1959 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix
F1 1959 Indianapolis results

1959 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix

30 May 1959

Indianapolis Grand Prix

Pos   Driver FL Team Time Grid Pts
1 Rodger Ward Watson 3:40:49.200 1 8
2 Jim Rathmann Watson -00:23.280 2 6
3 Johnny Thomson Lesovsky -00:50.650 3 5
4 Tony Bettenhausen Sr. Epperly -01:47.500 4 3
5 Paul Goldsmith Epperly -02:06.400 5 2
6 Johnny Boyd Epperly -03:17.300 6  
7 Duane Carter Kurtis -04:09.920 7  
8 Eddie Johnson Kurtis -04:10.530 8  
9 Paul Russo Kurtis -04:11.040 9  
10 Amthony Joseph Foyt Kuzma -04:14.480 10  
11 Gene Hartley Kuzma -05:42.480 11  
12 Bob Veith Moore -06:09.730 12  
13 Al Herman Dunn -06:40.400 13  
14 Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis -06:41.540 14  
15 Chuck Arnold Kurtis -08:19.860 15  
16 Jim McWithey Kurtis -11:41.690 16  
17 Eddie Sachs Kuzma 182 laps 17  
18 Al Keller Kuzma 163 laps 18  
19 Pat Flaherty Watson 162 laps 19  
20 Dick Rathmann Watson 150 laps 20  
21 Bill Cheesbourg Kuzma 147 laps 21  
22 Don Freeland Kurtis 136 laps 22  
23 Ray Crawford Elder 115 laps 23  
24 Don Branson Phillips 112 laps 24  
25 Bob Christie Kurtis 109 laps 25  
26 Bobby Grim Kurtis 85 laps 26  
27 Jack Turner Christensen 47 laps 27  
28 Chuck Weyant Kurtis 45 laps 28  
29 Jud Larson Kurtis 45 laps 29  
30 Mike Magill Sutton 45 laps 30  
31 Red Amick Kurtis 45 laps 31  
32 Len Sutton Lesovsky 34 laps 32  
33 Jimmy Bryan Epperly 1 lap 33  

Fastest lap Johnny Thomson : 1:01.890

First and last

TypeDriver
race Chuck Arnold
victory Rodger Ward
podium Johnny Thomson
pole Rodger Ward
fastlap Johnny Thomson

First

TypeDriver#Future
race Bobby Grim 1
race Don Branson 1
race Jim McWithey 1
race Red Amick 1
podium Rodger Ward 1

Last

TypeDriver#Past
race Al Keller 4
race Bill Cheesbourg 2
race Chuck Weyant 3
race Jack Turner 3
race Jimmy Daywalt 5
race Jud Larson 1
race Mike Magill 2
race Pat Flaherty 5
race Paul Russo 7
race Ray Crawford 2

Aniversary

TypeDriver#Aniversary#Future
race Tony Bettenhausen Sr. 10 1