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1959 Golden State 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 13 of 13
Sunday, October 25, 1959 at California State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:09:24
Average Speed: 86.465 mph
Pole Speed: 98.928 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1959 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
7 121   Wayne Weiler HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy76628dnf060
10 27   Eddie Sachs Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy44762piston2730
8 316   Tony Bettenhausen Lindsey HopkinsKuzma / Offy72743magneto1650
15 49   Don Branson Bob EstesPhillips / Offy14248dnf0 
11 581   Len Sutton Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy43446spun out020
3 617   Gene Force Tiz-So   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy991,900running0140
5 794   Bill Homeier Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy981,052running075
4 88   Jim McWithey Wolcott Memorial Racing TeamLesovsky / Offy981,143running0120
13 977   Chuck Hulse Blum Engineering   (Henry Blum)Blum / Offy24319rear end0 
1103   Jim Hurtubise Racing AssociatesKuzma / Offy1005,020running57200
141128   Bob Cleberg Braund Plywood   (D.A. Caruthers)Epperly / Offy24284oil leak0 
17125   Rodger Ward Leader Card Duo   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy9142piston0 
91365   Bill Hyde Robert ScovallKurtis / Offy69537dnf040
21478   Cotton Farmer Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy993,126running0160
121553   Johnnie Tolan Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman-Ernie Casale)Kuzma / Offy29365engine010
181626   Bob Veith Travelon Trailer   (Ernest Ruiz)Shilala / Offy3142dnf0 
61734   Shorty Templeman Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy98790running080
161845   Dempsey Wilson Fred GerhardtKurtis / Offy12213dnf0 

Relief Drivers:
Car #94: A.J. Foyt (23 laps)

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Lloyd Ruby1John Zink Heater
Bobby Grim4Bowes Seal Fast
A.J. Foyt10Dean Van Lines
Bill Cheesbourg18Braund Plywood
Jim Packard22Glessner
Ernie Koch27Joe Hunt Magneto
Jack Rounds39Fike Plumbing
Dempsey Wilson45Bardahl / Gerhardt
Don Davis46Texas Racing Club
Norm Hall59Sorensen
Lee Drollinger63Wyandotte Tool

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Bettenhausen11616
  Eddie Sachs174327
  Jim Hurtubise4410057