1954 Indianapolis 500 in Formula 1 at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1954 Indianapolis 500 poster

1954 Indianapolis 500 poster

1954 Indianapolis 500

1954 Indianapolis 500 is 34th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Bill Vukovich won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Jimmy Bryan and Jack Mcgrath also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1954 Argentina Grand Prix
Next race: 1954 Belgium Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1954 Indianapolis 500

4th victory for the Kurtis Kraft team
2nd victory for the Bill Vukovich
2nd podium for the Bill Vukovich
1st podium for the Jimmy Bryan
2nd podium for the Jack Mcgrath

Bill Vukovich - Winner of the 1954 Indianapolis 500

Bill Vukovich - Winner of the 1954 Indianapolis 500

1954 Indianapolis 500

1954 Indianapolis 500

Kurtis Kraft 500A - 1954 Indianapolis 500 winner

Kurtis Kraft 500A - 1954 Indianapolis 500 winner

1954 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Bill Vukovich 8.00  3h 49m 17.270s  ( 210.548 km/h ) 200 Fuel Injection/Howard Keck
2 Jimmy Bryan 6.00  3h 50m 27.221s  ( +1m 09.951s ) 200 Dean Van Lines
3 Jack Mcgrath 5.00  3h 50m 37.000s  ( +1m 19.730s ) 200 Jack Hinkle
4 Troy Ruttman 1.50   130 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
4 Duane Carter 1.50  3h 52m 09.950s  ( +2m 52.681s ) 70 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
5 Mike Nazaruk 2.00  3h 52m 41.820s  ( +3m 24.551s ) 200 McNamara/Lee Elkins
6 Fred Agabashian 0  3h 53m 04.820s  ( +3m 47.551s ) 200 Merz Engineering/Milt Marion
7 Don Freeland 0  3h 53m 30.620s  ( +4m 13.351s ) 200 Bob Estes
8 Paul Russo 0   150 Ansted Rotary/Hoosier Racing
8 Jerry Hoyt 0  3h 54m 18.440s  ( +5m 01.171s ) 50 Ansted Rotary/Hoosier Racing
9 Larry Crockett 0  3h 56m 24.510s  ( +7m 07.240s ) 200 Federal Engineering
10 Cal Niday 0  3h 56m 24.960s  ( +7m 07.690s ) 200 Jim Robbins
11 Art Cross 0   120 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
11 Johnnie Parsons 0   22 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
11 Sam Hanks 0   11 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
11 Andy Linden 0   17 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
11 Jimmy Davies 0  3h 57m 39.460s  ( +8m 22.190s ) 30 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
12 Walt Faulkner 0   117 J.C. Agajanian
12 Chuck Stevenson 0   82 J.C. Agajanian
13 Manuel Ayulo 0   197 Peter Schmidt
14 Bob Sweikert 0   197 Lutes Truck Parts
15 Jimmy Jackson 0   57 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
15 Duane Carter 0   76 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
15 Tony Bettenhausen 0   34 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
15 Marshall Teague 0   29 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
