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1963 Tony Bettenhausen Memorial


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 6 of 12
Saturday, August 17, 1963 at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:02:47
Average Speed: 95.557 mph
Pole Speed: 106.667 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1963 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1963 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
171642   Jim Hurtubise Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy39237crash0 
15 35   Bobby Marshman Econo Car Rental   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy58332magneto53 
14173   Ralph Liguori Ollie PratherKuzma / Offy71379mechanical0 
161581   Ronnie Duman Gabriel Shocker   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy51284mechanical0 
181475   Bobby Unser Hotel Tropicana   (Andy Granatelli)Kurtis / Offy34189mechanical0 
131151   Bob Harkey Fike Plumbing   (Harlan Fike)Kuzma / Offy78427out of fuel0 
1 41   Rodger Ward Kaiser Aluminum   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1004,749running38200
2 12   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Meskowski / Offy1003,229running4160
3 54   Don Branson Leader Card Duo   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1002,089running5140
41514   Roger McCluskey Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy1001,377running0120
5 246   Johnny Rutherford Racing AssociatesTurner / Chevy1001,139running0100
6 98   Jim McElreath Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy100949running080
7 721   Johnny White Pfrommer Trucking   (John Pfrommer)Meskowski / Offy100759running060
8 698   Parnelli Jones Willard Battery   (J.C. Agajanian)Lesovsky / Offy100664running050
91229   Lloyd Ruby Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)Meskowski / Offy99617running040
101831   Arnie Knepper White Front   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy99567running030
111027   Bud Tingelstad Dayton Steel Wheel   (George Walther)Silnes / Offy97522running020
12 837   Len Sutton City of Victoria   (Ed Kostenuk)Vollstedt / Offy93474running010

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Chuck Hulse10Dean Van Lines
Jim Hurtubise56Sterling Plumbing
Mickey Shaw66McDermott
Jerry Weld73Ken-ette
Cotton Farmer74Windmill Trucking
Bob McLean95Mitch Gallas

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Don Branson155
  Bobby Marshman65853
  A.J. Foyt59624
  Rodger Ward6310038