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USAC National Championship 1966 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC National Championship 1966

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Mario AndrettiDean Racing Enterprises, Jim RobbinsBrawner Hawk (Ford)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Ford)




3070
2.Flag Jim McElreathZink-Urschel-SlickMoore (Offenhauser)
Brabham (Ford)


2430
3.Flag Gordon JohncockFred Gerhardt, Sidney WeinbergerGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)


2050
4.Flag Joe LeonardAll American Racers, Gordon van LiewEagle (Ford)
Lotus 38 (Ford)
Huffaker (Offenhauser)




1275
5.Flag Al UnserJ Frank Harrison, STP Oil Treatment, Mecom Racing, Joe Hunt MagnetoEisert (Chevrolet)
Lotus 38 (Ford)
Lola T90 (Offenhauser)
Lola T90 (Ford)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)








1260
6.Flag Bobby UnserGordon van Liew, Jim Robbins, Leader Card Racers, Sidney WeinbergerBlum (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Ford)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Huffaker (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)










1210
7.Flag Don BransonLeader Card RacersGerhardt (Ford)
Watson D (Offenhauser)
Watson FE (Offenhauser)




1135
8.Flag Chuck HulseDean Racing Enterprises, Leader Card RacersWatson (Ford)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Blum FE (Offenhauser)




1030
9.Flag Graham HillMecom RacingLola T90 (Ford)
1000
10.Flag William A FosterJim Robbins, J Frank Harrison, Dayton-Walther Racing, Vargo ExcavatingEisert (Chevrolet)
Silnes (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Ford)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)






930
11.Flag Bud (Melvin Joseph) TingelstadFederal EngineeringTrevis (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)




870
12.Flag Dick AtkinsErnie Ruiz, AgajanianGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Shrike (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)




815
13.Flag Jim ClarkSTP Gas TreatmentLotus 24 (Ford)
800
14.Flag Roger McCluskeyLindsey Hopkins RacingGerhardt (Ford)
Eagle (Ford)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




780
15.Flag A.J. FoytAnsted-Thompson RacingMeskowski (Offenhauser)
LOtus 38 (Ford)
Coyote (Ford)




775
16.Flag Mel KenyonFred GerhardtGerhardt (Offenhauser)
560
17.Flag Rodger WardMecom RacingLola T90 (Offenhauser)
540
18.Flag Al SmithDayton-Walther Racing, Bob Lesko, Federal EngineeringWard (Offenhauser)
Turner D (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)




420
19.Flag Jackie StewartMecom RacingLola T90 (Ford)
400
20.Flag Gary CongdonVatis EnterprisesHuffaker (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)


390
21.Flag Arnold KnepperSeymour & Deakin, DVS, Leader Card Racers, Caves Buick, Bob Lesko, Pete Salemi, Dayton-Walther RacinTurner (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Watson FE (Offenhauser)
Cecil (Ford)
Meskowski D (Chevrolet)
Dunlop (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)














375
22.Flag George SniderAnsted-Thompson Racing, Seymour & Deakin, Mecom Racing, Dayton-Walther RacingSilnes (Offenhauser)
Lotus 38 (Ford)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Lola T90 (Ford)
Coyote (Ford)








365
23.Flag Lloyd RubyAll American RacersHalibrand (Ford)
Lotus 38 (Ford)
Eagle (Ford)




355
24.Flag Larry DicksonKen Brenn, Michner Petroleum, Mecom Racing, Gordon van LiewGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Lola T90 (Ford)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)






320
25.Flag Eddie JohnsonVatis EnterprisesHuffaker (Offenhauser)
300
26.Flag Art PollardGCR, Collins & VollstedtGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)


280
27.Flag Bobby GrimLeader Card Racers, Herb Porter Racing AssociatesWatson (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)


275
28.Flag Ralph LiguoriWalter J Flynn Enterprise MachineFlynn D (Offenhauser)
255
29.Flag Carl WilliamsDayton-Walther Racing, Nelson's Offy, Joe Hunt MagnetoMeskowski (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)








210
30.Flag Sammy (Allen Dale) SessionsFederal Engineering, Leader Card Racers, Michner PetroleumWatson (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Lola T90 (Ford)






210
31.Flag Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock)Jerry Alderman, Caves Buick, Lyle HynemanLotus 38 (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)




190
32.Flag Greg WeldLeader Card Racers, Frank Harrison, Ken BrennMeskowski D (Offenhauser)
Eisert (Chevrolet)
Watson (Offenhauser)




