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AAA Champ Car Series race number 1 of 5
Thursday, May 30, 1929 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile brick track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 5:07:25
Average speed: 97.586 mph
Pole speed: 120.599 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 383.79 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1929 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1929 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 62   Ray Keech Simplex Piston Ring   (M.A. Yagle)Miller / Miller SC20031950running46 
2 81   Louis Meyer Miller   (Alden Sampson II)Miller / Miller SC20020400running65 
32353   Jimmy Gleason A.S. DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg SC2007250running0 
42543   Carl Marchese Marchese BrothersMiller / Miller SC2004350running0 
52142   Freddie Winnai A.S. DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg SC2003600running0 
62848   Speed Gardner Chromolite   (F.P. Cramer)Miller / Miller SC2002200running0 
7146   Louis Chiron Delage   (Louis Chiron)Delage / Delage SC2001800running0 
8 79   Billy Arnold Boyle Valve   (Cliff Woodbury)Miller / Miller SC2001600running0 
93225   Cliff Bergere Armacost Miller   (Cliff Bergere)Miller FD / Miller SC2001500running0 
102234   Fred Frame Cooper Engineering   (Earl Cooper)Cooper FD / Miller SC1932500running11 
112928   Frank Brisko Burbach   (Frank Brisko)Miller / Miller SC180468running0 
121817   Phil Shafer Miller   (Phil Shafer)Miller FD / Miller SC150465running0 
13133   Lou Moore Majestic Miller   (Charles Haase)Miller / Miller SC1982662connecting rod22 
142636   Frank Farmer Miller   (William Albertson)Miller / Miller SC140459supercharger0 
152449   Wesley Crawford Miller   (Marian Batten)Fengler / Miller SC127456supercharger0 
16174   Peter Kreis Detroit   (Tommy Milton)Detroit FD / Miller SC91453engine0 
171123   Tony Gulotta Packard Cable   (Leon Duray)Miller / Miller SC91450supercharger0 
18195   Bob McDonogh Miller FD   (M.R. Dodds)Miller FD / Miller SC74447oil tank0 
193346   Bill Lindau Pittsburgh   (Painter & Hufnagle)Miller / Miller SC70444valve0 
202731   Herman Schurch Miller   (Louis Schneider)Miller / Miller SC70441fuel leak0 
211638   Johnny Seymour Cooper Engineering   (Earl Cooper)Cooper FD / Miller SC65538rear axle0 
22 221   Leon Duray Packard Cable   (Leon Duray)Miller FD / Miller SC651135carburetor7 
233029   Rick Decker Miller   (Rick Decker)Miller / Miller SC61432supercharger0 
24 926   Deacon Litz Rusco Durac   (Deacon Litz)Miller / Miller SC565329connecting rod49 
253127   Bert Karnatz Richard Brothers   (Reed & Mulligan)Miller FD / Miller SC50426fuel leak0 
262047   Ernie Triplett Buckeye Duesenberg   (C.H. Cunard)Duesenberg / Duesenberg SC48423connecting rod0 
271012   Russ Snowberger Cooper Engineering   (Earl Cooper)Cooper FD / Miller SC45420supercharger0 
28 432   Babe Stapp Spindler Miller   (Bill White)Duesenberg / Miller SC40417universal joint0 
291535   Jules Moriceau Thompson ProductsAmilcar / Ambler SC30414crash0 
30 537   Pete DePaolo Boyle Valve   (Cliff Woodbury)Miller FD / Miller SC25411steering arm0 
31 318   Ralph Hepburn Packard Cable   (Leon Duray)Miller FD / Miller SC14408transmission0 
321210   Bill Spence A.S. DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg SC14403fatal crash0 
33 18   Cliff Woodbury Boyle Valve   (Cliff Woodbury)Miller FD / Miller SC3400crash0 

Relief Drivers:

Car #53: Thane Houser (12 laps); Ernie Triplett (56 laps); Jimmy Gleason (54 laps)
Car #42: L.L. Corum (4 laps); Roscoe Ford (77 laps); Fred Winnai (24 laps)
Car #48: Chet Gardner (51 laps); Speed Gardner (14 laps); Chet Gardner (104 laps)
Car #9: Cliff Woodbury (6 laps); Fred Roberts (110 laps); Billy Arnold (54 laps)
Car #25: Peter Kreis (53 laps); Cliff Bergere (54 laps)
Car #34: Johnny Seymour (51 laps)
Car #17: Cliff Woodbury (4 laps); Russ Snowberger (5 laps); Phil Shafer (82 laps)
Car #3: Barney Kleopfer (106 laps)
Car #36: Bill Albertson (16 laps); Frank Farmer (6 laps)
Car #49: Ted Simpson (26 laps); Zeke Meyer (54 laps); Ted Simpson (19 laps); Dave Evans (1 lap)
Car #31: Jack Buxton (9 laps); Bert Karnatz (2 laps)
Car #21: Ralph Hepburn (24 laps)
Car #29: Jimmy Rossi (12 laps); Rick Decker (5 laps)

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bill AlbertsonMillerMiller / Miller SC
Dave Evans
Ira Hall
Jim Hill
Ray Smith
Cliff Durant4DetroitTommy MiltonDetroit FD / Miller SC
Zeke Meyer16MillerMiller / Miller SC
Chet Gardner19Boyle ValveMiller / Miller SC
Bob Robinson24DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg SC
Myron Stevens33Bill WhiteMiller / Miller SC
Thane Houser41DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg SC
Ralph DePalma44MillerMiller / Miller SC
Sam Grecco45MillerMiller / Miller SC
C.H. Cunard47BuckeyeC. H. CunardDuesenberg / Duesenberg SC
Joe Baker51GreenGreen / Green SC
John Vance51GreenGreen / Green SC
Steve Smith52Rausie
Frank Sweigert54DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg SC
Ralph Miller55Hoefle
Henry Turgeon56MillerMiller FD / Miller SC
WDPhil Pardee44MillerMiller / Miller SC
WDFranco Comotti57TalbotTalbot / Talbot

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Leon Duray177
  Deacon Litz85649
  Lou Moore57604
  Louis Meyer61611
  Lou Moore627918
  Louis Meyer809415
  Fred Frame9510511
  Ray Keech1061083
  Louis Meyer10915749
  Ray Keech15820043