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1961 Bobby Ball Memorial

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USAC Champ Car Series race number 12 of 12
Sunday, November 19, 1961 at Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ
100 laps* on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: n/a
Average speed: n/a
Pole speed: 103.627 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1961 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1961 standings

1 398   Parnelli Jones Willard Battery   (J.C. Agajanian)Lesovsky / Offy893539running30200
2 22   Rodger Ward Leader Card   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy892417running59160
3 55   Don Branson Autolite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy881490running0140
41845   Jim McElreath Bardahl   (Fred Gerhardt)Meskowski / Offy881010running0120
5 681   Cotton Farmer Central Excavating   (Tidewater Associates)Kuzma / Offy88837running0100
6 712   Eddie Sachs Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy88694running080
7 46   Roger McCluskey Bell Lines Trucking   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy87551running060
81366   Len Sutton Jewett-Cameron   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy87480running050
91421   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy86439running040
101141   Allen Crowe Stearly Motor Freight   (Doug Stearly)Lesovsky / Offy86398running030
111244   Bobby Marshman Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy86358running011
12 87   Shorty Templeman Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy85316running010
131737   Leroy Neumayer Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy84277running0 
141552   Chuck Hulse John Zink Trackburner   (John Zink)Watson / Offy83246crash0 
15 91   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Meskowski / Offy53215engine0 
161647   Keith Rachwitz Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Lesovsky / Offy47184oil pressure0 
17 119   Al Keller Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy40153crash0 
181096   Red Riegel Windmill Trucking   (Lee Glessner)Silnes / Offy2123oil line0 
* Race shortened to 89 laps due to darkness.

Relief Drivers:

Car #44: Jim Hurtubise, 9 points)

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Dempsey Wilson55Greenman-Casale
Jim Hurtubise56Sterling Plumbing
Ronnie Duman72Wyandotte Tool
Ray Wearne90Connor's Speed Shop
Ray Crawford94Crawford-McCullough

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Rodger Ward14444
  Parnelli Jones45484
  Rodger Ward496315
  Parnelli Jones648926