1961 Indianapolis 500 - Round 2

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
2
Laps
200
Pole
Fastest Lap
Ruttman, 1m 00.98s
1961 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

6

AJ Foyt jr

1

Bignotti-Bowes Racing Associates

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 35m 37.49s

1000

2

1

Eddie Sachs

12

Dean Van Lines Racing Division

Ewing-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 35m 45.77s

800

3

1

Rodger Ward

2

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 36m 32.68s

700

4

14

Shorty Templeman

7

Bill Forbes Racing

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 39m 10.84s

600

5

21

Al Keller

19

Bruce Homeyer

Phillips-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 40m 31.94s

500

6

22

Chuck Stevenson

18

C&H Supply

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 41m 0.45s

400

7

26

Bobby Marshman

31

John R Wills

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 41m 20.77s

300

8

17

Lloyd Ruby

5

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 42m 27.14s

250

9

4

Jack Brabham

17

Cooper Car Co

Cooper T54-Climax (Dunlop)

3h 43m 41.22s

200

10

22

Norman Hall

34

Federal Engineering

Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 43m 42.39s

150

11

4

Gene Hartley

28

John Chalik

Trevis-Offenhauser (Firestone)

198 laps

100

12

7

Parnelli Jones

98

JC Agajanian

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

192 laps

50

13

7

Dick Rathmann

97

Jim Robbins

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

164 laps Fuel pump

0

14

3

Paul Goldsmith

10

Racing Associates

Lesovsky-Offenhauser (Firestone)

160 laps Con rod

0

15

3

Wayne Weiler

15

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

147 laps Wheel bearing

0

16

15

Dempsey Wilson

35

Lysle Greenman

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

145 laps Fuel pump

0

17

1

Bob Christie

32

William Tucker

Kurtis-Offenhauser (Firestone)

132 laps Piston

0

18

8

Eddie Johnson

33

Jim Robbins

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

127 laps Accident

0

19

11

Len Sutton

8

Pete Salemi

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

110 laps Clutch

0

20

2

Troy Ruttman

52

John Zink

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

105 laps Clutch

0

21

1

Johnny Boyd

41

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

105 laps Clutch

0

22

19

Jim Hurtubise

99

Norman C Demler

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

102 laps Piston

0

23

4

Ebb Rose

86

Racing Associates

Porter-Offenhauser (Firestone)

93 laps Con rod

0

24

6

Cliff Griffith

26

Edgar R Elder

Elder-Offenhauser (Firestone)

55 laps Piston

0

25

4

Jack Turner

45

Fred Gerhardt

Kurtis-Offenhauser (Firestone)

52 laps Accident

0

26

12

AJ Shepherd

73

Ernest L Ruiz

Christiansen-Offenhauser (Firestone)

51 laps Accident

0

27

2

Roger McCluskey

22

Racing Associates

Moore-Offenhauser (Firestone)

51 laps Accident

0

28

19

Bill Cheesbourg

14

Dean Van Lines Racing Division

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

50 laps Accident

0

29

2

Don Davis

83

Gilbert E Morcroft

Trevis-Offenhauser (Firestone)

49 laps Accident

0

30

19

Jim Rathmann

4

Ken-Paul

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

48 laps Magneto

0

31

8

Jimmy Daywalt

55

Ollie Prather

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser (Firestone)

27 laps Brakes

0

32

8

Bobby Grim

16

Ansted-Thompson Racing

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

26 laps Piston

0

33

31

Don Branson

3

John R Wills

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

2 laps Valve

0

Circuit - Indianapolis

Country

United States

Location

Speedway, Indiana

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Eddie Cheever (Lola T95/00-Buick/Menard), 38.119s, 236.103 mph, Indycars, 1996

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