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Programme Cover - USAC Road Racing Championship Laguna Seca 1962
Event: Pacific Grand Prix at Laguna SecaDate: 21.10.1962
Track: Laguna Seca Raceway (USA), 3.109 kmsDistance: 2 x 100 milesAttendance: 67500

USAC Road Racing Championship Laguna Seca

Start time: 14:00 and 15:50; Grid: 2-2-2, PP left; Weather: unknown

Entered: 56

Practiced: 40

Started: 31

Classified: 12

Over 2-Litre (O2L) : ST:20, CL:6

Under 2-Litre (U2L) : ST:11, CL:6

Entry List
Entry List - USAC Road Racing Championship Laguna Seca 1962
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 22/02/2007 Last photo update on this page: 11/06/2013
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1818 - Lotus 15 - Larry AlbediLotus 15 # - 1498 cc N/AU2L
Larry AlbediOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chuck Tannlund (USA)Result: did not qualify (2:Handling) - Heat 1: did not qualify (Handling) ; Heat 2: did not qualify (Handling)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Pete Biro/Chuck Tannlund Tam's Old Race Car Site
6060 - Porsche 718 RSK - Wester MotorsPorsche 718 RSK # - Porsche 1700 cc N/AU2L
Wester MotorsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Don Wester (USA)Result: 7th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 11th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 9th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:17.800)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Larry Wilson Tam's Old Race Car Site
9696 - Lotus 19 Climax #951 - Arciero Bros.Lotus 19 Monte Carlo #951 - Climax FPF 2500 cc N/AO2L
Arciero Bros. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dan Gurney (USA)Result: did not finish (2:Gear shaft) - Heat 1: winner - (143.232 kph) - margin: 2s000 ; Heat 2: did not finish (Gear shaft)
Grid: 6th (1:14.400)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 11/06/2013Photo by courtesy of: Bill Wagenblatt
411411 - Dailu Mk I Chevrolet #unnumbered (Sadler) - Bardahl LubricantsDailu Mk I #unnumbered (Sadler) - Chevrolet /Traco V8 6200 cc N/AO2L
Bardahl Lubricants (CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: John Cannon (CDN)Result: did not finish (2:Accident) - Heat 1: 10th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 18th (1:17.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Pete Biro/Chuck Tannlund Tam's Old Race Car Site
No photos available:
3The car is not available on a photoLotus 19 # - Climax 2495 cc N/AO2L
U-D-T Laystall-Rosebud TeamsOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Masten Gregory (USA)Result: 5th (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 6th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:14.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4The car is not available on a photoLotus 23 # - Ford 1498 cc N/AU2L
Brabham Racing OrganizationOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jack Brabham (AUS)Result: 9th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 8th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 14th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:16.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoCooper Monaco T61 #CM/4/62 - Climax FPF L4 2750 cc N/AO2L
Cooper Car Co. Ltd.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bruce McLaren (NZ)Result: 3rd (54s000 behind the winner) - Heat 1: 3rd (17s000 behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 4th (1m14s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:13.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoZerex Special #F1/16/61 (Cooper) - Climax FPF L4 2700 cc N/AO2L
Updraught Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Roger Penske (USA)Result: winner - (144.841 kph) - margin: 21s000 - Heat 1: 2nd (2s000 behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 2nd (35s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:13.000)
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoLotus 19 #957 - Buick V8 3617 cc N/AO2L
Jerry GrantOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jerry Grant (USA)Result: did not finish (1:Bodywork) - Heat 1: did not finish (Bodywork) ; Heat 2: 13th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:16.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9The car is not available on a photoLotus Mark VI # - Buick 215 V8 3500 cc N/AO2L
Frank Crane (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Frank Crane (USA)Result: did not qualify - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Grid: 34th (1:22.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 WRS # - Porsche F8 1998 cc N/AU2L
Porsche of Germany (D)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jo Bonnier (S)Result: did not finish (1:Engine; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Engine) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 14th (1:16.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
12The car is not available on a photoScarab # - Chevrolet V8 5650 cc N/AO2L
Peter Hand Brewery (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Wuesthoff (USA)Result: did not finish (1:Radiator; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Radiator) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 20th (1:17.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RS 61 #048? - Porsche 1687 cc N/AU2L
Bob Holbert (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Holbert (USA)Result: 4th 1st in U2L (2 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 7th 1st in U2L (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 5th 1st in U2L (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:16.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15The car is not available on a photoLotus 19 #953 - Climax L4 DOHC 1960 cc N/AU2L
U-D-T Laystall-Rosebud Teams (GB)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Innes Ireland (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Brakes, steering; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Brakes, steering) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 10th (1:15.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car is not available on a photoCooper Monaco T57 #CM/2/61 - Climax 2700 cc N/AO2L
Edward E. MayerOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Tim Mayer (USA)Result: did not finish (1:Oil pressure; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Oil pressure) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 12th (1:16.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
19The car is not available on a photoElva Mk VI - 1475 cc N/AU2L
Miller-Wolf-
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Driven by: John Max Wolf (USA)Result: did not qualify - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Grid: 33rd (1:21.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoChaparral 1 #002 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 5650 cc N/AO2L
Peter Hand Brewery (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Harry Heuer (USA)Result: 6th (4 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 9th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:16.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26The car is not available on a photoLotus 19 #954 - Climax FPF L4 2495 cc N/AO2L
J. Frank HarrisonOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Lloyd Ruby (USA)Result: 2nd (21s000 behind the winner) - Heat 1: 4th (58s000 behind the winner) ; Heat 2: winner - (146.450 kph) - margin: 35s000
Grid: 2nd (1:13.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
30The car is not available on a photoCorvair Challenger - Dodge O2L
Paul O'Shea-
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Driven by: Paul O'Shea (USA)Result: did not qualify - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Grid: 36th (1:22.500)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
36The car is not available on a photoFerrari 250 TR 59 #0766TR - Ferrari V12 3000 cc N/AO2L
Bob Hurt (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Hurt (USA)Result: did not finish (1:DNS) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: 16th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (1:19.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
38The car is not available on a photoTwareg Mark II # (Allard) - Chrysler 5400 cc N/AO2L
Andre Gessner (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: André Gessner (USA)Result: did not finish (1:DNS; 2:Fuel pump => pit fire) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: did not finish (Fuel pump => pit fire)
Grid: 31st (1:20.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
39The car is not available on a photoBurnett Special # - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5400 cc N/AO2L
Stan Burnett (USA)-
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Driven by: Stan Burnett (USA)Result: did not finish (1:DNS) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: 11th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 29th (1:19.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
41The car is not available on a photoLotus 19 - Climax 2492 cc N/AO2L
Dean CauseyOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Dave Causey (USA)Result: did not finish (1:Out of fuel; 2:Stalled in pits) - Heat 1: did not finish (Out of fuel) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Stalled in pits)
Grid: 21st (1:17.700)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
53The car is not available on a photoMaserati Tipo 63 #63002 LWB (Maserati) - Maserati V12/60° 2v OHV 2970 cc N/AO2L
Harry Finer MaseratiOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Krause (USA)Result: did not start (Spark plugs) - Heat 1: did not start (Spark plugs) ; Heat 2: did not start (Spark plugs)
Grid: 28th (1:19.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
57The car is not available on a photoCooper Monaco T57 #CM/2/62 - Climax 2500 cc N/AO2L
Bill Sturgis (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Graham Hill (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Gearbox; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Gearbox) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 7th (1:14.800)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car is not available on a photoCooper Monaco T57 #CM/1/62 - Maserati L4 N/AO2L
Momo & Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Augie Pabst (USA)Result: did not finish (1:Gearbox; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Gearbox) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 25th (1:18.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
62The car is not available on a photoMaserati Tipo 64 #64002 - Maserati V12/60° 2v OHV 2985 cc N/AO2L
Momo & Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Augie Pabst (USA)
listed, never drove:
Briggs Cunningham (USA)
Result: practiced only - Heat 1: practiced only ; Heat 2: practiced only
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
62TThe car is not available on a photoAbarth-Simca - Simca U2L
Momo & Cunningham-
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Driven by: Briggs Cunningham (USA)Result: did not qualify - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Grid: 38th (1:26.900)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
63The car is not available on a photoCooper Monaco T57 #CM/3/61 - Buick /Traco V8 4000 cc N/AO2L
Momo & Cunningham (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Walt Hansgen (USA)Result: 10th (9 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 13th (9 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 3rd (43s000 behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:14.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
64The car is not available on a photoGenie Mk.4 # - BMC 1290 cc N/AU2L
Kjell Qvale (USA)-
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Driven by: Jack Flaherty (USA)Result: did not finish (1:DNS) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: 12th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (1:19.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
66The car is not available on a photoChaparral 1 (Troutman-Barnes) - Chevrolet V8 5450 cc N/AO2L
Chaparral Cars (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Jim Hall (USA)Result: did not finish (2:Stalled in pits) - Heat 1: 5th (1 lap behind the winner) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Stalled in pits)
Grid: 5th (1:14.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
94The car is not available on a photoLotus 23 - Ford 1475 cc N/AU2L
Auto Sports Northwest Co.Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Pete Lovely (USA)
DNS:
George Sabin (USA)
Result: finished, position unknown (49 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 15th (47 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:17.400)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
95The car is not available on a photoLotus 23 # - Climax 1300 cc N/AU2L
