FANDOM



BackgroundEdit

PracticeEdit

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap % Avg. speed
1 2 Jack McGrath Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:15.26 100.0% 226.970
2 19 Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:17.53 +2.27 100.9% 224.969
3 9 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:17.76 +2.50 101.0% 224.769
4 43 Johnny Thomson Nichels-Offenhauser 4:19.39 +4.13 101.6% 223.356
5 98 Chuck Stevenson Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:19.41 +4.15 101.6% 223.339
6 7 Don Freeland Phillips-Offenhauser 4:20.23 +4.97 101.9% 222.635
7 25 Jimmy Reece Pankratz-Offenhauser 4:20.28 +5.02 102.0% 222.593
8 16 Duane Carter Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:20.42 +5.16 102.0% 222.473
9 17 Bob Sweikert Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:20.48 +5.22 102.0% 222.422
10 1 Sam Hanks Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:20.88 +5.62 102.2% 222.081
11 34 Troy Ruttman Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:21.37 +6.11 102.4% 221.664
12 35 Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:20.71 +5.45 102.1% 222.225
13 24 Cal Niday Stevens-Offenhauser 4:17.46 +2.20 100.9% 225.031
14 73 Mike Nazaruk Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:17.90 +2.64 101.0% 224.647
15 15 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:17.92 +2.66 101.0% 224.629
16 12 Rodger Ward Pawl-Offenhauser 4:18.44 +3.18 101.2% 224.177
17 31 Gene Hartley Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:18.88 +3.62 101.4% 223.796
18 51 Bill Homeier Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:19.09 +3.83 101.5% 223.615
19 14 Bill Vukovich Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:19.97 +4.71 101.8% 222.858
20 32 Ernie McCoy Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:20.08 +4.82 101.9% 222.764
21 10 Tony Bettenhausen Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:20.35 +5.09 102.0% 222.533
22 88 Manny Ayulo Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:20.56 +5.30 102.1% 222.353
23 74 Andy Linden Schroeder-Offenhauser 4:21.21 +5.95 102.3% 221.800
24 77 Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:21.35 +6.09 102.4% 221.681
25 38 Larry Crockett Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:17.96 +2.70 101.1% 224.594
26 33 Len Duncan Schroeder-Offenhauser 4:18.59 +3.33 101.3% 224.047
27 45 Art Cross Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:19.60 +4.34 101.7% 223.176
28 38 Jim Rathmann Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:20.44 +5.18 102.0% 222.456
29 65 Spider Webb Bromme-Offenhauser 4:20.91 +5.65 102.2% 222.055
30 99 Jerry Hoyt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:21.20 +5.94 102.3% 221.809
31 27 Ed Elisian Stevens-Offenhauser 4:21.26 +6.00 102.4% 221.758
32 5 Paul Russo Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:21.48 +6.22 102.4% 221.571
33 71 Frank Armi Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:21.49 +6.23 102.4% 221.562

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
______________
1 ______________
Jack McGrath 2 ______________
Jimmy Daywalt 3
Jimmy Bryan
______________
4 ______________
Johnny Thomson 5 ______________
Chuck Stevenson 6
Don Freeland
______________
7 ______________
Jimmy Reece 8 ______________
Duane Carter 9
Bob Sweikert
______________
10 ______________
Sam Hanks 11 ______________
Troy Ruttman 12
Pat O'Connor
______________
13 ______________
Cal Niday 14 ______________
Mike Nazaruk 15
Johnnie Parsons
______________
16 ______________
Rodger Ward 17 ______________
Gene Hartley 18
Bill Homeier
______________
19 ______________
Bill Vukovich 20 ______________
Ernie McCoy 21
Tony Bettenhausen
______________
22 ______________
Manny Ayulo 23 ______________
Andy Linden 24
Fred Agabashian
______________
25 ______________
Larry Crockett 26 ______________
Len Duncan 27
Art Cross
______________
28 ______________
Jim Rathmann 29 ______________
Spider Webb 30
Jerry Hoyt
______________
31 ______________
Ed Elisian 32 ______________
Paul Russo 33
Frank Armi

Non-QualifiersEdit

No. Driver Constructor
3 Marshall Teague Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
6 Art Cross Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
8 Duke Nalon Kurtis Kraft-Novi
18 Bob Scott Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
21 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
22 Cliff Griffith Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
George Tichenor
23 Jerry Hoyt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
26 Henry Banks Lesovsky-Offenhauser
36 George Fonder Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
Al Herman
37 Eddie Russo Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
38 Bill Holland Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
39 Pat Flaherty Kurtis Kraft-Chrysler
89 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
41 Frank Mundy Schroeder-Offenhauser
44 Walt Faulkner Kuzma-Offenhauser
97 Lesovsky-Offenhauser
47 Danny Oakes Ferrari
49 Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
52 Chuck Weyant Silnes-Offenhauser
53 Jimmy Davies Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
54 Eddie Sachs Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
59 Jim Rathmann Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
62 Duke Dinsmore Ewing-Offenhauser
67 Ewing-Offenhauser
66 Bob Christie Lesovsky-Offenhauser
67 Potsy Goacher Moore-Offenhauser
68 Ed Elisian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
69 Johnnie Tolan Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
83 Eddie Johnson Turner-Offenhauser
93 Billy Devore Lesovsky-Offenhauser
99 Lee Wallard Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser

