Event: Road America 500Date: 8.9.1963
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: Chicago Region SCCA

Road America 500 Miles

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hPos.Gr.
1st76Wuesthoff / PabstElva Mk VII PorschePorsche Car Import/Oliver Schmidt125804.672 kms136.0011stU2L
2nd98Holbert / MilesShelby Cobra 289Williamson Ford, Inc.1251stO2L
3rd73Sesslar / CasselPorsche 718 RS 60Continental Motors/Chas. T. Cassel1232ndU2L
4th97Bondurant / MacDonaldShelby CobraSteve McQueen/Shelby American1231stGT
5th37Chuck DietrichBobsy II FordGerald A. Mong for Bobsy Div. of C. W. Smith Engineering1223rdU2L
6th99Johnson / SpencerShelby CobraVic Damone/Shelby American1212ndGT
7th4Thiem / TerrellFerrari Dino 206 SPThiemite Racing Team1214thU2L
8th7Pabst / PenskeFerrari 250 GTOMecom Racing Team1202ndO2L
9th66Hall / CarrollPorsche 718 RS 60E. L. Hall1205thU2L
10th12M. R. J. WyllieLola Mk.1 ClimaxM. R. J. Wyllie1176thU2L
11th61Hansgen / RichardsJaguar E-type LightweightB. Cunningham/Momo Auto Dist. of NY1163rdGT
12th94Burnett / StearFerrari 250 TRWayne Burnett1163rdO2L
13th69Hall / MartinElva Mk VIMichael F. Hall1147thU2L
14th10Rickert / EllerPorsche SpecialChuck Rickert1148thU2L
15th19Wilson / WilsonFerrari 250 TRGary M. Wilson1134thO2L
16th16Biggs / JohnstonFerrari 250 TRDavid C. Biggs1125thO2L
17th93Skip HudsonMaserati Tipo 151Team Meridian1126thO2L
18th34Beckett / SkogmoMaserati Tipo 61 FordDon R. Skogmo1127thO2L
19th5Kelce / LindburgElva Mk VII BMWRobert D. Kelce1119thU2L
20th63Cunningham / FitchJaguar E-type roadsterB. Cunningham/Momo Auto Dist. of NY1104thGT
21st17Quick / UllrichLister - JaguarDorothy L. Quick1108thO2L
22nd25Ross / CandlerElva Mk VII BMWCarl Haas Automobile Imports, Inc.10910thU2L
23rd38Stone / StoneElva Mk VJack Stone10811thU2L
24th55Hadley / DonovanElva Mk VII FordThe Blue Horse/G. E. Hadley10812thU2L
25th21Ratelle / PhilippsElva Mk VIAlex E. Ratelle10713thU2L
26th58Edwards / SwansonElva Mk VIJoseph B. Swanson10514thU2L
27th43Rader / MarkleyLotus 23Homer J. Rader10515thU2L
28th42Rahal / KozlowskiElva Mk VIMichael G. Rahal10416thU2L
29th79Porsche 718 RS 61Willard Storage Battery/Herb Swan10217thU2L
30th6Dusinberre / BesanconElva Mk VIRobert Dusinberre10118thU2L
31st46Durant / Welch, Jr.Durant SpecialDick Q. Durant1019thO2L
32nd22Cooper / IrishFerrari 500 TRCMajor William H. Cooper9919thU2L
33rd71Gates / EnsleyApache Special ChevroletJack R. Ensley9811thO2L
34th88Nelson / CoxStanguellini - ClimaxJerry A. Nelson9720thU2L
35th26Hardy / FrederickChevrolet Corvette SpecialKeith Hardy & C. E. Frederick9612thO2L
36th47Scrabeck / BrohaughScrabeck SpecialJerald Scrabeck9213thO2L
37th81Jack MooreChevrolet Corvette Sting Ray8814thO2L
38th13Payne / GerberAC CobraDaniel F. Gerber, Jr.835thGT
39th62Grossman / ThompsonJaguar E-type LightweightB. Cunningham/Momo Auto Dist. of NY796thGT

