1965 Atlanta Indycars in USAC at the Atlanta circuit. Full information

1965 Atlanta Indycars

1965 Atlanta Indycars is 116th USAC race. Passed at the Atlanta circuit. AJ Foyt jr won the pole position, Johnny Rutherford won this race. Mario Andretti and Billy Foster also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 167 laps (403 km).

Previous race: 1965 Indianapolis Raceway Park Indycars
Next race: 1965 Langhorne Indycars
Race Start: 1st August 1965

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1965 Atlanta Indycars

19th victory for the Leader Card Racers team
1st victory for the Johnny Rutherford
1st podium for the Johnny Rutherford
6th podium for the Mario Andretti
1st podium for the Billy Foster

Watson ? 1965 - 1965 Atlanta Indycars winner

Watson ? 1965 #2 - 1965 Atlanta Indycars winner

1965 Atlanta Indycars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Johnny Rutherford Watson ? 1965, #2 500 1h 46m 2.87s 0 Leader Card Racers
2 Mario Andretti Blume ?? 1964, #12 400 167 laps 0 Dean Van Lines Racing Division
3 Billy Foster Vollstedt 65, #16 350 167 laps 0 Vollstedt Enterprises
4 Jim Hurtubise Kurtis Kraft 500K, #59 300 166 laps 0 STP Corporation
5 Chuck Rodee Halibrand ? 1965, #19 250 165 laps 0 Walter Weir jr
6 Gordon Johncock Watson ?? 1962, #76 200 165 laps 0 Weinberger & Welseck Enterprises
7 Tommy Copp Watson FE, #23 150 164 laps 0 H Allen Chapman
8 Don Branson Watson ?? 1962, #4 125 164 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
9 Roger McCluskey Halibrand H64172, #25 100 163 laps 0 All-American Racers
10 Jim McElreath Meskowski D, #52 75 163 laps 0 John Zink
11 Bob Harkey Watson FE, #34 50 161 laps 0 Jim Robbins
12 Ronnie Duman Flynn D, #22 25 161 laps 0 Walter J Flynn
13 Sam Sessions Dunlop D, #81 0 161 laps 0 Pete Salemi
14 Bud Tingelstad, Bobby Unser Kurtis Kraft 500K, #6 0   0 STP Corporation
15 Art Malone Trevis ?? 1961, #68 0 158 laps 0 Gilbert E Morcroft
16 Jud Larson Trevis ?? 1963, #27 0 150 laps 0 Federal Engineering
17 Ralph Liguori Watson FE, #99 0 117 laps Mechanical 0 Norman C Demler
18 Bruce Jacobi Watson ?? 1962, #33 0 110 laps Flywheel 0 Dayton-Walther
19 AJ Foyt jr Lotus 34, #1 0 107 laps Suspension 0 Ansted-Thompson Racing
20 David Paul Trevis ?? 1963, #61 0 104 laps Mechanical 0 David Paul
21 Arnie Knepper Huffaker ? 1965, #18 0 65 laps Spun 0 Vatis Enterprises
22 Bobby Unser Huffaker 65, #54 0 55 laps Mechanical 0 Gordon van Liew
23 Lloyd Ruby Halibrand ? 1965, #36 0 51 laps Mechanical 0 All-American Racers
24 Dee Jones Kurtis Kraft 4000D, #84 0 51 laps Mechanical 0 Carl Gehlhausen
25 George Snider Watson D, #98 0 46 laps Mechanical 0 JC Agajanian
26 Al Unser Eisert 65, #96 0 16 laps Mechanical 0 J Frank Harrison
27 Bob Mathouser Elder ?? 1961, #43 0 4 laps Accident 0 Jake Vargo
28 Bobby Grim, Bob Hurt Watson ?? 1963, #95 0 4 laps Accident 0 Leader Card Racers

Qualifying Results for the 1965 Atlanta Indycars on the Atlanta circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 AJ Foyt jr Lotus 34, #1 32.43s Ansted-Thompson Racing
2 Billy Foster Vollstedt 65, #16 32.97s Vollstedt Enterprises
3 Bobby Unser Kurtis Kraft 500K, #6 33.14s STP Corporation
4 Gordon Johncock Watson ?? 1962, #76 33.15s Weinberger & Welseck Enterprises
5 Johnny Rutherford Watson ? 1965, #2 33.29s Leader Card Racers
6 Jim Hurtubise Kurtis Kraft 500K, #59 33.44s STP Corporation
7 Lloyd Ruby Halibrand ? 1965, #36 33.46s All-American Racers
8 Mario Andretti Blume ?? 1964, #12 33.55s Dean Van Lines Racing Division
9 Don Branson Watson ?? 1962, #4 33.84s Leader Card Racers
10 Bud Tingelstad Kurtis Kraft 500K, #6 33.97s STP Corporation
11 Al Unser Eisert 65, #96 34.08s J Frank Harrison
12 Arnie Knepper Huffaker ? 1965, #18 34.16s Vatis Enterprises
13 Bob Harkey Watson FE, #34 34.31s Jim Robbins
14 Art Malone Trevis ?? 1961, #68 34.32s Gilbert E Morcroft
15 Ronnie Duman Flynn D, #22 34.45s Walter J Flynn
16 Chuck Rodee Halibrand ? 1965, #19 34.53s Walter Weir jr
17 Sam Sessions Dunlop D, #81 34.65s Pete Salemi
18 Bobby Grim Watson ?? 1963, #95 34.71s Leader Card Racers
19 Tommy Copp Watson FE, #23 34.74s H Allen Chapman
20 Jim McElreath Meskowski D, #52 34.76s John Zink
21 Bruce Jacobi Watson ?? 1962, #33 34.77s Dayton-Walther
22 Bobby Unser Huffaker 65, #54 0 Gordon van Liew
23 David Paul Trevis ?? 1963, #61 Mechanical David Paul
24 Jud Larson Trevis ?? 1963, #27 Federal Engineering
25 Ralph Liguori Watson FE, #99 Mechanical Norman C Demler
26 Roger McCluskey Halibrand H64172, #25 All-American Racers
27 Bob Hurt Chenoweth ?? 1960, #85 Mechanical Ray Smith
28 Bob Mathouser Elder ?? 1961, #43 Accident Jake Vargo
29 Dee Jones, George Snider Kurtis Kraft 4000D, #84 Mechanical Carl Gehlhausen

List of all cars for the 1965 Atlanta Indycars on the Atlanta circuit

Eisert 65

Chevrolet

Kurtis Kraft 4000D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Meskowski D

Offenhauser

Watson ?? 1962

Offenhauser

Watson ?? 1963

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Trevis ?? 1963

Offenhauser

Flynn D

Offenhauser

Lotus 34

Ford

Huffaker 65

Offenhauser

Huffaker ? 1965

Offenhauser

Watson D

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Watson FE

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Trevis ?? 1961

Offenhauser

Elder ?? 1961

Offenhauser

Blume ?? 1964

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Dunlop D

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Halibrand ? 1965

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