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AAA National Championship 1955 standings

Championship points standings for the AAA National Championship 1955

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Bob SweikertJohn ZinkWatson D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Watson (Offenhauser)




2290
2.Flag Jimmy BryanDean Van LinesKuzma (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)


1480
3.Flag Johnny ThomsonPeter SchmidtKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)


1380
4.Flag Tony BettenhausenHenry Allen Chapman, Belanger Motors, SweikertRusso\Nichels (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




1060
5.Flag Andy LindenJoseph Massaglia, D-A Lubricants RacingKuzma (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)




1047.8
6.Flag Jimmy DaviesPat ClancyEwing D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
Ewing (Offenhauser)




890
7.Flag Pat O'ConnorAnsted RotaryTempleton D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500D (Offenhauser)
Templeton (Offenhauser)




800
8.Flag Pat FlahertyDunn EngineeringKurtis 500 B (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500 (Offenhauser)


790
9.Flag George AmickEmmett Malloy, Hopkins RacingPankratz (Offenhauser)
Pankratz D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)






750
10.Flag Walt FaulknerMerz Engineering, Kalamazoo SportsKurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kurtis/Wetteroth D (Offenhauser)


447.5
11.Flag Al HermanMartin BrothersSilnes D (Offenhauser)
Silnes (Offenhauser)


380
12.Flag Bob VeithLutes Truck Parts, Henry Allen ChapmanKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Russo/Nichels (Offenhauser)


355
13.Flag Johnny BoydChapman Root, SweikertKuzma D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)




350
14.Flag Don FreelandBob EstesPhillips (Offenhauser)
Phillips D (Offenhauser)


315.2
15.Flag Art CrossBelanger Motors, Peter SchmidtKurtis 500D (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)


300
16.Flag Paul RussoChapman, WolcottKurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500A (Offenhauser)


300
17.Flag Rodger WardCasale, Pete Salemi, Ed WalshTrevis (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Ofenhauser)
Trevis D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)






252.2
18.Flag Jack McGrathJack HinkleKurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)




240
19.Flag Jimmy DaywaltChapman Root, Jim Robbins, LeitenbergerStevens D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis R (Offenhauser)
Silnes/Sherman (Offenhauser)




226.4
20.Flag Mike MagillUnverdorbenKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)


210
21.Flag Tony BonadiesDonaldsonKurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)
200
21.Flag Bob FinneyWallace Motor Co.X (Lincoln)
200
23.Flag Jimmy ReeceEmmett Malloy, Ed Walsh, Ray Brady, BrommeKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)
Pankratz D (Offenhauser)
Bromme (Offenhauser)






180
24.Flag Eddie RussoDr. Sabourin, Chapman RootBlough D (Offenhauser)
Blough (Offenhauser)
Pawl D (Offenhauser)




165
25.Flag Ed ElisianPeter Wales, Lutes Truck Parts, WolcottLesovsky (Offenhauser SC)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000D (Offenhauser)




160
25.Flag Slim RobertsGroverX (Chevrolet V6)
160
27.Flag Louie UnserJerry UnserX (Jaguar)
140
28.Flag Jerry UnserConiffX (Offenhauser)
120
29.Flag Duane CarterJ.C. Agajanian, Dr. Sabourin, LeitenbergerSilnes/Sherman (Offenhauser)
Pawl (Offenhauser)
Kuzma D (Offenhauser)




112.9
30.Flag Johnnie TolanCarl AndersonKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
110
31.Flag Tommy HinnershitzMalamud, Peter SchmidtScopa (Offenhauser)
Kuzma (Offenhauser)


100
31.Flag Jiggs (Fred) PetersGlessner, Springfield WeldingKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
Scopa D (Offenhauser)


100
31.Flag Bobby UnserJerry UnserOldsmobile
100
34.Flag Johnny KayPeter WalesKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
90
35.Flag Keith AndrewsJohn McDaniel, Joe Hunt MagnetoKurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)
Schroeder D (Offenhauser)


80
36.Flag Edgar ElderErnest RuizShilala (Offenhauser)
80
37.Flag Elmer GeorgeHOWKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
60
37.Flag Charlie LowdermanX (Ford)
60
39.Flag Johnnie ParsonsCarl Anderson, Ray BradyKurtis 500 D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)


