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1959 Langhorne 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 5 of 13
Sunday, June 14, 1959 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:00:16
Average Speed: 99.553 mph
Pole Speed: 105.448 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 5.844 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1959 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
11156   Van Johnson Jake VargoKurtis / Offy1005,525running27200
2 14   Jud Larson Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Lesovsky / Offy1003,900running28160
31339   Ed Elisian Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy1002,330running0140
4 778   Rex Easton Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy1001,423running0120
5 221   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy1001,310running4573
61554   Ralph Liguori Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Kuzma / Offy1001,025running080
71225   Dick Rathman Hardwood Door   (Kathryn Wright)Kurtis / Offy100800running060
8 552   Don Freeland Leader Card Duo   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy99744running050
9 39   Don Branson Bob EstesPhillips / Offy99688running040
10 417   Bob Veith Tiz-So   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy97631running030
111822   Jim Packard Lee GlessnerSilnes / Offy97575running020
121776   Chuck Weyant LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy96473running010
13 610   A.J. Foyt Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy76416fuel tank0 
14108   Len Sutton Wolcott Memorial Racing TeamLesovsky / Offy64370shock absorber0 
151681   Dempsey Wilson Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy57324torsion bar0 
16 848   Bobby Grim Sumar   (Chapman Root)Kuzma / Offy33277steering0 
171483   Tony Bettenhausen Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Epperly / Offy21185engine0 
18 944   Eddie Sachs Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy16185overheating0 

Relief Drivers:
Car #21: Eddie Sachs (27 laps)

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Johnny Thomson3Racing Associates
Jimmy Davies15Pete Wales
Bill Cheesbourg18Braund Plywood
Joe Barzda33Harden
Jim McWithey59Ray Brady
Chuck Arnold71Hall-Mar
Bill Homeier94Tassi Vatis

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jud Larson12828
  Elmer George297345
  Van Johnson7410027