International 500 Mile Sweepstakes
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
2.5 Mile Paved Oval
200 Laps/500 Miles
May 30, 1955

Finish Start Driver Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Laps Status

Points

1 14 Bob Sweikert 6 John Zink Kurtis 500D Offy 200 3:53:59.53 128.209 1,000
2 2 Tony Bettenhausen 10 Chapman Kurtis 500C Offy 200 3:56:43.11 126.733 500
3 10 Jimmy Davies 15 Bardahl/Clancy Kurtis 500B Offy 200 3:57:31.89 126.299 700
4 33 Johnny Thomson 44 Peter Schmidt Kuzma D Offy 200 3:57:38.44 126.241 600
5 7 Walt Faulkner 77 Merz Engineering Kurtis 500C Offy 200 3:59:16.66 125.377 447.5
6 8 Andy Linden 19 Massaglia Hotel Kurtis 4000D Offy 200 3:59:57.47 125.022 400
7 16 Al Herman 71 Martin Brothers Silnes D Offy 200 4:00:23.81 124.794 300
8 19 Pat O'Connor 29 Ansted Rotary Kurtis 500D Offy 200 4:00:41.09 124.644 250
9 17 Jimmy Daywalt 48 Sumar Kurtis R Offy 200 4:01:09.39 124.401 200
10 12 Pat Flaherty 89 Dunn Engineering Kurtis 500B Offy 200 4:01:46.05 124.086 150
11 18 Duane Carter 98 Agajanian Kuzma D Offy 197 Flagged 100
12 25 Chuck Weyant 41 Federal Engineering Kurtis 3000D Offy 196 Flagged 50
13 32 Eddie Johnson 83 McNamara Trevis D Offy 196 Flagged
14 20 Jim Rathmann 33 Belond Miracle Power Epperly Offy 191 Flagged
15 21 Don Freeland 12 Bob Estes Phillips Offy 178 Transmission
16 9 Cal Niday 22 D-A Lubricants Kurtis 500B Offy 170 Wrecked NW
17 24 Art Cross 99 Belanger Kurtis 500D Offy 168 Spun out
18 31 Shorty Templeman 81 Central Excavating Trevis D Offy 142 Stalled
19 6 Sam Hanks 8 Jones & Maley Kurtis 500C Offy 134 Transmission
20 28 Keith Andrews 31 McDaniel Schroeder D Offy 120 Ignition
21 27 Johnnie Parsons 16 Trio Brass Kurtis 500D Offy 119 Magneto
22 13 Eddie Russo 37 Dr. Sabourin Pawl D Offy 112 Wrecked
23 23 Ray Crawford 49 Crawford Kurtis 500B Offy 111 Engine stalled
24 11 Jimmy Bryan 1 Dean Van Lines Kuzma Offy 90 Broken oil line
25 5 Bill Vukovich 4 Hopkins Kurtis 500C Offy 56 Wrecked BS - fatal
26 3 Jack McGrath 3 Hinkle Kurtis 500C Offy 54 Broken oil line
27 22 Al Keller 42 Sam Traylor Kurtis 2000D Offy 54 Wrecked BS
28 30 Rodger Ward 27 Aristo Blue Kuzma D Offy 53 Wrecked BS
29 26 Johnny Boyd 39 Sumar Kurtis 500C Offy 53 Wrecked BS
30 29 Ed Elisian 68 Peter Wales/Westwood Tool Kurtis 4000D Offy 53 Stopped for wreck
31 1 Jerry Hoyt 23 Jim Robbins Stevens D Offy 40 Oil leak
32 4 Fred Agabashian 14 Federal Engineering Kurtis 500D Offy 39 Spun out, NE turn
33 15 Jimmy Reece 5 Malloy Pankratz D Offy 10 Broken connecting rod
-- -- Bill Homeier 77 Merz Engineering Kurtis 500C Offy 24 Relieved Faulkner 138-161 52.5
-- -- Paul Russo 10 Chapman Kurtis 500C Offy 77 Relieved T. Bettenhausen 57-133 300
-- -- Len Duncan 73 McNamara Kurtis 500C Offy -- Wrecked practice
-- -- Ed Elisian 25 Lutes Truck Parts Kurtis 4000D Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Bill Homeier 72 Travelon Trailer Kurtis 500B Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Johnnie Parsons 9 Ed Walsh Kurtis 500C Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Paul Russo 21 Wolcott Kurtis 500A Offy SC -- Wrecked practice
-- -- Bob Christie 7 Dean Van Lines Kuzma D Dodge V8 -- Wrecked qualifying
-- -- Len Duncan 24 Ray Brady Kurtis 4000D Offy -- DNS, too slow
-- -- Manny Ayulo 88 Peter Schmidt Kurtis 500C Offy -- Wrecked practice - fatal
-- -- Tony Bonadies 36 Donaldson Kurtis 3000D Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Elmer George 74 Walmotor Schroeder D Offy -- Wrecked practice
-- -- Gene Hartley 28 Commercial Motor Freight Ewing D Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Danny Kladis 93 Roy McKay Kurtis 3000D Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Johnny Kay 76 Leitenberger Silnes/Sherman D Offy -- DNS, too slow
-- -- Russ Klar 61 Ray Brady Schroeder D Offy -- DNS, too slow
-- -- Ernie McCoy 69 LaVilla Templeton D Offy -- DNS, too slow
-- -- Jiggs Peters 32 Glessner Scopa D Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- George Tichenor 78 Hopkins Lesovsky D Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Leroy Warriner 64 Ansted Rotary Kurtis 500A Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Spider Webb 9 Ed Walsh Kurtis 500C Offy -- Did not qualify
-- -- Troy Ruttman 18 Novi Air Conditioner Kurtis FD Novi SC -- DNS, too slow
-- -- Johnnie Tolan X Anderson X X -- Withdrew, ill

 

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