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1951 Syracuse 100


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 10 of 15
Saturday, September 8, 1951 at New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY
100 laps* on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: n/a
Average speed: n/a
Pole speed: 97.114 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: red flag
Attendance: 60000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1951 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1951 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 199   Tony Bettenhausen Belanger Motors   (Murrell Belanger)Kurtis / Offy673750running67134
2 42   Walt Faulkner J.C. AgajanianKuzma / Offy672700running0107.2
3 64   Bill Vukovich John ZinkKurtis / Offy671500running093.8
41733   Eddie Johnson IddingsMeyer / Offy66975running080.4
51834   Harry King Peter Wales Trucking   (Parks)Kurtis / Offy66900running067
6161   Henry Banks Hopkins Blue Crown   (Lou Moore)Moore / Offy66750running053.6
7 79   Jack McGrath Jack HinkleKurtis / Offy65600crash040.2
81110   Bill Schindler H.A. ChapmanKurtis / Offy65562crash033.5
9148   Chuck Stevenson Bardahl Oil Company   (Carl Marchese)Marchese / Offy65525crash026.8
101079   Buzz Barton Ess-A-R-R EngineeringKurtis Midget / Offy64417crash020.1
11 557   Andy Linden George LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy56450spun out013.4
121531   Manny Ayulo Coast Grain   (Bob Weinberg)Lesovsky / Offy56375wheel06.7
13 314   Duane Carter Pat ClancyEwing / Offy47337dnf0 
141283   Tommy Hinnershitz Buster WarkeKurtis-Warke / Offy33300brakes0 
15 87   Paul Russo Russo-NichelsRusso-Nichels / Offy30262withdrew0 
16 226   Joe James Bob EstesWatson / Offy19215motor mount0 
171337   Johnnie Parsons Marion Engineering   (Milt Marion)Kurtis / Offy6150connecting rod0 
18 948   Mike Nazaruk Deck Manufacturing   (Lou & Bruce Bromme)Bromme / Offy3150radius rod0 
* Race shortened to 67 laps due to accident.

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Cliff Griffith23, 98Kurtis / Offy
Eddie Sachs29Ray BradyAdams / Offy
Sam Hanks39Joe ShaheenHill / Offy
Neal Carter42LutesGdula / Offy
Mark Light54OffyOffy
Bobby Barker63Ray BradySchroeder / Offy
Duke Dinsmore65Vulcan ToolRalph MillerRalph Miller / Ralph Miller
Dick Frazier66Lee GlessnerStevens / Offy
Potsy Goacher67JohnsonSilnes / Offy
Johnnie Tolan71Karl HallStevens / Offy
Gordon Reid73McNamaraLee ElkinsKurtis-Wetteroth / Offy
Carl Scarborough74Larry Jewell
Joe Garson77Elgin Piston PinStevens / Offy
George Connor78Bardahl Oil CompanyFred TomsheSilnes / Offy
DCJohnnie Parsons4John ZinkKurtis / Offy
DCJim Rigsby33IddingsMeyer / Offy
DCBuster Warke83Buster WarkeKurtis-Warke / Offy
WDBill Vukovich81Central ExcavatingFloyd TrevisTrevis / Offy

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Bettenhausen16767