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1983-84 American Championship Car season
Series  : USAC Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Rick Mears
Previous: 1982-83 Next: 1984-85

The 1983–84 USAC Championship Car season consisted of two races, beginning in Du Quoin, Illinois on September 5, 1983 and concluding in Speedway, Indiana on May 27, 1984. The USAC National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Rick Mears. This was the last year that the Championship comprised more than one race.

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Oval/Speedway.

Rnd Date Race Name Length Track Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 September 5, 1983 USAflagsmall Ted Horn Memorial 100 mi
(161 km)
DuQuoin State
Fairgrounds
Dirt USAflagsmall Gary Bettenhausen USAflagsmall Gary Bettenhausen
2 May 27, 1984 USAflagsmall Indianapolis 500-Mile Race 500 mi
(805 km)
Indianapolis Motor
Speedway
Paved USAflagsmall Tom Sneva USAflagsmall Rick Mears

Final points standingsEdit

Note: Drivers not entered for the Indianapolis 500 were not eligible for points.

Pos Driver DQSF
USAflagsmall
INDY
USAflagsmall
Pts
1 USAflagsmall Rick Mears 1* 1000
2 22px-Flag of Colombia Roberto Guerrero 2 800
3 USAflagsmall Al Unser 3 700
4 USAflagsmall Al Holbert 4 600
5 USAflagsmall Michael Andretti 5 500
6 USAflagsmall Gary Bettenhausen 1* DNQ 400
7 USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt 6 400
8 USAflagsmall George Snider 4 11 340
9 USAflagsmall Bobby Rahal 7 300
10 USAflagsmall Ken Schrader 3 DNP 280
11 USAflagsmall Herm Johnson 8 250
12 USAflagsmall Danny Ongais 9 200
13 25px-Mexicoflag Josele Garza 10 150
14 USAflagsmall Larry Rice 8 100
15 25px-AustraliaFLAG Dennis Firestone 12 50
16 USAflagsmall Rich Vogler 11 DNP 40
17 USAflagsmall Chris Kneifel 15 25
18 USAflagsmall Tom Sneva 16 25
19 USAflagsmall Bill Vukovich, Jr. 12 DNP 20
20 USAflagsmall Mario Andretti 17 20
21 USAflagsmall Scott Brayton 18 20
22 USAflagsmall Pancho Carter 19 20
23 USAflagsmall Kevin Cogan 20 20
24 USAflagsmall Al Unser, Jr. 21 15
25 USAflagsmall Johnny Rutherford 22 15
26 USAflagsmall Dick Simon 23 15
27 22px-Flag of Italy Teo Fabi 24 15
28 USAflagsmall Sheldon Kinser 6 10
29 USAflagsmall Gordon Johncock 25 10
30 USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. 26 10
31 22px-Flag of Ireland Derek Daly 27 10
32 USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi 28 10
33 USAflagsmall Tom Bigelow 17 DNQ 8
34 USAflagsmall Steve Chassey 23 DNQ 6
35 USAflagsmall Danny Sullivan 29 5
36 USAflagsmall Spike Gehlhausen 31 5
37 25px-Brazilflag Emerson Fittipaldi 32 5
38 25px-AustraliaFLAG Geoff Brabham 33 5
39 USAflagsmall Mark Alderson 26 DNP 4
- USAflagsmall Howdy Holmes 13 0
- USAflagsmall Tom Gloy 14 0
- USAflagsmall Patrick Bedard 30 0
- USAflagsmall Chuck Gurney 2 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Engelhart 5 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Kinser 16 0
- USAflagsmall Ron Shuman 7 0
- USAflagsmall Ron Burke 9 0
- USAflagsmall Gary Hieber 10 0
- USAflagsmall Jerry Nemire 13 0
- USAflagsmall Bud Wilmot 14 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Siegel 15 0
- USAflagsmall Mike Winblad 18 0
- USAflagsmall Jack Hewitt 19 0
- USAflagsmall Mike Johnson 20 0
- USAflagsmall Larry Dickson 21 0
- USAflagsmall Larry Martin 22 0
- USAflagsmall Bobby Olivero 24 0
- USAflagsmall Randy Bateman 25 0
- USAflagsmall Joe Saldana 27 0
- USAflagsmall Bob Cicconi 28 0
- USAflagsmall Jim McElreath 29 0
- USAflagsmall Rick Hood 30 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Alsup DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Chuck Ciprich DNQ 0
- 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jim Crawford DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Larry Cannon DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Mike Chandler DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Phil Caliva DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Chet Fillip DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Dick Ferguson DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Stan Fox DNQ 0
- 22px-Flag of Italy Bruno Giacomelli DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Pete Halsmer DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Jerry Karl DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Phil Krueger DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Krisiloff DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Al Loquasto DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Roger Mears DNQ 0
- 25px-Canadaflag Jacques Villeneuve DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Ed Primm DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall John Paul, Jr. DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Johnny Parsons, Jr. DNQ 0
- 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Desiré Wilson DNQ 0
- USAflagsmall Jerry Sneva DNQ 0
- 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Ken Acheson DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Price Cobb DNP 0
- USAflagsmall John Morton DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Jim Hillyer DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Steve Hostetler DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Bill Puterbaugh DNP 0
- Flag of Peru.svg Jorge Koechlin DNP 0
- 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Arie Luyendyk DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Willy T. Ribbs DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Randy Lewis DNP 0
- USAflagsmall Paul Rochelle DNP 0
Pos Driver DQSF
USAflagsmall
INDY
USAflagsmall
Pts
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th-10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
(Ret)
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
Rookie of the Year
Rookie

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2009-05-13. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/980-1984/. Retrieved 2009-05-11. 


from the original on 2009-05-13. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1983-84.htm. Retrieved 2009-05-11. 


See alsoEdit

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