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1958 Indianapolis 500

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USAC Champ Car Series race number 2 of 13
Friday, May 30, 1958 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:14
Average speed: 133.791 mph
Pole speed: 145.974 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 27.63 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1958 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1958 standings

1 71   Jimmy Bryan Belond A.P. Muffler   (George Salih)Salih / Offy200105574running1391000
22599   George Amick Norm DemlerEpperly / Offy20038874running18800
3 89   Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy20024999running18700
4 933   Tony Bettenhausen Jones & Maley   (Cars Inc.)Epperly / Offy20017199running24600
5202   Jim Rathmann Leader Card 500 Roadster   (Lindsey Hopkins)Epperly / Offy20011399running0500
6 316   Jimmy Reece John ZinkWatson / Offy2008699running0400
71326   Don Freeland Bob Estes Special   (Bob Estes)Phillips / Offy2006999running0300
81944   Jud Larson John ZinkWatson / Offy2007049running0250
92661   Eddie Johnson Bryant Heating & Cooling   (J.S. Donaldson)Kurtis / Offy2005999running0200
103354   Bill Cheesbourg Novi Auto Air Conditioner   (Novi Racing Corp.)Kurtis / Novi2006399running0150
112152   Al Keller Bardahl   (Pat Clancy)Kurtis / Offy2003919running0100
12 645   Johnnie Parsons Fred GerhardtKurtis / Offy2003599running050
133019   Johnnie Tolan Greenman-Casale   (Lysle Greenman)Kuzma / Offy2003329running0 
141765   Bob Christie Federal EngineeringKurtis / Offy1894209spun out0 
153259   Dempsey Wilson Bob SorensonKuzma / Offy1514089refueling fire0 
161229   A.J. Foyt Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Kuzma / Offy1482969spun out0 
173177   Mike Magill Dayton Steel Foundry   (George Walther)Kurtis / Offy1362849disqualified0 
181415   Paul Russo Novi Auto Air Conditioner   (Novi Racing Corp.)Kurtis / Novi1222779radiator0 
192383   Shorty Templeman McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Kurtis / Offy1162699brakes0 
20118   Rodger Ward Wolcott Fuel Injection   (Roger Wolcott)Lesovsky / Offy932719fuel pump0 
211543   Billy Garrett Harry Allen ChapmanKurtis / Offy802639cam gear0 
221888   Eddie Sachs Peter SchmidtKuzma / Offy683759universal joint1 
23227   Johnny Thomson D-A Lubricants   (Racing Associates)Kurtis / Offy522754steering0 
242989   Chuck Weyant Dunn Engineering   (Harry Dunn)Dunn / Offy382549crash0 
251025   Jack Turner Massaglia Hotels   (Hart Fullerton)Lesovsky / Offy212569fuel pump0 
26 414   Bob Veith Bowes Seal Fast   (George Bignotti)Kurtis / Offy12789crash0 
27 197   Dick Rathman McNamara Chiropractic   (Lee Elkins)Watson / Offy06259crash0 
28 25   Ed Elisian John ZinkWatson / Offy03179crash0 
29 54   Pat O'Connor Sumar   (Chapman Root)Kurtis / Offy02574crash0 
301631   Paul Goldsmith City of Daytona Beach   (Smokey Yunick)Kurtis / Offy02369crash0 
312492   Jerry Unser Roy McKayKurtis / Offy02339crash0 
322768   Len Sutton Jim RobbinsKurtis / Offy02309crash0 
332857   Art Bisch HelseKuzma / Offy02279crash0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Rex Easton10, 72Hoover Motor Express, Wyandotte Tool
Art Bisch17Ansted Rotary
Jack Ensley17Ansted Rotary
Marshall Teague18Sumar
Gene Hartley24Hoyt Machine
Elmer George28Ansted Rotary
Jerry Unser48, 51Sumar, Duncan
Ray Crawford49Meguiar Mirror Glaze
Juan Manuel Fangio54, 77Novi Auto Air Conditioner, Dayton Steel
Eddie Russo55Sclavi & Amos
Fred Agabashian56, 75, 57City of Memphis, D-A Lubricants, Helse
Van Johnson58Ray Brady Chiropractic
Joe Giba62Carl Anderson
Jim McWithey66Federal Engineering
Jimmy Daywalt69, 82, 57Federal Engineering, Central Excavating
Dempsey Wilson71Hall-Mar
Bill Homeier74, 95Kurtis-Kraft / Smith, Safety Auto Glass
Al Herman75D-A Lubricants
Len Sutton82Central Excavating
Don Edmunds92Roy McKay
Bob Cortner93McKay BulldogKurtis Kraft 3000
Leroy Warriner95Safety Auto Glass
Troy Ruttman98Agajanian

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Jimmy Bryan11818
  Tony Bettenhausen19202
  Eddie Sachs21211
  Tony Bettenhausen22254
  Jimmy Bryan26261
  George Amick27304
  Jimmy Bryan31311
  George Amick32343
  Tony Bettenhausen35351
  George Amick364611
  Jimmy Bryan47482
  Tony Bettenhausen49491
  Jimmy Bryan50523
  Tony Bettenhausen536513
  Jimmy Bryan6610439
  Tony Bettenhausen1051073
  Johnny Boyd10812518
  Jimmy Bryan12620075