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1954 Syracuse 100


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 9 of 13
Saturday, September 11, 1954 at New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:06:25
Average speed: 90.32 mph
Pole speed: 94.34 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 35000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1954 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 317   Bob Sweikert Lutes Truck PartsKurtis / Offy1003750running54200
2 17   Don Freeland Bob EstesWatson / Offy1002700running35160
3 549   Johnnie Tolan AndersonKurtis / Offy1001500running0140
4169   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy100975running0120
51468   Ed Elisian Schaefer Gear WorksKurtis / Offy100900running0100
6 625   Jimmy Reece Emmett MalloyPankratz / Offy100750running080
7 245   Andy Linden Bardahl Oil CompanyKurtis / Offy100600running1160
8 815   Johnnie Parsons Bardahl Oil CompanyKurtis / Offy99562running040
91376   Johnny Thomson George LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy99525running030
10 72   Jack McGrath Jack HinkleKurtis / Offy99487running020
111516   Jimmy Davies Auto Shippers   (Lou Rassey)Kurtis / Offy98450running010
121048   Johnny Boyd Sumar   (Chapman Root)Blough / Offy98375running0 
131737   Larry Crockett Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy98337running0 
14 96   Al Keller Bessie Lee PaoliKurtis / Offy97300running0 
15 457   Tommy Hinnershitz IddingsMeyer / Offy97262running0 
161171   Cal Niday Martin BrothersSilnes / Offy97225running0 
171873   Mike Nazaruk McNamara   (Lee Elkins)Kurtis / Offy40150brakes0 
181281   Rodger Ward Central Excavating   (Floyd Trevis)Trevis / Offy8150magneto0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Pat O'Connor26Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy
Bill Homeier29Ralph MalamudScopa / Offy
Jimmy Davies32Ray CrawfordKurtis / Offy
Al Herman33Ray BradySchroeder / Offy
Manny Ayulo44Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy
Joe Sostilio62Commercial Motor FreightEwing / Offy
Eddie Russo68Peter Wales TruckingPeter WalesKurtis / Offy
Jiggs Peters92Lee GlessnerScopa / Offy
George Wilson95SaccoJohnstone / GMC

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Andy Linden11111
  Don Freeland124635
  Bob Sweikert4710054