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1957 Springfield 200


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 6 of 13
Saturday, August 17, 1957 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:02:29
Average Speed: 96.015 mph
Pole Speed: 107.048 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 17,000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1957 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
16 855   Van Johnson Sam TraylorKurtis / Offy68243handling0 
18117   Bob Veith Bob EstesPhillips / Offy14162ignition0 
141210   Johnny Thomson D-A Lubricants   (Racing Associates)Kuzma / Offy97324magneto0 
171067   Don Edmunds Braund Plywood   (D.A. Caruthers)Kuzma / Offy24162overheating0 
1 48   Rodger Ward Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy1004,899running100200
2 32   Jud Larson John ZinkWatson / Offy1003,325running0160
3 178   George Amick Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy1001,960running0140
4 76   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy1001,273running0120
5 973   Andy Linden McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Turner / Offy1001,172running0100
6 221   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy99889running080
7 61   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy99708running060
81346   Don Freeland Lee GlessnerHillegass / Offy99657running050
91656   A.J. Foyt Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Templeton / Offy99607running040
101715   Ralph Liguori Ray BradyKurtis / Offy98556running030
111476   Don Branson LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy98506running020
12 543   Dick Rathman Harry Allen ChapmanRusso-Nichels / Offy98415running010
131877   Mike Magill Dayton Steel   (George Walther)Kurtis / Offy97364running0 
151517   Ed Elisian Lutes Truck Parts   (Bill Lutes)Kurtis / Offy79283running0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Pat O'Connor12Sumar
Jack Turner22Hart Fullerton
Billy Garrett33Federal Engineering
Don Evans59Weyant & Evans
Bud Randall62Karl Hall
Rex Easton63Allstate Tool
Len Sutton81Central Excavating
Luther Baughman85Norris Ford

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rodger Ward1100100