1968 USAC National Championship Trail

Bobby Unser - Champion

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
3/17/68 California 200 Hanford 201 PO Gordon Johncock
3/31/68 Stardust 150 Las Vegas 150 RC Bobby Unser
4/7/68 Jimmy Bryan Memorial Phoenix 150 PO Bobby Unser
4/21/68 Trenton 150 Trenton 150 PO Bobby Unser
5/30/68 International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis 500 PO Bobby Unser
6/9/68 Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee 150 PO Lloyd Ruby
6/15/68 Telegraph Trophy 200 Heat 1 Mosport 98.36 RC Dan Gurney
6/15/68 Telegraph Trophy 200 Heat 2 Mosport 98.36 RC Dan Gurney
6/23/68 Langhorne 150 Langhorne 150 PO Gordon Johncock
6/29/68 Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Pikes Peak 12.42 HC Bobby Unser
7/7/68 Rocky Mountain 150 Castle Rock 151.62 RC A. J. Foyt
7/13/68 Nazareth 100 Nazareth 100.125 DO Al Unser
7/21/68 Indy 200 Heat 1 IRP 100 RC Al Unser
7/21/68 Indy 200 Heat 2 IRP 100 RC Al Unser
7/28/68 Langhorne Twin 100 #1 Langhorne 100 PO Al Unser
7/28/68 Langhorne Twin 100 #2 Langhorne 100 PO Al Unser
8/4/68 St. Jovite Heat 1 St. Jovite 100.7 RC Mario Andretti
8/4/68 St. Jovite Heat 2 St. Jovite 100.7 RC Mario Andretti
8/17/68 Tony Bettenhausen 100 Springfield 100 DO Roger McCluskey
8/18/68 Tony Bettenhausen 200 Milwaukee 200 PO Lloyd Ruby
9/2/68 Ted Horn Memorial DuQuoin 100 DO Mario Andretti
9/7/68 Hoosier Hundred ISF 100 DO A. J. Foyt
9/22/68 Trenton 200 Trenton 200 PO Mario Andretti
9/29/68 Golden State 100 Sacramento 100 DO A. J. Foyt
10/13/68 Michigan Inaugural 250 MIS 250 PO Ronnie Bucknum
11/3/68 Hanford 250 Hanford 250.5 PO A. J. Foyt
11/17/68 Bobby Ball Memorial Phoenix 200 PO Gary Bettenhausen
12/1/68 Rex Mays 300 Riverside 301.6 RC Dan Gurney

 

