Wednesday, October 16, 2019

1960 – Hurtubise Wins Reading Event


Jim Hurtubise



Reading, Penn. October 16, 1960) - Jim Hurtubise of Speedway, Ind., won the feature sprint car race at the Reading Fairgrounds.

He led the entire 30-lap, 15-mile race and received $700 for his victory in a field of 16 cars.

No time was kept because two cars spun out of control and their engines stopped, forcing the other drivers to slow up for several laps under a yellow flag.

Hurtubise also won $150 for the fastest qualifying time - 24.51 seconds - in the United States Auto Club competition.

A.J. Foyt of Houston, Tex., was second, followed by: Don Branson, Urbana, Ill., Leroy Neumeyer, Compton, Cal.; Jim McWithey, Indianapolis; Red Riegel, Leesport, Penn.; Bill Brown, Collegeville, Penn.; Chuck Arnold, Stamford, Conn., and Bud Tingelstad, Dayton, Ohio.


Results –


1. Jim Hurtubise
2. A.J. Foyt
3. Don Branson
4. Leroy Neumeyer
5. Jim McWithey
6. Red Riegel
7. Bill Brown
8. Chuck Arnold
9. Bud Tinglestad
10. Jiggs Peters

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