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1964 American Championship Car season
Series  : USAC Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
Previous: 1963 Next: 1965

The 1964 USAC Championship Car season consisted of 13 races, beginning in Avondale, Arizona on March 22 and concluding at the same location on November 22. There was also one non-championship event at Pikes Peak, Colorado. The USAC National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was A. J. Foyt.

Schedule and resultsEdit


Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 March 22 USAflagsmall Phoenix 100 Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona Paved USAflagsmall Parnelli Jones USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
2 April 19 USAflagsmall Trenton 100 Trenton International Speedway Trenton, New Jersey Paved USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
3 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jim Clark USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
4 June 7 USAflagsmall Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin Paved USAflagsmall Rodger Ward USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
5 June 21 USAflagsmall Langhorne 100 Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Dirt USAflagsmall Johnny Rutherford USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
NC July 4 USAflagsmall Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Pikes Peak Highway Pikes Peak, Colorado Hill USAflagsmall Al Unser
6 July 19 USAflagsmall Trenton 150 Trenton International Speedway Trenton, New Jersey Paved USAflagsmall Jim McElreath USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
7 August 22 USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen Memorial Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Rodger Ward USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
8 August 23 USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen 200 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin Paved USAflagsmall Parnelli Jones USAflagsmall Parnelli Jones
9 September 7 USAflagsmall Ted Horn Memorial DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Du Quoin, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Don Branson USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
10 September 26 USAflagsmall Hoosier Hundred Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis, Indiana Dirt USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
11 September 27 USAflagsmall Trenton 200 Trenton International Speedway Trenton, New Jersey Paved USAflagsmall Parnelli Jones USAflagsmall Parnelli Jones
12 October 25 USAflagsmall Golden State 100 California State Fairgrounds Sacramento, California Dirt USAflagsmall Parnelli Jones USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
13 November 22 USAflagsmall Bobby Ball Memorial Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona Paved USAflagsmall Parnelli Jones USAflagsmall Lloyd Ruby

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Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team/Car Owner Points
1 USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt Sheraton-Thompson Racing 2900
2 USAflagsmall Rodger Ward Leader Card Racing 2228
3 USAflagsmall Lloyd Ruby Bill Forbes Racing 1725
4 USAflagsmall Don Branson Leader Card Racing 1700
5 USAflagsmall Bud Tingelstad Federal Engineering 1640

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2010-12-31. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/980-1964/. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 


from the original on 2010-12-31. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1964.htm. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 


See alsoEdit

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