1967 USAC Championship Car season

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1967 USAC Championship Car season
USAC National Championship Trail
Season
Races 21
Start date April 9
End date November 26
Awards
National champion United States A. J. Foyt
Indianapolis 500 winner United States A. J. Foyt
Chronology
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1966 1968

The 1967 USAC Championship Car season consisted of 21 races, beginning in Avondale, Arizona on April 9 and concluding in Riverside, California on November 26. The USAC National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was A. J. Foyt.

Schedule and results[edit]


Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 April 9 United States Jimmy Bryan Memorial Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona Paved United States Lloyd Ruby United States Lloyd Ruby
2 April 23 United States Trenton 150 Trenton International Speedway Trenton, New Jersey Paved United States Mario Andretti United States Mario Andretti
3 May 30 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved United States Mario Andretti United States A. J. Foyt
4 June 4 United States Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin Paved United States Gordon Johncock United States Gordon Johncock
5 June 18 United States Langhorne 150 Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Paved United States Al Unser United States Lloyd Ruby
6 June 25 United States Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Pikes Peak Highway Pikes Peak, Colorado Hill United States Bobby UnserA United States Wes Vandervoort
7 July 1 Canada Telegraph Trophy 200B Mosport Park Bowmanville, Ontario Road United States Bobby Unser United States Bobby Unser
8 United States Bobby Unser United States Bobby Unser
9 July 23 United States Indianapolis 150 Indianapolis Raceway Park Clermont, Indiana Road United States Lloyd Ruby United States Mario Andretti
10 July 30 United States Langhorne 150 Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Paved United States Gordon Johncock United States Mario Andretti
11 August 6 Canada Labatt IndyC Circuit Mont-Tremblant Saint-Jovite, Quebec Road United States Bobby Unser United States Mario Andretti
12 United States Mario Andretti United States Mario Andretti
13 August 19 United States Tony Bettenhausen Memorial Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt United States Larry Dickson United States A. J. Foyt
14 August 20 United States Tony Bettenhausen 200 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin Paved United States Roger McCluskey United States Mario Andretti
15 September 4 United States Ted Horn Memorial DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Du Quoin, Illinois Dirt United States Bobby Unser United States A. J. Foyt
16 September 9 United States Hoosier Hundred Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis, Indiana Dirt United States Bruce Walkup United States Mario Andretti
17 September 24 United States Trenton 200 Trenton International Speedway Trenton, New Jersey Paved United States Mario Andretti United States A. J. Foyt
18 October 1 United States Golden State 100 California State Fairgrounds Sacramento, California Dirt United States Bruce Walkup United States A. J. Foyt
19 October 22 United States Hanford 200 Hanford Motor Speedway Hanford, California Paved United States Art Pollard United States Gordon Johncock
20 November 19 United States Bobby Ball 150 Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona Paved United States Bobby Unser United States Mario Andretti
21 November 26 United States Rex Mays 300 Riverside International Raceway Riverside, California Road United States Dan Gurney United States Dan Gurney
  Paved/Dirt Oval
  Road Course/Hill Climb
^A No pole is awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, in this schedule on the pole is the driver who started first. No lap led was awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, however, a lap was awarded to the drivers that completed the climb.
^B Run in two heats of 98 miles (158 kilometers) each.
^C Run in two heats of 100 miles (161 kilometers) each.

Final points standings[edit]

