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1955
Line-Up

1956

1957
Hide entrants who only participated in Indy 500

World Championship races

Team
(Entrants)
Car / EngineDriverAgeCar No
Alberto Uria
(Alberto Uria)
 Maserati / Maserati Alberto Uria
32
16
 Oscar González
33
16
André Simon
(André Simon)
 Maserati / Maserati André Simon
36
42
Ansted Rotary Corp
(Ansted Rotary Corp)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Pat O'Connor
28
7
Automobiles Bugatti
(Automobiles Bugatti)
 Bugatti / Bugatti Maurice Trintignant
39
28
BRM
(Owen Racing Organisation)
 BRM / BRM Mike Hawthorn
27
10, 23
 Ron Flockhart
33
25
 Tony Brooks
24
12, 24
 Maserati / Maserati Mike Hawthorn
27
14
Bob Estes
(Bob Estes)
 Phillips / Offenhauser Don Freeland
31
16
Bob Gerard
(Bob Gerard)
 Cooper / Bristol Bob Gerard
42
26
Brabham
(Jack Brabham)
 Maserati / Maserati Jack Brabham
30
30
Bruce Halford
(Bruce Halford)
 Maserati / Maserati Bruce Halford
25
21, 29, 48
Carl L Anderson
(Carl L. Anderson)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Johnnie Tolan
39
34
Cars Inc
(Cars Inc)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Sam Hanks
42
4
Chapman S Root
(Chapman S Root)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Jimmy Daywalt
32
48
Connaught Engineering
(Connaught Engineering)
 Connaught / Alta Archie Scott-Brown
29
19
 Desmond Titterington
28
20
 Jack Fairman
43
21, 6
 Les Leston
36
2
 Ron Flockhart
33
4
Dean Van Lines
(Dean Van Lines)
 Kuzma / Offenhauser Jimmy Bryan
30
2
E R Casale
(E.R. Casale)
 Kuzma / Offenhauser Billy Garrett
23
41
Ecurie Rosier
(Ecurie Rosier)
 Maserati / Maserati Louis Rosier
51
15, 24, 27, 36, 8
Ed Walsh
(Ed Walsh)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Rodger Ward
35
19
Emeryson
(Emeryson Cars)
 Emeryson / Alta Paul Emery
40
32
Equipe Gordini
(Equipe Gordini)
 Gordini / Gordini André Milhoux
28
11
 André Pilette
38
11, 34, 4
 André Simon
36
12
 Hermano da Silva Ramos
31
14, 32, 6, 8
 Robert Manzon
39
10, 15, 2, 30
 Élie Bayol
42
4
Ernest L Ruiz
(Ernest L. Ruiz)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Jack Turner
36
54
Federal Auto Associates
(Federal Auto Associates)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Bob Veith
30
14
 Fred Agabashian
43
42
Ferrari
(Scuderia Ferrari)
 Ferrari / Ferrari Alfonso de Portago
28
16, 3, 30, 4, 5
 André Pilette
38
20
 Eugenio Castellotti
26
12, 20, 22, 24, 3, 32, 4
 Juan Manuel Fangio
45
1, 10, 2, 20, 22, 26, 30, 34
 Luigi Musso
32
24, 28, 34, 4
 Olivier Gendebien
32
38, 44
 Paul Frère
39
6
 Peter Collins
25
14, 2, 26, 36, 4, 5, 8
 Wolfgang von Trips
28
50
Fred Somers
(Fred Somers)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Ed Elisian
30
10
 Eddie Russo
31
10
George Bignotti
(George Bignotti)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Johnny Boyd
30
15
Gilby Engineering
(Gilby Engineering)
 Maserati / Maserati Roy Salvadori
34
16, 28, 44
Giorgio Scarlatti
(Giorgio Scarlatti)
 Ferrari / Ferrari Giorgio Scarlatti
35
36
Gould's Garage
(Gould's Garage (Bristol),
H.H. Gould)
