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1960 Indianapolis 500


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 12
Monday, May 30, 1960 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:36:11
Average Speed: 138.767 mph
Pole Speed: 146.592 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 12.75 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 30

Glossary    1960 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
31 497   Dick Rathman Jim RobbinsWatson / Offy424,440brake line0 
282037   Gene Force Roy McKayKK / Offy744,480brakes0 
293216   Jim McWithey Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Epperly / Offy604,100brakes0 
25165   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy904,220clutch0 
323076   Al Herman Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Ewing / Offy344,010clutch0 
182356   Jim Hurtubise Travelon Trailer   (Ernest Ruiz)Christensen / Offy1858,380connecting rod0 
23182   Tony Bettenhausen Dowgard   (Lindsey Hopkins)Watson / Offy1255,080connecting rod0 
241532   Wayne Weiler Ansted Rotary   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Kuzma / Offy1034,200crash0 
262946   Eddie Russo Go-Kart   (Ollie Prather)KK / Offy844,140crash0 
191010   Jimmy Bryan Metal-Cal   (George Salih)Salih / Offy1524,400fuel pump0 
21 16   Eddie Sachs Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Ewing / Offy1329,390magneto21 
221173   Don Freeland Ross-Babcock Traveler   (Racing Associates)Kurtis / Offy1294,310magneto0 
333323   Dempsey Wilson Bryant Heating & Cooling   (J.S. Donaldson)KK / Offy114,380magneto0 
27138   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Epperly / Offy774,160piston0 
30 59   Len Sutton S-R Racing Enterprises   (Pete Salemi)Watson / Offy474,320piston ring0 
1 24   Jim Rathmann Ken-PaulWatson / Offy200110,000running1001000
2 31   Rodger Ward Leader Card 500 Roadster   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy20048,025running58800
32699   Paul Goldsmith Norm DemlerEpperly / Offy20024,350running0700
4 87   Don Branson Bob EstesPhillips / Offy20015,475running0600
5173   Johnny Thomson Adams Quarter Horse Farm   (Racing Associates)Lesovsky / Offy20015,100running10500
6 722   Eddie Johnson Jim RobbinsTrevis / Offy2009,200running0400
71298   Lloyd Ruby J.C. AgajanianWatson / Offy2007,900running0300
82544   Bob Veith Peter SchmidtMeskowski / Offy2007,850running0250
92818   Bud Tingelstad Jim RobbinsTrevis / Offy2006,900running0200
101438   Bob Christie Federal EngineeringKK / Offy2006,700running0150
112227   Red Amick King O'Lawn   (Len Faas)Salih / Offy2005,520running0100
122717   Duane Carter Thompson Industries   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Kuzma / Offy2005,450running050
133139   Bill Homeier Ridgewood Builders   (Norm Hall)Kuzma / Offy2004,980running0 
142448   Gene Hartley Sumar   (Chapman Root)KK / Offy1965,710running0 
15 965   Chuck Stevenson Leader Card 500 Roadster   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1964,740running0 
162114   Bobby Grim Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy1944,920running0 
171926   Shorty Templeman Federal EngineeringKK / Offy1915,100running0 
20 628   Troy Ruttman John Zink Heater   (John Zink)Watson / Offy1346,220rear end11 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Chuck Arnold21Gerhardt
Jack Turner25Kelso Auto Dynamics
Al Keller35McKay
Ebb Rose41Ellen Zink
Jack Rounds52Hart Fullerton
Lee Drollinger58Ray Brady
Bob Cleberg61Detroiter Mobile Homes
Chuck Hulse69, 43Sorensen, Chapman
Jim Packard71Sclavi & Amos
Russ Congdon79Hall-Mar
Chuck Rodee89Dunn Engineering

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rodger Ward111
  Eddie Sachs232
  Rodger Ward41815
  Troy Ruttman19246
  Jim Rathmann253713
  Rodger Ward38414
  Eddie Sachs425110
  Troy Ruttman52565
  Eddie Sachs57615
  Jim Rathmann62698
  Eddie Sachs70701
  Jim Rathmann73742
  Eddie Sachs75751
  Jim Rathmann768510
  Johnny Thomson869510
  Jim Rathmann9612227
  Rodger Ward1231275
  Jim Rathmann12814114
  Rodger Ward1421465
  Jim Rathmann1471471
  Rodger Ward1481514
  Jim Rathmann15216211
  Rodger Ward1631697
  Jim Rathmann1701701
  Rodger Ward1711777
  Jim Rathmann1781825
  Rodger Ward1831897
  Jim Rathmann1901934
  Rodger Ward1941963
  Jim Rathmann1972004