1913 Indianapolis 500

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The 1913 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, or International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race, was held Friday, May 30, 1913.

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[edit] Official results

[edit] Qualification results

Entries required to complete one lap in excess of 75 mph (120.7 km/h) to qualify, but starting grid placement determined by draw from a hat the night preceding the race.

Row Far Inside Inside Center Outside Center Far Outside
1 Flag of United States Caleb Bragg
87.34 mph / 140.56 km/h
Flag of France Albert Guyot
80.75 mph / 129.95 km/h
Flag of United States Billy Liesaw
78.02 mph / 125.56 km/h
Flag of United States Robert Evans
82.01 mph / 131.98 km/h
2 Flag of United States Don Herr
82.84 mph / 133.32 km/h
Flag of United States Harry Grant
75.96 mph / 122.25 km/h
Flag of France Jules Goux
86.03 mph / 138.45 km/h
Flag of United States Teddy Tetzlaff
80.26 mph / 129.17 km/h
3 Flag of United States Bill Endicott
85.70 mph / 137.92 km/h
Flag of United States Harry Endicott
76.35 mph / 122.87 km/h
Flag of United States Billy Knipper
80.26 mph / 129.17 km/h
Flag of United States Ralph DePalma
(Flag of ItalyItalian-born)
76.30 mph / 122.79 km/h
4 Flag of France Theodore Pilette
75.52 mph / 121.54 km/h
Flag of Norway Gil Anderson
82.63 mph / 132.98 km/h
Flag of United States Willie Haupt
80.72 mph / 129.91 km/h
Flag of United States Charles Merz
84.46 mph / 135.93 km/h
5 Flag of United States Johnny Jenkins
82.84 mph / 133.32 km/h
Flag of Italy Vincenzo Trucco
81.94 mph / 131.87 km/h
Flag of United States Spencer Wishart
81.99 mph / 131.95 km/h
Flag of United States Howdy Wilcox
81.46 mph / 131.10 km/h
6 Flag of United States Bob Burman
84.17 mph / 135.46 km/h
Flag of United States Ralph Mulford
80.79 mph / 130.02 km/h
Flag of United States Louis Disbrow
82.76 mph / 133.19 km/h
Flag of United States Joe Nikrent
78.89 mph / 126.96 km/h
7 Flag of United States Jack Tower
88.23 mph / 141.99 km/h
Flag of Italy Paul Zuccarelli
85.83 mph / 138.13 km/h
Flag of United States George Clark
75.91 mph / 122.17 km/h

[edit] Race results

Pos No Driver Car Entrant Engine Cylinders Displacement Chassis Color Qual Spd Start Pos Laps Led Time Laps / Speed / Reason Out
1 16 Flag of France Jules Goux Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 4 448 in³ / 7.34 L Peugeot blue/white 86.03 mph / 138.45 km/h 7 138 6:35:05 200 - 75.933 mph / 122.202 km/h
2 22 Flag of United States Teddy Tetzlaff Mercer Mercer Motors Company Mercer 4 300 in³ / 4.92 L Mercer yellow 81.99 mph / 131.95 km/h 19 0 6:48:13 / +13:08 200 - 73.489 mph / 118.269 km/h
3 2 Flag of United States Charlie Merz Stutz Ideal Motor Car Company Wisconsin 4 400 in³ / 6.55 L Stutz white/red 84.46 mph / 135.93 km/h 16 0 6:48:49 / +13:44 200 - 73.382 mph / 118.097 km/h
4 9 Flag of France Albert Guyot Sunbeam Sunbeam Motor Car Company Sunbeam 6 368 in³ / 6.03 L Sunbeam gray 80.75 mph / 129.95 km/h 2 0 7:02:58 / +27:53 200 - 70.925 mph / 114.143 km/h
5 23 Flag of France Theodore Pilette Mercedes-Knight E.C. Patterson Knight 4 251 in³ / 4.11 L Mercedes gray/white 75.52 mph / 129.66 km/h 13 0 7:20:13 / +45:08 200 – 68.148 mph / 109.674 km/h
6 12 Flag of United States Howdy Wilcox Gray Fox Frank Fox Pope-Hartford 4 390 in³ / 6.39 L Pope-Hartford gray 81.46 mph / 131.10 km/h 20 0 7:23:26 / +48:21 200 – 67.653 mph / 108.877 km/h
7 29 Flag of United States Ralph Mulford Mercedes E. J. Schroeder Mercedes 4 449 in³ / 7.36 L Mercedes gray 80.79 mph / 130.02 km/h 22 0 7:28:05 / +53:00 200 – 66.951 mph / 107.747 km/h
8 31 Flag of United States Louis Disbrow Case J. I. Case T. M. Company Case 4 449 in³ / 7.36 L Case gray/red 82.76 mph / 133.19 km/h 23 0 7:29:09 / +54:04 200 – 66.793 mph / 107.493 km/h
9 9 Flag of United States Willie Haupt Mason Mason Motor Company Duesenberg 4 350 in³ / 5.74 L Duesenberg dark tan 80.72 mph / 129.91 km/h 15 0 7:52:35 / +1:17:30 200 – 63.481 mph / 102.163 km/h
10 19 Flag of United States George Clark Tulsa Tulsa Auto Manufacturing Company Wisconsin 4 340 in³ / 5.57 L Tulsa red/black 75.91 mph / 122.17 km/h 27 0 7:56:14 / +1:21:09 200 – 62.994 mph / 101.299 km/h
11 4 Flag of United States Bob Burman Keeton Keeton Motor Company Wisconsin 4 449 in³ / 7.36 L Keeton green/white 84.17 mph / 135.46 21 41 DNF flagged
12 3 Flag of Norway Gil Anderson Stutz Ideal Motor Car Company Wisconsin 4 400 in³ / 6.55 L Stutz white/red 82.63 mph / 132.98 km/h 14 18 DNF 187 – camshaft gears
13 5 Flag of United States Robert Evans Mason Mason Motor Company Duesenberg 4 350 in³ / 5.74 L Duesenberg dark tan 82.01 mph / 131.98 km/h 4 2 DNF 158 - clutch
14 17 Flag of United States Billy Liesaw Anel Will Tompson Buick 4 318 in³ / 5.21 L Buick orange/black 78.02 mph / 125.56 km/h 3 0 DNF 148 – loose rods
15 7 Flag of United States Caleb Bragg Mercer Mercer Motors Company Mercer 4 424 in³ / 6.95 L Mercer yellow 87.34 mph / 140.56 km/h 1 1 DNF 128 – pump shaft
16 10 Flag of United States Billy Knipper Henderson Henderson Motor Car Company Duesenberg 4 350 in³ / 5.74 L Knipper azure blue 80.26 mph / 129.17 km/h 11 0 DNF 125 – clutch
17 27 Flag of United States Teddy Tetzlaff Isotta Isotta Isotta 4 444 in³ / 7.28 L Isotta red/green 81.30 mph / 130.84 km/h 8 0 DNF 118 – drive train
18 32 Flag of United States Joe Nikrent Case J. I. Case T. M. Company Case 4 449 in³ / 7.36 L Case gray/red 78.89 mph / 126.96 km/h 24 0 DNF 67 – burned bearing
19 6 Flag of United States Jack Tower Mason Mason Motor Company Duesenberg 4 350 in³ / 5.74 L Duesenberg dark tan 88.23 mph / 141.99 km/h 25 0 DNF 51 – accident, first turn
20 28 Flag of Italy Vincenzo Trucco Isotta Isotta Isotta 4 444 in³ / 4.28 L Isotta red/green 81.94 mph / 131.87 km/h 18 0 DNF 39 – loose gas tank
21 16 Flag of United States Harry Endicott Nyberg Nyberg Auto Company Nyberg 6 377 in³ / 6.18 L Nyberg red 76.35 mph / 122.87 km/h 10 0 DNF 23 – transmission
22 29 Flag of Italy Paul Zuccarelli Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 4 448 in³ / 7.34 L Peugeot blue/white 85.83 mph / 138.13 km/h 26 0 DNF 18 – main bearing
23 10 Flag of United States Ralph DePalma
(Flag of ItalyItalian-born)
Mercer Mercer Motors Company Mercer 4 340 in³ / 5.57 L Mercer yellow 76.30 mph / 122.79 km/h 12 0 DNF 15 – burned bearing
24 26 Flag of United States Harry Grant Isotta Isotta Isotta 4 444 in³ / 4.28 L Isotta red/green 75.96 mph / 122.25 km/h 6 0 DNF 14 – gas tank
25 18 Flag of United States Johnny Jenkins Schacht Schacht Motor Car Company Schacht 4 299 in³ / 4.90 L Schacht red/white 82.84 mph / 133.32 km/h 17 0 DNF 13 – crankshaft
26 8 Flag of United States Don Herr Stutz Ideal Motor Car Company Wisconsin 4 400 in³ / 6.55 L Stutz white/red 82.84 mph / 133.32 km/h 5 0 DNF 7 – clutch shaft
27 33 Flag of United States Bill Endicott Case J. I. Case T. M. Co. Case 6 448 in³ / 7.34 L Case gray/red 85.70 mph / 137.92 km/h 9 0 DNF 1 – drive shaft

[edit] References

Indianapolis 500 Chronicle, 1999, Rick Pope
2006 Indianapolis 500 Official Program


1912 Indianapolis 500
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1913 Indianapolis 500
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