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1959 Milwaukee 200


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 7 of 13
Sunday, August 30, 1959 at Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:04:35
Average Speed: 96.445 mph
Pole Speed: 101.354 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1959 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
182519   Chuck Arnold Bryant Heating & Air Conditioning   (J.S. Donaldson)Kurtis / Offy129256spun out0 
16 51   Tony Bettenhausen John Zink Heater   (John Zink)Watson / Offy1591,753spun out143 
5 633   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Epperly / Offy2001,787running0200
211618   Bill Cheesbourg Braund Plywood   (D.A. Caruthers)Epperly / Offy32129oil on clutch0 
151371   Russ Congdon Hall-Mar   (Karl Hall)Curtis / Offy192388running0 
221024   Ed Elisian Travelon Trailer   (Ernest Ruiz)Christain / Offy27129crash0 
142655   Gene Force Sclavi & Amos   (Fred Sclavi)Kuzma / Offy192517running0 
251110   A.J. Foyt Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy25129engine0 
31427   Don Freeland Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy2002,948running0280
262441   Bobby Grim Sumar   (Chapman Root)Kurtis / Offy13129spun out0 
24 74   Gene Hartley Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Epperly / Offy26129spun out0 
23 935   Eddie Johnson Hardwood Door   (Kathryn Wright)Kurtis / Offy27129crash0 
172264   Bob McLean Shannon BrothersWatts / Offy145259withdrew0 
202122   Jim Packard Lee GlessnerSilnes / Offy61194oil leak0 
7 325   Dick Rathman Hardwood Door   (Kathryn Wright)Kurtis / Offy2001,155running0120
4 416   Jim Rathmann Simoniz   (Lindsey Hopkins)Watson / Offy2002,150running034.8
10187   Eddie Sachs Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy198900running060
191581   Len Sutton Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy102194oil pressure0 
11 188   Shorty Templeman Drewry's   (M & W Racing)Kuzma / Offy198816running040
2 23   Johnny Thomson Racing AssociatesLesovsky / Offy2004,659running5320
61778   Jack Turner Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy2001,388running0160
9 817   Bob Veith Tiz-So   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy199985running080
1195   Rodger Ward Leader Card 500   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy2008,185running52400
121239   Wayne Weiler Fike Plumbing   (Hart Fullerton)Kurtis / Offy197667running020
82089   Chuck Weyant Dunn Engineering   (Harry Dunn)Dunn / Offy1991,070running0100
132334   Dempsey Wilson Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy195582running0 

Relief Drivers:
Car #16: A.J. Foyt (171 laps)

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Chuck Rodee83Turner
Red Amick84Wheeler-Foutch
Herb Hill99Hill Carpets
Cotton Farmer92McKay
Ralph Liguori54Bill Forbes Racing
Don Branson9Bob Estes
Jim McWithey8Wolcott
Paul Russo45Bardahl / Gerhardt
Lloyd Ruby46Texas Racing Club
Al Keller52Leader Card Duo
Bob Wente95Safety Auto Glass

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Thomson155
  Tony Bettenhausen66156
  Rodger Ward627211
  Tony Bettenhausen7315987
  Rodger Ward16020041