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1937 George Vanderbilt Cup


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 2 of 3
Monday, July 5, 1937 at Roosevelt Raceway, Westbury, NY
90 laps on a 3.333 mile road course (299.970 miles)

Time of race: 3:33:39
Average speed: 82.564 mph
Pole speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 51.03 sec
Attendance: 80000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1937 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1937 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 24   Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union AGAuto Union / Auto Union9022100running75600
2 415   Richard Seaman Daimler-Benz AGMercedes / Mercedes9010300running7495
3 314   Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast   (Bill White)Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo909250running0405
4 89   Ernst von Delius Auto Union AGAuto Union / Auto Union903500running0330
5 610   Nino Farina Scuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo903000running0256.5
61522   Joel Thorne Joel ThorneAlfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo903700running0225
71818   Bill Cummings Boyle Valve   (J. Moore)Miller / Offy905300running0195
82172   Ken Fowler F.M. GardnerPackard / Miller903100running0163.5
92145   Wilbur Shaw Enzo FiermonteMaserati / Maserati901500running0135
102854   Herb Ardinger Chicago Rawhide   (Lewis Welch)Welch / Offy902400running0105
111733   Frank Wearne Fink Auto   (Paul Weirick)Miller90500running075
122331   Chet Gardner Burd Piston Ring   (Chet Gardner)Duesenberg / Offy90500running045
132224   Frank Brisko Elgin Piston Pin   (Frank Brisko)Stevens / Brisko87500running0 
142765   Milt Marion Milt MarionMiller78500running0 
15161   Mauri Rose Burd Piston Ring   (T.B. Martin)Maserati / Maserati85500universal joint0 
162016   Eugen Bjornstadt Balmacaam TeamAlfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo60500transmission0 
17 93   Ted Horn Harry HartzWetteroth / Miller59500transmission0 
181217   George Connor Joe MarksAdams / Miller55500transmission0 
192567   Ora Bean Robert B. LynchAmbler / Ambler42500flywheel bolt0 
201325   Kelly Petillo Kelly PetilloWetteroth / Miller39500pinion bearing0 
21142   Jimmy Snyder Boyle Valve   (Mike Boyle)Miller / Miller39500transmission0 
223019   Harry Lewis Michel de BaetsStudebaker / Studebaker25500magneto0 
231949   Henry Banks Louis KimmelKimmel / Offy24500axle0 
24 112   Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz AGMercedes / Mercedes17500supercharger8 
25 55   Tazio Nuvolari Scuderia FerrariAlfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo16500connecting rod0 
262927   Al Cusick Gustav-SchumacherSchumacher-Cusick / Ford11500hub0 
271121   Babe Stapp Henry ToppingMaserati / Maserati8500piston0 
281044   Ronney Householder Ronnie HouseholderStevens / Miller8500oil line0 
29 77   Billy Winn Boyle Valve   (Billy Winn)Summers / Miller8500transmission0 
302666   Gus Zarka G. WattsAmbler / Ambler2500connecting rod0 

Relief Drivers:

Car #10: Tazio Nuvolari (16 laps)
Car #72: Ken Fowler (4 laps), 1.5 points)

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Deacon Litz8Malmacaan TeamMaserati / Maserati
Bob Swanson28Bob SwansonBugatti / Bugatti
Shorty Cantlon34Shorty CantlonMiller / Miller
Vern Ornduff42F. GriswoldAlfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
Lucky Teter43Fowler
Enzo Fiermonte45Enzo FiermonteMaserati / Maserati
Lewis Balus46Virgil WilliamsWillams
Ben Brandfon63Ben BrandfonDuesenberg / Duesenberg
WDJohn Moretti46Virgil WilliamsWillams

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bernd Rosemeyer122
  Rudolf Caracciola3108
  Bernd Rosemeyer113929
  Richard Seaman40467
  Bernd Rosemeyer479044