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1947 Indianapolis 500

Exhibition or unclassified race
Friday, May 30, 1947 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:17:52
Average Speed: 116.338 mph
Pole Speed: 126.564 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 32.12 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led
92341   Fred Agabashian Ross Page Offenhauser   (Ross Page)Kurtis / Duray SC1912,905running0
11 758   Les Anderson Kennedy Tank   (Les Anderson)Maserati / Offenhauser1312,480running0
13303   Emil Andres Tucker PartnersLencki / Lencki1491,740oil line0
4 454   Herb Ardinger Novi Governor / Mobil   (W.C. Winfield)Kurtis FD / Novi SC2006,825running0
242643   Henry Banks Federal Engineering   (H.C. Henning)Miller FD / Offenhauser361,250lost oil0
21 218   Cliff Bergere Novi Governor / Mobil   (W.C. Winfield)Kurtis FD / Novi SC633,815piston23
182529   Tony Bettenhausen Murrell BelangerStevens / Offenhauser791,130gear train0
71433   Walt Brown Permafuse   (Milt Marion)Alfa Romeo 308 422022 / Alfa Romeo SC2003,700running0
23 524   Shorty Cantlon Automobile Shippers   (Rassey)Snowberger FD / Miller401,505crash0
22228   Joie Chitwood Fred PetersWetteroth / Offenhauser501,135gears0
261314   George Connor Ed WalshKurtis FD / Offenhauser321,465fuel leak0
102710   Duke Dinsmore Bill SchoofWetteroth / Offenhauser1672,310running0
301153   Milt Fankhouser Jack Maurer's Club   (Milt Fankhauser)Stevens / Offenhauser151,070stalled0
15 947   Ken Fowler Don LeeAlfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo SC1192,050axle0
171228   Roland Free Bristow-McManusWetteroth / Miller861,450rod0
272938   Mel Hansen Flavell-DuffyAdams / Sparks SC31860disqualified0
2 816   Bill Holland Blue Crown Spark Plug   (Lou Moore)Deidt FD / Offenhauser20031,300running143
3 11   Ted Horn Bennett BrothersMaserati 8CTF 3032 / Maserati SC20010,115running0
5107   Jimmy Jackson Jim HusseyMiller FD / Offenhauser2005,675running0
82834   Cy Marshall Tattersfield   (Bill White)Alfa Romeo 8C35 50012 / Alfa Romeo SC1972,850running0
6209   Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast   (Charles Bowes)Kurtis / Winfield SC2004,000running0
251966   Al Miller Preston TuckerMiller RE4D / Miller331,370magneto0
161846   Duke Nalon Don LeeMaserati / Maserati SC1191,945piston0
201652   Hal Robson Richard PalmerAdams / Offenhauser671,595universal joint0
121759   Pete Romcevich Camco Motors   (Andy Granatelli)Miller FD / Ford V81672,360oil line0
1 327   Mauri Rose Blue Crown Spark Plug   (Lou Moore)Deidt FD / Offenhauser20035,125running34
282115   Paul Russo Wolfe Motors, Tulsa   (Ervin Wolfe)Shaw / Offenhauser251,080crash0
19 625   Russ Snowberger Federal Engineering   (R.A. Cott)Maserati 8CTF 3031 / Maserati SC731,500oil pump0
292444   Charles Van Acker Tucker PartnersStevens / Lencki24800crash0
141531   Frank Wearne Superior Industries   (Rassey)Miller / Offenhauser1282,020spun out0
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone