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1956 Indianapolis 500 qualifying results


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 1 of 12
Wednesday, May 30, 1956 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:53:29
Average Speed: 128.49 mph
Pole Speed: 145.596 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 20.45 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1956 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1956 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Eddie Sachs (#58), Mike Magill (#74), Marvin Pifer (#75), Jim McWithey (#77), Dick Rathman (#78), Bill Cheesbourg (#84, 87), Gig Stephens (#85), Dick Reese (#87), Johnny Baldwin (#91), Len Sutton (#62), Len Duncan (#51), Marshall Teague (#3, 47), Nino Farina (#9), Dempsey Wilson (#22, 79), Tony Bonadies (#25), Jimmy Davies (#31), Eddie Russo (#33), Johnny Kay (#35), Shorty Templeman (#46), Leroy Warriner (#93)