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1958 Indianapolis 500


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 13
Friday, May 30, 1958 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:14
Average Speed: 133.791 mph
Pole Speed: 145.974 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 27.63 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1958 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1958 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
192383   Shorty Templeman McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Kurtis / Offy1162,699brakes0 
211543   Billy Garrett Harry Allen ChapmanKurtis / Offy802,639cam gear0 
242989   Chuck Weyant Dunn Engineering   (Harry Dunn)Dunn / Offy382,549crash0 
26 414   Bob Veith Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy12,789crash0 
27 197   Dick Rathman McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Watson / Offy06,259crash0 
28 25   Ed Elisian John ZinkWatson / Offy03,179crash0 
29 54   Pat O'Connor Sumar   (Chapman Root)Kurtis / Offy02,574crash0 
301631   Paul Goldsmith City of Daytona Beach   (Smokey Yunick)Kurtis / Offy02,369crash0 
312492   Jerry Unser Roy McKayKurtis / Offy02,339crash0 
322768   Len Sutton Jim RobbinsKurtis / Offy02,309crash0 
332857   Art Bisch HelseKuzma / Offy02,279crash0 
173177   Mike Magill Dayton Steel Foundry   (George Walther)Kurtis / Offy1362,849disqualified0 
20118   Rodger Ward Wolcott Fuel Injection   (Roger Wolcott)Lesovsky / Offy932,719fuel pump0 
251025   Jack Turner Massaglia Hotels   (Hart Fullerton)Lesovsky / Offy212,569fuel pump0 
1 71   Jimmy Bryan Belond A.P. Muffler   (George Salih)Salih / Offy200105,574running1391000
22599   George Amick Norm DemlerEpperly / Offy20038,874running18800
3 89   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy20024,999running18700
4 933   Tony Bettenhausen Jones & Maley   (Cars Inc.)Epperly / Offy20017,199running24600
5202   Jim Rathmann Leader Card 500 Roadster   (Lindsey Hopkins)Epperly / Offy20011,399running0500
6 316   Jimmy Reece John ZinkWatson / Offy2008,699running0400
71326   Don Freeland Bob EstesPhillips / Offy2006,999running0300
81944   Jud Larson John ZinkWatson / Offy2007,049running0250
92661   Eddie Johnson Bryant Heating & Cooling   (J.S. Donaldson)Kurtis / Offy2005,999running0200
103354   Bill Cheesbourg Novi Auto Air Conditioner   (Novi Racing Corp.)Kurtis / Novi2006,399running0150
112152   Al Keller Bardahl   (Pat Clancy)Kurtis / Offy2003,919running0100
12 645   Johnnie Parsons Fred GerhardtKurtis / Offy2003,599running050
133019   Johnnie Tolan Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy2003,329running0 
181415   Paul Russo Novi Auto Air Conditioner   (Novi Racing Corp.)Kurtis / Novi1222,779radiator0 
153259   Dempsey Wilson Bob SorensonKuzma / Offy1514,089refueling fire0 
141765   Bob Christie Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy1894,209spun out0 
161229   A.J. Foyt Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1482,969spun out0 
23227   Johnny Thomson D-A Lubricants   (Racing Associates)Kurtis / Offy522,754steering0 
221888   Eddie Sachs Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy683,759universal joint1 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rex Easton10, 72Hoover Motor Express, Wyandotte Tool
Jack Ensley17Ansted Rotary
Art Bisch17Ansted Rotary
Marshall Teague18Sumar
Gene Hartley24Hoyt Machine
Elmer George28Ansted Rotary
Jerry Unser48, 51Sumar, Duncan
Ray Crawford49Meguiar Mirror Glaze
Juan Manuel Fangio54, 77Novi Auto Air Conditioner, Dayton Steel
Eddie Russo55Sclavi & Amos
Fred Agabashian56, 75, 57City of Memphis, D-A Lubricants, Helse
Van Johnson58Ray Brady Chiropractic
Joe Giba62Carl Anderson
Jim McWithey66Federal Engineering
Jimmy Daywalt69, 82Federal Engineering, Central Excavating
Dempsey Wilson71Hall-Mar
Bill Homeier74, 95Kurtis-Kraft / Smith, Safety Auto Glass
Al Herman75D-A Lubricants
Len Sutton82Central Excavating
Bob Cortner93McKay Bulldog
Leroy Warriner95Safety Auto Glass
Troy Ruttman98Agajanian

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmy Bryan11818
  Tony Bettenhausen19202
  Eddie Sachs21211
  Tony Bettenhausen22254
  Jimmy Bryan26261
  George Amick27304
  Jimmy Bryan31311
  George Amick32343
  Tony Bettenhausen35351
  George Amick364611
  Jimmy Bryan47482
  Tony Bettenhausen49491
  Jimmy Bryan50523
  Tony Bettenhausen536513
  Jimmy Bryan6610439
  Tony Bettenhausen1051073
  Johnny Boyd10812518
  Jimmy Bryan12620075