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1956 Hoosier Hundred


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 10 of 12
Saturday, September 15, 1956 at Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, IN
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:14:19
Average Speed: 80.727 mph
Pole Speed: 96.257 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1956 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1956 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1102   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1006,296running29200
2 67   Pat O'Connor Sumar   (Chapman Root)Kuzma / Offy1004,536running0160
3 262   Rodger Ward Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy1002,540running0140
4 18   Jud Larson John ZinkWatson / Offy1001,644running71120
5 712   Al Keller Pat ClancyEwing / Offy1001,518running0100
6 447   Gene Hartley Mel WiggersKurtis / Offy1001,270running080
71814   Bob Veith Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy991,016running060
81573   Andy Linden McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Turner / Offy99952running050
9 816   Don Freeland Bob EstesPhillips / Offy99889running040
10 996   Mike Magill Dayton Steel   (George Walther)Kurtis / Offy99825running030
111715   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy99762running020
121281   George Amick Central Excavating   (Pete Salemi)Kuzma / Offy99635spun out010
131426   Earl Motter Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy94571spun out0 
141321   Elmer George HOW   (Mari Hulman)Watson / Offy93508spun out0 
151678   Jim Rathmann Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy26444spun out0 
16 545   Johnny Thomson D-A Lubricants   (Racing Associates)Kuzma / Offy20381spun out0 
17 357   Tommy Hinnershitz Howard IddingsMeyer / Offy17254transmission0 
181144   Tony Bettenhausen Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy5254crash0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jim McWithey76Leitenberger
Jimmy Davies3Morcroft
Leroy Warriner79Marquette Tool
Ken Gottschalk39Ken Gottschalk
Bill Cheesbourg35Pete Wales
Ray Crawford49Ray Crawford
Ed Elisian25Lutes Truck Parts
Dick Rathman46Glessner
Eddie Sachs51Ray Brady
Jimmy Reece48Sumar
Don Branson74Hoover Motor Express
Jack Turner54Travelon Trailer
Billy Garrett41Greenman-Casale
Marvin Pifer75Karl Hall
Van Johnson5Chapman

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jud Larson17171
  Jimmy Bryan7210029