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1951 Indianapolis 500 qualifying results


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Formula One race number 2 of 8
Wednesday, May 30, 1951 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 4.023 kilometer paved track (804.6 kilometers)

Time of race: 3:57:38.05
Average Speed: 203.173 kph
Pole Time: 263.74 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 107.24 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1951 Formula One results   /   1951 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
26   Andy Linden57272.260   53.195  
33   Bill Mackey71273.820   52.892  
10   Bill Schindler10268.590   53.922  
16   Bill Vukovich81269.210   53.797  
9   Bobby Ball52268.460   53.948  
23   Carl Forberg68270.900   53.462  
4   Carl Scarborough73265.460   54.557  
32   Cecil Green4272.950   53.060  
3   Chet Miller32265.100   54.631  
14   Chuck Stevenson8269.130   53.813  
13   Cliff Griffith23268.980   53.843  
15   Duane Carter27269.160   53.807  
29   Duke Dinsmore6272.780   53.093  
2   Duke Nalon18263.740   54.913  
6   Fred Agabashian59266.610   54.322  
20   Gene Force69270.470   53.547  
19   George Connor22269.960   53.648  
12   Henry Banks1268.860   53.867  
8   Jack McGrath9268.050   54.030  
17   Jimmy Davies76269.630   53.714  
11   Joe James26268.820   53.875  
28   Johnnie Parsons3272.410   53.165  
24   Johnny McDowell12271.750   53.295  
5   Lee Wallard99266.590   54.326  
22   Mack Hellings19270.830   53.476  
18   Mauri Rose16269.820   53.676  
27   Mike Nazaruk83272.350   53.177  
7   Rodger Ward48266.930   54.257  
21   Sam Hanks25270.680   53.505  
30   Tony Bettenhausen5272.830   53.084  
25   Troy Ruttman98272.080   53.230  
31   Walt Brown44272.920   53.066  
1   Walt Faulkner2263.020   55.063  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   none