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Event: Road America 500Date: 10.9.1961
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:35000
Entered:53
Practiced:unknown
Started:43
Finished:unknown
Classified:19
Classes:Class
Class B - Modified2
Class C - Modified2
Class D - Modified4
Class E - Modified3
Class F - Modified3
Class G - Modified5
Winners:
Overall:61Maserati Tipo 63Hansgen / Pabst
Class B - Modified:91Lo Test Eng. Special (Allard J2X Buick)Beckett / Brohaugh
Class C - Modified:87Lister Costin ChevroletHarrison / Huttinger
Class E - Modified:63Maserati Tipo 60Fitch / Cunningham / Thompson
Class F - Modified:73Porsche 718 RS 61Payne / Fuchs
Class G - Modified:14Elva Mk VBuedingen / Haas
Fastest Laps:
Overall:11Sadler Mk V ChevroletPeter Ryan (CDN)2:47.000138.725 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (9), Ferrari (5), Elva (5), Maserati (3), Lister (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (9), Ferrari (5), Chevrolet (4), Climax (4), Maserati (3)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari 250 TR (4), Porsche 718 RS 60 (3), Porsche 718 RS 61 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (66), CDN (2)
Team nationalities:USA (32)
Engine positions:front-engined (57%), mid-engined (43%)
Oldest known drivers:Briggs Cunningham (54), John Fitch (44), M. R. J. Wyllie (42)
Youngest known drivers:Peter Ryan (19), Roger Penske (24), Jim Hall (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Road America 500 Miles 1961Entry List - Road America 500 Miles 1961Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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43 - McLaren M6B Chevrolet #50-14 (Trojan) - R. B. Galloway
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