Race car Kurtis Kraft 500A (Offenhauser L4 4.5) in motorsport. Full information

Kurtis Kraft 500A

The Kurtis Kraft 500A is a racing car that competed in motorsport from 1952 to 1958.
Powered by a Offenhauser L4 4.5 engine.
During performances he took part in 14 races, won 2 victories and won 0 pole positions.

List of all Kurtis Kraft 500A racers

Driver Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Troy Ruttman 4 1
Jim Rathmann 1
Duane Carter 4 25 2
Paul Russo 8 1
Rex Easton 15 14 3
Jimmy Davies 1
Pat Flaherty 1
Johnnie Parsons 16 17 1
Leroy Warriner 1
Duke Dinsmore 17 21 2
Bill Vukovich 1 11 4
Jerry Hoyt 8 1
Walt Faulkner 17 1
Bob Scott 1
Johnny Mantz 17 1
Neal Carter 5 8 4

All the years when Kurtis Kraft 500A took part in competitions

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1952 1 0 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1952 251 0 0

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1953 9 1 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1953 9 1 0

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1954 11 1 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1954 91 1 0

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1955 0 0 0

AAA National Motor Car Championship

Year Points Wins Poles
1955 0 0 0

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1956 0 0 0

USAC

Year Points Wins Poles
1956 0 0 0

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1958 0 0 0

USAC

Year Points Wins Poles
1958 0 0 0

List of tracks where Kurtis Kraft 500A raced

Track Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Indianapolis 1 33 6
Michigan Fairgrounds 5 13 1
Springfield 10 8 1
Milwaukee 15 14 4
Darlington 9 25 1
Raleigh 7 11 1

List of all victories Kurtis Kraft 500A

Year Winner Race
1953 Bill Vukovich Indianapolis 500
1954 Bill Vukovich Indianapolis 500

List of races in which Kurtis Kraft 500A was in the lead

Year Grand Prix Driver Leading laps
1952 Indianapolis 500 Bill Vukovich 150
1953 Indianapolis 500 Bill Vukovich 195
1954 Indianapolis 500 Bill Vukovich 90

List of fastest laps in the race, set by the Kurtis Kraft 500A

Year Driver Grand Prix Track Result Lap
1952 Bill Vukovich Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis 1'06''6 8
1953 Bill Vukovich Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis 1'06''24 27