Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1955

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 23 Jerry Hoyt Jim Robbins Stevens/Offy 140.045
2 10 Tony Bettenhausen Chapman KK500C/Offy 139.985
3 3 Jack McGrath Hinkle KK500C/Offy 142.580
4 14 Fred Agabashian Federal Engineering KK500D/Offy 141.933
5 4 Bill Vukovich (W) Hopkins KK500C/Offy 141.071
6 8 Sam Hanks Jones & Maley KK500C/Offy 140.187
7 77 Walt Faulkner Merz Engineerng KK500C/Offy 139.762
8 19 Andy Linden Massaglia KK4000/Offy 139.098
9 22 Cal Niday D-A Lubricant KK500B/Offy 140.302
10 15 Jimmy Davies Bardahl KK500B/Offy 140.274
11 1 Jimmy Bryan Dean Van Lines Kuzma/Offy 140.160
12 89 Pat Flaherty Dunn Engineering KK500B/Offy 140.149
13 37 Eddie Russo (R) Dr. Sabourin Allen/Offy 140.116
14 6 Bob Sweikert John Zink KK500D/Offy 139.996
15 5 Jimmy Reece Malloy Pankratz/Offy 139.991
16 71 Al Herman (R) Martin Brothers Silnes/Offy 139.811
17 48 Jimmy Daywalt Sumar Kurtis/Offy 139.416
18 98 Duane Carter Agajanian Kuzma/Offy 139.330
19 29 Pat O'Connor Ansted Rotary KK500D/Offy 139.195
20 33 Jim Rathmann Belond Miracle Power Epperly/Offy 138.707
21 12 Don Freeland Bob Estes Phillips/Offy 139.866
22 42 Al Keller (R) Sam Traylor KK2000/Offy 139.551
23 49 Ray Crawford (R) Crawford KK500B/Offy 139.206
24 99 Art Cross Belanger Motors KK500D/Offy 138.750
25 41 Chuck Weyant (R) Federal Engineering KK3000/Offy 138.063
26 39 Johnny Boyd (R) Sumar KK500C/Offy 136.981
27 16 Johnnie Parsons (W) Trio Brass Foundry KK500D/Offy 136.809
28 31 Keith Andrews (R) McDaniel Schroeder/Offy 136.049
29 68 Ed Elisian Westwood Gauge & Tool KK4000/Offy 135.333
30 27 Rodger Ward Aristo Blue Kuzma/Offy 135.049
31 81 Shorty Templeman (R) Central Excavating Trevis/Offy 135.014
32 83 Eddie Johnson McNamara Trevis/Offy 134.449
33 44 Johnny Thomson Schmidt Kuzma/Offy 134.113