1955 AAA National Championship Trail

Bob Sweikert - Champion

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
5/30/55 International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis 500 PO Bob Sweikert
6/5/55 Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee 100 PO Johnny Thomson
6/19/55 Langhorne 100 Langhorne 100 DO Jimmy Bryan
8/20/55 Springfield 100 Springfield 100 DO Jimmy Bryan
8/28/55 Milwaukee 250 Milwaukee 250 PO Pat Flaherty
9/5/55 Ted Horn Memorial DuQuoin 100 DO Jimmy Bryan
9/5/55 Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Pikes Peak 12.42 HC Bob Finney
9/10/55 Syracuse 100 Syracuse 100 DO Bob Sweikert
9/17/55 Hoosier Hundred ISF 100 DO Jimmy Bryan
10/16/55 Golden State 100 Sacramento 100 DO Jimmy Bryan
11/6/55 Bobby Ball Memorial Phoenix 97 DO Jimmy Bryan

Non-Championship Events

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
7/31/55 Indianapolis Sweepstakes Williams Grove 25 DO Jimmy Bryan

 

Standing Driver Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points
1 Bob Sweikert 10 0 2 3 2 1 0 4 2290
2 Jimmy Bryan 10 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 1480
3 Johnny Thomson 7 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 1380
4 Tony Bettenhausen 4 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 1060
5 Andy Linden 8 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 1047.8
6 Jimmy Davies 6 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 890
7 Pat O'Connor 9 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 800
8 Pat Flaherty 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 790
9 George Amick 9 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 750
10 Walt Faulkner 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 447.5
11 Al Herman 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 380
12 Bob Veith 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 355
13 Johnny Boyd 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 350
14 Don Freeland 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 315.2
15T Art Cross 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 300
16T Paul Russo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 300
17 Rodger Ward 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 252.2
18 Jack McGrath 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 240
19 Jimmy Daywalt 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 226.4
20 Mike Magill 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 210
21T Bob Finney 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 200
21T Tony Bonadies 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 200
23 Jimmy Reece 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 180
24 Eddie Russo 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 165
25T Slim Roberts 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 160
25T Ed Elisian 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 160
27 Louie Unser 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 140
28 Jerry Unser 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 120
29 Duane Carter 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 112.9
30 Johnnie Tolan 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 110
31T Jiggs Peters 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 100
31T Bobby Unser 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 100
31T Tommy Hinnershitz 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 100
34 Johnny Kay 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 90
35 Keith Andrews 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 80
36 Edgar Elder 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 80
37T Elmer George 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 60
37T Charlie Lowderman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 60
39 Johnnie Parsons 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 53.2
40 Bill Homeier 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 52.5
41T Pete Woods 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 50
41T Shorty Templeman 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 50
41T Gene Hartley 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 50
41T Chuck Weyant 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 50
45 Eddie Sachs 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 46.8
46T Paul Kleinschmidt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 40
46T Mel McGaughy 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 40
48 Jack Turner 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 33.4
49 George Hammond 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 30
50T Buddy Cagle 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 20
50T Louis Unser 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 20
52 Len Duncan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 17.1
53T Eddie Johnson 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 10
53T Charles Musselman 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 10
53T E. T. Cox 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 10
NR Foster Campbell 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR Earl Motter 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Jim Rathmann 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Art Hillis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Al Keller 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Rex Easton 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Shelby Hill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 0
NR Jerry Hoyt 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1 0
NR Jimmy Good 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Cal Niday 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Len Sutton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
NR Bob Carroll 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
NR Ted Foltz 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0
NR Wayne Sankey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Sam Hanks 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR Jack Hahn 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR Dan Morgan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0
NR Ray Crawford 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0
NR Bill Vukovich 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0
NR Fred Agabashian 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0
NR Manny Ayulo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Malcolm Brazier 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bob Christie 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Chuck Fink 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Joe Garson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Potsy Goacher 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR L. J. Green 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Berton Groves 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Gordon Herring 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Howard Kelley 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Danny Kladis 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Russ Klar 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR George Lynch 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Johnny Mauro 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ernie McCoy 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR T. E. Russell 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Troy Ruttman 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Colby Scroggin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Phil Shafer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Joe Sostilio 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR George Tichenor 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Tom Topping 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Leroy Warriner 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Spider Webb 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Buster Warke Non points race only 0
 
Debuts Farewells
George Amick Dan Morgan
Buddy Cagle Earl Motter
E. T. Cox Charles Musselman
Chuck Fink Len Sutton
L. J. Green Tom Topping
Jack Hahn Jack Turner
Gordon Herring Bobby Unser
Howard Kelley Jerry Unser
Russ Klar Louie Unser
Mel McGaughy Bob Veith
Manny Ayulo George Lynch
Bob Carroll Jack McGrath
Art Cross T. E. Russell
Walt Faulkner George Tichenor
Chuck Fink Tom Topping
Potsy Goacher Bill Vukovich
Jerry Hoyt Buster Warke
Howard Kelley Spider Webb
Russ Klar  

 

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