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QualifyingEdit

ReportEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

The full qualifying results for the 1957 Indianapolis 500 are outlined below:

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Ave. Speed
1 12 United States Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:10.09 143.94 km/h
2 88 United States Eddie Sachs (R) Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:10.22 143.87 km/h
3 52 United States Troy Ruttman (W) Watson-Offenhauser 4:12.15 142.77 km/h
4 14 United States Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:12.53 142.55 km/h
5 6 United States Johnny Boyd Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:13.34 142.10 km/h
6 5 United States Jimmy Reece Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:13.51 142.00 km/h
7 83 United States Ed Elisian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:13.92 141.77 km/h
8 16 United States Al Keller Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:13.92 141.39 km/h
9 23 United States Elmer George (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:14.60 140.72 km/h
10 54 United States Paul Russo Kurtis Kraft-Novi 4:08.59 144.81 km/h
11 10 United States Johnny Thomson Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:10.82 143.52 km/h
12 73 United States Andy Linden Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:11.32 143.24 km/h
13 9 United States Sam Hanks Epperly-Offenhauser 4:12.08 142.81 km/h
14 22 United States Gene Hartley Lesovsky-Offenhauser 4:14.83 141.27 km/h
15 1 United States Jimmy Bryan Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:14.98 141.18 km/h
16 7 United States Bob Veith Phillips-Offenhauser 4:15.29 141.01 km/h
17 18 United States Johnnie Parsons (W) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:15.71 140.78 km/h
18 77 United States Mike Magill (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:16.39 140.41 km/h
19 19 United States Jack Turner Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:16.39 140.36 km/h
20 43 United States Eddie Johnson Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:16.83 140.17 km/h
21 3 United States Don Freeland Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:17.79 139.64 km/h
22 27 United States Tony Bettenhausen Kurtis Kraft-Novi 4:12.74 142.43 km/h
23 31 United States Bill Cheesbourg (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:14.30 141.56 km/h
24 8 United States Rodger Ward Lesovsky-Offenhauser 4:14.74 141.32 km/h
25 82 United States Chuck Weyant Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:15.13 141.10 km/h
26 55 United States Eddie Russo Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:15.57 140.86 km/h
27 92 United States Don Edmunds (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:16.32 140.44 km/h
28 48 United States Marshall Teague Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:16.54 140.32 km/h
29 57 United States Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:16.77 140.20 km/h
30 89 United States Al Herman Dunn-Offenhauser 4:17.13 140.00 km/h
31 28 United States Johnnie Tolan Kuzma-Offenhauser 4:17.43 139.84 km/h
32 26 United States Jim Rathmann Epperly-Offenhauser 4:17.50 139.80 km/h
33 95 United States Bob Christie Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 4:17.55 139.77 km/h
  • (W) represents as previous winners.
  • (R) represents as race rookies.

GridEdit

Pos Pos Pos
Driver Driver Driver
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1 ______________
Pat O'Connor 2 ______________
Eddie Sachs (R) 3
Troy Ruttman (W)
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4 ______________
Fred Agabashian 5 ______________
Johnny Boyd 6
Jimmy Reece
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7 ______________
Ed Elisian 8 ______________
Al Keller 9
Elmer George (R)
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10 ______________
Paul Russo 11 ______________
Johnny Thomson 12
Andy Linden
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13 ______________
Sam Hanks 14 ______________
Gene Hartley 15
Jimmy Bryan
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16 ______________
Bob Veith 17 ______________
Johnnie Parsons (W) 18
Mike Magill (R)
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19 ______________
Jack Turner 20 ______________
Eddie Johnson 21
Don Freeland
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22 ______________
Tony Bettenhausen 23 ______________
Bill Cheesbourg (R) 24
Rodger Ward
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25 ______________
Chuck Weyant 26 ______________
Eddie Russo 27
Don Edmunds (R)
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28 ______________
Marshall Teague 29 ______________
Jimmy Daywalt 30
Al Herman
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31 ______________
Johnnie Tolan 32 ______________
Jim Rathmann 33
Bob Christie
  • (W) represents as previous winners.
  • (R) represents as race rookies.

Non-QualifiersEdit

The full non-qualifiers for the 1957 Indianapolis 500 are outlined below:

No. Driver Constructor
4 United States George Amick (R) Snowberger-Offenhauser
15 United States Tony Bonadies (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
81 Kuzma-Offenhauser
25 United States Jud Larson (R) Watson-Offenhauser
31 United States Cliff Griffith Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
32 United States Jimmy Davies Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
United States Cal Niday
33 United States Billy Garrett Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
34 United States Jim McWithey (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
42 United States Dempsey Wilson (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
49 United States Ray Crawford Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
58 United States Andy Furci (R) Schroeder-Offenhauser
59 United States Bud Clemons (R) Shilala-Offenhauser
62 United States Keith Andrews Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
Italy Giuseppe Farina (R)
64 United States Gene Force Watts-Offenhauser
71 United States Johnny Fedricks (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
72 United States Danny Kladis Maserati
84 Mercedes-Jaguar
82 United States Johnny Baldwin (R) Kuzma-Offenhauser
92 United States Leroy Warriner (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser
98 United States Johnnie Parsons (W) Kuzma-Offenhauser
  • (W) represents as previous winners.
  • (R) represents as race rookies.

