1959 Indianapolis 500 - Round 2

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
2
Laps
200
Pole
Fastest Lap
Thomson, 1m 01.89s
1959 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

5

Rodger Ward

5

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 40m 49.2s

8

2

1

Jim Rathmann

16

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 41m 12.47s

6

3

2

Johnny Thomson

3

Racing Associates

Lesovsky-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 41m 39.85s

5

4

11

Tony Bettenhausen

1

John R Wills

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 42m 36.25s

3

5

11

Paul Goldsmith

99

Norman C Demler

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 42m 55.6s

2

6

5

Johnny Boyd

33

Bignotti-Bowes Racing Associates

Epperly-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 44m 6.23s

0

7

5

Duane Carter

37

Smokey Yunick

Kurtis-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 44m 59.15s

0

8

Eddie Johnson

19

JS "Duke" Donaldson

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 44m 59.69s

0

9

18

Paul Russo

45

Fred Gerhardt

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 45m 0.24s

0

10

7

AJ Foyt jr

10

Dean Van Lines Racing Division

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 45m 3.65s

0

11

2

Gene Hartley

88

RT Marley sr

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 46m 31.64s

0

12

5

Bob Veith

74

John Zink

Moore-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 46m 58.91s

0

13

10

Al Herman

89

Dunn Engineering

Dunn-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 47m 29.57s

0

14

1

Jimmy Daywalt

66

Federal Engineering

Kurtis KK500E-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 47m 30.72s

0

15

6

Chuck Arnold

71

Karl Hall

Kurtis-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 49m 9.05s

0

16

17

Jim McWithey

58

Ray T Brady

Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser (Firestone)

3h 52m 30.93s

0

17

15

Eddie Sachs

44

Peter J Schmidt

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

182 laps Transmission

0

18

10

Al Keller

57

HH Johnson

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

163 laps Piston

0

19

1

Pat Flaherty

64

John Zink

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

162 laps Accident

0

20

16

Dick Rathmann

73

Lee Elkins

Watson-Offenhauser (Firestone)

150 laps Fire

0

21

9

Bill Cheesbourg

53

Lysle Greenman

Kuzma-Offenhauser (Firestone)

147 laps Magneto

0

22

3

Don Freeland

15

Jim Robbins

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser (Firestone)

136 laps Valve

0

23

9

Ray Crawford

49

Ray Crawford

Elder-Offenhauser (Firestone)

115 laps Spun

0

24

14

Don Branson

9

Bob Estes

Phillips-Offenhauser (Firestone)

112 laps Torsion bar

0

25

1

Bob Christie

65

Federal Engineering

Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser (Firestone)

109 laps Radius rod

0

26

21

Bobby Grim

48

Chapman S Root

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser (Firestone)

85 laps Piston

0

27

13

Jack Turner

24

Ernest L Ruiz

Christiansen-Offenhauser (Firestone)

47 laps Fuel tank

0

28

1

Chuck Weyant

47

Roy McKay

Kurtis KK500J-Offenhauser (Firestone)

45 laps Accident

0

29

10

Jud Larson

7

Bignotti-Bowes Racing Associates

Kurtis KK500J-Offenhauser (Firestone)

45 laps Accident

0

30

1

Mike Magill

77

Dayton-Walther

Sutton-Offenhauser (Firestone)

45 laps Accident

0

31

5

Red Amick

87

Leroy E Foutch jr

Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser (Firestone)

45 laps Accident

0

32

10

Len Sutton

8

Roger G Wolcott Memorial Racing Team

Lesovsky-Offenhauser (Firestone)

34 laps Spun

0

33

13

Jimmy Bryan

6

George Salih

Salih-Offenhauser (Firestone)

1 laps Clutch

0

DNQ

Bill Homeier

62

Osborn & Young

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Jerry Unser

57

HH Johnson

Kuzma-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Don Edmunds

54

Bill Forbes Racing

Kuzma-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Gene Force

55

Fred Sclavi

Kuzma-Offenhauser

0

 

Jim Packard

       

0

DNS

Bob Cortner

51

Cornis Engineering

Cornis-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Jud Larson

52

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Bill Cheesbourg

25

Kathryn Wright

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Dempsey Wilson

34

Novi Racing

Kurtis 500F-Novi

0

DNQ

Paul Russo

38

Novi Racing

Kurtis 500F-Novi

0

DNQ

Rex Easton

39

Hart Fullerton

Lesovsky-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Jimmy Davies

41

Chapman S Root

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

0

 

Ralph Liguori

       

0

DNQ

Bill Homeier

42

Ollie Prather

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Johnny Tolan

43

H Allen Chapman

Lesovsky-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Ralph Liguori

12

Scuderia El Dorado

Maserati

0

DNS

Tony Bettenhausen

1

Ansted Rotary

Epperly-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Eddie Russo

1

Harry Turner

Epperly-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Earl Motter

21

Dean Van Lines Racing Division

Kuzma-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Johnny Kay

17

James E Shreve

Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Chuck Rodee

82

Pete Salemi

Kuzma-Offenhauser

0

 

Dempsey Wilson

       

0

DNQ

Shorty Templeman

76

DA Caruthers

Epperly-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Gene Force

78

Carl Gehlhausen

Kurtis KK500D-Offenhauser

0

 

Eddie Russo

       

0

 

Bob Schroeder

       

0

DNQ

Chuck Arnold

72

Leonard G Smith

Kurtis KK500C-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Shorty Templeman

69

Frank Arciero

Kurtis KK500C-Maserati

0

DNQ

Johnny Moorehouse

91

Joe Binter

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Jack Ensley

92

Roy McKay

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Eddie Russo

93

Roy McKay

Kurtis KK500G-Offenhauser

0

DNQ

Chuck Daigh

98

JC Agajanian

Kuzma-Offenhauser

0

 

Eddie Russo

       

0

Circuit - Indianapolis

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United States

Location

Speedway, Indiana

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Eddie Cheever (Lola T95/00-Buick/Menard), 38.119s, 236.103 mph, Indycars, 1996

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