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AAA Champ Car Series race number 1 of 2
Monday, May 30, 1938 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile brick track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:15:38
Average speed: 117.2 mph
Pole speed: 125.506 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 235.27 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1938 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1938 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 123   Floyd Roberts Burd Piston Ring   (Lou Moore)Wetteroth / Miller20031075running921000
2 71   Wilbur Shaw Wilbur ShawShaw / Offy20014425running0825
3 53   Chet Miller IBEW   (Mike Boyle)Summers FD / Offy2007350running0675
4 62   Ted Horn Miller-Hartz   (Harry Hartz)Wetteroth / Miller SC2004600running0550
51838   Chet Gardner Burd Piston Ring   (Joe Lencki)Rigling / Offy2004100running0450
61454   Herb Ardinger Offenhauser   (Lewis Welch)Miller FD / Offy1992625running0213
72545   Harry McQuinn Carl MarcheseMarchese / Miller1972175running0188.1
83058   Billy DeVore PR & W   (Joel Thorne)Stevens / Offy1851925running0275
91322   Joel Thorne Thorne EngineeringShaw FD / Offy1851775running0225
101729   Frank Wearne Indiana Fur   (Paul Weirick)Adams / Offy1811650running0175
113343   Duke Nalon Kohler-Miller   (Henry Kohlert)Fengler / Miller1781025running0125
122912   George Bailey Barbasol   (Leon Duray)Weil / Duray SC166825clutch075
13 927   Mauri Rose IBEW   (Boyle Racing)Maserati / Maserati SC165650supercharger0 
141016   Ronney Householder Thorne-Sparks   (Joel Thorne)Adams / Sparks SC154695supercharger0 
15156   Jimmy Snyder Sparks-Thorne   (Joel Thorne)Adams / Sparks SC1503390supercharger92 
16125   Louis Meyer Bowes Seal Fast   (Bowes Racing)Stevens / Winfield SC149635oil pump0 
17 417   Tony Gulotta Hamilton-Harris   (Tony Gulotta)Stevens / Offy130680connecting rod0 
182255   Al Miller Dumont Pepsi   (Jack Holly)Miller / Miller125625clutch0 
191915   George Connor Marks-Miller   (Joe Marks)Adams / Miller119620engine0 
20329   Cliff Bergere Kraft Real Rye   (George Lyons)Stevens / Miller SC111615piston0 
213133   Henry Banks Louis KimmelMiller / Volker109610rod bearing0 
222135   Kelly Petillo Petillo   (Kelly Petillo)Wetteroth / Offy100955camshaft0 
232421   Louis Tomei POB Perfect Seal   (H.E. Winn)Miller / Miller88625connecting rod0 
24167   Bill Cummings IBEW   (Boyle Racing)Miller FD / Miller72620radiator0 
25 214   Russ Snowberger D-X   (Russ Snowberger)Snowberger FD / Miller56640connecting rod0 
26 834   Babe Stapp McCoy Auto Service   (Bill White)Weil / Miller54585valve0 
272610   Tony Willman Murrell BelangerStevens / Miller47580valve0 
28 38   Rex Mays Alfa-Romeo   (Bill White)Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo SC451125supercharger16 
292842   Emil Andres Elgin Piston PinAdams / Brisko45620crash0 
302737   Ira Hall Greenfield Service   (Magnee & Nowiak)Nowiak / Studebaker44565crash0 
311126   Frank Brisko Shur-Stop Brakes   (Frank Brisko)Stevens FD / Brisko39585oil line0 
322336   Al Putnam Troy Tydol   (Arthur Sims)Stevens / Miller15555crankshaft0 
332047   Shorty Cantlon Kamm's   (Thomas O'Brien)Stevens / Miller SC13550supercharger0 

Relief Drivers:

Car #54: Cliff Bergere (78 laps); Russ Snowberger (9 laps)
Car #45: Tony Willman (83 laps)
Car #16: Billy Winn (16 laps)

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ralph Hepburn4Harry A. MillerMiller / Miller
Billy Winn18, 24
George Bailey25Harry A. MillerMiller / Miller
Fred Frame32Hulbert DuesenbergDuesenberg / Duesenberg
Frankie Beeder45Carl MarcheseMarchese / Miller
Doc Williams46Ben BeenMiller / Miller
Charles Crawford51, 31Al Stewart, Phil Shafer
Deacon Litz52Alden Sampson / Deacon LitzOffy
Johnny Sawyer53UhlDuesenberg / Duesenberg
Tazio Nuvolari54OffenhauserLewis WelchMiller / Offy
Johnny Seymour56Clemons Independent Suspension
Jack Petticord57Miller-DuesenbergMiller / Duesenberg
Floyd Davis59Walt WoestmanMcDowell