1958-4-Indianapolis

 

1958 Indianapolis International Motor Sweepstakes
30 May – Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 802.000km (4.023km x 200)

Pole position: Dick Rathmann, Watson-Offenhauser,  145.974 mph

Results:
1  Jimmy Bryan                Salih-Offenhauser                  3:44:13.8 = 133.791 mph
                              Belond Exhaust/George Salih Spl
2  George Amick               Epperly-Offenhauser                200 laps 
                              Norman Demler Spl
3  Johnny Boyd                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          200 laps
                              Bowes Seal Fast Spl
4  Tony Bettenhausen          Epperly-Offenhauser                200 laps
                              Jones & Maley.Cars, Inc. Spl
5  Jim Rathmann               Epperly-Offenhauser                200 laps
                              Leader Card 500/Hopkins Spl
6  Jimmy Reece                Watson-Offenhauser                 200 laps
                              John Zink Spl  
7  Don Freeland               Phillips Offenhauser               200 laps
                              Bob Estes Spl           
8  Jud Larson                 Watson-Offenhauser                 200 laps
                              John Zink Spl          
9  Eddie Johnson              Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          200 laps
                              Bryant Heating/Donaldson Spl
10 Bill Cheesbourg            Kurtis KK500F-Novi                 200 laps
                              Novi Auto/Novi Racing Spl
11 Al Keller                  Kurtis KK500G 2-Offenhauser        200 laps
                              Bardahl/Pat Clancy Spl
12 Johnnie Parsons            Kurtis-Offenhauser                 200 laps
                              Fred Gerhardt Spl         
13 Johnnie Tolan              Kuzma-Offenhauser                  200 laps
                              Greenman-Casale Spl

Fastest Lap: Tony Bettenhausen, Epperly-Offenhauser, 1:02.37 (144.300 mph) on lap 55

Did Not Finish:
   Bob Christie               Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser          189 laps    Spun Turn 3
                              Federal Engineering Spl
   Dempsey Wilson             Kuzma-Offenhauser                  151 laps    Clutch Pedal
                              Bob Sorenson Spl
   A.J. Foyt Jr.              Kuzma-Offenhauser                  148 laps    Spun Turn 1
                              Dean Van Lines Spl
   Mike Magill                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser          136 laps    Flagged
                              Dayton Steel Foundry/Walther Spl
   Paul Russo                 Kurtis KK500F-Novi                 122 laps    Radiator
                              Novi Auto/Novi Racing Spl
   Shorty Templeman           Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser          116 laps    Brakes
                              McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports Spl
   Rodger Ward                Lesovsky-Offenhauser                93 laps    Fuel Pump
                              Wolcott Fuel Injection Spl
   Billy Garrett              Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser           80 laps    Cam Gear
                              H.A. Chapman Spl
   Eddie Sachs                Kuzma-Offenhauser                   68 laps    Universal Joint
                              Peter Schmidt Spl
   Johnny Thomson             Kurtis-Offenhauser                  52 laps    Steering
                              D-A Lubricant/Racing Spl
   Chuck Weyant               Dunn-Offenhauser                    38 laps    Crash in Turn 4
                              Dunn Engineering Spl
   Jack Turner                Lesovsky-Offenhauser                21 laps    Fuel Pump
                              Massaglia Hotels Spl
   Bob Veith                  Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser            1 laps    Crash Turn 3
                              Bowes Seal Fast Spl
   Dick Rathmann              Watson-Offenhauser                   0 laps    Crash Turn 3
                              McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports Spl
   Ed Elisian                 Watson-Offenhauser                   0 laps    Crash Turn 3
                              John Zink/Ellen McKinney Zink Spl
   Pat O'Connor               Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser            0 laps    Crash Turn 3 (Fatal)
                              Sumar/Chapman Root Spl
   Paul Goldsmith             Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser            0 laps    Crash Turn 3
                              City of Daytona/Smokey Yunick Spl
   Jerry Unser                Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser            0 laps    Crash Turn 3
                              Roy McKay Spl
   Len Sutton                 Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser            0 laps    Crash Turn 3
                              Jim Robbins Spl
   Art Bisch                  Kuzma-Offenhauser                    0 laps     Crash Turn 3
                              Helse/H.H. Johnson Spl
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                                   Starting Grid

   Dick Rathmann                  Ed Elisian                       Jimmy Reece
   Watson-Offenhauser #97         Watson-Offenhauser #5            Watson-Offenhauser #16
   145.974 mph                    145.926 mph                      145.513 mph

   Bob Veith                      Pat O'Connor                     Johnnie Parsons
   Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #14  Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #4     Kurtis-Offenhauser #45
   144.881 mph                    144.823 mph                      144.683 mph

   Jimmy Bryan                    Johnny Boyd                      Tony Bettenhausen
   Salih-Offenhauser #1           Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #9     Epperly-Offenhauser #33
   144.185 mph                    144.023 mph                      142.919

   Jack Turner                    Roger Ward                       A.J. Foyt Jr
   Lesovsky-Offenhauser #25       Lesovsky-Offenhauser #8          Kuzma-Offenhauser #29
   143.438 mph                    143.266 mph                      143.130 mph

   Don Freeland                   Paul Russo                       Billy Garrett
   Phillips-Offenhauser #26       Kurtis KK500F-Novi #15           Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #43
   143.033 mph                    142.959 mph                      142.778 mph

   Paul Goldsmith                 Bob Christie                     Eddie Sachs
   Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #31  Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser #65    Kuzma-Offenhauser #88
   142.744 mph                    142.253 mph                      144.660 mph

   Jud Larson                     Jim Rathmann                     Al Keller
   Watson-Offenhauser #44         Epperly-Offenhauser #2           Kurtis KK500-2-Offenhauser #52
   143.512 mph                    143.147 mph                      142.931 mph

   Johnny Thomson                 Shorty Templeman                 Jerry Unser
   Kurtis-Offenhauser #7          Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser #83    Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #92
   142.908 mph                    142.817 mph                      142.755 mph

   George Amick                   Eddie Johnson                    Len Sutton    
   Epperly-Offenhauser #99        Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #61    Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #68
   142.710 mph                    142.760 mmph                     142.653 mph

   Art Bisch                      Chuck Weyant                     Johnnie Tolan
   Kuzma-Offenhauser #57          Dunn-Offenhauser #89             Kuzma-Offenhauser #19
   142.631 mph                    142.608 mph                      142.309 mph

   Mike Magill                    Dempsey Wilson                   Bill Cheesbourg
   Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser #77  Kuzma-Offenhauser #59            Kurtis KK500F-Novi #54
   142.276 mph                    143.272 mph                      142.456 mph