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1939 Indianapolis 500

Exhibition or unclassified race
Tuesday, May 30, 1939 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:20:48
Average Speed: 115.035 mph
Pole Speed: 130.138 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 108.12 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led
291129   Frank Brisko National Seal   (Frank Brisko)Stevens FD / Brisko38570air pump0
12 245   Louis Meyer Bowes Seal Fast   (Bowes Racing)Stevens / Winfield SC1973,200crash79
191449   Mel Hansen Joel ThorneShaw FD / Offy113595crash0
21 53   Chet Miller Boyle Racing HeadquartersSummers FD / Miller109635crash0
221325   Ralph Hepburn Hamilton-Harris   (Tony Gulotta)Stevens / Offy106605crash0
23231   Floyd Roberts Burd Piston Ring   (Lou Moore)Wetteroth / Offy106650crash0
142651   Tony Willman Burd Piston Ring   (Joe Lencki)Lencki / Lencki188620fuel pump0
241837   Ira Hall Greenfield Service   (Magnee & Nowiak)Nowiak / Studebaker89570head gasket0
203238   Harry McQuinn Elgin Piston Pin   (F. Burren)Blume / Brisko110590ignition0
32 747   Shorty Cantlon Auto ServicesStevens / Offy15605main bearing0
161915   Rex Mays Thorne EngineeringAdams / Sparks SC145685piston rings1
182435   Kelly Petillo Kay Jewelers   (Kelly Petillo)Wetteroth / Offy141600pistons0
1 32   Wilbur Shaw Boyle Racing HeadquartersMaserati / Maserati SC20027,375running51
2 110   Jimmy Snyder Thorne EngineeringAdams / Sparks SC20016,100running65
31054   Cliff Bergere Offenhauser   (Lewis Welch)Miller FD / Offy2007,400running0
4 44   Ted Horn Boyle Racing HeadquartersMiller FD / Miller2004,750running4
51631   Babe Stapp Alfa Romeo   (Bill White)Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo SC2004,225running0
61541   George Barringer Bill WhiteWeil / Offy2002,800running0
7208   Joel Thorne Thorne EngineeringAdams / Sparks2002,150running0
8 816   Mauri Rose Wheeler's   (Wilbur Shaw)Shaw / Offy2002,150running0
91714   Frank Wearne Burd Piston Ring   (Moore & Roberts)Wetteroth / Offy2001,800running0
103326   Billy DeVore Barbasol   (Leon Duray)Weil / Duray SC2001,600running0
112762   Tony Gulotta Burd Piston Ring   (George Lyons)Stevens / Offy2001,000running0
153058   Louis Tomei Alfa Romeo   (Frank Griswold)Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo SC186590running0
252521   Russ Snowberger D-X   (Russ Snowberger)Snowberger FD / Miller50590radiator0
17 99   Herb Ardinger Miller-HartzWetteroth / Miller SC141680rear axle0
312232   Bob Swanson Sampson MotorsStevens / Sampson SC19510rear axle0
272956   Floyd Davis W R W   (Ed Walsh)Miller / Offy43555shock absorber0
302144   Emil Andres Chicago Flash   (Jimmy Snyder)Stevens / Offy22540spark plugs0
131218   George Connor Joe MarksAdams / Offy195650stalled0
282842   Al Miller Kennedy Tank   (Paul Weirick)Adams / Offy41575throttle pedal0
26 617   George Bailey Harry MillerMiller RE4D / Miller SC47610valve0
333153   Deacon Litz Maserati   (Richard Wharton)Maserati / Maserati SC7525valve0
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone