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1958 Dutch GP
1957 Indianapolis 500

1958 Indianapolis 500

1958 Belgian GP
1959 Indianapolis 500
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateFriday 30 May 1958
Start time14:00
EventIndianapolis 500
CircuitIndianapolis
Event FormatRace of 200 laps
Race8 of 16
Championship race68
Circuit
Laps200
Circuit Perimeter4023 m
Race Distance4023 × 200 = 804.600 km
Grid Format3-3-3-3
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries33
Qualifiers33
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
A.J. Foyt (Driver),
Art Bisch (Driver),
Dempsey Wilson (Driver),
George Amick (Driver),
Jerry Unser (Driver),
Jud Larson (Driver),
Len Sutton (Driver),
Paul Goldsmith (Driver),
   Kurtis Kraft 500G2 (Car Model),
Bob Sorenson (Entrant),
Ellen McKinney Zink (Entrant),
Fred Gerhardt (Entrant),
Henry Yunik (Entrant),
Norman C. Demler (Entrant),
Robert M. Bowes II (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 25 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 29 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 97 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Cars Inc - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Dick Rathmann - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Federal Auto Associates - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jim Rathmann - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Jimmy Bryan - 1st Win (Driver)
Johnnie Parsons - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Kalamazoo Sports Inc - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Novi - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Tony Bettenhausen - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Watson - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
DeathsPat O'Connor
Records Broken 1. Most 11th Place FinishesKurtis Kraft (9),
2. Highest Disqualification RatioMike Magill (50.00%),
3. Most 22nd Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (6),
4. Most 23rd Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (5),
5. Most 26th Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (5),
6. Most 31st Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (3)
Records Extended 1. Most 12th Place FinishesKurtis Kraft (5),
2. Highest 7th Place Finish RatioPhillips (40.00%),
3. Most 24th Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (6),
4. Most 27th Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (6),
5. Most 33rd Place QualificationsKurtis Kraft (6)

Championships
1 Stirling Moss 17 
same
2 Luigi Musso 12 
same
3 Jimmy Bryan 8 
up
 Maurice Trintignant 8 
same
5 Harry Schell 8 
down
6 Mike Hawthorn 7 
down
7 George Amick 6 
up
8 Jean Behra 6 
down
9 Tony Bettenhausen 4 
up
 Johnny Boyd 4 
up
 Juan Manuel Fangio 4 
down
 Peter Collins 4 
down
13 Roy Salvadori 3 
down
 Jack Brabham 3 
down
15 Jim Rathmann 2 
up
1 Cooper / Climax 19 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 14 
same
3 Vanwall / Vanwall 8 
same
4 BRM / BRM 8 
same
5 Maserati / Maserati 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 97Car 33
EntrantGeorge SalihKalamazoo Sports IncCars Inc
DriverJimmy BryanDick RathmannTony Bettenhausen
CarEpperlyWatsonEpperly
EngineOffenhauser 4.5 L4Offenhauser 4.5 L4Offenhauser 4.5 L4
Time3:44'13.804'06.621'02.37
Speed215.297 km/h234.901 km/h232.208 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led