1962 USAC Road Racing Championship

The 1962 USAC Road Racing Championship season was the fifth and final season of the USAC Road Racing Championship. It began April 1, 1962, and ended October 21, 1962, after five races. The series was contested for Formula Libre at the first two rounds, and sports cars at the final three rounds. Roger Penske won the season championship.

CalendarEdit

Rnd Race Length Circuit Location Date
1 Pipeline 200 200 mi (320 km) Hilltop Raceway Bossier City, Louisiana April 1
2 Hoosier Grand Prix 200 mi (320 km) Indianapolis Raceway Park Clermont, Indiana June 29
3 Pacific North West Grand Prix 200 200 mi (320 km) Pacific Raceways Kent, Washington July 2
4 Los Angeles Times presents the Grand Prix for Sports Cars 200 mi (320 km) Riverside International Raceway Riverside, California October 14
5 Pacific Grand Prix 200 200 mi (320 km) Laguna Seca Raceway Monterey, California October 21

Season resultsEdit

Rnd Circuit Winning Team Results
Winning Driver(s)
1 Hilltop #96 Frank Arciero Results
  Dan Gurney
2 IRP #66 Chaparral Cars Results
  Jim Hall
3 Kent #96 Frank Arciero Results
  Dan Gurney
4 Riverside #6 Updraught Enterprises, Inc. Results
  Roger Penske
5 Laguna Seca #6 Updraught Enterprises, Inc. Results
  Roger Penske

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