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1961 Golden State 100

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USAC Champ Car Series race number 11 of 12
Sunday, October 29, 1961 at California State Fairgrounds, Sacramento, CA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:07:35
Average speed: 88.779 mph
Pole speed: 101.38 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1961 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1961 standings

1 22   Rodger Ward Leader Card   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1004730running49200
21198   Parnelli Jones Willard Battery   (J.C. Agajanian)Lesovsky / Offy992807running0160
31344   Bobby Marshman Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy981644running0140
4 766   Len Sutton Jewett-Cameron   (Rolla Vollstedt)Vollstedt / Offy981248running0120
51881   Cotton Farmer Central Excavating   (Tidewater Associates)Kuzma / Offy981002running0100
6 421   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy97832running080
7145   Don Branson Autolite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy97662running060
8 651   Don Davis Fike Plumbing   (Harlan Fike)Kuzma / Offy97614running050
9 872   Ronnie Duman Wyandotte Tool   (Milan Bursac)Meskowski / Offy97566running040
101645   Jim McElreath Bardahl   (Fred Gerhardt)Meskowski / Offy96519running030
11 36   Roger McCluskey Bell Lines Trucking   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy82471engine020
12 51   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Meskowski / Offy74936piston5110
13 996   Red Riegel Windmill Trucking   (Lee Glessner)Silnes / Offy70338crash0 
141056   Jim Hurtubise Sterling Plumbing   (Barnett Brothers)Kuzma / Offy64301spun out0 
151555   Dempsey Wilson Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy57263too slow0 
16 17   Shorty Templeman Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy40226engine0 
171790   Ray Wearne Connor's Speed Shop   (Edward Connor)Kurtis / Chrysler10150too slow0 
181219   Al Keller Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy5150piston0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Eddie Sachs12Dean Van Lines
Al Pombo15Gerhardt / Bardahl
Leroy Neumayer37Tassi Vatis
Russ Long38C & T Automotive
Allen Crowe42Stearly Motor Freight
Keith Rachwitz47Joe Hunt Magneto
Ralph Liguori49Art Koopman
Bud Sterrett50Malcolm Miller
Chuck Hulse52John Zink Trackburner
Don Horvath65Bruce Bromme
Bob Mathouser68Hank Blum Engineering
Beau Clerke71Bo Ju
Bruce Jacobi73Travelon Trailer
Bill Hyde78Don Collins
Ray Crawford94Crawford-McCullough

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Rodger Ward12323
  A.J. Foyt247451
  Rodger Ward7510026