1960 Indianapolis 500 in Formula 1 at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1960 Indianapolis 500 poster

1960 Indianapolis 500 poster

1960 Indianapolis 500

1960 Indianapolis 500 is 87th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Eddie Sachs won the pole position, Jim Rathmann won this race. This was his 1st victory. Rodger Ward and Paul Goldsmith also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1960 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1960 Netherlands Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1960 Indianapolis 500

3rd victory for the Watson team
1st victory for the Jim Rathmann
4th podium for the Jim Rathmann
2nd podium for the Rodger Ward
1st podium for the Paul Goldsmith

1960 Indianapolis 500

1960 Indianapolis 500

Watson ?? 1960 - 1960 Indianapolis 500 winner

Watson ?? 1960 - 1960 Indianapolis 500 winner

1960 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jim Rathmann 8.00  3h 36m 11.360s  ( 223.304 km/h ) 200 Ken-Paul
2 Rodger Ward 6.00  3h 36m 24.109s  ( +12.749s ) 200 Leader Card 500
3 Paul Goldsmith 4.00  3h 39m 18.660s  ( +3m 07.300s ) 200 Norman Demler
4 Don Branson 3.00  3h 39m 19.340s  ( +3m 07.979s ) 200 Bob Estes
5 Johnny Thomson 2.00  3h 39m 22.710s  ( +3m 11.350s ) 200 Adams Quarter Horse Racing
6 Eddie Johnson 1.00  3h 40m 21.970s  ( +4m 10.609s ) 200 Jim Robbins
7 Lloyd Ruby 0  3h 40m 39.950s  ( +4m 28.590s ) 200 J.C. Agajanian
8 Bob Veith 0  3h 41m 28.840s  ( +5m 17.479s ) 200 Peter Schmidt
9 Bud Tingelstad 0  3h 44m 31.270s  ( +8m 19.909s ) 200 Jim Robbins
10 Bob Christie 0  3h 44m 51.640s  ( +8m 40.279s ) 200 Federal Engineering
11 Red Amick 0  3h 47m 21.940s  ( +11m 10.580s ) 200 King O'Lawn/Leonard Faas
12 Duane Carter 0  3h 47m 28.560s  ( +11m 17.199s ) 200 Thompson / Ensley & Murphy
13 Bill Homeier 0  3h 48m 22.070s  ( +12m 10.710s ) 200 Ridgewood Builders
14 Gene Hartley 0   196 Sumar/Chapman Root
15 Chuck Stevenson 0   196 Leader Card 500
16 Bobby Grim 0   194 William Forbes
17 Shorty Templeman 0   191 Federal Engineering
18 Jim Hurtubise 0  Connecting rod 185 Travelon Trailer / Ernest Ruiz
19 Jimmy Bryan 0  Fuel pump 152 Metal-Cal
20 Troy Ruttman 0  Rear axle 134 John Zink
21 Eddie Sachs 0  Magneto 132 Dean Van Lines
22 Don Freeland 0  Magneto 129 Ross-Babcock Traveler Racing
23 Tony Bettenhausen 0  Connecting rod 125 Lindsey Hopkins
24 Wayne Weiler 0  Accident 103 Ansted Rotary
25 Aj Foyt 0  Clutch 90 Bowes Seal Fast Racing
26 Eddie Russo 0  Accident 84 Go-Kart/C.O. Prather
27 Johnny Boyd 0  Engine 77 Bowes Seal Fast Racing
28 Gene Force 0  Brakes 74 Roy McKay
29 Jim Mcwithey 0  Brakes 60 Hoover Motor Express
30 Len Sutton 0  Engine 47 S-R Racing/Salemi & Rini
31 Dick Rathmann 0  Brakes 42 Jim Robbins
32 Al Herman 0  Clutch 34 Joe Hunt Magneto
33 Dempsey Wilson 0  Magneto 11 Bryant Heating
nq Chuck Arnold 0     Fred Gerhardt
nq Jimmy Daywalt 0     Bryant Heating
nq Jack Turner 0     Kelso Auto Dynamics
nq Al Keller 0     McKay's Bulldog
nq Norm Hall 0     Ridgewood Builders
nq Ebb Rose 0     John Zink
nq Chuck Hulse 0     H.A. Chapman
nq Jack Rounds 0     Hart Fullerton
nq Lee Drollinger 0     Ray Brady
nq Bob Cleberg 0     Detroiter Mobil Homes
nq Chuck Hulse 0     Bob Sorenson
nq Jim Packard 0     Sclavi & Amos
nq Russ Congdon 0     Hall-Mar
nq Chuck Rodee 0     Dunn Engineering

