Race car Kurtis Kraft 4000 (Offenhauser L4 4.5) in motorsport. Full information

Kurtis Kraft 4000

The Kurtis Kraft 4000 is a racing car that competed in motorsport from 1951 to 1955.
Powered by a Offenhauser L4 4.5 engine.
During performances he took part in 58 races, won 13 victories and won 14 pole positions.

List of all Kurtis Kraft 4000 racers

Driver Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Troy Ruttman 15 15 1
Rodger Ward 1 3 12
Tony Bettenhausen 1 1 2
Jim Rathmann 20 1
Eddie Sachs 7 13 1
Jimmy Bryan 2 9 3
Duane Carter 2 9 6
Eddie Johnson 1
Jimmy Daywalt 23 20 1
Shorty Templeman 8 1 1
Bob Veith 5 4 3
Eddie Russo 1
Gene Hartley 12 11 1
Chuck Stevenson 6 13 2
Paul Russo 2 4 12
Rex Easton 11 11 1
Jimmy Davies 11 15 2
Johnnie Tolan 1
Ray Crawford 14 4 2
Mike Magill 10 13 1
Pat O'connor 1
Ed Elisian 6 13 3
Jimmy Reece 5 5 7
Marshall Teague 15 3
Elmer George 7 16 1
Johnnie Parsons 1 2 9
Sam Hanks 1 3 22
Andy Linden 7 2 7
Bob Sweikert 1 2 12
Len Duncan 8 9 1
Duke Dinsmore 16 1
Jack Mcgrath 1 1 44
Cal Niday 6 3 2
Jerry Hoyt 3 12 2
Ernie Mccoy 23 20 1
Walt Faulkner 6 13 4
George Tichenor 1
Manuel Ayulo 4 4 1
Art Cross 2
Jimmy Jackson 15 1
Bob Scott 7 7 3
Larry Crockett 4 1 2
Danny Oakes 14 6 2
Frank Armi 1
Allen Heath 1
Red Hamilton 17 16 2
Joe James 9 9 4
Bobby Ball 1 2 13
Neal Carter 4 2 4
Johnny Mcdowell 8 1 7
Cecil Green 2 6 2
Kenny Eaton 14 9 1
Tommy Hinnershitz 13 6 1
Louis Unser 1 13 1
Johnny Tolan 10 11 2

All the years when Kurtis Kraft 4000 took part in competitions

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1951 2482.4 3 7

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1952 0 0 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1952 3930 3 3

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1953 6 0 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1953 3909.2 6 1

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1954 0 0 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1954 2050 1 3

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1955 0 0 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1955 715 0 0

