1952 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix
F1 1952 Indianapolis results

1952 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix

30 May 1952

Indianapolis Grand Prix

Pos   Driver FL Team Time Grid Pts
1 ▲ 6 Troy Ruttman JC Agajanian 3:52:41.880 7 8
2 ▲ 8 Jim Rathmann Grancor Auto Specialists -04:02.330 10 6
3 ▲ 2 Sam Hanks Ed Walsh -06:11.600 5 4
4 ▲ 2 Duane Carter Murrell Belanger -06:48.330 6 3
5 ▲ 15 Art Cross Ray T Brady -08:40.200 20 2
6 ▲ 15 Jimmy Bryan Peter Schmidt -09:24.350 21  
7 ▲ 16 Jimmy Reece John Zink -10:35.240 23  
8 ▲ 6 George Connor Federal Engineering -12:00.610 14  
9 Cliff Griffith Tom Sarafoff -12:23.760 9  
10 ▲ 21 Johnnie Parsons Jim Robbins -13:37.780 31  
11 ▼ 8 Jack McGrath Jack B Hinkle -14:21.720 3  
12 ▲ 14 Jim Rigsby Bob Estes -16:05.100 26  
13 ▲ 3 Joe James Ed Walsh -16:55.650 16  
14 ▲ 1 Bill Schindler H Allen Chapman -18:48.660 15  
15 ▼ 2 George Fonder George H Leitenberger -3 laps 13  
16 ▲ 8 Eddie Johnson Pete Salemi -7 laps 24  
17 ▼ 9 Bill Vukovich Howard Keck -9 laps 8 1
18 ▼ 7 Chuck Stevenson Bessie Lee Paoli -13 laps 11  
19 ▼ 7 Henry Banks Lindsey Hopkins -16 laps 12  
20 ▲ 8 Manny Ayulo Coast Grain -16 laps 28  
21 ▲ 12 Johnny McDowell Roger G Wolcott -18 laps 33  
22 ▲ 7 Spider Webb Granatelli Racing Enterprises 162 laps 29  
23 ▼ 1 Rodger Ward Federal Engineering 130 laps 22  
24 ▲ 6 Tony Bettenhausen Sr. Earl F Slick 93 laps 30  
25 ▼ 21 Duke Nalon Lewis W Welch 84 laps 4  
26 ▲ 6 Bob Sweikert Lee Elkins 77 laps 32  
27 ▼ 26 Freddie Agabashian Cummins Engine Co 71 laps 1  
28 ▼ 10 Gene Hartley Mel B Wiggers 65 laps 18  
29 ▼ 4 Bob Scott Ludson D Morris 49 laps 25  
30 ▼ 3 Chet Miller Lewis W Welch 41 laps 27  
31 ▼ 12 Alberto Ascari Ferrari 40 laps 19  
32 ▼ 15 Bobby Ball Rotary Engineering 34 laps 17  
33 ▼ 31 Andy Linden Hart Fullerton 20 laps 2  

Fastest lap Bill Vukovich : 1:06.600

First and last

TypeDriver
race Jim Rigsby
victory Troy Ruttman
podium Troy Ruttman
pole Freddie Agabashian

First

TypeDriver#Future
race Art Cross 3
race Bob Scott 3
race Bob Sweikert 4
race Eddie Johnson 8
race George Fonder 2
race Jimmy Bryan 8
race Jimmy Reece 5
podium Jim Rathmann 3
podium Sam Hanks 3
fastlap Bill Vukovich 2

Last

TypeDriver#Past
race Bill Schindler 2
race Bobby Ball 1
race Chet Miller 1
race George Connor 2
race Henry Banks 2
race Joe James 1
race Johnny McDowell 2