 Maserati / Maserati Horace Gould
38
18, 19, 26, 31
H A Chapman
(H.A. Chapman)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Andy Linden
34
5
H H Johnson
(H.H. Johnson)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Bob Christie
32
57
Harry Dunn
(Harry Dunn)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Keith Andrews
36
89
J C Agajanian
(J.C. Agajanian)
 Kuzma / Offenhauser Johnnie Parsons
38
98
Jim Robbins
(Jim Robbins)
 Stevens / Offenhauser Cliff Griffith
40
27
John Zink
(John Zink)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Troy Ruttman
26
53
 Watson / Offenhauser Pat Flaherty
30
8
Joseph Massaglia Jr
(Joseph Massaglia Jr)
 Lesovsky / Offenhauser Jimmy Reece
27
26
Kalamazoo Sports Inc
(Kalamazoo Sports Inc)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Dick Rathmann
30
73
Lindsey Hopkins
(Lindsey Hopkins)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Jim Rathmann
28
24
Luigi Piotti
(Luigi Piotti)
 Maserati / Maserati Luigi Piotti
43
18, 40
 Luigi Villoresi
47
11, 18, 38
Maserati
(Officine Alfieri Maserati)
 Maserati / Maserati Carlos Menditéguy
42
6
 Cesare Perdisa
24
32, 34, 6, 8, 9
 Chico Godia
35
10, 20, 36, 38, 40
 Chico Landi
49
10
 Gerino Gerini
28
10
 Jean Behra
35
30, 32, 4, 46, 6, 8
 Jo Bonnier
26
34
 José Froilan González
34
12
 Luigi Piotti
43
8
 Luigi Villoresi
47
34
 Mike Hawthorn
27
38
 Piero Taruffi
50
8
 Stirling Moss
27
2, 28, 30, 34, 36, 6, 7
 Umberto Maglioli
28
46, 8
Murrell Belanger
(Murrell Belanger)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Tony Bettenhausen
40
99
Novi Racing Corp
(Novi Racing Corp)
 Kurtis Kraft / Novi Paul Russo
42
29
Ottorino Volonterio
(Ottorino Volonterio)
 Maserati / Maserati Ottorino Volonterio
39
22
Pat Clancy
(Pat Clancy)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Al Herman
29
12
Pete Salemi
(Pete Salemi)
 Kuzma / Offenhauser Eddie Johnson
37
81
 Gene Hartley
30
82
Peter Schmidt
(Peter Schmidt)
 Kuzma / Offenhauser Johnny Thomson
34
88
Piero Scotti
(Piero Scotti)
 Connaught / Alta Piero Scotti
47
28
Racing Associates
(Racing Associates)
 Kuzma / Offenhauser Bob Sweikert
30
1
Ray Crawford
(Ray Crawford)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Ray Crawford
41
49
Samuel W Traylor III
(Samuel W. Traylor III)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Al Keller
36
55
Scuderia Centro Sud
(Scuderia Centro Sud)
 Ferrari / Ferrari Giorgio Scarlatti
35
14
 Maserati / Maserati Emmanuel de Graffenried
42
14
 Harry Schell
35
12
 Louis Chiron
57
34
 Luigi Villoresi
47
22
Scuderia Guastalla
(Scuderia Guastalla)
 Maserati / Maserati Gerino Gerini
28
42
 Umberto Maglioli
28
12
Shannon Bros
(Shannon Bros)
 Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser Duke Dinsmore
43
64
Vanwall
(Vandervell Products)
 Vanwall / Vanwall Colin Chapman
28
26
 Harry Schell
35
10, 16, 18, 22, 24
 José Froilan González
34
18
 Maurice Trintignant
39
12, 14, 17, 20
 Mike Hawthorn
27
24
 Piero Taruffi
50
16

Non-championship races

Team
(Entrants)
Car / EngineDriverAgeCar No
Alastair Birrell
(Alastair Birrell)
 Cooper / BristolJimmy Somervail
26
Alberto Uria
(Alberto Uria)
 Maserati / Maserati Alberto Uria
32
16
Alex McMillan
(Alex McMillan)
 Cooper / ClimaxAlex McMillan
68, 9
BRM
(Owen Racing Organisation)
 BRM / BRM Mike Hawthorn
27
1, 4, 9
 Tony Brooks
24
1, 2, 5
 Maserati / Maserati Mike Hawthorn
27
14
Berardo Taraschi
(Berardo Taraschi)
 Ferrari / FerrariBerardo Taraschi
-, 18
Bill Frost
(Bill Frost,
Frost Cars Ltd)
 Lotus / ClimaxBill Frost
20, 4, 48
Bill Morice
(Bill Morice)
 Cooper / BristolBill Morice
-, 10
Bob Evans
(Bob Evans)
Kinloch / Climax Bob Evans
9
1
Bob Gerard
(Bob Gerard)
 Cooper / Bristol Bob Gerard
42
12, 17, 25, 9
Brabham
(Jack Brabham)
 Cooper / Climax Jack Brabham
30
24
 Maserati / Maserati Jack Brabham
30
-, 16, 9
Bruce Halford
(Bruce Halford)
 Maserati / Maserati Bruce Halford
25
-, 12, 21, 7, 9
Circle los Amigos
(Circle los Amigos)
 Ferrari / Ferrari Jean Lucas
39
-
Connaught Engineering
(Connaught Engineering)
 Connaught / Alta Archie Scott-Brown
29
-, 2, 3, 5, 6
 Bob Gerard
42
8
 Desmond Titterington
28
22, 4, 6
 Jack Fairman
43
3, 7
 Les Leston
36
1, 7
Mike Oliver
8
 Piero Scotti
47
10, 20
 Stuart Lewis-Evans
26
4
Cooper
(Cooper Car Co)
 Cooper / Climax Jack Brabham
30
14, 2, 31, 89
 Mike MacDowel
24
15, 31, 87
 Roy Salvadori
34
1, 29, 40, 78, 88
Dennis Taylor
(Dennis Taylor)
 Cooper / Climax Dennis Taylor
35
20, 21, 33, 5, 86
Dick Gibson
(Dick Gibson)
 Connaught / Connaught Dick Gibson
38
6
 Connaught / Lea-Francis Dick Gibson
38
12, 19, 22
E.W. Holt
(E.W. Holt)
 Connaught / Lea-FrancisBill Holt
23, 4
Ecurie Demi-Litre
(Ecurie Demi-Litre)
 Cooper / Climax Ivor Bueb
33
12, 22, 38, 4, 72
 Lotus / Climax Mike Hawthorn
27
28
Ecurie Rosier
(Ecurie Rosier)
 Ferrari / Ferrari Ken Wharton
40
12
 Maserati / Maserati Louis Rosier
51
-, 12, 14
Elva Engineering Co
(Elva Engineering Co)
Elva / Climax Archie Scott-Brown
29
70
Emeryson
(Emeryson Cars)
 Emeryson / Alta Paul Emery
40
-, 11, 5
Equipe Endeavour
(Equipe Endeavour)
 Cooper / Lea-FrancisNoel Cunningham-Reid
96
Equipe Gordini
(Equipe Gordini)
 Gordini / Gordini André Pilette
38
10, 11
 André Simon
36
-
Georges Burgraff
-
Hermanos da Silva Ramos
-, 11, 20
 Robert Manzon
39
-, 2, 24
 Élie Bayol
42
3
Eric Brandon
(Eric Brandon)
Halseylec / ClimaxGeorge Wicken
7
Peter Jopp
14, 15, 8
F. Dodson Ltd
(F. Dodson Ltd)
 Cooper / ClimaxRobin MacKenzie-Low
5, 7, 77
Ferrari
(Scuderia Ferrari)
 Ferrari / Ferrari Olivier Gendebien
32
38
 Peter Collins
25
36
 Lancia / Lancia Eugenio Castellotti
26
-, 16, 32
 Juan Manuel Fangio
45
1, 30, 4
 Luigi Musso
32
-, 26, 34
 Peter Collins
25
2, 28
Fred Marriott
(Fred Marriott)
 Lotus / ClimaxFred Marriott
49
Gerald Towse
(Gerald Towse)
 Cooper / ClimaxGerald Towse
102, 4
Gilby Engineering
(Gilby Engineering)
 Connaught / Lea-Francis Roy Salvadori
34
10
 Maserati / Maserati Roy Salvadori
34
-, 10, 15, 8
Giorgio Scarlatti
(Giorgio Scarlatti)
 Ferrari / Ferrari Giorgio Scarlatti
35
-, 8
Gordon Jones
(Gordon Jones)
 Lotus / ClimaxGordon Jones
103, 2
Gould's Garage
(Gould's Garage (Bristol))
