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1962 Tony Bettenhausen Memorial


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 6 of 13
Saturday, August 18, 1962 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:04:47
Average Speed: 92.625 mph
Pole Speed: 98.549 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1962 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1962 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
15 15   Roger McCluskey Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy49307brakes0 
1 256   Jim Hurtubise Barnett BrothersKuzma / Offy1006,519running100200
3 37   Don Branson Leader Card   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy991,933running0140
17 43   Rodger Ward Leader Card   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy39219magneto0 
7 51   A.J. Foyt Lindsey HopkinsKuzma / Offy97705out of fuel060
10 621   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Meskowski / Chevy96527running030
6 727   Lloyd Ruby Rose Truck Lines   (Racing Associates)Turner / Chevy98878running080
2 898   Parnelli Jones Willard Battery   (J.C. Agajanian)Lesovsky / Offy1002,988running0160
8 917   Bobby Grim Bell Lines Trucking   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy97615running050
41014   Bobby Marshman Thompson Rotary   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Meskowski / Offy991,275running0120
141136   Cotton Farmer Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy72351running0 
181274   Bob Mathouser Windmill Trucking   (Lee Glessner)Silnes / Offy0175magneto0 
111379   Jiggs Peters Albany, NY   (Tassi Vatis)Kurtis / Offy96483running020
121451   Keith Rachwitz Fike Plumbing   (Harlan Fike)Kuzma / Offy95439running010
161515   Leroy Neumayer Ollie PratherKuzma / Offy45263overheating0 
5164   Jim McElreath Bill ForbesMeskowski / Offy981,055running0100
9178   Bobby Marvin Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Chevy97571running040
131819   Shorty Templeman Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy94395running0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Allen Crowe81Central Excavating
Curtis Turner2Dean Autolite
Ralph Liguori73Ken-ette
Ronnie Duman42Stearly Motor Freight
Ernie Koch66Jewett-Cameron
Jim Hemmings92W.R.D.
Al Miller95Mitch Gallas

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jim Hurtubise1100100