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1940 Indianapolis 500

Exhibition or unclassified race
Thursday, May 30, 1940 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:22:31
Average Speed: 114.277 mph
Pole Speed: 127.85 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 74.14 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led
2 133   Rex Mays Bowes Seal FastStevens / Winfield SC20015,950running59
1 21   Wilbur Shaw Boyle Racing HeadquartersMaserati / Maserati SC20030,725running136
3 37   Mauri Rose Elgin Piston Pin   (Lou Moore)Wetteroth / Offy2006,688running5
4 43   Ted Horn Boyle Racing HeadquartersMiller FD / Miller1994,575running0
8 531   Mel Hansen Harry HartzWetteroth / Miller SC1941,813running0
27 65   Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Hose Clamp   (Lou Moore)Wetteroth / Offy51605oil line0
7 79   Frank Wearne Boyle Racing HeadquartersStevens / Offy1952,038running0
9 816   Frank Brisko Elgin Piston Pin   (Frank Brisko)Stevens FD / Brisko1931,863running0
32 927   Tommy Hinnershitz Marks OffenhauserAdams / Offy32530crash0
5108   Joel Thorne Thorne Engineering   (Joel Thorne)Adams / Sparks SC1973,850running0
311119   Russ Snowberger Russ SnowbergerSnowberger FD / Miller38535water pump0
241224   Babe Stapp Frederick SurberStevens / Offy64595oil line0
211335   Kelly Petillo Indiana Fur   (Kelly Petillo)Wetteroth / Offy128660rear bearing0
131428   Sam Hanks Leon DurayWeil / Duray SC192650running0
111541   Harry McQuinn Hollywood Payday   (Bill White)Weil / Alfa Romeo SC192938running0
14166   George Barringer Hollywood Payday   (Bill White)Weil / Offy191620running0
261710   George Connor Joe LenckiLencki / Lencki52610connecting rod0
161826   Louis Tomei Falstaff   (Ed Walsh)Miller / Offy190610exhaust pipe0
251936   Doc Williams Quilen Brothers   (Doc Williams)Cooper FD / Miller61590oil line0
62032   Bob Swanson Sampson MotorsStevens / Sampson1962,463running0
292154   Ralph Hepburn Bowes Seal Fast   (W.C. Winfield)Miller FD / Offy47595steering0
122225   Emil Andres Belanger-FolzStevens / Offy192758running0
232317   George Robson Marty KellerMiller FD / Offy67595shock absorber0
332429   Raul Riganti Maserati   (Raul Riganti)Maserati / Maserati SC24500crash0
222521   Duke Nalon Joe MarksSilnes / Offy120580connecting rod0
152642   Joie Chitwood Kennedy Tank   (Paul Weirick)Adams / Offy190615running0
172734   Chet Miller Alfa Romeo   (Wharton-Dewart)Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo SC189605running0
192844   Al Putnam Refinoil   (Tony Gulotta)Adams / Offy179595running0
282938   Paul Russo Elgin Piston PinBlume / Brisko48525oil leak0
303058   Al Miller Alfa Romeo   (Frank Griswold)Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo SC41540clutch0
103149   Rene LeBegue Lucy O'Reilly SchellMaserati / Maserati SC1921,488running0
183214   Billy DeVore Bill Holabird   (Wilbur Shaw)Shaw / Offy181600running0
203361   Floyd Davis Joe LenckiLencki / Lencki157590running0
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone