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30 May 1956

1956 Indianapolis 500

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 8 Pat Flaherty Watson-Offenhauser 200 3:53'28.84 1 8
2 4 Sam Hanks Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 + 20.45 13 6
3 16 Don Freeland Phillips-Offenhauser 200 + 1'30.23 26 4
4 98 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 + 3'25.69 6 3
5 73 Dick Rathmann Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 + 4'21.81 4 2
6 1 Bob Sweikert Kuzma-Offenhauser 200 + 5'35.05 10
7 14 Bob Veith Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 + 6'25.63 23
8 19 Rodger Ward Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 200 + 6'32.31 15
9 26 Jimmy Reece Lesovsky-Offenhauser 200 + 6'38.31 21
10 27 Cliff Griffith Stevens-Offenhauser 199 + 1 Lap 30
11 82 Gene Hartley Kuzma-Offenhauser 196 + 4 Laps 22
12 42 Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 196 + 4 Laps 7
13 57 Bob Christie Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 196 + 4 Laps 25
14 55 Al Keller Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 195 + 5 Laps 28
15 81 Eddie Johnson Kuzma-Offenhauser 195 + 5 Laps 32
16 41 Billy Garrett Kuzma-Offenhauser 194 + 6 Laps 29
17 64 Duke Dinsmore Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 191 + 9 Laps 33
18 7 Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 187 + 13 Laps 3
19 2 Jimmy Bryan Kuzma-Offenhauser 185 + 15 Laps 19
Ret 24 Jim Rathmann Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 175 Engine 2
Ret 34 Johnnie Tolan Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 173 Engine 31
Ret 10 Ed Elisian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 160 Brakes 14
Ret 99 Tony Bettenhausen Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 160 Accident 5
Ret 48 Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 134 Accident 16
Ret 54 Jack Turner Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 131 Engine 24
Ret 89 Keith Andrews Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 94 Transmission 20
Ret 5 Andy Linden Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 90 Oil leak 9
Ret 12 Al Herman Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 74 Accident 27
Ret 49 Ray Crawford Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 49 Accident 17
Ret 15 Johnny Boyd Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 35 Oil leak 12
Ret 53 Troy Ruttman Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 22 Spun off 11
Ret 88 Johnny Thomson Kuzma-Offenhauser 22 Spun off 18
Ret 29 Paul Russo Kurtis Kraft-Novi 21 Accident 8 1

Fastest Lap: Paul Russo 1'02.32

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