Race Results for the 1954 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 19 14 Bill Vukovich (W) Fuel Injection KK500A/Offy 130.840 200 90 $74,935
2 3 9 Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines Kuzma/Offy 130.178 200 46 $35,885
3 1 2 Jack McGrath Hinkle KK500C/Offy 130.086 200 47 $27,410
4 11 34 Troy Ruttman (W) Automobile Shippers KK500A/Offy 129.218 200 0 $12,710
5 14 73 Mike Nazaruk McNamara KK500C/Offy 128.923 200 0 $10,935
6 24 77 Fred Agabashian Merz Engineering KK500C/Offy 128.711 200 0 $8,035
7 6 7 Don Freeland Bob Estes Phillips/Offy 128.474 200 0 $6,885
8 32 5 Paul Russo Ansted Rotary KK500A/Offy 128.037 200 0 $6,260
9 25 28 Larry Crockett (R) Federal Engineering KK3000/Offy 126.899 200 0 $6,985
10 13 24 Cal Niday Jim Robbins Stevens/Offy 126.895 200 0 $6,310
11 27 45 Art Cross Bardahl KK4000/Offy 126.232 200 8 $5,255
12 5 98 Chuck Stevenson Agajanian Kuzma/Offy Running 199 0 $3,710
13 22 88 Manuel Ayulo Schmidt KK500C/Offy Running 197 0 $3,465
14 9 17 Bob Sweikert Lutes KK4000/Offy Running 197 0 $3,345
15 8 16 Duane Carter Automobile Shippers KK4000/Offy Running 196 0 $3,225
16 20 32 Ernie McCoy Crawford KK500B/Offy Running 194 0 $3,105
17 7 25 Jimmy Reece Malloy Pankratz/Offy Running 194 0 $2,985
18 31 27 Ed Elisian (R) Chapman Stevens/Offy Running 193 0 $2,865
19 33 71 Frank Armi (R) Martin Brothers Silnes/Offy Running 193 0 $2,835
20 10 1 Sam Hanks Bardahl KK4000/Offy Spun out 191 1 $2,955
21 12 35 Pat O'Connor (R) Hopkins KK500C/Offy Spun out 181 0 $3,275
22 16 12 Rodger Ward Dr. Sabourin Allen/Offy Stalled 172 0 $2,945
23 17 31 Gene Hartley John Zink KK4000/Offy Clutch 168 0 $2,815
24 4 43 Johnny Thomson Chapman Nichels/Offy Stalled 165 0 $2,885
25 23 74 Andy Linden Brown Motor Co. Schroeder/Offy Torsion bar 165 0 $3,655
26 30 99 Jerry Hoyt Belanger Motors Kurtis/Offy Engine 130 0 $2,625
27 2 19 Jimmy Daywalt Sumar KK500C/Offy Accident 111 8 $4,445
28 28 38 Jim Rathmann Bardahl KK500C/Offy Accident 110 0 $2,765
29 21 10 Tony Bettenhausen Mel Wiggers KK500C/Offy Bearing 105 0 $2,535
30 29 65 Spider Webb Advance Muffler Bromme/Offy Fuel pump 104 0 $2,605
31 26 33 Len Duncan (R) Brady Schroeder/Offy Brake cylinder 101 0 $2,875
32 15 15 Johnnie Parsons (W) Belond Equa-Flow Exhaust KK500B/Offy Engine died 79 0 $2,745
33 18 51 Bill Homeier (R) Jones & Maley KK500C/Offy Pit Accident 74 0 $2,415

* - complete car name/entrant data not available for all entries
(R) - Indicated Rookie
(W) - Indicates Past Winner