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1959 Rex Mays Classic


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 4 of 13
Sunday, June 7, 1959 at Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
100 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:00:51
Average Speed: 98.609 mph
Pole Speed: 103.523 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 13   Johnny Thomson Racing AssociatesLesovsky / Offy1006,362running100200
2 388   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Epperly / Offy1003,848running0160
3 410   A.J. Foyt Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1002,665running0140
4 57   Jud Larson Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy1001,859running0120
51352   Al Keller Leader Card Duo   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1001,511running0100
61217   Bob Veith Tiz-So   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy991,172running080
7 644   Eddie Sachs Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy99934running060
81515   Don Freeland Jim RobbinsKurtis / Offy99869running050
9149   Don Branson Bob EstesPhillips / Offy99805running040
10 88   Len Sutton Wolcott Memorial Racing TeamLesovsky / Offy99740running030
111648   Bobby Grim Sumar   (Chapman Root)Kuzma / Offy99676running020
121724   Jack Turner Travelon Trailer   (Ernest Ruiz)Christain / Offy99556running010
13 25   Rodger Ward Leader Card 500   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy98491engine0 
141822   Jim Packard Lee GlessnerSilnes / Offy97437running0 
151027   Ed Elisian HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy88328engine0 
162233   Joe Barzda Churchill HardenRusso-Nichels / Offy82273spun out0 
172181   Tony Bettenhausen Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy75219spun out0 
18194   Buddy Cagle John ZinkWatson / Offy62219steering0 
19 774   Pat Flaherty John ZinkMoore / Offy59164suspension0 
202064   Gene Force Shannon BrothersWatts / Offy51164tach cable0 
211176   Bill Cheesbourg Braund Plywood   (D.A. Caruthers)Epperly / Offy27109crash0 
22 983   Paul Goldsmith Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Epperly / Offy16109oil leak0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jim Rathmann16Simoniz
Johnnie Tolan18Braund Plywood
Jimmy Daywalt19Bryant Heating & Air Conditioning
Elmer George21HOW
Dick Rathman25Hardwood Door
Wayne Weiler39Fike Plumbing
Red Amick43Chapman
Paul Russo45Bardahl / Gerhardt
Gene Hartley54Bill Forbes Racing
Jim McWithey58Ray Brady
Bob Christie65Federal Engineering
Chuck Arnold71Hall-Mar
Duane Carter78Stearly Motor Freight
Dempsey Wilson82Central Excavating
Shorty Templeman88Drewry's
Chuck Weyant89Dunn Engineering

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Thomson1100100