Qualifying Results for the 1960 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Eddie Sachs 4m 5.58s Dean Van Lines
2 Jim Rathmann 4m 5.95s Ken-Paul
3 Rodger Ward 4m 7.32s Leader Card 500
4 Dick Rathmann 4m 7.35s Jim Robbins
5 Len Sutton 4m 7.52s S-R Racing/Salemi & Rini
6 Troy Ruttman 4m 7.65s John Zink
7 Eddie Johnson 4m 8.27s Jim Robbins
8 Don Branson 4m 8.7s Bob Estes
9 Chuck Stevenson 4m 8.85s Leader Card 500
10 Jimmy Bryan 4m 9.08s Metal-Cal
11 Don Freeland 4m 9.39s Ross-Babcock Traveler Racing
12 Lloyd Ruby 4m 9.64s J.C. Agajanian
13 Johnny Boyd 4m 10.4s Bowes Seal Fast Racing
14 Bob Christie 4m 10.63s Federal Engineering
15 Wayne Weiler 4m 10.85s Ansted Rotary
17 Johnny Thomson 4m 5.83s Adams Quarter Horse Racing
18 Tony Bettenhausen 4m 7.91s Lindsey Hopkins
19 Shorty Templeman 4m 10.25s Federal Engineering
20 Gene Force 4m 10.92s Roy McKay
21 Bobby Grim 4m 11.47s William Forbes
22 Red Amick 4m 11.6s King O'Lawn/Leonard Faas
23 Jim Hurtubise 4m 1.52s Travelon Trailer / Ernest Ruiz
24 Gene Hartley 4m 10.18s Sumar/Chapman Root
25 Bob Veith 4m 11.11s Peter Schmidt
26 Paul Goldsmith 4m 12.13s Norman Demler
27 Duane Carter 4m 12.4s Thompson / Ensley & Murphy
28 Bud Tingelstad 4m 12.89s Jim Robbins
29 Eddie Russo 4m 13.16s Go-Kart/C.O. Prather
30 Al Herman 4m 13.81s Joe Hunt Magneto
31 Bill Homeier 4m 14.87s Ridgewood Builders
32 Jim Mcwithey 4m 16.45s Hoover Motor Express
33 Dempsey Wilson 4m 11.37s Bryant Heating
0 Aj Foyt 0 Bowes Seal Fast Racing
0 Chuck Arnold 0 Fred Gerhardt
0 Jimmy Daywalt 0 Bryant Heating
0 Jack Turner 0 Kelso Auto Dynamics
0 Al Keller 0 McKay's Bulldog
0 Norm Hall 0 Ridgewood Builders
0 Ebb Rose 0 John Zink
0 Chuck Hulse 0 H.A. Chapman
0 Jack Rounds 0 Hart Fullerton
0 Lee Drollinger 0 Ray Brady
0 Bob Cleberg 0 Detroiter Mobil Homes
0 Chuck Hulse 0 Bob Sorenson
0 Jim Packard 0 Sclavi & Amos
0 Russ Congdon 0 Hall-Mar
0 Chuck Rodee 0 Dunn Engineering

List of all cars for the 1960 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Kurtis Kraft 500H

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Ewing ?? 1959

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500G

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Meskowski ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma ?? 1956

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500J

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Dunn ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Moore ?? 1959

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Epperly ?? 1959

Offenhauser

Curtis ?? 1958

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Gerhardt ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Epperly ?? 1958

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Salih ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky ?? 1956

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Watson ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500E

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Phillips ?? 1959

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma ?? 1959

Offenhauser

Kuzma ?? 1958

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Watson ?? 1958

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Ewing ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Salih ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Trevis ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Christiansen ?? 1959

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500C

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky ?? 1959

Offenhauser

Watson ?? 1959

Offenhauser

Epperly ?? 1960

Offenhauser L4 4.5