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1969 American Championship Car season
Series  : USAC Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
Previous: 1968 Next: 1970

The 1969 USAC Championship Car season consisted of 24 races, beginning in Avondale, Arizona on March 30 and concluding in Riverside, California on December 7. The USAC National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Mario Andretti.

Schedule and resultsEdit

In IZOD IndyCar Series 2011 Historical Record Book the winner of the Rex Mays Classic only Art Pollard, because Greg Weld lead the car only 2 lap of 150.

Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 March 30 USAflagsmall Jimmy Bryan 150 Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona Paved USAflagsmall Al Unser USAflagsmall George Follmer
2 April 13 USAflagsmall California 200 Hanford Motor Speedway Hanford, California Paved USAflagsmall Mario Andretti USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
3 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
4 June 8 USAflagsmall Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin Paved USAflagsmall Mario Andretti USAflagsmall Art PollardTemplate:Ref
5 June 15 USAflagsmall Langhorne 150 Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Paved USAflagsmall Mario Andretti USAflagsmall Bobby Unser
6 June 29 USAflagsmall Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Pikes Peak Highway Pikes Peak, Colorado Hill USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
7 July 6 USAflagsmall Rocky Mountain 150 Continental Divide Raceways Mead, Colorado Road USAflagsmall Dan Gurney USAflagsmall Gordon Johncock
8 July 12 USAflagsmall Nazareth 100 Nazareth Speedway Nazareth, Pennsylvania Dirt USAflagsmall Bill Vukovich II USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
9 July 19 USAflagsmall Trenton 200 Trenton International Speedway Trenton, New Jersey Paved USAflagsmall Mario Andretti USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
10 July 27 USAflagsmall Indy 200Template:Ref Indianapolis Raceway Park Clermont, Indiana Road USAflagsmall Dan Gurney USAflagsmall Dan Gurney
11 USAflagsmall Dan Gurney USAflagsmall Peter Revson
12 August 17 USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen 200 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin Paved USAflagsmall Al Unser USAflagsmall Al Unser
13 August 18 USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Greg Weld USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
14 August 24 USAflagsmall Delaware 200 Dover Downs International Speedway Dover, Delaware Paved USAflagsmall Bobby Unser USAflagsmall Art Pollard
15 September 1 USAflagsmall Ted Horn Memorial DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Du Quoin, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Greg Weld USAflagsmall Al Unser
16 September 6 USAflagsmall Hoosier Hundred Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis, Indiana Dirt USAflagsmall Greg Weld USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt
17 September 14 USAflagsmall Brainerd 200Template:Ref Donnybrooke Speedway Brainerd, Minnesota Road USAflagsmall Al Unser USAflagsmall Gordon Johncock
18 USAflagsmall Gordon Johncock USAflagsmall Dan Gurney
19 September 21 USAflagsmall Trenton 300 Trenton International Speedway Trenton, New Jersey Paved USAflagsmall Bobby Unser USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
20 September 28 USAflagsmall Golden State 100 California State Fairgrounds Sacramento, California Dirt USAflagsmall Greg Weld USAflagsmall Al Unser
21 October 19 USAflagsmall Dan Gurney 200Template:Ref Pacific Raceways Kent, Washington Road USAflagsmall Dan Gurney USAflagsmall Mario Andretti
22 USAflagsmall Mario Andretti USAflagsmall Al Unser
23 November 21 USAflagsmall Bobby Ball 150 Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona Paved USAflagsmall Al Unser USAflagsmall Al Unser
24 December 7 USAflagsmall Rex Mays 300 Riverside International Raceway Riverside, California Road USAflagsmall Dan Gurney USAflagsmall Mario Andretti

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Template:Note Pollard relieved Greg Weld on lap 2 of 150.
Template:Note Run in two heats of 100 miles (160 kilometers) each.
Template:Note Run in two heats of 96.3 miles (155 kilometers) each.
Template:Note Run in two heats of 99 miles (159 kilometers) each.

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Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team/Car Owner Points
1 USAflagsmall Mario Andretti STP-Granatelli Racing 5055
2 USAflagsmall Al Unser Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing 2630
3 USAflagsmall Bobby Unser Leader Card Racing 2585
4 USAflagsmall Dan Gurney All American Racers 2280
5 USAflagsmall Gordon Johncock Johncock Racing 2070

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2010-12-29. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/980-1969/. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 


from the original on 2010-12-29. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1969.htm. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 


See alsoEdit

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