A.J. Foyt and Parnelli Jones in Hoosier Hundred Race, September 16, 1961

Summary

Parnelli Jones (left) and A.J. Foyt charge around the dirt track at the Indiana State Fairgrounds during the 1961 Hoosier Hundred in Indianapolis. Foyt won the 100-mile/100-lap event with an average race speed of 92.369 miles per hour. Jones bowed out on lap 78 due to problems with his car's rear end.

Parnelli Jones (left) and A.J. Foyt charge around the dirt track at the Indiana State Fairgrounds during the 1961 Hoosier Hundred in Indianapolis. Foyt won the 100-mile/100-lap event with an average race speed of 92.369 miles per hour. Jones bowed out on lap 78 due to problems with his car's rear end.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

16 September 1961

Subject Date

16 September 1961

Creators

Posey, John W. 

Creator Notes

Photographed by John W. Posey.

Collection Title

Phil Harms Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.103.36

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Safety film

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.375 in

Width: 4.5 in

Inscriptions

On envelope: Hoosier Hundred, 9/16/1961

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