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USAC National Championship 1973 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC National Championship 1973

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Roger McCluskeyHopkins Buick McLaren M16B (Offenhauser TC)
3705
2.Flag Wally DallenbachAll American Racers, Patrick RacingEagle 73 (Offenhauser TC)
2620
3.Flag Johnny RutherfordMcLaren CarsMcLaren M16C (Offenhauser TC)
2595
4.Flag William John Vukovich JrJerry O'ConnellEagle 73 (Offenhauser TC)
2440
5.Flag Mario AndrettiParnelli Jones RacingParnelli (Offenhauser TC)
2400
6.Flag Mike MosleyLeader CardEagle 73 (Offenhauser)
2345
7.Flag Gordon JohncockPatrick RacingEagle 73 (Offenhauser TC)
2240
8.Flag Gary BettenhausenPenske RacingMcLaren M16C (Offenhauser TC)
2093
9.Flag Lloyd RubySlaterEagle 73 (Offenhauser TC)
1610
10.Flag A.J. FoytGilmore RacingCoyote (Foyt TC)
1580
11.Flag Lee KunzmanHopkins Racing, Fletcher RacingEagle (Offenhauser TC)
1260
12.Flag Bobby UnserAll American RacersEagle 73 (Offenhauser)
1108
13.Flag Al UnserParnelli Jones RacingParnelli (Offenhauser)
1080
14.Flag Mike HissDon Gerhardt RacingEagle 73 (Offenhauser)
1050
15.Flag Joe LeonardParnelli Jones RacingParnelli (Offenhauser)
1018
16.Flag Mel KenyonHopkins RacingCoyote (Foyt)
Eagle 73 (Offenhauser)
Eagle 73 (Foyt)




940
17.Flag John MartinAutomotive TechnologyMcLaren (Offenhauser TC)
870
18.Flag Steve KrisiloffKing RacersKing (Offenhauser TC)
845
19.Flag Jim McElreathChamp CarrEagle (Offenhauser TC)
650
20.Flag Dick SimonDick Simon Racing, Brayton Racing, STP Oil TreatmentEagle (Foyt TC)
Coyote (Foyt TC)


440
21.Flag Jimmy CaruthersRobert Fletcher RacingEagle (Offenhauser)
408
22.Flag Johnny Parsons Jr.Two Jacks Flyer, Leader CardFinley/Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)


390
23.Flag Bentley WarrenBay States Racing, Hopkins RacingEagle (Offenhauser)
375
24.Flag Swede SavagePatrick RacingEagle (Offenhauser)
330
25.Flag Sam PoseyChamp CarrEagle (Offenhauser)
200
26.Flag Tom BigelowVollstedt Racing, Midwest ManufacturingVollstedt (Offenhauser TC)
King (Offenhauser)


160
27.Flag Lee BraytonBrayton RacingCoyote (Foyt)
Coyote (Offenhauser)
Eagle (Offenhauser)




133
28.Flag Sammy (Allen Dale) SessionsMVSEagle (Foyt)
120
29.Flag John HubbardMinnesota Serendipity, Two Jacks FlyerMongoose (Foyt)
Finley (Offenhauser)


73
30.Flag John MahlerCarlings Eagle (Offenhauser TC)
50
31.Flag Jerry KarlFiore Racing, Smokey Yunick, CicadaEagle (Chevrolet)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)
Cicada (Offenhauser TC)




40
32.Flag John CannonWebster RacingEagle (Offenhauser)
30
32.Flag Tom SnevaTipke, Midwest Manufacturing, Leader CardTipke (Offenhauser TC)
King (Offenhauser TC)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)




30
34.Flag George SniderGilmore Racing Coyote (Foyt TC)
29
35.Flag Larry CannonPEP Gas TreatmentX (Offenhauser TC)
25
36.Flag Leon Duray SiroisMinnesota SerendipityMongoose (Foyt)
20
Flag Bobby AllisonPenske RacingMcLaren (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Larry DicksonMidwest ManufacturingKing (Offenhauser TC)
0
Flag Mark DonohuePenske RacingEagle (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jerry GrantAll American RacersEagle (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob HarkeyHopkins Racing, Vollstedt Racing, Fiore RacingEagle (Foyt TC)
Vollstedt (Offenhauser TC)


0
Flag David HobbsWoodsEagle (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jim HurtubiseMiller High LifeLola (Foyt)
0
Flag Dee JonesMinnesota SerendipityMongoose (Foyt)
0
Flag Al LoquastoAl Loquasto, Curtis Auto CenterCurtis (Foyt TC)
MLaren (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Larry McCoyEastern RacingAtlanta (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Graham McRaeSTP Gas TreatmentEagle (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Rick MutherCrower Cams, Leader CardEagle (Chevrolet TC)
Eagle (Offenhauser TC)


0
Flag Crockey (Howard G) PetersonDr. PepperKing (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Art PollardPatrick RacingLola (Foyt)
0
Flag Eldon RasmussenRasmussen Rascar (Foyt TC)
0
Flag Peter RevsonMcLaren CarsMcLaren (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bill SimpsonJoe Hunt MagnetoEagle (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Joe TetzStephens
0
Flag Salt WaltherDayton-WaltherMcLaren (Offenhauser TC)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Gordon Johncock
3
Flag Wally Dallenbach
3
Most pole positionsFlag Gordon Johncock
5
Most podium positionsFlag William John Vukovich Jr
7
Most podium positions without a winFlag Mike Mosley
3

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
92.7%U.S.A.Flag Jerry Karl, Al Unser, Mario Andretti, Gordon Johncock, Tom Sneva, Johnny Rutherford, Bobby Unser, A.J. Foyt, Wally Dallenbach, William John Vukovich Jr, Larry Cannon, Tom Bigelow, Jim McElreath, Dick Simon, Lee Kunzman, John Martin, Mike Mosley, Johnny Parsons Jr., John Mahler, George Snider, Larry Dickson, Salt Walther, Al Loquasto, Steve Krisiloff, Rick Muther, Roger McCluskey, Bob Harkey, Sammy (Allen Dale) Sessions, Mark Donohue, Mel Kenyon, Lloyd Ruby, Gary Bettenhausen, Mike Hiss, Joe Leonard, Jimmy Caruthers, Bentley Warren, Swede Savage, Sam Posey, Lee Brayton, John Hubbard, Bobby Allison, Jerry Grant, Jim Hurtubise, Dee Jones, Larry McCoy, Crockey (Howard G) Peterson, Art Pollard, Peter Revson, Bill Simpson, Joe Tetz, Leon Duray Sirois51
3.6%CanadaFlag Eldon Rasmussen, John Cannon2
1.8%Great BritainFlag David Hobbs1
1.8%New ZealandFlag Graham McRae1

Individual driver statistics for the 1973 USAC National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Allison, BobbyFlag 35 y/o1000
Andretti, MarioFlag 33 y/o15131
Bettenhausen, GaryFlag 31 y/o15141
Bigelow, TomFlag 33 y/o5000
Brayton, LeeFlag 39 y/o9000
Cannon, JohnFlag 40 y/o2000
Cannon, LarryFlag 36 y/o4000
Caruthers, JimmyFlag 28 y/o1300
Dallenbach, WallyFlag 36 y/o11351
Dickson, LarryFlag 34 y/o1000
Donohue, MarkFlag 36 y/o3000
Foyt, A.J.Flag 38 y/o12021
Grant, JerryFlag 38 y/o2000
Harkey, BobFlag 43 y/o3000
Hiss, MikeFlag 31 y/o1400
Hobbs, DavidFlag 34 y/o3000
Hubbard, JohnFlag 31 y/o4000
Hurtubise, JimFlag 40 y/o1000
Johncock, GordonFlag 36 y/o14345
Jones, DeeFlag 40 y/o3000
Karl, JerryFlag 32 y/o5000
Kenyon, MelFlag 40 y/o900
Krisiloff, SteveFlag 26 y/o13000
Kunzman, LeeFlag 28 y/o13010
Leonard, JoeFlag 40 y/o1500
Loquasto, AlFlag 33 y/o4000
Mahler, JohnFlag 36 y/o2000
Martin, JohnFlag 34 y/o6000
McCluskey, RogerFlag 42 y/o14150
McCoy, LarryFlag 30 y/o9000
McElreath, JimFlag 45 y/o8000
McRae, GrahamFlag 33 y/o10000
Mosley, MikeFlag 26 y/o14030
Muther, RickFlag 37 y/o3000
Parsons Jr., JohnnyFlag 28 y/o10000
Peterson, Crockey (Howard G)Flag n/a3000
Pollard, ArtFlag 46 y/o1000
Posey, SamFlag 29 y/o3000
Rasmussen, EldonFlag 36 y/o1000
Revson, PeterFlag 34 y/o3002
Ruby, LloydFlag 45 y/o11010
Rutherford, JohnnyFlag 35 y/o13252
Savage, SwedeFlag 26 y/o4000
Sessions, Sammy (Allen Dale)Flag 37 y/o5000
Simon, DickFlag 39 y/o13000
Simpson, BillFlag 33 y/o2000
Sirois, Leon DurayFlag 38 y/o3000
Sneva, TomFlag 25 y/o7000
Snider, GeorgeFlag 32 y/o4000
Tetz, JoeFlag n/a1000
Unser, AlFlag 34 y/o14120
Unser, BobbyFlag 39 y/o13123
Vukovich Jr, William JohnFlag 29 y/o15170
Walther, SaltFlag 25 y/o3000
Warren, BentleyFlag 32 y/o8000
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