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

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