1978 USAC National Championship Citicorp Cup

Tom Sneva - Champion

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
3/18/78 Jimmy Bryan 150 Phoenix 150 PO Gordon Johncock
3/26/78 Datsun Twin 200 Ontario 200 PO Danny Ongais
4/15/78 Coors 200 TWS 200 PO Danny Ongais
4/23/78 Gabriel 200 Trenton 201 PO Gordon Johncock
5/28/78 International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis 500 PO Al Unser
6/11/78 Molson Diamond Indy Mosport 186.884 RC Danny Ongais
6/18/78 Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee 150 PO Rick Mears
6/25/78 Schaefer 500 Pocono 500 PO Al Unser
7/16/78 Norton Twin 200 MIS 200 PO Johnny Rutherford
7/23/78 Gould Twin Dixie Atlanta 152.2 PO Rick Mears
8/6/78 Texas Grand Prix TWS 200 PO A. J. Foyt
8/20/78 Tony Bettenhausen 200 Milwaukee 200 PO Danny Ongais
9/3/78 California 500 Ontario 500 PO Al Unser
9/16/78 Gould Grand Prix MIS 150 PO Danny Ongais
9/23/78 Machinist Union 150 Trenton 150 PO Mario Andretti
10/1/78 Daily Empress Indy Silverstone Silverstone 111.416 RC A. J. Foyt
10/7/78 Daily Mail Indy Trophy Brands Hatch 120 RC Rick Mears
10/28/78 Miller High Life Bobby Ball Memorial 150 Phoenix 150 PO Johnny Rutherford

 

Standing Driver Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points
1 Tom Sneva 18 0 0 6 4 1 1 7 4153
2 Al Unser 16 1 3 0 1 1 2 1 4031
3 Gordon Johncock 17 1 2 0 6 1 0 0 3548
4 Johnny Rutherford 18 0 2 4 1 0 1 1 3067
5 A. J. Foyt 18 0 2 2 1 4 1 1 3024
6 Wally Dallenbach 18 0 0 0 2 3 2 0 2966
7 Steve Krisiloff 17 1 0 1 2 2 3 0 2874
8 Danny Ongais 17 1 5 0 0 2 0 8 2662
9 Rick Mears 11 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 2171
10 Pancho Carter 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1206
11 Tom Bagley 17 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1188
12 Bobby Unser 16 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1122
13 Larry Dickson 8 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1121
14 Johnny Parsons 14 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 978
15 George Snider 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 766
16 Tom Bigelow 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 764
17 Mario Andretti 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 681
18 Dick Simon 13 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 670
19 Jim McElreath 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 573
20 Salt Walther 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 562
21 Cliff Hucul 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 519
22 Lee Kunzman 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 513
23 Sheldon Kinser 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 495
24 Mike Mosley 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 483
25 Roger Mears 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 400
26 Bobby Olivero 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 360
27 Al Loquasto 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 321
28 Joe Saldana 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 314
29 Gary Bettenhausen 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 294
30 Spike Gehlhausen 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 188
31 Larry Cannon 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 184
32 Larry Rice 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 180
33 Jerry Karl 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 104
34 Jerry Sneva 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 62
35 Roger McCluskey 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 61
36 Phil Threshie 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 45
37 Todd Gibson 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 34
38 Vern Schuppan 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 26
39 Bob Harkey 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 26
40 Billy Vukovich, Jr. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 20
41T Roger Rager 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 15
41T Eldon Rasmussen 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 15
43T John Mahler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 10
43T Bubby Jones 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 10
45 Chuck Gurney 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 6
NR Janet Guthrie 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR Ed Finley 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Tom Gloy 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Mike Hiss 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jim Hurtubise 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Gary Irvin 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Mel Kenyon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR John Martin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Graham McRae 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Frank Weiss 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
 
Debuts Farewells
Tom Bagley
Roger Mears
Mike Hiss

 

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