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1960 Springfield 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 5 of 12
Saturday, August 20, 1960 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: n/a
Average Speed: n/a
Pole Speed: 104.348 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 25,000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1960 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
7 17   Don Branson Bob EstesPhilipp / Offy97734running1760
1 242   Jim Packard Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy1005,266running83200
9 319   Johnny Thomson Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Kuzma / Offy83637engine040
5 451   Wayne Weiler Fike Plumbing   (Harlan Fike)Kuzma / Offy1001,224running0100
8 581   Len Sutton Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy92690running050
15 62   Tony Bettenhausen Dowgard   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy30424radius rod0 
3 721   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy1002,187running0140
17 85   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Meskowski / Offy1171spun out0 
10 93   Jim Hurtubise Bernco Engineering   (Racing Associates)Kuzma / Offy82805running030
161035   Cotton Farmer Lee GlessnerSilnes / Offy4256engine0 
121194   Bill Homeier Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy52437engine010
111252   Jack Rounds Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy76532magneto020
141366   Ernie Koch Jewett-Cameron   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy43341engine0 
61468   Chuck Stevenson Ridgewood BuildersPhilipp / Offy98933running080
131524   Roger McCluskey Koopman's   (Arthur Koopman)Lesovsky / Offy45534engine0 
2166   Eddie Sachs Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1003,782running0160
181714   Bobby Grim Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy1170spun out0 
41898   Lloyd Ruby J.C. AgajanianLesovsky / Offy1001,329running0120

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Shorty Templeman26Federal Engineering
Dempsey Wilson55Greenman-Casale
Gene Force17Sclavi
Harold Leep44Peter Schmidt
Eddie Johnson88Hardwood Door
Lee Drollinger53Wyandotte Tool
Parnelli Jones45Detroiter Mobile Homes
Paul Russo41Texas Racing Club
Don Freeland28John Zink
Rodger Ward1Leader Card
Chuck Arnold63Vargo

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Don Branson11717
  Jim Packard1810083