Formula One, Indianapolis 500 1953 1953 Race Results

Race date: May 30, 1953 Circuit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Total laps: 0 Lap length: 4,192 km Race distance: 0 km

Pos (pts) Driver (#)/Fastest lap Car/Engine/Tyres Laps Race time Delay Qualifying time (pos)
1 (9) Bill Vukovich (14)
01:06.240 (27)
Kurtis Kraft 500A
Offenhauser
Firestone
200 03:53:01.690 04:20.130 (1)
2 (6) Art Cross (16) Kurtis Kraft 4000
Offenhauser
Firestone
200 03:56:32.560 +03:30.870 04:22.180 (12)
3 Sam Hanks (3) Kurtis Kraft 4000
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 03:57:13.190 +04:11.500 04:21.760 (9)
4 Fred Agabashian (59) Kurtis Kraft 500B
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 03:57:40.930 +04:39.240 04:21.730 (2)
5 (2) Jack McGrath (5) Kurtis Kraft 4000
Offenhauser
Firestone
200 04:00:51.330 +07:49.640 04:23.540 (3)
6 Jimmy Daywalt (48) Kurtis Kraft 3000
Offenhauser
Firestone
200 04:01:11.900 +08:10.210 04:25.200 (21)
7 Jim Rathmann (2) Kurtis Kraft 500B
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 04:01:47.710 +08:46.020 04:25.360 (25)
8 Ernie McCoy (12) Stevens
Offenhauser
Firestone
200 04:03:06.240 +10:04.550 04:24.850 (20)
9 Tony Bettenhausen (98) Kuzma
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 +4 lap(s) 04:24.660 (6)
10 Jimmy Davies (53) Kurtis Kraft 500A
Offenhauser
Firestone
193 +7 lap(s) 04:26.070 (32)
11 Duke Nalon (9) Kurtis Kraft
Novi
Firestone
191 +9 lap(s) 04:25.760 (26)
12 Carl Scarborough (73) Kurtis Kraft 2000
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 +10 lap(s) 04:24.830 (19)
13 Manny Ayulo (88) Kuzma
Offenhauser
Firestone
184 +16 lap(s) 04:23.960 (4)
14 Jimmy Bryan (8) Schroeder
Offenhauser
Firestone
183 +17 lap(s) 04:25.670 (31)
15 Bill Holland (49) Kurtis Kraft 500B
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 +23 lap(s) 04:21.120 (28)
16 Rodger Ward (92) Kurtis Kraft
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 +23 lap(s) 04:21.880 (10)
17 Walt Faulkner (23) Kurtis Kraft 500A
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 +24 lap(s) 04:22.550 (14)
Retirement
oil leak Marshall Teague (22) Kurtis Kraft 4000
Offenhauser
Firestone
169 04:25.250 (22)
oil leak Spider Webb (62) Kurtis Kraft 3000
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 04:24.380 (18)
suspension Bob Sweikert (51) Kuzma
Offenhauser
Firestone
151 04:23.020 (29)
transmission Mike Nazaruk (83) Turner
Offenhauser
Firestone
146 04:25.280 (23)
accident Pat Flaherty (77) Kurtis Kraft 3000
Offenhauser
Firestone
115 04:25.350 (24)
overheating Jerry Hoyt (55) Kurtis Kraft 4000
Offenhauser
Firestone
0 04:25.230 (7)
ignition Duane Carter (4) Lesovsky
Offenhauser
Firestone
94 04:26.140 (27)
magneto Paul Russo (7) Kurtis Kraft 3000
Offenhauser
Firestone
89 04:24.280 (17)
engine Johnnie Parsons (21) Kurtis Kraft 500B
Offenhauser
Firestone
86 04:21.500 (8)
accident Don Freeland (38) Watson
Offenhauser
Firestone
76 04:23.030 (15)
accident Gene Hartley (41) Kurtis Kraft 4000
Offenhauser
Firestone
53 04:22.270 (13)
fuel leak Chuck Stevenson (97) Kuzma
Offenhauser
Firestone
42 04:23.620 (16)
magneto Cal Niday (99) Kurtis Kraft
Offenhauser
Firestone
30 04:24.520 (30)
oil leak Bob Scott (29) Bromme
Offenhauser
Firestone
14 04:21.950 (11)
ignition Johnny Thomson (56) Del Roy
Offenhauser
Firestone
6 04:26.150 (33)
accident Andy Linden (32) Stevens
Offenhauser
Firestone
3 04:24.590 (5)

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