500 Milhas de Indianápolis de 1955

Resultados da trigésima nona edição das 500 Milhas de Indianápolis realizadas no Indianapolis Motor Speedway à 30 de maio de 1955, valendo também como terceira etapa do mundial de Fórmula 1. Esta prova passou à história devido às mortes de Manny Ayulo durante os treinos e de Bill Vukovich na própria corrida.[1] O vencedor foi o norte-americano Bob Sweikert.[2][3][nota 1]

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Pos. Piloto Equipe Chassi Motor Pneu Tempo Diferença
1 23   Jerry Hoyt   Jim Robbins   Stevens ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'04"265
2 10   Tony Bettenhausen   H.A. Chapman   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'04"292 "027
3 3   Jack McGrath   Jack Hinkle   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'05"122 "857
4 14   Fred Agabashian   Federal Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'05"410 1"145
5 4   Bill Vukovich   Lindsey Hopkins   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'05"798 1"533
6 8   Sam Hanks   Jones & Maley Cars   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'06"200 1"935
7 77   Walt Faulkner   Merz Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'06"395 2"130
8 19   Andy Linden   Joseph Massaglia   Kurtis Kraft 4000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'06"702 2"437
9 22   Cal Niday   D-A Lubricants Racing   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'07"147 2"882
10 15   Jimmy Davies   Bardahl/Pat Clancy   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'07"160 2"895
11 1   Jimmy Bryan   Dean Van Lines   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'07"318 3"053
12 89   Pat Flaherty   Dunn Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"217 3"952
13 37   Eddie Russo   Dr. R.N. Sabourin   Pawl ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"232 3"967
14 6   Bob Sweikert   John Zink   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"287 4"022
15 5   Jimmy Reece   Emmett Malloy   Pankratz D   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"290 4"025
16 71   Al Herman   T.W. & W.T. Martin   Kurtis Kraft ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"372 4"107
17 48   Jimmy Daywalt   Sumar/Chapman Root   Kurtis Kraft ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"555 4"290
18 98   Duane Carter   J.C. Agajanian   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"595 4"330
19 29   Pat O'Connor   Ansted Rotary   Kurtis Kraft 500D   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"657 4"392
20 33   Jim Rathmann   Belond Equa-Flow/Calif. Muffler   Epperly Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'08"885 4"620
21 12   Don Freeland   Bob Estes   Phillips ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'09"347 5"082
22 42   Al Keller   Sam Traylor Offy   Kurtis Kraft 2000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'09"492 5"227
23 49   Ray Crawford   Ray Crawford   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'09"652 5"387
24 99   Art Cross   Bardahl/Ed Walsh   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'09"865 5"600
25 41   Chuck Weyant   Federal Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 3000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'10"187 5"922
26 39   Johnny Boyd   Sumar/Chapman Root   Kurtis Kraft 500D   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'10"702 6"437
27 16   Johnnie Parsons   Trio Brass Foundry / Anderson   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'10"785 6"520
28 31   Keith Andrews   John McDaniel   Schroeder ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'11"152 6"887
29 68   Ed Elisian   Westwood Gauge/Wales   Kurtis Kraft 4000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'11"502 7"237
30 27   Rodger Ward   Aristo Blue/E.R. Casale   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'11"642 7"377
31 81   Shorty Templeman   Central Excavating/Pete Salemi   Trevis Indycar   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'11"659 7"394
32 83   Eddie Johnson   McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports   Trevis Indycar   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'11"940 7"675
33 44   Johnny Thomson   Peter Schmidt   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 1'12"107 7"842

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Pos. Piloto Equipe Chassi Motor Pneu Voltas Tempo Grid Pontos
1 6   Bob Sweikert   John Zink   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 3h 53m 59s 530ms (206.315 km/h) 14 8
2 10   Tony Bettenhausen[nota 2]   H.A. Chapman   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 123 2 3
- 10   Paul Russo[nota 2]   H.A. Chapman   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 77 3h 56m 43s 088ms (+2m 43s 558ms) 2 3
3 15   Jimmy Davies   Bardahl/Pat Clancy   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 3h 57m 31s 890ms (+3m 32s 359ms) 10 4
4 44   Johnny Thomson   Peter Schmidt   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 3h 57m 38s 440ms (+3m 38s 910ms) 33 3
5 77   Walt Faulkner[nota 3]   Merz Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 176 7 1
- 77   Bill Homeier[nota 3]   Merz Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 24 3h 59m 16s 700ms (+5m 17s 170ms) 7 1
6 19   Andy Linden   Joseph Massaglia   Kurtis Kraft 4000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 3h 59m 57s 470ms (+5m 57s 939ms) 8
7 71   Al Herman   T.W. & W.T. Martin   Kurtis Kraft ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 4h 00m 23s 770ms (+6m 24s 239ms) 16
8 29   Pat O'Connor   Ansted Rotary   Kurtis Kraft 500D   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 4h 00m 41s 130ms (+6m 41s 600ms) 19
9 48   Jimmy Daywalt   Sumar/Chapman Root   Kurtis Kraft ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 4h 01m 09s 340ms (+7m 09s 810ms) 17
10 89   Pat Flaherty   Dunn Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 200 4h 01m 46s 070ms (+7m 46s 540ms) 12
11 98   Duane Carter   J.C. Agajanian   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 197 18
12 41   Chuck Weyant   Federal Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 3000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 196 25
13 83   Eddie Johnson   McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports   Trevis Indycar   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 196 32
14 33   Jim Rathmann   Belond Equa-Flow/Calif. Muffler   Epperly Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 191 20
15 12   Don Freeland   Bob Estes   Phillips ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 178 Transmissão 21
16 22   Cal Niday   D-A Lubricants Racing   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 170 Acidente 9
17 99   Art Cross   Bardahl/Ed Walsh   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 168 Biela 24
18 81   Shorty Templeman   Central Excavating/Pete Salemi   Trevis Indycar   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 142 Transmissão 31
19 8   Sam Hanks   Jones & Maley Cars   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 134 Transmissão 6
20 31   Keith Andrews   John McDaniel   Schroeder ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 120 Ignição 28
21 16   Johnnie Parsons   Trio Brass Foundry / Anderson   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 119 Magneto 27
22 37   Eddie Russo   Dr. R.N. Sabourin   Pawl ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 112 Ignição 13
23 49   Ray Crawford   Ray Crawford   Kurtis Kraft 500B   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 111 Válvula 23
24 1   Jimmy Bryan   Dean Van Lines   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 90 Bomba à gasolina 11
FAT 4   Bill Vukovich[nota 4]   Lindsey Hopkins   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 56 Acidente fatal 5 1
26 3   Jack McGrath   Jack Hinkle   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 54 Magneto 3
27 42   Al Keller   Sam Traylor Offy   Kurtis Kraft 2000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 54 Colisão 22
28 27   Rodger Ward   Aristo Blue/E.R. Casale   Kuzma Indy Roadster   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 53 Colisão 30
29 39   Johnny Boyd   Sumar/Chapman Root   Kurtis Kraft 500D   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 53 Colisão 26
30 68   Ed Elisian   Westwood Gauge/Wales   Kurtis Kraft 4000   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 53 Retirada voluntária 29
31 23   Jerry Hoyt   Jim Robbins   Stevens ???   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 40 Fuga de óleo 1
32 14   Fred Agabashian   Federal Engineering   Kurtis Kraft 500C   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 39 Rotação 4
33 5   Jimmy Reece   Emmett Malloy   Pankratz D   Offenhauser L4 4.5   F 10 Biela 15

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