Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 19, 1974 · Page 30
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May 19, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 30

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fC -- Mu% 19. 1974 " Sundav Cazette-Maii Foyt Assured of Pole Spot; Field Complete INDIANAPOLIS A P A J. Foyt. as cool-headed a rider as ever came down a Texas trail, will start hjs 17th Indianapolis 500 mile race from the front row pole position. The 33-year-old d r i v i n g master from Houston had to wait a week before being absolutely sure. But he bad a grandstand seat Saturday as one big gun after another tried to dislodge him from the No. 1 position he '--corralled in first round trials seven days ago He had blitzed the ancient * iudianapolis Motor Speed- wa\ with a four-lap average of 191 632 miles per hour--far better than any of the 14 other drivers who made the lineup with him that day. But 10 others remained among those still eligible to challenge in the final round. Was****^^ International League Averages I All tried and failed as a 33- car lineup was finally completed. It remained for another Texan, likeable, unlucky Johnny Rutherford, to post the second fastest speed of time trials in Saturday's rain-interrupted session. R u t h e r f o r d . 37. of Ft. Worth, rode his Team McLaren car 10 miles at a speed of 190.446 mph. Unfortunately, he'll have to start 25th in the 33-car lineup. He wasn't among those eligible to shoot for the pole on the final day. He had blown an engine in practice last Saturday morning and failed to ·Staf:jtic»ir.clu««S8rr«(rf Sunday. May 12, «ce?1 Roch«t»r ar Richmond May 4-5, ana Tifl?«atsr at Toledo V.a/ 10 and 12). TEA.'/ BATTING AB R OR H TS 7b a HR H8I Pet. CHARLESTON..4- 32 71 70 4 77 ,5 J7 -T ti i *i 5 « 1 K 177 M7 i, ' 77 2i 2 : 1 * · Vj : : 2= :; · ·=·: ·-- t ·it 2 ' G 2 ·2- -£n 2 1 3 1 ! j 1 2 1 2 2 " : i « .273 77 259 t,' 253 52 24^ i^ 23~ ^5 224 i" .233 54" "» Cc-trr. v.c^2' 05""- C*r"i Jcx^s* 2 ' 3 C ' ar.. Pa* ... -5, .VST:.. 5 f/.»~l .. ._ '-£." Tic 0^6, Toi .... »? -.1. Pa«... .:. 72 7 : . . .45 7 I ;5 i ' ,55 5 · . 7 4 i ; 5* ;i ; Aj g M IK :3 2% 2 TEA// PIELDING Htnwndez, Char CHARLESTON.. 52C IK 2C TEAM PITCHING IP H R EP BS SO i/ ii 53 44 44 52 7: £2 ii 7: 7-.K3 »; : j !52 ?; 7: 75 CHARLESTON.. 14* 1/3 133 77 43 77 7,c*v.a-=" .. 175 "A IOC 72 ^ ^a^'j".?* ' 5 s ^ 3 Ii4 2j 4r sj INDIVIDUAL BATTING . Pic 10? Barter, Club ............ AB D:..-, Si* 2 Hswe, Char ............... 71 O. S^c-vi, Pjr ...... ...52 Par/er, Sy ........ 5! Wisse'!, To" ........ 40 Howard, Char ........... 41 Kelly. Mer-. ......... « Flowers, Char ........... 77 Andrews, 9oc ...... 59 Ber; f :?!», Syr ...... 47 5Mi~.a.-.. Sx. ......... 22 Stearns, 5yr ........ ...16 Vete;, 5/r ................. 6! , ...... Rice, Pawt ............. tfi Kenney, Syr .............. 43 H.cV.ey, Roc ............. 10 f Brown, //»rr. 74 Koegel, Char ............. 48 E-'CkiOr,. Pd« ....... 31 LaRussa, Char .......... 73 Sannisfe.'. Tol ......... « Ha't, 3yr ................ 45 Garcia, Toi ........ 32 Gosger, Tk: ........ 40 Stais*-, Tid ............ 66 GilBrpath, Ric... ...... 