1956 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix
F1 1956 Indianapolis results

1956 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix

30 May 1956

Indianapolis Grand Prix

Pos   Driver FL Team Time Grid Pts
1 Pat Flaherty Watson 3:53:28.840 1 8
2 ▲ 11 Sam Hanks Kurtis -00:20.450 13 6
3 ▲ 23 Don Freeland Phillips -01:30.230 26 4
4 ▲ 2 Johnnie Parsons Kuzma -03:25.690 6 3
5 ▼ 1 Dick Rathmann Kurtis -04:21.810 4 2
6 ▲ 4 Bob Sweikert Kuzma -05:35.050 10  
7 ▲ 16 Bob Veith Kurtis -06:25.630 23  
8 ▲ 7 Rodger Ward Kurtis -06:32.310 15  
9 ▲ 12 Jimmy Reece Lesovsky -06:38.310 21  
10 ▲ 20 Cliff Griffith Stevens -1 lap 30  
11 ▲ 11 Gene Hartley Kuzma -4 laps 22  
12 ▼ 5 Freddie Agabashian Kurtis -4 laps 7  
13 ▲ 12 Bob Christie Kurtis -4 laps 25  
14 ▲ 14 Al Keller Kurtis -5 laps 28  
15 ▲ 17 Eddie Johnson Kuzma -5 laps 32  
16 ▲ 13 Billy Garrett Kuzma -6 laps 29  
17 ▲ 16 Duke Dinsmore Kurtis -9 laps 33  
18 ▼ 15 Pat O'Connor Kurtis -13 laps 3  
19 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma -15 laps 19  
20 ▼ 18 Jim Rathmann Kurtis 175 laps 2  
21 ▲ 10 Johnnie Tolan Kurtis 173 laps 31  
22 ▼ 17 Tony Bettenhausen Sr. Kurtis 160 laps 5  
23 ▼ 9 Ed Elisian Kurtis 160 laps 14  
23 Eddie Russo Kurtis 160 laps 23  
24 ▼ 8 Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis 134 laps 16  
25 ▼ 1 Jack Turner Kurtis 131 laps 24  
26 ▼ 6 Keith Andrews Kurtis 94 laps 20  
27 ▼ 18 Andy Linden Kurtis 90 laps 9  
28 ▼ 1 Al Herman Kurtis 74 laps 27  
29 ▼ 12 Ray Crawford Kurtis 49 laps 17  
30 ▼ 18 Johnny Boyd Kurtis 35 laps 12  
31 ▼ 20 Troy Ruttman Kurtis 22 laps 11  
32 ▼ 14 Johnny Thomson Kurtis 22 laps 18  
33 ▼ 25 Paul Russo Kurtis 21 laps 8 1

Fastest lap Paul Russo : 1:02.320

First and last

TypeDriver
victory Pat Flaherty
podium Don Freeland
podium Pat Flaherty
pole Pat Flaherty
fastlap Paul Russo

First

TypeDriver#Future
race Billy Garrett 1
race Bob Christie 4
race Bob Veith 4
race Jack Turner 3
race Johnnie Tolan 2

Last

TypeDriver#Past
race Bob Sweikert 4
race Cliff Griffith 2
race Duke Dinsmore 2
race Keith Andrews 1