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1959 Bobby Ball Memorial


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 12 of 13
Sunday, October 18, 1959 at Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:07:50
Average Speed: 88.458 mph
Pole Speed: 93.531 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
1 816   Tony Bettenhausen Lindsey HopkinsKuzma / Offy1003,467running55200
2 710   A.J. Foyt Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1002,418running0160
3 45   Rodger Ward Leader Card Duo   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1001,507running0140
41617   Gene Force Tiz-So   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy100887running0120
5 39   Don Branson Bob EstesPhillips / Offy100816running3100
6 94   Bobby Grim Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Lesovsky / Offy100593running080
71421   Wayne Weiler HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy99471running060
81122   Jim Packard Lee GlessnerSilnes / Offy99435running050
91234   Shorty Templeman Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy98399running040
10 539   Jack Rounds Fike Plumbing   (Hart Fullerton)Kurtis / Offy97364running030
111094   Bill Homeier Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy97328running020
121345   Dempsey Wilson Bardahl   (Fred Gerhardt)Kurtis / Offy96267running010
131539   Lee Drollinger ShaheenHill / Offy95321running0 
14 628   Bob Cleberg Braund Plywood   (D.A. Caruthers)Epperly / Offy93205running0 
151878   Jimmy Davies Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy50180dnf0 
16 281   Len Sutton Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy42154dnf42 
17178   Jim McWithey Wolcott Memorial Racing TeamLesovsky / Offy16103dnf0 
18 11   Lloyd Ruby John Zink Heater   (John Zink)Watson / Offy9103crash0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Johnnie Tolan27Joe Hunt
Johnny Moorehouse53Greenman-Casale
John Wood91Binter
Cotton Farmer63Wyandotte Tool
Bill Hyde65Scovell
Earl Motter6Bruce Bromme
Don Davis46Micro-Lube
Bill Cheesbourg18Braund Plywood
Chuck Hulse77Blum Engineering
Norm Hall59Sorensen
Jim Hurtubise3Racing Associates
Eddie Sachs7Competition Engineering

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Len Sutton14242
  Don Branson43453
  Tony Bettenhausen4610055