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Held on May 27, 1961 at Anderson Speedway in Anderson, IN
500 L, 125 M, 201 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 5 71 Jim McElreath 500 338 Running
2 1 37 Clare Lawicki 485 9 Running
3 4 35 Red Renner 478 0 Running
4 2 1 Dick Carter 470 0 Running
5 9 87 Bill Kimmel 462 0 Running
6 7 33 Woody Huntington 454 0 Running
7 13 23 Jim McCune 433 0 Running
8 24 53 Al Beale 429 0 Running
9 15 26 Jim Murphy 426 0 Running
10 27 4 Bob King 419 0 Running
11 23 7 Don Friend 416 0 Running
12 16 28 Johnny Noble 411 0 Running
13 29 47 Hank Stickney 404 0 Running
14 18 27 Dick Kuenstler 395 0 Running
15 8 65 Calvin Gilstrap 384 0 Running
16 32 16 Allen Barr 373 0 Running
17 12 25 Leon Wieske 342 0 Running
18 22 0 Rollie Beale 326 0 Mechanical
19 3 20 Dick Pratt 226 153 Mechanical
20 20 66 Norm Rust 144 0 Mechanical
21 26 3 Cy Fairchild 104 0 Mechanical
22 28 6 Frank Toth 77 0 Accident
23 17 5 Hark Arnoldi 74 0 Mechanical
24 6 91 Danny Cravens 73 0 Mechanical
25 25 80 Hugh Randall 71 0 Mechanical
26 30 22 Don Bunch 66 0 Mechanical
27 11 39 Serg Tesolin 53 0 Mechanical
28 19 40 Paul Montigue, Jr. 21 0 Mechanical
29 21 73 Bud Sterrett 10 0 Mechanical
30 14 52 Bob Pratt 1 0 Mechanical
31 31 29 Harold Stonerock 1 0 Mechanical
32 10 70 Leroy Neumeyer 1 0 Mechanical
33 33 92 Ray Duckworth 1 0 Mechanical
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 2h:13:57.17
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 2 among 3 drivers - Clare Lawicki 1-9; Dick Pratt 10-162; Jim McElreath 163-500.