Formula 1 1954 Indianapolis 500

data

1954-05-31
2
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Bill Vukovich
Jack McGrath

The 1954 Indianapolis 500 was won by Bill Vukovich of Kurtis Kraft.
Despite being on pole position in United States of America, Jack McGrath could not convert this into a win.

The race in United States of America was round 2 of 9 of the 1954 season.

 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 200 3:49:17.27 8
2 200 +1:09.95 6
3 200 +1:19.73 5
5 200 +3:24.55 2
4 200 +2:52.68 1.5
4 200 +2:52.68 1.5
6 200 +3:47.55 0
7 200 +4:13.35 0
8 200 +5:01.17 0
8 200 +5:01.17 0
9 200 +7:07.24 0
10 200 +7:07.69 0
11 200 +8:22.19 0
11 200 +8:22.19 0
11 200 +8:22.19 0
12 199 +1 Lap 0
12 199 +1 Lap 0
13 197 +3 Laps 0
14 197 +3 Laps 0
15 196 +4 Laps 0
15 196 +4 Laps 0
16 194 +6 Laps 0
17 194 +6 Laps 0
18 193 +7 Laps 0
19 193 +7 Laps 0
191 Spun off 0
191 Spun off 0
181 Spun off 0
172 Retired 0
172 Retired 0
168 Clutch 0
23 168 Clutch 0
165 Retired 0
165 Retired 0
165 Retired 0
165 Suspension 0
110 Accident 0
104 Fuel pump 0
104 Fuel pump 0
101 Brakes 0
101 Brakes 0
74 Accident 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Jack McGrath Kurtis Kraft
3 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma
4 Andy Linden Nichels
4 Johnny Thomson Nichels
4 Jimmy Daywalt Nichels
5 Walt Faulkner Kuzma
5 Chuck Stevenson Kuzma
6 Don Freeland Phillips
7 Jimmy Reece Pankratz
8 Jimmy Jackson Kurtis Kraft
8 Tony Bettenhausen Kurtis Kraft
9 Bob Sweikert Kurtis Kraft
10 Jimmy Davies Kurtis Kraft
10 Jim Rathmann Kurtis Kraft
11 Duane Carter Kurtis Kraft
11 Troy Ruttman Kurtis Kraft
12 Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft
13 Cal Niday Stevens
14 Mike Nazaruk Kurtis Kraft
16 Eddie Johnson Pawl
16 Rodger Ward Pawl
17 Marshall Teague Kurtis Kraft
17 Gene Hartley Kurtis Kraft
18 Bill Homeier Kurtis Kraft
19 Bill Vukovich Kurtis Kraft
20 Ernie McCoy Kurtis Kraft
22 Manny Ayulo Kuzma
23 Bob Scott Schroeder
24 Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft
25 Larry Crockett Kurtis Kraft
26 Len Duncan Schroeder
26 George Fonder Schroeder
27 Sam Hanks Kurtis Kraft
27 Art Cross Kurtis Kraft
27 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft
28 Pat Flaherty Kurtis Kraft
29 Danny Kladis Bromme
29 Travis Webb Bromme
31 Ed Elisian Stevens
32 Paul Russo Kurtis Kraft
32 Jerry Hoyt Kurtis Kraft
33 Frank Armi Kurtis Kraft

1954 Indianapolis 500

The 38th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 31, 1954. The event was part of the 1954 AAA National Championship Trail, and was also race 2 of 9 in the 1954 World Championship of Drivers.

Bill Vukovich won his second consecutive 500. Vukovich died the following year attempting to win his third consecutive Indy 500. The race reportedly went 110 laps before the first yellow light.


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