1961 USAC Road Racing Championship season

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1961 USAC Road Racing Championship season
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The 1961 USAC Road Racing Championship season was the fourth season of the USAC Road Racing Championship. It began June 25, 1961, and ended October 22, 1961, after four races. Ken Miles won the season championship.


Rnd Race Length Circuit Location Date
1 Hoosier Grand Prix 200 mi (320 km) Indianapolis Raceway Park Clermont, Indiana June 25
2 Continental Divide 200 200 mi (320 km) Continental Divide Raceway Castle Rock, Colorado July 2
3 Grand Prix for Sports Cars 200 mi (320 km) Riverside International Raceway Riverside, California October 15
4 San Francisco Examiner Pacific Grand Prix 200 mi (320 km) Laguna Seca Raceway Monterey, California October 22

Season results[edit]

Rnd Circuit Winning Team Results
Winning Driver(s)
1 IRP #6 Harry Woodnorth Results
United States Augie Pabst
2 Castle Rock #9 Crandall Industries Results
United Kingdom Ken Miles
3 Riverside #4 Brabham Racing Org., Ltd. Results
Australia Jack Brabham
4 Laguna Seca #7 UDT-Laystall Racing Team Results
United Kingdom Stirling Moss

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