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USAC National Championship 1958 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC National Championship 1958

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Tony BettenhausenHardwood Door, Jones & Maley, John ZinkKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)




1830
2.Flag George AmickPeter Schmidt, Norm Demler, Hopkins Racing, Leader CardEpperly (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)






1640
3.Flag Johnny ThomsonRacing AssociatesKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




1520
4.Flag Charles Water LarsonJohn Zink, BignottiWatson (Offenhauser)
Watson D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)






1250
5.Flag Rodger WardWolcott, Hoover Motor ExpressLesovsky D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)




1160
6.Flag Jimmy BryanGeorge SalihSalih (Offenhauser)
1000
7.Flag Eddie SachsPeter Schmidt, Central ExcavatingKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)


990
8.Flag Johnny BoydBowes Seal Fast Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)


800
9.Flag Don BransonHoover Motor Express, Hardwood Door, Bob EstesPhillips (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Silnes D (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)






790
10.Flag A.J. FoytDean Van LinesKuzma (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)


700
11.Flag Len SuttonCentral Excavating, Jim Robbins, Chapman Root, Joe Hunt MagnetoKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kuzma Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)






670
12.Flag Jimmy ReeceJohn Zink, Bowes Seal FastKurtis 500 G (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)


660
13.Flag Don FreelandBob Estes Phillips (Offenhauser)
Phillips D (Offenhauser)


560
14.Flag Jim RathmannHopkins Racing, Zink Leader CardEpperly (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)


560
15.Flag Bob VeithBowes Seal Fast, ChiropracticLesovsky (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)






480
16.Flag Johnnie TolanGreenman-Casale Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)


450
17.Flag Eddie JohnsonDonaldsonKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
360
18.Flag Joseph J BarzdaCalifornia Speed ShopRusso/Nichels D (Offenhauser)
Russo/Nichels (Offenhauser)


320
19.Flag Elmer GeorgeHOWWatson D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)


300
20.Flag Rex EastonWyandotte ToolKurtis 500A (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)




270
21.Flag Jack TurnerMassaglia Hotels, Hart Fullerton, Bowes Seal Fast, Hardwood DoorKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)




230
22.Flag Bill CheesbourgNovi Racing, ChiropracticKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500F (Novi)




220
23.Flag Art BischH.H. Johnson, Central ExcavatingKuzma (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)


200
24.Flag Ed ElisianJohn Zink, McNamara, Central ExcavatingWatson (Offenhauser)
Turner (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)
Turner D (Offenhauser)






180
25.Flag Ralph LiguoriLeitenberger, Chapman RootSilnes/Sherman (Offenhauser)
Blough (Offenhauser)


170
26.Flag Emmett Maurice BartonJames CampbellPankratz D (Offenhauser)
Pankratz (Offenhauser)


170
27.Flag Earl MotterCity of Memhis, Hart Fullerton, Hoover Motor ExpressKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)






130
28.Flag Al KellerPat ClancyKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
100
29.Flag Jim (James R) PackardGlessnerHillegass (Offenhauser)
80
30.Flag Mike MagillDayton-Walther, VargoKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)


60
31.Flag Dempsey WilsonHall-Mar, Bob Sorenson, Sclavi & Amos, Joe Hunt Magnetto, Viking CraftSilnes (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Curtis (Offenhauser)




60
32.Flag Paul RussoNovi Racing, Central ExcavatingKuzma (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500F (Novi)


50
33.Flag Johnnie ParsonsFred GerhardtKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
50
33.Flag Chuck RodeeHolynskiKurtis D (Offenhauser)
50
35.Flag Wayne WeilerHart FullertonKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
40
36.Flag Bobby GrimErnest RuizShilala (Offenhauser)
40
37.Flag Shorty (Clark) TemplemanKalamazoo Sports, Westwood GageKurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)




