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1971 Schaefer 500


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 7 of 12
Saturday, July 3, 1971 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:36:22
Average Speed: 138.649 mph
Pole Speed: 172.393 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1.688 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1971 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1971 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
31 31   Al Unser Johnny Lightning 500   (Vel Miletich)Colt / Ford325,868oil pump0 
171110   Dick Simon TraveLodge Sleeper   (Dick Simon)Lola / Ford1456,088fire0 
81412   Lloyd Ruby Utah Stars   (Gene White)Mongoose / Ford1978,574running0250
2 415   Joe Leonard Samsonite   (Vel Miletich)Colt / Ford20047,074running31800
61316   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Offy1989,862running0400
71218   Johnny Rutherford Patrick Petroleum   (Walt Michner)Eagle / Offy1979,449running0300
293119   Bob Harkey MVS Inc.Cecil / Ford394,655oil leak0 
9 22   Bobby Unser Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy19011,460running34200
102020   Steve Krisiloff STP Gas Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)King / Offy1908,224running0150
321021   Cale Yarborough Gene White Firestone   (Gene White)Mongoose / Ford154,299engine0 
151922   Wally Dallenbach Sprite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kenyon / Ford1816,318running0 
182628   Bill Simpson Wynn's Kwik Kool   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Offy1195,961engine0 
122831   Greg Weld Federal Engineering   (Federal Automotive Associates)Gerhardt / Offy1866,674running050
51632   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Brabham / Offy19813,774running0500
33 94   George Snider G.C. Murphy   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Ford104,299piston0 
241743   Dennis Zimmerman Fiore Racing Enterprises   (Frank Fiore)Vollstedt / Offy885,249clutch0 
233044   John Mahler TraveLodge / Florida International   (Dick Simon)Vollstedt / Ford925,368crash0 
4 55   Mario Andretti STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)McNamara / Ford19817,774running0600
303356   Jim Hurtubise Miller High Life   (Jim Hurtubise)Mallard / Offy354,536engine0 
192158   Bud Tingelstad Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)Brabham / Offy1155,843manifold0 
25186   Roger McCluskey Sprite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kenyon / Ford795,130valve0 
132064   Jimmy Caruthers Gilmore RacingScorpion / Ford1836,555running0 
1 166   Mark Donohue Sunoco   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy20087,874running1261000
20 67   Gordon Johncock Rolla VollstedtVollstedt / Offy1015,724fuel pump0 
273277   Jim McElreath Dayton Steel Foundry   (George Walther)Morris / Ford684,893valve0 
16258   Art Pollard Gilmore RacingScorpion / Ford1716,199oil tank0 
142780   Bill Puterbaugh G.C. Murphy   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy1816,436running0 
281584   Donnie Allison Purolator   (Jim Greer)Coyote / Ford484,774crash0 
21 786   Peter Revson Bruce McLarenMcLaren / Offy995,605radiator0 
3 89   A.J. Foyt ITT / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Ford20030,449running9700
262492   Jim Malloy Norris Industries   (Shelby-Dowd)Eagle / Ford685,011valve0 
222395   Bentley Warren Classic Car Wax   (Tassi Vatis)Eagle / Offy925,486fuel0 
112998   Sammy Sessions Agajanian-Faas RacersLola / Ford1877,149black flagged0100

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Donohue13232
  Joe Leonard334412
  Bobby Unser456420
  Mark Donohue657713
  Bobby Unser78858
  Joe Leonard86916
  A.J. Foyt92954
  Mark Donohue9612530
  Bobby Unser1261305
  Joe Leonard1311399
  A.J. Foyt1401445
  Mark Donohue14515410
  Bobby Unser1551551
  Joe Leonard1561561
  Mark Donohue15719034
  Joe Leonard1911933
  Mark Donohue1942007