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Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1961
Event: Road America 500Date: 10.9.1961
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (USA), 6.437 kmsDistance: 500 milesAttendance: 35000

Road America 500 Miles

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 53

Practiced: unknown

Started: 43

Classified: 19

Class B - Modified (BM) : CL:2
Class C - Modified (CM) : CL:2
Class D - Modified (DM) : CL:4
Class E - Modified (EM) : CL:3
Class F - Modified (FM) : CL:3
Class G - Modified (GM) : CL:5
Entry List
Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1961
Photos by courtesy of: John McCollister (15) and Scott Sperka (8)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 22/02/2009 Last photo update on this page: 18/08/2014
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11 - Scarab Mk II Chevrolet #002 (Troutman-Barnes) - Harry J. HeuerScarab Mk II #002 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 N/ABM
Harry J. Heuer (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harry Heuer (USA)/Bill Wuesthoff (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid:
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
22 - Lola Mk.1 Climax - M. R. J. WyllieLola Mk.1 # - Climax N/AGM
M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)/Ross
listed, never drove:
Margaret Wyllie (USA)
Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid:
Colours: dark blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
66 - Cooper Monaco T57 Climax #CM/2/61 - Roger S. PenskeCooper Monaco T57 #CM/2/61 - Climax 2500 cc N/ADM
Roger S. Penske (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jim Hall (USA)/Roger Penske (USA)Result: 8th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
77 - Cooper Monaco T57 Climax #CM/1/61 - Hap SharpCooper Monaco T57 #CM/1/61 - Climax 2500 cc N/ADM
Hap Sharp (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hap Sharp (USA)/Jim Hall (USA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
88 - Ferrari 250 TR 58 #0728TR - Owen L. CoonFerrari 250 TR 58 #0728TR - Ferrari V12 3000 cc N/ADM
Owen L. Coon (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Owen Coon (USA)/Bob Major (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
1111 - Sadler Mk V Chevrolet - Chas. RathgapSadler Mk V # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 N/ABM
Chas. Rathgap (CDN)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Ryan (CDN)/Grant Clark (CDN)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
1919 - Porsche 718 RS 61 #066 - Robert Donner, Jr.Porsche 718 RS 61 #066 - Porsche N/AEM
Robert Donner, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Donner (USA)/Bob Betts (USA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/08/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister and Scott Sperka
2525 - Lotus - Alfa Romeo - Allan KovarLotus - Alfa Romeo FM
Allan Kovar (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Allan Kovar (USA)/Carl Hixon (USA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/08/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
2727 - Porsche 718 RS 60 #054 - Ernest EricksonPorsche 718 RS 60 #054 - Porsche N/AEM
Ernest Erickson (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ernie Erickson (USA)/Don Sesslar (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox, clutch)
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
2828 - Lister - Corvette - Bud GatesLister # - Chevrolet Corvette N/ABM
Bud Gates (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bud Gates (USA)/Luke Stear (USA)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
4848 - Porsche 718 RS 61 - Chuck CasselPorsche 718 RS 61 # - Porsche N/AEM
Chuck Cassel (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chuck Cassel (USA)/Bob Holbert (USA)Result: did not finish (Valve)
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/08/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
5353 - Elva Mk III - Wm. E. BradleyElva Mk III # - 1470 cc N/AFM
Wm. E. Bradley (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William Bradley (USA)/El Davis (USA)Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/08/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
6161 - Maserati Tipo 63 #63010 - Briggs S. CunninghamMaserati Tipo 63 #63010 - Maserati V12/60° 2v OHV N/ADM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Walt Hansgen (USA)/Augie Pabst (USA)Result: winner - (132.433 kph) - margin: 4 laps
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/08/2014Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
6262 - Maserati Tipo 63 #63002 LWB - Briggs S. CunninghamMaserati Tipo 63 #63002 LWB - Maserati V12/60° 2v OHV N/ADM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dick Thompson (USA)Briggs Cunningham (USA)/William Kimberly (USA)Result: 9th
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 18/08/2014Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
6363 - Maserati Tipo 60 #2468 - Briggs S. CunninghamMaserati Tipo 60 #2468 - Maserati L4 2v DOHC 1990.2 cc N/AEM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Fitch (USA)Briggs Cunningham (USA)/Dick Thompson (USA)Result: 3rd 1st in EM
Grid:
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
7171 - Ferrari 250 TR #0732TR - Dave DeubleFerrari 250 TR #0732TR - Ferrari 2953 cc N/ADM
Dave Deuble (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ted Baumgartner (USA)/Buzz Hahn (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
8787 - Lister Costin Chevrolet #BHL133 - Pete HarrisonLister Costin #BHL133 - Chevrolet Corvette V8 4560 cc N/ACM
Pete Harrison (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pete Harrison (USA)/Art Huttinger (USA)Result: 7th 1st in CM
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 19/08/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
9191 - Lo Test Eng. Special (Allard J2X Buick) #3153 - Scott BeckettAllard J2X Le Mans/Lo Test Eng. Special #3153 - Buick N/ABM
Scott Beckett (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Scott Beckett (USA)/Dewey Brohaugh (USA)Result: 11th 1st in BM
Grid:
Colours: violet
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2009Photo by courtesy of: Scott Sperka
9595 - Ferrari 250 TR 59/60 #0770TR - George ReedFerrari 250 TR 59/60 #0770TR - Ferrari V12 N/ADM
George Reed (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Reed (USA)/Ed Hugus (USA)Result: 2nd (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
9898 - Ol'Yaller Mk IIOl'Yaller Mk II # - N/A
(USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Result: started, result unknown
Grid:
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 26/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
No photos available:
14The car is not available on a photoElva Mk V - N/AGM