53 '/ariin. To! ............... 74 . Matchlck, Char ......... H 0*Cinc«. R«e ........... 51 Co/, Tol ................... 43 Deidel, Syr ............... 60 Howard, pjc ..... ........ 20 C'jmmings, Paw ....... 32 Blank!, Ric ......... 57 HaMumj. Tid ............ 53 WhitfielO, Syr ............ 73 Ayala, Tid ................. 64 Carter, Mem ............. 64 w.angual, Mem .......... 53 Kelvon. Paw .............. sa Hamolon, Tid ............ 67 Shopay, Roc .............. 42 H./t»on, Roc .............. 51 Vazquez, Paw ........... 64 Campanii, Char ........ 5J Beall, Ric ................. 43 ffavarrefe, /^rn ....... 62 Jackion. Ric ............. 62 Otl, Ch»r ................. ^7 Boiiclair. Tid ........... M Lynn, Paw ................ 45 Auguitint, Char ........ 34 Coielta, Tod .............. 18 Foreman, Ric ........ ..27 Nordbrook. Roc .......... 9 Breazealc, Ric .......... 59 » Pitcher, Club IP G'zenca, Ric 6 Strshrnayer. Tid 6 Tekulve, Char 5 2/3 Robsoi, =5C 5 1/3 V.orra/, .'A»ri 13 2/3 Brendan. Tol 13 1'3 LeFe/re. Mem....13 1/3 Closter. Ric 1! Patterson, Char 10 Scor'. Roc 9 2 , 3 Palmer, Syr 32 Hernaij. Tol 15 1/3 Neibauer, Ric 19 1/3 J. Niekro, Ric 15 2/3 Zacnary, Tol 29 1/3 Carrithers. Mem.23 1/3 STesren^cn. AAem IT Gebhard. It-em 9 1/3 5i3*r, Mem ...27 Kirkpatrtck, Roc 9 Freeman, Rich 21 Perkins, P.oc 8 Wallace, Syr 4 Bair, Char 132/3 Demery, Char 27 Sterling Tid 30 2/3 Blake. Syr 11 1/3 Sawyer, Syr 15 Snyder. Roc 17 2^3 Bomback, Paw....34 1/3 Kreuger. Paw 13 2/3 v/ebb, Tid 23 2/3 Enyart, Mem 10 Glassco, Mem 13 1/3 Cnristonson, Tol 23 D. Johnson, Roc..21 1/3 Kouns, Paw 18 1/3 Wright, Tol 3 Pazik, Syr 23 Mitchell, Roc 20 Leon. Ric 27 Veale. Paw 13 1/3 Wegener, Tid 13 1/3 Jimenez, Char 13 1/3 Gates, Tol 8 Miller, Roc 20 1/3 Gowell, Syr 17 1/3 Manderbach, Tid 12 Cram, Tid 19 Abraham. Mem.... 6 2/3 McGregory, Syr ..35 1/3 SkoK, Paw 25 1/3 Simpson, Char ....27 1/3 Hennigan, Tid 9 2 / 3 McKM, Char 25 Kiser, Tol 23 Thomason. Tol....27 2/3 Garland, Roc 25 Ford, Ric 10 Glass, Tid 21 Juran, Tid 22 Moore, Tid 16 2/3 Caskey, Mom 20 1/3 Ross, Paw 19 Pactwa, Syr 12 1/3 Lersch, Ric 7 Martinez, Syr 5 Hambright, Syr....4 2/3 Cheadlc, Ric 11 1/3 Kelley, Ric 2 1/3 Bl»», Char 6 2/3 ; 0 3 5 3 0 0 C 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 5 5 2 i 4 1 5 2 0 ? 0 0 7 2 0 \ \ a 2 2 0 0 r 1 5 1 0 4 1 0 5 7 5 9 0 0 3 3 3 5 0 0 3 4 3 5 1 0 - -.22 3 3 0 0 4 0 1 4 ) 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 a 5 3 1 0 2 0 3 1 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 INDIVIDUAL PITCHING .223 .219 .216 .214 -208 .2CS J290 .200 .197 .196 .194 ER W-L ERA 0-0 0.00 0-0 0.00 0-0 0.00 1J] o.OO make it to the qualifying line s jde before the 11 a.m. deadline. rv 2-1 2.95 1-1 2.95 0-0 3.00 2-1 '3.13 1-2 3.15 '2-1 3.33 1-0 3.38 0-1 3.38 0-0 3.31 0-1 3.38 1-0 3.54 1-0 3.63 0-0 3.75 1-1 3.79 0-0 4.05 3-1 4.08 1-1 4.26 2-1 4.21 0-3 4.64 1-3 4.6* 0-3 4.70 0-3 4.88 1-2 5.04 0-2 5.40 0-4 5.57 1-2 5.73 1-1 594 1-2 6.20 0-3 7.58 0-2 8.03 0-0 9.00 0-0 9.00 0-2 9.64 0-2 11.12 0-0 11.57 0-1 16.20 He said then, and he repeated Saturday, that he didn't think he was treated fairly. Rutherford, who "set track, record speeds of 199.071 mph and 198.413 for four laps last year, might have done even better when he finally got his chance. He made his run after the track had been shut down for 3 hours and 37 minutes because of rain. Of the 10 drivers eligible to shoot Foyt down, three-year INDIANAPOLIS ( A P j - The lineup !tr She SI million 53th SK-rniie race at the] Incianapolis Mator Speeoway /Aay 2S: First Row A. J. Foyt, Houston. Tex.. No. 14. Foyt Coyote. 