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USAC National Championship 1968 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC National Championship 1968

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Bobby UnserLeader CardWatson (Offenhauser)
Coyote (Ford)
Eagle 68 (Ford)
Eagle 68 (Offenhauser)






4330
2.Flag Mario AndrettiBrawner-Andretti Racing Team, Leader CardKuzma (Offenhauser)
Brawner (Offenhauser)
Brawner (Ford)
Watson (Offenhauser)






4319
3.Flag Al UnserRetzloff ChemicalDunlop (Offenhauser)
Lola T150 (Ford)


2895
4.Flag Lloyd RubyGene White RacingMongoose (Offenhauser)
Mongoose (Ford)


2799
5.Flag Billy (William John) Vukovich JrAgajanianBrabham (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Brabham (Ford)
Shrike (Offenhauser TC)
Mongoose (Offenhauser TC)
Mongoose (Ford)










2410
6.Flag A.J. FoytAnsted RacingMeskowski (Offenhauser)
Coyote (Ford TC)


1860
7.Flag Dan GurneyAll American RacersEagle 68 (Weslake-Ford)
1800
8.Flag Gary BettenhausenDon Gerhardt Racing, Joe Hunt MagnetoGerhardt (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Ward (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)






1595
9.Flag Mel KenyonDon Gerhardt RacingGerhardt (Offenhauser)
1355
10.Flag Jim MalloyJim RobbinsVollstedt (Ford)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
King (Ford)




1265
11.Flag Sammy (Allen Dale) SessionsVatis Enterprises, Quaker StateFinley (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)


1260
12.Flag Gordon JohncockJohncock RacingGerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Eagle (Ford)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)






1257
13.Flag Roger McCluskeyFoyt & GreerEagle (Ford)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




1228
14.Flag Ronnie BucknumWeinberger HomesEagle 68 (Offenhauser)
Eagle 68 (Ford)


1200
15.Flag Bud (Melvin Joseph) TingelstadFederal Engineering, Leader CardMeskowski (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Ford)






1016
16.Flag Wally DallenbachVatis EnterprisesHuffaker (Ford)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Finley (Offenhauser TC)
Huffaker (Offenhauser TC)
Finley RE (Offenhauser TC)








960
17.Flag George SniderLeader Card, Vel's Parnelli Jones, Don Gerhardt RacingWatson (Ford)
Mongoose (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Offenhauser)






919
18.Flag Larry DicksonDayton Steel Wheel, Andretti Racing Team, Two Jacks, Weinberger Homes, Vollstedt RacingVollstedt (Ford TC)
Blum (Offenhauser)
Lola (Ford)
Brawner (Ford)
Gerhardt (Ford)








890
19.Flag Johnny RutherfordE.R.E. Enterprises, Alan Green, Michner Petroleum, Don Gerhardt RacingEagle Offenhauser)
Eagle (Ford)
Eisert (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)






890
20.Flag Mike MosleyLeader CardWatson (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Ford)


860
21.Flag Joe LeonardVel's Parnelli Jones, STP Oil TreatmentMorris (Ford)
Mongoose (Ford)
Lotus (Pratt & Whittney)




850
22.Flag Jim McElreathJames Greer, Two JacksCoyote (Ford)
Lola (Ford)
Brawner (Ford)
Brawner (Offenhauser TC)
Lola (Offenhauser TC)








741
23.Flag Art PollardDon Gerhardt Racing, STP Oil Treatment, Two Jacks, Vollstedt Racing, Retzloff ChemicalGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Lotus (Pratt & Whittney)
Lola (Ford)
Vollstedt (Ford)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)










696
24.Flag Denny HulmeAll American RacersEagle 68 (Ford)
600
25.Flag Sonny (Charles) AtesBoyce Holt Racing, Federal Engineering, California Speed/SportHalibrand (Offenhauser)
Turner D (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)






520
26.Flag Rick MutherMichner Petroleum, George R. Bryant, Boyce Holt Racing, Vatis EnterprisesLola (Ford)
Cheetah (Ford)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
Finley (Ford)






510
27.Flag John CannonGeorge R. Bryant, Vollstedt Racing, Vel's Parnelli JonesVollstedt (Ford)
Cheetah (Ford)
Mongoose (Ford)




505
28.Flag Ronnie DumanHayhoe Racing, Central ExcavatingBrabham (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)