 Maserati / Maserati Horace Gould
38
-, 6, 7
Horace Richards
(Horace Richards)
 HAR / RileyHorace Richards
84
J.E. Byrnes
(J.E. Byrnes)
Beart-Rodger / OSCA Ian Burgess
26
27, 41, 67
J.K. Hall
(J.K. Hall)
 Lotus / ClimaxKeith Hall
21, 83
JBW
(J.B. Naylor)
 Lotus / Maserati Brian Naylor
33
24
Jack Richards
(Jack Richards)
 Lotus / Climax Graham Hill
27
18
Jack Richards
14, 50, 6, 94
John Coombs
(John Coombs)
 Lotus / Climax Ron Flockhart
33
69
 Lotus / Lea-Francis Tony Brooks
24
10
John Fisher
(John Fisher)
Revis / BorgwardJohn Fisher
32, 54
John Young
(John Young)
 Connaught / Lea-FrancisJohn Young
18, 24
Ken Wharton
(Ken Wharton)
 Cooper / Climax Ken Wharton
40
74
Leslie Hunt
(Leslie Hunt)
 Cooper / Aston MartinLeslie Hunt
-, 6
Lewis Bramley
(Lewis Bramley)
 Lotus / ClimaxLewis Bramley
99
Lotus
(Team Lotus)
 Lotus / Climax Cliff Allison
24
16, 36, 6, 81
 Colin Chapman
28
15, 17, 30, 33, 80
Keith Hall
35
 Reg Bicknell
41
17, 18, 25, 34, 82
Luigi Piotti
(Luigi Piotti)
 Maserati / Maserati Luigi Piotti
43
14
Maserati
(Officine Alfieri Maserati)
 Maserati / Maserati Carlos Menditéguy
42
6
 Chico Landi
49
10
 Harry Schell
35
-
 Jean Behra
35
30, 4
 Luigi Piotti
43
8
Pablo Gulle
12
 Stirling Moss
27
2
Mervyn Kearon
(Mervyn Kearon)
 Lotus / ClimaxEdward Greenall
90
Moss
(Stirling Moss Ltd)
 Maserati / Maserati Stirling Moss
27
1, 7
Nixon's Garage
(Nixon's Garage)
 Cooper / Climax George Nixon
79
Ottorino Volonterio
(Ottorino Volonterio)
 Maserati / Maserati Ottorino Volonterio
39
-
Peter Jackson
(Peter Jackson)
 Cooper / ClimaxPeter Jackson
76
R.R.C. Walker Racing Team
(R.R.C. Walker Racing Team)
 Connaught / Alta Reg Parnell
45
17, 8, 9
 Cooper / Climax Tony Brooks
24
23, 92
Raymon Thackwell
(Raymon Thackwell)
 Cooper / ClimaxRaymon Thackwell
73
Scuderia Centro Sud
(Scuderia Centro Sud)
 Ferrari / FerrariAldo Pedini
-
 Maserati / MaseratiFrancesco Godia Sales
-
 Luigi Villoresi
47
-, 12
Scuderia Guastalla
(Scuderia Guastalla)
 Maserati / Maserati Gerino Gerini
28
-, 2
T. Sopwith
(T. Sopwith)
 Cooper / Lea-Francis Reg Parnell
45
7
 Lotus / Climax Mackay Fraser
29
75
The Border Reivers
(The Border Reivers)
 Lotus / ClimaxJimmy Somervail
19
Tojeiro Car Co
(Tojeiro Car Co)
 Tojeiro / ClimaxGordon Rolls
51
Tom Dickson
(Tom Dickson)
 Lotus / ClimaxTom Dickson
97
Tony Marsh
(Tony Marsh)
 Cooper / Climax Tony Marsh
25
6
Unknown
(Alan Mann,
Chris Summers,
G.G. Smith,
Graham Hill,
Jim Russell,
Mike Clarke,
Peter Gammon,
S. Greene,
Unknown)
 Connaught / Connaught Bob Berry
-
 Dick Gibson
38
-
 Cooper / ClimaxChris Summers
8
 Jack Brabham
30
30
 Keith Greene
18
6
Peter Gammon
10, 22
Elva / Maserati Ian Raby
35
12
 HWM / AltaAlan Mann
11
 Lancia / Lancia Juan Manuel Fangio
45
-
 Peter Collins
25
-
 Lotus / AltaJim Russell
23
 Lotus / Climax Graham Hill
27
8
Mike Clarke
17
Vanwall
(Vandervell Products)
 Vanwall / Vanwall Harry Schell
35
4
 Stirling Moss
27
3
Weldangrind Ltd
(Weldangrind Ltd)
Par-Son / Par-SonStephen Young
55
Willment
(Willment Speed Shop)
 Cooper / Climax Les Leston
36
27, 28, 37, 78
 Willment / Climax Les Leston
36
35