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Event

Indianapolis 500

 
Details
Active Years1950 - 1960
CircuitsIndianapolis (1950 - 1960)


F1 History
YearDateChampionship RaceLap Length (m)TitleCircuitWinnerPoleFastest Lap
1960
May 30
87
4023.4
XLIV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Jim Rathmann
Watson / Offenhauser
3:36'11.36
Eddie Sachs
Ewing / Offenhauser
4'05.58
Jim Rathmann
Watson / Offenhauser
1'01.59
1959
May 30
77
4023.4
XLIII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Rodger Ward
Watson / Offenhauser
3:40'49.20
Johnny Thomson
Lesovsky / Offenhauser
4'06.73
Johnny Thomson
Lesovsky / Offenhauser
1'01.89
1958
May 30
68
4023.4
XLII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Jimmy Bryan
Epperly / Offenhauser
3:44'13.80
Dick Rathmann
Watson / Offenhauser
4'06.62
Tony Bettenhausen
Epperly / Offenhauser
1'02.37
1957
May 30
59
4023.4
XLI Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Sam Hanks
Epperly / Offenhauser
3:41'14.25
Pat O'Connor
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'10.09
Jim Rathmann
Epperly / Offenhauser
1'02.75
1956
May 30
51
4023.4
XL Indianapolis International Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Pat Flaherty
Watson / Offenhauser
3:53'28.84
Pat Flaherty
Watson / Offenhauser
4'07.26
Paul Russo
Kurtis Kraft / Novi
1'02.32
1955
May 30
44
4023.4
XXXIX Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Bob Sweikert
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:53'59.53
Jerry Hoyt
Stevens / Offenhauser
4'17.06
Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'03.67
1954
May 31
34
4023.4
XXXVIII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:49'17.27
Jack McGrath
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'15.26
Jack McGrath
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'04.04
1953
May 30
25
4023.4
XXXVII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:53'01.69
Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'20.13
Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'06.24
1952
May 30
17
4023.4
XXXVI Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Troy Ruttman
Kuzma / Offenhauser
3:52'41.88
Fred Agabashian
Kurtis Kraft / Cummins
4'20.85
Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'06.60
1951
May 30
9
4023.4
XXXV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Lee Wallard
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:57'38.05
Duke Nalon
Kurtis Kraft / Novi
4'23.74
Lee Wallard
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'07.26
1950
May 30
3
4023.4
XXXIV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
Indianapolis
Johnnie Parsons
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
2:46'55.97
Walt Faulkner
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'27.97
Johnnie Parsons
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'09.77


Statistics
StatisticDriversCar ManufacturersEngine ManufacturersLubricant ManufacturersTyre Manufacturers
Wins
2 Bill Vukovich
1 Johnnie Parsons, Jim Rathmann, Troy Ruttman, Jimmy Bryan, Bob Sweikert, Lee Wallard, Pat Flaherty, Sam Hanks, Rodger Ward
5 Kurtis Kraft
3 Watson
2 Epperly
1 Kuzma
11 Offenhauser
-
11 Firestone
Pole Positions
1 Fred Agabashian, Bill Vukovich, Eddie Sachs, Dick Rathmann, Johnny Thomson, Jerry Hoyt, Jack McGrath, Pat Flaherty, Walt Faulkner, Pat O'Connor, Duke Nalon
6 Kurtis Kraft
2 Watson
1 Lesovsky, Ewing, Stevens
9 Offenhauser
1 Novi, Cummins
-
11 Firestone
Fastest Laps
3 Bill Vukovich
2 Jim Rathmann
1 Johnnie Parsons, Paul Russo, Lee Wallard, Johnny Thomson, Tony Bettenhausen, Jack McGrath
7 Kurtis Kraft
2 Epperly
1 Lesovsky, Watson
10 Offenhauser
1 Novi
-
11 Firestone
Podiums
4 Jim Rathmann, Sam Hanks
3 Jimmy Bryan
2 Jack McGrath, Rodger Ward, Bill Vukovich
1 Troy Ruttman, Johnny Thomson, Jimmy Davies, Don Freeland, Duane Carter, Paul Goldsmith, George Amick, Tony Bettenhausen, Johnnie Parsons, Johnny Boyd, Art Cross, Mauri Rose, Manny Ayulo, Bob Sweikert, Bill Holland, Paul Russo, Lee Wallard, Mike Nazaruk, Pat Flaherty
16 Kurtis Kraft
5 Watson, Epperly
3 Kuzma
2 Deidt
1 Lesovsky, Phillips
33 Offenhauser
-
33 Firestone
Front Rows
5 Jack McGrath
3 Jim Rathmann, Fred Agabashian, Eddie Sachs
2 Pat O'Connor, Paul Russo
1 Troy Ruttman, Dick Rathmann, Johnny Thomson, Jimmy Bryan, Ed Elisian, Rodger Ward, Jimmy Daywalt, Tony Bettenhausen, Bill Vukovich, Jimmy Reece, Jerry Hoyt, Mauri Rose, Manny Ayulo, Lee Wallard, Pat Flaherty, Andy Linden, Walt Faulkner, Duke Nalon
18 Kurtis Kraft
8 Watson
3 Kuzma
1 Lesovsky, Deidt, Stevens, Ewing
31 Offenhauser
1 Novi, Cummins
-
33 Firestone
Points Scored
29 Jim Rathmann
22 Sam Hanks
19 Bill Vukovich
18 Jimmy Bryan
15 Tony Bettenhausen
14 Rodger Ward
13 Paul Russo
12 Johnnie Parsons
11 Troy Ruttman, Jack McGrath
10 Johnny Thomson, Duane Carter
9 Lee Wallard
8 Art Cross, Pat Flaherty, Bob Sweikert, Mike Nazaruk
6 Paul Goldsmith, George Amick, Bill Holland
5 Andy Linden
4 Jimmy Davies, Don Freeland, Johnny Boyd, Manny Ayulo, Mauri Rose
3 Fred Agabashian, Don Branson, Cecil Green
2 Dick Rathmann, Joie Chitwood, Walt Faulkner, Bill Homeier, Bobby Ball
1 Eddie Johnson
127 Kurtis Kraft
44 Epperly
36 Watson
24 Kuzma
10 Lesovsky, Deidt
7 Phillips
3 Sherman
2 Schroeder
1 Trevis
260 Offenhauser
4 Novi
-
264 Firestone