Race Results for the 1931 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 13 23 Louis Schneider Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Miller 96.629 200 39 $29,500
2 8 34 Fred Frame Duesenberg Duesenberg/Duesenberg 96.406 200 0 $12,650
3 10 19 Ralph Hepburn Harry Miller Miller/Miller 94.224 200 0 $6,350
4 35 21 Myron Stevens (R) Jadson Stevens/Miller 94.142 200 0 $4,000
5 1 4 Russ Snowberger Russell "8" Snowberger/Studebaker 49.090 200 0 $3,500
6 20 33 Jimmy Gleason Duesenberg Duesenberg/Duesenberg 93.605 200 0 $2,200
7 5 25 Ernie Triplett Buckeye Duesenberg/Duesenberg 63.041 200 0 $1,800
8 9 36 H.W. Stubblefield (R) Jones-Miller Willys-Knight/Miller 92.434 200 0 $1,950
9 14 28 Cliff Bergere Elco Royale Reo/Reo 91.839 200 0 $1,500
10 15 27 Chet Miller Marr Hudson/Hudson 89.580 200 0 $1,400
11 30 44 George Howie (R) G. N. H. Dodge/Chrysler 87.651 200 0 $500
12 23 12 Phil Shafer Shafer "8" Rigling/Buick 86.391 200 0 $470
13 17 8 Dave Evans Cummins Diesel Duesenberg/Cummins 86.107 200 0 $450
14 31 72 Al Aspen (R) William Alberti Duesenberg/Duesenberg 85.764 200 0 $425
15 37 59 Sam Ross Miller Rigling/Miller 85.139 200 0 $400
16 40 69 Joe Huff Goldberg Brothers Cooper/Miller Running 180 0 $375
17 4 5 Deacon Litz Maley Duesenberg/Duesenberg Accident 177 0 $365
18 19 37 Tony Gulotta Hunt Rigling/Studebaker Accident 167 0 $360
19 18 1 Billy Arnold (W) Miller-Hartz Summers/Miller Accident 161 155 $8,905
20 12 57 Luther Johnson (R) Bill Richards Studebaker/Studebaker Accident 156 0 $350
21 36 55 Billy Winn (R) Hoosier Pete Rigling/Clemons Running 138 0 $343
22 27 16 Frank Brisko Brisko-Atkinson Stevens/Miller Steering arm 138 0 $343
23 34 26 Gene Haustein (R) Fronty-Ford Ford T/Fronty-Ford Wheel 117 0 $335
24 16 41 Joe Russo (R) Russo Rigling/Duesenberg Oil 109 0 $330
25 7 17 Speed Gardner Nutmeg State Miller/Miller Frame 107 0 $325
26 38 14 Lou Moore Boyle Valve Miller/Miller Differential 103 0 $320
27 26 2 Shorty Cantlon Harry Miller Miller/Miller Rod 88 0 $315
28 2 3 Bill Cummings Empire State Cooper/Miller Oil line 70 4 $710
29 28 24 Freddie Winnai Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Miller Accident 60 0 $303
30 11 32 Phil Pardee (R) Duesenberg Duesenberg/Duesenberg Accident 60 0 $303
31 3 31 Paul Bost (R) Empire State Rigling/Miller Crankshaft 35 2 $495
32 22 35 Frank Farmer Jones-Miller Willys-Knight/Miller Rod bearing 32 0 $290
33 32 58 George Wingerter (R) Wingerter Duesenberg/Duesenberg Fuel tank 29 0 $285
34 25 7 Louis Meyer (W) Sampson Stevens/Miller Oil leak 28 0 $330
35 6 39 Babe Stapp Rigling & Henning Rigling/Duesenberg Oil Leak 9 0 $275
36 24 48 John Boling Grapho Metal Morton & Brett/M&B Rod 7 0 $270
37 29 54 Leon Duray Duray Stevens:Whippett/Duray Overheating 6 0 $263
38 33 49 Harry Butcher Butcher Brothers Buick/Buick Accident 6 0 $263
39 39 10 Herman Schurch Hoosier Pete Rigling/Clemons Transmission 5 0 $255
40 21 67 Francis Quinn (R) Tucker Tappett Miller/Ford A Rear axle 3 0 $250

* - complete car name/entrant data not available for all entries
(R) - Indicated Rookie
(W) - Indicates Past Winner