Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Grand Prix of Indianapolis
1951 Grand Prix of Indianapolis

1960 - XLIV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 87. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Cloudy, Mild, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  1  4Jim RathmannWatson/Offenhauser
Ken-Paul Special
3:36'11.36-
  2  1Rodger WardWatson/Offenhauser
Leader Card 500 Roadster Special
+12.75-
  399Paul GoldsmithEpperly/Offenhauser
Demler Special
+3'07.30-
  4  7Don BransonPhillips/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
+3'07.98-
  5  3Johnny ThomsonLesovsky/Offenhauser
Adams Quarter Horse Farm Special
+3'11.35-
  622Eddie JohnsonTrevis/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
+4'10.61-
  798Lloyd RubyWatson/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
+4'25.59-
  844Bob VeithMeskowski/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
+5'17.48-
  918Bud TingelstadTrevis/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
+8'09.91-
1038Bob ChristieKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
+8'40.28-
1127Red AmickSalih/Offenhauser
King O'lawn Special
+11'10.58-
1217Duane CarterKuzma/Offenhauser
Thompson Industries Special
+11'17.20-
1339Bill HomeierKuzma/Offenhauser
Ridgewood Builders Special
+12'10.71-
1448Gene HartleyKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
+4 laps-
1565Chuck StevensonWatson/Offenhauser
Leader Card 500 Roadster Special
+4 laps-
1614Bobby GrimMeskowski/Offenhauser
Bill Forbes Racing Team Special
+6 laps-
 26S.TemplemanKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
191 lapsClutch
 56Jim HurtubiseChristensen/Offenhauser
Travelon Trailer Special
185 lapsEngine
 10Jimmy BryanEpperly/Offenhauser
Metal Cal Special
152 lapsFuel pump
 28Troy RuttmanWatson/Offenhauser
John Zink Heater Special
134 lapsAxle
   6Eddie SachsEwing/Offenhauser
Dean Van Lines Special
132 lapsMagneto
 73Don FreelandKurtis KK500H/Offenhauser
Ross-Babcock Traveler Special
129 lapsMagneto
   2Tony BettenhausenWatson/Offenhauser
Dowgard Special
125 lapsEngine
 32Wayne WeilerEpperly/Offenhauser
Ansted Rotary Special
103 lapsAccident
   5AJ FoytKurtis KK500J/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
  90 lapsClutch
 46Eddie RussoKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Go Kart Special
  84 lapsAccident
   8Johnny BoydEpperly/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
  77 lapsEngine
 37Gene ForceKurtis KK500J/Offenhauser
Makay Special
  74 lapsBrakes
 16Jim McWitheyEpperly/Offenhauser
Hoover Motor Express Special
  60 lapsBrakes
   9Len SuttonWatson/Offenhauser
S-R Racing Enterprises Special
  47 lapsEngine
 97Dick RathmannWatson/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
  42 lapsBrakes
 76Al HermanEwing/Offenhauser
Joe Hunt Magneto Special
  34 lapsClutch
 23Dempsey WilsonKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bryant Heating & Cooling Special
  11 lapsMagneto
Lap Leaders
 Rodger Ward    1-1
 Eddie Sachs    2-3
 Rodger Ward    4-18
 Troy Ruttman  19-24
 Jim Rathmann  25-37
 Rodger Ward  38-41
 Eddie Sachs  42-51
 Troy Ruttman  52-56
 Eddie Sachs  57-61
 Jim Rathmann  62-69
 Eddie Sachs  70-72
 Jim Rathmann  73-74
 Eddie Sachs  75-75
 Jim Rathmann  76-85
 Johnny Thomson  86-95
 Jim Rathmann  96-122
 Rodger Ward123-127
 Jim Rathmann128-141
 Rodger Ward142-146
 Jim Rathmann147-147
 Rodger Ward148-151
 Jim Rathmann152-162
 Rodger Ward163-169
 Jim Rathmann170-170
 Rodger Ward171-177
 Jim Rathmann178-182
 Rodger Ward183-189
 Jim Rathmann190-193
 Rodger Ward194-196
 Jim Rathmann197-200

1959 - XLIII Indianapolis International Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 77. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Cloudy, Mild, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  1  5Rodger WardWatson/Offenhauser
Leader Card 500 Roadster Special
3:40'49.20-
  216Jim RathmannWatson/Offenhauser
Simonize Special
+23.28-
  3  3Johnny ThomsonLesovsky/Offenhauser
Racing Associates Special
+50.64-
  4  1Tony BettenhausenEpperly/Offenhauser
Hoover Motor Express Special
+1'47.09-
  599Paul GoldsmithEpperly/Offenhauser
Demler Special
+2'06.44-
  633Johnny BoydEpperly/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
+3'16.98-
  737Duane CarterKurtis/Offenhauser
Smokey's Reserve Torque Special
+4'09.92-
  819Eddie JohnsonKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bryant Heating & Cooling Special
+4'10.53-
  945Paul RussoKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+4'11.04-
1010AJ FoytKuzma/Offenhauser
Dean Van Lines Special
+4'14.48-
1188Gene HartleyKuzma/Offenhauser
Drewry's Special
+5'42.48-
1274Bob VeithMoore/Offenhauser
John Zink Heater Special
+6'09.73-
1389Al HermanDunn/Offenhauser
Dunn Engineering Special
+6'40.40-
1466Jimmy DaywaltKurtis/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
+6'41.54-
1571Chuck ArnoldKurtis/Offenhauser
Hall-Mar Special
+8'19.86-
1658Jim McWitheyKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Ray Brady Special
+11'41.69-
 44Eddie SachsKuzma/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
182 lapsSpun off
 57Al KellerKuzma/Offenhauser
Helse Special
163 lapsEngine
 64Pat FlahertyWatson/Offenhauser
John Zink Heater Special
162 lapsAccident
 73Dick RathmannWatson/Offenhauser
Mac Namara-Chiropractic Special
150 lapsFire
 53Bill CheesbourgKuzma/Offenhauser
Greenman-Casale Special
147 lapsMagneto
 15Don FreelandKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
136 lapsMagneto
 49Ray CrawfordElder/Offenhauser
Meguiar's Mirror Glaze Special
115 lapsAccident
   9Don BransonPhillips/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
112 lapsSuspension
 65Bob ChristieKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
109 lapsEngine
 48Bobby GrimKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
  85 lapsMagneto
 24Jack TurnerChristensen/Offenhauser
Travelon Trailer Special
  47 lapsFuel leak
   7Jud LarsonKurtis/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
  45 lapsAccident
 87Red AmickKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Wheelers-Foutch Special
  45 lapsAccident
 47Chuck WeyantKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Makay Special
  45 lapsAccident
 77Mike MagillSutton/Offenhauser
Dayton Steel Foundry Special
  45 lapsAccident
   8Len SuttonLesovsky/Offenhauser
Wolcott Special
  34 lapsAccident
   6Jimmy BryanEpperly/Offenhauser
Belond Ap Muffler Special
    1 lapEngine
Lap Leaders
 Johnny Thomson    1-4
 Rodger Ward    5-12
 Jim Rathmann  13-13
 Rodger Ward  14-16
 Jim Rathmann  17-30
 Pat Flaherty  31-31
 Jim Rathmann  32-33
 Pat Flaherty  34-40
 Jim Rathmann  41-42
 Pat Flaherty  43-45
 Rodger Ward  46-48
 Johnny Thomson  49-84
 Rodger Ward  85-200

1958 - XLII Indianapolis International Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 68. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Sunny, Mild, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  1  1Jimmy BryanEpperly/Offenhauser
Belond Ap Special
3:44'13.80-
  299George AmickEpperly/Offenhauser
Demler Special
+27.63-
  3  9Johnny BoydKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
+1'09.97-
  433Tony BettenhausenEpperly/Offenhauser
Jones & Maley Special
+1'34.81-
  5  2Jim RathmannEpperly/Offenhauser
Leader Card 500 Roadster Special
+1'35.62-
  616Jimmy ReeceWatson/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
+2'16.95-
  726Don FreelandPhillips/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
+2'21.06-
  844Jud LarsonWatson/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
+5'34.02-
  961Eddie JohnsonKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bryant Heating & Cooling Special
+6'15.76-
1054Bill CheesbourgKurtis Kraft/Novi
Novi Automotive Air Cond Special
+8'03.59-
1152Al KellerKurtis KK500G-2/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+9'14.20-
1245Johnnie ParsonsKurtis Kraft/Offenhauser
Gerhardt Special
+9'40.85-
1319Johnnie TolanKuzma/Offenhauser
Greenman-Casale Special
+9'52.24-
1465Bob ChristieKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
189 lapsSpun off
 59Dempsey WilsonKuzma/Offenhauser
Sorenson Special
151 lapsFire
 29AJ FoytKuzma/Offenhauser
Deanvan Lines Special
148 lapsSpun off
 77Mike MagillKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Dayton Steel Foundry Special
136 lapsDisqualified
 15Paul RussoKurtis Kraft/Novi
Novi Automotive Air Cond Special
122 lapsThrottle
 83S.TemplemanKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
116 lapsBrakes
   8Rodger WardLesovsky/Offenhauser
Wolcott Fuel Injection Special
  93 lapsMagneto
 43Billy GarrettKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
  80 lapsMagneto
 88Eddie SachsKuzma/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
  68 lapsTransmission
   7Johnny ThomsonKurtis Kraft/Offenhauser
D-A Lubricant Special
  52 lapsSteering
 89Chuck WeyantDunn/Offenhauser
Dunn Engineering Special
  38 lapsAccident
 25Jack TurnerLesovsky/Offenhauser
Massaglia Hotels Special
  21 lapsFuel pump
 14Bob VeithKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
    1 lapAccident
 97Dick RathmannWatson/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
    0 lapsAccident
   5Ed ElisianWatson/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
    0 lapsAccident
   4Pat O'ConnorKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
    0 lapsAccident
 31Paul GoldsmithKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
City Of Daytona Beach Special
    0 lapsAccident
 92Jerry UnserKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Makay Special
    0 lapsAccident
 68Len SuttonKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
    0 lapsAccident
 57Art BischKuzma/Offenhauser
Helse Special
    0 lapsAccident
Lap Leaders
 Jimmy Bryan    1-18
 Tony Bettenhausen  19-20
 Eddie Sachs  21-21
 Tony Bettenhausen  22-25
 Jimmy Bryan  26-26
 George Amick  27-30
 Jimmy Bryan  31-31
 George Amick  32-34
 Tony Bettenhausen  35-35
 George Amick  36-46
 Jimmy Bryan  47-48
 Tony Bettenhausen  49-49
 Jimmy Bryan  50-52
 Tony Bettenhausen  53-65
 Jimmy Bryan  66-104
 Tony Bettenhausen105-107
 Johnny Boyd108-125
 Jimmy Bryan126-200

1957 - XLI Indianapolis International Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 59. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Cloudy, Mild, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  1  9Sam HanksEpperly/Offenhauser
Belond Exhaust Special
3:41'14.25-
  226Jim RathmannEpperly/Offenhauser
Chiropractic Special
+21.46-
  3  1Jimmy BryanKuzma/Offenhauser
Dean Van Lines Special
+2'13.97-
  454Paul RussoKurtis Kraft/Novi
Novi Automotive Air Cond Special
+2'56.86-
  573Andy LindenKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Mac Namara-Veedol Special
+3'14.27-
  6  6Johnny BoydKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
+4'35.27-
  748Marshall TeagueKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
+4'45.58-
  812Pat O'ConnorKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
+5'33.15-
  9  7Bob VeithPhillips/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
+6'17.11-
1022Gene HartleyLesovsky/Offenhauser
Massaglia Hotels Special
+7'10.12-
1119Jack TurnerKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+7'56.07-
1210Johnny ThomsonKuzma/Offenhauser
D-A Lubricant Special
+1 lap-
1395Bob ChristieKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Jones & Maley Special
+3 laps-
1482Chuck WeyantKuzma/Offenhauser
Central Excavating Special
+4 laps-
1527Tony BettenhausenKurtis Kraft/Novi
Novi Automotive Air Cond Special
+5 laps-
1618Johnnie ParsonsKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
+5 laps-
17  3Don FreelandKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Ansted Rotary Special
+8 laps-
   5Jimmy ReeceKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Hoyt Machine Special
182 lapsThrottle
 92Don EdmundsKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Makay Special
170 lapsSpun off
 28Johnnie TolanKuzma/Offenhauser
Greenman-Casale Special
138 lapsClutch
 89Al HermanDunn/Offenhauser
Dunn Engineering Special
111 lapsAccident
 14Fred AgabashianKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
107 lapsFuel leak
 88Eddie SachsKuzma/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
105 lapsFuel pump
 77Mike MagillKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Dayton Steel Foundry Special
101 lapsAccident
 43Eddie JohnsonKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
  93 lapsWheel bearing
 31Bill CheesbourgKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Shildmeiers Seal Line Special
  81 lapsFuel leak
 16Al KellerKurtis KK500G/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
  75 lapsAccident
 57Jimmy DaywaltKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Helse Special
  53 lapsAccident
 83Ed ElisianKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
  51 lapsRetirement
   8Rodger WardLesovsky/Offenhauser
Wolcott Fuel Injection Special
  27 lapsCompressor
 52Troy RuttmanWatson/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
  13 lapsEngine
 23Elmer GeorgeKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Travelon Trailer Special
    0 lapsAccident
 55Eddie RussoKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Sclavi & Amos Special
    0 lapsAccident
Lap Leaders
 Pat O'Connor    1-4
 Troy Ruttman    5-6
 Pat O'Connor    7-9
 Troy Ruttman  10-11
 Paul Russo  12-35
 Sam Hanks  36-48
 Johnny Thomson  49-53
 Sam Hanks  54-110
 Jim Rathmann111-134
 Sam Hanks135-200

1956 - XL Indianapolis International Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 51. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Overcast, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  1  8Pat FlahertyWatson/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
3:53'28.84-
  2  4Sam HanksKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Jones & Maley Special
+20.45-
  316Don FreelandPhilips/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
+1'30.23-
  498Johnnie ParsonsKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
+3'25.69-
  573Dick RathmannKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
+4'21.81-
  6  1Bob SweikertKuzma/Offenhauser
D-A Lubricant Special
+5'35.05-
  714Bob VeithKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
+6'25.63-
  819Rodger WardKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Filter Queel Special
+6'32.31-
  926Jimmy ReeceLesovsky/Offenhauser
Massaglia Hotels Special
+6'38.31-
1027Cliff GriffithStevens/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
+1 lap-
1182Gene HartleyKuzma/Offenhauser
Central Excavating Special
+4 laps-
1242Fred AgabashianKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
+4 laps-
1357Bob ChristieKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Helse Special
+4 laps-
1455Al KellerKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Sam Traylor Special
+5 laps-
1581Eddie JohnsonKuzma/Offenhauser
Central Excavating Special
+5 laps-
1641Billy GarrettKuzma/Offenhauser
Greenman-Casale Special
+6 laps-
1764Duke DinsmoreKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Shannon's Special
+9 laps-
18  7Pat O'ConnorKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Ansted Rotary Special
+13 laps-
19  2Jimmy BryanKuzma/Offenhauser
Dean Van Lines Special
+15 laps-
 24Jim RathmannKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Hopkins Special
175 lapsEngine
 34Johnnie TolanKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Trio Brass Foundry Special
173 lapsEngine
 10Ed ElisianKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Hoyt Machine Special
160 lapsShared drive
 99Tony BettenhausenKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Belanger Motors Special
160 lapsAccident
 48Jimmy DaywaltKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
