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Event: Road America 500Date: 11.9.1960
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: Chicago Region SCCA

Road America 500 Miles

Weather:unknown
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:500 miles
Attendance:32000
Entered:55
Practiced:46
Qualified:44
Started:44
Finished:25
Classified:24
Classes:StartClass
Class B - Modified50
Class C - Modified62
Class D - Modified86
Class E - Modified96
Class F - Modified75
Class G - Modified95
Race notes:
Classes C and D started first, 10 seconds later classes B and E and another 10 seconds later classes F and G
Winners:
Overall:24Maserati Tipo 61Causey / Stear
Class C - Modified:60Jaguar E 2AWalt Hansgen
Class E - Modified:61Maserati Tipo 60Fitch / Kimberly
Class F - Modified:27Porsche 718 RS 60Erickson / Sesslar
Class G - Modified:2Lola Mk.1Wyllie / Wyllie / Ripley
Leaders:
laps 1-46:Maserati Tipo 61Jim Jeffords/Jim Hall
laps 47-75:Porsche 718 RS 60Bob Holbert/Roger Penske
laps 76-79:77Ferrari 250 TR 59/60Augie Pabst/Bill Wuesthoff
laps 80-88:61Maserati Tipo 60John Fitch/William Kimberly
laps 89-125:24Maserati Tipo 61Dave Causey/Luke Stear
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (9), Ferrari (7), Elva (5), Maserati (4), Jaguar (2), Lola (2), Lotus (2), Chevrolet (2), Lister (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (10), Ferrari (6), Maserati (4), Chevrolet (4), Jaguar (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 550 (4), Porsche 718 RSK (3), Ferrari 500 TR (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (90)
Team nationalities:USA (39)
Engine positions:front-engined (70%), mid-engined (30%)
Oldest known drivers:Jack Ensley (54), Briggs Cunningham (53), Glenn Baldwin (50)
Youngest known drivers:Roger Penske (23), Jim Hall (25), Dewey Brohaugh (27)
Woman drivers:Margaret Wyllie

Official Race Programme:

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