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1950 Detroit 100


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AAA Champ Car Series race number 8 of 13
Sunday, September 10, 1950 at Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit, MI
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:12:25
Average speed: 82.846 mph
Pole speed: 89.308 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 10000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1950 AAA Champ Car Series results   /   1950 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 38   Henry Banks Blue Crown Spark Plug   (Lou Moore)Moore / Offy1004896running12200
2 622   Jimmy Davies Pat ClancyEwing / Offy1003468running0160
31454   Cecil Green John ZinkKurtis / Offy1001836running0140
4 598   Walt Faulkner J.C. AgajanianKurtis / Offy1001326running0120
51869   Duke Dinsmore Brown MotorKurtis / Offy1001224running0100
6112   Chuck Stevenson Bardahl Oil Company   (Carl Marchese)Marchese / Offy991020running080
71045   Joe James Bob EstesWatson / Offy97816running060
81524   Andy Linden Dick PalmerMarks / Offy96765running050
91662   George Connor Peter Wales Trucking   (Peter Wales)Kurtis / Offy94714running040
10 299   Tony Bettenhausen Murrell BelangerKurtis / Offy88663rear end4030
11 155   Troy Ruttman Bowes Seal Fast   (Charles Bowes)Lesovsky / Offy87612carburetor4820
12 723   Neal Carter Marion Engineering   (Milt Marion)Kurtis / Offy85510dnf010
13 417   Duke Nalon H.A. ChapmanKurtis / Offy83459out of fuel0 
141215   Mack Hellings Tuffy's Offy   (Carmine Tuffanelli)Kurtis / Offy74408out of fuel0 
15 811   Bill Schindler Grancor   (Granatelli-Sabourin)Kurtis / Offy23357dnf0 
16 91   Johnnie Parsons Jim RobbinsKurtis / Offy21306crash0 
171349   Jack McGrath Jack HinkleKurtis / Offy7204dnf0 
18177   Paul Russo Russo-NichelsRusso-Nichels / Offy4204dnf0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Walt Brown4Tuffy's OffyCarmine TuffanelliKurtis / Offy
George Connor5Mohawk ChieftainLou & Bruce BrommeBromme / Offy
Cliff Griffith25DunlopFloyd TrevisDunlop-Trevis / Offy
Harry Turner34Murrell BelangerWetteroth / Offy
Fred Agabashian36Auto ShippersLou RasseySnowberger / Offy
Lee Wallard39Joe ShaheenHill / Offy
Milt Fankhauser41Karl HallStevens / Offy
Bill Mackey58ScopaScopa / Offy
Carl Scarborough74Larry JewellMiller / Offy
Spider Webb75Troy OilJoe LangleyLangley / Offy
Bob Harnar78Vulcan ToolRalph MillerRalph Miller / Ralph Miller
Ray Knepper86Bardahl Oil CompanyWilliam SchoofWetteroth / Offy

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Troy Ruttman14848
  Tony Bettenhausen498840
  Henry Banks8910012