1976 California 500 - Round 10

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
10
Laps
200
Pole
1976 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

9

Bobby Unser

3

Fletcher Racing Team

Eagle 76-Offenhauser

3h 29m 25.76s

1000

2

5

Johnny Rutherford

2

Team McLaren

McLaren M16E-Offenhauser

3h 29m 28.3s

800

3

3

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

3h 29m 33s

700

4

1

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

198 laps

600

5

7

Tom Bigelow

24

Leader Card Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

196 laps

500

6

17

Jan Opperman

18

Longhorn Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

194 laps

400

7

19

Bill Puterbaugh

83

Lee Elkins

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

193 laps

300

8

12

Rick Mears

38

Bill Simpson

Eagle-Offenhauser

192 laps

250

9

18

Bobby Olivero

78

Alex Foods Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

192 laps

200

10

5

Jerry Grant

73

Fred W Carillo

Eagle-AMC

191 laps

150

11

22

Todd Gibson

8

Routh Meat Packaging

Eagle-Offenhauser

191 laps

100

12

9

Sheldon Kinser

97

JC Agajanian

King-Offenhauser

190 laps

50

13

17

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Carl Gehlhausen

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

189 laps

0

14

Bill Simpson

6

Bill Simpson

McLaren-Offenhauser

187 laps

0

15

6

Mike Mosley

12

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

Eagle-Offenhauser

185 laps Oil tank

0

16

3

Steve Krisiloff

45

Don Gerhardt

Eagle-Offenhauser

181 laps

0

17

11

Roger Rager

44

Dick Simon Racing

Eagle-Ford

161 laps Oil pressure

0

18

6

John Martin

98

JC Agajanian

King-Offenhauser

147 laps Upright

0

19

10

Mike Hiss

23

Leader Card Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

134 laps Ignition

0

20

1

Lee Kunzman

65

Pat Santello

Eagle-Offenhauser

133 laps Piston

0

21

19

Roger McCluskey

7

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

119 laps Valve

0

22

5

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren M16C/D-Offenhauser

95 laps Engine

0

23

22

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

77 laps Oil pressure

0

24

8

Billy Vukovich

5

Alex Foods Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

75 laps Accident

0

25

John Mahler

76

Webster Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

63 laps Accident

0

26

23

Tom Sneva

68

Penske Racing

McLaren M16C/D-Offenhauser

60 laps Ignition

0

27

5

Gary Bettenhausen

99

Joe Hunt

Eagle-Offenhauser

56 laps Engine

0

28

17

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli-Cosworth

54 laps Accident

0

29

25

Pancho Carter

48

All-American Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

54 laps Accident

0

30

12

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

32 laps Piston

0

31

1

Eldon Rasmussen

58

Rasmussen Racing

Rascar-Ford

20 laps Engine

0

32

24

Al Unser

21

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth

13 laps Engine

0

33

2

Mel Kenyon

61

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Coyote-Ford

8 laps Piston

0

Circuit - Ontario

Country

United States

Location

Ontario, California

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Rick Mears (Penske PC7-Cosworth), 44.325s, 203.046 mph, Champ Cars, 1979

First Race

1970 California 500

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