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1950 Indy 500 Mile Sweepstakes (Rd 3; AAA Rd 1)


1950 Indianapolis International 500 Mile Sweepstakes
(Rd 3; AAA Rd 1, Qualifying, May ??th)
Pos No Driver Constructor Lap Gap 
 1. 98  Walt Faulkner      Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:27.97
 2. 28  Fred Agabashian    Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:31.10 + 3.13
 3. 31  Mauri Rose         Deidt-Offenhauser         4:32.07 + 4.10
 4.  5  George Connor      Lesovsky-Offenhauser      4:32.39 + 4.42
 5.  1  Johnnie Parsons    Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:32.43 + 4.46
 6. 49  Jack McGrath       Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:33.00 + 5.03
 7. 69  Duke Dinsmore      Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:34.67 + 6.70
 8. 14  Tony Bettenhausen  Deidt-Offenhauser         4:34.92 + 6.95
 9. 17  Joie Chitwood      Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:35.32 + 7.35
10.  3  Bill Holland       Deidt-Offenhauser         4:35.90 + 7.93
11. 59  Pat Flaherty       Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:37.76 + 9.79
12. 54  Cecil Green        Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:30.86 + 2.89
13. 18  Duane Carter       Stevens-Offenhauser       4:33.42 + 5.45
14. 21  Spider Webb        Maserati-Offenhauser      4:37.46 + 9.49
15. 81  Jerry Hoyt         Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:37.95 + 9.98
16.  2  Myron Fohr         Marchese-Offenhauser      4:33.32 + 5.35
17. 24  Bayliss Levrett    Adams-Offenhauser         4:34.43 + 6.46
18. 45  Dick Rathmann      Watson-Offenhauser        4:34.96 + 6.99
19.  7  Paul Russo         Nichels-Offenhauser       4:35.25 + 7.28
20.  4  Walt Brown         Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:35.96 + 7.99
21. 12  Henry Banks        Maserati-Offenhauser      4:37.68 + 9.71
22. 67  Bill Schindler     Snowberger-Offenhauser    4:31.31 + 3.34
23.  8  Lee Wallard        Moore-Offenhauser         4:31.83 + 3.86
24. 55  Troy Ruttman       Lesovsky-Offenhauser      4:32.91 + 4.94
25. 23  Sam Hanks Kurtis   Kraft-Offenhauser         4:33.57 + 5.60
26. 15  Mack Hellings      Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:35.32 + 7.35
27. 22  Jimmy Davies       Ewing-Offenhauser         4:36.07 + 8.10
28. 76  Jim Rathmann       Wetteroth-Offenhauser     4:37.01 + 9.04
29. 27  Walt Ader          Rae-Offenhauser           4:37.05 + 9.08
30. 77  Jackie Holmes      Olson-Offenhauser         4:37.57 + 9.60
31. 75  Gene Hartley       Langley-Offenhauser       4:38.61 + 10.64
32. 61  Jimmy Jackson      Kurtis Kraft-Cummins      4:38.62 + 10.65
33. 62  Johnny McDowell    Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser  4:37.58 + 9.61
Did Not Qualify
     9  Andy Linden        Bromme-Offenhauser
     9  Bud Rose           Bromme-Offenhauser
    10  Bill Vukovich      Maserati-Maserati
    10  Hal Cole           Kurtis-Kraft-Offenhauser
    16  Ted Duncan         Kurtis-Kraft-Offenhauser
    19  Ralph Pratt        Bardazon-Offenhauser
    19  Kenny Eaton        Bardazon-Offenhauser
    25  Johnny Mauro       Alfa Romeo-Alfa Romeo
    26  George Fonder      Deidt-Sparks
    29  Charles Van Acker  Stevens-Offenhauser
    33  Joel Thorne        Kurtis-Kraft-Sparks
    34  Johnny Fedricks    Kupiec-Offenhauser
    36  George Lynch       Snowberger-Offenhauser
    38  Duke Nalon         Kurtis-Kraft-Novi
    39  Danny Kladis       Maserati-Maserati
    41  Milt Fankhouser    Stevens-Offenhauser
    43  Chet Miller        Kurtis-Kraft-Novi
    44  Bill Cantrell      Kurtis-Kraft-Offenhauser
    47  Ralph Pratt        Gdula-Offenhauser
    51  Mark Light         Stevens-Offenhauser
    52  Mark Light         Meyer-Offenhauser
    52  Dick Frazier       Meyer-Offenhauser
    58  Billy Devore       Scopa-Offenhauser
    63  Joe James          Kurtis-Kraft-Offenhauser
    63  Bob Gregg          Kurtis-Kraft-Offenhauser
    64  Bob Sweikert       Wetteroth-Offenhauser
    65  Marvin Burke       Kurtis-Kraft-Duray
    65  Norm Houser        Kurtis-Kraft-Duray
    66  Cliff Griffith     Miller-Offenhauser
    74  Carl Forberg       Miller-Offenhauser
    78  Cy Marshall        Miller-Miller
    79  Chuck Leighton     Cantarano-Wayne