400
29.Flag Bruce WalkupHayhoe Racing, Midwest Manufacturing, Kenny Brenn, Stewart-WarnerKurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Edmunds (Offenhauser)
Brabham (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Marathon (Ford)












390
30.Flag Max DudleyMax DudleyGerhardt (Chevrolet)
305
31.Flag Bill PuterbaughDayton Steel Wheel, Midwest Manufacturing, Kenny BrennKurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)






265
32.Flag George FollmerGeorge R. BryantCheetah (Ford)
240
33.Flag Arnold KnepperCentral Excavating, S & D, Retzloff Chemical, Vollstedt Racing, MVSLola (Ford)
Cecil (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Meskowski D (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Ward D (Offenhauser)
Cecil (Offenhauser)












206
34.Flag Mark DonohueUS RacingEagle (Chevrolet)
200
35.Flag George BensonConze, Maxson, Speedy's Broasted ChickenWatson FE (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Huffaker (Chevrolet)




170
36.Flag Carl WilliamsAnsted Racing, Vargo Excavating, Federal Engineering, Retzloff ChemicalCoyote (Ford)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Lola (Ford)






150
37.Flag Bobby GrimGene White RacingMongoose (Offenhauser)
150
38.Flag Jerry DanielsWeinberger Homes, S & DBlum (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Chevrolet)


120
39.Flag Wib SpaldingCalifornia Speed/SportHalibrand (Offenhauser)
100
40.Flag Bob VeithDon Gerhardt RacingGerhardt (Offenhauser)
100
41.Flag Peter RevsonE.R.E. EnterprisesEisert (Chevrolet)
90
42.Flag Chuck BoothBoyce Holt RacingTurner D (Chevrolet)
85
43.Flag Tom BigelowMidwest MfgKurtis4000D (Offenhauser)
80
44.Flag Lothar MotschenbacherLeader CardWatson (Offenhauser)
80
45.Flag Keith RachwitzLynchHalibrand (Offenhauser)
80
46.Flag Rollie BealeKenny BrennMeskowski D (Offenhauser)
80
47.Flag Chuck HulseQuaker State OilGerhardt (Offenhauser)
75
48.Flag Leon Duray SiroisCavanaugh V8, Central ExcavatingKurtis FE (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)


75
49.Flag Jack EiteljorgDebbie DrakeEisert (Chevrolet)
Eisert RE (Chevrolet)


70
50.Flag Bob HarkeyBulldog StablesGerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)


60
51.Flag Bud MorleyEarl Smith, Stewart-WarnerGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Marathon (Ford)


50
52.Flag Dennis ZimmermanBulldog StablesGerhardt (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)


50
53.Flag Bob HurtCentral ExcavatingGerhardt (Offenhauser)
45
54.Flag Ralph LiguoriJoe Hunt MagnetoLesovsky D (Offenhauser)
40
55.Flag Roger WestT D EnterprisesLesovsky (Offenhauser)
30
56.Flag Bruce JacobiEarl Smith, Avanti II, Windmill Truckers Center, Travelon TrailerGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
Marathon (Ford)
Silnes (Offenhauser)






30
57.Flag Dempsey WilsonGreenmanHalibrand (Chevrolet)
30
58.Flag Al SmithAl SmithChenoweth FE (Chevrolet)
25
59.Flag Ted FoltzGodwin BeversX (Chevrolet)
24
60.Flag Wes VandervoortRocky Mountain PavingChevrolet
21
61.Flag George FejerChinookChinook MkVII (Ford)
20
62.Flag Paul KleinschmidtCoors CadillacX (Cadillac)
15
63.Flag Malcolm BrazierGruenerwald-KearnyX (Buick)
12
64.Flag Lou SellSmother Brothers RacingEagle (Ford)
10
65.Flag Bob HerringCampo ConstructionChevrolet
9
66.Flag Grier ManningAgajanianOffenhauser
8
67.Flag Ralph Chandler Bruning SrBruning Construction(Ford)
6
68.Flag Charlie LowdermanBill WynneX (Chevrolet)
5
Flag Chuck ArnoldCalifornia Speed/SportHalibrand (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Gene BerginBulldog StablesGerhardt (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Jack BrabhamBrabham Racing OrganisationBrabham (Repco)
0
Flag Norm BrownMichner PetroleumLola (Ford)
0
Flag Bob DalyLincoln
0
Flag Bay (Wilbur) DarnellCurtis Auto CenterCurtis (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Jerry GrantFriedkinEagle (Ford)
0
Flag Graham HillSTP Oil TreatmentLotus (Pratt & Whittney)
0
Flag Jim HurtubiseJim HurtubiseMallard FE (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Ernie KochB & KKuzma (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bruce McLarenBotany 500Shelby (GE Turbine)
0
Flag Don MeachamTravelon TrailerShilala (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock)Gerhardt (Ford)
0
Flag Orville NanceBurt's Auto SupplyChevrolet
0
Flag Thurel NovotnyAuto HospitalGMC
0
Flag Danny OngaisMickey ThompsonThompson (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Henry PensVollstedt RacingVollstedt (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jochen RindtBrabham Racing OrganisationBrabham (Repco)
0
Flag Skip ScottRetzloff ChemicalLola (Ford)
0
Flag Mickey ShawBoyce Holt RacingGerhardt (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Bill SimpsonBill SimpsonCheetah (Ford)
0
Flag Mike SpenceSTP Oil TreatmentLotus 4WD (Pratt & Whitney Turbine)
0
Flag Leonard StephensHalibrand EngineeringHalibrand (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Don ThomasS & DMeskowski D (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jerry TitusAndretti Racing TeamBrawner (Ford)
0
Flag Greg WeldSmith Speed Shop, Joe Hunt MagnetoWard (Offenhauser)
Ward D (Chevrolet)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)




