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1951 Indy 500 Mile Sweepstakes (Rd 2; AAA Rd 1)

1951 Indianapolis International 500 Mile Sweepstakes
(Rd 2; AAA Rd 1, Qualifying, May ??th)
Pos No Driver Constructor/Engine Speed 
 1   18  Duke Nalon             Kurtis/Novi             136.498 mph
 2   99  Lee Wallard            Kurtis/Offy             135.039
 3    9  Jack McGrath           KK3000/Offy             134.303
 4   27  Duane Carter           Deidt/Offy              133.749
 5   16  Mauri Rose             Deidt/Offy              133.422
 6   98  Troy Ruttman           KK2000/Offy             132.314
 7   83  Mike Nazaruk (R) 	Kurtis/Offy             132.183
 8    3  Johnnie Parsons 	KK3000/Offy             132.154
 9    5  Tony Bettenhausen Sr. 	Deidt/Offy              131.950
10    4  Cecil Green            KK3000/Offy             131.892
11   59  Fred Agabashian        KK3000/Offy             135.029
12   25  Sam Hanks              KK3000/Offy             132.998
13   44  Walt Brown             KK3000/Offy             131.907
14    2  Walt Faulkner          Kuzma/Offy              136.872
15   73  Carl Scarborough       KK2000/Offy             135.614
16   10  Bill Schindler         KK2000/Offy             134.033
17    1  Henry Banks            Moore/Offy              133.899
18   23  Cliff Griffith         KK2000/Offy             133.839
19    8  Chuck Stevenson        Marchese/Offy           133.764
20   81  Bill Vukovich          Trevis/Offy             133.725
21   22  George Connor          Lesovsky/Offy           133.353
22   69  Gene Force             KK2000/Offy             133.102
23   19  Mack Hellings          Deidt/Offy              123.925
24   68  Carl Forberg           KK3000/Offy             132.890
25   48  Rodger Ward            Bromme/Offy             134.867
26   12  Johnny McDowell        Maserati/Offy           132.475
27   76  Jim Davies             Pawl/Offy               133.516
28   32  Chet Miller            Kurtis/Novi             135.798
29   52  Bobby Ball             Schroeder/Offy          134.098
30   26  Joe James              Watson/Offy             134.098
31   57  Andy Linden            Sherman/Offy            132.226
32    6  Duke Dinsmore          Schroeder/Offy          131.974
33   71  Bill Mackey            Hall/Offy               131.473

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Did Not Qualify, Bumped
     14  Roscoe Rann  	 Ewing Offy                     Did not qualify 
     15  Bill Johnson  	 Johnston Wayne                 Did not qualify 
     29  George Fonder 	 Ray Brady Sparks SC            Did not quality 
     34  Johnnie Tolan 	 Kurtis 2000 Offy               Did not quality 
     35  Frank Armi 	 Bardazon Offy                  Did not quality 
     36  George Lynch 	 Rassey Offy                    Did not qualify 
     45  Jackie Holmes 	 Adams Offy                     Did not quality 
     47  Jimmy Daywalt 	 Merkler Machine Works Offy SC 	Did not quality 
     56  Myron Fohr 	 Hill Offy 	                Did not qualify 
     58  Frank Armi 	 Scopa Offy 	                Did not quality 
     61  Norm Houser 	 Miller Offy 	                Did not qualify 
     62  Bill Cantrell 	 Motor Trends Wayne             Did not quality 
     63  George Fonder 	 Schroeder Offy                 Did not quality 
     64  Dick Page 	 Kurtis Offy                    Did not qualify 
     66  Kenny Eaton 	 Stevens Offy                   Did not qualify 
     67  Gordon Reid 	 Silnes Chevy                   Did not qualify 
     75  Leroy Warriner  Kurtis Offy                    Did not qualify 
     77  Doc Shanebrook  Stevens Offy                   Did not qualify 
     78  Ray Knepper 	 Silnes Offy                    Did not quality
     79  Bill Cantrell 	 Kurtis 4000 Offy SC            Did not qualify 
     82  Bob Scott 	 Bob Estes Mercury              Did not qualify 
     88  Joel Thorne 	 Adams Sparks                   Did not qualify 
     89  Danny Kladis 	 Miller 4RE Miller              Did not quality 

