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USAC National Championship 1962 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC National Championship 1962

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Rodger WardLeader Card Watson (Offenhauser)
2460
2.Flag A.J. FoytBignotti, Hopkins RacingLesovsky (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)










1950
3.Flag Rufus Parnell JonesAgajanianLesovsky (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)


1760
4.Flag Don BransonHopkins Racing, Leader Card, SclaviKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Watson D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)








1700
5.Flag Bobby MarshmanCompetition Engineering, Bryant Heating, Hopkins RacingTrevis (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)






1581
6.Flag Jim HurtubiseBarnett Bros., Jim Robbins, John Zink TrackburnerKuzma (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)




1340
7.Flag Len SuttonLeader CardWatson D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)


1250
8.Flag Jim McElreathOllie Prather, Bill Forbes RacingMeskowski (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)






1210
9.Flag Eddie SachsDean AutoliteKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Ewing (Offenhauser)


1060
10.Flag Don DavisRacing Associates, Bruce HomeyerTurner (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Philipp (Offenhauser)




960
11.Flag Lloyd RubyAnsted Racing, Racing AssociatesWatson (Offenhauser)
Turner (Chevrolet)


700
12.Flag Roger McCluskeyOllie Prather, SclaviPhilipp (Offenhauser)
Silnes D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)






690
13.Flag Ronnie DumanStearly Motor Freight, MIlan Busac & John PusiloLesovsky (Offenhauser)
Elder (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)




405
14.Flag Allen CroweSalemi & Rini Racing, Central ExcavatingWatson (Offenhauser)
Porter (Offenhauser)


305
15.Flag Troy RuttmanJim Robbins, Dean Autolite, Stearly Motor FreightKuzma (Offenhauser)
Elder (Offenhauser)


280
16.Flag Bud (Melvin Joseph) TingelstadBruce Homeyer, Norm DemlerPhilipp (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)


240
17.Flag Chuck HulseFederal Engineering, Vatis Enterprises, John Zink Trackburner, Dean Autolite, Blum Engineering, NormKurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500J (Offenhauser)
Watson (Chevrolet)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Blum (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)










230
18.Flag Elmer GeorgeMari George HulmanMeskowski (Chevrolet)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)




229
19.Flag Jim RathmannSmokey YunickWatson (Offenhauser)
200
20.Flag Johnny BoydC & H SupplyEpperly (Offenhauser)
150
21.Flag Shorty (Clark) TemplemanBill Forbes Racing, Federal EngineeringWatson (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)






140
22.Flag Alvin FarmerGreenman, Hart Fullerton, Stearly Motor FreightKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)




100
23.Flag Bobby GrimGilbert Morcroft, Sclavi, Vatis EnterprisesSilnes (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500J (Offenhauser)




95
24.Flag Bob MathouserVargo, Lee GlessnerKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)


85
25.Flag Johnny RutherfordSclavi, Ollie Prather, Federal EngineeringSilnes (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)




80
26.Flag Bruce JacobiGordon van Liew, Dean Autolite, HardenKuzma (Offenhauser)
Russo/Nichel (Offenhauser)


75
27.Flag Bobby MarvinCentral Excavating, Competition EngineeringKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Chevrolet)


70
28.Flag Ernie KochJewett-CameronVollstedt (Offenhauser)
70
29.Flag Chuck RodeeErnest Ruiz, Leader Card, Gordon van LiewChristiansen (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




60
30.Flag Chuck BoothErnest RuizShilala (Offenhauser)
40
31.Flag Bob VeithCrawford, White Spot Coffee ShopElder (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)


40
32.Flag Don FreelandBruce HomeyerPhilipp (Offenhauser)
30
33.Flag Bill CheesbourgFike Plumbing, Hart FullertonKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)


30
34.Flag Jiggs (Fred) PetersWhite Spot Coffee Shop, Ray Brady, Vatis Enterprises Kurtis 500J (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Epperly (Offenhauser)






20
35.Flag Red RiegelLee GlessnerSilnes (Offenhauser)
20
36.Flag Keith RachwitzKimberly Buick, Fike Plumbing, Ray BradyThompson (Buick)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)




10
37.Flag Ralph LiguoriHarden, Ken-ette, Ollie Prather, Lee GlessnerRusso/Nichel (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)






10
38.Flag Colby D ScrogginWard MachineWatson (Chevrolet)
10
39.Flag Dempsey WilsonGreenmanKuzma (Offenhauser)
10
Flag Chuck ArnoldDayton WaltherSutton (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob ChristieHart FullertonKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jack ConelyChapman Rocker PanelDunn (Offenhauser)
0
Flag John Coy (Barbaro)Hall-MarKurtis 500G (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jimmy DaywaltVatis EnterprisesKurtis 500J (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Paul GoldsmithBignottiEpperly (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Roy GrahamMetzloff JetfireWatts (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Dan GurneyHarvey AluminiumThompson (Buick)
0
Flag Gene HartleyM&W RacingWatson (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jim HemmingsWRDKurtis 500G (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Eddie JohnsonPeter Torosian, M&W RacingTrevis (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Ed KostenukLeader CardWatson (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Arthur MaloneGranatelliKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock)Federal EngineeringKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Leroy Anthony NeumayerFederal Engineering, Ollie PratherKurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




