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1959 Hoosier Hundred


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 10 of 13
Saturday, September 19, 1959 at Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, IN
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:05:55
Average Speed: 91.032 mph
Pole Speed: 98.442 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1959 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 15   Rodger Ward Leader Card Duo   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy10011,675running100200
2127   Eddie Sachs Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy1006,114running0160
3 310   A.J. Foyt Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1003,560running0140
4 58   Jim McWithey Wolcott Memorial Racing TeamLesovsky / Offy1002,222running0120
5 481   Len Sutton Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy1002,048running0100
6164   Bobby Grim Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Lesovsky / Offy991,620running080
71768   Don Freeland Ridgewood BuildersPhillips / Offy991,292running060
81148   Ralph Liguori Sumar   (Chapman Root)Kuzma / Offy991,205running050
91894   Bill Homeier Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy981,118running040
10 81   Buddy Cagle John Zink Heater   (John Zink)Watson / Offy971,031running030
11 639   Lee Drollinger ShaheenHill / Offy97944running020
12 734   Shorty Templeman Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy97780running010
131546   Lloyd Ruby Texas Racing Club   (Ebb Rose)Turner / Offy76693dnf0 
14 917   Gene Force Tiz-So   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy74616dnf0 
151016   Tony Bettenhausen Lindsey HopkinsKuzma / Offy57539spun out0 
16133   Jim Hurtubise Racing AssociatesKuzma / Offy56462spun out0 
17 29   Don Branson Bob EstesPhillips / Offy29308valve0 
181422   Jim Packard Westlake Drive-In   (Lee Glessner)Silnes / Offy22308fuel line0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jack Turner78Stearly Motor Freight
Herb Hill63Hill Carpets
Johnny Kay95Safety Auto Glass
Chuck Arnold59Ray Brady
Cotton Farmer76Leitenberger
Leon Clum54Bill Forbes Racing
Chuck Weyant72Wyandotte Tool
Jimmy Davies97Lutes Truck Parts
Dick Rathman25Hardwood Door
Dempsey Wilson39Fike Plumbing
Bill Cheesbourg18Braund Plywood
Wayne Weiler21HOW
Russ Congdon71Hall-Mar

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