1957 Indianapolis 500 in Formula 1 at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1957 Indianapolis 500 poster

1957 Indianapolis 500 poster

1957 Indianapolis 500

1957 Indianapolis 500 is 59th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Pat O'connor won the pole position, Sam Hanks won this race. This was his 1st victory. Jim Rathmann and Jimmy Bryan also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1957 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1957 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1957 Indianapolis 500

1st victory for the Epperly team
1st victory for the Sam Hanks
4th podium for the Sam Hanks
2nd podium for the Jim Rathmann
2nd podium for the Jimmy Bryan

Sam Hanks - Winner of the 1957 Indianapolis 500

Sam Hanks - Winner of the 1957 Indianapolis 500

1957 Indianapolis 500

1957 Indianapolis 500

Salih ?? 1957 - 1957 Indianapolis 500 winner

Salih ?? 1957 - 1957 Indianapolis 500 winner

1957 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Sam Hanks 8.00  3h 41m 14.250s  ( 218.209 km/h ) 200 Belond Exhaust/George Salih
2 Jim Rathmann 7.00  3h 41m 35.711s  ( +21.461s ) 200 Chiropractic/Lindsey Hopkins
3 Jimmy Bryan 4.00  3h 43m 28.220s  ( +2m 13.970s ) 200 Dean Van Lines
4 Paul Russo 3.00  3h 44m 11.110s  ( +2m 56.860s ) 200 Novi Racing
5 Andy Linden 2.00  3h 44m 28.520s  ( +3m 14.270s ) 200 McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports
6 Johnny Boyd 0  3h 45m 49.520s  ( +4m 35.270s ) 200 Bowes Seal Fast/Bignotti
7 Marshall Teague 0  3h 45m 59.830s  ( +4m 45.580s ) 200 Sumar/Chapman Root
8 Pat O'connor 0  3h 46m 47.400s  ( +5m 33.150s ) 200 Ansted Rotary
9 Bob Veith 0  3h 47m 31.360s  ( +6m 17.110s ) 200 Bob Estes
10 Gene Hartley 0  3h 48m 24.370s  ( +7m 10.120s ) 200 Massaglia Hotels
11 Jack Turner 0  3h 49m 10.320s  ( +7m 56.070s ) 200 Bardahl/Pat Clancy
12 Johnny Thomson 0   199 D-A Lubricants Racing
13 Bob Christie 0   197 Jones & Maley Cars
14 Chuck Weyant 0   196 Central Excavating/Pete Salemi
15 Tony Bettenhausen 0   195 Novi Racing
16 Johnnie Parsons 0   195 Sumar/Chapman Root
17 Don Freeland 0   192 Ansted Rotary
18 Jimmy Reece 0  Throttle 182 Hoyt Machine/Fred Sommer
19 Don Edmunds 0  Spin 170 Roy McKay
20 Johnnie Tolan 0  Clutch 138 Greenman-Casale
21 Al Herman 0  Accident 111 Dunn Engineering
22 Fred Agabashian 0  Fuel leak 107 Bowes Seal Fast/Bignotti
23 Eddie Sachs 0  Engine 105 Peter Schmidt
24 Mike Magill 0  Accident 101 Dayton Steel Foundry
25 Eddie Johnson 0  Wheel bearing 93 H.A. Chapman
26 Bill Cheesbourg 0  Fuel leak 81 Schildmeier Seal/Donaldson
27 Al Keller 0  Accident 75 Bardahl/Pat Clancy
28 Jimmy Daywalt 0  Accident 53 Helse / H.H. Johnson
29 Ed Elisian 0  Gearbox 51 McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports
30 Rodger Ward 0  Supercharger 27 Roger Wolcott
31 Troy Ruttman 0  Overheating 13 John Zink
32 Eddie Russo 0  Accident 0 Sclavi & Amos
33 Elmer George 0  Accident 0 Travelon Trailer / Ernest Ruiz
nq George Amick 0     Federal Engineering
nq Tony Bonadies 0     Ray Brady
nq Dick Rathmann 0     Sumar/Chapman Root
nq Jud Larson 0     John Zink
nq Cliff Griffith 0     Schildmeier Seal/Donaldson
nq Jimmy Davies 0     Trio Brdeact Wind Allass
nq Billy Garrett 0     Federal Engineering
nq Jim Mcwithey 0     Federal Engineering
nq Chuck Weyant 0     Jim Robbins
nq Dempsey Wilson 0     Martin Brothers
nq Bill Cheesbourg 0     Las Vegas Club
nq Ray Crawford 0     Meguiar's Mirror/Crawford
nq Andy Furci 0     Ray Brady
nq Bud Clemons 0     Chiropractic/Lindsey Hopkins
nq Keith Andrews 0  Fatal accident   Giuseppe Farina
nq Gene Force 0     Shannon Brothers
nq Don Edmunds 0     Braund Plywood
nq Johnny Fedricks 0     Ed Gdula
nq Danny Kladis 0     Morgan Engineering
nq Tony Bonadies 0     Central Excavating/Pete Salemi
nq Johnnie Parsons 0     J.C. Agajanian

