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1960 Indianapolis 500


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Formula One race number 3 of 10
Monday, May 30, 1960 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 4.023 kilometer paved track (804.6 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:36:11.36
Average Speed: 223.332 kph
Pole Time: 245.58 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 12.75 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 30

Glossary    1960 Formula One results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 24   Jim Rathmann Ken-PaulWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L42003:36:11.36100
2 31   Rodger Ward Leader Card 500 RoadsterWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+12.7558
32699   Paul Goldsmith DemlerEpperly / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+187.300
4 87   Don Branson Bob EstesPhillips / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+187.980
5173   Johnny Thomson Adams Quarter Horse FarmLesovsky / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+191.3510
6 722   Eddie Johnson Jim RobbinsTrevis / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+250.610
71298   Lloyd Ruby AgajanianWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+265.590
82544   Bob Veith SchmidtMeskowski / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+317.480
92818   Bud Tingelstad Jim RobbinsTrevis / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+489.910
101438   Bob Christie Federal EngineeringKK500D / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+520.280
112227   Red Amick King O'LawnSalih / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+670.580
122717   Duane Carter Thompson IndustriesKuzma / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+677.200
133139   Bill Homeier Ridgewood BuildersKuzma / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+730.710
142448   Gene Hartley SumarKK500G / Offenhauser 4.5 L4196+4 laps0
15 965   Chuck Stevenson Leader Card 500 RoadsterWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L4196+4 laps0
162114   Bobby Grim Bill ForbesMeskowski / Offenhauser 4.5 L4194+6 laps0
171926   Shorty Templeman Federal EngineeringKK500E / Offenhauser 4.5 L4191+9 laps0
182356   Jim Hurtubise Travelon TrailerChristensen / Offenhauser 4.5 L4185rod0
191010   Jimmy Bryan Metal-CalSalih / Offenhauser 4.5 L4152fuel pump0
20 628   Troy Ruttman John Zink HeaterWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L4134axle11
21 16   Eddie Sachs Dean Van LinesEwing / Offenhauser 4.5 L4132magneto21
221173   Don Freeland Ross-Babcock TravelerKurtis / Offenhauser 4.5 L4129magneto0
23182   Tony Bettenhausen DowgardWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L4125rod0
241532   Wayne Weiler Ansted RotaryKuzma / Offenhauser 4.5 L4103crash0
25165   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal FastKurtis / Offenhauser 4.5 L490clutch0
262946   Eddie Russo Go-KartKK500G / Offenhauser 4.5 L484crash0
27138   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal FastEpperly / Offenhauser 4.5 L477piston0
282037   Gene Force McKayKK500J / Offenhauser 4.5 L474brakes0
293216   Jim McWithey Hoover Motor ExpressEpperly / Offenhauser 4.5 L460brakes0
30 59   Len Sutton S-R Racing EnterprisesWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L447piston ring0
31 497   Dick Rathman Jim RobbinsWatson / Offenhauser 4.5 L442brake line0
323076   Al Herman Joe Hunt MagnetoEwing / Offenhauser 4.5 L434clutch0
333323   Dempsey Wilson Bryant Heating & CoolingKK500G / Offenhauser 4.5 L411magneto0

Fastest Lap: 235.149 kph by Jim Rathmann

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rodger Ward111
  Eddie Sachs232
  Rodger Ward41815
  Troy Ruttman19246
  Jim Rathmann253713
  Rodger Ward38414
  Eddie Sachs425110
  Troy Ruttman52565
  Eddie Sachs57615
  Jim Rathmann62698
  Eddie Sachs70701
  Jim Rathmann73742
  Eddie Sachs75751
  Jim Rathmann768510
  Johnny Thomson869510
  Jim Rathmann9612227
  Rodger Ward1231275
  Jim Rathmann12814114
  Rodger Ward1421465
  Jim Rathmann1471471
  Rodger Ward1481514
  Jim Rathmann15216211
  Rodger Ward1631697
  Jim Rathmann1701701
  Rodger Ward1711777
  Jim Rathmann1781825
  Rodger Ward1831897
  Jim Rathmann1901934
  Rodger Ward1941963
  Jim Rathmann1972004