Arciero Bros. (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Skip Hudson (USA)Result: 8th (5 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 12th (2 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 10th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:18.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
111The car is not available on a photoFerrari 625 TRC #0680MDTR - Chevrolet Corvette V8 5600 cc N/AO2L
Accurate Electric (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bill Sherwood (USA)Result: did not qualify - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Grid: 32nd (1:21.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
127The car is not available on a photoCooper Monaco T49 # - Ferrari 1986 cc N/AU2L
Leon Robertson (USA)-
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Driven by: Leon Robertson (USA)Result: did not finish (1:DNS) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: 17th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 35th (1:22.300)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
153The car is not available on a photoMaserati Tipo 61 #2452 - Maserati L4 2970 cc N/AO2L
Harry Finer Maserati (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ken Miles (GB)Result: did not finish (1:Piston; 2:DNS) - Heat 1: did not finish (Piston) ; Heat 2: did not start
Grid: 24th (1:18.100)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
155The car is not available on a photoCooper Monaco T57 #CM/3/62 - Climax 2500 cc N/AO2L
Alan Connell (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Connell (USA)Result: did not finish (1:Accident damage; 2:Steering) - Heat 1: did not finish (Accident damage) ; Heat 2: did not finish (Steering)
Grid: 9th (1:15.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
166The car is not available on a photoLotus 23 #23-S-37 - N/AU2L
William MolleOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bill Molle (USA)Result: did not qualify - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Grid: 37th (1:26.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
188The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RS 61 # - Porsche 1700 cc N/AU2L
Vasek Polak Porsche-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Don Hulette (USA)Result: finished, position unknown (21 laps behind the winner) - Heat 1: 14th (16 laps behind the winner) ; Heat 2: 15th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:17.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
222The car is not available on a photoPorsche 718 RS 60 - Porsche 1598 cc N/AU2L
Scooter Patrick (Masterson Racing Enterprises)-
Mid-engined
Driven by: Scooter Patrick (USA)
listed, never drove:
John Masterson (USA)
Result: did not finish (1:DNS; 2:Engine) - Heat 1: did not start ; Heat 2: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 27th (1:18.500)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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Entered cars that did not arrive:
20The car did not arriveMaserati Tipo 60 #2462 - Maserati L4 2v DOHC 1998 cc N/A
Ron Dykes (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ron Dykes (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
37The car did not arriveTerrible Tempest Special # (MG) - Pontiac Tempest V8 3583 cc N/A
Chieftain Pontiac (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Paul Cunningham (USA)/Carl Margulies (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
44The car did not arriveLotus 23 # - 1478 cc N/A
Frank MoniseOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Frank Monise (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
54The car did not arriveLotus 19 #962 - Buick V8 3583 cc N/A
Carveth Enterprises (USA)Open bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Rod Carveth (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
61The car did not arriveMaserati Tipo 151 #006 - Maserati V8 3944 cc N/A
Momo & Cunningham (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Augie Pabst (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
63The car did not arriveMaserati Tipo 151 #004 - Maserati V8 5600 cc N/A
Momo & Cunningham (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Walt Hansgen (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
72The car did not arriveLast Minute Special - 1998 cc N/A
R.J.K. Racing Enterprises-
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Drivers listed: Scooter Patrick (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car did not arrive
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Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
102The car did not arriveLotus 19 #955 - Climax 2500 cc N/A
Jack NethercuttOpen bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jack Nethercutt (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
117The car did not arriveMaserati Tipo 63 #63002 LWB - Maserati 2890 cc N/A
Harry Finer Maserati-
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Drivers listed: Bob Harris (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
137The car did not arriveBuick Skylark Special - Buick 3500 cc N/A
Spencer Buick-
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Drivers listed: Stan Peterson (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
169The car did not arriveMcCormack Special - 1500 cc N/A
John McCornack-
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Drivers listed: Starr Calvert (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
180The car did not arriveCooper Monaco T49 # - Climax 1963 cc N/A
Von Housen Motors-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: George Grinzewitsch (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
192The car did not arriveLister Costin #BHL2.59 - Jaguar XK L6 3800 cc N/A
Ted PetersonOpen bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Ted Peterson (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
333The car did not arriveGenie Mk.4 # - BMC 1096 cc N/A
David B. Kyte (USA)-
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Drivers listed: Dave Kyte (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
441The car did not arriveElva Mk VI - 1100 cc N/A
C. E. Frederick-
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Drivers listed: Henry Chandler (USA)Result: did not arrive - Heat 1: did not qualify ; Heat 2: did not qualify
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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