Race Results for the 1947 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 3 27 Mauri Rose Blue Crown Spark Plug Deidt/Offy 116.338 200 34 $35,125
2 8 16 Bill Holland (R) Blue Crown Spark Plug Deidt/Offy 116.097 200 143 $31,300
3 1 1 Ted Horn Bennett Brothers Maserati/Maserati 114.997 200 0 $10,115
4 4 54 Herb Ardinger Novi Governor Mobil Kurtis/Novi 113.404 200 0 $6,825
5 10 7 Jimmy Jackson Jim Hussey Miller/Offy 112.834 200 0 $5,675
6 20 9 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis/Winfield 111.056 200 0 $4,000
7 14 33 Walt Brown (R) Permafuse Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo 101.744 200 0 $3,700
8 28 34 Cy Marshall Tattersfield A.R.-Weil/Alfa Romeo Running 197 0 $2,850
9 23 41 Fred Agabashian (R) Ross Page Kurtis/Duray Running 191 0 $2,905
10 27 10 Duke Dinsmore Schoof Wetteroth/Offy Running 167 0 $2,310
11 7 58 Les Anderson (R) Kennedy Tank Maserati/Offy Running 131 0 $2,480
12 17 59 Pete Romcevich (R) Camco Motors Ford Miller-Ford/Ford V8 Oil line 167 0 $2,360
13 30 3 Emil Andres Preston Tucker Partners Lencki/Lencki Oil line 149 0 $1,740
14 15 31 Frank Wearne Superior Industries Miller/Offy Spun out 128 0 $2,020
15 9 47 Ken Fowler Don Lee Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo Axle 119 0 $2,050
16 18 46 Duke Nalon Don Lee Mercedes Mercedes/Mercedes Piston 119 0 $1,945
17 12 28 Roland Free Bristow-McManus Wetteroth/Miller Rod 86 0 $1,450
18 25 29 Tony Bettenhausen Belanger Stevens/Offy Gear train 79 0 $1,130
19 6 25 Russ Snowberger Federal Enqineering Maserati/Maserati Oil pump 73 0 $1,500
20 16 52 Hal Robson Palmer Adams/Offy Universal joint 67 0 $1,595
21 2 18 Cliff Bergere Novi Governor Mobil Kurtis/Novi Piston 63 23 $3,815
22 22 8 Joie Chitwood Peters Wetteroth/Offy Gears 50 0 $1,135
23 5 24 Shorty Cantlon Automobile Shippers Snowberger/Miller Accident 40 0 $1,505
24 26 43 Henry Banks Federal Engineering Miller-Ford/Offy Lost oil 36 0 $1,250
25 19 66 Al Miller Preston Tucker Miller/Miller Magneto 33 0 $1,370
26 13 14 George Connor Walsh Kurtis/Offy Fuel leak 32 0 $1,465
27 29 38 Mel Hansen Flavell-Duffy Adams/Sparks Pushed-DQ 31 0 $860
28 21 15 Paul Russo Wolfe Motors, Tulsa Shaw/Offy Accident 25 0 $1,080
29 24 44 Charlie Van Acker (R) Preston Tucker Partners Stevens/Lencki Accident 24 0 $800
30 11 53 Milt Fankhauser (R) Jack Maurer Stevens/Offy Stalled 15 0 $1,070

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