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsDistanceKm/hReasonGr.
86Wolf / TalbotElva Mk VI ClimaxWolf Racing Team/Donald E. Wolf114DNFU2L
29Doane / SalyerChevrolet Corvette Grand SportR. D. Doane93DifferentialO2L
78Baxter / TannhaeuserFerrari 250 GT SWBJ. W. Baxter93DifferentialGT
27Erickson / WesterElva Mk VII PorscheErnest C. Erikson89DNFU2L
2Yenko / DevineScarab Mk II ChevroletPeter Hand Brewery Co.73EngineO2L
39Morgan / SharpLotus 23B ClimaxDavid L. Morgan73DNFU2L
51Joslin / LangChevrolet Corvette Sting RayA. W. Joslin69DNFGT
53Spencer / BuedingenLotus 23 FordJames M. Spencer40DNFU2L
65Niemeyer / ConesBristol ChevroletThomas E. Cones39DNFO2L
1Harry HeuerChaparral 1 ChevroletPeter Hand Brewery Co.34ClutchO2L
95George ReedFerrari 250 TR 59/60 FordGeorge Reed27DNFO2L
32Dunbar / GrayEdwards Mk.7R. Jerry Dunbar22DNFO2L
3Gonstead / ScottLotus 23BC. W. Gonstead18Broken water hoseU2L
44Roy KumnickExcalibur Hawk Mk.4 StudebakerBrooks Stevens Associates18Broken track bar boltO2L
11Snyder / HayesLister Costin CorvetteJohn I. Snyder17DNFO2L
45Manning / LiessFerrari - Chevrolet17DNFO2L
56Trieschmann / CoonElva Mk VII FordRalph Trieschmann15DNFU2L
24Causey / CauseyLotus 19 Monte CarloDean Causey11DNFO2L
36Kolb / HelsonMaserati 200SI ChevroletThomas E. Cones8DNFO2L
83Spooner / ScopeliteBocar StilettoRobert G. Spooner5DNFO2L
15Jordan / ClicquennoiFireball SpecialRichard U. Jordan3DNFO2L
64Don WesterPorsche 718 RS 61Porsche Car Pacific0DNFU2L

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReasonGr.
8Pabst / PenskeLola Mk.6 GT ChevroletMecom Racing TeamO2L
9Alex / LiessJaguar XKSSTossie AlexO2L
14Marshall / SemradShivalay SpecialJohn L. MarshallO2L
18Bud GatesGenie Mk.8Bud GatesO2L
23Edna ShermanLotus 23 Alfa RomeoEdna G. ShermanU2L
28John FulpFerrari DinoNorth American Racing TeamO2L
31Skogmo / BeckettMaserati Tipo 61Don R. SkogmoO2L
33Bob JohnsonShelby CobraBob JohnsonO2L
35Roe / HansenEchidnaRichard L. RoeO2L
41Abbott / CookFerrari MonzaSamuel AbbottO2L
48James FlynnFerrari 290 MMJames A. FlynnO2L
52Clicquennoi / OpalkaElva Mk VRichard ClicquennoiU2L
57Trieschmann / CoonFerrari 500 MondialRalph TrieschmannO2L
67Ralph ScottPorsche 718 RSKRalph ScottU2L
72McCain / HarrisonLister SpecialRoss McCainO2L
74Sesslar / CasselPorsche 356B Carrera AbarthContinental Motors/Chas. T. CasselRaced 718 RS 61U2L
75Kurtz / RipleyPorsche 718 RS 61Charles T. KurtzU2L
77van Edeskuty / CoxGolden Rod SpecialChas C. CoxO2L
86Talbot / HoldenElva Mk VWolf Racing Team/Donald E. WolfU2L
87H. P. CurranElva Mk VWolf Racing Team/Donald E. WolfU2L
91P. N. EllmanMonaco FordTeam Monaco Ford/P. N. EllmanU2L
96Hamill / HansenCooper - FordEd HamillO2L
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