Race Results for the 1940 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 2 1 Wilbur Shaw (W) Boyle Maserati/Maserati 114.277 200 136 $30,725
2 1 33 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Winfield 113.742 200 59 $15,950
3 3 7 Mauri Rose Elgin Piston Pin Wetteroth/Offy 113.572 200 5 $6,688
4 4 3 Ted Horn Boyle Miller/Miller Running 199 0 $4,575
5 10 8 Joel Thorne Thorne Donnelly Adams/Sparks Running 197 0 $3,850
6 20 32 Bob Swanson Sampson Stevens/Sampson Running 196 0 $2,463
7 7 9 Frank Wearne Boyle Stevens/Offy Running 195 0 $2,038
8 5 31 Mel Hansen Hartz Wetteroth/Miller Running 194 0 $1,813
9 8 16 Frank Brisko Elgin Piston Pin Stevens/Brisko Running 193 0 $1,863
10 31 49 Rene LeBegue (R) Lucy O'Reilly Schell Maserati/Maserati Running 192 0 $1,488
11 15 41 Harry McQuinn Hollywood Pay Day A.R.-Weil/Alfa Romeo Running 192 0 $938
12 22 25 Emil Andres Belanger-Folz Stevens/Offy Running 192 0 $788
13 14 28 Sam Hanks (R) Duray Weil/Duray Running 192 0 $650
14 16 6 George Barringer Hollywood Pay Day Weil/Offy Running 191 0 $620
15 26 42 Joie Chitwood (R) Kennedy Tank Adams/Offy Running 190 0 $615
16 18 26 Louis Tomei Falstaff Miller/Offy Exhaust 190 0 $610
17 27 34 Chet Miller Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo Running 189 0 $605
18 32 14 Billy DeVore Bill Holabird Shaw/Offy Running 181 0 $600
19 28 44 Al Putnam Refinoil Motor Oil Adams/Offy Running 179 0 $595
20 33 61 Floyd Davis Lencki Lencki/Lencki Running 157 0 $590
21 13 35 Kelly Petillo (W) Indiana Fur Wetteroth/Offy Bearing 128 0 $660
22 25 21 Duke Nalon Marks Silnes/Offy Rod 120 0 $580
23 23 17 George Robson (R) Keller Miller-Ford/Offy Shock absorber 67 0 $575
24 12 24 Babe Stapp Surber Stevens/Offy Oil line 64 0 $595
25 19 36 Doc Williams Quillen Bros. Refrigerator Cooper/Miller Oil line 61 0 $590
26 17 10 George Connor Lencki Lencki/Lencki Rod 52 0 $610
27 6 5 Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Hose Clamp Wetteroth/Offy Oil line 51 0 $605
28 29 38 Paul Russo (R) Elgin Piston Pin Blume/Brisko Oil leak 48 0 $550
29 21 54 Ralph Hepburn Bowes Seal Fast Miller-Ford/Offy Steering 47 0 $595
30 30 58 Al Miller Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo Clutch 41 0 $540
31 11 19 Russ Snowberger Snowberger Snowberger/Miller Water pump 38 0 $535
32 9 27 Tommy Hinnershitz (R) Marks Adams/Offy Accident 32 0 $530
33 24 29 Raul Riganti Maserati Maserati/Maserati Accident 24 0 $500

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