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Race #1 of 4 in the 1977 USAC National Dirt Championship Season
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1977 Tony Bettenhausen 100 USAC National Dirt Championship.jpg
Held on August 20, 1977 at Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, IL
100 L, 100 M, 160.9 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 7 4 Larry Rice 100 94 running
2 10 3 Sheldon Kinser 100 0 running
3 20 28 Billy Engelhart 100 0 running
4 6 34 James McElreath 100 0 running
5 18 44 Chuck Gurney 100 0 running
6 17 23 Jim McElreath 100 0 running
7 22 17 Rich Vogler 99 0 running
8 15 10 Jerry Miller 99 0 running
9 4 2 Johnny Parsons 98 1 running
10 13 20 George Snider 97 0 running
11 11 83 Jim Hurtubise 90 0 running
12 9 19 Bruce Walkup 88 0 engine
13 5 75 Rollie Beale 80 0 out of fuel
14 14 21 Bill Vukovich, Jr. 79 0 accident
15 16 67 Junior Parkinson 78 0 fuel
16 23 85 Mark Alderson 66 0 engine
17 24 27 Bubby Jones 52 0 engine
18 19 46 Dean Shirley 45 0 brakes
19 12 7 Tom Bigelow 41 0 engine
20 21 45 Jerry Stone 13 0 engine
21 2 51 Jackie Howerton 6 4 engine
22 1 24 Thad Dosher 5 1 accident
23 3 87 Ron Shuman 2 0 suspension
24 8 48 Pancho Carter 1 0 engine
RACE DATA
Did not start:

Did not qualify: Joe Saldana; Billy Cassella; Gary Bettenhausen

Time of Race: ???
Starting Lineup Set By: Unknown Methods
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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