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1975 Michigan Grand Prix


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 11 of 13
Saturday, September 13, 1975 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
75 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:51:05
Average Speed: 176.16 mph
Pole Speed: 201.117 mph
Cautions: 1 for 5 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1975 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1975 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 768   Tom Sneva Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy7511,821running7300
2 22   Johnny Rutherford Gatorade   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy757,878running0240
31212   Bobby Unser Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Eagle / Offy735,827crash0210
4 678   Jimmy Caruthers Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Eagle / Offy733,733running0180
51315   Roger McCluskey Silver Floss Sauerkraut   (Lindsey Hopkins)Riley / Offy723,281running0150
6 220   Gordon Johncock Sinmast   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS722,853out of fuel31120
7 114   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Foyt712,640out of fuel3590
81011   Pancho Carter Cobre Tire   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy702,426running075
91959   Larry Cannon American Financial   (Richard Hoffman)Eagle / Offy652,212running060
102122   John Hubbard Precision Metal   (Robert LaWarre)Eagle / Chevy611,999running045
11 86   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Cobre Tire   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy581,892engine030
121758   Eldon Rasmussen Thermo King   (Eldon Rasmussen)Rascar / Foyt581,785engine015
13 993   Johnny Parsons Ayr-Way / WNAP   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy471,678crash2 
142296   Tom Frantz Spirit of Idaho   (Dan Hoffman)Lola / Chevy471,571engine0 
151144   Dick Simon Bruce Cogle Ford   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Foyt411,464oil leak0 
16 540   Wally Dallenbach Sinmast   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / DGS321,400engine0 
171586   Al Loquasto Frostie Root Beer   (Al Loquasto)McLaren / Offy301,357engine0 
181289   John Martin Automotive TechnologyMcLaren / Offy241,315oil filter0 
191838   Spike Gehlhausen Holiday Inn Racers   (Carl Gehlhausen)King / Offy181,272water leak0 
201663   Larry McCoy Shurfine Foods   (James Bidwell)Rascar / Offy91,229engine0 
212042   Bob Harkey Mergard Racing   (Don Mergard)Eagle / Offy61,208engine0 
221433   Salt Walther Dayton-Walther   (George Walther)McLaren / Offy31,186piston0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Steve Krisiloff10Lodestar

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14848  
49535   #93 accident 
547522  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.7%             Average green flag run: 35.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gordon Johncock111
  A.J. Foyt22625
  Gordon Johncock27293
  Johnny Parsons30312
  A.J. Foyt32409
  Gordon Johncock415010
  A.J. Foyt51511
  Gordon Johncock526817
  Tom Sneva69757

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   A.J. Foyt 4300    
2   Johnny Rutherford 2590   -1710  
3   Bobby Unser 2480   -1820  
4   Wally Dallenbach 2090   -2210  
5   Billy Vukovich, Jr. 1900   -2400  
6   Steve Krisiloff 1630   -2670  
7   Tom Sneva 1590   -2710  
8   Roger McCluskey 1515   -2785  
9   Pancho Carter 1270   -3030  
10   John Martin 1080   -3220  
11   Mike Mosley 1020   -3280  
12   Gordon Johncock 880   -3420  
13   Jimmy Caruthers 810   -3490  
14   Lee Kunzman 740   -3560  
15   Gary Bettenhausen 625   -3675  
16   Bill Puterbaugh 500   -3800  
17   George Snider 400   -3900  
18   Al Loquasto 380   -3920  
19   Eldon Rasmussen 275   -4025  
20   Salt Walther 260   -4040