1970 Springfield Indycars in USAC at the Springfield circuit. Full information

1970 Springfield Indycars

1970 Springfield Indycars is 224th USAC race. Passed at the Springfield circuit. Larry Dickson won the pole position, Al Unser won this race. Carl Williams and Jim McElreath also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 100 laps (161 km).

Previous race: 1970 Indianapolis Raceway Park Indycars
Next race: 1970 Milwaukee Indycars
Race Start: 22nd August 1970

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1970 Springfield Indycars

10th victory for the Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing team
15th victory for the Al Unser
37th podium for the Al Unser
1st podium for the Carl Williams
19th podium for the Jim McElreath

1970 Springfield Indycars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Al Unser King D, #2 200 1h 36m 18.4s 0 Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
2 Carl Williams Meskowski D, #82 160 100 laps 0 S&W Racing
3 Jim McElreath McElreath D, #14 140 97 laps 0 McElreath Racing
4 Bruce Jacobi Silnes ? 1970, #22 120 97 laps 0 Lee S Glessner
5 Bentley Warren Vollstedt D, #94 100 93 laps 0 Vatis Enterprises
6 Jimmy Caruthers Meskowski D, #57 80 86 laps Engine 0 Kenny Brenn
7 Tom Bigelow Kurtis Kraft 4000D, #84 60 82 laps 0 Carl Gehlhausen
8 Merle Bettenhausen Turner D, #44 50 71 laps Timing gears 0 Boyce Holt Racing
9 Bobby Unser Watson D, #3 40 70 laps Engine 0 Leader Card Racers
10 Mike Mosley Watson D, #9 30 67 laps Suspension 0 Leader Card Racers
11 Johnny Rutherford Lesovsky D, #18 20 60 laps Magneto 0 Patrick Racing
12 Bob Harkey Meskowski D, #52 10 47 laps Ignition 0 Bob Harkey
13 Ralph Liguori Flynn D, #58 0 45 laps Bodywork 0 Walter J Flynn
14 George Snider Dunlop D, #24 0 29 laps Wheel 0 United Championship Racers
15 AJ Foyt jr Meskowski D, #7 0 28 laps Spark plugs 0 Ansted-Thompson Racing
16 Johnny Parsons jr Meskowski D, #39 0 26 laps Engine 0 Seymour Enterprises
17 Sam Sessions Ward D, #85 0 18 laps Engine 0 Seidelman
18 Arnie Knepper Moore D, #74 0 15 laps Magneto 0 Ron Burke
19 Dick Tobias Meskowski D, #77 0 15 laps Engine 0 Dayton-Walther
20 Gary Bettenhausen Ward D, #16 0 12 laps Wheel 0 Don Gerhardt
21 Will Cagle King D, #12 0 12 laps Engine 0 Gene White Co
22 Jim Malloy Meskowski D, #31 0 10 laps Overheating 0 Federal Engineering
23 Karl Busson Cedoz D, #48 0 10 laps Overheating 0 Ron Hart
24 Mario Andretti King D, #1 0 5 laps Suspension 0 Andy Granatelli
25 Larry Dickson Kuzma D, #20 0 4 laps Piston 0 Andy Granatelli
26 Bruce Walkup, Greg Weld Watson D, #98 0 1 laps Piston 0 Agajanian-Faas Racers

Qualifying Results for the 1970 Springfield Indycars on the Springfield circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Larry Dickson Kuzma D, #20 Piston Andy Granatelli
2 Johnny Rutherford Lesovsky D, #18 Magneto Patrick Racing
3 Greg Weld King D, #41 Accident Grant King Racers
4 Gary Bettenhausen Ward D, #16 Wheel Don Gerhardt
5 Mario Andretti King D, #1 Suspension Andy Granatelli
6 Al Unser King D, #2 Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
7 Mike Mosley Watson D, #9 Suspension Leader Card Racers
8 Jim McElreath McElreath D, #14 McElreath Racing
9 AJ Foyt jr Meskowski D, #7 Spark plugs Ansted-Thompson Racing
10 Bobby Unser Watson D, #3 Engine Leader Card Racers
11 Bob Harkey Meskowski D, #52 Ignition Bob Harkey
12 Tom Bigelow Kurtis Kraft 4000D, #84 Carl Gehlhausen
13 Jim Malloy Meskowski D, #31 Overheating Federal Engineering
14 Dick Tobias Meskowski D, #77 Engine Dayton-Walther
15 Johnny Parsons jr Meskowski D, #39 Engine Seymour Enterprises
16 Bruce Walkup Watson D, #98 Piston Agajanian-Faas Racers
17 Carl Williams Meskowski D, #82 S&W Racing
18 Will Cagle King D, #12 Engine Gene White Co
19 Karl Busson Cedoz D, #48 Overheating Ron Hart
20 Jimmy Caruthers Meskowski D, #57 Engine Kenny Brenn
21 Arnie Knepper Moore D, #74 Magneto Ron Burke
22 George Snider Dunlop D, #24 Wheel United Championship Racers
23 Sam Sessions Ward D, #85 Engine Seidelman
24 Merle Bettenhausen Turner D, #44 Timing gears Boyce Holt Racing
25 Bruce Jacobi Silnes ? 1970, #22 Lee S Glessner
26 Bentley Warren, Ralph Liguori Vollstedt D, #94 Vatis Enterprises

List of all cars for the 1970 Springfield Indycars on the Springfield circuit

Flynn D

Offenhauser

Watson D

Offenhauser

Lesovsky D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Ward D

Offenhauser

Silnes ? 1970

Offenhauser

King D

Ford

Meskowski D

Offenhauser

King D

Chevrolet

Kuzma D

Offenhauser

King D

Gurney Weslake Ford

Turner D

Chevrolet

Watson D

Offenhauser

Meskowski D

Offenhauser

Dunlop D

Offenhauser

Meskowski D

Offenhauser

Moore D

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 4000D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

McElreath D

Chevrolet

Watson D

Offenhauser

Cedoz D

Chevrolet

Vollstedt D

Offenhauser

Meskowski D

Chevrolet

Meskowski D

Offenhauser