1959 Daytona Indycars

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
1
Laps
40
Pole
1959 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Jim Rathmann

16

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Watson-Offenhauser

35m 14.4s

200

2

1

Rodger Ward

5

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

40 laps

160

3

3

Bob Christie

65

Federal Engineering

Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser

39 laps

140

4

5

George Amick

2

Bignotti-Bowes Racing Associates

Epperly-Offenhauser

39 laps Fatal accident

120

5

4

Dick Rathmann

41

Chapman S Root

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

39 laps

100

6

1

Elmer George

21

Mari Hulman George

Kuzma-Offenhauser

38 laps

80

7

8

Johnny Thomson

3

Racing Associates

Lesovsky-Offenhauser

38 laps

60

8

6

AJ Foyt jr

10

Dean Van Lines Racing Division

Kuzma-Offenhauser

37 laps

50

9

8

Pat Flaherty

84

John Zink

Watson-Offenhauser

37 laps

40

10

8

Jim Packard

22

Lee S Glessner

Silnes-Offenhauser

37 laps

30

11

4

Don Branson

9

Bob Estes

Phillips-Offenhauser

37 laps

20

12

Bill Cheesbourg

25

Kathryn Wright

Kurtis KK4000-Offenhauser

36 laps Spun

10

13

3

Al Keller

82

Pete Salemi

Kuzma-Offenhauser

35 laps

0

14

5

Bill Randall

95

James E Shreve

Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser

34 laps

0

15

5

Jimmy Davies

53

Lysle Greenman

Kuzma-Offenhauser

33 laps

0

16

3

Jud Larson

4

Bignotti-Bowes Racing Associates

Lesovsky-Offenhauser

32 laps

0

17

13

Dempsey Wilson

24

Fred Sommer

Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser

28 laps Spun

0

18

8

Tony Bettenhausen

75

Racing Associates

Kuzma-Offenhauser

6 laps Oil leak

0

19

11

Eddie Sachs

44

Peter J Schmidt

Kuzma-Offenhauser

6 laps Ignition

0

20

9

Len Sutton

8

Roger G Wolcott Memorial Racing Team

Lesovsky-Offenhauser

6 laps Piston

0

Circuit - Daytona

Country

United States

Location

Daytona Beach, Florida

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Chase Elliott (Chevrolet Camaro ZL1), 1m55.677, 112.347 mph, NASCAR, 2021

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