Richard P. Buedingen (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dick Buedingen (USA)/Carl Haas (USA)Result: 12th 1st in GM
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoLister #BHL112 - Jaguar CM
Dorothy L. Quick (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Howard Quick (USA)/Hal Ullrich (USA)Result: 19th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoFerrari Dino 196 - Ferrari V6 2000 cc N/AEM
John Buck Fulp (USA)-
-
Driven by: John Fulp (USA)/Skip Hudson (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
32The car is not available on a photoEdwards Mk.7 #BM
R. Jerry Dunbar (USA)-
-
Driven by: Jerry Dunbar (USA)/Walt Gray (USA)Result: 18th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RS 60 # - Porsche N/AEM
David T. Schiff (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: David Schiff (USA)/William Wonder (USA)Result: 4th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car is not available on a photoElva Mk IV # - N/AGM
Arthur Tweedale (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Art Tweedale (USA)/Frank Baptista (USA)Result: 14th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoElva Mk V #100/93 - N/AGM
Edgar M. Costley (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Costley (USA)/Warren Shamlian (USA)Result: 15th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RSK # - Porsche N/AEM
Dean Causey (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dean Causey (USA)/Dave Causey (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
56The car is not available on a photoElva Mk II - N/AGM
Ralph M. Trieschmann (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Ralph Trieschmann (USA)/Jack Stone (USA)Result: 13th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoMaserati Tipo 60 #2462 - Maserati N/AEM
Briggs S. Cunningham (USA)-
Front-engined
Result: did not start (No driver)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RS 60 # - Porsche 1582 cc N/AEM
E. L. Hall (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lee Hall (USA)/Glenn Carroll (USA)Result: 5th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
73The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RS 61 #070 - Porsche 1498 cc N/AFM
Tom Payne (USA)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tom Payne (USA)/Ed Fuchs (USA)Result: 6th 1st in FM
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
88The car is not available on a photoLotus Eleven - Climax L4 N/AGM
Herbert R. Anderson (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bud Anderson (USA)/Harlan Besse (USA)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 TR #0714TR - Ferrari V12 2988 cc N/ADM
Wayne Burnett (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Wayne Burnett (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 RS - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Schroeder/Bob Liess (USA)Result: 10th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car is not available on a photoPorsche 550 - Porsche F4 2v DOHC N/AFM
-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Curt Sorenson (USA)/Robert Fox (USA)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
3The car did not arrivePorsche 718 RS 60 - Porsche N/AEM
Frank C. Rand, III (USA)-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Frank Rand (USA)/Ed Walsh (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4The presence of the car is unknownMaserati 200S I # - Maserati L4 N/AEM
Jack Brewer (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jack Brewer (USA)/Millard Ripley (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The presence of the car is unknownJaguar XKSS #XKSS769 (XKD 550) - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Tossie Alex (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Tossie Alex (USA)/Lloyd Barton (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The presence of the car is unknownLotus Eleven - Maserati FM
C. William Allen (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: C. William Allen (USA)/David Dunbar (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16The presence of the car is unknownGolden Rod SpecialBM
Chas. C. Cox (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Bob Von Edeskuty (USA)/Art Abrahams (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The presence of the car is unknownMaserati 200S I # - Chevrolet Corvette N/ABM
Slim Helson (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Slim Helson (USA)/Cas Denton (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
23The presence of the car is unknownPeyote Mk 2EM
W. E. Aldrich-Ames II (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: William Ames (USA)/Anthony Kinnard (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
31The presence of the car is unknownAREFM
Richard S. Hayes (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Dick Hayes (USA)/Chuck Stoddard (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
33The presence of the car is unknownDoane SpecialBM
Robt. G. Spooner (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Bob Spooner (USA)/Bob Johnson (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
49The presence of the car is unknownChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - Chevrolet N/ABM
Norm Esau (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Nate Karras (USA)/Ralph Salyer (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
51The presence of the car is unknownAston Martin DB2/4 - Aston Martin DM
James Hartman (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Jim Hartman (USA)/George Clowes (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The presence of the car is unknownMaserati 150S - Maserati 1492 cc N/AFM
Chas. E. Sherman (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Harry Constant (USA)/Eugene Annabel (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
75The presence of the car is unknownElva Mk IIGM
David Shack (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: David Shack (USA)/Joel Jacobs (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
79The presence of the car is unknownLotus Eleven Le MansGM
Dorothy Henry (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Jerrell Henry (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
86The presence of the car is unknownFerrari 500 TR - Ferrari 1988 cc N/AEM
George Owen (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: George Owen (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
93The presence of the car is unknownCooper - 1098 cc N/AGM
Ralph Scott (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Ralph Scott (USA)/Jim Kaser (USA)Result: did not arrive (Not known if ran)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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