151.432 m.p.h. Wally Dalienbach, Hast Brunswick, N. J.. No. 40. Eagle-Offenhauser, 189.483. Mike Hiss, Tustin, Calif.. No. 43. McLaren-Offenhauser, 137.490. Second Row Gordon Johncock, Phoenix, Ariz.. No.l 20. Eagle-Offenhauser, 136.237. Mario Andretti, Nazareth, Pa.. No. 5. Eagle-OHenhauser, 184.027. Mike Mosley, Clermont, !«:., No. 98. Eagle-Offenhauser, 185.720. Third Row Bobby Unser, Albuquerque, N. M., No. 48, Eagle-Offenhauser, 185.176. Tom Sneva, Sprague, Wash., No. 24, Kingfish-Offenhauser, 185.147. _David Hobbs, Upper Sodding ton. Eng land. No. 73, McLaren-Offenhauser, 184.333. Fourth Row Dick Simon, Salt Lake City, Utah., No. 44, Foyt-Eagle, 184.502. Gary Bettenhausen, Monrovia, Ind., No. 8, McLaren-Offenhauser, 184.492. Jimmy Caruthers, Anaheim, Calif., No. 21, Eagle-Offenhauser, 184.049. Fifth Row George Snider, Bakersfield, Calif., 82, Foyt-Coyote, 183.993. Salt Walther, Dayton, Ohio, No. McLaren-Offenhauser, 183.927. Steve Krisiloff, Parsippany, N. J., No. 60, Eagle-Offenhauser, 182.519. Sixth Row Bill Vukovich, Fresno, Calif., No. Eagle-Offenhauser, 182.500. Jerry Grant, Irvine, Calif., No. 55, Eagle-Offenhauser, 181.781. Lloyd Ruby, Wichita Falls, Tex., No. 9, Eagle-Offenhauser, 181.699. Seventh Row Jerry Karl. Manchester, Pa.. No. 42, Eagle-Offenhauser, ·181.452. Bill Simpson, Hermosa Beach, Calif, No. 18, Eagle-Offenhauser, 181.041. Pancho Carter, Huntlngton Beach, Calif., No. 11, Eagle-Offenhauser, 180.605. Eighth Row John Martin. Long Beach, Calif., No. 89, McLaren-Offenhauser. 180.406. Tom Bigelow, Whitewater. Wls., No. 27, Vollstedt-Oftenhauser, 180.144. Rick Mother, Laguna Beach, Calif., No. 61. Coyote-Foyt, 179.991. Ninth Row Johnny Rutherford, Fort Worth, Tex., No. 3, McLaren-Offenhauser, 190.446. Al Unser, Albuquerque, N.M., No. 15, Eagle-Offenhauser, 183.889. Roger McCluskey, Tucson, Ariz., No. 1, Riley-Ollcnhnuser, 181.005. Ttnth Row Jim Hurtubise, Indianapolis, Ind., 56, McLarcn-Olfenhauser, 180.288. Johnny Parsons, Indianapolis, Ind 94, Finley-Oflenhauscr, 180.252. Jim McElrcath, Arlington, Tex., No. 46,1 Eagle-Ollenhauser, 177.279. IOPEN SUNDAY i to 51 Tag's SPRING SALE Over 100 New Cars In Stock All SALE PRICED TO SAVE YOU MONEY 1974 GREMLIN America's Lowest PRICED CAR 2409 F.O.B. Detroit plus freight, service, options JEEP SALE 1974JEEP4DR.STA.WAGON V-8 automatic trans., 4 wheel drive, with Quadra-Trac, power steering, radio, luggage rack. St. No. 6070. 