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(W) = Previous winner of the race
(R) = Race rookie

Pos Grid No Driver Constructor Laps Led Time/Retired Points
1 14 6 United States Bob Sweikert Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 86 3:53:59.53 8
2 2 10 United States Tony Bettenhausen
United States Paul Russo
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +2:43.56 3
3
3 10 15 United States Jimmy Davies Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +3:32.36 4
4 33 44 United States Johnny Thomson Kuzma-Offenhauser 200 0 +3:38.91 3
5 7 77 United States Walt Faulkner
United States Bill Homeier
Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +5:17.17 1
1
6 8 19 United States Andy Linden Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +5:57.94
7 16 71 United States Al Herman (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +6:24.24
8 19 29 United States Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +6:41.60
9 17 48 United States Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +7:09.81
10 12 89 United States Pat Flaherty Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +7:46.54
11 18 98 United States Duane Carter Kuzma-Offenhauser 197 0 +3 Laps
12 25 41 United States Chuck Weyant (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 196 0 +4 Laps
13 32 83 United States Eddie Johnson Trevis-Offenhauser 196 0 +4 Laps
14 20 33 United States Jim Rathmann Epperly-Offenhauser 191 0 +9 Laps
15 21 12 United States Don Freeland Phillips-Offenhauser 178 3 Transmission
16 9 22 United States Cal Niday Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 170 0 Accident
17 24 99 United States Art Cross Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 168 24 Engine
18 31 81 United States Shorty Templeman (R) Trevis-Offenhauser 142 0 Transmission
19 6 8 United States Sam Hanks Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 134 0 Transmission
20 28 31 United States Keith Andrews (R) Schroeder-Offenhauser 120 0 Fuel Pump
21 27 16 United States Johnnie Parsons (W) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 119 0 Magneto
22 13 37 United States Eddie Russo (R) Pawl-Offenhauser 112 0 Ignition
23 23 49 United States Ray Crawford (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 111 0 Engine
24 11 1 United States Jimmy Bryan Kuzma-Offenhauser 90 31 Fuel Pump
25 5 4 United States Bill Vukovich (W) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 56 50 Fatal accident 1
26 3 3 United States Jack McGrath Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 54 6 Electrical
27 22 42 United States Al Keller (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 54 0 Accident
28 30 27 United States Rodger Ward Kuzma-Offenhauser 53 0 Accident
29 26 39 United States Johnny Boyd (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 53 0 Accident
30 29 68 United States Ed Elisian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 53 0 Retirement
31 1 23 United States Jerry Hoyt Stevens-Offenhauser 40 0 Oil Leak
32 4 14 United States Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 39 0 Spun Off
33 15 5 United States Jimmy Reece Pankratz-Offenhauser 10 0 Engine

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V T E United States Indianapolis 500
Circuit Indianapolis Motor Speedway
IMS oval
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V T E 1955 Formula One Season
Constructors Arzani-Volpini • Connaught • Cooper • Ferrari • Gordini • HWM • Lancia • Maserati • Mercedes • Vanwall
Engines Alta • Bristol • Ferrari • Gordini • Lancia • Maserati • Mercedes • Vanwall
Drivers Ascari • Bayol • Behra • Birger • Brabham • Bucci • Castellotti • Chiron • Claes • Collins • Fairman • Fangio • Farina • Fitch • Frère • J. F. González • Gould • Hawthorn • Herrmann • Iglesias • Kling • Macklin • Maglioli • Mantovani • Manzon • Marr • McAlpine • Menditeguy • Mieres • S. Moss • Musso • Perdisa • Piotti • Pollet • Rolt • Salvadori • Schell • Silva Ramos • Simon • Sparken • Taruffi • Trintignant • Uria • Villoresi • Walker • Wharton • Whiteaway
Cars Arzani-Volpini F1 • Connaught B • Cooper T40 • Ferrari 555 • Ferrari 625 • Gordini T16 • HWM 53 • Lancia D50  • Maserati 250F • Maserati A6GCM • Mercedes W196 • Vanwall VW55
Tyres Continental • Dunlop • Englebert • Pirelli
Races Argentina • Monaco • Indianapolis • Belgium • Netherlands • Britain • Italy
See also 1954 Formula One Season • 1956 Formula One Season • Category
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