53.2
40.Flag Bill HomeierChapman RootKurtis 3000 (Offenhauser)
52.5
41.Flag Gene HartleyCommercial Motor FreightEwing D (Offenhauser)
50
41.Flag Shorty (Clark) TemplemanPeter Wales, GlessnerScopa (Offenhauser)
Trevis D (Offenhauser)


50
41.Flag Chuck WeyantFederal EngineeringKurtis 3000D (Offenhauser)
50
41.Flag Pete WoodsX (Offenhauser)
50
45.Flag Eddie SachsRay BradyKurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)
46.8
46.Flag Paul KleinschmidtX (McDowell)
40
46.Flag Mel McGaughyLeo DobryKurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)
40
48.Flag Jack TurnerLeitenberger, WolcottSilnes/Sherman (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser SC)


33.4
49.Flag George HammondX (Offenhauser)
30
50.Flag Buddy CagleKalamazoo Sports, Pete SalemiKurtis/Wetteroth (Offenhauser)
Trevis (Offenhauser)


20
50.Flag Louis UnserX (Offenhauser)
20
52.Flag Len DuncanDr. SabourinPawl (Offenhauser)
17.1
53.Flag Edward T. CoxX (HAL)
10
53.Flag Eddie JohnsonKalamazoo Sports, MorcroftTurner D (Offenhauser)
Pankratz (Offenhauser)


10
53.Flag Charles MusselmanSam TraylorKurtis 2000 (Offenhauser)
10
Flag Fred AgabashianFederal EngineeringKurtis 500D (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Foster CampbellStockwellStevens (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bob CarrollShaheenHill (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Ray CrawfordRay CrawfordKurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Rex EastonMel WiggersKurtis 4000 D (Offenhauser)
Kurtis 4000 (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Ted Foltz
0
Flag Jimmy Good
0
Flag Jack Hahn
0
Flag Sam HanksJones & Maley CarsKurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Shelby HillX (Ford V8)
0
Flag Art HillisX (Nash-Healey)
0
Flag Jerry HoytJim Robbins, WolcottStevens D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)




0
Flag Al KellerSam Traylor, Hopkins RacingKurtis 2000D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky D (Offenhauser)
Lesovsky (Offenhauser)




0
Flag Dan Morgan
0
Flag Earl MotterGreenman-CasaleKuzma (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Cal NidayD-A Lubricants RacingKurtis 500B (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Jim RathmannBelond Miracle Power, Ernest RuizEpperly (Offenhauser)
Shilala D (Offenhauser)


0
Flag Wayne Sankey
0
Flag Len SuttonVollstedt EnterprisesVollstedt (Offenhauser)
0
Flag Bill (William John) VukovichHopkins RacingKurtis 500C (Offenhauser)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Jimmy Bryan
6
Most pole positionsFlag Bob Sweikert
4
Most podium positionsFlag Bob Sweikert
7
Flag Jimmy Bryan
7
Most podium positions without a winFlag George Amick
4

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
100%U.S.A.Flag Tony Bettenhausen, Bobby Unser, Bob Sweikert, Jimmy Bryan, Johnny Thomson, Andy Linden, Jimmy Davies, Pat O'Connor, Pat Flaherty, George Amick, Walt Faulkner, Al Herman, Bob Veith, Johnny Boyd, Don Freeland, Art Cross, Rodger Ward, Jack McGrath, Jimmy Daywalt, Mike Magill, Bob Finney, Tony Bonadies, Jimmy Reece, Eddie Russo, Slim Roberts, Ed Elisian, Louie Unser, Jerry Unser, Duane Carter, Johnnie Tolan, Jiggs (Fred) Peters, Tommy Hinnershitz, Johnny Kay, Keith Andrews, Edgar Elder, Elmer George, Charlie Lowderman, Johnnie Parsons, Bill Homeier, Pete Woods, Shorty (Clark) Templeman, Gene Hartley, Chuck Weyant, Paul Kleinschmidt, Mel McGaughy, Jack Turner, George Hammond, Buddy Cagle, Louis Unser, Eddie Johnson, Edward T. Cox, Charles Musselman, Foster Campbell, Earl Motter, Jim Rathmann, Art Hillis, Al Keller, Rex Easton, Shelby Hill, Jerry Hoyt, Cal Niday, Len Sutton, Bob Carroll, Sam Hanks, Ray Crawford, Bill (William John) Vukovich, Fred Agabashian, Paul Russo, Eddie Sachs, Len Duncan, Jimmy Good, Ted Foltz, Wayne Sankey, Jack Hahn, Dan Morgan75

