May 30, 1959 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 5 Rodger Ward (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:40'49.20   6 4'09.94      
2 6 16 Jim Rathmann (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:41'12.48 +23.28 3 4'09.25      
3 5 3 Johnny Thomson (USA) Lesovsky Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:41'39.84 +50.64 1 4'06.73 1 1'01.89 (64)
4 3 1 Tony Bettenhausen (USA) Epperly Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:42'36.29 +1'47.09 15 4'12.24      
5 2 99 Paul Goldsmith (USA) Epperly Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:42'55.64 +2'06.44 16 4'12.33      
6   33 Johnny Boyd (USA) Epperly Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:44'06.18 +3'16.98 11 4'12.08      
7   37 Duane Carter (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:44'59.12 +4'09.92 12 4'12.11      
8   19 Eddie Johnson (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:44'59.73 +4'10.53 8 4'10.00      
9   45 Paul Russo (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:45'00.24 +4'11.04 27 4'12.84      
10   10 A.J. Foyt (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:45'03.68 +4'14.48 17 4'12.37      
11   88 Gene Hartley (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:46'31.68 +5'42.48 9 4'10.74      
12   74 Bob Veith (USA) Moore Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:46'58.93 +6'09.73 7 4'09.96      
13   89 Al Herman (USA) Dunn Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:47'29.60 +6'40.40 23 4'13.63      
14   66 Jimmy Daywalt (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:47'30.74 +6'41.54 13 4'08.82      
15   71 Chuck Arnold (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:49'09.06 +8'19.86 21 4'13.31      
16   58 Jim McWithey (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 3:52'30.89 +11'41.69 33 4'14.93      
Retirement
spun off 44 Eddie Sachs (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 182     2 4'07.55      
engine 57 Al Keller (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 163     28 4'13.42      
accident 64 Pat Flaherty (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 162     18 4'12.81      
fire 73 Dick Rathmann (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 150     4 4'09.57      
magneto 53 Bill Cheesbourg (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 147     30 4'13.90      
magneto 15 Don Freeland (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 136     25 4'11.65      
accident 49 Ray Crawford (USA) Elder Offenhauser Firestone 115     32 4'14.69      
suspension 9 Don Branson (USA) Phillips Offenhauser Firestone 112     10 4'11.20      
engine 65 Bob Christie (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 109     24 4'11.32      
magneto 48 Bobby Grim (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 85     5 4'09.61      
fuel leak 24 Jack Turner (USA) Christensen Offenhauser Firestone 47     14 4'10.91      
accident 7 Jud Larson (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 45     19 4'12.99      
accident 87 Red Amick (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 45     26 4'11.88      
accident 47 Chuck Weyant (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 45     29 4'13.61      
accident 77 Mike Magill (USA) Sutton Offenhauser Firestone 45     31 4'14.45      
accident 8 Len Sutton (USA) Lesovsky Offenhauser S Firestone 34     22 4'13.33      
engine 6 Jimmy Bryan (USA) Salih Offenhauser Firestone 1     20 4'13.31