Race Results for the 1938 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 1 23 Floyd Roberts Burd Piston Ring Wetteroth/Miller 117.200 200 92 $32,075
2 7 1 Wilbur Shaw (W) Shaw Shaw/Offy 115.580 200 0 $14,425
3 5 3 Chet Miller I.B.E.W. Summers/Offy 114.946 200 0 $7,350
4 6 2 Ted Horn Miller-Hartz Wetteroth/Miller 112.203 200 0 $4,600
5 18 38 Chet Gardner Burd Piston Ring Rigling/Offy 110.311 200 0 $4,100
6 14 54 Herb Ardinger Offenhauser Miller-Ford/Offy Running 199 0 $2,625
7 25 45 Harry McQuinn Marchese Marchese/Miller Running 197 0 $2,175
8 30 58 Billy DeVore P.R.&W. Stevens/Offy Running 185 0 $1,925
9 13 22 Joel Thorne (R) Thorne Engineering Shaw/Offy Running 185 0 $1,775
10 17 29 Frank Wearne Indiana Fur Adams/Offy Running 181 0 $1,650
11 33 43 Duke Nalon (R) Kohlert-Miller Fengler/Miller Running 178 0 $1,025
12 29 12 George Bailey Leon Duray Barbasol Weil/Duray Clutch 166 0 $825
13 9 27 Mauri Rose I.B.E.W. Maserati/Maserati Supercharger 165 0 $650
14 10 16 Ronney Householder Thorne-Sparks Adams/Sparks Supercharger 154 0 $695
15 15 6 Jimmy Snyder Sparks-Thorne Adams/Sparks Supercharger 150 92 $3,390
16 12 5 Louis Meyer (W) Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Winfield Oil Pump 149 0 $635
17 4 17 Tony Gulotta Hamilton-Harris Stevens/Offy Rod 130 0 $680
18 22 55 Al Miller Domont's Pepsi-Cola Miller/Miller Clutch 125 0 $625
19 19 15 George Connor Marks Miller Adams/Miller Engine 119 0 $620
20 32 9 Cliff Bergere Kraft's Real Rye Stevens/Miller Piston 111 0 $615
21 31 33 Henry Banks (R) Detroit Sporting World Miller/Voelker Rod bearing 109 0 $610
22 21 35 Kelly Petillo (W) Petillo Wetteroth/Offy Camshaft 100 0 $955
23 24 21 Louis Tomei P.O.B. Perfect Seal Miller/Miller Rod 88 0 $625
24 16 7 Bill Cummings (W) I.B.E.W. Miller/Miller Radiator 72 0 $620
25 2 14 Russ Snowberger D-X Snowberger/Miller Rod 56 0 $640
26 8 34 Babe Stapp McCoy Auto Service Weil/Miller Valve 54 0 $585
27 26 10 Tony Willman Belanger Stevens/Miller Valve 47 0 $580
28 3 8 Rex Mays Alfa-Romeo A.R.-Weil/Alfa-Romeo Supercharger 45 16 $1,125
29 28 42 Emil Andres Elgin Piston Pin Adams/Brisko Accident 45 0 $620
30 27 37 Ira Hall Greenfield Super Service Nowiak/Studebaker Accident 44 0 $565
31 11 26 Frank Brisko Shur-Stop Mech. Brake Equal. Stevens/Brisko Oil line 39 0 $585
32 23 36 Al Putnam (R) Troy Tydol Stevens/Miller Crankshaft 15 0 $555
33 20 47 Shorty Cantlon Kamm's Stevens/Miller Supercharger 13 0 $550

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