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1961 Rex Mays Classic


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 3 of 12
Sunday, June 4, 1961 at Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
100 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:57:46
Average Speed: 103.86 mph
Pole Speed: 105.448 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 13 sec
Attendance: 30,007
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1961 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
171586   Roger McCluskey Meyer Speedway   (Racing Associates)Porter / Offy56270brakes0 
191231   Bobby Marshman Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Epperly / Offy34203engine0 
202212   Bob Christie Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy26203handling0 
22 41   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Trevis / Offy12135magneto0 
161852   Troy Ruttman John Zink Trackburner   (John Zink)Watson / Offy71338mechanical0 
181710   Paul Goldsmith Racing AssociatesLesovsky / Offy44270overheating0 
1 22   Rodger Ward Leader Card 500   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1007,413running100200
2 519   Al Keller Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy1004,668running0160
3 127   Dick Rathman Harry Allen ChapmanWatson / Offy1002,985running0140
4 98   Len Sutton S & R Racing Enterprises   (Pete Salemi)Watson / Offy1002,147running0120
5 315   Jim Hurtubise Lindsey HopkinsWatson / Offy991,723running0100
6 73   Don Branson Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Epperly / Offy991,432running080
71441   Johnny Boyd Leader Card 500   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy991,142running060
8 621   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Kuzma / Offy991,064running050
91323   Don Freeland Bardahl   (Fred Gerhardt)Kurtis / Offy99987running040
10 85   Wayne Weiler Autolite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Epperly / Offy98909running030
11196   Eddie Johnson Bell Lines Trucking   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy98832running020
121135   Dempsey Wilson Lysle GreenmanKuzma / Offy97686running010
132194   Bill Cheesbourg McCullough   (Ray Crawford)Elder / Offy97609running0 
141637   Chuck Hulse Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy93541running0 
152072   Ronnie Duman Wyandotte Tool   (Milan Bursac)Meskowski / Offy91406spun out0 
211062   Lloyd Ruby Denver-Chicago Trucking   (Myron Osborn)Watson / Offy21135valve0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Don Davis49Art Koopman
Ernie Koch66Jewett-Cameron
Tony Bonadies91Deakin
Bert Brooks69Eelco Custom Shaft
Tommy Copp64Shannon Brothers
Shorty Templeman7Bill Forbes Racing
Cliff Spalding90Connor's Speed Shop
Bruce Jacobi58Harden
Cotton Farmer96Windmill Trucking
Jim Rathmann16Ansted Rotary
Rex Easton42Stearly Motor Freight
Jim McWithey29Hart Fullerton
Bud Tingelstad51Fike Plumbing
A.J. Shepherd61Roy
Norm Hall85Federal Engineering
Bob Cleberg6Bell Lines Trucking
Jack Conely89Dunn Engineering
Leon Clum77Dayton Steel Wheel
Beau Clerke71Bo Ju

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