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The 1957 Indianapolis 500 was held on Thursday, May 30, 1957 at Indianapolis. The event was part of the 1957 World Drivers' Championship.

Classification

Pos Grid No Driver Constructor Qual Rank Laps Led Time/Retired Points
1 13 9 United States Sam Hanks Epperly-Offenhauser 142.81 6 200 136 3:41:14.25 8
2 32 26 United States Jim Rathmann Epperly-Offenhauser 139.8 31 200 24 +21.46 7
3 15 1 United States Jimmy Bryan Kuzma-Offenhauser 141.18 17 200 0 +2:13.97 4
4 10 54 United States Paul Russo Kurtis Kraft-Novi 144.81 1 200 24 +2:56.86 3
5 12 73 United States Andy Linden Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 143.24 5 200 0 +3:14.27 2
6 5 6 United States Johnny Boyd Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 142.1 10 200 0 +4:35.27
7 28 48 United States Marshall Teague Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.32 26 200 0 +4:45.58
8 1 12 United States Pat O'Connor Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 143.94 2 200 7 +5:33.15
9 16 7 United States Bob Veith Phillips-Offenhauser 141.01 19 200 0 +6:17.11
10 14 22 United States Gene Hartley Lesovsky-Offenhauser 141.27 16 200 0 +7:10.12
11 19 19 United States Jack Turner Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.36 25 200 0 +7:56.07
12 11 10 United States Johnny Thomson Kuzma-Offenhauser 143.52 4 199 5 +1 Lap
13 33 95 United States Bob Christie Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.77 32 197 0 +3 Laps
14 25 82 United States Chuck Weyant Kuzma-Offenhauser 141.1 18 196 0 +4 Laps
15 22 27 United States Tony Bettenhausen Kurtis Kraft-Novi 142.43 9 195 0 +5 Laps
16 17 18 United States Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.78 21 195 0 +5 Laps
17 21 3 United States Don Freeland Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.64 33 192 0 +8 Laps
18 6 5 United States Jimmy Reece Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 142 11 182 0 Throttle
19 27 92 United States Don Edmunds Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.44 23 170 0 Spun Off
20 31 28 United States Johnnie Tolan Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 139.84 30 138 0 Clutch
21 30 89 United States Al Herman Dunn-Offenhauser 140 29 111 0 Accident
22 4 14 United States Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 142.55 8 107 0 Fuel Leak
23 2 88 United States Eddie Sachs Kuzma-Offenhauser 143.87 3 105 0 Fuel Leak
24 18 77 United States Mike Magill Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.41 24 101 0 Accident
25 20 43 United States Eddie Johnson Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.17 28 93 0 Wheel Bearing
26 23 31 United States Bill Cheesbourg Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 141.56 13 81 0 Fuel Leak
27 8 16 United States Al Keller Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 141.39 14 75 0 Accident
28 29 57 United States Jimmy Daywalt Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.2 27 53 0 Accident
29 7 83 United States Ed Elisian Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 141.77 12 51 0 Retirement
30 24 8 United States Rodger Ward Lesovsky-Offenhauser 141.32 15 27 0 Compressor
31 3 52 United States Troy Ruttman Watson-Offenhauser 142.77 7 13 4 Engine
32 26 55 United States Eddie Russo Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.86 20 0 0 Accident
33 9 23 United States Elmer George Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser 140.72 22 0 0 Accident

Notes

  • Pole position: Pat O'Connor - 4:10.09 (time is over four laps)
  • Fastest Lead Lap: Jim Rathmann - 1:02.75
  • Giuseppe Farina was the only European driver on the entry list for the race, although he never made it to the start of the race, after teammate Keith Andrews crashed in testing. The car was destroyed and Andrews died soon after.
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