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1976 Benihana World Series of Auto Racing


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 12 of 13
Sunday, October 31, 1976 at Texas World Speedway, College Station, TX
100 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:19:50
Average Speed: 150.315 mph
Pole Speed: 206.718 mph
Cautions: 4 for 28 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1976 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 62   Johnny Rutherford Hy-Gain   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy10012,308running9400
2 720   Gordon Johncock Goodyear   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS1007,798running24320
31521   Al Unser American Racing Wheels   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Cosworth994,958running0280
4 468   Mario Andretti Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy993,583running1240
5195   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Eagle / Offy993,428running4200
6 340   Wally Dallenbach Goodyear   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS972,798engine6160
71618   George Snider Spirit of Truth   (Bobby Hillin)Eagle / Offy962,608running0120
81780   Larry Dickson Polak Racing   (Russ Polak)McLaren / Offy962,418running0100
92090   Rick Mears Eastside Cafe   (Art Sugai)Eagle / Offy962,228running080
10 548   Pancho Carter Jorgensen Steel   (Earle Jorgensen)Eagle / Offy942,038running060
11 114   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt813,443crash5640
121419   Spike Gehlhausen Spirit of Indiana   (Carl Gehlhausen)McLaren / Offy761,848engine020
13 273   Lloyd Ruby California-Oklahoma   (Fred Carrillo)Eagle / AMC741,753oil leak0 
141224   Tom Bigelow Leader Card   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy651,658water line0 
151193   Johnny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Al Loquasto)Eagle / Offy561,563suspension0 
16188   Todd Gibson Routh Meat Packing   (Richard Routh)Eagle / Offy461,506engine0 
17 83   Bobby Unser Cobre Tire   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy431,468engine0 
181369   Larry Cannon Hoffman Racing   (Richard Hoffman)Eagle / Offy291,430crash0 
19 97   Roger McCluskey 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Lindsey Hopkins)Hopkins / Offy241,392suspension0 
20226   Bill Simpson Simpson Safety Equipment   (Bill Simpson)McLaren / Offy121,354engine0 
212145   Steve Krisiloff Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Eagle / Offy21,335engine0 
221012   Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy11,316engine0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Lee Kunzman65S & M Electric
Tom Frantz72Custom Motor Home
Bobby Olivero78Alex Foods
Al Loquasto86Frostie Root Beer

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11414  
15195   #6 tow-in 
203011  
31388   #69 accident 
39446  
45495   #3 tow-in 
508132  
829110   #14 accident 
921009  
  Percent of race run under caution: 28.0%             Average green flag run: 14.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  A.J. Foyt13232
  Johnny Rutherford33331
  Billy Vukovich, Jr.34374
  Wally Dallenbach38403
  A.J. Foyt41466
  Wally Dallenbach47493
  Gordon Johncock50567
  A.J. Foyt577418
  Mario Andretti75751
  Gordon Johncock769217
  Johnny Rutherford931008