1 974 JEEP PICK-UP 4-wheel drive, 258, 4 speed transmission, power brakes, power steering, radio. St. No. 5048 WAS *3934 Sale $ 5 1 20 S«le $ 4246 OVER 20 4 WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES IN STOCK INCLUDING CJ-5s. man Mike Hiss of Tustin. Calif., made the best -- and most unexpected--try. The 32-year-old ex-collegian wheeled Roger Penske's No. 2 McLaren four iaps around the 2~7 mile oval at an average of 187.490 m.p.h. to nail a front row spot beside Fort and Wally D a l l e n b a c k . "who was Foyt's chief challenger last week. Thus, the front row for nest Sunday's 58th running of the world's richest auto race will have three-time winner Foyt on the inside of the three- a b r e a s t l i n e u p , w i t h t h e 37-year-old Dalienbach in the middle and Hiss on the out- there was some reshuffling of positions in the first half of Saturday's runs. Gordon Johncock, the 1973 winner, and 1969 champion Mario Andretti both made the second row as Mike Mosley, a front row qualifier last week, lost three positions in the shuffle. Johncock, 37, from Phoenix, Ariz., had been considered the most likely challenger to Foyt. Dalienbach qualified a Patrick Racing Team eagle at 189.683 m.p.h.. but must start the race with a gas-gulping, oversized turbo-charger. Reshuffling Fifteen drivers had made the lineup a week ago. and Better ideas by the yard... A Ford riding mower, lawn tractor, or lawn and graden tractor. The price is right. There is a wide selec- tion of models. Eauipment for every job. THREE RIDING MOWERS: 5 or 8 H.P. FIVE LAWN AND GARDEN TRACTORS- 10 to 16 H.P. ONE LAWN TRACTOR-7 H.P. MORE THAN 60 ATTACHMENTS: ED ROWAN'S NEW EQUIPMENT SALES Rt34atl-64(W»FlELDEXIT9) PHONE 755-4343 INTERSTATE Prices effective to May 25,1974 I SPECIAL OF THE WEEK tt CHAMPION, AC II M AUTOLITE $ fe r-iAC; SPARK PLUGS REVERE BELTED 900 C78-13(7.00) C78-14(6.95) £78-14(7.35) F78-14(7.75) G78-14(8.25) G 78-15(8.25) H7H-14(8.55) H78-15I8.S5) J7H-15(8.85). L78-1G(9.15) $24 All prices white-will) tuh«l«8» plus Fed. Ex. Tnx from 2.00 to 3.19, depending on tire size, nnd trude-in tire off your car. FRbh TIRfc MOUNTING ROTATION WITH TIKE PURCHASE. B R A N D CODfc 1481. HP 300 ANY SIZE LISTED · 4 Ply Nylon Cord · 12/32" Tread Depth 650-13, 735-14 775-14, 775-15 825-14, 825-15 855-14, 855-15 Whitewnlls $17.99 A l l prices blackwall tuhclesn plus Fed. Ex. Tax from 1.78 to 2.49, depending on tire size, and trade-in tire off your car. FREE TIRE MOUNTING ROTATION WITH T I R E PURCHASE. BRAND CODE 5440. YOUR CHOICE 4188 BRAKE OVERHAUL OR EACH 2 BALL JOINTS UPPER or LOWER INSTALLED Most American Cars Disc brakes cxcepted H K K K ' S W l i A T W K I X ) : · InM;ill nor bent HninKH · Mitchinc till hrntti ilrumH 1 HcpHck front whet-1 tn-aring^ » Adjust front whi-cl tuiirinf(H · Clean nnd punti hydrnulic » Clean nnd inHpcrt nil piirtn *Any additional parts or services needed but not listed will carry a supplemental charge. 1965-1970 Fords, Chevys Plymouths. Others comparably priced HERE'S WHAT WE DO: · I n s t a l l 2 bull j o i n t s upper or lower · Check caster and camber · Check toe · Inspect suspensio system HEAVY DUTY) MUFFLER INSTALLED Most American Cars 1965-J 970 ·If Fords, Chevys, ** Plymouths. Others comparably priced. 1388 Muffler Guarantee Krcr replacement ngainHt blowouts nnd rusloulH (everything except nbufle) for OH lnnK »i ou own your prvncnt c»r, chur|finf( only for cjnrrtpH. if needed. Offer vttlid to original ptirchittter only. 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