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1946 Indianapolis 500

Exhibition or unclassified race
Thursday, May 30, 1946 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:21:26
Average Speed: 114.82 mph
Pole Speed: 126.471 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 34.05 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led
282064   Shorty Cantlon H-3   (Charles Hughes)Miller FD / Offenhauser28725clutch0
17 845   Duke Dinsmore Fred JohnstonAdams / Offenhauser821,075connecting rod0
202642   Tony Bettenhausen R.J. McManusMiller-Hartz / Miller SC47925connecting rod0
252348   Hal Robson Phillips Miller   (Overton Phillips)Bugatti / Miller37775connecting rod0
11274   Mel Hansen Ross PageKurtis / Duray SC1431,700crankshaft0
23 98   Mauri Rose Blue Crown   (Joe Lencki)Lencki / Offenhauser401,675crash8
33 210   Paul Russo Fageol Twin Coach   (Lou Fageol)Fageol 4WD / Twin Offenhauser16650crash0
121025   Russ Snowberger Jim Hussey's Sportsman's Club   (R.A. Cott)Maserati / Maserati SC1341,675differential0
213359   Danny Kladis Grancor V8Miller FD / Ford V846875disqualified0
191663   Jimmy Wilburn Mobiloil   (Bill White)Alfa Romeo 8C35 50012 / Alfa Romeo SC521,000engine0
32 447   Hal Cole Don LeeAlfa Romeo P3 50002 / Alfa Romeo SC16600fuel leak0
292426   George Barringer Tucker Torpedo   (George Barringer)Miller 4DRE / Miller SC27675gear0
151312   Al Putnam L.G.S. Spring Clutch   (G.L. Kuehn)Hartz / Offenhauser1201,250magneto0
30141   Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast   (Charles Bowes)Stevens / Winfield SC261,025manifold3
18175   Chet Miller M. WilliamsWilliams FD / Offenhauser641,000oil line0
262215   Louis Tomei Boxar Tool   (Joseph Hosso)Stevens FD / Brisko34750oil line0
31 332   Sam Hanks Spike Jones   (Gordon Schroeder)Sampson / Sampson SC18675oil line0
131814   Harry McQuinn Mobilgas   (Robert Flavell)Adams / Sparks SC1241,600out of oil0
16 13   Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Clamp   (Shirley Bergere)Wetteroth / Offenhauser821,625out of oil2
243038   George Connor Walsh Offenhauser   (Ed Walsh)Kurtis FWD / Offenhauser38800piston0
11516   George Robson Thorne Engineering   (Joel Thorne)Adams / Sparks SC20042,350running138
2 561   Jimmy Jackson Jimmy JacksonMiller FD / Offenhauser20013,838running5
3 729   Ted Horn Boyle Mazerati   (Mike Boyle)Maserati / Maserati SC2007,988running0
41118   Emil Andres Elgin Piston Pin   (Frank Brisko)Maserati / Maserati SC2005,425running0
51224   Joie Chitwood Noc-Out Hose Clamp   (Fred Peters)Wetteroth / Offenhauser2004,375running0
6 633   Louis Durant Alfa Romeo   (Milt Marion)Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo SC2003,238running0
72852   Luigi Villoresi Scuderia MilanoMaserati / Maserati SC2002,375running0
8297   Frank Wearne Wolfe Motors   (Ervin Wolfe)Shaw / Offenhauser1972,438running0
92539   Bill Sheffler Jack MaurerBromme / Offenhauser1392,114running0
14192   Ralph Hepburn Novi Governor   (Lewis Welch)Kurtis / Novi SC1217,025stalled44
272131   Henry Banks Automobile Shippers   (Rassey)Snowberger FD / Offenhauser32725stalled0
103117   Billy DeVore William SchoofWetteroth / Offenhauser1671,888throttle0
223254   Duke Nalon Scuderia MilanoMaserati 4CL 1579 / Maserati SC45825universal joint0
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone