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USAC National Championship 1969 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC National Championship 1969

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Mario AndrettiSTP Oil TreatmentKuzma (Offenhauser)
Brawner Hawk III (Ford TC)


5055
2.Flag Al UnserVel's Parnelli JonesLola (Ford)
King (Offenhauser)
King (Ford)




2630
3.Flag Bobby UnserLeader CardEagle 69 (Offenhauser)
Eagle 69 (Chevrolet)
Lola T152 (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Eagle (Ford)








2585
4.Flag Dan GurneyAll American RacersEagle 69 (Weslake-Ford)
2280
5.Flag Gordon JohncockJohncock RacingEagle 69 (Ford)
Eagle 69 (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Ford)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)








2070
6.Flag Wally DallenbachHopkins RacingMeskowski (Offenhauser)
Eagle (Chevrolet)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)








1795
7.Flag A.J. FoytAnsted RacingMeskowski D (Ford)
Coyote (Ford TC)


1570
8.Flag Billy (William John) Vukovich JrAgajanianBrabham (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Brabham (Ford)
Brabham (Offenhauser TC)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Laycock (Ford)
Laycock (Offenhauser TC)
Shrike (Offenhauser)
Laycock (Chevrolet)
















1280
9.Flag Mike MosleyLeader CardWatson (Chevrolet)
Watson (Offenhauser TC)


1220
10.Flag Lloyd RubyGene White RacingLaycock (Offenhauser)
Laycock (Chevrolet)


1190
11.Flag Johnny RutherfordMichner Racing, Leader CardEagle (Offenhauser)
Eagle (Chevrolet)
Eagle (Ford)
Watson (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)








1130
12.Flag Art PollardSTP Oil TreatmentGerhardt (Plymouth)
Lotus (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Lotus (Plymouth)
King (Plymouth)








1110
13.Flag Roger McCluskeyFoyt & GreerMeskowski (Offenhauser)
Coyote (Ford TC)


1090
14.Flag Gary BettenhausenDon Gerhardt RacingGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Ward (Offenhauser)


970
15.Flag Bud (Melvin Joseph) TingelstadVel's Parnelli Jones, Federal EngineeringLola (Ford)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Ford)






920
16.Flag George FollmerGeorge Follmer, STP Oil TreatmentLotus (Plymouth)
Cheetah (Ford TC)
Gilbert (Chevrolet)




880
17.Flag Peter RevsonBrabham Racing OrganisationBrabham BT25 (Repco)
840
18.Flag George SniderLeader Card, Ansted Racing, Joe Hunt MagnetoDunlop (Offenhauser)
Watson (Chevrolet)
Ewing FE (Offenhauser)
Coyote (Ford)
Watson (Offenhauser TC)








840
19.Flag Jim MalloyVel's Parnelli Jones, Webster Racing, STP Oil TreatmentEisert (Weslake-Ford)
Lola (Ford)
Lotus (Plymouth)




720
20.Flag Mel Kenyon3-K RacingGerhardt (Offenhauser)
615
21.Flag Joe LeonardVel's Parnelli Jones, Yunick, Gene White Racing, STP Oil TreatmentLaycock (Offenhauser)
Eagle 69 (Ford)
Lotus (Ford)
Lotus (Offenhauser)






600
22.Flag Larry DicksonVollstedt Racing, Weinberger HomesEagle (Offenhauser TC)
Vollstedt (Ford TC)
Blum (Offenhauser)




510
23.Flag Mark DonohueUS RacingLola T152 (Offenhauser)
Lola (Chevrolet)


480
24.Flag Sammy (Allen Dale) SessionsVatis Enterprises, MVSFinley (Offenhauser)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser)
Cecil (Ford)




475
25.Flag Swede SavageAll American RacersEagle (Weslake-Ford)
400
26.Flag Jim McElreathTwo Jacks, Quaker State Oil, McElreath RacingGerhardt (Offenhauser TC)
Brawner Hawk II (Offenhauser TC)
McElreath (Chevrolet)




400
27.Flag Sam PoseySTP Oil TreatmentLotus (Plymouth)
370
28.Flag Steve KrisiloffAmerican RacingGerhardt (Ford)
355
29.Flag Rick MutherTwo Jacks, Bulldog StablesLola (Offenhauser TC)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)


330
30.Flag Bill SimpsonSimpson RacingCheetah (Chevrolet)
320
31.Flag Jerry GrantFriedkin & Green, Webster RacingEagle (Chevrolet)
Eagle (Chevrolet)
Eagle (Weslake-Ford)




290
32.Flag Bruce WalkupBulldog Stables, Don Gerhardt Racing, Seymour Enterprises, Maxon, Boyce Holt MufflerEpperly FE (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Chevrolet)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
Lola (Offenhauser)








269
33.Flag Bob HarkeyQuaker State Oil, KoscotMeskowski (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser TC)


215
34.Flag Greg WeldJoe Hunt Magneto, STP Gas TreatmentEwing FE (Offenhauser)
King (Plymouth)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)




210
35.Flag Max DudleyMax DudleyGerhardt (Chevrolet)
210
36.Flag Al SmithAl SmithChenoweth FE (Chevrolet)
Chenoweth FE (Offenhauser)


175
37.Flag Jerry DanielsSeymour EnterprisesMeskowski (Offenhauser)
160
38.Flag Leon Duray SiroisVatis Enterprises, Quaker State OilFinley (Offenhauser)
Gerhardt (Offenhauser)


150
39.Flag Bobby JohnsAgajanianShrike (Offenhauser)
150
40.Flag John CannonVollstedt RacingVollstedt (Ford)
130
41.Flag Carl WilliamsSTP Gas Treatment, Joe Hunt Magneto, Seymour EnterprisesGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Chevrolet)




130
42.Flag Bill PuterbaughFederal EngineeringGerhardt (Offenhauser)
Meskowski (Offenhauser)


120
43.Flag Tom BigelowMidwest MfgGerhardt (Chevrolet)
Kurtis (Offenhauser)


110
44.Flag Jerry HansenPacesetter HomesLola (Ford)
110
45.Flag Arnold KnepperMVSCecil (Offenhauser)
Cecil (Ford)
Ward (Offenhauser)




100
46.Flag Dave StricklandTravelon TrailerGerhardt (Offenhauser)
90
47.Flag Ludwig HeimrathHeimrath RacingEisert (Chevrolet)
65
48.Flag Sonny (Charles) Ates3-K RacingBrabham (Offenhauser)
61
49.Flag Johnny Parsons Jr.Joe Hunt MagnetoLesovsky D (Offenhauser)
60
50.Flag Al LoquastoCurtis Auto Center Curtis (Chevrolet)
60
51.Flag Keith RachwitzLynchHalibrand (Offenhauser)
60
52.Flag David HobbsVatis EnterprisesFinley (Offenhauser)
60
53.Flag Jerry KarlTrackstarGerhardt (Chevrolet)
60
54.Flag Ralph LiguoriEnterprise MachineFlynn (Offenhauser)
50
55.Flag Johnny AndersonTravelon TrailerShilala (Offenhauser)
50
56.Flag Don SchislerStewart-WarnerHorton (Ford)
40
57.Flag Les (William L) ScottNavarro Engineering, Maxon, Speedy's Broasted ChickenWatson (Rambler)
Epperly FE (Offenhauser TC)
Huffaker (Chevrolet)




40
58.Flag Don NordhornSmith Speed ShopWard (Offenhauser)
30
59.Flag Bobby GrimTwo JacksGerhardt (Offenhauser)
30
59.Flag Dennis ZimmermanBulldog StablesGerhardt (Chevrolet)
30
61.Flag Ted FoltzGodwin BeversX (Chevrolet)
24
62.Flag Wes VandervoortWes VandervoortChevrolet
21
63.Flag Bob GreggGregg EnterprisesVollstedt (Chevrolet)
20
64.Flag Lee KunzmanAgajanianShrike (Offenhauser TC)
20
65.Flag Bob HerringLotus BlossomChevrolet
18
66.Flag Malcolm BrazierGruenerwald-KearneyBuick
15
67.Flag George FejerChinookChinook (Ford)
15
68.Flag Charlie LowdermanYoung MachineChevrolet
12
69.Flag Grier ManningAgajanianOffenhauser
9
70.Flag Clark YowellWestern Sporting GoodsPlymouth
8
71.Flag Bob DalyBob DalyLincoln
6
72.Flag Jack GuynnWyatt Ford(Lincoln)
5
Flag Rollie BealeKilmanMeskowski D (Offenhauser)
0
Flag George BensonMaxonEpperly FE (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Merle Bettenhausen
0
Flag Jack BrabhamBrabham Racing TeamBrabham (Repco)
0
Flag Ronnie BucknumWeinberger HomesEagle (Offenhauser)
Eagle (Chevrolet)


0
Flag Tommy CoppSeidelmanWard D (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Todd GibsonWeinberger HomesEagle (Offenhauser)
Blum (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Charlie Glotzbach
0
Flag Graham HillSTP Oil TreatmentLotus (Ford)
0
Flag Denny Hulme
0
Flag Jim Hurtubise
0
Flag Dee Jones
0
Flag Ed MarshallHuffaker (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Charlie MastersMidwest MfgKurtis D (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock)
0
Flag Orville NanceChevrolet
0
Flag Bob PrattGig StephensHalibrand (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jochen RindtSTP Oil TreatmentLotus (Ford)
0
Flag Lou SellVatis EnterprisesFinley (Ford)
0
Flag Mickey ShawHolt MufflerGerhardt (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Earl SmithEarl SmithGerhardt (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Wib SpaldingCaruthersLotus (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Ned SpathAllemanHuffaker (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Leonard StephensGig StephensHalibrand (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Hamilton VoseLe Cheval NoirMcKee Mk 11 (Chevrolet V8)
0
Flag Dempsey WilsonDempsey WilsonHalibrand (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Lee Roy YarbroughJim RobbinsEagle (Ford)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Mario Andretti
9
Most pole positionsFlag Mario Andretti
5
Flag Dan Gurney
5
Most podium positionsFlag Mario Andretti
13
Most podium positions without a winFlag Wally Dallenbach
4
Flag Lloyd Ruby
4

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
91.9%U.S.A.Flag Al Unser, Mario Andretti, Gordon Johncock, Johnny Rutherford, Bobby Unser, Charlie Lowderman, Dempsey Wilson, A.J. Foyt, Wally Dallenbach, Billy (William John) Vukovich Jr, Tom Bigelow, Jim McElreath, Jerry Karl, Lee Kunzman, Mike Mosley, Johnny Parsons Jr., George Snider, Larry Dickson, Al Loquasto, Steve Krisiloff, Rick Muther, Roger McCluskey, Bob Harkey, Ted Foltz, Malcolm Brazier, George Follmer, Mark Donohue, Mel Kenyon, Sammy (Allen Dale) Sessions, Dan Gurney, Lloyd Ruby, Art Pollard, Gary Bettenhausen, Bud (Melvin Joseph) Tingelstad, Peter Revson, Jim Malloy, Joe Leonard, Swede Savage, Sam Posey, Bill Simpson, Jerry Grant, Bruce Walkup, Greg Weld, Max Dudley, Al Smith, Jerry Daniels, Leon Duray Sirois, Bobby Johns, Carl Williams, Bill Puterbaugh, Jerry Hansen, Arnold Knepper, Dave Strickland, Sonny (Charles) Ates, Keith Rachwitz, Ralph Liguori, Johnny Anderson, Don Schisler, Les (William L) Scott, Don Nordhorn, Bobby Grim, Dennis Zimmerman, Wes Vandervoort, Bob Gregg, Bob Herring, Grier Manning, Clark Yowell, Bob Daly, Jack Guynn, Orville Nance, George Benson, Rollie Beale, Ronnie Bucknum, Wib Spalding, Tommy Copp, Leonard Stephens, Lou Sell, Mickey Shaw, Lee Roy Yarbrough, Merle Bettenhausen, Charlie Glotzbach, Jim Hurtubise, Dee Jones, Al (Albert) Miller (Krulock), Earl Smith, Bob Pratt, Hamilton Vose, Charlie Masters, Ned Spath, Ed Marshall, Todd Gibson91
3%CanadaFlag John Cannon, Ludwig Heimrath, George Fejer3
2%Great BritainFlag David Hobbs, Graham Hill2
1%AustriaFlag Jochen Rindt1
1%AustraliaFlag Jack Brabham1
1%New ZealandFlag Denny Hulme1

