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Event

Indianapolis 500

 
Details
Host Nation
United States
Active Years1950–1960
Circuits Indianapolis (1950–1960)


F1 History
YearDateChampionship RaceLap Length (m)TitleCircuitWinnerPoleFastest Lap
1960
May 30
87
4023.4
XLIV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Jim Rathmann
Watson / Offenhauser
3:36'11.36
 Eddie Sachs
Ewing / Offenhauser
4'05.58
 Jim Rathmann
Watson / Offenhauser
1'01.59
1959
May 30
77
4023.4
XLIII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Rodger Ward
Watson / Offenhauser
3:40'49.20
 Johnny Thomson
Lesovsky / Offenhauser
4'06.73
 Johnny Thomson
Lesovsky / Offenhauser
1'01.89
1958
May 30
68
4023.4
XLII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Jimmy Bryan
Epperly / Offenhauser
3:44'13.80
 Dick Rathmann
Watson / Offenhauser
4'06.62
 Tony Bettenhausen
Epperly / Offenhauser
1'02.37
1957
May 30
59
4023.4
XLI Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Sam Hanks
Epperly / Offenhauser
3:41'14.25
 Pat O'Connor
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'10.09
 Jim Rathmann
Epperly / Offenhauser
1'02.75
1956
May 30
51
4023.4
XL Indianapolis International Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Pat Flaherty
Watson / Offenhauser
3:53'28.84
 Pat Flaherty
Watson / Offenhauser
4'07.26
 Paul Russo
Kurtis Kraft / Novi
1'02.32
1955
May 30
44
4023.4
XXXIX Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Bob Sweikert
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:53'59.53
 Jerry Hoyt
Stevens / Offenhauser
4'17.06
 Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'03.67
1954
May 31
34
4023.4
XXXVIII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:49'17.27
 Jack McGrath
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'15.26
 Jack McGrath
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'04.04
1953
May 30
25
4023.4
XXXVII Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:53'01.69
 Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'20.13
 Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'06.24
1952
May 30
17
4023.4
XXXVI Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Troy Ruttman
Kuzma / Offenhauser
3:52'41.88
 Fred Agabashian
Kurtis Kraft / Cummins
4'20.85
 Bill Vukovich
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'06.60
1951
May 30
9
4023.4
XXXV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Lee Wallard
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
3:57'38.05
 Duke Nalon
Kurtis Kraft / Novi
4'23.74
 Lee Wallard
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'07.26
1950
May 30
3
4023.4
XXXIV Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
 Indianapolis
 Johnnie Parsons
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
2:46'55.97
 Walt Faulkner
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
4'27.97
 Johnnie Parsons
Kurtis Kraft / Offenhauser
1'09.77


Statistics
StatisticDriversCar ManufacturersEngine ManufacturersLubricant ManufacturersTyre Manufacturers
Wins
2 Bill Vukovich
1 Johnnie Parsons, Lee Wallard, Bob Sweikert, Troy Ruttman, Jimmy Bryan, Pat Flaherty, Jim Rathmann, Rodger Ward, Sam Hanks
5 Kurtis Kraft
3 Watson
2 Epperly
1 Kuzma
11 Offenhauser
-
11 Firestone
Pole Positions
1 Jack McGrath, Bill Vukovich, Duke Nalon, Jerry Hoyt, Pat O'Connor, Eddie Sachs, Walt Faulkner, Pat Flaherty, Dick Rathmann, Fred Agabashian, Johnny Thomson
6 Kurtis Kraft
2 Watson
1 Lesovsky, Ewing, Stevens
9 Offenhauser
1 Cummins, Novi
-
11 Firestone
Fastest Laps
3 Bill Vukovich
2 Jim Rathmann
1 Johnny Thomson, Paul Russo, Tony Bettenhausen, Johnnie Parsons, Jack McGrath, Lee Wallard
7 Kurtis Kraft
2 Epperly
1 Lesovsky, Watson
10 Offenhauser
1 Novi
-
11 Firestone
Podiums
4 Sam Hanks, Jim Rathmann
3 Jimmy Bryan
2 Bill Vukovich, Jack McGrath, Rodger Ward
1 Art Cross, Bill Holland, Don Freeland, Mike Nazaruk, Mauri Rose, Bob Sweikert, Duane Carter, Johnny Boyd, Johnny Thomson, Manny Ayulo, Johnnie Parsons, Paul Goldsmith, Lee Wallard, George Amick, Pat Flaherty, Tony Bettenhausen, Troy Ruttman, Paul Russo, Jimmy Davies
16 Kurtis Kraft
5 Watson, Epperly
3 Kuzma
2 Deidt
1 Phillips, Lesovsky
33 Offenhauser
-
33 Firestone
Front Rows
5 Jack McGrath
3 Eddie Sachs, Fred Agabashian, Jim Rathmann
2 Pat O'Connor, Paul Russo
1 Duke Nalon, Jimmy Daywalt, Jerry Hoyt, Mauri Rose, Jimmy Reece, Johnny Thomson, Ed Elisian, Manny Ayulo, Bill Vukovich, Andy Linden, Tony Bettenhausen, Troy Ruttman, Pat Flaherty, Jimmy Bryan, Walt Faulkner, Lee Wallard, Rodger Ward, Dick Rathmann
18 Kurtis Kraft
8 Watson
3 Kuzma
1 Deidt, Ewing, Stevens, Lesovsky
31 Offenhauser
1 Cummins, Novi
-
33 Firestone
Points Scored
29 Jim Rathmann
22 Sam Hanks
19 Bill Vukovich
18 Jimmy Bryan
15 Tony Bettenhausen
14 Rodger Ward
13 Paul Russo
12 Johnnie Parsons
11 Jack McGrath, Troy Ruttman
10 Johnny Thomson, Duane Carter
9 Lee Wallard
8 Art Cross, Bob Sweikert, Mike Nazaruk, Pat Flaherty
6 Bill Holland, George Amick, Paul Goldsmith
5 Andy Linden
4 Mauri Rose, Don Freeland, Johnny Boyd, Manny Ayulo, Jimmy Davies
3 Don Branson, Fred Agabashian, Cecil Green
2 Bill Homeier, Joie Chitwood, Dick Rathmann, Bobby Ball, Walt Faulkner
1 Eddie Johnson
127 Kurtis Kraft
44 Epperly
36 Watson
24 Kuzma
10 Deidt, Lesovsky
7 Phillips
3 Sherman
2 Schroeder
1 Trevis
260 Offenhauser
4 Novi
-
264 Firestone