Race Results for the 1946 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 15 16 George Robson Thorne Engineering Adams/Sparks 114.820 200 138 $42,350
2 5 61 Jimmy Jackson (R) Jackson Miller/Offy 114.498 200 5 $13,838
3 7 29 Ted Horn Boyle Maserati Maserati/Maserati 109.759 200 0 $7,988
4 11 18 Emil Andres Elgin Piston Pin Maserati/Maserati 108.902 200 0 $5,425
5 12 24 Joie Chitwood Noc-Out Hose Clamp Wetteroth/Offy 108.399 200 0 $4,375
6 6 33 Lewis Durant (R) Marion Engineering Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo 105.073 200 0 $3,238
7 28 52 Luigi Villoresi (R) Maserati Maserati/Maserati 100.783 200 0 $2,375
8 29 7 Frank Wearne Wolfe Motors Co., Tulsa Shaw/Offy Running 197 0 $2,438
9 25 39 Bill Sheffler (R) Jack Maurer Bromme/Offy Running 139 0 $2,114
10 31 17 Billy DeVore Schoof Wetteroth/Offy Throttle 167 0 $1,888
11 27 4 Mel Hansen Ross Page Kurtis/Duray Crankshaft 143 0 $1,700
12 10 25 Russ Snowberger Jim Hussey's Sportsman's Club Maserati/Maserati Differential 134 0 $1,675
13 18 14 Harry McQuinn Mobilgas Adams/Sparks Out of oil 124 0 $1,600
14 19 2 Ralph Hepburn Novi Governor Kurtis/Novi Stalled 121 44 $7,025
15 13 12 Al Putnam L.G.S. Spring Clutch Stevens/Offy Magneto 120 0 $1,250
16 1 3 Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Clamp Wetteroth/Offy Out of oil 82 2 $1,625
17 8 45 Duke Dinsmore (R) Johnston Adams/Offy Rod 82 0 $1,075
18 17 5 Chet Miller Miller Cooper/Offy Oil line 64 0 $1,000
19 16 63 Jimmy Wilburn (R) Mobiloil A.R.-Weil/Alfa Romeo Block 52 0 $1,000
20 26 42 Tony Bettenhausen (R) Bristow-McManus Wetteroth/Miller Rod 47 0 $925
21 33 59 Danny Kladis (R) Grancor V8 Miller-Ford/Ford V8 Towed-Disq. 46 0 $875
22 32 54 Duke Nalon Maserati Maserati/Maserati Universal joint 45 0 $825
23 9 8 Mauri Rose Blue Crown Spark Plug Lencki/Lencki Accident 40 8 $1,675
24 30 38 George Connor Walsh Kurtis/Offy Piston 38 0 $800
25 23 48 Hal Robson (R) Phillips Miller Bugatti/Miller Rod 37 0 $775
26 22 15 Louis Tomei Boxar Tool Stevens/Brisko Oil line 34 0 $750
27 21 31 Henry Banks Automobile Shippers Snowberger/Offy Pinion shaft 32 0 $725
28 20 64 Shorty Cantlon H-3 Miller-Ford/Offy Clutch 28 0 $725
29 24 26 George Barringer Tucker Torpedo Miller/Miller Gears 27 0 $675
30 14 1 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Winfield Manifold 26 3 $1,025
31 3 32 Sam Hanks Spike Jones Stevens/Sampson Oil line 18 0 $675
32 4 47 Hal Cole (R) Don Lee Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo Fuel leak 16 0 $600
33 2 10 Paul Russo Fageol Twin Coach Fageol/Twin Offys Accident 16 0 $650

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