List of races in which Kurtis Kraft 4000 took part

Grand Prix Track Race Start Driver Position
Rex Mays 100 1951 Rex Mays 100 Milwaukee 10th June 1951 Cecil Green 2
Jack Mcgrath 18
Langhorne 100 1951 Langhorne 100 Langhorne 24th June 1951 Cecil Green 3
Jack Mcgrath 7
Johnny Mcdowell 16
Darlington 250 1951 Darlington 250 Darlington 4th July 1951 Kenny Eaton 14
Johnny Mcdowell 16
Springfield 100 1951 Springfield 100 Springfield 18th August 1951 Jack Mcgrath 2
Johnny Mcdowell 9
Milwaukee 200 1951 Milwaukee 200 Milwaukee 26th August 1951 Jack Mcgrath 2
Johnny Mcdowell 8
Du Quoin 100 1951 Du Quoin 100 Du Quoin 1st September 1951 Johnny Mcdowell 15
Jack Mcgrath 16
Du Quoin 200 1951 Du Quoin 200 Du Quoin 3rd September 1951 Tony Bettenhausen 1
Jack Mcgrath 11
Joe James 14
Johnny Mcdowell 15
Johnnie Parsons 16
Syracuse 100 1951 Syracuse 100 Syracuse 8th September 1951 Jack Mcgrath 7
Detroit 100 1951 Detroit 100 Michigan Fairgrounds 9th September 1951 Johnny Mcdowell 17
Denver 100 1951 Denver 100 Centennial Park 23rd September 1951 Jack Mcgrath 3
Bobby Ball 5
Johnnie Parsons 14
San Jose 100 1951 San Jose 100 Santa Clara Speedway 21st October 1951 Jack Mcgrath 4
Johnnie Parsons 7
Bobby Ball 11
Neal Carter 14
Troy Ruttman 15
Phoenix 100 1951 Phoenix 100 Phoenix 4th November 1951 Johnnie Parsons 1
Neal Carter 4
Jack Mcgrath 14
Bobby Ball 15
Bay Meadows 150 1951 Bay Meadows 150 Bay Meadows 11th November 1951 Johnnie Parsons 1
Neal Carter 4
Bobby Ball 13
Jack Mcgrath 18
Indianapolis 500 1952 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis 30th May 1952 Joe James 13
Andy Linden 33
George Tichenor -
Paul Russo -
Allen Heath -
Rex Mays 100 1952 Rex Mays 100 Milwaukee 8th June 1952 Paul Russo 2
Bobby Ball 11
Jack Mcgrath 13
Andy Linden 14
Raleigh 200 1952 Raleigh 200 Raleigh 4th July 1952 Jack Mcgrath 2
Paul Russo 5
Andy Linden 16
Sam Hanks 18
Springfield 100 1952 Springfield 100 Springfield 16th August 1952 Jack Mcgrath 2
Sam Hanks 3
Bobby Ball 15
Milwaukee 200 1952 Milwaukee 200 Milwaukee 24th August 1952 Paul Russo 6
Bobby Ball 10
Sam Hanks 14
Jack Mcgrath 15
Detroit 100 1952 Detroit 100 Michigan Fairgrounds 30th August 1952 Jack Mcgrath 4
Andy Linden 8
Bobby Ball 9
Joe James 12
Walt Faulkner 12
Du Quoin 100 1952 Du Quoin 100 Du Quoin 1st September 1952 Sam Hanks 2
Jack Mcgrath 5
Bobby Ball 6
Syracuse 100 1952 Syracuse 100 Syracuse 6th September 1952 Jack Mcgrath 1
Bobby Ball 3
Jimmy Reece 5
Chuck Stevenson 7
Joe James 9
Sam Hanks 12
Rodger Ward 13
Denver 100 1952 Denver 100 Centennial Park 28th September 1952 Bobby Ball 3
Sam Hanks 4
Jack Mcgrath 6
Neal Carter 7
San Jose 100 1952 San Jose 100 Santa Clara Speedway 2nd November 1952 Bobby Ball 1
Jack Mcgrath 4
Sam Hanks 5
Andy Linden 15
Phoenix 100 1952 Phoenix 100 Phoenix 11th November 1952 Johnnie Parsons 1
Sam Hanks 2
Bobby Ball 3
Manuel Ayulo 4
Chuck Stevenson 6
Andy Linden 7
Jimmy Reece 11
Jack Mcgrath 16
Red Hamilton 17
Indianapolis 500 1953 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis 30th May 1953 Duane Carter 3
Sam Hanks 3
Jack Mcgrath 5
Duke Dinsmore 16
Rodger Ward 16
Andy Linden 16
Marshall Teague 18
Art Cross -
Johnnie Tolan -
Pat O'connor -
Red Hamilton -
Cal Niday -
Eddie Johnson -
Frank Armi -
Rex Mays 100 1953 Rex Mays 100 Milwaukee 7th June 1953 Jack Mcgrath 1
Jimmy Bryan 2
Jerry Hoyt 3
Cal Niday 6
Sam Hanks 10
Bob Scott 10
Springfield 100 1953 Springfield 100 Springfield 21st June 1953 Rodger Ward 1
Sam Hanks 2
Jack Mcgrath 4
Walt Faulkner 9
Detroit 100 1953 Detroit 100 Michigan Fairgrounds 4th July 1953 Rodger Ward 1
Sam Hanks 4
Paul Russo 13
Jack Mcgrath 16
Springfield 100 1953 Springfield 100 Springfield 22nd August 1953 Sam Hanks 1
Paul Russo 6
Jack Mcgrath 13
Rodger Ward 17
Walt Faulkner 18
Milwaukee 200 1953 Milwaukee 200 Milwaukee 30th August 1953 Paul Russo 3
Jack Mcgrath 4
Sam Hanks 22
Ted Horn 100 1953 Ted Horn 100 Du Quoin 7th September 1953 Sam Hanks 1
Johnnie Parsons 3
Jack Mcgrath 4
Walt Faulkner 6
Jimmy Bryan 7
Paul Russo 14
