Formula 1 World Championship 1955 Round 03 Indianapolis 500

The 1955 Indianapolis 500 was Round 2 of the 1955 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, United States on Sunday, 30 May 1955. Jerry Hoyt started on pole position in a Stevens Offenhauser and Bob Sweikert was the race winner in a Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser.

1955 Indianapolis 500 Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
16Bob SweikertUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:53:59.5303:53:59.530--8
210Tony BettenhausenUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone200+163.5603:56:43.090+2:43.5603
Paul RussoUnited States3
315Jimmy DaviesUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:57:31.890+3:32.360+48.8004
444Johnny ThomsonUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone2003:57:38.440+3:38.910+6.5503
577Walt FaulknerUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:59:16.700+5:17.170+1:38.2601
Bill HomeierUnited States1
619Andy LindenUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2003:59:57.470+5:57.940+40.770
771Al HermanUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2004:00:23.770+6:24.240+26.300
829Pat O'ConnorUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2004:00:41.130+6:41.600+17.360
948Jimmy DaywaltUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2004:01:09.340+7:09.810+28.210
1089Pat FlahertyUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone2004:01:46.070+7:46.540+36.730
1198Duane CarterUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone197+3 laps3 laps3 laps
1241Chuck WeyantUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone196+4 laps4 laps1 lap
1383Eddie JohnsonUnited StatesTrevis OffenhauserFirestone196+4 laps4 laps
1433Jim RathmannUnited StatesEpperly OffenhauserFirestone191+9 laps9 laps5 laps
3068Ed ElisianUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone53DNF147 laps
DNF12Don FreelandUnited StatesPhillips OffenhauserFirestone178DNF
DNF22Cal NidayUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone170DNF
DNF99Art CrossUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone168DNF
DNF81Shorty TemplemanUnited StatesTrevis OffenhauserFirestone142DNF
DNF8Sam HanksUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone134DNF
DNF31Keith AndrewsUnited StatesSchroeder OffenhauserFirestone120DNF
DNF16Johnnie ParsonsUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone119DNF
DNF37Eddie RussoUnited StatesPawl OffenhauserFirestone112DNF
DNF49Ray CrawfordUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone111DNF
DNF1Jimmy BryanUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone90DNF
DNF4Bill VukovichUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone56DNF1:03.67027
DNF3Jack McGrathUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone54DNF
DNF42Al KellerUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone54DNF
DNF27Rodger WardUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone53DNF
DNF39Johnny BoydUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone53DNF
DNF23Jerry HoytUnited StatesStevens OffenhauserFirestone40DNF
DNF14Fred AgabashianUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone39DNF
DNF5Jimmy ReeceUnited StatesPankratz OffenhauserFirestone10DNF