Individual driver statistics for the 1955 AAA National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Agabashian, FredFlag 41 y/o1000
Amick, GeorgeFlag 30 y/o9040
Andrews, KeithFlag 35 y/o3000
Bettenhausen, TonyFlag 38 y/o4020
Bonadies, TonyFlag 38 y/o1000
Boyd, JohnnyFlag 28 y/o5000
Bryan, JimmyFlag 29 y/o10670
Cagle, BuddyFlag 24 y/o2000
Campbell, FosterFlag 33 y/o1000
Carroll, BobFlag n/a1000
Carter, DuaneFlag 42 y/o3000
Cox, Edward T.Flag n/a1000
Crawford, RayFlag 39 y/o1000
Cross, ArtFlag 37 y/o2000
Davies, JimmyFlag 25 y/o6010
Daywalt, JimmyFlag 30 y/o5000
Duncan, LenFlag 43 y/o1000
Easton, RexFlag 41 y/o2000
Elder, EdgarFlag 32 y/o5000
Elisian, EdFlag 28 y/o6001
Faulkner, WaltFlag 37 y/o3000
Finney, BobFlag n/a1110
Flaherty, PatFlag 29 y/o3120
Foltz, TedFlag 22 y/o10000
Freeland, DonFlag 30 y/o9011
George, ElmerFlag 26 y/o1000
Good, JimmyFlag n/a1000
Hahn, JackFlag 30 y/o1000
Hammond, GeorgeFlag n/a1000
Hanks, SamFlag 40 y/o1000
Hartley, GeneFlag 29 y/o2000
Herman, AlFlag 28 y/o4000
Hill, ShelbyFlag n/a1001
Hillis, ArtFlag n/a1000
Hinnershitz, TommyFlag 43 y/o2000
Homeier, BillFlag 36 y/o1000
Hoyt, JerryFlag 26 y/o3001
Johnson, EddieFlag 36 y/o5000
Kay, JohnnyFlag 32 y/o3000
Keller, AlFlag 35 y/o3000
Kleinschmidt, PaulFlag n/a1000
Linden, AndyFlag 33 y/o8011
Lowderman, CharlieFlag n/a1000
Magill, MikeFlag 35 y/o6000
McGaughy, MelFlag 38 y/o1000
McGrath, JackFlag 35 y/o9010
Morgan, DanFlag n/a1000
Motter, EarlFlag 36 y/o3000
Musselman, CharlesFlag 27 y/o1000
Niday, CalFlag 41 y/o1000
O'Connor, PatFlag 26 y/o9000
Parsons, JohnnieFlag 36 y/o2000
Peters, Jiggs (Fred)Flag 34 y/o2000
Rathmann, JimFlag 26 y/o2000
Reece, JimmyFlag 25 y/o9001
Roberts, SlimFlag n/a1010
Russo, EddieFlag 29 y/o6001
Russo, PaulFlag 41 y/o1000
Sachs, EddieFlag 28 y/o1000
Sankey, WayneFlag n/a1000
Sutton, LenFlag 29 y/o2000
Sweikert, BobFlag 29 y/o10274
Templeman, Shorty (Clark)Flag 35 y/o5000
Thomson, JohnnyFlag 33 y/o7140
Tolan, JohnnieFlag 37 y/o4000
Turner, JackFlag 35 y/o2000
Unser, BobbyFlag 21 y/o1000
Unser, JerryFlag 22 y/o1000
Unser, LouieFlag 22 y/o1010
Unser, LouisFlag 59 y/o1000
Veith, BobFlag 30 y/o5000
Vukovich, Bill (William John)Flag 36 y/o1000
Ward, RodgerFlag 34 y/o6000
Weyant, ChuckFlag 32 y/o1000
Woods, PeteFlag n/a1000
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