0
Flag Lee Roy Yarbrough
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Al Unser
5
Flag Bobby Unser
5
Most pole positionsFlag Mario Andretti
8
Most podium positionsFlag Mario Andretti
16
Most podium positions without a winFlag George Snider
3
Flag Jim Malloy
3

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
90.5%U.S.A.Flag Al Unser, Mario Andretti, Gordon Johncock, Johnny Rutherford, Bobby Unser, Bob Veith, Charlie Lowderman, Paul Kleinschmidt, Dempsey Wilson, A.J. Foyt, Wally Dallenbach, Billy (William John) Vukovich Jr, Tom Bigelow, Jim McElreath, Mike Mosley, George Snider, Larry Dickson, Rick Muther, Roger McCluskey, Bob Harkey, Ted Foltz, Malcolm Brazier, George Follmer, Mel Kenyon, Ronnie Duman, Sammy (Allen Dale) Sessions, Lloyd Ruby, Dan Gurney, Gary Bettenhausen, Jim Malloy, Ronnie Bucknum, Bud (Melvin Joseph) Tingelstad, Joe Leonard, Art Pollard, Sonny (Charles) Ates, Bruce Walkup, Max Dudley, Bill Puterbaugh, Arnold Knepper, Mark Donohue, George Benson, Carl Williams, Bobby Grim, Jerry Daniels, Wib Spalding, Peter Revson, Chuck Booth, Keith Rachwitz, Rollie Beale, Leon Duray Sirois, Jack Eiteljorg, Bud Morley, Dennis Zimmerman, Bob Hurt, Ralph Liguori, Roger West, Bruce Jacobi, Al Smith, Wes Vandervoort, Lou Sell, Bob Herring, Grier Manning, Ralph Chandler Bruning Sr, Skip Scott, Thurel Novotny, Greg Weld, Bob Daly, Jerry Titus, Orville Nance, Mickey Shaw, Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock), Danny Ongais, Ernie Koch, Lee Roy Yarbrough, Chuck Hulse, Henry Pens, Norm Brown, Gene Bergin, Bay (Wilbur) Darnell, Jim Hurtubise, Don Meacham, Jerry Grant, Chuck Arnold, Leonard Stephens, Bill Simpson, Don Thomas86
2.1%CanadaFlag John Cannon, George Fejer2
2.1%New ZealandFlag Denny Hulme, Bruce McLaren2
2.1%Great BritainFlag Graham Hill, Mike Spence2
1.1%GermanyFlag Lothar Motschenbacher1
1.1%AustriaFlag Jochen Rindt1
1.1%AustraliaFlag Jack Brabham1

