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Event: International June Sprints Road AmericaDate: 18.6.1961
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: Chicago Region SCCA

SCCA National Road America [BM+CM+DM+EM+FM+GM]

Weather:unknown
Start time:11:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:100 miles
Attendance:40000
Entered:51
Practiced:unknown
Started:36
Finished:29
Classified:29
Classes:StartClass
Class B - Modified33
Class C - Modified21
Class D - Modified86
Class E - Modified75
Class F - Modified55
Class G - Modified97
Class H - Modified22
Winners:
Overall:6Maserati Tipo 61Roger Penske
Class B - Modified:1Scarab Mk II ChevroletHarry Heuer
Class E - Modified:99Porsche 718 RS 61Peter Ryan
Class F - Modified:13Porsche 718 RS 61Tom Payne
Class G - Modified:2Lola Mk.1M. R. J. Wyllie
Class H - Modified:9WalshEd Walsh
Leaders:
laps 1-19?:6Maserati Tipo 61Roger Penske
lap 20:65Maserati Tipo 61Jim Hall
lap 21:6Maserati Tipo 61Roger Penske
lap 22:65Maserati Tipo 61Jim Hall
lap 23:6Maserati Tipo 61Roger Penske
lap 24:65Maserati Tipo 61Jim Hall
lap 25:6Maserati Tipo 61Roger Penske
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6Maserati Tipo 61Roger Penske (USA)2:44.100141.221 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (10), Maserati (5), Ferrari (4), Lotus (4), Lola (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (10), Maserati (6), Ferrari (4), Chevrolet (3), Climax (2), Osca (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 718 RS 60 (5), Maserati Tipo 61 (4), Lotus Eleven (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (35)
Team nationalities:USA (35)
Engine positions:front-engined (65%), mid-engined (35%)
Oldest known drivers:M. R. J. Wyllie (42), Bob Schroeder (35), Hap Sharp (33)
Youngest known drivers:Peter Ryan (19), Roger Penske (24), Jim Hall (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - SCCA National Road America [BM+CM+DM+EM+FM+GM] 1961Entry List - SCCA National Road America [BM+CM+DM+EM+FM+GM] 1961Schedule of Events - SCCA National Road America [BM+CM+DM+EM+FM+GM] 1961Track map is not available.
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2 - Lola T70 Mk.3B GT Chevrolet #SL76/146 - Racing Team V.D.S.
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