Monday 30 may 1916

6th INDY 500

BOX SCORE
Time of Race : 3 h 34 m 17
Average Speed : 84,001
Cautions : -
Margin of Victory : 1 mn 57 s 57
Fastest Lap : -
Purse for the Winner : 12.000 $
Total Purse : 30.000 $
Pace car : Packard 6  (driven by Frank E. SMITH)
                                                              
                     
Race shortened to 120 laps due to World War I
             
01-Dario Resta (Peugeot Auto Racing Co.) 120 laps.jpg
01-Dario Resta
(Peugeot Auto Racing Co.)
120 laps
02- (R) Wilbur DAlene (Duesenberg).jpg
02- (R) Wilbur D'Alene
(Duesenberg Brothers)
120 laps
03-Ralph Mulford (Peugeot).jpg
03-Ralph Mulford
(Ralph Mulford)
120 laps
04-Josef Christiaens (Sunbeam).jpg
04-Josef Christiaens
(Sunbeam Motor Car Co.)
120 laps
05-Barney Oldfield (Delage).jpg
05-Barney Oldfield
(Barney Oldfield)
120 laps
06- (R) Pete Henderson (Maxwell).jpg
06- (R) Pete Henderson
(Prest O-Line Racing Team)
120 laps
07-Howdy Wilcox (Premier).jpg
07-Howdy Wilcox
(Indianapolis Speedway Team)
120 laps
08- (R) Art Johnson (Crawford-Duesenberg).jpg
08- (R) Art Johnson
(William Chandler)
120 laps
09-Billy Chandler (Crawford-Duesenberg).jpg
09-William Chandler
(William Chandler)
120 laps
10- (R) Ora Haibe (Osteweg-Wisconsin).jpg
10- (R) Ora Haibe
(S. Ostewig)
120 laps
11-Tom Alley (Duesenberg).jpg
11-Tom Alley
(Ogren Motor Car Co.)
120 laps
12-Louis Chevrolet (Frontenac).jpg
12-Louis Chevrolet
(Chevrolet Brothers)
82 laps
CONNECTING ROD
13-Gil Andersen (Premier).jpg
13-Gil Andersen
(Indianapolis Speedway Team)
75 laps
OIL LINE
14- (R) Dave Lewis (Crawford-Duesenberg).jpg
14- (R) Dave Lewis
(William Chandler)
71 laps
GAS TANK
15-Johnny Aitken (Peugeot).jpg
15-Johnny Aitken
(Indianapolis Speedway Team)
69 laps
VALVE
16- (R) Jules DeVigne (Delage).jpg
16- (R) Jules DeVigne
(Harry Harkness)
61 laps
CRASH
17- (R) Tom Rooney (Premier).jpg
17- (R) Tom Rooney
(Indianapolis Speedway Team)
48 laps
CRASH
18-Arthur Chevrolet (Frontenac).jpg
18-Arthur Chevrolet
(Chevrolet Brothers)
35 laps
MAGNETO
19-Charlie Merz (Peugeot).jpg
19-Charlie Merz
(Indianapolis Speeday Team)
25 laps
LUBRIFICATION
20-Eddie Rickenbacker (Mexwell).jpg
20-Eddie Rickenbacker
(Prest O-Line Racing Team)
9 laps
STEERING
21- (R) Aldo Franchi (Peugeot-Sunbeam).jpg
21- (R) Aldo Franchi
(Aldo Franchi)
9 laps
ENGINE TROUBLE
     


Laps Leaders :

Dario  RESTA   103 laps
Eddie  RICKENBACKER   9 laps
Johnny  AITKEN    8 laps

Reliefs :

N°    4 Pete HENDERSON relevied by Eddie RICKENBACKER
N°  21 Jules DeVIGNE relevied by Jack LeCAIN
N°  24 William CHANDLER relevied by Frank ELLIOTT
N°  29 Howdy WILCOX relevied by Gil ANDERSON