1960-3-Indianapolis

 

1960 Indianapolis 500
30 May – Indianapolis: 804.672km (4.023 x 200 laps)

Pole Position: Eddie Sachs, Ewing-Offenhauser, 1:01.395

Results
 1  Jim Rathmann             Watson-Offenhauser            3:36:11.360 (223.277 km/h)
 2  Rodger Ward              Watson-Offenhauser            200 laps
 3  Paul Goldsmith           Epperly-Offenhauser           200
 4  Don Branson              Phillips-Offenhauser          200
 5  Johnny Thomson           Lesovsky-Offenhauser          200
 6  Eddie Johnson            Trevis-Offenhauser            200
 7  Lloyd Ruby               Watson-Offenhauser            200
 8  Bob Veith                Meskowski-Offenhauser         200
 9  Bud Tingelstad           Trevis-Offenhauser            200
10  Bob Christie             KK500C-Offenhauser            200
11  Red Amick                Salih-Offenhauser             200
12  Duane Carter             Kuzma-Offenhauser             200
13  Bill Homeier             Kuzma-Offenhauser             200
14  Gene Hartley             KK500G-Offenhauser            -   4 (Flagged)
15  Chuck Stevenson          Watson-Offenhauser            -   4 (Flagged)
16  Bobby Grim               Meskowski-Offenhauser         -   6 (Flagged)
17  Shorty Templeman         KK500C-Offenhauser            -   9 (Flagged)
18  Jim Hurtubise            Christensen-Offenhauser       -  15 (Rod)
19  Jimmy Bryan              Epperly-Offenhauser           -  48 (Fuel Pump)
20  Troy Ruttman             Watson-Offenhauser            -  66 (Rear End Gear)
21  Eddie Sachs              Ewing-Offenhauser             -  68 (Magneto)
22  Don Freeland             KK500H-Offenhauser            -  71 (Magneto)
23  Tony Bettenhausen Sr.    Watson-Offenhauser            -  75 (Rod)
24  Wayne Weiler             Epperly-Offenhauser           -  97 (Accident)
25  A.J. Foyt Jr.            KK500J-Offenhauser            - 110 (Clutch)
26  Eddie Russo              KK500G-Offenhauser            - 116 (Accident)
27  Johnny Boyd              Epperly-Offenhauser           - 123 (Piston)
28  Gene Force               KK500J-Offenhauser            - 126 (Brakes)
29  Jim McWithey             Epperly-Offenhauser           - 140 (Brakes)
30  Len Sutton               Watson-Offenhauser            - 153 (Piston)
31  Dick Rathmann            Watson-Offenhauser            - 158 (Brake Line)
32  Al Herman                Ewing-Offenhauser             - 166 (Clutch)
33  Dempsey Wilson           KK500G-Offenhauser            - 189 (Magneto)

Fastest lap: Jim Rathmann, Watson-Offenhauser, 1:01.590 (235.119 km/h)


Race leaders:
    Rodger Ward                 1      (1 lap  =   4.023 km)
    Eddie Sachs                 2-  3  (2 laps =   8.045 km)
    Rodger Ward                 4- 18 (15 laps =  60.338 km)
    Troy Ruttman               19- 24  (6 laps =  24.135 km)
    Jim Rathmann               25- 37 (13 laps =  52.293 km)
    Rodger Ward                38- 41  (4 laps =  16.090 km)
    Eddie Sachs                42- 51 (10 laps =  40.225 km)
    Troy Ruttman               52- 56  (5 laps =  20.113 km)
    Eddie Sachs                57- 61  (5 laps =  20.113 km)
    Jim Rathmann               62- 69  (8 laps =  32.180 km)
    Eddie Sachs                70- 72  (3 laps =  12.068 km)
    Jim Rathmann               73- 74  (2 laps =   8.045 km)
    Eddie Sachs                75      (1 lap  =   4.023 km)
    Jim Rathmann               76- 85 (10 laps =  40.225 km)
    Johnny Thomson             86- 95 (10 laps =  40.225 km)
    Jim Rathmann               96-122 (27 laps = 108.608 km)
    Rodger Ward               123-127  (5 laps =  20.113 km)
    Jim Rathmann              128-141 (14 laps =  56.315 km)
    Rodger Ward               142-146  (5 laps =  20.113 km)
    Jim Rathmann              147      (1 lap  =   4.023 km)
    Rodger Ward               148-151  (4 laps =  16.090 km)
    Jim Rathmann              152-162 (11 laps =  44.248 km)
    Rodger Ward               163-169  (7 laps =  28.158 km)
    Jim Rathmann              170      (1 lap  =   4.023 km)
    Rodger Ward               171-177  (7 laps =  28.158 km)
    Jim Rathmann              178-182  (5 laps =  20.113 km)
    Rodger Ward               183-189  (7 laps =  28.158 km)
    Jim Rathmann              190-193  (4 laps =  16.090 km)
    Rodger Ward               194-196  (3 laps =  12.068 km)
    Jim Rathmann              197-200  (4 laps =  16.090 km)

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                                Starting Grid 
 
 1. Eddie Sachs               Ewing-Offenhauser            1:01.395 (235.866 km/h)
 2. Jim Rathmann              Watson-Offenhauser          +   0.092
 3. Rodger Ward               Watson-Offenhauser          +   0.435
 4. Dick Rathmann             Watson-Offenhauser          +   0.442
 5. Len Sutton                Watson-Offenhauser          +   0.485
 6. Troy Ruttman              Watson-Offenhauser          +   0.518
 7. Eddie Johnson             Trevis-Offenhauser          +   0.673
 8. Don Branson               Phillips-Offenhauser        +   0.780
 9. Chuck Stevenson           Watson-Offenhauser          +   0.818
10. Jimmy Bryan               Epperly-Offenhauser         +   0.875
11. Don Freeland              KK500H-Offenhauser          +   0.952
12. Lloyd Ruby                Watson-Offenhauser          +   1.015
13. Johnny Boyd               Epperly-Offenhauser         +   1.205
14. Bob Christie              KK500C-Offenhauser          +   1.262
15. Wayne Weiler              Epperly-Offenhauser         +   1.317
16. A.J. Foyt Jr.             KK500J-Offenhauser          +   1.338
17. Johnny Thomson            Lesovsky-Offenhauser        +   0.062
18. Tony Bettenhausen Sr.     Watson-Offenhauser          +   0.582
19. Shorty Templeman          KK500C-Offenhauser          +   1.167
20. Gene Force                KK500J-Offenhauser          +   1.335
21. Bobby Grim                Meskowski-Offenhauser       +   1.473
22. Red Amick                 Salih-Offenhauser           +   1.505
23. Jim Hurtubise             Christensen-Offenhauser     +   1.015
24. Gene Hartley              KK500G-Offenhauser          +   1.150
25. Bob Veith                 Meskowski-Offenhauser       +   1.383
26. Paul Goldsmith            Epperly-Offenhauser         +   1.638
27. Duane Carter              Kuzma-Offenhauser           +   1.705
28. Bud Tingelstad            Trevis-Offenhauser          +   1.828
29. Eddie Russo               KK500G-Offenhauser          +   1.895
30. Al Herman                 Ewing-Offenhauser           +   2.058
31. Bill Homeier              Kuzma-Offenhauser           +   2.323
32. Jim McWithey              Epperly-Offenhauser         +   2.717
33. Dempsey Wilson            KK500G-Offenhauser          +   3.447