May 30, 1956 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 8 8 Pat Flaherty (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:53'28.84   1 4'07.26      
2 6 4 Sam Hanks (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:53'49.29 +20.45 13 4'13.43      
3 4 16 Don Freeland (USA) Phillips Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:54'59.07 +1'30.23 26 4'14.06      
4 3 98 Johnnie Parsons (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:56'54.53 +3'25.69 6 4'09.75      
5 2 73 Dick Rathmann (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:57'50.65 +4'21.81 4 4'08.72      
6   1 Bob Sweikert (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:59'03.89 +5'35.05 10 4'11.69      
7   14 Bob Veith (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:59'54.47 +6'25.63 23 4'12.57      
8   19 Rodger Ward (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:00'01.15 +6'32.31 15 4'15.01      
9   26 Jimmy Reece (USA) Lesovsky Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:00'07.15 +6'38.31 21 4'11.95      
10   27 Cliff Griffith (USA) Stevens Offenhauser Firestone 199   +1 lap 30 4'14.47      
11   82 Gene Hartley (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 196   +4 laps 22 4'12.02      
12   42 Fred Agabashian (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 196   +4 laps 7 4'09.88      
13   57 Bob Christie (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500D Offenhauser Firestone 196   +4 laps 25 4'13.10      
14   55 Al Keller (USA) Kurtis Kraft 4000 Offenhauser Firestone 195   +5 laps 28 4'14.97      
15   81 Eddie Johnson (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 195   +5 laps 32 4'18.82      
16   41 Billy Garrett (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 194   +6 laps 29 4'16.12      
17   64 Duke Dinsmore (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500A Offenhauser Firestone 191   +9 laps 33 4'20.06      
18   7 Pat O'Connor (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500D Offenhauser Firestone 187   +13 laps 3 4'08.31      
19   2 Jimmy Bryan (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 185   +15 laps 19 4'10.45      
Retirement
engine 24 Jim Rathmann (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 175     2 4'08.07      
engine 34 Johnnie Tolan (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 173     31 4'17.03      
accident 99 Tony Bettenhausen (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 160     5 4'08.96      
brakes 10 Ed Elisian (USA)
Eddie Russo (USA)
Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 160 (123)
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accident 48 Jimmy Daywalt (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500D Offenhauser Firestone 134     16 4'15.36      
engine 54 Jack Turner (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 131     24 4'12.82      
transmission 89 Keith Andrews (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 94     20 4'11.79      
oil leak 5 Andy Linden (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 90     9 4'11.65      
accident 12 Al Herman (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 74     27 4'14.22      
accident 49 Ray Crawford (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500B Offenhauser Firestone 49     17 4'15.53      
oil leak 15 Johnny Boyd (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500E Offenhauser Firestone 35     12 4'12.92      
spun off 53 Troy Ruttman (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 22     11 4'12.66      
spun off 88 Johnny Thomson (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 22     18 4'07.34      
accident 1 29 Paul Russo (USA) Kurtis Kraft Novi Firestone 21     8 4'10.79 1 1'02.32 (19)