1977 California 500 - Round 12

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
12
Laps
200
Pole
1977 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Al Unser

21

Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

3h 17m 16.37s

1000

2

4

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

3h 18m 4.3s

800

3

1

Tom Sneva

8

Penske Racing

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

199 laps

700

4

2

Mario Andretti

9

Penske Racing

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

197 laps Out of fuel

600

5

3

Bobby Olivero

78

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

195 laps

500

6

16

Vern Schuppan

15

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

194 laps

400

7

22

Larry Dickson

80

RP Racing

McLaren M16C-Offenhauser

193 laps

300

8

12

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

192 laps

250

9

2

Jim McElreath

74

Hodgson Racing

Eagle-AMC

186 laps

200

10

20

John Martin

28

American Kids Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

186 laps

150

11

6

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

174 laps Accident

100

12

20

Larry Cannon

85

Cannon Bros

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

168 laps

50

13

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Margie Gehlhausen

Eagle-Offenhauser

163 laps Transmission

0

14

10

Pancho Carter

48

All-American Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

154 laps Overheating

0

15

Lee Kunzman

65

Pat Santello

Eagle-Offenhauser

138 laps Turbocharger

0

16

7

Mike Mosley

5

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

Lightning-Offenhauser

135 laps Engine

0

17

9

Gary Bettenhausen

98

JC Agajanian

King-Offenhauser

116 laps Water pump

0

18

7

Al Loquasto

86

Loquasto Racing

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

112 laps Manifold

0

19

8

Janet Guthrie

27

Vollstedt Enterprises

Lightning-Offenhauser

111 laps Engine

0

 

Dick Simon

       

0

20

1

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

78 laps Engine

0

21

12

Eldon Rasmussen

58

Rasmussen Racing

Rascar-Ford

75 laps Engine

0

22

12

Roger McCluskey

11

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

57 laps Piston

0

23

5

James McElreath

26

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

48 laps Engine

0

24

23

Johnny Rutherford

2

Team McLaren

McLaren M24-Cosworth

46 laps Valve

0

25

3

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren M16C/D-Offenhauser

45 laps Engine

0

26

9

Rick Mears

38

Theodore Racing Team

McLaren M16C/D-Offenhauser

42 laps Engine

0

27

8

Steve Krisiloff

91

Art Sugai

Eagle-Offenhauser

27 laps Engine

0

28

5

Tom Bigelow

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

23 laps Valve

0

29

13

Johnny Parsons jr

30

Thunder Racing

McLaren M16C-Offenhauser

23 laps Piston

0

30

23

Bobby Unser

6

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Offenhauser

19 laps Suspension

0

31

Billy Vukovich

97

Grant King Racers

King-Offenhauser

14 laps Engine

0

32

18

George Snider

18

Longhorn Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

8 laps Gearbox

0

33

21

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

3 laps Piston

0

Circuit - Ontario

Country

United States

Location

Ontario, California

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Pedro Rodriguez (BRM P160), 1m42.777, 111.852 mph, F1, 1971

First Race

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