0
Flag Bill RandallSclaviKuzma (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Dick RathmannTurner, Henry Allen ChapmanEpperly (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Philipp D (Offenhauser)




0
Flag Jesse Ebb RoseHerb PorterPorter (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Paul RussoOsbornWatson (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jack TurnerFred Gerhardt, Herb PorterKurtis 500J (Offenhauser)
Porter (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Bobby Unser
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Rodger Ward
4
Flag A.J. Foyt
4
Most pole positionsFlag A.J. Foyt
5
Most podium positionsFlag A.J. Foyt
7
Most podium positions without a winFlag Len Sutton
2

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
98.3%U.S.A.Flag Paul Russo, Johnny Rutherford, Bobby Unser, Bob Veith, Johnny Boyd, Don Freeland, Rodger Ward, Jimmy Daywalt, Jiggs (Fred) Peters, Elmer George, Shorty (Clark) Templeman, Gene Hartley, Eddie Sachs, Jack Turner, Eddie Johnson, Jim Rathmann, Len Sutton, Dick Rathmann, Don Branson, Bill Cheesbourg, Dempsey Wilson, Bob Christie, Roy Graham, Troy Ruttman, A.J. Foyt, Jim McElreath, Roger McCluskey, Rufus Parnell Jones, Bobby Marshman, Jim Hurtubise, Don Davis, Lloyd Ruby, Ronnie Duman, Allen Crowe, Bud (Melvin Joseph) Tingelstad, Chuck Hulse, Alvin Farmer, Bobby Grim, Bob Mathouser, Bruce Jacobi, Bobby Marvin, Ernie Koch, Chuck Rodee, Chuck Booth, Red Riegel, Keith Rachwitz, Ralph Liguori, Colby D Scroggin, Leroy Anthony Neumayer, Jack Conely, Chuck Arnold, Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock), Jesse Ebb Rose, John Coy (Barbaro), Paul Goldsmith, Dan Gurney, Jim Hemmings, Arthur Malone, Bill Randall59
1.7%CanadaFlag Ed Kostenuk1

Individual driver statistics for the 1962 USAC National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Arnold, ChuckFlag 36 y/o1000
Booth, ChuckFlag 32 y/o2000
Boyd, JohnnyFlag 35 y/o1000
Branson, DonFlag 42 y/o13260
Cheesbourg, BillFlag 35 y/o3000
Christie, BobFlag 38 y/o2000
Conely, JackFlag 32 y/o4000
Coy (Barbaro), JohnFlag 37 y/o1000
Crowe, AllenFlag 33 y/o8000
Davis, DonFlag 28 y/o5011
Daywalt, JimmyFlag 37 y/o1000
Duman, RonnieFlag 33 y/o9000
Farmer, AlvinFlag 33 y/o7000
Foyt, A.J.Flag 27 y/o13475
Freeland, DonFlag 37 y/o1000
George, ElmerFlag 33 y/o8010
Goldsmith, PaulFlag 36 y/o1000
Graham, RoyFlag 36 y/o1000
Grim, BobbyFlag 37 y/o4000
Gurney, DanFlag 31 y/o1000
Hartley, GeneFlag 36 y/o1000
Hemmings, JimFlag 28 y/o1000
Hulse, ChuckFlag 34 y/o10000
Hurtubise, JimFlag 29 y/o13141
Jacobi, BruceFlag 27 y/o3000
Johnson, EddieFlag 43 y/o2000
Jones, Rufus ParnellFlag 28 y/o13164
Koch, ErnieFlag 38 y/o6000
Kostenuk, EdFlag 36 y/o1000
Liguori, RalphFlag 35 y/o6000
Malone, ArthurFlag 26 y/o1000
Marshman, BobbyFlag 25 y/o13131
Marvin, BobbyFlag n/a7000
Mathouser, BobFlag 36 y/o6000
McCluskey, RogerFlag 31 y/o12001
McElreath, JimFlag 34 y/o12010
Miller (Krulock), Al (Albert)Flag 40 y/o1000
Neumayer, Leroy AnthonyFlag 31 y/o3000
Peters, Jiggs (Fred)Flag 41 y/o4000
Rachwitz, KeithFlag 37 y/o3000
Randall, BillFlag 44 y/o1000
Rathmann, DickFlag 36 y/o4000
Rathmann, JimFlag 33 y/o1000
Riegel, RedFlag 30 y/o1000
Rodee, ChuckFlag 34 y/o3000
Rose, Jesse EbbFlag 37 y/o1000
Ruby, LloydFlag 34 y/o9010
Russo, PaulFlag 48 y/o1000
Rutherford, JohnnyFlag 24 y/o4000
Ruttman, TroyFlag 32 y/o6010
Sachs, EddieFlag 35 y/o6010
Scroggin, Colby DFlag 37 y/o2000
Sutton, LenFlag 36 y/o7020
Templeman, Shorty (Clark)Flag 42 y/o5000
Tingelstad, Bud (Melvin Joseph)Flag 34 y/o5000
Turner, JackFlag 42 y/o3000
Unser, BobbyFlag 28 y/o00000
Veith, BobFlag 37 y/o3000
Ward, RodgerFlag 41 y/o9450
Wilson, DempseyFlag 35 y/o1000
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