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1971 Rafaela Indy 300 Heat 2


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 12
Sunday, February 28, 1971 at Autodromo Ingeniero Juan R. Bascolo, Rafaela, Argentina
53 laps on a 2.874 mile paved track (152.3 miles)

Time of race: 1:01:26
Average Speed: 148.816 mph
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1971 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1971 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
71116   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Don Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Offy522,280running090
222134   Tom Bigelow Midwest Manufacturing Dura-Pot   (Carl Gehlhausen)Huffaker / Chevy211,125engine0 
141839   Don Brown Seymour Enterprises   (Louis Seymour)Gerhardt / Chevy481,311running0 
262347   Larry Cannon Autotron Photoelectric   (Richard Blacker)Philipp-Porter / Chevy21,073spun off0 
172061   Max Dudley Dudley Boat & Trailer   (Max Dudley)Gerhardt / Chevy461,211running0 
182555   Ludwig Heimrath Heimrath Porsche   (Ludwig Heimrath)Eisert / Chevy441,140running0 
10 97   Gordon Johncock Vollstedt Enterprises   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Ford512,090running045
122651   Dee Jones Minnesota Serendipity   (Pat O'Reilly)Watson / Ford491,330running015
3 615   Joe Leonard Vel's Parnelli Jones Ford   (Vel Miletich)Colt / Ford535,587running4210
1616100   John Mahler Mahler Eagle 100   (John Mahler)Eagle / Chevy461,330running0 
211429   Jim Malloy MVS Inc.Cecil / Ford231,259turbocharger0 
4 541   Roger McCluskey Vanfreight Daffodil   (Grant King)King / Offy534,207running0180
23 34   Mike Mosley G.C. Murphy   (Ralph Wilke)Watson / Ford93,876valve0 
252254   Rick Muther Jack Adams Aircraft   (Jack Adams)Glen Bryant / Pratt & Whitney81,082engine0 
91244   Carlos Pairetti Fiecha Coca-Cola   (Dick Simon)Vollstedt / Ford511,900running0 
2 212   Lloyd Ruby Gene White Firestone   (Gene White)Mongoose / Ford5310,635running1240
20 717   Johnny Rutherford Vollstedt Enterprises   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy301,947engine0 
5 442   Swede Savage Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Offy534,037running0150
61310   Dick Simon TraveLodge Sleeper   (Dick Simon)Lola / Ford522,232running0120
131728   Bill Simpson Wynn's Kwik Kool   (Bill Simpson)Eagle / Offy491,401running0 
151950   Dave Strickland Barney NavarroNavarro / Rambler481,287running0 
1 11   Al Unser Johnny Lightning 500   (Vel Miletich)Colt / Ford5315,030running48300
111577   Salt Walther Walther's   (George Walther)Morris / Ford511,591running030
241094   Bentley Warren Tassi VatisFinley / Offy91,544crash0 
8 821   Cale Yarborough Gene White Firestone   (Gene White)Mongoose / Ford512,375running075
192443   Dennis Zimmerman Fiore Racing Enterprises   (Frank Fiore)Vollstedt / Offy331,144manifold0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Lloyd Ruby111
  Al Unser24039
  Joe Leonard41444
  Al Unser45539