180
33.Flag Johnny BoydGeorge Bryant RacingBRP (Ford)
180
34.Flag Jerry GrantJohn W KlugEagle (Ford)
150
35.Flag Ron LuxJoe BarnettKuzma (Offenhauser)
140
36.Flag Ronnie DumanPete Salemi, J Frank Harrison, Seymour & Deakin, Gordon van LiewDunlop (Offenhauser)
Eisert (Ford)
Eisert (Chevrolet)
Meskowski (Chevrolet)
Huffaker (Offenhauser)








140
37.Flag Bob HarkeyPete Salemi Central Excavating, Joseph BardzaGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Dunlop (Offenhauser)
Halibrand (Offenhauser)




135
38.Flag Bruce JacobiGeorge Reves, Compton Motors, Joseph BardzaVollstedt (Offenhauser)
Lola T90 (Chevrolet)
Halibrand (Offenhauser)




100
39.Flag Wes VandervoortRocky Mountain Racing
80
40.Flag Norm BrownKen BrennMeskowski D (Offenhauser)
80
41.Flag Bob HurtViking RacingGerhardt (Offenhauser)
75
42.Flag Bob MathouserLeader Card RacersWatson (Offenhauser)
75
43.Flag Paul KleinschmidtCoorsX (Cadillac)
70
44.Flag Ted FoltzBurtX (Chevrolet)
60
45.Flag Rufus Parnell JonesJ C AgajanianShrike (Offenhauser)
60
46.Flag Chuck ArnoldJoseph BardzaHalibrand (Offenhauser)
60
47.Flag Orville NanceBurtX (Chevrolet)
50
48.Flag John HollansworthJohn HollansworthEpperly (Offenhauser)
45
49.Flag Clyde McFarlinAdams ExcavatingX (Ford)
40
50.Flag Wally DallenbachKen Brenn, Vatis EnterprisesHuffaker (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)


40
51.Flag Grier ManningTejon PhotoChevrolet
30
52.Flag Jack HahnRaybestosOffenhauser
25
53.Flag Jack VermillionWestern Sporting GoodsChevrolet
20
54.Flag Don AndersonStrobridgeLincoln
15
55.Flag Red RiegelJoseph BarzdaHalibrand (Offenhauser)
15
56.Flag Bob LaceyNovotny Bros.GMC
10
57.Flag Clark YowellWestern Sporting GoodsCHevrolet
5
Flag Gary BettenhausenLynchHalibrand (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Malcolm BrazierX (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Bill CheesbourgFred GerhardtGerhardt (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Tommy CoppFred GerhardtGerhardt (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob DalyLincoln
0
Flag Dan GurneyAll American RacersEagle (Ford)
0
Flag Butch Hamilton(Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jim HurtubiseFred Gerhardt, LynchGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Halibrand (Offenhauer)


0
Flag Dee JonesArciero BrothersWeisman (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Mike McGreevyCaves BuickGerhardt (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Walt MillerOLdsmobile
0
Flag Peter RevsonMecom RacingLola T90 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Johnny RutherfordLeader Card RacersWatson (Ford)
0
Flag Leonard StephensKarl HallHalibrand (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob TattersallMidwest ManufacturingKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob WernerOldsmobile
0
Flag Paul WigtonChevrolet
0
Flag Cale YarboroughJim RobbinsVollstedt (Ford)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Mario Andretti
8
Most pole positionsFlag Mario Andretti
9
Most podium positionsFlag Mario Andretti
9
Most podium positions without a winFlag Al Unser
4
Flag Gordon Johncock
4
Most fastest race lapsFlag Jim Clark
1

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
94.7%U.S.A.Flag Al Unser, Mario Andretti, Gordon Johncock, Johnny Rutherford, Bobby Unser, Johnny Boyd, Rodger Ward, Paul Kleinschmidt, Eddie Johnson, Don Branson, A.J. Foyt, Wally Dallenbach, Jim McElreath, George Snider, Larry Dickson, Roger McCluskey, Bob Harkey, Ted Foltz, Malcolm Brazier, Bud (Melvin Joseph) Tingelstad, Joe Leonard, Chuck Hulse, Dick Atkins, Mel Kenyon, Arnold Knepper, Al Smith, Gary Congdon, Lloyd Ruby, Art Pollard, Bobby Grim, Ralph Liguori, Sammy (Allen Dale) Sessions, Carl Williams, Greg Weld, Jerry Grant, Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock), Bruce Jacobi, Ronnie Duman, Ron Lux, Chuck Arnold, Norm Brown, Wes Vandervoort, Bob Hurt, Bob Mathouser, Rufus Parnell Jones, Orville Nance, John Hollansworth, Clyde McFarlin, Grier Manning, Jack Hahn, Jack Vermillion, Don Anderson, Red Riegel, Bob Lacey, Clark Yowell, Gary Bettenhausen, Bill Cheesbourg, Dan Gurney, Tommy Copp, Bob Daly, Jim Hurtubise, Dee Jones, Peter Revson, Butch Hamilton, Mike McGreevy, Walt Miller, Leonard Stephens, Cale Yarborough, Bob Tattersall, Bob Werner, Paul Wigton71
4%Great BritainFlag Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Jackie Stewart3
1.3%CanadaFlag William A Foster1