134 lapsAccident
 54Jack TurnerKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Travelon Trailer Special
131 lapsEngine
 89Keith AndrewsKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Dunn Engineering Special
  94 lapsTransmission
   5 Andy LindenKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
  90 lapsOil leak
 12Al HermanKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
  74 lapsAccident
 49Ray CrawfordKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Crawford Special
  49 lapsAccident
 15Johnny BoydKurtis KK500E/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
  35 lapsOil leak
 53Troy RuttmanKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
  22 lapsSpun off
 88Johnny ThomsonKuzma/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
  22 lapsSpun off
 29Paul RussoKurtis/Novi
Novi Vespa
  21 lapsAccident
Lap Leaders
 Jim Rathmann    1-3
 Pat O'Connor    4-10
 Paul Russo  11-21
 Pat O'Connor  22-40
 Pat Flaherty  41-41
 Pat O'Connor  42-44
 Pat Flaherty  45-45
 Pat O'Connor  46-55
 Johnnie Parsons  56-71
 Donald Freeland  72-75
 Pat Flaherty  76-200

1955 - XXXIX Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 44. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Cold.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  1  6Bob SweikertKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
3:53'59.53-
  210Tony BettenhausenKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Chapmann Special
+2'43.56-
  210Paul RussoKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Chapmann Special
--
  315Jimmy DaviesKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+3'32.36-
  444Johnny ThomsonKuzma/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
+3'38.91-
  577Walt FaulknerKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Merz Engineering Special
+5'17.17-
  577Bill HomeierKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Merz Engineering Special
--
  619Andy LindenKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Massaglia Special
+5'57.94-
  771Al HermanKurtis/Offenhauser
Martin Bros Special
+6'24.24-
  829Pat O'ConnorKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Ansted Rotary Special
+6'41.60-
  948Jimmy DaywaltKurtis/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
+7'09.81-
1089Pat FlahertyKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Dunn Engineering Special
+7'46.54-
1198Duane CarterKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
+3 laps-
1241Chuck WeyantKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
+4 laps-
1383Eddie JohnsonTrevis/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
+4 laps-
1433Jim RathmannEpperly/Offenhauser
Belond Miracle Power Special
+9 laps-
 12Don FreelandPhillips/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
178 lapsTransmission
 22Cal NidayKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
D-A Lubricant Special
170 lapsAccident
 99Art CrossKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Belanger Motors Special
168 lapsEngine
 81S.TemplemanTravis/Offenhauser
Central Excavating Special
142 lapsTransmission
   8Sam HanksKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Jones & Maley Special
134 lapsTransmission
 31Keith AndrewsSchroeder/Offenhauser
Mc Daniel Special
120 lapsFuel pump
 16Johnnie ParsonsKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Trio Brass Foundry Special
119 lapsMagneto
 37Eddie RussoPawl/Offenhauser
Doc Sabourin Special
112 lapsIgnition
 49Ray CrawfordKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Crawford Special
111 lapsEngine
   1Jimmy BryanKuzma/Offenhauser
Dean Van Lines Special
  90 lapsFuel pump
   4Bill VukovichKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Hopkins Special
  56 lapsAccident
   3Jack McGrathKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Hinkle Special
  54 lapsMagneto
 42Al KellerKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Sam Traylor Special
  54 lapsAccident
 39Johnny BoydKurtis KK500D/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
  53 lapsAccident
 68Ed ElisianKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Westwood Tool & Gauge Special
  53 lapsRetirement
 27Rodger WardKuzma/Offenhauser
Aristo Blue Special
  53 lapsAccident
 23Jerry HoytStevens/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
  40 lapsOil leak
 14Fred AgabashianKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
  39 lapsSpun off
   5Jimmy ReecePankratz/Offenhauser
Malloy Special
  10 lapsEngine
Lap Leaders
 Jack McGrath    1-3
 Bill Vukovich    4-14
 Jack McGrath  15-15
 Bill Vukovich  16-24
 Jack McGrath  25-26
 Bill Vukovich  27-56
 Jimmy Bryan  57-57
 Bob Sweikert  58-58
 Jimmy Bryan  59-88
 Bob Sweikert  89-132
 Art Cross133-156
 Donald Freeland157-159
 Bob Sweikert160-200

1954 - XXXVIII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes Starting grid
31 May. Race 34. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Very hot.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  114Bill VukovichKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Fuel Injection Engineering Special
3:49'17.27-
  2  9Jimmy BryanKuzma/Offenhauser
Dean Van Lines Special
+1'09.95-
  3  2Jack McGrathKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Hinkle Special