Pos Driver PHX1
United States
TRE1
United States
INDY
United States
MIL1
United States
LAN1
United States
PIP
United States
MOS1
Canada
MOS2
Canada
IRP
United States
LAN2
United States
MTR1
Canada
MTR2
Canada
SPR
United States
MIL2
United States
DQSF
United States
ISF
United States
TRE2
United States
SAC
United States
HAN
United States
PHX2
United States
RIV
United States
Pts
1 United States A. J. Foyt 5 15 1 21 5 7 7 7 17 2 2 1 8 1 2 1 1 4 17 17 3440
2 United States Mario Andretti DNQ 1 30 DNQ 3 14 21 11 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 25 2 24 1 3 3360
3 United States Bobby Unser 19 3 9 6 6 5 1 1 3 3 22 13 8 26 6 18 3 18 2 3 2 3020
4 United States Gordon Johncock 3 20 12 1 4 3 3 6 2 7 4 4 2 1 4 26 2700
5 United States Al Unser 23 12 2 19 2 DNQ 6 5 2 22 5 5 11 2 9 3 11 14 25 2 12 2505
6 United States Lloyd Ruby 1 21 33 2 1 4 4 16 DNQ 4 3 13 DNQ 26 3 5 4 2090
7 United States Jim McElreath 15 4 5 4 11 Wth 4 5 12 16 12 6 15 5 4 DNS 12 20 DNS 1750
8 United States Roger McCluskey 2 2 19 3 17 2 2 19 21 24 13 3 3 8 14 DNQ 21 21 5 1620
9 United States Joe Leonard 4 14 3 8 7 10 8 DNQ 6 6 5 17 7 24 16 1575
10 United States Bud Tingelstad 18 14 17 8 13 13 10 9 21 3 9 7 DNQ 5 8 6 7 27 965
11 United States Art Pollard 7 8 8 20 14 9 21 DNQ 5 14 30 655
12 United States Arnie Knepper 8 7 22 DNQ 19 5 6 5 24 DNQ 8 DNQ 595
13 United States Carl Williams 10 DNQ 16 15 15 8 11 14 17 9 23 8 7 10 4 18 23 585
14 United States Mel Kenyon 10 5 16 10 DNQ 7 24 10 9 21 500
15 United States Bill Vukovich, Jr. 23 23 11 6 16 5 4 13 17 26 DNQ 7 470
16 United States Chuck Hulse 7 9 9 9 DNP 29 460
17 United States Larry Dickson 20 16 15 9 21 19 16 21 8 9 18 10 11 4 14 16 7 425
18 United States Ronnie Duman 19 23 11 18 Wth DNQ 18 14 DNQ 10 11 9 13 8 6 13 420
19 United States Wally Dallenbach 18 DNQ 29 5 12 12 12 15 4 8 15 17 21 DNQ DNQ 19 DNQ 17 15 25 410
20 United States Parnelli Jones 6 400
21 United States Johnny Rutherford DNQ 25 12 10 14 14 13 20 15 16 25 11 16 DNQ 5 23 22 8 315
22 United States Bob Hurt 24 DNQ 22 20 22 22 19 10 9 22 6 20 10 24 290
23 United States Jim Hurtubise DNQ 16 15 8 9 11 13 17 7 5 19 DNQ 18 280
24 United States Bob Harkey 11 DNQ 7 22 18 17 7 DNQ DNQ 12 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 230
25 United States Norm Brown 16 DNQ DNQ 15 9 24 DNQ 4 10 17 13 16 220
26 United States Wes Vandervoort 1 200
27 United States Jim Malloy DNQ DNQ 12 6 19 24 22 16 16 11 195
28 United States Bruce Walkup DNQ DNQ 12 6 6 DNQ 13 170
29 United States Ted Foltz 2 160
30 United States George Snider 21 26 18 DNQ DNQ 18 DNQ 16 17 DNQ 3 22 140
31 United States Dan Morgan 3 140
32 United States Orville Nance 4 120
33 United States Greg Weld 6 13 DNQ DNQ 120
34 United States Gig Stephens 6 DNQ DNQ DNQ 23 120
35 United States Mike Mosley DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 7 13 120
36 United States Ralph Liguori DNQ 9 DNQ DNQ 16 19 DNQ DNQ DNQ 18 DNS 10 10 120
37 United States Rick Muther 11 10 20 DNQ 11 10 DNQ 12 23 120
38 United States Sam Sessions DNQ 16 8 100
39 United States Bob Veith 11 100
40 United States Paul Kleinschmidt 6 80
41 United States Jerry Grant 12 20 13 DNQ 17 20 18 12 18 8 18 14 80
42 United States Bob Wente DNQ 7 DNQ DNQ 60
43 United States Don Wilcox 7 DNQ 60
44 United States Gary Bettenhausen DNQ 11 11 19 DNQ 60
45 United States Ralph Bruning 8 50
46 United States Gary Congdon 22 DNQ DNQ DNQ 20 14 10 16 19 DNQ 14 DNQ DNQ 45
47 United States Bob Tattersall 10 45
48 United States Grier Manning 9 40
49 United States Al Miller 17 DNQ 28 13 23 DNQ 13 14 17 DNQ 18 15 11 19 40
50 United States Bob Daly 10 30
51 United States George Benson 11 DNQ 30
52 United States Charles Louderman 11 20
53 United States Mickey Shaw DNQ DNQ 14 12 20
54 United States Rollie Beale DNQ 15 DNQ 12 10
55 United States Jerry Daniels DNQ DNQ DNQ 12 10
56 United States Bob Herring 12 10
