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1975 Schaefer 500


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 8 of 13
Sunday, June 29, 1975 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps* on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:01:13
Average speed: 140.712 mph
Pole speed: 183.281 mph
Cautions: 8 for 46 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1975 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1975 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 214   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt17083250running1151000
2 640   Wally Dallenbach Sinmast   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Offy17040500running0800
3146   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Cobre Tire   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy16926150running4700
41315   Roger McCluskey Silver Floss Sauerkraut   (Lindsey Hopkins)Riley / Offy16915995running0600
53145   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Eagle / Offy16811525running0500
6 52   Johnny Rutherford Gatorade   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy1689405running0400
72689   John Martin Automotive TechnologyMcLaren / Offy1668550running0300
81578   Jimmy Caruthers Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Eagle / Offy1667980running5250
92583   Bill Puterbaugh McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Eagle / Offy1667410running0200
101897   George Snider Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy1656840running0150
112824   Bentley Warren The Bottom Half   (Grant King)King / Offy1656270running0100
122086   Al Loquasto Frostie Root Beer   (Al Loquasto)McLaren / Offy1655700running050
132446   Rick Muther Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Eagle / Offy1645558running0 
14 373   Jerry Grant Spirit of Orange County   (Fred Carrillo)Eagle / Offy1515415running2 
152319   Sheldon Kinser Spirit of Indiana   (Grant King)King / Offy1505272running0 
162238   Jerry Karl Midwest Manufacturing Sunflower   (Carl Gehlhausen)King / Offy1495130in pits0 
172794   Lee Kunzman Ayr-Way / WNAP   (Tassi Vatis)Finley / Offy1474988engine0 
182963   Larry McCoy Shurfine Foods   (James Bidwell)Rascar / Offy1434845running0 
193058   Eldon Rasmussen Anacomp / Wild Rose   (Eldon Rasmussen)Rascar / Foyt1414702running0 
20 120   Gordon Johncock Sinmast   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS1395260crash29 
213317   Tom Bigelow Bryant Heating & Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy1274418running0 
22 448   Bobby Unser Jorgensen Steel   (Earle Jorgensen)Eagle / Offy1015025gearbox0 
232144   Dick Simon Bruce Cogle Ford   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Foyt864132wheel bearing0 
24 911   Pancho Carter Cobre Tire   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy843990gearbox12 
251021   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy793848piston2 
261693   Johnny Parsons Ayr-Way / WNAP   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy683705piston0 
271116   Bobby Allison CAM2 Motor Oil   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy573562ignition0 
281910   Steve Krisiloff Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy543420valve1 
291268   Tom Sneva Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy383278injector0 
303233   Bob Harkey Dayton-Walther   (George Walther)McLaren / Offy373135radiator0 
31 712   Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy262992piston0 
32 84   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Eagle / Offy62850intake valve0 
331777   Salt Walther Dayton-Walther   (George Walther)McLaren / Offy32850piston0 
* Race shortened to 170 laps due to rain.


Relief Drivers:

Car #33: Salt Walther (17 laps)

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Mike Hiss99

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gordon Johncock11212
  A.J. Foyt132311
  Mario Andretti24252
  Steve Krisiloff26261
  A.J. Foyt274620
  Billy Vukovich, Jr.47504
  A.J. Foyt516010
  Pancho Carter617212
  Gordon Johncock73797
  Jimmy Caruthers80845
  Jerry Grant85862
  A.J. Foyt8710014
  Gordon Johncock1011066
  A.J. Foyt10712721
  Gordon Johncock1281314
  A.J. Foyt13217039

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   A.J. Foyt 3810    
2   Johnny Rutherford 2190   -1620  
3   Bobby Unser 2070   -1740  
4   Wally Dallenbach 1850   -1960  
5   Billy Vukovich, Jr. 1490   -2320  
6   Roger McCluskey 1345   -2465  
7   Steve Krisiloff 1330   -2480  
8   John Martin 960   -2850  
9   Pancho Carter 955   -2855  
10   Lee Kunzman 740   -3070  
11   Tom Sneva 690   -3120  
12   Gary Bettenhausen 625   -3185  
13   Mike Mosley 620   -3190  
14   Bill Puterbaugh 500   -3310  
15   George Snider 400   -3410  
15   Gordon Johncock 400   -3410  
17   Al Loquasto 380   -3430  
18   Jimmy Caruthers 350   -3460  
19   Salt Walther 260   -3550  
19   Eldon Rasmussen 260   -3550  
21   Bob Harkey 150   -3660