IROC III

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1975-76 International Race of Champions season
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A. J. Foyt (seen in 2007) won the IROC III championship

The third year of IROC competition took place over three weekends in 1975 and 1976. IROC III saw the use of the Chevrolet Camaro in all races, and the schedule was held over in its entirety from IROC II. A. J. Foyt won the championship without winning a race, and took home $50,000 for his efforts.

The roster of drivers and final points standings were as follows: [1]

Position Driver Winnings Series
1 United States A. J. Foyt $50,000 USAC Champ Car
2 United States Mario Andretti $25,000 Formula One
3 United States Benny Parsons $25,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
4 United States Bobby Allison $23,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
5 United States David Pearson $21,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
6 United States Al Unser $15,000 USAC Champ Car
7 United States Bobby Unser $16,000 USAC Champ Car
8 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi $11,000 Formula One
9 United Kingdom Brian Redman $10,000 SCCA
10 United States Richard Petty $5,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
11 United Kingdom James Hunt $5,000 Formula One
12 South Africa Jody Scheckter $5,000 Formula One

Race results[edit]

Michigan International Speedway, Race One[edit]

  1. David Pearson
  2. Bobby Allison
  3. A. J. Foyt
  4. Benny Parsons
  5. Emerson Fittipaldi
  6. Richard Petty
  7. Brian Redman
  8. Al Unser
  9. Mario Andretti
  10. Jody Scheckter
  11. James Hunt
  12. Bobby Unser

Riverside International Raceway, Race Two[edit]

  1. Bobby Unser
  2. A. J. Foyt
  3. Mario Andretti
  4. Emerson Fittipaldi
  5. Benny Parsons
  6. Richard Petty
  7. Jody Scheckter
  8. Brian Redman
  9. Al Unser
  10. David Pearson
  11. Bobby Allison
  12. James Hunt

Riverside International Raceway, Race Three[edit]

  1. Bobby Allison
  2. Al Unser
  3. A. J. Foyt
  4. Mario Andretti
  5. Bobby Unser
  6. James Hunt
  7. Brian Redman
  8. David Pearson
  9. Benny Parsons
  10. Jody Scheckter
  11. Richard Petty
  12. Emerson Fittipaldi

Daytona International Speedway, Race Four[edit]

  1. Benny Parsons
  2. A. J. Foyt
  3. Mario Andretti
  4. David Pearson
  5. Al Unser
  6. Emerson Fittipaldi
  7. Bobby Allison
  8. Bobby Unser
  9. Brian Redman

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