jerry Karl Cicada RacingCicada / Offy1841396running040
122551   Jigger Sirois Minnesota Serendipity   (Gavan & O'Reilly)Mongoose / Foyt1811280running020
131597   Johnny Parsons Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy1711164running0 
142058   Tom Sneva Midwest Manufacturing Dura-Pot   (Carl Gehlhausen)King / Offy1711047running0 
152663   Larry McCoy Eastern Racing AssociatesAtlanta / Offy162931ignition0 
161936   Bentley Warren Bay State RacingEagle / Offy144815oil seal0 
17 320   Gordon Johncock STP Double Oil Filter   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy1111448crash24 
18 47   Johnny Rutherford Gulf   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy109582crash0 
19 911   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy93466suspension0 
20 75   Gary Bettenhausen Sunoco DX   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy77576oil pressure10 
21 224   Steve Krisiloff The Cattle Cart   (Grant King)King / Offy621086ignition62 
22 844   Dick Simon TraveLodge   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Foyt46466waste gate0 
23249   Sammy Sessions MVS Inc.Eagle / Foyt36466fuel0 
242323   Al Loquasto Curtis Auto Center   (Frank Curtis)Curtis / Foyt34466oil leak0 
25 514   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt27466handling0 
26184   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy0466crash0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
188   #4 accident turn 1 
9135  
14185   #7,14 accident turn 4 
19191  
20245   #3 spun turn 4 
25262  
27315   #14,58 accident turn 4 
328251  
83875   #93 stalled turn 4 
8811023  
1111177   #7 spun turn 3 
11820083  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 27.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Steve Krisiloff16262
  Billy Vukovich, Jr.63664
  Gary Bettenhausen677610
  Wally Dallenbach778610
  Gordon Johncock8711024
  Billy Vukovich, Jr.1111133
  Jim McElreath1141218
  Wally Dallenbach1221298
  Jim McElreath1301378
  Wally Dallenbach1381469
  Billy Vukovich, Jr.14717731
  Wally Dallenbach17820023