RaceEdit

ReportEdit

ClassificationEdit

(W) = Previous winner of the race
(R) = Race rookie

Pos Grid No Driver Constructor Laps Led Time/Retired Points
1 13 9 United States Sam Hanks Epperly-Offenhauser 200 136 3:41:14.25 8
2 32 26 United States Jim Rathmann Epperly-Offenhauser 200 24 +21.46 7
3 15 1 United States Jimmy Bryan Kuzma-Offenhauser 200 0 +2:13.97 4
4 10 54 United States Paul Russo Kurtis Kraft-Novi 200 24 +2:56.86 3
5 12 73 United States Andy Linden Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +3:14.27 2
6 5 6 United States Johnny Boyd Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +4:35.27
7 28 48 United States Marshall Teague Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +4:45.58
8 1 12 United States Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 7 +5:33.15
9 16 7 United States Bob Veith Phillips-Offenhauser 200 0 +6:17.11
10 14 22 United States Gene Hartley Lesovsky-Offenhauser 200 0 +7:10.12
11 19 19 United States Jack Turner Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 0 +7:56.07
12 11 10 United States Johnny Thomson Kuzma-Offenhauser 199 5 +1 Lap
13 33 95 United States Bob Christie Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 197 0 +3 Laps
14 25 82 United States Chuck Weyant Kuzma-Offenhauser 196 0 +4 Laps
15 22 27 United States Tony Bettenhausen Kurtis Kraft-Novi 195 0 +5 Laps
16 17 18 United States Johnnie Parsons (W) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 195 0 +5 Laps
17 21 3 United States Don Freeland Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 192 0 +8 Laps
18 6 5 United States Jimmy Reece Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 182 0 Throttle
19 27 92 United States Don Edmunds (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 170 0 Spun Off
20 31 28 United States Johnnie Tolan Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 138 0 Clutch
21 30 89 United States Al Herman Dunn-Offenhauser 111 0 Accident
22 4 14 United States Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 107 0 Fuel Leak
23 2 88 United States Eddie Sachs (R) Kuzma-Offenhauser 105 0 Fuel Leak
24 18 77 United States Mike Magill (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 101 0 Accident
25 20 43 United States Eddie Johnson Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 93 0 Wheel Bearing
26 23 31 United States Bill Cheesbourg (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 81 0 Fuel Leak
27 8 16 United States Al Keller Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 75 0 Accident
28 29 57 United States Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 53 0 Accident
29 7 83 United States Ed Elisian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 51 0 Engine
30 24 8 United States Rodger Ward Lesovsky-Offenhauser 27 0 Compressor
31 3 52 United States Troy Ruttman (W) Watson-Offenhauser 13 4 Engine
32 26 55 United States Eddie Russo Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 0 Accident
33 9 23 United States Elmer George (R) Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 0 0 Accident

MilestonesEdit

StandingsEdit

V T E United States Indianapolis 500
Circuit Indianapolis Motor Speedway
IMS oval
Races 1911 • 1912 • 1913 • 1914 • 1915 • 1916 • 1919 • 1920 • 1921 • 1922 • 1923 • 1924 • 1925 • 1926 • 1927 • 1928 • 1929 • 1930 • 1931–1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1954 • 1955 • 1956 • 1957 • 1958 • 1959 • 1960 • 1961–2019
V T E 1957 Formula One Season
Constructors BRM • Connaught • Cooper • Ferrari • Maserati • Vanwall
Engines Alta • Bristol • BRM • Climax • Ferrari • Maserati • Vanwall
Drivers Behra • Bonnier • Brabham • Brooks • Bueb • Castellotti • Collins • Fairman • Fangio • Flockhart • Gerard • Godia-Sales • González • Gould • Gregory • Halford • Hawthorn • Herrmann • Leston • Lewis-Evans • MacDowel • MacKay-Fraser • Menditeguy • S. Moss • Musso • Perdisa • Piotti • Portago • Salvadori • Scarlatti • Schell • Simon • Tomaso • Trintignant • von Trips • Volonterio
Cars BRM P25 • Connaught B • Cooper T41 • Cooper T43 • Cooper T44 • Ferrari 500 • Ferrari 801 • Maserati 250F • Vanwall VW5
Tyres Avon • Dunlop • Englebert • Pirelli
Races Argentina • Monaco • Indianapolis • France • Britain • Germany • Pescara • Italy
See also 1956 Formula One Season • 1958 Formula One Season • Category
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