Pikes Peak 1953 Pikes Peak Pikes Peak 7th September 1953 Louis Unser 1
Syracuse 100 1953 Syracuse 100 Syracuse 12th September 1953 Sam Hanks 4
Bob Scott 7
Rodger Ward 7
Jack Mcgrath 9
Paul Russo 13
Hoosier 100 1953 Hoosier 100 Indiana State Fairgrounds 26th September 1953 Sam Hanks 5
Rodger Ward 8
Paul Russo 12
Golden State 100 1953 Golden State 100 Sacramento 25th October 1953 Sam Hanks 3
Paul Russo 6
Jimmy Reece 7
Jack Mcgrath 10
Rodger Ward 13
Phoenix 100 1953 Phoenix 100 Phoenix 11th November 1953 Duane Carter 2
Sam Hanks 3
Rex Easton 11
Jack Mcgrath 13
Jimmy Reece 14
Jimmy Bryan 15
Johnnie Parsons 16
Paul Russo 17
Indianapolis 500 1954 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis 31st May 1954 Bob Sweikert 14
Jimmy Jackson 15
Duane Carter 15
Tony Bettenhausen 15
Marshall Teague 15
Jimmy Davies 20
Sam Hanks 20
Jim Rathmann 20
Eddie Russo -
Danny Oakes -
Marshall Teague -
Ed Elisian -
Art Cross -
Bob Scott -
Rex Mays 100 1954 Rex Mays 100 Milwaukee 6th June 1954 Jack Mcgrath 4
Bob Sweikert 11
Duane Carter 19
Independence Day Sweepstakes 100 1954 Independence Day Sweepstakes 100 Langhorne 20th June 1954 Sam Hanks 3
Bob Sweikert 4
Darlington 200 1954 Darlington 200 Darlington 5th July 1954 Len Duncan 8
Sam Hanks 8
Jack Mcgrath 21
Bob Sweikert 22
Jimmy Daywalt 23
Ernie Mccoy 23
Springfield 100 1954 Springfield 100 Springfield 21st August 1954 Bob Sweikert 4
Jack Mcgrath 8
Danny Oakes 14
Milwaukee 200 1954 Milwaukee 200 Milwaukee 29th August 1954 Duane Carter 13
Bob Sweikert 22
Ted Horn 100 1954 Ted Horn 100 Du Quoin 6th September 1954 Johnnie Parsons 7
Bob Sweikert 8
Jack Mcgrath 9
Gene Hartley 12
Ray Crawford 15
Duane Carter 18
Pikes Peak 1954 Pikes Peak Pikes Peak 6th September 1954 Larry Crockett 4
Syracuse 100 1954 Syracuse 100 Syracuse 11th September 1954 Bob Sweikert 1
Jack Mcgrath 10
Jimmy Davies 11
Hoosier 100 1954 Hoosier 100 Indiana State Fairgrounds 18th September 1954 Bob Sweikert 2
Jack Mcgrath 4
Golden State 100 1954 Golden State 100 Sacramento 17th October 1954 Jack Mcgrath 2
Bob Sweikert 3
Rodger Ward 13
Bobby Ball 100 1954 Bobby Ball 100 Phoenix 7th November 1954 Bob Sweikert 3
Eddie Sachs 7
Shorty Templeman 8
Jerry Hoyt 11
Tommy Hinnershitz 13
Ray Crawford 14
Larry Crockett 15
Johnny Tolan 18
Silver State Century 100 1954 Silver State Century 100 Las Vegas Park 14th November 1954 Bob Sweikert 14
Indianapolis 500 1955 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis 30th May 1955 Ed Elisian -
Langhorne 100 1955 Langhorne 100 Langhorne 19th June 1955 Ed Elisian 6
Jimmy Reece 14
Springfield 100 1955 Springfield 100 Springfield 20th August 1955 Jimmy Reece 8
Jack Mcgrath 10
Milwaukee 250 1955 Milwaukee 250 Milwaukee 28th August 1955 Bob Veith 8
Jimmy Reece 14
Jack Mcgrath 21
Ted Horn 100 1955 Ted Horn 100 Du Quoin 5th September 1955 Bob Veith 5
Mike Magill 10
Syracuse 100 1955 Syracuse 100 Syracuse 10th September 1955 Bob Veith 6
Rodger Ward 9
Jack Mcgrath 17
Hoosier 100 1955 Hoosier 100 Indiana State Fairgrounds 17th September 1955 Rodger Ward 14
Jack Mcgrath 15
Golden State 100 1955 Golden State 100 Sacramento 16th October 1955 Elmer George 7
Johnny Tolan 10
Jack Mcgrath 18
Bobby Ball 100 1955 Bobby Ball 100 Phoenix 6th November 1955 Rodger Ward 6
Jack Mcgrath 13

List of tracks where Kurtis Kraft 4000 raced

Track Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Indianapolis 3 4
Phoenix 1 1 5
Syracuse 1 1 5
Michigan Fairgrounds 1 1 3
Langhorne 3 1 3
Springfield 1 2 6
Milwaukee 1 1 9
Indiana State Fairgrounds 2 2 3
Pikes Peak 1 1 2
Du Quoin 1 1 6
Sacramento 2 1 3
Bay Meadows 1 1 1
Darlington 8 1 2
Centennial Park 3 2 2
Santa Clara Speedway 1 1 2
Raleigh 2 7 1
Las Vegas Park 14 4 1

List of races in which Kurtis Kraft 4000 was in the lead

Year Grand Prix Driver Leading laps
1953 Indianapolis 500 Sam Hanks 3
1954 Indianapolis 500 Art Cross 8
1954 Indianapolis 500 Sam Hanks 1

List of fastest laps in the race, set by the Kurtis Kraft 4000

Kurtis Kraft 4000 has not set any fastest lap in race