+1'19.73-
  434Troy RuttmanKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
+2'52.68-
  434Duane CarterKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
70 laps-
  573Mike NazarukKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
+3'24.55-
  677Fred AgabashianKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Merz Engineering Special
+3'47.55-
  7  7Don FreelandPhillips/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
+4'13.35-
  8  5Paul RussoKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Ansted Rotary Engineering Special
+5'01.17-
  8  5Jerry HoytKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Ansted Rotary Engineering Special
50 laps-
  928Larry CrockettKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
+7'07.24-
1024Cal NidayStevens/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
+7'07.69-
1145Art CrossKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+8'22.19-
1145Jimmy DaviesKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
30 laps-
1145Johnnie ParsonsKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
22 laps-
1145Andy LindenKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
17 laps-
1145Sam HanksKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
11 laps-
1298Walt FaulknerKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
+1 lap-
1298Chuck StevensonKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
82 laps-
1388Manny AyuloKuzma/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
+3 laps-
1417Bob SweikertKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Lutes Truck Parts Special
+3 laps-
1516Duane CarterKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
+4 laps-
1516Jimmy JacksonKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
57 laps-
1516Tony BettenhausenKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
34 laps-
1516Marshall TeagueKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
29 laps-
1632Ernie McCoyKurtis KK 500B/Offenhauser
Crawford Special
+6 laps-
1725Jimmy ReecePankratz/Offenhauser
Malloy Special
+6 laps-
1827Ed ElisianStevens/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
+7 laps-
1827Bob ScottStevens/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
45 laps-
1971Frank ArmiKurtis/Offenhauser
Martin Bros Special
+7 laps-
1971George FonderKurtis/Offenhauser
Martin Bros Special
+7 laps-
   1Sam HanksKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
112 lapsSpun off
   1Jimmy DaviesKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
  36 lapsShared drive
   1Jim RathmannKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
  43 lapsShared drive
 35Pat O'ConnorKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Hopkins Special
181 lapsSpun off
 12Rodger WardPawl/Offenhauser
Doc Sabourin Special
105 lapsRetirement
 12Eddie JohnsonPawl/Offenhauser
Doc Sabourin Special
  67 lapsShared drive
 31Gene HartleyKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
151 lapsClutch
 31Marshall TeagueKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
  17 laps Shared drive
 74Andy LindenSchroeder/Offenhauser
Brown Motor Co. Special
113 lapsSuspension
 43Johnny ThomsonNichels/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
113 lapsRetirement
 43Andy LindenNichels/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
  27 lapsShared drive
 74Bob ScottSchroeder/Offenhauser
Brown Motor Co. Special
  52 lapsShared drive
 43Bill HomeierNichels/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
  25 lapsShared drive
 99Jerry HoytKurtis/Offenhauser
Belanger Motors Special
130 lapsEngine
 19Jimmy DaywaltKurtis KK500/Offenhauser
CSumar Special
111 lapsAccident
 38Jim RathmannKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
  95 lapsAccident
 38Pat FlahertyKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
  15 lapsShared drive
 10Tony BettenhausenKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Mel Wiggers Special
105 lapsWheel
 65Spider WebbBromme/Offenhauser
Advance Muffler Special
  54 lapsFuel pump
 65Danny KladisBromme/Offenhauser
Advance Muffler Special
  50 lapsShared drive
 33Len DuncanSchroeder/Offenhauser
Ray Brady Special
  43 lapsBrakes
 33George FonderSchroeder/Offenhauser
Ray Brady Special Schroeder
  58 lapsShared drive
 15Johnnie ParsonsKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Belond Equaflow Exhaust Special
  79 lapsEngine
 51Bill HomeierKurtis KK500C/Offenhauser
Johes & Maley Special
  74 lapsAccident
Lap Leaders
 Jack McGrath    1-44
 Jimmy Daywalt  45-50
 Art Cross  51-54
 Jimmy Daywalt  55-55
 Art Cross  56-59
 Jimmy Daywalt  60-60
 Bill Vukovich  61-61
 Sam Hanks  62-62
 Jimmy Bryan  63-88
 Jack McGrath  89-91
 Bill Vukovich  92-129
 Jimmy Bryan130-149
 Bill Vukovich150-200

1953 - XXXVII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 25. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Very hot, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  114Bill VukovichKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Fuel Injection Engineering Special
3:53'01.69-
  216Art CrossKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Springfield Welding's Clay Smith
+3'30.87-
  3  3Sam HanksKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+4'11.50-
