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1973 Ontario Heat 2


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 10 of 16
Sunday, August 26, 1973 at Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario, CA
40 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:36:33
Average Speed: 164.162 mph
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: 1 for 5 laps
Margin of Victory: 8.4 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1973 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1973 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
101410   Tom Sneva Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy37 running030
12 211   Mario Andretti Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy28 shift linkage910
7 916   Bentley Warren U.S. Air Force   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Offy39 running060
81118   Lloyd Ruby Commander Motor Homes   (Commander Racing Team)Eagle / Offy38 running050
6 824   Steve Krisiloff The Pig Rig   (Grant King)King / Offy40 running080
4 44   Al Unser Viceroy   (Vel Miletich)Parnelli / Offy40 running0120
11 744   Dick Simon TraveLodge   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Foyt30 magneto020
2 35   Gary Bettenhausen Sunoco DX   (Roger Penske)McLaren / Offy40 running0160
3 555   Lee Kunzman Cobre Firestone   (Robert Fletcher)Eagle / Offy40 running10140
1 17   Johnny Rutherford Gulf   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Offy40 running21200
131273   David Hobbs Carling   (Roy Woods)Eagle / Offy18 running0 
91097   Johnny Parsons Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy38 running040
5 698   Mike Mosley Lodestar   (Ralph Wilke)Eagle / Offy40 running0100
141399   Bill Simpson Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Eagle / Offy0 shifter0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
188  
9135   #73 stalled turns 3/4 
144027  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.5%             Average green flag run: 17.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Rutherford199
  Lee Kunzman101910
  Mario Andretti20289
  Johnny Rutherford294012