1954 Indianapolis 500

The 1954 Indianapolis 500 was Round 2 of the 1954 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, United States on Sunday, 31 May 1954. Jack McGrath started on pole position in a Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser and Bill Vukovich was the race winner in a Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser. Having also won in 1953, this was Vukovich’s 2nd Indy 500 victory.

1954 Indianapolis 500 Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapSpeedPoints
114Bill VukovichUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:49:17.270--210.5688
29Jimmy BryanUnited StatesKuzma2003:50:27.220+1:09.950+1:09.950209.5036
32Jack McGrathUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:50:37.000+1:19.730+9.7801:04.04029209.3555
434Troy RuttmanUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:52:09.950+2:52.680+1:32.950207.9581.5
Duane CarterUnited States
573Mike NazarukUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:52:41.820+3:24.550+31.870207.4832
677Fred AgabashianUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:53:04.820+3:47.550+23.000207.142
77Don FreelandUnited StatesPhillips2003:53:30.620+4:13.350+25.800206.760
85Paul RussoUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:54:18.440+5:01.170+47.820206.057
Jerry HoytUnited States
928Larry CrockettUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:56:24.510+7:07.240+2:06.070204.226
1024Cal NidayUnited StatesStevens2003:56:24.960+7:07.690+0.450204.219
1145Art CrossUnited StatesKurtis Kraft2003:57:39.460+8:22.190+1:14.500203.152
Johnnie ParsonsUnited States
Sam HanksUnited States
Andy LindenUnited States
Jimmy DaviesUnited States
1298Chuck StevensonUnited StatesKuzma1991 lap1 lap
Walt FaulknerUnited States
1388Manny AyuloUnited StatesKuzma1973 laps2 laps
1417Bob SweikertUnited StatesKurtis Kraft1973 laps
1516Duane CarterUnited StatesKurtis Kraft1964 laps1 lap
Marshall Teague
James Jimmy Jackson
Tony Bettenhausen
1632Ernie McCoyUnited StatesKurtis Kraft1946 laps2 laps
1725Jimmy ReeceUnited StatesPankratz1946 laps
1827Ed ElisianUnited StatesStevens1937 laps1 lap
Bob ScottUnited States
1971Frank ArmiUnited StatesKuzma1937 laps
George FonderUnited States
DNF1Sam HanksUnited StatesKurtis Kraft191
Jimmy DaviesUnited States
Jim RathmannUnited States
DNF35Pat O'ConnorUnited StatesKurtis Kraft181
DNF12Rodger WardUnited StatesPawl172
Eddie JohnsonUnited States
DNF31Gene HartleyUnited StatesKurtis Kraft168
Marshall Teague
DNF43Johnny ThomsonUnited StatesNichels165
Andy LindenUnited States
Bill HomeierUnited States
DNF74Andy LindenUnited StatesSchroeder165
Bob ScottUnited States
DNF99Jerry HoytUnited StatesKurtis Kraft130
DNF19Jimmy DaywaltUnited StatesKurtis Kraft111
DNF38Jim RathmannUnited StatesKurtis Kraft110
Pat FlahertyUnited States
DNF10Tony BettenhausenUnited StatesKurtis Kraft105
DNF65Spider WebbUnited StatesBromme104
Danny KladisUnited States
DNF33Len DuncanUnited StatesSchroeder101
George FonderUnited States
DNF15Johnnie ParsonsUnited StatesKurtis Kraft79
DNF51Bill HomeierUnited StatesKurtis Kraft74