  3  3Duane CarterKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
49 laps-
  459Feed AgabashianKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Grancor-Elgin Piston Pin Special
+4'39.24-
  459Paul RussoKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Grancor-Elgin Piston Pin Special
96 laps-
  5  5Jack McGrathKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Hinkle Special
+7'49.64-
  648Jimmy DaywaltKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Sumar Special
+8'10.21-
  7  2Jim RathmannKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Travelon Trailor Special
+8'46.02-
  7  2Eddie JohnsonKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Travelon Trailor Special
88 laps-
  812Ernie McCoyStevens/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
+10'04.55-
  998Tony BettenhausenKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
115 lapsAccident
  998C.StevensonKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
  44 laps-
  998Gene HartleyKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
  37 laps-
1053Jimmy DaviesKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Pat Clancy Special
+7 laps-
11  9Duke NalonKurtis/Novi
Novi Governor Special
191 lapsAccident
1273Bob ScottKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
+10 laps-
1273C.ScarboroughKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
  69 laps-
1388Manny AyuloKuzma/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
184 lapsEngine
14  8Jimmy BryanSchroeder/Offenhauser
Blakely Oil Special
+17 laps-
1549Bill HollandKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Crawford Special
141 lapsMagneto
1549Jim RathmannKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Crawford Special
  36 laps-
1692Rodger WardKurtis/Offenhauser
M.A.Walker Electric Special
138 lapsAxle
1692Andy LindenKurtis/Offenhauser
M.A.Walker Electric Special
  29 laps-
1692Duke DinsmoreKurtis/Offenhauser
M.A.Walker Electric Special
  10 laps-
1723Walt FaulknerKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
+24 laps-
1723Johnny MantzKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
  42 laps-
 22Marshall TeagueKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Hart Fullerton Special
169 lapsOil leak
 62Spider WebbKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Lubri-loy Special
112 lapsOil leak
 62J.ThomsonKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Lubri-loy Special
  45 lapsShared drive
 62Jackie HolmesKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Lubri-loy Special
    9 lapsShared drive
 51Bob SweikertKuzma/Offenhauser
Dean Van Lines Special
151 lapsSuspension
 83Mike NazarukTurner/Offenhauser
Kalamazoo Special
146 lapsTransmission
 77Pat FlahertyKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
115 lapsAccident
 55Jerry HoytKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
  82 lapsOverheating
 55C.StevensonKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
  13 lapsShared drive
 55Andy LindenKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
  12 lapsShared drive
   4Duane CarterLesovsky/Offenhauser
Belanger's Miracle Power Special
  94 lapsIgnition
   7Paul RussoKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
  89 lapsMagneto
 21Johnnie ParsonsKurtis KK500B/Offenhauser
Felond Equaflow Exhaust Special
  86 lapsEngine
 38Don FreelandWatson/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
  76 lapsAccident
 41Gene HartleyKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
  53 lapsAccident
 97C.StevensonKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
  42 lapsFuel leak
 99Cal NidayKurtis/Offenhauser
Belanger's Miracle Power Special
  30 lapsMagneto
 29Bob ScottBromme/Offenhauser
Belond Equaflow Exhaust Special
  14 lapsOil leak
 56J.ThomsonDel Roy/Offenhauser
Doc Sabourin Special
    6 lapsIgnition
 32Andy LindenStevens/Offenhauser
Cop-Sil-Loy Brake Special
    3 lapsAccident
Lap Leaders
 Bill Vukovich    1-48
 Fred Agabashian  49-49
 Jim Rathmann  50-50
 Sam Hanks  51-53
 Bill Vukovich  54-200

1952 - XXXVI Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 17. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Sunny, Mild, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  198Troy RuttmanKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian Special
3:52'41.88-
  259Jim RathmannKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Grancor Wynn's Special
+4'02.33-
  318Sam HanksKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+6'11.61-
  4  1Duane CarterLesovsky/Offenhauser
Belanger Motors Special
+6'48.34-
  533Art CrossKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
+8'40.15-
  677Jimmy BryanKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
+9'24.32-
  737Jimmy ReeceKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
+10'35.24-
  854George ConnorKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
+12'00.61-
  922Cliff GriffithKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Tom Sarafoff Special
+12'23.76-
10  5J.ParsonsKurtis/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
+13'37.78-
11  4Jack McGrathKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Hinkle Special
+14'21.72-
1229Jim RigsbyWatson/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
+16'05.10-
