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1976 Texas 150


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 7 of 13
Sunday, August 1, 1976 at Texas World Speedway, College Station, TX
75 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 0:52:04
Average speed: 172.885 mph
Pole speed: 207.314 mph
Cautions: 1 for 7 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1976 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1976 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 114   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt7510429running74300
2 740   Wally Dallenbach Goodyear   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS756352running1240
3 52   Johnny Rutherford Hy-Gain   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy754373running0210
4 912   Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy752592running0180
5 320   Gordon Johncock Goodyear   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS732259running0150
6125   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Eagle / Offy731926running0120
71124   Tom Bigelow Leader Card   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy731760running090
81869   Larry Cannon Hoffman Racing   (Richard Hoffman)Eagle / Offy731594running075
91365   Lee Kunzman City of Syracuse   (Patrick Santello)Eagle / Offy711428running060
101586   Al Loquasto Frostie Root Beer   (Al Loquasto)McLaren / Offy711262running045
111778   Bobby Olivero Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Eagle / Offy701178running030
12 838   Bill Simpson Nikon   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Offy691095running015
13168   Todd Gibson Routh Meat Packing   (Richard Routh)Eagle / Offy671012running0 
141019   Spike Gehlhausen Spirit of Indiana   (Carl Gehlhausen)McLaren / Offy67929running0 
151480   Larry Dickson R.P. Racing   (Russ Polak)McLaren / Offy66846oil pressure0 
16 668   Tom Sneva Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy66796fuel0 
17 221   Al Unser American Racing Wheels   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Cosworth57763bearing0 
18 493   Johnny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy26730valve0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12929  
30367   rabbit 
377539  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.3%             Average green flag run: 34.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  A.J. Foyt16060
  Wally Dallenbach61611
  A.J. Foyt627514

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Johnny Rutherford 2590    
2   Gordon Johncock 2020   -570  
3   Al Unser 1720   -870  
4   Wally Dallenbach 1715   -875  
5   Mike Mosley 1630   -960  
6   A.J. Foyt 1380   -1210  
7   Tom Sneva 1140   -1450  
8   Pancho Carter 860   -1730  
9   Johnny Parsons 800   -1790  
10   Mario Andretti 750   -1840  
11   Bobby Unser 660   -1930  
12   Roger McCluskey 600   -1990  
13   Salt Walther 340   -2250  
14   John Martin 300   -2290  
15   Steve Krisiloff 250   -2340  
16   Billy Vukovich, Jr. 240   -2350  
16   Dick Simon 240   -2350  
18   George Snider 200   -2390  
19   Bill Simpson 190   -2400  
20   Al Loquasto 180   -2410  
21   Tom Bigelow 140   -2450