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AAA Champ Car Series race number 1 of 15
Saturday, May 13, 1916 at Sheepshead Bay Raceway, Sheepshead Bay, NY
75 laps on a 2.000 mile board track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:33:31
Average speed: 96.239 mph
Pole speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 100 sec
Attendance: 25000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1916 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1916 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 511   Eddie Rickenbacker MaxwellMaxwell / Maxwell75 running17600
2 37   Jules Devigne Delage   (Harry Harkness)Delage / Delage75 running0320
321   Ira Vail Hudson Motor CarHudson / Hudson75 running0170
414   Charles Devlin DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg75 running090
517   George Adams Adams   (George Adams)Adams / Duesenberg75 running055
64   Bert Watson J. J. R.RiChard / Duesenberg running035
719   Dario Resta Peugeot Auto RacingPeugeot / Peugeot58 engine44 
812   Aldo Franchi Peusun   (Aldo Franchi)Peugeot / Sunbeam25 dnf0 
96   Carl Limberg DelageDelage / Delage14 fatal crash14 
109   Ralph Mulford Peugeot Auto Racing   (Ralph Mulford)Peugeot / Peugeot8 piston0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Johnny AitkenPeugeotPeugeot / Peugeot
Billy ChandlerCrawfordBilly ChandlerCrawford / Duesenberg
Josef ChristiaensPeugeot / Sunbeam
Pete HendersonMaxwellMaxwell / Maxwell
Dave LewisCrawfordCrawford / Duesenberg
Eddie O'DonnellDuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Carl Limberg11414
  Dario Resta155844
  Eddie Rickenbacker597517