Individual driver statistics for the 1968 USAC National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Andretti, MarioFlag 28 y/o274168
Arnold, ChuckFlag 42 y/o1000
Ates, Sonny (Charles)Flag 33 y/o9000
Beale, RollieFlag 38 y/o3000
Benson, GeorgeFlag 34 y/o5000
Bergin, GeneFlag 36 y/o1000
Bettenhausen, GaryFlag 26 y/o25130
Bigelow, TomFlag 28 y/o2000
Booth, ChuckFlag 38 y/o6000
Brabham, JackFlag 42 y/o1000
Brazier, MalcolmFlag 39 y/o1000
Brown, NormFlag 31 y/o1000
Bruning Sr, Ralph ChandlerFlag 23 y/o1000
Bucknum, RonnieFlag 32 y/o12131
Cannon, JohnFlag 35 y/o6010
Dallenbach, WallyFlag 31 y/o19020
Daly, BobFlag n/a1000
Daniels, JerryFlag 29 y/o3000
Darnell, Bay (Wilbur)Flag 37 y/o2000
Dickson, LarryFlag 29 y/o12010
Donohue, MarkFlag 31 y/o3000
Dudley, MaxFlag 31 y/o13000
Duman, RonnieFlag 39 y/o2000
Eiteljorg, JackFlag 29 y/o3000
Fejer, GeorgeFlag n/a4000
Follmer, GeorgeFlag 34 y/o6000
Foltz, TedFlag 35 y/o1010
Foyt, A.J.Flag 33 y/o20460
Grant, JerryFlag 33 y/o3000
Grim, BobbyFlag 43 y/o1000
Gurney, DanFlag 37 y/o5344
Harkey, BobFlag 38 y/o7000
Herring, BobFlag n/a1000
Hill, GrahamFlag 39 y/o1000
Hulme, DennyFlag 32 y/o1000
Hulse, ChuckFlag 40 y/o2000
Hurt, BobFlag 28 y/o1000
Hurtubise, JimFlag 35 y/o1000
Jacobi, BruceFlag 33 y/o11000
Johncock, GordonFlag 31 y/o17222
Kenyon, MelFlag 35 y/o8020
Kleinschmidt, PaulFlag n/a1000
Knepper, ArnoldFlag 37 y/o15000
Koch, ErnieFlag 44 y/o00000
Leonard, JoeFlag 35 y/o13012
Liguori, RalphFlag 41 y/o5000
Lowderman, CharlieFlag n/a1000
Malloy, JimFlag 36 y/o24030
Manning, GrierFlag 39 y/o1000
McCluskey, RogerFlag 37 y/o23131
McElreath, JimFlag 40 y/o13000
McLaren, BruceFlag 30 y/o00000
Meacham, DonFlag 31 y/o1000
Miller (Krulock), Al (Albert)Flag 46 y/o00000
Morley, BudFlag 37 y/o2000
Mosley, MikeFlag 21 y/o13010
Motschenbacher, LotharFlag 29 y/o2000
Muther, RickFlag 32 y/o4000
Nance, OrvilleFlag 40 y/o1000
Novotny, ThurelFlag 34 y/o1000
Ongais, DannyFlag 26 y/o00000
Pens, HenryFlag 28 y/o1000
Pollard, ArtFlag 41 y/o20001
Puterbaugh, BillFlag 32 y/o7000
Rachwitz, KeithFlag 43 y/o3000
Revson, PeterFlag 29 y/o1000
Rindt, JochenFlag 26 y/o1000
Ruby, LloydFlag 40 y/o23270
Rutherford, JohnnyFlag 30 y/o17000
Scott, SkipFlag 26 y/o1000
Sell, LouFlag n/a5000
Sessions, Sammy (Allen Dale)Flag 32 y/o14000
Shaw, MickeyFlag 35 y/o1000
Simpson, BillFlag 28 y/o1000
Sirois, Leon DurayFlag 33 y/o4000
Smith, AlFlag 39 y/o1000
Snider, GeorgeFlag 27 y/o12030
Spalding, WibFlag 34 y/o1000
Spence, MikeFlag 31 y/o00000
Stephens, LeonardFlag 42 y/o3000
Thomas, DonFlag 34 y/o1000
Tingelstad, Bud (Melvin Joseph)Flag 40 y/o18020
Titus, JerryFlag 39 y/o1000
Unser, AlFlag 29 y/o28595
Unser, BobbyFlag 34 y/o255113
Vandervoort, WesFlag 42 y/o1000
Veith, BobFlag 43 y/o1000
Vukovich Jr, Billy (William John)Flag 24 y/o25021
Walkup, BruceFlag 23 y/o12000
Weld, GregFlag 24 y/o4000
West, RogerFlag 27 y/o2000
Williams, CarlFlag 37 y/o8000
Wilson, DempseyFlag 41 y/o2000
Yarbrough, Lee RoyFlag 29 y/o00000
Zimmerman, DennisFlag 27 y/o2000
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