1968 USAC Championship Car season
The 1968 USAC Championship Car season consisted of 28 races, beginning in Hanford, California on March 17 and concluding in Riverside, California on December 1. The USAC National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Bobby Unser. Mike Spence died in an accident while practicing for the 1968 Indianapolis 500. Ronnie Duman died of burns suffered during the Rex Mays Classic.
|1968 USAC Championship Car season|
|USAC National Championship Trail|
|Start date||March 17|
|End date||December 1|
|National champion||Bobby Unser|
|Indianapolis 500 winner||Bobby Unser|
Schedule and resultsEdit
- ^A Run in two heats of 98 miles (158 kilometers) each.
- ^B No pole is awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, in this schedule on the pole is the driver who started first. No lap led was awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, however, a lap was awarded to the drivers that completed the climb.
- ^C Run in two heats of 100 miles (161 kilometers) each.
Final points standingsEdit
Note1: John Cannon, George Fejer, Lou Sell, Mark Donohue, Jack Eiteljorg, Bud Morley, Lothar Motschenbacher, Jochen Rindt, Graham Hill, Jack Brabham, Denis Hulme, Skip Scott and Peter Revson not eligible for points.
- Åberg, Andreas. "USAC National Championship 1968". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2010-12-30. Retrieved 2010-12-29.
- "1968 USAC National Championship Trail". ChampCarStats.com. Archived from the original on 2010-12-30. Retrieved 2010-12-29.
- http://media.indycar.com/pdf/2011/IICS_2011_Historical_Record_Book_INT6.pdf (p. 244-249)