Friday, June 25, 2010

June 25 - This day in Schaefer racing history

1978 Schaefer 500
USAC Indy car race
Pocono International Raceway
Pocono, Pennsylvania
Winner: Al Unser, Sr.
Full results:

Source: The Henry Ford Museum
Some notables from June 25, 1978:
  • Al Loquasto, who later drove a Schaefer Buick in the 1981 Mountain Dew 500 NASCAR Cup race at Pocono, finished 9th.
  • Joe Saldana finished 21st. Saldana is the father of Joey Saldana, current World of Outlaws driver.
  • Bubby Jones finished 27th driving for Bobby Hillin. Yes, Hillin. As in Bobby Hillin, Sr. - father of future NASCAR rolling chicane driver, Bobby Hillin, Jr.
Source: Reading Eagle via Google News Archive

Edited June 24, 2014

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