Did Not Qualify, Run Unfinished
      7 Paul Russo       Russo/Nichels Offy             Too slow 
     14 Jerry Hoyt       Ewing Offy                     Too slow 
     24 Jackie Holmes    Adams Offy                     Too slow
     31 Manny Ayulo      Lesovsky Offy                  Too slow 	
     37 Bob Sweikert     Kurtis 2000 Offy               Too slow 
     46 Bayliss Levrett  Silnes Offy                    Too slow 
     49 Joe Barzda       Maserati Offy                  Spun
     51 Bud Sennett      Maserati Maserati              Crashed
     53 George Fonder    Schroeder Offy                 Too slow 
     64 Frank Armi       Kurtis Duray                   Too slow 	
     72 Jimmy Bryan      Lesovsky Offy                  Too slow 	

Withdrawn Following Practice
     33 Jimmy Daywalt    Meyer Offy                     Crashed
     41 Mike Salay       Salay D Offy                   Crashed
     42 Bill Boyd        Gdula Offy                     Crashed

Did Not Appear
    100 Jean Achard      Talbot-Lago                    Did not appear

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1951 Indianapolis International 500 Mile Sweepstakes
(Rd 2; AAA Rd 1, 200 laps, May 30th)
Pos Driver Team Time / Gap
 1 99  Lee Wallard               Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser  3:57'38.05 
 2 83  Mike Nazaruk              Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    +1'47.24
 3  9  Manny Ayulo/Jack McGrath  Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    +2'51.39
 4 57  Andy Linden               Sherman/Offenhauser         +4'40.12
 5 52  Bobby Ball                Schroeder/Offenhauser       +4'52.23
 6  1  Henry Banks               Moore/Offenhauser           +5'40.02
 7 68  Carl Forberg              Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    193 Laps
 8 27  Duane Carter              Deidt/Offenhauser           180 Laps 
Did Not Finish:
    5  Tony Bettenhausen Sr      Deidt/Offenhauser           178 Laps (Spun)
   18  Duke Nalon                Kurtis Kraft/Novi           151 Laps (Stalled)
   69  Gene Force                Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    142 Laps (Engine)
   25  Sam Hanks Kurtis          Kraft/Offenhauser           135 Laps (Engine)
   10  Bill Schindler            Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    129 Laps (Engine)
   16  Mauri Rose                Deidt/Offenhauser           126 Laps (Accident) 
    2  Walt Faulkner             Kuzma/Offenhauser           123 Laps (Engine)
   76  Jimmy Davies              Pawl/Offenhauser            110 Laps (Axle)
   59  Fred Agabashian           Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    109 Laps (Clutch)
   73  Carl Scarborough          Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser    100 Laps (Axle)
   71  Bill Mackey               Hall/Offenhauser             97 Laps (Clutch)  
    8  Chuck Stevenson           Marchese/Offenhauser         93 Laps (Fire)
    3  Johnnie Parsons           Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser     87 Laps (Magneto)
    4  Cecil Green               Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser     80 Laps (Engine)
   98  Troy Ruttman              Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser     78 Laps (Engine)
    6  Duke Dinsmore             Schroeder/Offenhauser        73 Laps (Overheating)
   32  Chet Miller               Kurtis Kraft/Novi            56 Laps (Ignition)
   44  Walt Brown                Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser     55 Laps (Magneto)
   48  Rodger Ward               Bromme/Offenhauser           34 Laps (Oil pipe)
   23  Cliff Griffith            Kurtis Kraft/Offenhauser     30 Laps (Axle) 
   81  Bill Vukovich             Trevis/Offenhauser           29 Laps (Oil tank)
   22  George Connor             Lesovsky/Offenhauser         29 Laps (Transmission)
   19  Mack Hellings             Deidt/Offenhauser            18 Laps (Engine)
   12  Johnny McDowell           Maserati/Offenhauser         15 Laps (Fuel tank)
   26  Joe James                 Watson/Offenhauser            8 Laps (Transmission)
Fastest Lap:
       Lee Wallard               Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser     1:07.26 (Lap 23)

*Notes
Shared drivers:
Car #9: Manny Ayulo (100 laps), Jack McGrath (100 laps); points shared for 3rd position.

1951 Drivers’ Championship (Rd 2)
Pos Driver Points
1. Juan Manuel Fangio  9
2. Lee Wallard         9
3. Piero Taruffi       6
4. Mike Nazaruk        6
5. Giuseppe Farina     4

1951 AAA National Championship Trail (Rd 1)
Pos Driver Points
1. Lee Wallard      1000
2. Mike Nazaruk      800
3. Andy Linden       600
4. Bobby Ball        500
5. Henry Banks       400
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