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1968 Rex Mays 300


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 28 of 28
Sunday, December 1, 1968 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
116 laps on a 2.600 mile road course (301.6 miles)

Time of race: 2:42:01
Average Speed: 111.689 mph
Pole Speed: 118.556 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1968 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1968 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 148   Dan Gurney Olsonite   (Oscar Olson)Eagle / Ford11618,810running112600
2 93   Bobby Unser Rislone   (Bob Wilke)Eagle / Ford11513,150running0480
31425   Lloyd Ruby Gene WhiteMongoose / Ford1138,960running0255
41824   Skip Scott Retzloff Chemical   (Al Retzloff)Lola / Ford1125,500running0 
52654   Rick Muther Valvoline   (Tassi Vatis)Finley / Ford1074,000running0300
61722   Johnny Rutherford Michner Petroleum   (Walt Michner)Eagle / Ford1033,000running0240
72598   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Wagner Lockheed Brake Fluid   (J.C. Agajanian)Mongoose / Ford1012,500running0180
81941   George Follmer George FollmerCheetah / Ford972,100running0150
9159   John Cannon Vel's Parnelli Jones Ford   (Vel Miletich)Mongoose / Ford961,775running0120
101696   Peter Revson Eisert Racing EnterprisesEisert / Chevy811,550gearbox090
11124   Gordon Johncock Gilmore Broadcasting   (Gordon Johncock)Eagle / Ford791,350rear end060
18 22   Mario Andretti Overseas National Airways   (Mario Andretti)Brawner / Ford591,200engine4 
12238   Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Ford741,150engine030
20 81   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Ford481,125rear end0 
131345   Ronnie Bucknum Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Eagle / Ford731,050oil seal0 
17 360   Joe Leonard STP   (Parnelli Jones)Lotus / Pratt & Whitney621,050crash0 
142190   Mike Mosley Zecol / Lubaid   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Ford69950engine0 
152819   Arnie Knepper MVS Inc.Cecil / Ford68850engine0 
161020   Art Pollard STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Lotus / Pratt & Whitney63800crash0 
192211   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King Auto Air Conditioning   (Don Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Ford51650oil pressure0 
21 512   Mark Donohue Sunoco   (Roger Penske)Eagle / Chevy35650suspension0 
26 45   Al Unser Retzloff Chemical   (Al Retzloff)Lola / Ford13650crash0 
22 764   Jerry Titus Overseas National Airways   (Mario Andretti)Brawner / Ford27575suspension0 
23 635   Jack Brabham Repco-Brabham   (Jack Brabham)Brabham / Repco27550oil leak0 
242467   Jim Malloy Jim Robbins Seat Belt   (Jim Robbins)Vollstedt / Ford26525shift linkage0 
292021   Wally Dallenbach Bryant Heating & Cooling   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Ford2500engine0 
282938   Jim McElreath Jack Adams Aircraft / Wynn's   (Jack Adams)Brawner / Ford4500suspension0 
273028   Bill Simpson Simpson Safety Equipment   (Bill Simpson)Cheetah / Ford5500oil seal0 
252714   Sammy Sessions Quaker State   (Myron Caves)Gerhardt / Offy14500oil leak0 
301139   Lou Sell Wynn's / Smothers Brothers   (Pacesetter Racing)Eagle / Ford1500crash0 

Relief Drivers:
Car #25: Mario Andretti (44 laps)
Car #24: Al Unser (98 laps)
Car #60: Mario Andretti (1 laps)

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Don Schissler71Horton
Don Brown86Zecol / Lubaid
Les Scott50Navarro Injection
Dempsey Wilson51Lyle Greenman
Keith Rachwitz55Lynch
Roger West99Joe Hunt Magneto
Hamilton Vose88Chevel Noir
Bud Morley69Arciero
Ludwig Heimrath93Eisert
Earl Dykes101Earl Smith

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dan Gurney144
  Mario Andretti584
  Dan Gurney9116108