1961 Sept. 13th - 16th

Missoula to Fairview traveling Highway 20 (now 200) the entire way.

Sept. 16th. Missoula to Lincoln to Great Falls

Sept. 17th. Great Falls to Stanford to Lewistown

Sept. 18th. Lewistown to Jordan to Circle

Sept. 19th. Circle to Fairview

Advertised mileage 575 or 552. Actual mileage (based on trip planner) 540 miles.

Average speed based on advertised mileage.

Pos. Driver Hometown State Car No. Time Avg. Speed (575) Avg. Speed (552)
1 Evan Lingle and Ensel Berg Circle MT 16 11:25:51 50.3 48.29
2 Ray Habel Dutton MT 8 12:04:36 47.61 45.71
3 Tom Stanton Jordan MT 1 12:18:37 46.71 44.84
4 Melvin Lingle Wolf Point MT 21 12:23:39 46.39 44.54
5 Leroy Schelly Great Falls MT 7 12:26:39 46.21 44.36
6 George Fitzgerald Jordan MT 15 12:48:36 44.89 43.09
7 Clifford De Jong Oskaloosa IA 9 13:04:59 43.95 42.19
8 John Frick Dutton MT 14 13:17:07 43.28 41.55
9 Hi-line Antique Auto Club Rudyard MT 11 13:18:25 43.21 41.48
10 Paul Winebarger 29 Palms CA 10 13:25:20 42.84 41.13
11 Joe Hoover Los Angeles CA 3 13:40:20 42.06 40.37
12 Bill Giese East Fairview ND 12 14:09:40 40.6 38.98
13 Ed Towe Circle MT 22 14:15:27 40.33 38.72
14 Bill Walters Bozeman MT 2 14:25:11 39.88 38.28
15 Claude Sims Cat Creek MT 4 15:25:02 37.3 35.8
16 Joe Walsh and Tom Watson White Sulphur Springs MT 17 15:31:08 37.05 35.57
17 A. B. Lee Saratoga IA 19 16:03:03 35.82 34.39
18 Lewis Rector San Leandro CA 6 16:16:29 35.33 33.92
19 Russell Gensemer Bozeman MT 18 16:53:34 34.04 32.68
20 Jim Gendreau Great Falls MT 5 16:56:45 33.93 32.57
  Fred Upshaw Los Angeles CA 13 did not finish  
  Judge Brownlee and Arndt Zeller Missoula MT 20 did not finish  
  John Foos Laurel MT 23 ran in last two days only  
  Norman Kerr Jordan MT 24 ran in last day only  

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