RaceEdit

ClassificationEdit

Pos. Grid No. Driver Constructor Qual Rank Laps Led Time/Retired Points
1 19 14 Bill Vukovich Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.470 14 200 90 3:49:17.27 8
2 3 9 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma-Offenhauser 139.660 5 200 46 +1:09.95 6
3 1 2 Jack McGrath Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 141.030 1 200 47 +1:19.73 5
4 11 34 Troy Ruttman
Duane Carter
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 137.730 31 200 0 +2:52.68 1.5
1.5
5 14 73 Mike Nazaruk Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.580 6 200 0 +3:24.55 2
6 24 77 Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 137.740 30 200 0 +3:47.55
7 6 7 Don Freeland Phillips-Offenhauser 138.330 16 200 0 +4:13.35
8 32 5 Paul Russo
Jerry Hoyt
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 137.670 32 200 0 +5:01.17
9 25 38 Larry Crockett Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.550 8 200 0 +7:07.24
10 13 24 Cal Niday Stevens-Offenhauser 139.820 3 200 0 +7:07.69
11 27 45 Art Cross
Johnnie Parsons
Sam Hanks
Andy Linden
Jimmy Davies
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.670 13 200 8 +8:22.19
12 5 98 Chuck Stevenson
Walt Faulkner
Kuzma-Offenhauser 138.770 12 199 0 +1 lap
13 22 88 Manny Ayulo Kuzma-Offenhauser 138.160 22 197 0 +3 laps
14 9 17 Bob Sweikert Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.200 21 197 0 +3 laps
15 8 16 Duane Carter
Marshall Teague
Jimmy Jackson
Tony Bettenhausen
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.230 19 196 0 +4 laps
16 20 32 Ernie McCoy Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.230 15 194 0 +6 laps
17 7 25 Jimmy Reece Pankratz-Offenhauser 138.410 17 194 0 +6 laps
18 31 27 Ed Elisian
Bob Scott
Stevens-Offenhauser 137.790 29 193 0 +7 laps
19 33 71 Frank Armi
George Fonder
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 137.670 17 193 0 +7 laps
20 10 1 Sam Hanks
Jimmy Davies
Tony Bettenhausen
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 137.990 25 191 1 Spun off
21 12 35 Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.080 23 181 0 Spun off
22 16 12 Rodger Ward
Eddie Johnson
Pawl-Offenhauser 139.920 2 172 0 Retirement
23 17 31 Gene Hartley
Marshall Teague
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.060 10 168 0 Clutch
24 4 43 Johnny Thomson
Andy Linden
Jimmy Daywalt
Nichels-Offenhauser 138.780 11 165 0 Retirement
25 23 74 Andy Linden
Bob Scott
Schroeder-Offenhauser 137.820 27 165 0 Suspension
26 30 99 Jerry Hoyt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 137.820 28 130 0 Engine
27 2 19 Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.780 4 111 8 Accident
28 28 38 Jim Rathmann
Pat Flaherty
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.220 20 110 0 Accident
29 21 10 Tony Bettenhausen Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.270 18 105 0 Wheel bearing
30 29 65 Spider Webb
Danny Kladis
Bromme-Offenhauser 137.970 26 104 0 Fuel pump
31 26 33 Len Duncan
George Fonder
Schroeder-Offenhauser 139.210 9 101 0 Brakes
32 15 15 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.570 7 79 0 Engine
33 18 51 Bill Homeier Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138.000 24 74 0 Accident

MilestonesEdit

StandingsEdit

V T E United States Indianapolis 500
Circuit Indianapolis Motor Speedway
IMS oval
Races 1911 • 1912 • 1913 • 1914 • 1915 • 1916 • 1919 • 1920 • 1921 • 1922 • 1923 • 1924 • 1925 • 1926 • 1927 • 1928 • 1929 • 1930 • 1931–1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1954 • 1955 • 1956 • 1957 • 1958 • 1959 • 1960 • 1961–2018
V T E 1954 Formula One Season
Constructors Connaught • Cooper • Ferrari • Gordini • HWM • Klenk • Lancia • Maserati • Mercedes • Vanwall
Engines Alta • BMW • Bristol • Ferrari • Gordini • Lancia • Lea-Francis • Maserati • Mercedes • Vanwall
Drivers Ascari • Bayol • Beauman • Behra • Berger • Bertocchi • Bira • Brandon • Brown • Bucci • Collins • Daponte • Fangio • Farina • Flockhart • Frère • Gerard • Godia-Sales • J. F. González • Gould • de Graffenried • Hawthorn • Helfrich • Herrmann • Kling • Lang • Loyer • Macklin • Maglioli • Mantovani • Marr • Manzon • Marimón • Menditeguy • Mieres • S. Moss • Musso • Nuckey • Parnell • Pilette • Pollet • Riseley-Prichard • de Riu • Rosier • Salvadori • Schell • Swaters • Taruffi • Thorne • Trintignant • Villoresi • Volonterio • Wacker • Wharton • Whitehead • Whitehouse
Cars Connaught A • Cooper T23 • Cooper T24 • Ferrari 500 • Ferrari 553 • Ferrari 625 • Gordini T16 • HWM 53 • Klenk Meteor  • Lancia D50  • Maserati 250F • Maserati A6GCM • Mercedes W196 • Vanwall Special
Tyres Avon • Continental • Dunlop • Englebert • Pirelli
Races Argentina • Indianapolis • Belgium • France • Britain • Germany • Switzerland • Italy • Spain
See also 1953 Formula One Season • 1955 Formula One Season • Category
v·d·e Nominate this page for Featured Article