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1974 Schaefer 500


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 8 of 14
Sunday, June 30, 1974 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:11:27
Average speed: 156.701 mph
Pole speed: 182.5 mph
Cautions: 6 for 29 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1974 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1974 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 53   Johnny Rutherford Bruce McLarenMcLaren / Offy20092700running181000
21021   Jimmy Caruthers Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy19949250running0800
3 420   Gordon Johncock STP Double Oil Filter   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy19931700running7700
4 260   Steve Krisiloff STP Gas Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy19817020running4600
5 148   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy19714750running74500
6129   Lloyd Ruby Umlimited RacingEagle / Offy1979905running0400
71542   Bentley Warren Hopkins Racing   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Offy1969050running0300
8194   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy1948480running0250
93358   Eldon Rasmussen Ras-Car   (Eldon Rasmussen)Rascar / Foyt1927910running0200
10 340   Wally Dallenbach STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Eagle / Offy1887540engine40150
111786   Al Loquasto Hess's   (K & L Racing)McLaren / Offy1796770running0100
122763   Larry McCoy Surefine Foods   (Eastern Racing Associates)Rascar / Offy1746215running050
13 724   Tom Sneva Grant King Racing   (Grant King)King / Offy1556058crash0 
142861   Lee Brayton Sinmast   (Eisenhour-Brayton Racing Team)Coyote / Foyt1515915running0 
152211   Pancho Carter Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy1465772connecting rod0 
162189   John Martin Automotive TechnologyMcLaren / Offy1385645running0 
17 85   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy1326288crash57 
181618   Bill Simpson American Kids Racers   (Richard Beith)Eagle / Offy1315345connecting rod0 
193227   Tom Bigelow Bryant Heating & Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy1085202engine0 
202677   Salt Walther Dayton-Walther   (George Walther)McLaren / Offy795060transmission0 
21 998   Mike Mosley Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy704918turbocharger0 
22 615   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy644275connecting rod0 
232345   Jim McElreath Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Eagle / Offy464632turbocharger0 
241856   Jim Hurtubise Miller High Life   (Gohr Racing)McLaren / Offy314490ignition0 
253182   George Snider Gilmore Racing   (Jim Greer)Coyote / Foyt253848radiator0 
262526   Bob Harkey Grant King Racing   (Grant King)King / Offy214205overheating0 
272914   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt203562upright0 
28301   Roger McCluskey English Leather   (Lindsey Hopkins)Riley / Offy184420overheating0 
291344   Dick Simon TraveLodge   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Foyt183778manifold0 
302030   Sammy Sessions Oriente Express   (Smokey Yunick)Eagle / Chevy153135turbocharger0 
31118   Gary Bettenhausen Sunoco DX   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy92992piston0 
322476   Jerry Karl Webster Racing   (Marvin Webster)Eagle / Offy42850connecting rod0 
331451   Jan Opperman Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy42850overheating0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12424  
25295   #15 tow-in 
307849  
79835   #20 tow-in 
849411  
95962   #89 tow-in 
9711923  
1201245   #89 tow-in 
1251328  
1331386   #5 accident 
13915618  
1571626   #24 accident 
16320038  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.5%             Average green flag run: 24.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Wally Dallenbach133
  Bobby Unser496
  Mario Andretti102314
  Steve Krisiloff24241
  Mario Andretti254723
  Steve Krisiloff48503
  Gordon Johncock51522
  Mario Andretti537220
  Gordon Johncock73775
  Bobby Unser7811740
  Wally Dallenbach1181247
  Bobby Unser1251306
  Wally Dallenbach1311366
  Bobby Unser13715519
  Johnny Rutherford1561594
  Bobby Unser1601623
  Wally Dallenbach16318018
  Johnny Rutherford1811811
  Wally Dallenbach1821876
  Johnny Rutherford18820013