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1956 Rex Mays Classic


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 12
Sunday, June 10, 1956 at Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
100 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:00:42
Average Speed: 98.846 mph
Pole Speed: 100.705 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 22,564
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1956 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1118   Pat Flaherty John ZinkWatson / Offy1005,488running43200
2 644   Johnny Thomson Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy1003,292running0160
3 41   Bob Sweikert D-A Lubricants   (Racing Associates)Kuzma / Offy1002,195running0140
4182   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1001,646running0120
5 115   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy1001,317running22100
61616   Don Freeland Bob EstesPhillips / Offy1001,098running080
71926   Jimmy Reece Massaglia Hotel   (Hart Fullerton)Kurtis / Offy100878running060
8103   Gene Hartley Gil MorcroftPankratz / Offy100823running050
92155   Al Keller Sam TraylorKurtis / Offy100768running040
10 514   Bob Veith Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy100713running030
11 248   Pat O'Connor Sumar   (Chapman Root)Blough / Offy99659running020
121589   Keith Andrews Dunn Engineering   (Harry Dunn)Kurtis / Offy98549running010
13 854   Jack Turner Travelon Trailer   (Ernest Ruiz)Shilala / Offy98494running0 
141341   Billy Garrett Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy97439running0 
152073   Rex Easton McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Turner / Offy97329running0 
161446   Shorty Templeman Lee GlessnerHillegass / Offy97274running0 
171798   Johnnie Parsons J.C. AgajanianKuzma / Offy95220running0 
18 921   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman)Watson / Offy94220running0 
19 778   Jim Rathmann Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy62164stalled in pits0 
20 362   Troy Ruttman Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy58164clutch35 
212281   Dick Rathman Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy9110clutch0 
221279   Danny Kladis D.E. ParksSilnes / Offy0110clutch shaft0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Andy Linden5, 64Chapman, Shannon Brothers
George Amick9Cole
Al Herman12Bardahl / Clancy
Ed Elisian25Lutes Truck Parts
Cliff Griffith27Jim Robbins
Johnnie Tolan34Trio Brass
Johnny Kay35Pete Wales
Ken Gottschalk39Ken Gottschalk
Eddie Johnson76Leitenberger
Jim McWithey77Dayton Steel Foundry

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Boyd12222
  Troy Ruttman235735
  Pat Flaherty5810043