1953 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix
F1 1953 Indianapolis results

1953 Indianapolis Formula 1 Grand Prix

30 May 1953

Indianapolis Grand Prix

Pos   Driver FL Team Time Grid Pts
1 Bill Vukovich Kurtis 3:53:01.690 1 9
2 ▲ 10 Art Cross Kurtis -03:30.870 12 6
3 ▲ 6 Duane Carter Kurtis -04:11.559 9 2
3 ▲ 6 Sam Hanks Kurtis -04:11.559 9 2
4 ▼ 2 Paul Russo Kurtis -04:39.240 2 1.5
4 ▼ 2 Freddie Agabashian Kurtis -04:39.240 2 1.5
5 ▼ 2 Jack McGrath Kurtis -07:49.640 3 2
6 ▲ 15 Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis -08:10.210 21  
7 ▲ 18 Eddie Johnson Kurtis -08:46.020 25  
7 ▲ 18 Jim Rathmann Kurtis -08:46.020 25  
8 ▲ 12 Ernie McCoy Stevens -10:04.550 20  
9 ▼ 3 Tony Bettenhausen Sr. Kuzma -4 laps 6  
10 ▲ 22 Jimmy Davies Kurtis -7 laps 32  
11 ▲ 15 Duke Nalon Kurtis -9 laps 26  
12 ▲ 7 Carl Scarborough Kurtis -10 laps 19  
13 ▼ 9 Manny Ayulo Kuzma -16 laps 4  
14 ▲ 17 Jimmy Bryan Schroeder -17 laps 31  
15 ▲ 13 Bill Holland Kurtis -23 laps 28  
16 ▼ 6 Rodger Ward Kurtis -23 laps 10  
17 ▼ 3 Walt Faulkner Kurtis -24 laps 14  
17 ▼ 3 Johnny Mantz Kurtis -24 laps 14  
18 ▲ 4 Marshall Teague Kurtis 169 laps 22  
19 ▼ 1 Spider Webb Kurtis 166 laps 18  
20 ▲ 9 Bob Sweikert Kuzma 151 laps 29  
21 ▲ 2 Mike Nazaruk Turner 146 laps 23  
22 ▲ 2 Pat Flaherty Kurtis 115 laps 24  
23 ▼ 16 Jerry Hoyt Kurtis 107 laps 7  
24 ▲ 3 Duane Carter Lesovsky 94 laps 27  
25 ▼ 8 Paul Russo Kurtis 89 laps 17  
26 ▼ 18 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis 86 laps 8  
27 ▼ 12 Don Freeland Watson 76 laps 15  
28 ▼ 15 Gene Hartley Kurtis 53 laps 13  
29 ▼ 13 Chuck Stevenson Kuzma 42 laps 16  
30 Cal Niday Kurtis 30 laps 30  
31 ▼ 20 Bob Scott Bromme 14 laps 11  
32 ▲ 1 Johnny Thomson Del Roy 6 laps 33  
33 ▼ 28 Andy Linden Stevens 3 laps 5  

Fastest lap Bill Vukovich : 1:06.240

First and last

TypeDriver
race Johnny Mantz
podium Art Cross
pole Bill Vukovich

First

TypeDriver#Future
race Cal Niday 2
race Don Freeland 7
race Ernie McCoy 1
race Jimmy Daywalt 5
race Johnny Thomson 7
race Marshall Teague 3
victory Bill Vukovich 1
podium Bill Vukovich 1

Last

TypeDriver#Past
race Bill Holland 1
race Carl Scarborough 1
race Duke Nalon 2
podium Duane Carter 1

Aniversary

TypeDriver#Aniversary#Future
race Duane Carter 10 8

Current race drivers

races @ Indianapolis races in 1953 all races
  R V P FL IP PO R V P FL IP PO R V P FL IP PO
B.Vukovich 5 2 1 3 4 19 1 1 1 1 1 9 5 2 1 3 4 19
A.Cross 4       2 8 1       1 6 4       2 8
D.Carter 9       3 6.50 2       1 2 9       3 6.50
S.Hanks 9 1     4 20 1       1 2 9 1     4 20
P.Russo 9     1 4 8.50 2       1 1.50 9     1 4 8.50
F.Agabashian 8   1   1 1.50 1       1 1.50 8   1   1 1.50
J.McGrath 6   1 1 3 9 1       1 2 6   1 1 3 9
J.Daywalt 6           1           6          
E.Johnson 9       1 1 1           9       1 1
J.Rathmann 10 1   2 5 29 1           10 1   2 5 29
E.McCoy 2           1           2          
T.B.Sr. 11     1 4 11 1           11     1 4 11
J.Davies 5       1 4 1           5       1 4
D.Nalon 3   1       1           3   1      
C.Scarborough 2           1           2          
M.Ayulo 4       1 2 1           4       1 2
J.Bryan 9 1     3 18 1           9 1     3 18
B.Holland 2       1 6 1           2       1 6
R.Ward 10 1     2 14 1           12 1     2 14
W.Faulkner 5   1   1 1 1           5   1   1 1
J.Mantz 1           1           1          
M.Teague 4           1           4          
S.Webb 4           1           4          
B.Sweikert 5 1     1 8 1           5 1     1 8
M.Nazaruk 3       2 8 1           3       2 8
P.Flaherty 6 1 1   1 8 1           6 1 1   1 8
J.Hoyt 5   1       1           5   1      
D.Carter 9       3 6.50 2       1 2 9       3 6.50
P.Russo 9     1 4 8.50 2       1 1.50 9     1 4 8.50
J.Parsons 10 1   1 2 12 1           10 1   1 2 12
D.Freeland 8       1 4 1           8       1 4
G.Hartley 8           1           8          
C.Stevenson 5           1           5          
C.Niday 3           1           3          
B.Scott 4           1           4          
J.Thomson 8   1 1 3 10 1           8   1 1 3 10
A.Linden 8       2 5 1           8       2 5

R=races, V=victories, P=pole positions, FL=fastest laps, IP=finish in points, PO=points