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1941 International 500


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 1 of 3
Friday, May 30, 1941 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:20:36
Average speed: 115.117 mph
Pole speed: 128.691 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 89.95 sec
Attendance: 160000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1941 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1941 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11716   Floyd Davis Noc-Out Hose Clamp   (Lou Moore)Wetteroth / Offy20029200running39360
2 21   Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast   (Charles Bowes)Stevens / Winfield SC20014850running38825
3284   Ted Horn T. E. C.   (Art Sparks)Adams / Sparks SC2006863running0675
41054   Ralph Hepburn Bowes Seal Fast   (Lewis Welch)Miller / Novi SC2004575running0550
5 734   Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Hose Clamp   (Cliff Bergere)Wetteroth / Offy2004375running10450
6 941   Chet Miller Boyle Racing Headquarters   (Mike Boyle)Miller FD / Miller2002438running0375
7 415   Harry McQuinn Ziffrin   (Bill White)Alfa Romeo / Weil / Alfa Romeo SC2002063running0157.6
8 67   Frank Wearne Bill Holabird   (Arthur M. Sims)Shaw / Offy2001788running0275
91845   Paul Russo Leader Card   (Carl Marchese)Marchese / Miller SC2001738running0181
102029   Tommy Hinnershitz Joe MarksAdams / Offy2001538running0105
112453   Louis Tomei H-3   (Hughes Brothers)Miller FD / Offy200938running0125
123155   Al Putnam Schoof   (Val Johnson)Wetteroth / Offy200763running057.4
132626   Overton Phillips Overton PhillipsBugatti / Miller187625running0 
142725   Joie Chitwood Blue Crown Spark Plug   (Joe Lencki)Lencki / Lencki177620running0 
153017   Duke Nalon Elgin Piston PinMaserati / Maserati SC173640running0 
161314   George Connor Boyle Racing Headquarters   (Mike Boyle)Stevens / Offy167660transmission0 
171247   Everett Saylor Bowes Seal Fast   (Mark Bowles)Weil / Offy155605crash0 
18 32   Wilbur Shaw Boyle Racing HeadquartersMaserati / Maserati SC1515875crash107 
19 823   Billy DeVore Hollywood Payday   (Fred Surber)Stevens / Offy121595connecting rod0 
202562   Tony Willman George LyonsStevens / Offy117615connecting rod0 
211142   Russ Snowberger Jim Hussey   (Russ Snowberger)Snowberger / Offy107585water pump0 
222932   Deacon Litz Sampson 16   (Alden Sampson)Stevens / Sampson SC89555lubrication0 
23228   Frank Brisko Zollner Piston   (Frank Brisko)Stevens FD / Brisko70600valve0 
24 536   Doc Williams Indiana FurCooper FD / Offy68620radiator0 
251610   George Robson Gilmore Red Lion   (Leon Duray)Weil / Duray SC66565oil leak0 
26 13   Mauri Rose Elgin Piston Pin   (Lou Moore)Maserati / Maserati SC601035spark plugs6 
271922   Kelly Petillo American Airlines   (Kelly Petillo)Wetteroth / Offy48605connecting rod0 
281412   Al Miller Miller   (Eddie Offutt)Miller RE4D / Miller SC22575transmission0 
29219   Mel Hansen Lou FageolMiller FD / Offy11595transmission0 
301519   Emil Andres Kennedy Tank   (Joe Lencki)Lencki / Lencki5540crash0 
31235   Joel Thorne Thorne Engineering   (Joel Thorne)Adams / Sparks5535crash0 
323235   George Barringer Miller   (Eddie Offutt)Miller RE4D / Miller SC0530did not start0 
333328   Sam Hanks Tom Joyce 7-Up   (Ed Walsh)Kurtis / Offy0525did not start0 

Relief Drivers:

Car #16: Mauri Rose (129 laps)
Car #15: Kelly Petillo (103 laps)
Car #29: George Robson (80 laps)
Car #45: Louis Durant (39 laps), 44 points)
Car #55: Louis Durant (47 laps), 17.6 points)
Car #26: Mel Hansen (84 laps)

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Shorty Cantlon
Rene LeBegue21Talbot-LagoTalbot-Lago / Talbot-Lago
Roy Russing22American AirlinesKelly PetilloWetteroth / Offy
Jean Trevoux24Talbot-LagoTalbot-Lago / Talbot-Lago
George Robson37Greenfield Super ServiceMagnee & NowiakStudebaker
Ira Hall38Louis KimmelVolker
Louis Durant44G & SMercury
Bill Lipscomb57GreeneMiller