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1921 International 500


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 12 of 20
Monday, May 30, 1921 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile brick track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 5:34:45
Average speed: 89.621 mph
Pole speed: 100.75 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 229.38 sec
Attendance: 135000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1921 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1921 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1202   Tommy Milton Frontenac Motors   (Chevrolet Brothers)Frontenac / Frontenac20026200running90 
2 26   Roscoe Sarles Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg20010100running1 
3 823   Percy Ford Frontenac Motors   (Stanley Kandul)Frontenac / Frontenac2005000running0 
4 95   Eddie Miller Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg2003500running0 
51316   Ora Haibe Sunbeam Motor CarSunbeam / Sunbeam2003000running0 
6149   Albert Guyot Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg2002000running0 
7103   Ira Vail Leach   (Ira Vail)Miller / Miller2001800running0 
81521   Bennett Hill Duesenberg   (John Thiele)Duesenberg / Duesenberg2001600running0 
9218   Ralph Mulford Frontenac Motors   (Chevrolet Brothers)Frontenac / Frontenac1771500running0 
101715   Rene Thomas Sunbeam Motor CarSunbeam / Sunbeam144 water hose0 
111827   Tom Alley Frontenac Motors   (L.L. Corum)Frontenac / Frontenac133 connecting rod0 
12 14   Ralph DePalma Ballot   (Ralph DePalma)Ballot / Ballot11210600connecting rod108 
13 41   Eddie Hearne Revere   (Eddie Hearne)Duesenberg / Duesenberg111 oil line0 
141924   Jimmy Murphy Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg107 crash0 
151617   Riley Brett Junior 8   (George Wade)Brett / Brett91 crash0 
162328   Cornelius Van Ranst Frontenac Motors   (Cornelius Van Ranst)Frontenac / Frontenac87 oil line0 
17 37   Joe Boyer Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg74 rear axle1 
18 619   Jean Chassagne Peugeot Auto Racing   (Jean Chassagne)Peugeot / Peugeot65 engine hood0 
19 522   Jules Ellingboe Frontenac Motors   (Jules Ellingboe)Frontenac / Frontenac49 oil line0 
201114   Andre Boillot Talbot-Darracq   (Coatalen)Sunbeam / Sunbeam41 rod bearing0 
21 718   Louis Fontaine Junior 8   (George Wade)Brett / Brett33 crash0 
222225   Joe Thomas Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg24 crash0 
231210   Howdy Wilcox Peugeot Auto Racing   (Jules Goux)Peugeot / Peugeot22 connecting rod0 

Relief Drivers:

Car #23: Andy Burt (11 laps); Jules Ellingboe (95 laps)
Car #5: Jimmy Murphy (107 laps)
Car #9: Eddie Miller (61 laps); Joe Boyer (38 laps)
Car #21: Jerry Wonderlich
Car #24: Eddie Pullen
Car #17: Harry Thicksten

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Mervin Headley26FrontenacFrontenac / Frontenac
WDTommy MiltonDuhrn / Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg
WDJohn Thiele21Duesenberg Straight 8John ThieleDuesenberg / Duesenberg
WDJoe Boyer25Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg
WDEddie Pullen25Duesenberg Straight 8Duesenberg / Duesenberg
WDL.L. Corum27FrontenacFrontenac / Frontenac

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ralph DePalma111
  Roscoe Sarles221
  Ralph DePalma3110108
  Tommy Milton11120090