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1974 Michigan 200


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 9 of 14
Sunday, July 21, 1974 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
100 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:14:41
Average speed: 160.695 mph
Pole speed: 196.239 mph
Cautions: 2 for 7 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1974 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1974 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 148   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy10016402running56400
2 515   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy1009545running0320
31020   Gordon Johncock STP Double Oil Filter   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy1005340running4280
4 43   Johnny Rutherford Bruce McLarenMcLaren / Offy1004230running13240
5164   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy1003087running0200
61340   Wally Dallenbach STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy1002778running0160
7178   Mike Hiss Sunoco DX   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy1002470running0120
8 898   Mike Mosley Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy1002315running10100
92011   Pancho Carter Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy992161running080
10 624   Tom Sneva Grant King Racing   (Grant King)King / Offy982007running060
11 721   Jimmy Caruthers Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy981852running040
121189   John Martin Automotive TechnologyMcLaren / Offy971698running020
13 214   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt971544running15 
141883   Sammy Sessions Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt931389running0 
151463   Larry McCoy Surefine Foods   (Eastern Racing Associates)Atlanta / Offy911235running0 
16 91   Roger McCluskey English Leather   (Lindsey Hopkins)McLaren / Offy611580hub1 
171242   Bentley Warren Hopkins Racing   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Offy59926crash0 
18 35   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy48772piston1 
192239   John Hubbard Precision Engine   (Robert LaWarre)Eagle / Chevy48618head gasket0 
201958   Eldon Rasmussen Ras-Car   (Eldon Rasmussen)Rascar24618piston0 
211544   Dick Simon Fen-Lub   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Foyt18618fuel pump0 
222127   Tom Bigelow Bryant Heating & Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy16618ignition0 
232325   Dan Murphy Adams Automotive   (Cicada Racing)Cicada / Offy15618oil seal0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Lloyd Ruby9Polish Racing
Lee Brayton61Sinmast
Salt Walther77Dayton-Walther
Johnny Parsons94Finley

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12424  
25295   #58 spun 
307142  
72732   #42 accident 
7410027  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.0%             Average green flag run: 31.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  A.J. Foyt144
  Mario Andretti551
  A.J. Foyt61611
  Johnny Rutherford172610
  Bobby Unser275933
  Roger McCluskey60601
  Mike Mosley617010
  Johnny Rutherford71733
  Gordon Johncock74774
  Bobby Unser7810023