30
38.Flag Roy GrahamWestwood GageKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
10
Flag Richard AmickDayton-WaltherKurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Tony BonadiesTassi Vatis Enterprises Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob ChristieFederal EngineeringKurtis 500E (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jimmy DaviesChiropractic Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Pat FlahertyDunn EngineeringDunn (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Gene ForceShannon BrothersWatts (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Billy GarrettHenry Allen ChapmanKurtis 500 G (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Paul GoldsmithSmokey YunickKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Gene HartleyMorcroftPankratz D (Offenhauser)
Pankratz (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Bill HomeierTassi Vatis EnterprisesKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Dick LinderVargoKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Pat O'ConnorChapman RootKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Jiggs (Fred) PetersGlessnerHillegass (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Dick RathmannKalamazoo SportsWatson (Offenhauser)
Turner D (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Lloyd RubyHardwood DoorKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Troy RuttmanViking CraftKuzma (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob (Robert) SchroederDinkinsLesovsky (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Jerry UnserMcKay Bulldog Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Chuck WeyantDunn EngineeringDunn (Offenhauser)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Johnny Thomson
4
Most pole positionsFlag Charles Water Larson
4
Most podium positionsFlag Johnny Thomson
8
Most podium positions without a winFlag Tony Bettenhausen
6
Youngest driverFlag A.J. Foyt
23 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Rex Easton
44 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
100%U.S.A.Flag Tony Bettenhausen, Paul Russo, Jimmy Bryan, Johnny Thomson, Jimmy Davies, Pat O'Connor, Pat Flaherty, George Amick, Bob Veith, Johnny Boyd, Don Freeland, Rodger Ward, Mike Magill, Tony Bonadies, Jimmy Reece, Ed Elisian, Jerry Unser, Johnnie Tolan, Jiggs (Fred) Peters, Elmer George, Johnnie Parsons, Bill Homeier, Shorty (Clark) Templeman, Gene Hartley, Chuck Weyant, Eddie Sachs, Jack Turner, Eddie Johnson, Earl Motter, Jim Rathmann, Al Keller, Rex Easton, Len Sutton, Dick Rathmann, Charles Water Larson, Billy Garrett, Don Branson, Art Bisch, Bill Cheesbourg, Dempsey Wilson, Bob Christie, Roy Graham, Troy Ruttman, Gene Force, A.J. Foyt, Joseph J Barzda, Ralph Liguori, Emmett Maurice Barton, Jim (James R) Packard, Chuck Rodee, Wayne Weiler, Bobby Grim, Bob (Robert) Schroeder, Richard Amick, Paul Goldsmith, Dick Linder, Lloyd Ruby57

Individual driver statistics for the 1958 USAC National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Amick, GeorgeFlag 33 y/o12030
Amick, RichardFlag 29 y/o1000
Barton, Emmett MauriceFlag 41 y/o4000
Barzda, Joseph JFlag 43 y/o8000
Bettenhausen, TonyFlag 41 y/o13060
Bisch, ArtFlag 31 y/o3111
Bonadies, TonyFlag 41 y/o1000
Boyd, JohnnyFlag 31 y/o3010
Branson, DonFlag 38 y/o10011
Bryan, JimmyFlag 32 y/o1110
Cheesbourg, BillFlag 31 y/o4000
Christie, BobFlag 34 y/o1000
Davies, JimmyFlag 28 y/o2000
Easton, RexFlag 44 y/o10001
Elisian, EdFlag 31 y/o5000
Flaherty, PatFlag 32 y/o1000
Force, GeneFlag 42 y/o1000
Foyt, A.J.Flag 23 y/o12020
Freeland, DonFlag 33 y/o8010
Garrett, BillyFlag 25 y/o2000
George, ElmerFlag 29 y/o9010
Goldsmith, PaulFlag 32 y/o1000
Graham, RoyFlag 32 y/o1000
Grim, BobbyFlag 33 y/o2000
Hartley, GeneFlag 32 y/o2000
Homeier, BillFlag 39 y/o1000
Johnson, EddieFlag 39 y/o4000
Keller, AlFlag 38 y/o1000
Larson, Charles WaterFlag 35 y/o12244
Liguori, RalphFlag 31 y/o4000
Linder, DickFlag 35 y/o3000
Magill, MikeFlag 38 y/o2000
Motter, EarlFlag 39 y/o6000
O'Connor, PatFlag 29 y/o2000
Packard, Jim (James R)Flag 26 y/o4000
Parsons, JohnnieFlag 39 y/o1000
Peters, Jiggs (Fred)Flag 37 y/o1000
Rathmann, DickFlag 32 y/o3001
Rathmann, JimFlag 29 y/o3001
Reece, JimmyFlag 28 y/o5011
Rodee, ChuckFlag 30 y/o1000
Ruby, LloydFlag 30 y/o1000
Russo, PaulFlag 44 y/o3000
Ruttman, TroyFlag 28 y/o1000
Sachs, EddieFlag 31 y/o11240
Schroeder, Bob (Robert)Flag 31 y/o3000
Sutton, LenFlag 32 y/o10111
Templeman, Shorty (Clark)Flag 38 y/o5000
Thomson, JohnnyFlag 36 y/o13482
Tolan, JohnnieFlag 40 y/o10000
Turner, JackFlag 38 y/o5000
Unser, JerryFlag 25 y/o1000
Veith, BobFlag 33 y/o6010
Ward, RodgerFlag 37 y/o12230
Weiler, WayneFlag 23 y/o2000
Weyant, ChuckFlag 35 y/o1000
Wilson, DempseyFlag 31 y/o7000
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