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1961 Langhorne 100


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 4 of 12
Sunday, June 18, 1961 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:00:14
Average Speed: 99.601 mph
Pole Speed: 108.369 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 27,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1961 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1961 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 31   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Meskowski / Offy1006,025running57200
3 712   Eddie Sachs Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy992,370running0140
15 119   Al Keller Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy42390hit in eye11 
41521   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy981,570running0120
14 43   Don Branson Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Kuzma / Offy52446magneto0 
181037   Chuck Hulse Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy5223fuel pump0 
91742   Rex Easton Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy91821running022
11 544   Bobby Marshman Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy78689torsion bar08
121446   Jiggs Peters Ray BradyKurtis / Offy68558overheating010
13 849   Don Davis Arthur KoopmanLesovsky / Offy63502overheating0 
51351   Roger McCluskey Fike Plumbing   (Harlan Fike)Kuzma / Offy981,438running0100
8 256   Jim Hurtubise Sterling Plumbing   (Barnett Brothers)Kuzma / Offy93886engine3250
101658   Bruce Jacobi Churchill HardenRusso-Nichels / Offy82755hood straps030
71863   Red Riegel Jake VargoKurtis / Offy94952running060
6 97   Dick Rathman Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy961,195running080
17 681   Jack Rounds Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy19223fuel tank0 
161296   Cotton Farmer Windmill Trucking   (Lee Glessner)Silnes / Offy21335crash0 
21198   Parnelli Jones Willard Battery   (J.C. Agajanian)Lesovsky / Offy1004,264running0160

Relief Drivers:
Car #42: Ronnie Duman (41 laps)
Car #44: Chuck Hulse (45 laps)

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bob Cleberg6Bell Lines Trucking
Ernie Koch66Jewett-Cameron
Beau Clerke71Bo Ju
Ronnie Duman72Wyandotte Tool
Johnny Coy85Stoye

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jim Hurtubise12121
  Al Keller223211
  Jim Hurtubise334311
  A.J. Foyt4410057