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1955 Indianapolis 500 qualifying results


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Formula One race number 3 of 7
Monday, May 30, 1955 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 4.023 kilometer paved track (804.6 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:53:59.53
Average Speed: 206.342 kph
Pole Time: 257.06 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 163.56 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1955 Formula One results   /   1955 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Jack McGrath3252.490   57.360  
2   Fred Agabashian14253.640   57.100  
3   Bill Vukovich4255.190   56.753  
4   Cal Niday22256.590   56.443  
5   Jimmy Davies15256.640   56.432  
6   Sam Hanks8256.800   56.397  
7   Jimmy Bryan1256.850   56.386  
8   Pat Flaherty89256.870   56.382  
9   Eddie Russo37256.930   56.369  
10   Jerry Hoyt23257.060   56.340  
11   Bob Sweikert6257.150   56.320  
12   Jimmy Reece5257.160   56.318  
13   Tony Bettenhausen10257.170   56.316  
14   Don Freeland12257.390   56.268  
15   Al Herman71257.490   56.246  
16   Walt Faulkner77257.580   56.226  
17   Al Keller42257.970   56.141  
18   Jimmy Daywalt48258.220   56.087  
19   Duane Carter98258.380   56.052  
20   Ray Crawford49258.610   56.002  
21   Pat O'Connor29258.630   55.998  
22   Andy Linden19258.810   55.959  
23   Art Cross99259.460   55.819  
24   Jim Rathmann33259.540   55.802  
25   Chuck Weyant41260.750   55.543  
26   Johnny Boyd39262.810   55.107  
27   Johnnie Parsons16263.140   55.038  
28   Keith Andrews31264.610   54.733  
29   Ed Elisian68266.010   54.445  
30   Rodger Ward27266.570   54.330  
31   Shorty Templeman81266.640   54.316  
32   Eddie Johnson83267.760   54.089  
33   Johnny Thomson44268.430   53.954  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   none