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1955 Rex Mays Classic


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 2 of 11
Sunday, June 5, 1955 at Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
100 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:00:42
Average speed: 98.844 mph
Pole speed: 99.467 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 24 sec
Attendance: 25979
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1955 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1955 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 444   Johnny Thomson Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy1005400running63200
2 16   Bob Sweikert John ZinkWatson / Offy1003240running23160
31689   Pat Flaherty Dunn EngineeringKurtis / Offy1002160running0140
4 31   Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1001620running0120
51015   Jimmy Davies Bardahl Oil Company   (Pat Clancy)Ewing / Offy1001296running0100
6 819   Andy Linden Massaglia Hotel   (Massaglia Hotel)Kurtis / Offy1001080running080
7115   George Amick Emmett MalloyPankratz / Offy100864running060
8123   Jack McGrath Jack HinkleKurtis / Offy100810running040
9149   Jimmy Reece Ed WalshKurtis / Offy100756running030
10 771   Al Herman Martin BrothersSilnes / Offy100702running020
11 968   Shorty Templeman Westwood Tool   (Peter Wales)Kurtis / Offy100648running010
12 512   Don Freeland Bob EstesWatson / Offy100540running0 
131995   Mike Magill Mike UnverdorbenKurtis / Offy100486running0 
141523   Jimmy Daywalt Jim RobbinsStevens / Offy100432running0 
152078   Al Keller Lindsey HopkinsLesovsky / Offy99324running0 
161332   Jiggs Peters Lee GlessnerScopa / Offy99270running0 
172247   Rex Easton Mel WiggersKurtis / Offy97216running0 
18 669   Pat O'Connor LaVillaTempleton / Offy61216crankcase0 
192128   Gene Hartley Commercial Motor FreightEwing / Offy48162oil leak0 
201872   Jim Rathmann Ernest RuizShilala / Offy42162magneto0 
211773   Walt Faulkner McNamara   (Lee Elkins)Kurtis / Offy37108hub0 
22 221   Jerry Hoyt Roger WolcottLesovsky / Offy21108supercharger14 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tony Bettenhausen10H.A. ChapmanRusso-Nichels / Offy
Johnnie Tolan16Trio BrassTrio BrassKurtis / Offy
Len Duncan24Ray BradyKurtis / Offy
Ed Elisian25Lutes Truck PartsKurtis / Offy
Rodger Ward27Aristo BlueAristo BlueKuzma / Offy
Tony Bonadies36J.S. DonaldsonKurtis / Offy
Eddie Russo48SumarChapman RootBlough / Offy
Ray Crawford49Ray CrawfordKurtis / Offy
Bill Homeier51SumarChapman RootKurtis / Offy
Jack Turner76George LeitenbergerSilnes-Sherman / Offy
Earl Motter81Central ExcavatingFloyd TrevisTrevis / Offy
Joe Sostilio84Dick HolysnkiKurtis / Offy
George Lynch94VansKurtis / Offy
Duane Carter98J.C. AgajanianKuzma / Offy

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jerry Hoyt11414
  Bob Sweikert153723
  Johnny Thomson3810063