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1961 Trenton 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 10 of 12
Sunday, September 24, 1961 at Trenton Speedway, Trenton, NJ
100 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:59:24
Average Speed: 101.013 mph
Pole Speed: 104.803 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1961 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 112   Eddie Sachs Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1005,320running100200
2 756   Jim Hurtubise Sterling Plumbing   (Barnett Brothers)Kuzma / Offy1003,172running0160
3122   Rodger Ward Leader Card   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1002,088running0140
4 35   Don Branson Autolite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy1001,581running0120
5 919   Al Keller Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy991,269running0100
6 452   Chuck Hulse John Zink Trackburner   (John Zink)Watson / Offy991,054running080
71810   Roger McCluskey Racing AssociatesLesovsky / Offy99839running060
8 851   Don Davis Fike Plumbing   (Harlan Fike)Kuzma / Offy99780running050
91098   Parnelli Jones Willard Battery   (J.C. Agajanian)Lesovsky / Offy98722running040
102032   Bob Christie North Electric   (William Tucker)Kurtis / Offy97663running030
111466   Len Sutton Jewett-Cameron   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy97604running020
121742   Allen Crowe Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy95497running010
131372   Ronnie Duman Wyandotte Tool   (Milan Bursac)Meskowski / Offy71438engine0 
14 21   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Meskowski / Offy66390engine0 
152221   Johnny Boyd Leader Card   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy57292spun out0 
16157   Shorty Templeman Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy40243driver fatigue0 
171125   Bob Veith Shaler RisloneEpperly / Offy39195engine0 
18 68   Lloyd Ruby S & R Racing Enterprises   (Pete Salemi)Watson / Offy37195mechanical0 
19 544   Bobby Marshman Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy28146engine0 
202145   Dick Rathman Bardahl   (Fred Gerhardt)Meskowski / Offy17146mechanical0 
211981   Jim McElreath Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy1397mechanical0 
221679   Johnny Coy Hall-Mar   (Karl Hall)Curtis / Offy997radiator0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bud Tingelstad6Bell Lines Trucking
Danny Jones47Joe Hunt Magneto
Eddie Johnson7Bill Forbes Racing
Jiggs Peters44Howard
Ralph Liguori49Art Koopman
Hal Rettberg46Ray Brady
Ray Brown58Harden
Vern Harriman85Stoye
Jim Hemmings91W.R.D.
Bob Mathouser86Racing Associates
Cotton Farmer96Windmill Trucking
Chuck Arnold34Federal Engineering
Bill Cheesbourg16Thompson Industries
Red Riegel63Vargo
Leon Clum3Hoover Motor Express
Bruce Jacobi37Tassi Vatis
Harry Beck95Safety Auto Glass

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Eddie Sachs1100100