1314Joe JamesKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+16'55.65-
14  7Bill SchindlerStevens/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
+18'48.66-
1565George FonderSherman/Offenhauser
Leitenberger Special
+3 laps-
1681Eddie JohnsonTrevis/Offenhauser
Central Excavating Special
+7 laps-
1726Bill VukovichKurtis KK500A/Offenhauser
Fuel Injection Engineering Special
191 lapsSteering
1816C.StevensonKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Springfield Welding's Clay Smith
+13 laps-
19  2Henry BanksLesovsky/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special
+16 laps-
20  8Manny AyuloKurtis/Offenhauser
Coast Grain Special
+16 laps-
2131J.McDowellKurtis/Offenhauser
Mc Dowell Special
+18 laps-
 48Spider WebbBromme/Offenhauser
Granatelli Racing Enterprises
162 lapsOil leak
 34Rodger WardKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
130 lapsOil pressure
 27Tony BettenhausenDeidt/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special
  93 lapsOil pressure
 36Duke NalonKurtis/Novi
Novi Pure Oil Special
  84 lapsCompressor
 73Bob SweikertKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
  77 lapsDifferential
 28Fred AgabashianKurtis/Cummins Diesel
Cummins Diesel Special
  71 lapsCompressor
 67Gene HartleyKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Mel-Rae Special
  65 lapsExhaust
 93Bob ScottKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Doc Morris Special
  49 lapsTransmission
 21Chet MillerKurtis/Novi
Novi Pure Oil Special
  41 lapsCompressor
 12Alberto AscariFerrari 500 F2
 
  40 lapsWheel
 55Bobby BallStevens/Offenhauser
Ansted Rotary Special
  34 lapsGearbox
   9Andy LindenKurtis KK4000/Offenhauser
Miracle Power Special
  20 lapsOil pump
Lap Leaders
 Jack McGrath    1-6
 Bill Vukovich    7-11
 Troy Ruttman  12-12
 Bill Vukovich  13-61
 Troy Ruttman  62-82
 Bill Vukovich  83-134
 Troy Ruttman135-147
 Bill Vukovich148-191
 Troy Ruttman192-200

1951 - XXXV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 9. 200 laps. 4023 m. 804.672 km. Sunny, Hot, Dry.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  199Lee WallardKurtis/Offenhauser
Belanger Motors Special
3:57'38.05-
  283Mike NazarukKurtis/Offenhauser
Jim Robbins Special
+1'47.24-
  3  9Manny AyuloKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Hinkle Special
+2'51.39-
  3  9Jack McGrathKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Hinkle Special
100 laps-
  457Andy LindenSherman/Offenhauser
Leitenberger Special
+4'40.12-
  552Bobby BallSchroeder/Offenhauser
Blakely Oil Special
+4'52.23-
  6  1Henry BanksMoore/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special
+5'40.02-
  768Carl ForbergKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
+7 laps-
  827Duane CarterDeidt/Offenhauser
Mobilegas Special
+20 laps-
   5Tony BettenhausenDeidt/Offenhauser
Moviloil Special
178 lapsSpun off
 18Duke NalonKurtis/Novi
Novi Purelube Special
151 lapsRetirement
 69Gene ForceKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Brown Motor Co. Special
142 lapsEngine
 25Sam HanksKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Pete Schmidt Special
135 lapsEngine
 10Bill SchindlerKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Chapman Special
129 lapsEngine
 16Mauri RoseDeidt/Offenhauser
Pennzoil Special
126 lapsAccident
   2Walt FaulknerKuzma/Offenhauser
Agajanian's Grant Piston Ring
123 lapsEngine
 76Jimmy DaviesPawl/Offenhauser
Parks Special
110 lapsAxle
 59Fred AgabashianKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Granatelli-Bardahl Special
109 lapsClutch
 73Carl ScarboroughKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Mac Namara Special
100 lapsAxle
 71Bill MackeyHall/Offenhauser
Karl Hall Special
  97 lapsClutch
   8Chuck StevensonMarchese/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
  93 lapsFire
   3Johnnie ParsonsKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Wynn's Friction Proofing Special
  87 lapsMagneto
   4Cecil GreenKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
  80 lapsEngine
 98Troy RuttmanKurtis KK500/Offenhauser
Agajanian's Featherweight Special
  78 lapsEngine
   6Duke DinsmoreSchroeder/Offenhauser
Brown Motor Co. Special
  73 lapsOverheating
 32Chet MillerKurtis
Novi Purelube Special
  56 lapsIgnition
 44Walt BrownKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Federal Engineering Detroit Special
  55 lapsMagneto
 48Rodger WardBromme/Offenhauser
Deck Manufacturing Special
  34 lapsOil pipe
 23Cliff GriffithKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Doc Morris Special
  30 lapsAxle
 81Bill VukovichTrevis/Offenhauser
Central Excavating Special
  29 lapsOil leak
 22George ConnorLesovsky/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special
  29 lapsTransmission
 19Mack HellingsDeidt/Offenhauser
Tuffanelli Derrico Special
  18 lapsEngine
 12Johnny McDowellMaserati 8CL/Offenhauser
W. & J. Special
  15 lapsFuel leak
 26Joe JamesWatson/Offenhauser
Bob Estes Special
    8 lapsTransmission
Lap Leaders
 Lee Wallard    1-1
 Jack McGrath    2-3
 Cecil Green    4-4
 Lee Wallard    5-6
 Jack McGrath    7-16
 Lee Wallard  17-59
 Jimmy Davies  60-77
 Cecil Green  78-81
 Lee Wallard  82-200

1950 - XXXIV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes Starting grid
