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1953 Ted Horn Memorial


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 7 of 12
Monday, September 7, 1953 at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, DuQuoin, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:06:40
Average speed: 89.984 mph
Pole speed: 93.75 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 2.55 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1953 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 33   Sam Hanks Bardahl Oil CompanyKurtis / Offy1003762running14200
2 988   Manny Ayulo Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy1002709running0160
31121   Johnnie Parsons Belond Equa-FlowKurtis / Offy1001505running0140
4 85   Jack McGrath Jack HinkleKurtis / Offy100978running15120
5189   Jimmy Davies Pat ClancyEwing / Offy100903running0100
61323   Walt Faulkner Auto Shippers   (Lou Rassey)Kurtis / Offy100752running080
71516   Jimmy Bryan Bessie Lee PaoliKurtis / Offy98602running060
8 412   Cal Niday H.A. ChapmanRusso-Nichels / Offy98564running040
9 598   Chuck Stevenson J.C. AgajanianKuzma / Offy98527running030
101435   Chuck Weyant ParksPawl / Offy98489running020
111636   Andy Linden Sid StreetPankratz / Offy98451running010
12 238   Don Freeland Bob EstesWatson / Offy98376running0 
13 173   Mike Nazaruk Lee ElkinsKurtis / Offy98339running0 
14177   Paul Russo Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy98301running0 
15 781   Eddie Russo Central Excavating   (Floyd Trevis)Trevis / Offy96263running0 
161282   Johnny Roberts BurnsKurtis / Offy96226running0 
171051   Bob Sweikert Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy95150running0 
18 699   Tony Bettenhausen Belanger Motors   (Murrell Belanger)Kurtis / Offy85150oil leak71 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bob Scott27City of DetroitKurtis / Offy
Jimmy Daywalt48SumarChapman RootBlough / Offy
Tommy Hinnershitz56Dr. SabourinDel Roy / Offy
Johnny Key57IddingsMeyer / Offy
Johnny Hobel61Shouse MotorsKurtis / Chrysler
Pat O'Connor63Lindsey HopkinsMoore / Offy
Gene Hartley65Commercial Motor FreightKarl HallEwing / Offy
Ed Elisian67Lee GlessnerClemons / Offy
Duke Dinsmore68Vulcan ToolRalph MillerRalph Miller / Ralph Miller
Jimmy Reece68Peter Wales TruckingPeter WalesKurtis / Offy
Chuck Marshall79Mel WiggersKurtis / Offy
Johnny Fedricks89Dunn EngineeringKurtis / Offy
Rodger Ward92M. A. WalkerKurtis / Offy
Jerry Hoyt93Dr. MorrisKurtis / Offy

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Bettenhausen17171
  Sam Hanks728110
  Jack McGrath829615
  Sam Hanks971004