Individual driver statistics for the 1966 USAC National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Anderson, DonFlag n/a1000
Andretti, MarioFlag 26 y/o15899
Arnold, ChuckFlag 40 y/o1000
Atkins, DickFlag 30 y/o11120
Bettenhausen, GaryFlag 24 y/o1000
Boyd, JohnnyFlag 39 y/o3000
Branson, DonFlag 46 y/o14113
Brazier, MalcolmFlag 37 y/o1000
Brown, NormFlag 29 y/o1000
Cheesbourg, BillFlag 39 y/o0000
Clark, JimFlag 30 y/o10101
Congdon, GaryFlag 29 y/o15000
Copp, TommyFlag 39 y/o1000
Dallenbach, WallyFlag 29 y/o4000
Daly, BobFlag n/a10000
Dickson, LarryFlag 27 y/o11010
Duman, RonnieFlag 37 y/o9000
Foltz, TedFlag 33 y/o1000
Foster, William AFlag 28 y/o13010
Foyt, A.J.Flag 31 y/o12031
Grant, JerryFlag 31 y/o2000
Grim, BobbyFlag 41 y/o8000
Gurney, DanFlag 35 y/o1000
Hahn, JackFlag 41 y/o1000
Hamilton, ButchFlag n/a1000
Harkey, BobFlag 36 y/o7000
Hill, GrahamFlag 37 y/o2110
Hollansworth, JohnFlag 35 y/o3000
Hulse, ChuckFlag 38 y/o14020
Hurt, BobFlag 26 y/o4000
Hurtubise, JimFlag 33 y/o7000
Jacobi, BruceFlag 31 y/o4000
Johncock, GordonFlag 29 y/o9040
Johnson, EddieFlag 47 y/o1000
Jones, DeeFlag 33 y/o1000
Jones, Rufus ParnellFlag 32 y/o2000
Kenyon, MelFlag 33 y/o4000
Kleinschmidt, PaulFlag n/a1010
Knepper, ArnoldFlag 35 y/o13010
Lacey, BobFlag n/a1000
Leonard, JoeFlag 33 y/o10030
Liguori, RalphFlag 39 y/o7000
Lux, RonFlag n/a3000
Manning, GrierFlag 37 y/o1000
Mathouser, BobFlag 40 y/o1000
McCluskey, RogerFlag 35 y/o13120
McElreath, JimFlag 38 y/o15160
McFarlin, ClydeFlag n/a1000
McGreevy, MikeFlag 40 y/o1000
Miller, WaltFlag n/a1000
Miller (Krulock), Al (Albert)Flag 44 y/o7000
Nance, OrvilleFlag 38 y/o1000
Pollard, ArtFlag 39 y/o7000
Revson, PeterFlag 27 y/o1000
Riegel, RedFlag 34 y/o1000
Ruby, LloydFlag 38 y/o9001
Rutherford, JohnnyFlag 28 y/o1000
Sessions, Sammy (Allen Dale)Flag 30 y/o5000
Smith, AlFlag 37 y/o5000
Snider, GeorgeFlag 25 y/o10000
Stephens, LeonardFlag 40 y/o1000
Stewart, JackieFlag 27 y/o1000
Tattersall, BobFlag 41 y/o4000
Tingelstad, Bud (Melvin Joseph)Flag 38 y/o15110
Unser, AlFlag 27 y/o11040
Unser, BobbyFlag 32 y/o15122
Vandervoort, WesFlag 40 y/o1010
Vermillion, JackFlag n/a1000
Ward, RodgerFlag 45 y/o3120
Weld, GregFlag 22 y/o4000
Werner, BobFlag n/a1000
Wigton, PaulFlag n/a1000
Williams, CarlFlag 35 y/o12000
Yarborough, CaleFlag 27 y/o1000
Yowell, ClarkFlag 41 y/o1000
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