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

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