Indianapolis 500 1954

/ Results

May 31, 1954 Indianapolis Motor Speedway | Lap distance 4.023 km

Report | Articles (2) | 1954 season

Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 8 14 Bill Vukovich (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:49'17.27   19 4'19.97      
2 6 9 Jimmy Bryan (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:50'27.22 +1'09.95 3 4'17.76      
3 5 2 Jack McGrath (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:50'37.00 +1'19.73 1 4'15.26 1 1'04.04 (29)
4 1.5
1.5
34 Troy Ruttman (USA)
Duane Carter (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 200 (130)
(70)
3:52'09.95 +2'52.68 11
 
4'21.37
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 2 73 Mike Nazaruk (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:52'41.82 +3'24.55 14 4'17.90      
6   77 Fred Agabashian (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:53'04.82 +3'47.55 24 4'21.35      
7   7 Don Freeland (USA) Phillips Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:53'30.62 +4'13.35 6 4'20.23      
8
5 Paul Russo (USA)
Jerry Hoyt (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 200 (150)
(50)
3:54'18.44 +5'01.17 32
 
4'21.48
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9   28 Larry Crockett (USA) Kurtis Kraft 3000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:56'24.51 +7'07.24 25 4'17.96      
10   24 Cal Niday (USA) Stevens Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:56'24.96 +7'07.69 13 4'17.46      
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45 Art Cross (USA)
Johnnie Parsons (USA)
Sam Hanks (USA)
Andy Linden (USA)
Jimmy Davies (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 200 (120)
(22)
(11)
(17)
(30)
3:57'39.46 +8'22.19 27
 
 
 
 
4'19.60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12
98 Chuck Stevenson (USA)
Walt Faulkner (USA)
Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 199 (82)
(117)
  +1 lap 5
 
4'19.41
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13   88 Manny Ayulo (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 197   +3 laps 22 4'20.56      
14   17 Bob Sweikert (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 197   +3 laps 9 4'20.48      
15


16 Duane Carter (USA)
Marshall Teague (USA)
Jimmy Jackson (USA)
Tony Bettenhausen (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 196 (76)
(29)
(57)
(34)
  +4 laps 8
 
 
 
4'20.42
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16   32 Ernie McCoy (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 194   +6 laps 20 4'20.08      
17   25 Jimmy Reece (USA) Pankratz Offenhauser Firestone 194   +6 laps 7 4'20.28      
18
27 Ed Elisian (USA)
Bob Scott (USA)
Stevens Offenhauser Firestone 193 (148)
(45)
  +7 laps 31
 
4'21.26
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19
71 Frank Armi (USA)
George Fonder (USA)
Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 193 (179)
(14)
  +7 laps 33
 
4'21.49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Retirement
spun off 1 Sam Hanks (USA)
Jimmy Davies (USA)
Jim Rathmann (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 191 (112)
(36)
(43)
    10
 
 
4'20.88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
spun off 35 Pat O'Connor (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 181     12 4'20.71      
--
12 Rodger Ward (USA)
Eddie Johnson (USA)
Pawl Offenhauser Firestone 172 (105)
(67)
    16
 
4'18.44
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
clutch 31 Gene Hartley (USA)
Marshall Teague (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 168 (151)
(17)
    17
 
4'18.88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
suspension 74 Andy Linden (USA)
Bob Scott (USA)
Schroeder Offenhauser Firestone 165 (113)
(52)
    23
 
4'21.21
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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43 Johnny Thomson (USA)
Andy Linden (USA)
Bill Homeier (USA)
Nichels Offenhauser Firestone 165 (113)
(27)
(25)
    4
 
 
4'19.39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
engine 99 Jerry Hoyt (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 130     30 4'21.20      
accident 19 Jimmy Daywalt (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 111     2 4'17.53      
accident 38 Jim Rathmann (USA)
Pat Flaherty (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 110 (95)
(15)
    28
 
4'20.44
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
wheel bearing 10 Tony Bettenhausen (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 105     21 4'20.35      
fuel pump 65 Spider Webb (USA)
Danny Kladis (USA)
Bromme Offenhauser Firestone 104 (54)
(50)
    29
 
4'20.91
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
brakes 33 Len Duncan (USA)
George Fonder (USA)
Schroeder Offenhauser Firestone 101 (43)
(58)
    26
 
4'18.59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
engine 15 Johnnie Parsons (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 79     15 4'17.92      
accident 51 Bill Homeier (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 74     18 4'19.09