1957-3-Indianapolis

 

1957 Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
30 May – Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 802.000km (4.023km x 200)

Pole position: Pat O'Connor, Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser,  143.948 mph

Results:
1  Sam Hanks                  Salih-Offenhauser                  3:41:14.25 = 135.601 mph
                              Bleond Exhaust/George Salih Spl
2  Jim Rathmann               Epperly-Offenhauser                200 laps 
                              Chiropractic/Lindsey Hopkins Spl
3  Jimmy Bryan                Kuzma-Offenhauser                  200 laps
                              Dean Van Lines Spl
4  Paul Russo                 Kurtis KK500F-Novi                 200 laps
                              Novi Auto/Novi Racing Spl
5  Andy Linden                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          200 laps
                              McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports Spl
6  Johnny Boyd                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          200 laps
                              Bowes Seal Fast/Bignotti Spl  
7  Marshall Teaque            Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser          200 laps
                              Sumar/Chapman Root Spl
8  Pat O'Connor               Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          200 laps
                              Sumar/Chapman Root Spl
9  Bob Veith                  Phillips-Offenhauser               200 laps
                              Bob Estes Spl
10 Gene Hartley               Lesovsky-Offenhauser               200 laps
                              Massaglia Hotels Spl
11 Jack Turner                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          200 laps
                              Bardahl/Pat Clancy Spl
12 Johnny Thomson             Kuzma-Offenhauser                  199 laps
                              D-A Lubricant Racing Spl
13 Bob Christie               Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser          197 laps
                              Jones & Maley.Cars, Inc. Spl
14 Chuck Weyant               Kuzma-Offenhauser                  196 laps
                              Central Excavating/Pete Salemi Spl
15 Tony Bettenhausen          Kurtis KK500F-Novi                 195 laps
                              Novi Auto/Novi Racing Spl
16 Johnnie Parsons            Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          195 laps
                              Sumar/Chapman Root Spl
17 Don Freeland               Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser          192 laps
                              Ansted Rotary Spl

Fastest Lap: Jim Rathmann, Epperly-Offenhauser, 1:02.75 (143.426 mph) on lap 127

Did Not Finish:
   Jimmy Reece                Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser          182 laps    Throttle
                              Hoyt Machine/Sommer Spl
   Don Edmunds                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          170 laps    Spun in Turn 4
                              Roy McKay Spl
   Johnnie Tolan              Kuzma-Offenhasuer                  138 laps    Clutch
                              Greenman-Casales Spl
   Al Herman                  Dunn-Offenhauser                   111 laps    Crash on Front Straight
                              Dunn Engineering Spl
   Fred Agabashian            Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          107 laps    Fuel Leak
                              Bowes Seal Fast/Bignotti Spl
   Eddie Sachs                Kuzma-Offenhauser                  105 laps    Piston
                              Peter Schmidt Spl
   Mike Magill                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          - 99 laps    Crash in Turn 4
                              Dayton Steel Foundry/Walther Spl
   Eddie Johnson              Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          -107 laps    Wheel Bearing
                              H. A. Chapman Spl
   Bill Cheesbourg            Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          -119 laps    Fuel Leak
                              Schildmeier Seal/Donaldson 
   Al Keller                  Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          -125 laps    Crash in Turn 1
                              Bardahl/Pat Clancey Spl
   Jimmy Daywalt              Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser          -147 laps    Crash in Turn 3
                              Helse/H.H. Johnson Spl
   Ed Elisian                 Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser          -149 laps    Timing Gear
                              McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports Spl
   Rodger Ward                Lesovsky-Offenhauser               -173 laps    Supercharger
                              Roger Wolcott Spl
   Troy Ruttman               Watson-Offenhauser                 -187 laps    Overheating
                              John Zink Spl
Did Not Start:
   Eddie Russo                Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser                       Crash on Back Straight
                              Sclavi & Amos Spl
   Elmer George               Kurtis KK500B-Offenhauser                       Crash on Back Straight
                              Travelon Trailer/Ernest Ruiz Spl
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                                   Starting Grid

   Pat O'Connor                   Eddie Sachs                      Troy Ruttman
   Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #12  Kuzma-Offenhauser #88            Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser #52
   143.948 mph                    143.822 mph                      142.722 mph

   Freddie Agabashian             Johnny Boyd                      Jimmy Reece   
   Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #14  Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #6     Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser #5
   142.557 mph                    142.102 mph                      142.006 mph

   Elie Elisian                   Al Keller
   Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser #83  Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #16
   141.777 mph                    141.398 mph

   Paul Russo                     Johnny Thomsan                   Andy Linden
   Kurtis KK500F-Novi #54         Kuzma-Offenhauser #10            Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #73
   144.817 mph                    143.529 mph                      143.244 mph

   Sam Hanks                      Gene Hartley                     Jimmy Bryan
   Salih-Offenhauser #9           Lesovsky-Offenhauser #22         Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #77
   142.812 mph                    141.271 mph                      141.188 mph

   Bob Veith                      Johnny Parsons                   Mike Magill
   Phillips-Offenhauser #7        Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #18    Kuzma-Offenhauser #88
   141.016 mph                    140.784 mph                      140.411 mph

   Jack Turner                    Eddie Johnson                    Don Freeland
   Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #19  Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #43    Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser #3
   140.367 mph                    140.171 mph                      139.649 mph

   Tony Bettenhausen              Bill Cheesbourg                  Roger Ward
   Kurtis KK500F-Novi #27         Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #31    Lesovsky-Offenhauser #8
   142.439 mph                    141.565 mph                      141.321 mph

   Chuck Weyant                                                    Don Edmunds    
   Kuzma-Offenhauser #82                                           Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #92
   141.105 mph                                                     140.499 mph

   Marshall Teaque                Jimmy Daywalt                    Al Herman
   Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #48  Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser #57    Dunn-Offenhauser #89
   140.329 mph                    140.203 mph                      140.007 mph

   Johnnie Tolan                  Jim Rathmann                      Bob Christie 
   Kurzma-Offenhauser #28         Epperly-Offenhauser #26           Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser #95
   139.844 mph                    139.806 mph                       139.779 mph

Did Not Start:
   Eddie Russo
   Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser #55
   140.862 mph

   Elmer George
   Kurtis KK500B-Offenhauser #23
   143.056 mph