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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 14
Sunday, March 27, 1977 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:20:48
Average speed: 111.395 mph
Pole speed: 142.236 mph
Cautions: 5 for 29 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1977 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1977 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 12   Johnny Rutherford 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Cosworth15012550running51300
2 514   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt1506555running59240
3 811   Roger McCluskey 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Lindsey Hopkins)Lightning / Offy1494738running0210
4 924   Tom Bigelow Thermo King   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy1493375running0180
51825   Danny Ongais Interscope Racing   (Ted Field)Parnelli / Cosworth1483090running0150
6135   Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy1482805running0120
72117   Dick Simon Payne Air Conditioning   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy1472662running090
81485   Vern Schuppan Wildcat Racing   (Frank Curtis)Wildcat / Offy1472520running075
9 621   Al Unser American Racing Wheels   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Cosworth1472378running160
10 740   Wally Dallenbach Patrick Racing   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS1472235running545
112099   Gary Bettenhausen Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Eagle / Offy1452164running030
12 220   Gordon Johncock Patrick Racing   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS1452593running2715
132222   Todd Gibson Routh Meat Packing   (Richard Routh)Eagle / DGS1442021running0 
141619   Spike Gehlhausen PV Corp   (Carl Gehlhausen)McLaren / Offy1381950running0 
151229   Cliff Hucul Hucul & Hunter   (Hucul-Hunter-Arndt)McLaren / Offy1351879running0 
16 38   Tom Sneva Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Cosworth781836oil cooler2 
17 46   Bobby Unser Cobre Tire   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy751808piston0 
181577   Salt Walther Dayton-Walther   (George Walther)McLaren / DGS491779turbocharger5 
191115   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Eagle / Offy401750valve0 
201048   Pancho Carter Jorgensen Steel   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Offy331722radiator0 
211786   Al Loquasto Frostie Root Beer   (Al Loquasto)McLaren / Offy211708crash0 
221939   Bill Simpson Theodore Racing   (Teddy Yip)McLaren / Offy41693crash0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Mario Andretti9CAM2 Motor Oil
Jim McElreath26McElreath Racing
Larry Dickson80WKYG Radio / Polak
Rick Mears90Eastside Cafe

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
6116   #39 accident turn 4 
122716  
28347   #86 accident turn 1 
357440  
75795   #19 spun 
809314  
94985   #20 spun 
9911820  
1191246   #21,40 spun 
12515026  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.3%             Average green flag run: 20.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gordon Johncock12626
  A.J. Foyt27271
  Gordon Johncock28281
  Tom Sneva29291
  Salt Walther30345
  A.J. Foyt357642
  Al Unser77771
  Tom Sneva78781
  A.J. Foyt799416
  Wally Dallenbach95995
  Johnny Rutherford10015051

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   A.J. Foyt 640    
2   Tom Bigelow 420   -220  
3   Al Unser 380   -260  
4   Johnny Rutherford 300   -340  
5   Pancho Carter 280   -360  
6   Danny Ongais 270   -370  
7   Dick Simon 250   -390  
8   Gordon Johncock 215   -425  
9   Roger McCluskey 210   -430  
10   Vern Schuppan 175   -465  
11   Mike Mosley 120   -520  
12   Gary Bettenhausen 90   -550  
13   Bill Simpson 80   -560  
14   Wally Dallenbach 45   -595  
15   Todd Gibson 40   -600  
16   Cliff Hucul 20   -620