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1960 Monaco GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateMonday 30 May 1960
Start time14:00
EventIndianapolis 500
CircuitIndianapolis
Event FormatRace of 200 laps
Race8 of 21
Championship race87
Circuit
Laps200
Circuit Perimeter4023 m
Race Distance4023 × 200 = 804.600 km
Grid Format3-3-3-3
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries33
Qualifiers33
Finishers16
Championship Debutants
Bud Tingelstad (Driver),
Jim Hurtubise (Driver),
Lloyd Ruby (Driver),
Wayne Weiler (Driver),
Meskowski (Car Manufacturer),
Meskowski (Car Model),
C.O. Prather (Entrant),
Hoover Motor Express Inc (Entrant),
   J. Ensley & S. Murphy (Entrant),
Joe Hunt (Entrant),
Ken-Paul Inc (Entrant),
Leonard A. Faas (Entrant),
Norman Hall (Entrant),
Peter Salemi & Nick Rini (Entrant),
William P Forbes (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 4 - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 7 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Bob Estes - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Dean Van Lines - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Duane Carter - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Eddie Sachs - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Ewing - 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
J.C. Agajanian - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jim Rathmann - 1st Win (Driver)
Jim Robbins - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ken-Paul Inc - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Ken-Paul Inc - 1st Win (Entrant)
Offenhauser - 10th Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Watson - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Watson - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Highest 8th Place Finish RatioMeskowski (50.00%),
2. Most 30th Place QualificationsAl Herman (2)
Records Extended 1. Most 14th Place FinishesKurtis Kraft (5),
2. Most 24th Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (8),
3. Most 29th Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (4),
4. Most 33rd Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (8)

Championships
1 Bruce McLaren 14 
same
2 Stirling Moss 10 
same
3 Jim Rathmann 8 
up
4 Cliff Allison 6 
down
 Rodger Ward 6 
up
6 Phil Hill 4 
down
 Paul Goldsmith 4 
up
8 Don Branson 3 
up
 Tony Brooks 3 
down
 Carlos Menditéguy 3 
down
11 Wolfgang von Trips 2 
down
 Johnny Thomson 2 
up
 Maurice Trintignant 2 
down
 Jo Bonnier 2 
down
15 Innes Ireland 1 
down
 Richie Ginther 1 
down
 Eddie Johnson 1 
up
1 Cooper / Climax 14 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 10 
same
3 Lotus / Climax 9 
same
4 Cooper / Maserati 3 
same
5 BRM / BRM 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 4Car 6Car 4
EntrantKen-Paul IncDean Van LinesKen-Paul Inc
DriverJim RathmannEddie SachsJim Rathmann
CarWatsonEwingWatson
EngineOffenhauser 4.5 L4Offenhauser 4.5 L4Offenhauser 4.5 L4
Time3:36'11.364'05.581'01.59
Speed223.304 km/h235.895 km/h235.149 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led