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1961 Indianapolis 500 qualifying results


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 12
Tuesday, May 30, 1961 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:35:37
Average Speed: 139.13 mph
Pole Speed: 147.481 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 8.28 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1961 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1961 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Paul Russo (#21), Bud Tingelstad (#54), Duane Carter (#61, 94), Chuck Arnold (#62), Russ Congdon (#69), Dick Rathman (#75), Leon Clum (#77), Mike Magill (#82), Jack Ensley (#84), Don Davis (#85), Chuck Weyant (#88), Chuck Rodee (#89), Danny Jones (#47), Jack Rounds (#44, 87), Bob Cleberg (#6), Bob Veith (#23, 25, 44, 85), Bert Brooks (#79), Norm Hall (#92, 88), Don Freeland (#47, 27), Lloyd Ruby (#9), Cotton Farmer (#23), Tony Bettenhausen (#24), Jim McWithey (#29), Chuck Hulse (#37), Ronnie Duman (#43), Ray Crawford (#94)