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1917 Sharonville Sweepstakes


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 3 of 21
Wednesday, May 30, 1917 at Cincinnati Motor Speedway, Sharonville, OH
125 laps on a 2.000 mile board track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:26:48
Average speed: 102.181 mph
Pole speed: 109 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 69.54 sec
Attendance: 40000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1917 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1917 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 61   Louis Chevrolet Frontenac Motors   (Chevrolet Brothers)Frontenac / Frontenac125 running 
2 914   Ira Vail Hudson Motor CarHudson / Hudson125 running 
3 824   Gaston Chevrolet Frontenac Motors   (Chevrolet Brothers)Frontenac / Frontenac125 running 
4127   Tommy Milton DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg125 running 
5 351   Eddie Hearne DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg125 running 
6105   Earl Cooper StutzStutz / Stutz125 running 
717   A.H. Patterson Hudson Motor CarHudson / Hudson125 running 
822   Otto Henning Ogren / DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg125 running 
9 49   Ralph Mulford Peugeot Auto RacingPeugeot / Peugeot125 running 
10 529   Omar Toft Miller   (Omar Toft)Miller / Miller125 running 
111127   Barney Oldfield DelageDelage / Delage125 running 
12    Andy Burt Peugeot Auto Racing   (Erbes)Peugeot / Peugeot running 
13 2    Joe Thomas Mercer MotorsMercer / Mercer running 
1419   George Buzane Detroit running 
15    Charles Ewan CrawfordCrawford running 
16 14   Ralph DePalma Packard Motor CarPackard / Packard73 radiator 
17    Louis Fontaine MercedesMercedes / Mercedes connecting rod 
18    Pete Henderson Mercer MotorsMercer / Mercer bearings 
19    Charles Kirkpatrick Frontenac Motors   (Chevrolet Brothers)Frontenac / Frontenac valve 
20 7    Dave Lewis Duesenberg   (J.C. Hoskins)Duesenberg / Duesenberg carburetor 
2121   Jules Devigne DelageDelage / Delage cylinder 
22    William Taylor Stutz   (Newman)Stutz / Wisconsin dnf 
23    Walter Haines Mercer MotorsMercer / Mercer oil line 
2422   Jack LeCain DelageDelage / Delage valve plunger 
25    Swan Ostewig Swan Ostewig fire 
26    Mel Stringer M. E. L. steering 
27    Wilmer Monahon Johnson oil leak 
2828    M.C. Britt CrawfordCrawford0 did not start 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
E.O. BargerCino
Joe BoyerFrontenac MotorsChevrolet Bros.Frontenac / Frontenac
Billy ChandlerHudsonHudson / Hudson
Milton McBrideOlson
H.E. McCordCrawfordCrawford / Crawford
R.L. McNayR. L. McNay
Jim MeyerPugh
Eddie RickenbackerDetroit