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1955 Hoosier Hundred


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 9 of 11
Saturday, September 17, 1955 at Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, IN
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:11:26
Average speed: 83.978 mph
Pole speed: 93.434 mph
Cautions: 1 for 6 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 18972
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1955 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1955 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 91   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1006925running45200
2 344   Johnny Thomson Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy1005038running24160
3 478   George Amick Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy1002610running0140
4 799   Tony Bettenhausen Murrell BelangerKurtis / Offy991665running0120
5 829   Pat O'Connor LaVillaTempleton / Offy991646running0100
6 212   Don Freeland Bob EstesWatson / Offy991205running080
71021   Ed Elisian Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy99964running060
81624   Jimmy Reece Ray BradyKurtis / Offy98954running040
91745   Andy Linden D-A LubricantsKuzma / Offy98883running030
101568   Johnny Kay Westwood Tool   (Peter Wales)Kurtis / Offy97813running020
11 548   Eddie Russo Sumar   (Chapman Root)Blough / Offy97743running010
12 65   Eddie Johnson Gilbert MorcroftPankratz / Offy97602running0 
131125   Bob Veith Lutes Truck PartsKurtis / Offy96602running0 
14189   Rodger Ward Ed WalshKurtis / Offy95482running0 
15143   Jack McGrath Jack HinkleKurtis / Offy74422running0 
161273   Mike Magill McNamara   (Lee Elkins)Kurtis / Offy70301valve0 
17 16   Bob Sweikert John ZinkWatson / Offy311051universal joint31 
181327   Earl Motter Lysle Greenman / Ernie CasaleKuzma / Offy22241mechanical0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jack Turner10H.A. ChapmanRusso-Nichels / Offy
Jimmy Davies15Bardahl Oil CompanyPat ClancyEwing / Offy
Johnnie Tolan16Trio BrassKurtis / Offy
Rex Easton19Hart FullertonKurtis / Offy
Gene Hartley28Commercial Motor FreightEwing / Offy
Shorty Templeman32Lee GlessnerScopa / Offy
Bob Carroll39Joe ShaheenHill / Offy
Jerry Unser41Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy
Bill Homeier47Mel WiggersKurtis / Offy
Leroy Warriner49Ray CrawfordKurtis / Offy
Johnny Boyd55Bob SweikertKuzma / Offy
Chuck Weyant71Martin BrothersSilnes / Offy
Edgar Elder72Travelon TrailerShilala / Offy
Jimmy Daywalt76George LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy
Jiggs Peters77Springfield WeldingKurtis / Offy
Buddy Cagle81Central ExcavatingFloyd TrevisTrevis / Offy
Eddie Sachs83McNamaraLee ElkinsTurner / Offy
Pat Flaherty89Dunn EngineeringKurtis / Offy
DCWalt Faulkner73McNamaraLee ElkinsKurtis-Wetteroth / Offy
WDRay Crawford49Ray CrawfordKurtis / Offy

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bob Sweikert13131
  Johnny Thomson325524
  Jimmy Bryan5610045