Qualifying Results for the 1957 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Pat O'connor 4m 10.09s Ansted Rotary
2 Eddie Sachs 4m 10.22s Peter Schmidt
3 Troy Ruttman 4m 12.15s John Zink
4 Fred Agabashian 4m 12.53s Bowes Seal Fast/Bignotti
5 Johnny Boyd 4m 13.34s Bowes Seal Fast/Bignotti
6 Jimmy Reece 4m 13.51s Hoyt Machine/Fred Sommer
7 Ed Elisian 4m 13.92s McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports
8 Al Keller 4m 14.6s Bardahl/Pat Clancy
9 Elmer George 4m 15.81s Travelon Trailer / Ernest Ruiz
10 Paul Russo 4m 8.59s Novi Racing
11 Johnny Thomson 4m 10.82s D-A Lubricants Racing
12 Andy Linden 4m 11.32s McNamara/Kalamazoo Sports
13 Sam Hanks 4m 12.08s Belond Exhaust/George Salih
14 Gene Hartley 4m 14.83s Massaglia Hotels
15 Jimmy Bryan 4m 14.98s Dean Van Lines
16 Bob Veith 4m 15.29s Bob Estes
17 Johnnie Parsons 4m 15.71s Sumar/Chapman Root
18 Mike Magill 4m 16.39s Dayton Steel Foundry
19 Jack Turner 4m 16.47s Bardahl/Pat Clancy
20 Eddie Johnson 4m 16.83s H.A. Chapman
21 Don Freeland 4m 17.79s Ansted Rotary
22 Tony Bettenhausen 4m 12.74s Novi Racing
23 Bill Cheesbourg 4m 14.3s Schildmeier Seal/Donaldson
24 Rodger Ward 4m 14.74s Roger Wolcott
25 Chuck Weyant 4m 15.13s Jim Robbins
26 Eddie Russo 4m 15.57s Sclavi & Amos
27 Don Edmunds 4m 16.32s Braund Plywood
28 Marshall Teague 4m 16.54s Sumar/Chapman Root
29 Jimmy Daywalt 4m 16.77s Helse / H.H. Johnson
30 Al Herman 4m 17.13s Dunn Engineering
32 Jim Rathmann 4m 17.5s Chiropractic/Lindsey Hopkins
33 Bob Christie 4m 17.55s Jones & Maley Cars
0 George Amick 0 Federal Engineering
0 Tony Bonadies 0 Ray Brady
0 Dick Rathmann 0 Sumar/Chapman Root
0 Jud Larson 0 John Zink
0 Johnnie Tolan 0 Greenman-Casale
0 Cliff Griffith 0 Schildmeier Seal/Donaldson
0 Jimmy Davies 0 Trio Brdeact Wind Allass
0 Billy Garrett 0 Federal Engineering
0 Jim Mcwithey 0 Federal Engineering
0 Dempsey Wilson 0 Martin Brothers
0 Bill Cheesbourg 0 Las Vegas Club
0 Ray Crawford 0 Meguiar's Mirror/Crawford
0 Andy Furci 0 Ray Brady
0 Bud Clemons 0 Chiropractic/Lindsey Hopkins
0 Keith Andrews 0 Giuseppe Farina
0 Gene Force 0 Shannon Brothers
0 Johnny Fedricks 0 Ed Gdula
0 Danny Kladis 0 Morgan Engineering
0 Tony Bonadies 0 Central Excavating/Pete Salemi
0 Chuck Weyant 0 Central Excavating/Pete Salemi
0 Don Edmunds 0 Roy McKay
0 Johnnie Parsons 0 J.C. Agajanian

List of all cars for the 1957 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Kuzma ?? 1956

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma ?? 1955

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Watts ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky ?? 1957

Offenhauser SC

Schroeder D

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft 500E

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Phillips ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Salih ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Lesovsky ?? 1956

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Maserati 8CTF

Maserati L8 c 3.0

Kuzma D

Offenhauser

Watson ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500D

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Epperly ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500G

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Watson ?? 1956

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Shilala D

Offenhauser

Snowberger ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500B

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Dunn ?? 1957

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500C

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 500G

Offenhauser L4 4.5