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1955 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix
F1 1955 Indianapolis results

1955 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix

30 May 1955

Indianapolis Grand Prix

Pos   Driver FL Team Time Grid Pts
1 Bob Sweikert Kurtis 3:53:59.538 1 8
2 Tony Bettenhausen Sr. Kurtis -02:43.958 2 3
2 Paul Russo Kurtis -02:43.958 2 3
3 Jimmy Davies Kurtis -03:32.360 3 4
4 Johnny Thomson Kuzma -03:38.910 4 3
5 Walt Faulkner Kurtis -05:17.170 5 1
5 ▲ 2 Bill Homeier Kurtis -05:17.170 7 1
6 ▲ 2 Andy Linden Kurtis -05:57.940 8  
7 ▲ 9 Al Herman Curtis -06:24.240 16  
8 Pat O'Connor Kurtis -06:41.600 8  
9 Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis -07:09.810 9  
10 ▲ 2 Pat Flaherty Kurtis -07:46.540 12  
11 Duane Carter Kuzma -3 laps 11  
12 Chuck Weyant Kurtis -4 laps 12  
13 Eddie Johnson Trevis -4 laps 13  
14 Jim Rathmann Epperly -9 laps 14  
15 Don Freeland Phillips 178 laps 15  
16 Cal Niday Kurtis 170 laps 16  
17 Art Cross Kurtis 168 laps 17  
18 Shorty Templeman Trevis 142 laps 18  
19 Sam Hanks Kurtis 134 laps 19  
20 Keith Andrews Schroeder 120 laps 20  
21 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis 119 laps 21  
22 Eddie Russo Pawl 112 laps 22  
23 Ray Crawford Kurtis 111 laps 23  
24 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma 90 laps 24  
25 Bill Vukovich Kurtis 56 laps 25 1
26 Jack McGrath Kurtis 54 laps 26  
27 Al Keller Kurtis 54 laps 27  
28 ▲ 2 Rodger Ward Kuzma 53 laps 30  
29 Johnny Boyd Kurtis 53 laps 29  
30 Ed Elisian Kurtis 53 laps 30  
31 Jerry Hoyt Stevens 40 laps 31  
32 Freddie Agabashian Kurtis 39 laps 32  
33 Jimmy Reece Pankratz 10 laps 33  

Fastest lap Bill Vukovich : 1:03.670

First and last

TypeDriver
victory Bob Sweikert
podium Bob Sweikert
podium Jimmy Davies
podium Paul Russo
podium Tony Bettenhausen Sr.
pole Bob Sweikert

First

TypeDriver#Future
race Al Herman 4
race Al Keller 4
race Chuck Weyant 3
race Eddie Russo 3
race Johnny Boyd 5
race Keith Andrews 1
race Ray Crawford 2
race Shorty Templeman 2

Last

TypeDriver#Past
race Art Cross 3
race Bill Vukovich 4
race Cal Niday 2
race Jack McGrath 5
race Jerry Hoyt 4
race Jimmy Davies 4
race Walt Faulkner 4
fastlap Bill Vukovich 2