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

Report | Articles (2) | Photos (1) | 1953 season

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 4:53'01.69   1 1:04'20.13 1 1:01'06.24 (27)
2 6 16 Art Cross (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:56'32.56 +1:03'30.87 12 1:04'22.18      
3 2
2
3 Sam Hanks (USA)
Duane Carter (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 (151)
(49)
4:57'13.19 +1:04'11.50 9
 
1:04'21.76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 1.5
1.5
59 Fred Agabashian (USA)
Paul Russo (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 200 (104)
(96)
4:57'40.93 +1:04'39.24 2
 
1:04'21.73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 2 5 Jack McGrath (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 5:00'51.33 +1:07'49.64 3 1:04'23.54      
6   48 Jimmy Daywalt (USA) Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 5:01'11.90 +1:08'10.21 21 1:04'25.20      
7
2 Jim Rathmann (USA)
Eddie Johnson (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 200 (112)
(88)
5:01'47.71 +1:08'46.02 25
 
1:04'25.36
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8   12 Ernie McCoy (USA) Stevens Offenhauser Firestone 200 5:03'06.24 +1:10'04.55 20 1:04'24.85      
9

98 Tony Bettenhausen (USA)
Chuck Stevenson (USA)
Gene Hartley (USA)
Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 196 (115)
(44)
(37)
  +4 laps 6
 
 
1:04'24.66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10   53 Jimmy Davies (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 193   +7 laps 32 1:04'26.07      
11   9 Duke Nalon (USA) Kurtis Kraft Novi Firestone 191   +9 laps 26 1:04'25.76      
12
73 Carl Scarborough (USA)
Bob Scott (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 2000 Offenhauser Firestone 190 (69)
(121)
  +10 laps 19
 
1:04'24.83
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13   88 Manny Ayulo (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 184   +16 laps 4 1:04'23.96      
14   8 Jimmy Bryan (USA) Schroeder Offenhauser Firestone 183   +17 laps 31 1:04'25.67      
15
49 Bill Holland (USA)
Jim Rathmann (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 177 (141)
(36)
  +23 laps 28
 
1:04'21.12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16

92 Rodger Ward (USA)
Andy Linden (USA)
Duke Dinsmore (USA)
Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 177 (138)
(29)
(10)
  +23 laps 10
 
 
1:04'21.88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17
23 Walt Faulkner (USA)
Johnny Mantz (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 176 (134)
(42)
  +24 laps 14
 
1:04'22.55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Retirement
oil leak 22 Marshall Teague (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 169     22 1:04'25.25      
oil leak 62 Spider Webb (USA)
Johnny Thomson (USA)
Jackie Holmes (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 166 (112)
(45)
(9)
    18
 
 
1:04'24.38
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
suspension 51 Bob Sweikert (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 151     29 1:04'23.02      
transmission 83 Mike Nazaruk (USA) Turner Offenhauser Firestone 146     23 1:04'25.28      
accident 77 Pat Flaherty (USA) Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 115     24 1:04'25.35      
overheating 55 Jerry Hoyt (USA)
Chuck Stevenson (USA)
Andy Linden (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 107 (82)
(13)
(12)
    7
 
 
1:04'25.23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ignition 4 Duane Carter (USA) Lesovsky Offenhauser Firestone 94     27 1:04'26.14      
magneto 7 Paul Russo (USA) Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 89     17 1:04'24.28      
engine 21 Johnnie Parsons (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 86     8 1:04'21.50      
accident 38 Don Freeland (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 76     15 1:04'23.03      
accident 41 Gene Hartley (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 53     13 1:04'22.27      
fuel leak 97 Chuck Stevenson (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 42     16 1:04'23.62      
magneto 99 Cal Niday (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 30     30 1:04'24.52      
oil leak 29 Bob Scott (USA) Bromme Offenhauser Firestone 14     11 1:04'21.95      
ignition 56 Johnny Thomson (USA) Del Roy Offenhauser Firestone 6     33 1:04'26.15      
accident 32 Andy Linden (USA) Stevens Offenhauser Firestone 3     5 1:04'24.59