MARLBORO MOTOR RACEWAY   SCCA Nationals 1961







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1961 Results
 
Hal Keck's early wins came in
Corvettes.  Here is his winning
car in 1961
Bob Johnson came in from
Ohio but could not do better
than 6th OA and 5th in BP
Johnson wheels #13  out of
Cappy's and onto the oval
Joe Buzzetta's Carrera heads to 4th
in BP ahead of Reed Andrew's Frazer Nash 4th in CP
Stefan Swaree's White Carrerra could
do no better than 8th against
the big iron in BP
Ed Meyers races Pierre Mion and
Reed. They battled hard and finished 13-14-15 Mion-Meyers-Reed
John Caley's Corvette chased
Keck to second OA and 2nd BP
Bob Bucher in Ferrari Berlinetta
was 3rd OA but the only car in his
class and got no points
The very pretty Lola of
Bill Wilbourne was 3rd in GM
Charlie Kurtz starts his champ
season with 2nd place in GM
with the Lola Mk 1
Doug Diffendorf  won a hotly contested DP race, here Nagle Bridwell's Porsche  follows  Diffendorf's Siata leads Reed Rollo's Alfa.  Rollo finished 4th Early in the race Chuck Stoddard's
Alfa leads the Siata and Bridwell. 
Stoddard would finish 2nd
Bill Malion's Turner podiumed in
3rd place for DP
 Ed Astri leads Malion here, but faded
to 5th by the end of the race