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USAC Road Racing Championship 1961 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC Road Racing Championship 1961

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Ken MilesPorsche 718 RS 61
0
Flag Arthur A AbrahamsChevrolet Corvette
0
Flag Charles F BaldwinChuck BaldwinOld Yeller Mk II (Buick)
0
Flag Felix BallardKurtis (Corvette)
0
Flag John BarlassDon SkogmoJaguar D Type
0
Flag Steve BaughmanMaserati 200SI
0
Flag Bob BondurantChevrolet Corvette
0
Flag Jo BonnierPorsche 718 RS61
0
Flag Jack BrabhamBrabham Racing Organisation LtdCooper Monaco T57 (Climax)
0
Flag Alan ConnellMaserati Tipo 61 (Ferrari)
0
Flag George ConstantineJohn BunchFerrari 250 TR
0
Flag Paul B CunninghamKurtis (Pontiac)
0
Flag Chuck DaighGeorge LehmannScarab Mk II (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Jimmy DaywaltBud GatesLister (Chevrolet)
0
Flag William H DixonBill DixonMaserati 300S (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Bob DonnerBob DonnerPorsche 718 RS 61
0
Flag Bob DrakeHaskell WexlerOld Yeller Mk III (Buick)
Cooper Monaco


0
Flag Robert EdmisonMercedes-Benz 300 SL (Corvette)
0
Flag Jim EichhornDevin Special (Volkswagen)
0
Flag George FollmerPorsche 550 RS
0
Flag Olivier GendebienUDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus 19 (Climax)
0
Flag Andre GessnerTwareg Mk II
0
Flag Jerry GrantDick HahnFerrari 250 TR
0
Flag George GrinzewitschCooper Monaco T49 (Climax)
0
Flag Dan GurneyArciero BrothersLotus 19 Monte Carlo (Climax)
0
Flag Jim HallTroutman-BarnesChaparral 1 (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Walt HansgenAlfred MomoMaserati Tipo 61
Maserati Tipo 63


0
Flag Bob HarrisBill CampbellCampbell Special (Corvette)
0
Flag Eric HauserSorrell-Larkin Special
0
Flag Ray HeppenstallOsca
0
Flag Steve HerrickPorsche 718 RS 60
0
Flag Harry HeuerScarab Mk II (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Bob HolbertPorsche 718 RS 61
0
Flag Skip HudsonFerrari 412 MI
0
Flag Donald HuletteFrank ArcieroFerrari (Maserati)
0
Flag Ron HunterDon UhlOsca (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Bob HurtRobert HurtFerrari 250 TR
0
Flag Don W IvesPorsche 718 RSK
0
Flag Louis KaplanChevrolet Corvette
0
Flag Loyal KatskeeChevrolet Corvette
0
Flag Charles KessingerMaserati 450S
0
Flag Mac KnightOsca
0
Flag George H Koehne Jr
0
Flag Bill KrauseFrank Arciero, Bill KrauseJaguar D Type (Corvette)
Lotus 19 (Climax)
Maserati Tipo 61




0
Flag Richard LewisJesse TidwellRoad Runner (Chevrolet)
0
Flag William R LewisPorsche
0
Flag Dave MacDonaldOld Yeller Mk V (Corvette)
0
Flag Leo MayGemini
0
Flag Jack McAfeePorsche 718 RSK
0
Flag Bruce McLarenPeter Berry Racing LtdCooper Monaco T57 (Climax)
0
Flag Stirling MossUDT-Laystall Racing TeamLotus 19 Monte Carlo (Climax)
0
Flag Harry MuhlbachChevrolet Corvette
0
Flag Jack NethercuttJack NethercuttLotus 19 (Climax)
0
Flag Augie PabstHarry Woodnorth, Alfred MomoScarab Mk II (Chevrolet)
Maserati Tipo 63


0
Flag Chuck ParsonsCharles W ParsonsMaserati Tipo 61
0
Flag Scooter PatrickPorsche PAM Special
0
Flag Roger PenskeJohn M Wyatt IIICooper Monaco T57 (Climax)
0
Flag Dave RidenourCharles RidenourLister Costin (Jaguar)
0
Flag Leon RobertsonLeon RobertsonCooper (Climax)
0
Flag Ricardo RodriguezNorth American Racing TeamFerrari 250 TRI/61
0
Flag Lloyd RubyJ Frank HarrisonMaserati 450S
0
Flag Peter RyanAutosport-ComstockLotus 19 Monte Carlo (Climax)
0
Flag Chuck SargentChuck SargentMaserati Tipo 61
0
Flag Bob (Robert) SchroederRichard HallMaserati Tipo 61
0
Flag Don SkogmoMaserati Tipo 61
0
Flag Lew SpencerPhil KondratiefDevin VKI (Corvette)
0
Flag Len SuttonLister (Chevrolet)
0
Flag Herbert SwanPorsche 718 RS 60
0
Flag Dick ThompsonAlfred MomoMaserati Tipo 60
0
Flag James ThompsonAlfa Romeo
0
Flag Chuck TowersFerrari TR 3.5
0
Flag Rodger WardLeader Card RacingPorsche 550 RS Spyder
Cooper Monaco (Buick)


0
Flag John Max WolfeBob DonnerPorsche 718 RSK
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Stirling Moss
2
Most pole positionsFlag Bill Krause
1
Flag Bob Holbert
1
Flag Jack Brabham
1
Flag Dan Gurney
1
Most podium positionsFlag Ken Miles
3
Flag Jack Brabham
3
Most podium positions without a winFlag Chuck Sargent
2
Flag Bob Donner
2
Flag Dan Gurney
2
Most fastest race lapsFlag Augie Pabst
1
Flag Bob Holbert
1
Flag Bruce McLaren
1
Flag Dan Gurney
1

