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 4:40'49.20   6 1:04'09.94      
2 6 16 Jim Rathmann (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:41'12.48 +1:00'23.28 3 1:04'09.25      
3 5 3 Johnny Thomson (USA) Lesovsky Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:41'39.84 +1:00'50.64 1 1:04'06.73 1 1:01'01.89 (64)
4 3 1 Tony Bettenhausen (USA) Epperly Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:42'36.29 +1:01'47.09 15 1:04'12.24      
5 2 99 Paul Goldsmith (USA) Epperly Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:42'55.64 +1:02'06.44 16 1:04'12.33      
6   33 Johnny Boyd (USA) Epperly Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:44'06.18 +1:03'16.98 11 1:04'12.08      
7   37 Duane Carter (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:44'59.12 +1:04'09.92 12 1:04'12.11      
8   19 Eddie Johnson (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:44'59.73 +1:04'10.53 8 1:04'10.00      
9   45 Paul Russo (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:45'00.24 +1:04'11.04 27 1:04'12.84      
10   10 A.J. Foyt (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:45'03.68 +1:04'14.48 17 1:04'12.37      
11   88 Gene Hartley (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:46'31.68 +1:05'42.48 9 1:04'10.74      
12   74 Bob Veith (USA) Moore Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:46'58.93 +1:06'09.73 7 1:04'09.96      
13   89 Al Herman (USA) Dunn Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:47'29.60 +1:06'40.40 23 1:04'13.63      
14   66 Jimmy Daywalt (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:47'30.74 +1:06'41.54 13 1:04'08.82      
15   71 Chuck Arnold (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:49'09.06 +1:08'19.86 21 1:04'13.31      
16   58 Jim McWithey (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 200 4:52'30.89 +1:11'41.69 33 1:04'14.93      
Retirement
spun off 44 Eddie Sachs (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 182     2 1:04'07.55      
engine 57 Al Keller (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 163     28 1:04'13.42      
accident 64 Pat Flaherty (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 162     18 1:04'12.81      
fire 73 Dick Rathmann (USA) Watson Offenhauser Firestone 150     4 1:04'09.57      
magneto 53 Bill Cheesbourg (USA) Kuzma Offenhauser Firestone 147     30 1:04'13.90      
magneto 15 Don Freeland (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 136     25 1:04'11.65      
accident 49 Ray Crawford (USA) Elder Offenhauser Firestone 115     32 1:04'14.69      
suspension 9 Don Branson (USA) Phillips Offenhauser Firestone 112     10 1:04'11.20      
engine 65 Bob Christie (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 109     24 1:04'11.32      
magneto 48 Bobby Grim (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 85     5 1:04'09.61      
fuel leak 24 Jack Turner (USA) Christensen Offenhauser Firestone 47     14 1:04'10.91      
accident 7 Jud Larson (USA) Kurtis Kraft Offenhauser Firestone 45     19 1:04'12.99      
accident 87 Red Amick (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500C Offenhauser Firestone 45     26 1:04'11.88      
accident 47 Chuck Weyant (USA) Kurtis Kraft 500G Offenhauser Firestone 45     29 1:04'13.61      
accident 77 Mike Magill (USA) Sutton Offenhauser Firestone 45     31 1:04'14.45      
accident 8 Len Sutton (USA) Lesovsky Offenhauser S Firestone 34     22 1:04'13.33      
engine 6 Jimmy Bryan (USA) Salih Offenhauser Firestone 1     20 1:04'13.31