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1961 Winner

Driver: A.J. Foyt

A.J. Foyt won his first of four Indianapolis 500s in 1961, driving a Bowes Seal Fast-sponsored, front-engined Offenhauser-powered “roadster,” built by Floyd Trevis of Youngstown, Ohio, and based on the design by his colleague, A.J. Watson. Foyt averaged a record 139.010 mph. This was also the first of a record seven victories for chief mechanic George Bignotti.

Adoption cost: $2000

Adoption benefits:

  • A photo of your adopted car
  • A certificate of adoption
  • Online recognition
  • Teammates IMS Museum membership for one year

Adoptions are for a period of one year with the option to renew annually.