- United States Dan Gurney 21 1 0
- United States Ronnie Bucknum DNQ DNS 18 9 DNQ 3 12 9 0
- New Zealand Denny Hulme 4 0
- United States George Follmer 17 DNQ 21 6 0
- Germany Lothar Motschenbacher 9 DNQ DNP 28 0
- United States Jerry Titus 10 0
- United States Cale Yarborough 12 0
- United States Bobby Grim 13 23 DNQ DNQ 15 20 14 0
- United States Bill Puterbaugh DNQ 13 15 15 0
- United States Peter Revson 13 DNQ DNP 0
- United States Larry Overholser 13 0
- United States Bruce Jacobi 14 DNQ DNQ 14 14 20 20 0
- United States Al Smith DNQ 24 DNQ 15 19 0
- United States Chuck Arnold DNQ 15 DNS 0
- United States Malcolm Brazier 15 0
- United States Chuck Parsons 15 0
- United States Don Anderson 16 0
- Belgium Lucien Bianchi DNQ 17 DNQ 0
- United States Butch Hardman 17 0
- United Kingdom Jackie Stewart 18 DNS 0
- United States Al Farmer 18 0
- United States Rick Vermillion 19 0
- United States Gene Pacheco 20 0
- United Kingdom John Surtees 20 0
- United Kingdom Jim Clark 31 22 0
- Austria Jochen Rindt 24 0
- United States Lee Roy Yarbrough 27 0
- United Kingdom Graham Hill 32 0
- United States Jigger Sirois DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNS 0
- United States Al Loquasto DNS DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Dempsey Wilson DNQ DNQ DNQ DNS 0
- United States Bay Darnell DNS 0
- United States Don Thomas DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Don Meacham DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Sonny Ates DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Norm Hall DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Johnny Boyd DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Bill Cheesbourg DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Aldo Andretti DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Ray Duckworth DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Dale Breedlove DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Chuck Booth DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Frank Secrist DNQ DNQ 0
- United States John McIntyre DNQ DNQ 0
- United States Masten Gregory DNQ DNP 0
- United States Skip Hedrick DNQ 0
- New Zealand Chris Amon DNQ 0
- United States Bob Bondurant DNQ 0
- United States Bob Christie DNQ 0
- United States Richie Ginther DNQ 0
- United States Bobby Johns DNQ 0
- Mexico Pedro Rodríguez DNQ 0
- United States Vern Root DNQ 0
- United States Ebb Rose DNQ 0
- United States Les Scott DNQ 0
- United States Chuck Stevenson DNQ 0
- United States Johnny Coy DNQ 0
- United States Dave Paul DNQ 0
- United States Jerry Colton DNQ 0
- United States Butch Earley DNQ 0
- United States Gilbert Ligon DNQ 0
- United States P. McCormick DNQ 0
- United States Walter Miller DNQ 0
- United States Ralph Murdock DNQ 0
- United States Wib Spalding DNQ 0
- United States Tommy Copp DNQ 0
- United States Bobby Hogle DNQ 0
- United States Dusty Smith DNQ 0
- Italy Lorenzo Bandini DNP 0
- United States Sam McQuagg DNP 0
Pos Driver PHX1
United States
TRE1
United States
INDY
United States
MIL1
United States
LAN1
United States
PIP
United States
MOS1
Canada
MOS2
Canada
IRP
United States
LAN2
United States
MTR1
Canada
MTR2
Canada
SPR
United States
MIL2
United States
DQSF
United States
ISF
United States
TRE2
United States
SAC
United States
HAN
United States
PHX2
United States
RIV
United States
Pts


Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th-10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
(Ret)
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
Rookie of the Year
Rookie

Note: Ronnie Bucknum, George Follmer, Dan Gurney, Jimmy Clark, Lothar Motschenbacher, Jochen Rindt, Denis Hulme, Jackie Stewart, Graham Hill, John Surtees, Cale Yarborough, Lee Roy Yarbrough, Peter Revson and Jerry Titus not eligible for points.

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