30 May. Race 3. 138 laps. 4023 m. 555.224 km. Mild, Rain.
PosNoDriverCar-engineTime/DelayReason
  1  1Johnnie ParsonsKurtis/Offenhauser
Wynn's Friction Proofing Special
2:46'55.97-
  2  3Bill HollandDeidt/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special
+1 lap-
  331Mauri RoseDeidt/Offenhauser
Howard Keck Special
+1 lap-
  454Cecil GreenKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
John Zink Special
+1 lap-
  517Joie ChitwoodKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Wolfe Motor Co. Special
+2 laps-
  517Tony BettenhausenKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Wolfe Motor Co. Special
54 lap-
  6  8Lee WallardMoore/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special
+2 laps-
  798Walt FaulknerKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Grant Piston Ring Special
+3 laps-
  8  5George ConnorLesovsky/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special (Jnr)
+3 laps-
  9  7Paul RussoNichels/Offenhauser
Russo & Nichels Special
+3 laps-
1059Pat FlahertyKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Granatelli-Sabourin Special
+3 laps-
11  2Myron FohrMarchese/Offenhauser
Bardahl Special
+5 laps-
1218Duane CarterStevens/Offenhauser
Belanger Special
+5 laps-
1315Mack HellingsKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Tuffy's Offy Special
+6 laps-
1449Jack McGrathKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Hinkle Special
131 lapsSpun off
1555Troy RuttmanLesovsky/Offenhauser
Bowes Seal Fast Special
+8 laps-
1675Gene HartleyLangley/Offenhauser
Troy Oil Special
+10 laps-
1722Jimmy DaviesEwing/Offenhauser
Pat Clancy Special
+10 laps-
1862J.McDowellKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Wales Trucking Special
+10 laps-
19  4Walt BrownKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Tuffy's Offy Special
+11 laps-
2021Spider WebbMaserati/Offenhauser
Fadely-Anderson Special
+12 laps-
2181Jerry HoytKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Doc Morris Special
+13 laps-
2227Walt AderRae/Offenhauser
Sampson Special
+15 laps-
2377Jackie HolmesOlson/Offenhauser
Norm Olson Special
123 lapsSpun off
2476Jim RathmannWetteroth/Offenhauser
Pioneer Auto Repair Special
+16 laps-
 12Henry BanksMaserati/Offenhauser
I.R.C. Inc. Special
  71 lapsOil leak
 12Fred AgabashianMaserati/Offenhauser
I.R.C. Inc. Special
  41 lapsShared drive
 67Bill SchindlerSnowberger/Offenhauser
Auto Shippers Special
111 lapsTransmission
 24Bayliss LevrettAdams/Offenhauser
Palmer Special
105 lapsOil pressure
 24Bill CantrellAdams/Offenhauser
Palmer Special
    3 lapsShared drive
 28Fred AgabashianKurtis KK3000/Offenhauser
Wynn's Friction Proofing Special
  64 lapsOil leak
 61Jimmy JacksonKurtis/Cummins Diesel
Cummins Diesel Special
  52 lapsCompressor
 23Sam HanksKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Merz Engineering Special
  42 lapsOil pressure
 14Tony BettenhausenDeidt/Offenhauser
Blue Crown Spark Plug Special
  30 lapsWheel bearing
 45Dick RathmannWatson/Offenhauser
City Of Glendale Special
  25 lapsRetirement
 69Duke DinsmoreKurtis KK2000/Offenhauser
Brown Motor Co. Special
  10 lapsOil leak
Lap Leaders
 Mauri Rose    1-9
 Johnnie Parsons  10-32
 Mauri Rose  33-33
 Johnnie Parsons  34-104
 Mauri Rose105-109
 Bill Holland110-117
 Johnnie Parsons118-138

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