Individual driver statistics for the 1969 USAC National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Anderson, JohnnyFlag 24 y/o1000
Andretti, MarioFlag 29 y/o249135
Ates, Sonny (Charles)Flag 34 y/o5000
Beale, RollieFlag 39 y/o2000
Benson, GeorgeFlag 35 y/o1000
Bettenhausen, GaryFlag 27 y/o15030
Bettenhausen, MerleFlag 26 y/o00000
Bigelow, TomFlag 29 y/o5000
Brabham, JackFlag 43 y/o1000
Brazier, MalcolmFlag 40 y/o1000
Bucknum, RonnieFlag 33 y/o2000
Cannon, JohnFlag 36 y/o3000
Copp, TommyFlag 42 y/o2000
Dallenbach, WallyFlag 32 y/o15040
Daly, BobFlag n/a1000
Daniels, JerryFlag 30 y/o2010
Dickson, LarryFlag 30 y/o8000
Donohue, MarkFlag 32 y/o5000
Dudley, MaxFlag 32 y/o9000
Fejer, GeorgeFlag n/a1000
Follmer, GeorgeFlag 35 y/o11120
Foltz, TedFlag 36 y/o1010
Foyt, A.J.Flag 34 y/o17141
Gibson, ToddFlag 32 y/o2000
Glotzbach, CharlieFlag 31 y/o00000
Grant, JerryFlag 34 y/o6000
Gregg, BobFlag 49 y/o3000
Grim, BobbyFlag 44 y/o1000
Gurney, DanFlag 38 y/o9275
Guynn, JackFlag n/a1000
Hansen, JerryFlag 32 y/o3000
Harkey, BobFlag 39 y/o5000
Heimrath, LudwigFlag 34 y/o10000
Herring, BobFlag n/a1000
Hill, GrahamFlag 40 y/o00000
Hobbs, DavidFlag 30 y/o2000
Hulme, DennyFlag 33 y/o1000
Hurtubise, JimFlag 36 y/o00000
Johncock, GordonFlag 32 y/o16251
Johns, BobbyFlag 37 y/o1000
Jones, DeeFlag 36 y/o00000
Karl, JerryFlag 28 y/o2000
Kenyon, MelFlag 36 y/o3000
Knepper, ArnoldFlag 38 y/o6000
Krisiloff, SteveFlag 22 y/o9000
Kunzman, LeeFlag 24 y/o1000
Leonard, JoeFlag 36 y/o7000
Liguori, RalphFlag 42 y/o2000
Loquasto, AlFlag 29 y/o8000
Lowderman, CharlieFlag n/a1000
Malloy, JimFlag 37 y/o9010
Manning, GrierFlag 40 y/o1000
Marshall, EdFlag n/a1000
Masters, CharlieFlag 33 y/o2000
McCluskey, RogerFlag 38 y/o16020
McElreath, JimFlag 41 y/o11000
Miller (Krulock), Al (Albert)Flag 47 y/o00000
Mosley, MikeFlag 22 y/o21010
Muther, RickFlag 33 y/o6000
Nance, OrvilleFlag 41 y/o1001
Nordhorn, DonFlag 35 y/o1000
Parsons Jr., JohnnyFlag 24 y/o2000
Pollard, ArtFlag 42 y/o18230
Posey, SamFlag 25 y/o6010
Pratt, BobFlag 40 y/o1000
Puterbaugh, BillFlag 33 y/o6000
Rachwitz, KeithFlag 44 y/o2000
Revson, PeterFlag 30 y/o3120
Rindt, JochenFlag 27 y/o00000
Ruby, LloydFlag 41 y/o10040
Rutherford, JohnnyFlag 31 y/o13000
Savage, SwedeFlag 22 y/o4000
Schisler, DonFlag 35 y/o2000
Scott, Les (William L)Flag 42 y/o3000
Sell, LouFlag n/a1000
Sessions, Sammy (Allen Dale)Flag 33 y/o11000
Shaw, MickeyFlag 36 y/o1000
Simpson, BillFlag 29 y/o9000
Sirois, Leon DurayFlag 34 y/o4000
Smith, AlFlag 40 y/o5000
Smith, EarlFlag n/a
Snider, GeorgeFlag 28 y/o12010
Spalding, WibFlag 35 y/o1000
Spath, NedFlag n/a1000
Stephens, LeonardFlag 43 y/o1000
Strickland, DaveFlag 31 y/o2000
Tingelstad, Bud (Melvin Joseph)Flag 41 y/o13010
Unser, AlFlag 30 y/o19594
Unser, BobbyFlag 35 y/o21152
Vandervoort, WesFlag 43 y/o1010
Vose, HamiltonFlag n/a1000
Vukovich Jr, Billy (William John)Flag 25 y/o19011
Walkup, BruceFlag 24 y/o6000
Weld, GregFlag 25 y/o7114
Williams, CarlFlag 38 y/o4000
Wilson, DempseyFlag 42 y/o2000
Yarbrough, Lee RoyFlag 30 y/o1000
Yowell, ClarkFlag 44 y/o1000
Zimmerman, DennisFlag 28 y/o1000
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