Formula 1 World Championship 1953 Round 02 Indianapolis 500

The 1953 Indianapolis 500 was Round 2 of the 1953 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, United States on Sunday, 30 May 1953. Bill Vukovich started on pole position in a Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser and was the race winner.

1953 Indianapolis 500 Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
114Bill VukovichUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:53:01.690--1:06.240279
216Art CrossUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:56:32.560+3:30.870+3:30.8706
33Sam HanksUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:57:13.190+4:11.500+40.6302
Duane CarterUnited States2
459Fred AgabashianUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:57:40.930+4:39.240+27.7401.5
Paul RussoUnited States1.5
55Jack McGrathUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2004:00:51.330+7:49.640+3:10.4002
648Jimmy DaywaltUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2004:01:11.900+8:10.210+20.570
72Eddie JohnsonUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2004:01:47.710+8:46.020+35.810
Jim RathmannUnited States
812Ernie McCoyUnited StatesStevens OffenhauserFirestone2004:03:06.240+10:04.550+1:18.530
998Tony BettenhausenUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone1964 laps4 laps
Gene HartleyUnited States
Chuck StevensonUnited States
1053Jimmy DaviesUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone1937 laps3 laps
119Duke NalonUnited StatesKurtis Kraft NoviFirestone1919 laps2 laps
1273Bob ScottUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone19010 laps1 lap
Carl ScarboroughUnited States
1388Manny AyuloUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone18416 laps6 laps
148Jimmy BryanUnited StatesSchroeder OffenhauserFirestone18317 laps1 lap
1549Bill HollandUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone17723 laps6 laps
Jim RathmannUnited States
1692Rodger WardUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone17723 laps
Duke DinsmoreUnited States
Andy LindenUnited States
1723Johnny MantzUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone17624 laps1 lap
Walt FaulknerUnited States
1962Johnny ThomsonUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone16634 laps3 laps
Jackie John HolmesUnited States
Spider WebbUnited States
2355Jerry HoytUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone10793 laps8 laps
Andy LindenUnited States
Chuck StevensonUnited States
DNF22Marshall TeagueUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone169
DNF51Bob SweikertUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone151
DNF83Mike NazarukUnited StatesTurner OffenhauserFirestone146
DNF77Pat FlahertyUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone115
DNF4Duane CarterUnited StatesLesovsky OffenhauserFirestone94
DNF7Paul RussoUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone89
DNF21Johnnie ParsonsUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone86
DNF38Don FreelandUnited StatesWatson OffenhauserFirestone76
DNF41Gene HartleyUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone53
DNF97Chuck StevensonUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone42
DNF99Cal NidayUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone30
DNF29Bob ScottUnited StatesBromme OffenhauserFirestone14
DNF56Johnny ThomsonUnited StatesDel Roy OffenhauserFirestone6
DNF32Andy LindenUnited StatesStevens OffenhauserFirestone3