May 30, 1953 Indianapolis Motor Speedway | Lap distance 4.023 km

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Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 9 14 Bill Vukovich (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:53'01.69   1 4'20.13 1 1'06.24 (27)
2 6 16 Art Cross (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:56'32.56 +3'30.87 12 4'22.18      
3 2
2
3 Sam Hanks (USA)
Duane Carter (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 (151)
(49)
3:57'13.19 +4'11.50 9
 
4'21.76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 1.5
1.5
59 Fred Agabashian (USA)
Paul Russo (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 200 (104)
(96)
3:57'40.93 +4'39.24 2
 
4'21.73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 2 5 Jack McGrath (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:00'51.33 +7'49.64 3 4'23.54      
6   48 Jimmy Daywalt (USA) Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:01'11.90 +8'10.21 21 4'25.20      
7
2 Jim Rathmann (USA)
Eddie Johnson (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 200 (112)
(88)
4:01'47.71 +8'46.02 25
 
4'25.36
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8   12 Ernie McCoy (USA) Stevens Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:03'06.24 +10'04.55 20 4'24.85      
9

98 Tony Bettenhausen (USA)
Chuck Stevenson (USA)
Gene Hartley (USA)
Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 196 (115)
(44)
(37)
  +4 laps 6
 
 
4'24.66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10   53 Jimmy Davies (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 193   +7 laps 32 4'26.07      
11   9 Duke Nalon (USA) Kurtis Kraft Novi Firestone 191   +9 laps 26 4'25.76      
12
73 Carl Scarborough (USA)
Bob Scott (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 2000 Offenhauser Firestone 190 (69)
(121)
  +10 laps 19
 
4'24.83
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13   88 Manny Ayulo (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 184   +16 laps 4 4'23.96      
14   8 Jimmy Bryan (USA) Schroeder Offenhauser Firestone 183   +17 laps 31 4'25.67      
15
49 Bill Holland (USA)
Jim Rathmann (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 177 (141)
(36)
  +23 laps 28
 
4'21.12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16

92 Rodger Ward (USA)
Andy Linden (USA)
Duke Dinsmore (USA)
Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 177 (138)
(29)
(10)
  +23 laps 10
 
 
4'21.88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17
23 Walt Faulkner (USA)
Johnny Mantz (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 176 (134)
(42)
  +24 laps 14
 
4'22.55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Retirement
oil leak 22 Marshall Teague (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 169     22 4'25.25      
oil leak 62 Spider Webb (USA)
Johnny Thomson (USA)
Jackie Holmes (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 166 (112)
(45)
(9)
    18
 
 
4'24.38
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
suspension 51 Bob Sweikert (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 151     29 4'23.02      
transmission 83 Mike Nazaruk (USA) Turner Offenhauser Firestone 146     23 4'25.28      
accident 77 Pat Flaherty (USA) Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 115     24 4'25.35      
overheating 55 Jerry Hoyt (USA)
Chuck Stevenson (USA)
Andy Linden (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 107 (82)
(13)
(12)
    7
 
 
4'25.23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ignition 4 Duane Carter (USA) Lesovsky Offenhauser Firestone 94     27 4'26.14      
magneto 7 Paul Russo (USA) Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 89     17 4'24.28      
engine 21 Johnnie Parsons (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 86     8 4'21.50      
accident 38 Don Freeland (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 76     15 4'23.03      
accident 41 Gene Hartley (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 53     13 4'22.27      
fuel leak 97 Chuck Stevenson (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 42     16 4'23.62      
magneto 99 Cal Niday (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 30     30 4'24.52      
oil leak 29 Bob Scott (USA) Bromme Offenhauser Firestone 14     11 4'21.95      
ignition 56 Johnny Thomson (USA) Del Roy Offenhauser Firestone 6     33 4'26.15      
accident 32 Andy Linden (USA) Stevens Offenhauser Firestone 3     5 4'24.59