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PracticeEdit

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
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1 ______________
Johnny Thomson 2 ______________
Eddie Sachs 3
Jim Rathmann
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4 ______________
Dick Rathmann 5 ______________
Bobby Grim 6
Rodger Ward
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7 ______________
Bob Veith 8 ______________
Eddie Johnson 9
Gene Hartley
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10 ______________
Don Branson 11 ______________
Johnny Boyd 12
Duane Carter
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13 ______________
Jimmy Daywalt 14 ______________
Jack Turner 15
Tony Bettenhausen
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16 ______________
Paul Goldsmith 17 ______________
A. J. Foyt 18
Pat Flaherty
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19 ______________
Jud Larsen 20 ______________
Jimmy Bryan 21
Chuck Arnold
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22 ______________
Len Sutton 23 ______________
Al Herman 24
Bob Christie
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25 ______________
Don Freeland 26 ______________
Red Amick 27
Paul Russo
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28 ______________
Al Keller 29 ______________
Chuck Weyant 30
Bill Cheesbourg
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31 ______________
Mike Magill 32 ______________
Ray Crawford 33
Jim McWithey

Non-QualifiersEdit

RaceEdit

ClassificationEdit

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

Pos Grid No Driver Constructor Laps Led Time/Retired Points
1 6 5 United States Rodger Ward Watson-Offenhauser 200 130 3:40:49.20 8
2 3 16 United States Jim Rathmann Watson-Offenhauser 200 19 +23.28 6
3 1 3 United States Johnny Thomson Lesovsky-Offenhauser 200 40 +50.64 5
4 15 1 United States Tony Bettenhausen Epperly-Offenhauser 200 0 +1:47.09 3
5 16 99 United States Paul Goldsmith Epperly-Offenhauser 200 0 +2:06.44 2
6 11 33 United States Johnny Boyd Epperly-Offenhauser 200 0 +3:16.98  
7 12 37 United States Duane Carter Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +4:09.92  
8 8 19 United States Eddie Johnson Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +4:10.53  
9 27 45 United States Paul Russo Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +4:11.04  
10 17 10 United States A. J. Foyt Kuzma-Offenhauser 200 0 +4:14.48  
11 9 88 United States Gene Hartley Kuzma-Offenhauser 200 0 +5:42.48  
12 7 74 United States Bob Veith Moore-Offenhauser 200 0 +6:09.73  
13 23 89 United States Al Herman Dunn-Offenhauser 200 0 +6:40.40  
14 13 66 United States Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +6:41.54  
15 21 71 United States Chuck Arnold (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +8:19.86  
16 33 58 United States Jim McWithey (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +11:41.69  
17 2 44 United States Eddie Sachs Kuzma-Offenhauser 182 0 Spun Off  
18 28 57 United States Al Keller Kuzma-Offenhauser 163 0 Engine  
19 18 64 United States Pat Flaherty (W) Watson-Offenhauser 162 11 Accident  
20 4 73 United States Dick Rathmann Watson-Offenhauser 150 0 Fire  
21 30 53 United States Bill Cheesbourg Kuzma-Offenhauser 147 0 Electrics  
22 25 15 United States Don Freeland Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 136 0 Electrics  
23 32 49 United States Ray Crawford Template:Elder-Offenhauser 115 0 Accident  
24 10 9 United States Don Branson (R) Phillips-Offenhauser 112 0 Suspension  
25 24 65 United States Bob Christie Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 109 0 Engine  
26 5 48 United States Bobby Grim (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 85 0 Electrics  
27 14 24 United States Jack Turner Christensen-Offenhauser 47 0 Fuel leak  
28 29 47 United States Chuck Weyant Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 45 0 Accident  
29 19 7 United States Jud Larson Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 45 0 Accident  
30 31 77 United States Mike Magill Template:Sutton-Offenhauser 45 0 Accident  
31 26 87 United States Red Amick (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 45 0 Accident  
32 22 8 United States Len Sutton Lesovsky-Offenhauser 34 0 Accident  
33 20 6 United States Jimmy Bryan (W) Epperly-Offenhauser 1 0 Engine  

MilestonesEdit

StandingsEdit

V T E United States Indianapolis 500
Circuit Indianapolis Motor Speedway
IMS oval
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V T E 1959 Formula One Season
Constructors Aston Martin • Behra-Porsche • BRM • Cooper • Connaught • Ferrari • JBW • Kurtis Kraft • Lotus • Maserati • Porsche • Tec-Mec • Vanwall
Engines Alta • Aston Martin • Borgward • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Maserati • Offenhauser • OSCA • Porsche • Vanwall
Drivers Allison • Ashdown • Behra • Bianchi • Blanchard • Bonnier • Brabham • Bristow • Brooks • Bueb • Burgess • Cabianca • Cabral • Cade • de Changy • Constantine • Davis • de Filippis • Fairman • Flockhart • Fontes Bayardo • Gendebien • Godin de Beaufort • Greene • Gregory • Gurney • Halford • Herrmann • G. Hill • P. Hill • Ireland • Lovely • Lucienbonnet • McLaren • B. Moss • S. Moss • Naylor • d'Orey • Parkes • T. Parnell • Piper • Said • Salvadori • Scarlatti • Schell • Shelby • Stacey • D. Taylor • H. Taylor • M. Taylor • T. Taylor • Testut • de Tomaso • Trintignant • von Trips
Tyres Avon • Dunlop • Firestone
Races Monaco • Indianapolis • Netherlands • France • Britain • Germany • Portugal • Italy • United States
See also 1958 Formula One Season • 1960 Formula One Season • Category
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