16 Ernie Mccoy 0   194 Ray Crawford
17 Jimmy Reece 0   194 Emmett Malloy
18 Ed Elisian 0   148 H.A. Chapman
18 Bob Scott 0   45 H.A. Chapman
19 Frank Armi 0   179 T.W. & W.T. Martin
19 George Fonder 0   14 T.W. & W.T. Martin
20 Sam Hanks 0   112 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
20 Jimmy Davies 0   36 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
20 Jim Rathmann 0  Spin 43 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
21 Pat O'connor 0  Spin 181 Hopkins/Motor Racers
22 Rodger Ward 0  Engine 105 Dr. R.N. Sabourin
22 Eddie Johnson 0   67 Dr. R.N. Sabourin
23 Gene Hartley 0   151 John Zink
23 Marshall Teague 0  Clutch 17 John Zink
24 Johnny Thomson 0   113 H.A. Chapman
24 Andy Linden 0   27 H.A. Chapman
24 Bill Homeier 0  Engine 25 H.A. Chapman
25 Andy Linden 0   113 Brown Motors
25 Bob Scott 0  Suspension 52 Brown Motors
26 Jerry Hoyt 0  Engine 130 Murrell Belanger
27 Jimmy Daywalt 0  Accident 111 Sumar/Chapman Root
28 Jim Rathmann 0   95 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
28 Pat Flaherty 0  Accident 15 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
29 Tony Bettenhausen 0  Connecting rod 105 Mel Wiggers
30 Danny Kladis 0  Oil leak 50 Advance Muffler/Bruce Bromme
30 Spider Webb 0   54 Advance Muffler/Bruce Bromme
31 Len Duncan 0   43 Ray Brady
31 George Fonder 0  Brakes 58 Ray Brady
32 Johnnie Parsons 0  Engine 79 Belond Equa-Flow/Calif. Muffler
33 Bill Homeier 0  Accident 74 Jones & Maley Cars
nq Marshall Teague 0     Hart Fullerton
nq Art Cross 0     Springfield Welding/Paoli
nq Duke Nalon 0     Novi Pure Oil/Lewis Welch
nq Bob Scott 0     Ray Brady
nq Bob Scott 0     Travelon Trailer / Ernest Ruiz
nq Cliff Griffith 0     Tom Sarafoff
nq George Tichenor 0     Tom Sarafoff
nq Jerry Hoyt 0     Sumar/Chapman Root
nq Henry Banks 0     Hopkins/Motor Racers
nq Al Herman 0     Ed Stone
nq George Fonder 0     Ed Stone
nq Eddie Russo 0     Federal Engineering
nq Bill Holland 0     Bardahl/Ed Walsh
nq Pat Flaherty 0     Shouse Motors
nq Franck Mundy 0     McDowell/Roger Wolcott
nq Walt Faulkner 0     Peter Schmidt
nq Danny Oakes 0     Privé
nq Danny Oakes 0     Micro-Nut
nq Chuck Weyant 0     Park Motors
nq Jimmy Davies 0     Pat Clancy
nq Eddie Sachs 0     Marion Engineering
nq Jim Rathmann 0     Elgin Piston Pin
nq Duke Dinsmore 0     Commercial Motor Freight
nq Bob Christie 0     Christy
nq Duke Dinsmore 0     D-A Lubricants Racing
nq Potsy Goacher 0     D-A Lubricants Racing
nq Ed Elisian 0     Peter Wales Trucking
nq Johnnie Tolan 0     Hoosier Racing Team
nq Eddie Johnson 0     McNamara/Lee Elkins
nq Pat Flaherty 0     Dunn Engineering
nq Billy Devore 0     Youngstown White Truck
nq Walt Faulkner 0     Belanger Motors
nq Lee Wallard 0     Murrell Belanger

Qualifying Results for the 1954 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
0 Sam Hanks 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Jack Mcgrath 0 Jack Hinkle
0 Marshall Teague 0 Hart Fullerton
0 Paul Russo 0 Ansted Rotary/Hoosier Racing
0 Art Cross 0 Springfield Welding/Paoli
0 Don Freeland 0 Bob Estes
0 Duke Nalon 0 Novi Pure Oil/Lewis Welch
0 Jimmy Bryan 0 Dean Van Lines
0 Tony Bettenhausen 0 Mel Wiggers
0 Rodger Ward 0 Dr. R.N. Sabourin
0 Bill Vukovich 0 Fuel Injection/Howard Keck
0 Johnnie Parsons 0 Belond Equa-Flow/Calif. Muffler
0 Jimmy Jackson 0 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
0 Duane Carter 0 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
0 Bob Sweikert 0 Lutes Truck Parts
0 Bob Scott 0 Ray Brady
0 Jimmy Daywalt 0 Sumar/Chapman Root
0 Bob Scott 0 Travelon Trailer / Ernest Ruiz
0 Cliff Griffith 0 Tom Sarafoff
0 George Tichenor 0 Tom Sarafoff
0 Jerry Hoyt 0 Sumar/Chapman Root
0 Cal Niday 0 Jim Robbins
0 Jimmy Reece 0 Emmett Malloy
0 Henry Banks 0 Hopkins/Motor Racers
0 Ed Elisian 0 H.A. Chapman
0 Larry Crockett 0 Federal Engineering
0 Gene Hartley 0 John Zink
0 Ernie Mccoy 0 Ray Crawford
0 Len Duncan 0 Ray Brady
0 Troy Ruttman 0 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
0 Pat O'connor 0 Hopkins/Motor Racers
0 Al Herman 0 Ed Stone
0 George Fonder 0 Ed Stone
0 Eddie Russo 0 Federal Engineering
0 Jim Rathmann 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Bill Holland 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Pat Flaherty 0 Shouse Motors
0 Franck Mundy 0 McDowell/Roger Wolcott
0 Johnny Thomson 0 H.A. Chapman
0 Walt Faulkner 0 Peter Schmidt
0 Art Cross 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Danny Oakes 0 Privé
0 Danny Oakes 0 Micro-Nut
0 Bill Homeier 0 Jones & Maley Cars
0 Chuck Weyant 0 Park Motors
0 Jimmy Davies 0 Pat Clancy
0 Eddie Sachs 0 Marion Engineering
0 Jim Rathmann 0 Elgin Piston Pin
0 Duke Dinsmore 0 Commercial Motor Freight
0 Danny Kladis 0 Advance Muffler/Bruce Bromme
0 Spider Webb 0 Advance Muffler/Bruce Bromme
0 Bob Christie 0 Christy
0 Duke Dinsmore 0 D-A Lubricants Racing
0 Potsy Goacher 0 D-A Lubricants Racing
0 Ed Elisian 0 Peter Wales Trucking
0 Johnnie Tolan 0 Hoosier Racing Team
0 Frank Armi 0 T.W. & W.T. Martin
0 George Fonder 0 T.W. & W.T. Martin
0 Duane Carter 0 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
0 Mike Nazaruk 0 McNamara/Lee Elkins
0 Jerry Hoyt 0 Ansted Rotary/Hoosier Racing
0 Andy Linden 0 Brown Motors
0 Johnnie Parsons 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Fred Agabashian 0 Merz Engineering/Milt Marion
0 Sam Hanks 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Eddie Johnson 0 McNamara/Lee Elkins
0 Andy Linden 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Manuel Ayulo 0 Peter Schmidt
0 Jimmy Davies 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Pat Flaherty 0 Dunn Engineering
0 Walt Faulkner 0 J.C. Agajanian
0 Billy Devore 0 Youngstown White Truck
0 Tony Bettenhausen 0 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
0 Walt Faulkner 0 Belanger Motors
0 Marshall Teague 0 Automobile Shippers/Casaroll
0 Chuck Stevenson 0 J.C. Agajanian
0 Bob Scott 0 H.A. Chapman
0 Jerry Hoyt 0 Murrell Belanger
0 Jimmy Davies 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Lee Wallard 0 Murrell Belanger
0 Jim Rathmann 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 Eddie Johnson 0 Dr. R.N. Sabourin
0 Marshall Teague 0 John Zink
0 Andy Linden 0 H.A. Chapman
0 Bill Homeier 0 H.A. Chapman
0 Bob Scott 0 Brown Motors
0 Pat Flaherty 0 Bardahl/Ed Walsh
0 George Fonder 0 Ray Brady

List of all cars for the 1954 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Schroeder ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 4000

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 500A

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Bromme ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma Indy Roadster

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Pawl ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Pankratz D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Silnes ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Stevens ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 4000

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 3000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Turner ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500C

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky ?

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft ???

Novi L8 c 3.0

Kurtis Kraft 2000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 4000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Watson ?? 1954

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500B

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky ?

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Kurtis Kraft ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500A

Chrysler V8 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500A

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Ferrari 375S

Ferrari 375 V12 4.5

Ewing D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Russo-Nichels D

Offenhauser