1955 Milwaukee 250 in AAA National Motor Car Championship at the Milwaukee circuit. Full information

1955 Milwaukee 250

1955 Milwaukee 250 is 499th AAA National Motor Car Championship race. Passed at the Milwaukee circuit. Ed Elisian won the pole position, Pat Flaherty won this race. This was his 1st victory. Tony Bettenhausen and Bob Sweikert also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (415 km).

Previous race: 1955 Springfield 100
Next race: 1955 Ted Horn 100

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1955 Milwaukee 250

1st victory for the Dunn Engineering team
1st victory for the Pat Flaherty
2nd podium for the Pat Flaherty
25th podium for the Tony Bettenhausen
11th podium for the Bob Sweikert

Kurtis Kraft 500B - 1955 Milwaukee 250 winner

Kurtis Kraft 500B #89 - 1955 Milwaukee 250 winner

1955 Milwaukee 250 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Pat Flaherty Kurtis Kraft 500B, #89 500 2h 37m 50.418s 0 Dunn Engineering
2 Tony Bettenhausen Nichels ? 1955, #10 400 0 H Allen Chapman
3 Bob Sweikert Watson D, #6 350 0 John Zink
4 Art Cross Kuzma D, #44 300 0 Peter J Schmidt
5 Johnny Boyd Kuzma D, #55 250 0 Bob Sweikert
6 Tony Bonadies Kurtis Kraft 3000, #36 200 0 JS "Duke" Donaldson
7 Andy Linden Kuzma D, #45 67.8 0 DA Lubricants
7 Rodger Ward Kuzma D, #45 82.2 0 DA Lubricants
8 Bob Veith Kurtis Kraft 4000, #25 125 0 WJ Lutes
9 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft 4000, #24 53.2 0 Ray T Brady
9 Eddie Sachs Kurtis Kraft 4000, #24 46.8 0 Ray T Brady
10 Eddie Russo Blough D, #48 75 0 Chapman S Root
11 Gene Hartley Ewing D, #28 50 0 Karl Hall
12 Don Freeland Phillips ? 1955, #12 5.2 0 Bob Estes
12 Jack Turner Phillips ? 1955, #12 19.8 0 Bob Estes
13 Jimmy Davies Ewing D, #15 0 0 Pat Clancy
14 Jimmy Reece Kurtis Kraft 4000, #9 0 0 Ed Walsh
15 Rex Easton Kurtis Kraft 4000, #47 0 0 Mel B Wiggers
15 Bill Homeier Kurtis Kraft 4000, #47 0 0 Mel B Wiggers
16 Johnny Kay Kurtis Kraft 4000, #68 0 0 M Peter Wales
17 Shorty Templeman Scopa D, #32 0 0 Lee S Glessner
18 Jimmy Daywalt Silnes ? 1955, #76 0 0 George H Leitenberger
18 Jiggs Peters Silnes ? 1955, #76 0 0 George H Leitenberger
19 Johnny Tolan Kurtis Kraft 4000, #16 0 0 Trio Brass
20 George Amick Lesovsky D, #78 0 0 Lindsey Hopkins Racing
21 Jack Mcgrath Kurtis Kraft 4000, #3 0 0 Jack B Hinkle
22 Al Herman Silnes D, #71 0 0 Martin Brothers
23 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma D, #1 0 0 Dean Van Lines Racing Division
24 Rodger Ward Trevis D, #81 0 0 Pete Salemi
25 Ed Elisian Lesovsky D, #21 0 0 Roger G Wolcott
26 Pat O'connor Templeton ? 1955, #29 0 0 LaVilla

Qualifying Results for the 1955 Milwaukee 250 on the Milwaukee circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Ed Elisian Lesovsky D, #21 0 Roger G Wolcott
2 Pat Flaherty Kurtis Kraft 500B, #89 0 Dunn Engineering
3 Bob Sweikert Watson D, #6 0 John Zink
4 Don Freeland Phillips ? 1955, #12 0 Bob Estes
4 Jack Turner Phillips ? 1955, #12 0 Bob Estes
5 Jack Mcgrath Kurtis Kraft 4000, #3 0 Jack B Hinkle
6 Andy Linden Kuzma D, #45 0 DA Lubricants
6 Rodger Ward Kuzma D, #45 0 DA Lubricants
7 Pat O'connor Templeton ? 1955, #29 0 LaVilla
8 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma D, #1 0 Dean Van Lines Racing Division
9 Tony Bettenhausen Nichels ? 1955, #10 0 H Allen Chapman
10 Jimmy Reece Kurtis Kraft 4000, #9 0 Ed Walsh
11 Art Cross Kuzma D, #44 0 Peter J Schmidt
12 Shorty Templeman Scopa D, #32 0 Lee S Glessner
13 Johnny Kay Kurtis Kraft 4000, #68 0 M Peter Wales
14 Rex Easton Kurtis Kraft 4000, #47 0 Mel B Wiggers
14 Bill Homeier Kurtis Kraft 4000, #47 0 Mel B Wiggers
15 Bob Veith Kurtis Kraft 4000, #25 0 WJ Lutes
16 Gene Hartley Ewing D, #28 0 Karl Hall
17 Jimmy Davies Ewing D, #15 0 Pat Clancy
18 Johnny Boyd Kuzma D, #55 0 Bob Sweikert
19 Tony Bonadies Kurtis Kraft 3000, #36 0 JS "Duke" Donaldson
20 Johnny Tolan Kurtis Kraft 4000, #16 0 Trio Brass
21 Jimmy Daywalt Silnes ? 1955, #76 0 George H Leitenberger
21 Jiggs Peters Silnes ? 1955, #76 0 George H Leitenberger
22 Al Herman Silnes D, #71 0 Martin Brothers
23 Eddie Russo Blough D, #48 0 Chapman S Root
24 George Amick Lesovsky D, #78 0 Lindsey Hopkins Racing
25 Rodger Ward Trevis D, #81 0 Pete Salemi
26 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft 4000, #24 0 Ray T Brady
26 Eddie Sachs Kurtis Kraft 4000, #24 0 Ray T Brady

List of all cars for the 1955 Milwaukee 250 on the Milwaukee circuit

Templeton ? 1955

Offenhauser

Ewing D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 3000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky D

Offenhauser SC

Trevis D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Watson D

Offenhauser

Nichels ? 1955

Offenhauser

Silnes ? 1955

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 500B

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 4000

Offenhauser

Silnes D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Scopa D

Offenhauser

Phillips ? 1955

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 4000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Blough D

Offenhauser

Lesovsky D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma D

Offenhauser