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1949 Indianapolis 500

Exhibition or unclassified race
Monday, May 30, 1949 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:07:16
Average Speed: 121.327 mph
Pole Speed: 132.939 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 191.00 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    Other Exhibition / Unclassified Races

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led
1 47   Bill Holland Blue Crown Spark Plug   (Lou Moore)Deidt FD / Offenhauser20051,575running146
21212   Johnnie Parsons Kurtis-KraftKurtis 1000 316 / Offenhauser20018,250running0
3 622   George Connor Blue Crown Spark Plug   (Lou Moore)Lesovsky / Offenhauser20011,675running0
4132   Myron Fohr Carl MarcheseMarchese / Offenhauser2008,575running0
51677   Joie Chitwood Ervin WolfeKurtis 2000 323 / Offenhauser2006,950running0
6 761   Jimmy Jackson Howard KeckDeidt FD / Offenhauser2005,625running0
7 998   Johnny Mantz J.C. AgajanianKurtis 2000 318 / Offenhauser2004,690running0
81919   Paul Russo Tuffy's Offy   (Charles Pritchard)Kurtis 2000 008 / Offenhauser2004,940running0
9329   Emil Andres Tuffy's Offy   (Charles Pritchard)Kurtis 2000 009 / Offenhauser1974,420running0
102471   Norm Houser Troy Oil Co.   (Joe Langley)Langley / Offenhauser1814,075running0
112168   Jim Rathmann Pioneer Auto Repair   (John Lorenz)Wetteroth / Offenhauser1753,195running0
121864   Troy Ruttman Ray CarterWetteroth / Offenhauser1513,150running0
13103   Mauri Rose Blue Crown Spark Plug   (Lou Moore)Deidt FD / Offenhauser1922,605magneto strap0
14 517   Duane Carter Belanger Motors   (Murrell Belanger)Stevens / Offenhauser1822,610steering0
151529   Duke Dinsmore Norm OlsenOlson / Offenhauser1742,565radius rod0
16148   Mack Hellings Don Lee Motors   (Tommy Lee)Kurtis 2000 319 / Offenhauser1722,570valve0
17224   Bill Sheffler Sheffler Offy   (Bill Sheffler)Bromme / Offenhauser1602,175rod0
182832   Johnny McDowell Iddings   (Henry Meyer)Meyer / Offenhauser1422,005magneto0
191114   Hal Cole Grancor Auto SpecialistsKurtis 2000 322 / Offenhauser1171,975rod bearing0
202538   George Fonder Ray BradyAdams / Sparks SC1161,945valve0
213074   Bill Cantrell Kennedy Tank   (Les Anderson)Kurtis / Offenhauser952,315drive shaft0
221757   Jackie Holmes Pat ClancyKurtis 6 Wheel / Offenhauser652,410drive shaft0
23206   Lee Wallard Indianapolis Cars   (IRC Maserati)Maserati 8CTF 3032 / Maserati SC554,405gears19
242969   Bayliss Leverett Wynn's Oil   (Bayliss Leverett)Kurtis 2000 324 / Offenhauser522,375drain plug0
25 25   Rex Mays Novi Mobil   (W.C. Winfield)Kurtis FD / Novi SC483,470engine12
26 333   Jack McGrath City of Tacoma   (Leo Dobry)Kurtis 2000 317 / Offenhauser392,115oil pump0
273115   Fred Agabashian Indianapolis Cars   (IRC Maserati)Maserati 8CL 3035 / Maserati SC382,035overheating0
283352   Manny Ayulo Sheffler Offy   (Bill Sheffler)Bromme / Offenhauser241,805rod0
29 154   Duke Nalon Novi Mobil   (W.C. Winfield)Kurtis FD / Novi SC235,650crash23
302318   Sam Hanks Love Machine & Tool   (Milt Marion)Kurtis 2000 326 / Offenhauser201,645oil leak0
312710   Charles Van Acker Redmer   (Geneva Van Acker)Stevens / Offenhauser101,615crash0
32 826   George Lynch Automobile Shippers   (Rassey)Rassey / Offenhauser11,585crash0
332637   Spider Webb Grancor   (Lou & Bruce Bromme)Bromme / Offenhauser01,555transmission0
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone