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

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