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1955 Indianapolis 500


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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

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Fin St # Driver Team Chass./Eng. Laps Status Led Pts
32 414   Fred Agabashian Federal EngineeringKK500D / Offenhauser 4.5 L439spun off00
202831   Keith Andrews McDanielSchroeder / Offenhauser 4.5 L4120fuel pump00
2 210   Tony Bettenhausen ChapmanKK500C / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+163.5606
292639   Johnny Boyd SumarKK500C / Offenhauser 4.5 L453crash00
24111   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van LinesKuzma / Offenhauser 4.5 L490fuel pump310
111898   Duane Carter AgajanianKuzma / Offenhauser 4.5 L4197+3 laps00
232349   Ray Crawford CrawfordKK500B / Offenhauser 4.5 L4111engine00
172499   Art Cross Belanger MotorsKK500D / Offenhauser 4.5 L4168engine240
31015   Jimmy Davies BardahlKK500B / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+212.3604
91748   Jimmy Daywalt SumarKurtis / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+429.8100
302968   Ed Elisian Westwood Gauge & ToolKK4000 / Offenhauser 4.5 L453retired00
5 777   Walt Faulkner Merz EngineeringKK500C / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+317.1702
101289   Pat Flaherty Dunn EngineeringKK500B / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+466.5400
152112   Don Freeland Bob EstesPhillips / Offenhauser 4.5 L4178transmission30
19 68   Sam Hanks Jones & MaleyKK500C / Offenhauser 4.5 L4134transmission00
71671   Al Herman Martin BrothersSilnes / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+384.2400
31 123   Jerry Hoyt Jim RobbinsStevens / Offenhauser 4.5 L440oil leak00
133283   Eddie Johnson McNamaraTrevis / Offenhauser 4.5 L4196+4 laps00
272242   Al Keller Sam TraylorKK2000 / Offenhauser 4.5 L454crash00
6 819   Andy Linden MassagliaKK4000 / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+357.9400
26 33   Jack McGrath HinkleKK500C / Offenhauser 4.5 L454magneto60
16 922   Cal Niday D-A LubricantKK500B / Offenhauser 4.5 L4170crash00
81929   Pat O'Connor Ansted RotaryKK500D / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+401.6000
212716   Johnnie Parsons Trio Brass FoundryKK500D / Offenhauser 4.5 L4119magneto00
142033   Jim Rathmann Belond Miracle PowerEpperly / Offenhauser 4.5 L4191+9 laps00
33155   Jimmy Reece MalloyPankratz / Offenhauser 4.5 L410rod00
221337   Eddie Russo Dr. SabourinPawl / Offenhauser 4.5 L4112ignition00
1146   Bob Sweikert John ZinkKK500D / Offenhauser 4.5 L42003:53:59.53868
183181   Shorty Templeman Central ExcavatingTrevis / Offenhauser 4.5 L4142transmission00
43344   Johnny Thomson SchmidtKuzma / Offenhauser 4.5 L4200+218.9103
25 54   Bill Vukovich HopkinsKK500C / Offenhauser 4.5 L456crash501
283027   Rodger Ward Aristo BlueKuzma / Offenhauser 4.5 L453crash00
122541   Chuck Weyant Federal EngineeringKK3000 / Offenhauser 4.5 L4196+4 laps00

Relief Drivers:
Car #10: Paul Russo (77 laps)
Car #77: Bill Homeier (24 laps)

Fastest Lap: 227.467 kph by Bill Vukovich

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack McGrath133
  Bill Vukovich41411
  Jack McGrath15151
  Bill Vukovich16249
  Jack McGrath25262
  Bill Vukovich275630
  Jimmy Bryan57571
  Bob Sweikert58581
  Jimmy Bryan598830
  Bob Sweikert8913244
  Art Cross13315624
  Don Freeland1571593
  Bob Sweikert16020041