1946 Indianapolis 500 - Round 1

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
1
Laps
200
Pole
1946 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

14

George Robson

16

Thorne Engineering

Adams-Sparks (Firestone)

4h 21m 26.7s

1000

2

3

Jimmy Jackson

61

Jimmy Jackson

Miller-Offenhauser (Firestone)

4h 22m 0.74s

800

3

4

Ted Horn

29

Boyle Racing Headquarters

Maserati 8CTF (Firestone)

4h 33m 19.6s

700

4

7

Emil Andres

18

Elgin Piston Ring

Maserati 8CTF (Firestone)

4h 35m 28.65s

600

5

7

Joie Chitwood

24

Fred A Peters

Wetteroth-Offenhauser (Firestone)

4h 36m 45.3s

372

5

Sam Hanks

24

Fred A Peters

Wetteroth-Offenhauser (Firestone)

4h 36m 45.3s

128

6

Louis Durant

33

Milt Marion

Alfa Romeo 308 (Firestone)

4h 45m 30.88s

400

7

21

Luigi Villoresi

52

Scuderia Milano

Maserati 8CL (Firestone)

4h 57m 40.23s

300

8

21

Frank Wearne

7

Ervin Wolfe

Shaw-Offenhauser (Firestone)

197 laps

250

9

16

Bill Sheffler

39

Bill Sheffler

Bromme-Offenhauser (Firestone)

139 laps

200

10

21

Billy Devore

17

William Schoof

Wetteroth-Offenhauser (Firestone)

167 laps Spun

150

11

16

Mel Hansen

41

Ross Page

Kurtis-Duray (Firestone)

143 laps Crankshaft

100

12

Duke Nalon

25

RA Cott

Maserati 8CTF (Firestone)

134 laps Differential

11

12

2

Russell Snowberger

25

RA Cott

Maserati 8CTF (Firestone)

134 laps Differential

39

13

5

Harry McQuinn

14

Robert J Flavell

Adams-Sparks (Firestone)

124 laps Oil leak

0

 

Jimmy Wilburn

       

0

14

5

Ralph Hepburn

2

WC Winfield

Kurtis-Novi (Firestone)

121 laps Stalled

0

15

George Connor

12

George L Kuhn

Stevens-Offenhauser (Firestone)

120 laps Magneto

0

 

Al Putnam

       

0

16

15

Cliff Bergere

3

Shirley Bergere

Wetteroth-Offenhauser (Firestone)

82 laps Oil system

0

 

Rex Mays

       

0

17

9

Duke Dinsmore

45

Fred W Johnston

Adams-Offenhauser (Firestone)

82 laps Con rod

0

18

1

Chet Miller

5

Chet Miller

Cooper-Offenhauser (Firestone)

64 laps Oil line

0

 

Louis Tomei

       

0

19

3

Jimmy Wilburn

63

Bill White Race Cars

Alfa Romeo Tipo-C "8C-35" (Firestone)

52 laps Engine

0

20

6

Tony Bettenhausen

42

Robert J McManus

Wetteroth-Miller (Firestone)

47 laps Con rod

0

21

12

Danny Kladis

59

Granatelli Brothers

Miller-Ford (Firestone)

46 laps Disqualified

0

22

10

Duke Nalon

54

Scuderia Milano

Maserati 4CL (Firestone)

45 laps Uv joint

0

23

14

Mauri Rose

8

Joe Lencki

Lencki (Firestone)

40 laps Accident

0

24

6

George Connor

38

Ed Walsh

Kurtis-Offenhauser (Firestone)

38 laps Piston

0

25

2

Hal Robson

48

Overton A Phillips

Bugatti-Miller (Firestone)

37 laps Con rod

0

26

4

Louis Tomei

15

Joseph Hosso

Stevens-Brisko (Firestone)

34 laps Oil line

0

27

6

Henry Banks

31

Louis Rassey

Snowberger-Offenhauser (Firestone)

32 laps Stalled

0

28

8

Shorty Cantlon

64

Charles J Hughes

Miller-Offenhauser (Firestone)

28 laps Clutch

0

29

5

George Barringer

26

George Barringer

Miller (Firestone)

27 laps Gearbox

0

30

16

Rex Mays

1

Bowes Racing

Stevens-Winfield (Firestone)

26 laps Manifold

0

31

28

Sam Hanks

32

Gordon Schroeder

Stevens-Sampson (Firestone)

18 laps Oil line

0

32

28

Hal Cole

47

Don Lee

Alfa Romeo Tipo-B "P3" (Firestone)

16 laps Fuel leak

0

33

31

Paul Russo

10

Lou Fageol

Fageol-Offenhauser (Firestone)

16 laps Accident

0

Circuit - Indianapolis

Country

United States

Location

Speedway, Indiana

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Eddie Cheever (Lola T95/00-Buick/Menard), 38.119s, 236.103 mph, Indycars, 1996

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