Standing Driver Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points
1 Bobby Unser 25 2 5 5 1 1 1 3 4330
2 Mario Andretti 27 0 4 11 1 2 0 8 4319
3 Al Unser 28 0 5 1 3 2 1 5 2895
4 Lloyd Ruby 23 3 2 3 2 1 1 0 2799
5 Billy Vukovich, Jr. 25 0 0 0 2 3 2 1 2410
6 A. J. Foyt 20 0 4 1 1 2 0 0 1860
7 Dan Gurney 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 4 1800
8 Gary Bettenhausen 25 1 1 1 1 3 1 0 1595
9 Mel Kenyon 8 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 1355
10 Jim Malloy 24 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 1265
11 Sam Sessions 14 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1260
12 Gordon Johncock 17 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 1257
13 Roger McCluskey 23 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1228
14 Ronnie Bucknum 12 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 1200
15 Bud Tingelstad 18 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 1016
16 Wally Dallenbach 19 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 960
17 George Snider 12 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 919
18 Larry Dickson 12 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 890
19 Johnny Rutherford 17 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 890
20 Mike Mosley 13 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 860
21 Joe Leonard 13 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 850
22 Jim McElreath 13 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 741
23 Art Pollard 20 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 696
24 Denis Hulme 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 600
25 Sonny Ates 9 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 520
26 Rick Muther 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 510
27 John Cannon 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 505
28 Ronnie Duman 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 400
29 Bruce Walkup 12 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 390
30 Max Dudley 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 305
31 Bill Puterbaugh 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 265
32 George Follmer 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 240
33 Arnie Knepper 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 206
34 Mark Donohue 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 200
35 George Benson 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 170
36 Carl Williams 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 150
37 Bobby Grim 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 150
38 Jerry Daniels 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 120
39 Wib Spalding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 100
40 Bob Veith 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 100
41 Peter Revson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 90
42 Chuck Booth 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 85
43 Tom Bigelow 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 80
44 Lothar Motschenbacher 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 80
45 Keith Rachwitz 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 80
46 Rollie Beale 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 80
47 Chuck Hulse 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 75
48 Jigger Sirois 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 75
49 Jack Eiteljorg 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 70
50 Bob Harkey 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 60
51 Bud Morley 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 50
52 Denny Zimmerman 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 50
53 Bob Hurt 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 45
54 Ralph Liguori 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 40
55 Roger West 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 30
56 Bruce Jacobi 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 30
57 Dempsey Wilson 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 30
58 Al Smith 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 25
59 Ted Foltz 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 24
60 Wes Vandervoort 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 21
61 George Fejer 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 20
62 Paul Kleinschmidt 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 15
63 Malcolm Brazier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 12
64 Lou Sell 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 10
65 Bob Herring 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 9
66 Grier Manning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8
67 Ralph Bruning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 6
68 Charlie Lowderman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 5
NR Skip Scott 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
NR Bob Daly 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
NR Thurel Novotny 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
NR Dick Heikes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR Greg Weld 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Gig Stephens 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Bay Darnell 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Eugene Willbanks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Butch Earley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Don Thomas 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Clark Yowell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Jerry Colton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
NR Don Meacham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
NR Henry Pens 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
NR Gene Bergin 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Tom Dillon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Graham Hill 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR LaVerne Ravenstein 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR Chuck Arnold 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0
NR Walt Miller 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0
NR Gene Pacheco 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0
NR Jerry Titus 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0
NR Jerry Grant 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0
NR Jack Brabham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0
NR Orville Nance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0
NR Mickey Shaw 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0
NR Norm Brown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0
NR Larry Overholser 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0
NR Bill Simpson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 0
NR Jim Hurtubise 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0
NR Jochen Rindt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0
NR Otto Becker 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Scott Brazier 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Don Brown 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Karl Busson 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bill Cheesbourg 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jim Clark 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Earl Dykes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Norm Ellefson 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Masten Gregory 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ludwig Heimrath 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bob Herst 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bobby Johns 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Dee Jones 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ernie Koch 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bruce McLaren 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Stew McMillan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Al Miller (Krulac) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Danny Ongais 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jim Reynard 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Don Schisler 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Les Scott 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Dusty Smith 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Earl Smith 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Mike Spence 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Chuck Stevenson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jackie Stewart 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bob Tattersall 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Hamilton Vose 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Billy Wilkerson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Lee Roy Yarbrough 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
 
Debuts Farewells
Otto Becker Bruce McLaren
Gene Bergin Stew McMillan
Tom Bigelow Bud Morley
Scott Brazier Danny Ongais
Don Brown Henry Pens
Karl Busson LaVerne Ravenstein
John Cannon Jim Reynard
Tom Dillon Don Schisler
Mark Donohue Skip Scott
Max Dudley Lou Sell
Earl Dykes Bill Simpson
Jack Eiteljorg Earl Smith
Norm Ellefson Mike Spence
George Fejer Hamilton Vose
Dick Heikes Roger West
Ludwig Heimrath Eugene Willbanks
Bob Herst Denny Zimmerman
Chuck Arnold Chuck Hulse
Otto Becker Bob Hurt
Gene Bergin Paul Kleinschmidt
Scott Brazier Ernie Koch
Norm Brown Stew McMillan
Ralph Bruning Don Meacham
Bill Cheesbourg Walt Miller
Jim Clark Thurel Novotny
Jerry Colton Henry Pens
Bay Darnell Skip Scott
Tom Dillon Dusty Smith
Ronnie Duman Mike Spence
Earl Dykes Jackie Stewart
Norm Ellefson Bob Tattersall
Masten Gregory Don Thomas
Dick Heikes Jerry Titus
Bob Herst Billy Wilkerson

 

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