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1968 Tony Bettenhausen 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 19 of 28
Saturday, August 17, 1968 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:06:38
Average Speed: 90.046 mph
Pole Speed: 102.975 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1968 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1968 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
17 31   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Meskowski / Offy15237magneto wire0 
81510   Bud Tingelstad Federal Engineering   (Federal Automotive Associates)Meskowski / Offy98663running050
1617108   Jigger Sirois Cavanaugh V8   (Bob Cavanaugh)Kurtis / Chevy18284dnf0 
13 211   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King Auto Air Conditioning   (Don Gerhardt)Ward / Offy71426engine71 
111319   Arnie Knepper MVS Inc.Ward / Offy79521running020
18 62   Mario Andretti Overseas National Airways   (Mario Andretti)Kuzma / Offy12187engine0 
14 944   Chuck Booth Boyce Holt Racing   (Boyce Holt)Turner / Chevy22379crash0 
21245   Larry Dickson Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Blum / Offy1003,219running0160
12 15   Al Unser Retzloff Chemical   (Al Retzloff)Dunlop / Offy72472steering110
71654   Wally Dallenbach Valvoline   (Tassi Vatis)Vollstedt / Offy98757running060
151457   Bruce Walkup Kenny BrennMeskowski / Offy21331engine0 
10 758   Roger West T. D. Enterprises   (Tim Del Rose)Lesovsky / Offy90568running030
51167   Jim Malloy Jim Robbins Seat Belt   (Jim Robbins)King / Ford991,136running0100
1 48   Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy1004,734running28200
61084   Bill Puterbaugh Midwest Manufacturing   (Carl Gehlhausen)Kurtis / Offy98947running080
3 890   George Snider Zecol / Lubaid   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1002,083running0140
4 598   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Wagner Lockheed Brake Fluid   (J.C. Agajanian)Watson / Offy1001,373running0120
91899   Ralph Liguori Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Lesovsky / Offy97615running040

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bobby Unser3Rislone
Rollie Beale20S & D
Carl Williams52Vargo Excavating
Jim Reynard66Eastside Racing
Greg Weld70Curtis Auto Center

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gary Bettenhausen17171
  Al Unser72721
  Roger McCluskey7310028