Formula 1 World Championship 1956 Round 03 Indianapolis 500

The 1956 Indianapolis 500 was Round 3 of the 1956 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, United States on Sunday, 30 May 1956. Pat Flaherty started on pole position in a Watson Offenhauser and was the race winner.

1956 Indianapolis 500 Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredTimeGapIntervalBest LapLapPoints
18Pat FlahertyUnited StatesWatson OffenhauserFirestone2003:53:28.8403:53:28.840--8
24Sam HanksUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone200+20.4503:53:49.290+20.450+20.4506
316Don FreelandUnited StatesPhillips OffenhauserFirestone2003:54:59.070+1:30.230+1:09.7804
498Johnnie ParsonsUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone200+0 lap3:56:54.530+3:25.690+1:55.4603
573Dick RathmannUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone200+0 lap3:57:50.650+4:21.810+56.1202
61Bob SweikertUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone200+0 lap3:59:03.890+5:35.050+1:13.240
714Bob VeithUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone200+0 lap3:59:54.470+6:25.630+50.580
819Rodger WardUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone200+0 lap4:00:01.150+6:32.310+6.680
926Jimmy ReeceUnited StatesLesovsky OffenhauserFirestone200+0 lap4:00:07.150+6:38.310+6.000
1027Cliff GriffithUnited StatesStevens OffenhauserFirestone199+1 lap1 lap1 lap
1182Gene HartleyUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone196+4 laps4 laps3 laps
1242Fred AgabashianUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone196+4 laps4 laps
1357Bob ChristieUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone196+4 laps4 laps
1455Al KellerUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone195+5 laps5 laps1 lap
1581Eddie JohnsonUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone195+5 laps5 laps
1641Billy GarrettUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone194+6 laps6 laps1 lap
1764Duke DinsmoreUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone191+9 laps9 laps3 laps
187Pat O'ConnorUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone187+13 laps13 laps4 laps
192Jimmy BryanUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone185+15 laps15 laps2 laps
2310Ed ElisianUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone16040 laps
Eddie RussoUnited States
DNF24Jim RathmannUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone175DNF
DNF34Johnnie TolanUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone173DNF
DNF99Tony BettenhausenUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone160DNF
DNF48Jimmy DaywaltUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone134DNF
DNF54Jack TurnerUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone131DNF
DNF89Keith AndrewsUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone94DNF
DNF5Andy LindenUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone90DNF
DNF12Al HermanUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone74DNF
DNF49Ray CrawfordUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone49DNF
DNF15Johnny BoydUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone35DNF
DNF53Troy RuttmanUnited StatesKurtis Kraft OffenhauserFirestone22DNF
DNF88Johnny ThomsonUnited StatesKuzma OffenhauserFirestone22DNF
DNF29Paul RussoUnited StatesKurtis Kraft NoviFirestone21DNF1:02.32019