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1975–76 International Race of Champions
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A. J. Foyt (seen in 2015) won the IROC III championship

The third year of IROC competition took place over three weekends in 1975 and 1976. IROC III saw the use of the Chevrolet Camaro in all races, and the schedule was held over in its entirety from IROC II. A. J. Foyt won the championship without winning a race, and took home $50,000 for his efforts.

The roster of drivers and final points standings were as follows: [1]

Position Driver Winnings Series
1 United States A. J. Foyt $50,000 USAC Champ Car
2 United States Mario Andretti $25,000 Formula One
3 United States Benny Parsons $25,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
4 United States Bobby Allison $23,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
5 United States David Pearson $21,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
6 United States Al Unser $15,000 USAC Champ Car
7 United States Bobby Unser $16,000 USAC Champ Car
8 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi $11,000 Formula One
9 United Kingdom Brian Redman $10,000 SCCA
10 United States Richard Petty $5,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
11 United Kingdom James Hunt $5,000 Formula One
12 South Africa Jody Scheckter $5,000 Formula One


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