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1966 Golden State 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 15 of 16
Sunday, October 23, 1966 at California State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:07:45
Average Speed: 88.568 mph
Pole Speed: 96.826 mph
Cautions: 3 for 8 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1966 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1966 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 298   Dick Atkins REV 500   (J.C. Agajanian)Watson / Offy1004,705running7200
21012   Chuck Hulse Wynn's   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1003,199running0160
3 97   Larry Dickson Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)Meskowski / Offy1002,070running0140
4 14   Don Branson Bob WilkeWatson / Offy1001,364running29120
5135   Bobby Unser Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Blum / Offy1001,129running0100
61824   Greg Weld Kenny BrennMeskowski / Offy99941running080
7 53   Jim McElreath John ZinkMoore / Offy98752running060
81622   Bud Tingelstad Federal Engineering   (Federal Automotive Associates)Meskowski / Offy98658running050
91431   Art Pollard Don CollinsVollstedt / Offy96611running040
10 31   Mario Andretti Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy95564rear end6430
11 677   George Snider Dayton Steel Wheel   (George Walther)Silnes / Offy95517crash020
12 884   Bob Tattersall Midwest Manufacturing   (Carl Gehlhausen)Kurtis / Offy92470running0 
131781   Arnie Knepper Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Dunlop / Offy83423crash0 
14 753   Gary Congdon Valvoline   (Tassi Vatis)Vollstedt / Offy77376brakes0 
151558   Carl Williams Mel NelsonLesovsky / Offy56329oil leak0 
16 435   Ralph Liguori Enterprise Machine   (Walt Flynn)Flynn / Offy32282clutch0 
17122   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Meskowski / Offy25235fuel line0 
181144   Al Unser Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Lesovsky / Offy17188throttle link0 

Relief Drivers:
Car #84: Ralph Liguori (0 laps)

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ronnie Duman20S & D
Billy Foster52Vargo Excavating
Don Meacham42Lyle Hyneman
Bruce Jacobi85Seidelman & Crews
Chuck Booth65Travelon Trailer
Gary Bettenhausen61American Eagle
Roger McCluskey8G.C. Murphy

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Atkins111
  Don Branson23029
  Mario Andretti319464
  Dick Atkins951006