    82  Joe James          Weidel-Mercury
    83  Al Miller          Miller-Miller
    84  Mike Burch         Miller-Offenhauser
    85  Manuel Ayulo       Maserati-Offenhauser
    85  Jim Rigsby         Maserati-Offenhauser
    87  Bill Vukovich      Rounds Rocket-Offenhauser
    99  Kenny Eaton        Kurtis-Kraft-Offenhauser
    99  Emil Andres        Kurtis-Kraft-Offenhauser
1950 Indianapolis International 500 Mile Sweepstakes
(Rd 3; AAA Rd 1, 138 laps, May 30th)
Pos Driver Team Time / Gap
1   1   Johnnie Parsons                  Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser 2:46'55.97
2   3   Bill Holland                     Deidt/Offenhauser            +1 lap
3   31  Mauri Rose                       Deidt/Offenhauser            +1 lap
4   54  Cecil Green                      Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser     +1 lap
5   17  Joie Chitwood/Tony Bettenhausen  Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    +2 laps
6   8   Lee Wallard                      Moore/Offenhauser           +2 laps
7   98  Walt Faulkner                    Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    +3 laps
8   5   George Connor                    Lesovsky/Offenhauser        +3 laps
9   7   Paul Russo                       Nichels/Offenhauser         +3 laps
10  59  Pat Flaherty                     Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    +3 laps
11  2   Myron Fohr                       Marchese/Offenhauser        +5 laps
12  18  Duane Carter                     Stevens/Offenhauser         +5 laps
13  15  Mack Hellings                    Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    +6 laps
14r 49  Jack McGrath                     Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    +7 laps (DNF)
15  55  Troy Ruttman                     Lesovsky/Offenhauser        +8 laps
16  75  Gene Hartley                     Langley/Offenhauser        +10 laps
17  22  Jimmy Davies                     Ewing/Offenhauser          +10 laps
18  62  Johnny McDowell                  Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser   +10 laps
19  4   Walt Brown                       Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser   +11 laps
20  21  Spider Webb                      Maserati/Offenhauser       +12 laps
21  81  Jerry Hoyt                       Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser   +13 laps
22  27  Walt Ader                        Rae/Offenhauser            +15 laps
23r 77  Jackie Holmes                    Olson/Offenhauser          +15 laps (DNF)
24  76  Jim Rathmann                     Wetteroth/Offenhauser      +16 laps
Retirements:
    12  Henry Banks/Fred Agabashian      Maserati/Offenhauser       +26 laps
    67  Bill Schindler                   Snowberger/Offenhauser     +27 laps
    24  Bayliss Levrett/Bill Cantrell    Adams/Offenhauser          +30 laps
    28  Fred Agabashian                  Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser   +74 laps
    61  Jimmy Jackson                    Kurtis Kraft/Cummins       +86 laps
    23  Sam Hanks                        Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser   +96 laps
    14  Tony Bettenhausen                Deidt/Offenhauser         +108 laps
    45  Dick Rathmann                    Watson/Offenhauser        +113 laps
    69  Duke Dinsmore                    Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser  +128 laps
Fastest Lead Lap:
        Johnnie Parsons                  1:09.77

Notes:
Race stopped by rain after lap 138
Shared drivers:
Car #17: Joie Chitwood (82 laps), Tony Bettenhausen (54 laps); points shared for 5th position.
Car #12: Henry Banks (71 laps), Fred Agabashian (41 laps).
Car #24: Bayliss Levrett (105 laps), Bill Cantrell (3 laps).
Records:
First win in World Championship: Firestone Tyres.

1950 Drivers’ Championship (Rd 3)
Pos Driver Points
1. Giuseppe Farina     9
2. Juan Manuel Fangio  9
3. Johnnie Parsons     9
4. Luigi Fagioli       6
5. Alberto Ascari      6

1950 AAA National Championship Trail (Rd 1)
Pos Driver Points
1. Johnnie Parsons   690
2. Bill Holland      552
3. Mauri Rose        483
4. Cecil Green       414
5. Lee Wallard       276
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