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
87.7%U.S.A.Flag Lloyd Ruby, Augie Pabst, Len Sutton, Chuck Sargent, Rodger Ward, Jimmy Daywalt, Scooter Patrick, Herbert Swan, Don Skogmo, Leo May, William R Lewis, Loyal Katskee, Steve Baughman, James Thompson, Arthur A Abrahams, George H Koehne Jr, Bill Krause, John Barlass, Ray Heppenstall, Andre Gessner, Felix Ballard, Mac Knight, Chuck Towers, Bob Holbert, Louis Kaplan, Bob Donner, Steve Herrick, Don W Ives, Jim Eichhorn, Ron Hunter, Harry Muhlbach, Alan Connell, John Max Wolfe, Jim Hall, Roger Penske, Bob Drake, Jack McAfee, Dan Gurney, Dick Thompson, Harry Heuer, Bob Harris, Jerry Grant, George Constantine, Paul B Cunningham, George Follmer, Leon Robertson, Chuck Parsons, Lew Spencer, Donald Hulette, George Grinzewitsch, Chuck Daigh, Walt Hansgen, Bob (Robert) Schroeder, Charles Kessinger, Bob Hurt, Robert Edmison, Skip Hudson, Eric Hauser, Bob Bondurant, Dave MacDonald, Dave Ridenour, Richard Lewis, Jack Nethercutt, William H Dixon64
2.7%Great BritainFlag Ken Miles, Stirling Moss2
2.7%MexicoFlag Charles F Baldwin, Ricardo Rodriguez2
1.4%SwedenFlag Jo Bonnier1
1.4%AustraliaFlag Jack Brabham1
1.4%New ZealandFlag Bruce McLaren1
1.4%BelgiumFlag Olivier Gendebien1
1.4%CanadaFlag Peter Ryan1

Individual driver statistics for the 1961 USAC Road Racing Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Abrahams, Arthur AFlag n/a40000
Baldwin, Charles FFlag n/a10000
Ballard, FelixFlag n/a20000
Barlass, JohnFlag n/a30000
Baughman, SteveFlag n/a50000
Bondurant, BobFlag 28 y/o10000
Bonnier, JoFlag 31 y/o20000
Brabham, JackFlag 35 y/o31310
Connell, AlanFlag 37 y/o20000
Constantine, GeorgeFlag 43 y/o10000
Cunningham, Paul BFlag n/a10000
Daigh, ChuckFlag 37 y/o30000
Daywalt, JimmyFlag 36 y/o20000
Dixon, William HFlag n/a10000
Donner, BobFlag 30 y/o30200
Drake, BobFlag 41 y/o30000
Edmison, RobertFlag n/a10000
Eichhorn, JimFlag 23 y/o10000
Follmer, GeorgeFlag 27 y/o10000
Gendebien, OlivierFlag 37 y/o30000
Gessner, AndreFlag n/a30000
Grant, JerryFlag 26 y/o10000
Grinzewitsch, GeorgeFlag n/a10000
Gurney, DanFlag 30 y/o30211
Hall, JimFlag 25 y/o30100
Hansgen, WaltFlag 41 y/o20000
Harris, BobFlag 34 y/o10000
Hauser, EricFlag n/a00000
Heppenstall, RayFlag 29 y/o10000
Herrick, SteveFlag n/a30000
Heuer, HarryFlag 25 y/o30000
Holbert, BobFlag 38 y/o31111
Hudson, SkipFlag 30 y/o00000
Hulette, DonaldFlag n/a30000
Hunter, RonFlag 25 y/o20000
Hurt, BobFlag 21 y/o20000
Ives, Don WFlag n/a20000
Kaplan, LouisFlag n/a10000
Katskee, LoyalFlag 47 y/o40000
Kessinger, CharlesFlag n/a00000
Knight, MacFlag n/a10000
Koehne Jr, George HFlag 43 y/o40000
Krause, BillFlag 28 y/o20010
Lewis, RichardFlag n/a00000
Lewis, William RFlag n/a20000
MacDonald, DaveFlag 24 y/o10000
May, LeoFlag n/a20000
McAfee, JackFlag 38 y/o30000
McLaren, BruceFlag 23 y/o30101
Miles, KenFlag 42 y/o71300
Moss, StirlingFlag 31 y/o32200
Muhlbach, HarryFlag n/a20000
Nethercutt, JackFlag n/a00000
Pabst, AugieFlag 27 y/o41201
Parsons, ChuckFlag 37 y/o30000
Patrick, ScooterFlag 28 y/o60000
Penske, RogerFlag 24 y/o30000
Ridenour, DaveFlag n/a10000
Robertson, LeonFlag n/a10000
Rodriguez, RicardoFlag 19 y/o00000
Ruby, LloydFlag 33 y/o21200
Ryan, PeterFlag 21 y/o30000
Sargent, ChuckFlag n/a60200
Schroeder, Bob (Robert)Flag 34 y/o00000
Skogmo, DonFlag n/a40000
Spencer, LewFlag n/a10000
Sutton, LenFlag 35 y/o20000
Swan, HerbertFlag n/a20000
Thompson, DickFlag 40 y/o30000
Thompson, JamesFlag n/a20000
Towers, ChuckFlag n/a30000
Ward, RodgerFlag 40 y/o70000
Wolfe, John MaxFlag n/a00000
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