1961 Sacramento Indycars in USAC at the Sacramento circuit. Full information

1961 Sacramento Indycars

1961 Sacramento Indycars is 70th USAC race. Passed at the Sacramento circuit. Shorty Templeman won the pole position, Rodger Ward won this race. This was his 13th victory. Parnelli Jones and Bobby Marshman also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 100 laps (161 km).

Previous race: 1961 Indiana State Fair Indycars
Next race: 1962 Trenton Indycars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1961 Sacramento Indycars

7th victory for the Leader Card Racers team
13th victory for the Rodger Ward
24th podium for the Rodger Ward
3rd podium for the Parnelli Jones
2nd podium for the Bobby Marshman

1961 Sacramento Indycars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Rodger Ward Watson D, #2 200 1h 7m 35s 0 Leader Card Racers
2 Parnelli Jones Lesovsky D, #98 160 99 laps 0 JC Agajanian
3 Bobby Marshman Meskowski D, #44 140 98 laps 0 Walter Meskowski
4 Len Sutton Vollstedt D, #66 120 98 laps 0 Vollstedt Enterprises
5 Cotton Farmer Kuzma ? 1961, #81 100 98 laps 0 Pete Salemi
6 Elmer George Kurtis Kraft 4000D, #21 80 97 laps 0 Mari Hulman George
7 Don Branson Kuzma D, #5 60 97 laps 0 Lindsey Hopkins Racing
8 Don Davis Kuzma D, #51 50 97 laps 0 Harlan Fike
9 Ronnie Duman Meskowski D, #72 40 97 laps 0 Milan Bursac
10 Jim McElreath Meskowski D, #45 30 96 laps 0 Fred Gerhardt
11 Roger McCluskey Meskowski D, #6 20 82 laps Engine 0 Fred Sclavi
12 AJ Foyt jr Meskowski D, #1 10 74 laps Piston 0 Bignotti-Bowes Racing Associates
13 Red Riegel Meskowski D, #96 0 70 laps Spun 0 Lee S Glessner
14 Jim Hurtubise Kuzma D, #56 0 64 laps Spun 0 Barnett Brothers
15 Dempsey Wilson Kuzma D, #55 0 57 laps Black flagged 0 Lysle Greenman
16 Shorty Templeman Meskowski D, #7 0 40 laps Engine 0 Bill Forbes Racing
17 Ray Wearne Kurtis Kraft 3000D, #90 0 10 laps Black flagged 0 Edward Connor
18 Al Keller Phillips D, #19 0 5 laps Piston 0 Bruce Homeyer

List of all cars for the 1961 Sacramento Indycars on the Sacramento circuit

Vollstedt D

Offenhauser

Watson D

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Meskowski D

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Kuzma ? 1961

Offenhauser

Kuzma D

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Lesovsky D

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Meskowski D

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Kuzma D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Meskowski D

Offenhauser

Meskowski D

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Phillips D

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 4000D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma D

Offenhauser