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1961 Ted Horn Memorial


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 7 of 12
Monday, September 4, 1961 at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, DuQuoin, IL
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:04:41
Average speed: 92.755 mph
Pole speed: 103.687 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 19000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1961 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1961 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 21   A.J. Foyt Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Meskowski / Offy1005288running95200
17 52   Rodger Ward Leader Card   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy40194mechanical0 
15173   Roger McCluskey Hoover Motor Express   (John Wills)Kuzma / Offy42339mechanical0 
6 65   Don Branson Autolite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Kuzma / Offy1001048running080
7126   A.J. Shepherd Bell Lines Trucking   (Fred Sclavi)Silnes / Offy99834running060
2167   Shorty Templeman Bill Forbes Racing   (Bill Forbes)Meskowski / Offy1003733running0160
3 912   Eddie Sachs Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1002075running0140
5 719   Al Keller Konstant Hot   (Bruce Homeyer)Philipp / Offy1001261running0100
141421   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman George)Watson / Offy55387mechanical0 
111534   Bud Tingelstad Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy98601running020
4 437   Chuck Hulse Tassi VatisKurtis / Offy1001378running0120
81044   Bobby Marshman Competition Engineering   (Walter Meskowski)Meskowski / Offy99776running050
10 851   Don Davis Fike Plumbing   (Harlan Fike)Kuzma / Offy99659running030
161852   Lloyd Ruby John Zink Trackburner   (John Zink)Watson / Offy41290mechanical0 
18 156   Jim Hurtubise Sterling Plumbing   (Barnett Brothers)Kuzma / Offy34194spun out0 
91181   Len Sutton Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy99717running040
131396   Cotton Farmer Windmill Trucking   (Lee Glessner)Silnes / Offy62435mechanical0 
12 398   Parnelli Jones Willard Battery   (J.C. Agajanian)Lesovsky / Offy91494engine510

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dempsey Wilson35Greenman-Casale
Bobby Grim49Art Koopman
Bruce Jacobi58Harden
Ed Kostenuk66Jewett-Cameron
Dick Rathman68Hank Blum Engineering
Beau Clerke71Bo Ju
Ronnie Duman72Wyandotte Tool
Jim Hemmings77Dayton Steel Wheel

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  A.J. Foyt18686
  Parnelli Jones87915
  A.J. Foyt921009