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1968 Indy 200 Heat 1


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 13 of 28
Sunday, July 21, 1968 at Indianapolis Raceway Park, Clermont, IN
40 laps on a 2.500 mile road course (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:01:59
Average Speed: 96.8 mph
Pole Speed: 99.086 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 12 sec
Attendance: 12,500
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1968 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1968 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 55   Al Unser Retzloff Chemical   (Al Retzloff)Lola / Ford40 running22200
2 12   Mario Andretti Overseas National Airways   (Mario Andretti)Brawner / Ford40 running16160
3 33   Bobby Unser Rislone   (Bob Wilke)Eagle / Ford40 running0140
4171   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Ford40 running0120
5234   Gordon Johncock Gilmore Broadcasting   (Gordon Johncock)Gerhardt / Ford40 running0100
6 745   Ronnie Bucknum Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Eagle / Ford39 running080
71321   Art Pollard Bryant Heating & Cooling   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Ford38 running060
81141   John Cannon George BryantCheetah / Ford38 running050
91990   Mike Mosley Zecol / Lubaid   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Ford38 running040
101438   Jim McElreath Jack Adams Aircraft / Wynn's   (Jack Adams)Lola / Ford37 running030
112019   Arnie Knepper MVS Inc.Cecil / Ford36 running020
12 839   Lou Sell Wynn's / Smothers Brothers   (Pacesetter Racing)Eagle / Ford33 oil leak010
13 698   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Wagner Lockheed Brake Fluid   (J.C. Agajanian)Brabham / Ford28 lost wheel0 
14 260   Joe Leonard STP   (Parnelli Jones)Lotus / Pratt & Whitney27200spun out2 
152475   Bruce Jacobi Avanti II   (Carol Horton)Marathon / Ford22 spun out0 
161210   Bud Tingelstad Federal Engineering   (Federal Automotive Associates)Gerhardt / Ford21599spun out0 
17 967   Jim Malloy Jim Robbins Seat Belt   (Jim Robbins)Vollstedt / Ford17 spun out0 
182271   Bruce Walkup Stewart-Warner   (Paula Horton)Marathon / Ford15 running0 
19168   Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Ford14 tire0 
202136   Bob Harkey Bulldog Stables   (Buzz Harvey)Gerhardt / Chevy11 crash0 
211011   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King Auto Air Conditioning   (Don Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Ford8 half shaft0 
221814   Sammy Sessions Quaker State   (Myron Caves)Gerhardt / Offy2 half shaft0 
23 425   Lloyd Ruby Gene WhiteMongoose / Ford1 half shaft0 
241522   Johnny Rutherford Michner Petroleum   (Walt Michner)Eagle / Ford0 suspension0 
2525111   George Fejer Chinook VII   (George Fejer)Chinook / Ford044did not start0 
262678   Jerry Grant Bardahl   (Friedkin Enterprises)Eagle / Ford0 did not start0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Leonard122
  Mario Andretti31816
  Al Unser194022