1953 Pikes Peak in AAA National Motor Car Championship at the Pikes Peak circuit. Full information

1953 Pikes Peak

1953 Pikes Peak is 476th AAA National Motor Car Championship race. Passed at the Pikes Peak circuit. Bob Finney won the pole position, Louis Unser won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Keith Andrews and Al Rogers also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 1 lap (20 km).

Previous race: 1953 Milwaukee 200
Next race: 1953 Syracuse 100

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1953 Pikes Peak

1st victory for the Federal Engineering team
2nd victory for the Louis Unser
6th podium for the Louis Unser
1st podium for the Keith Andrews
7th podium for the Al Rogers

Kurtis Kraft 4000 - 1953 Pikes Peak winner

Kurtis Kraft 4000 - 1953 Pikes Peak winner

1953 Pikes Peak results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Louis Unser 200 15m 15.400s 0 Federal Engineering
2 Keith Andrews 160 15m 17.950s+2.550s 0
3 Al Rogers 140 15m 27.050s+11.650s 0 Joe Hunt
4 Bob Finney 120 15m 28.750s+13.350s 0 Kumpf Motor Car
5 Hugh Thomas 100 15m 33.140s+17.740s 0 Bandimere
6 Walt Killinger 80 15m 42.300s+26.900s 0 Ray Koch
7 Shelby Hill 60 15m 44.100s+28.700s 0 Shelby Hill
8 Herb Byers 50 15m 44.150s+28.750s 0
9 Pete Pusede 40 15m 48.050s+32.650s 0 Pete Pusede
10 Pete Woods 30 15m 57.500s+42.100s 0 Grover
11 Charles Louderman 20 15m 58.150s+42.750s 0 Newbill
12 Paul Kleinschmidt 10 16m 3.150s+47.750s 0 Paul Kleinschmidt
13 Malcolm Brazier 0 16m 11.550s+56.150s 0 Raybestos
14 Jimmy Good 0 16m 12.850s+57.450s 0 Western Realty
15 Phil Hulse 0 16m 12.850s+57.450s 0 Joe Coniff
16 Norman Robinson 0 17m 1.060s+1m 45.660s 0 DR Atkinson
17 Charles Bryant 0 0 Walt Woestman
18 George Hammond 0 0 Leo Dobry
19 Joe Garson 0 0 Golden Engineering

List of all cars for the 1953 Pikes Peak on the Pikes Peak circuit

Kurtis Kraft 4000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Alfa Romeo 308

Alfa Romeo SC

Hill D

Ford