Race Results for the 1948 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 3 3 Mauri Rose (W) Blue Crown Spark Plug Deidt/Offy 119.814 200 81 $42,800
2 2 2 Bill Holland Blue Crown Spark Plug Deidt/Offy 119.147 200 0 $19,100
3 11 54 Duke Nalon Novi Grooved Piston Kurtis/Novi 118.034 200 9 $15,675
4 5 1 Ted Horn Bennett Brothers Maserati/Maserati 117.844 200 74 $16,175
5 21 35 Mack Hellings (R) Don Lee KK2000/Offy 113.361 200 0 $7,675
6 14 63 Hal Cole City of Tacoma KK2000/Offy 111.587 200 0 $5,425
7 28 91 Lee Wallard (R) Iddings Meyer/Offy 109.177 200 0 $5,040
8 27 33 Johnny Mauro (R) Phil Kraft Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo Running 198 0 $4,115
9 23 7 Tommy Hinnershitz Kurtis-Kraft Kurtis/Offy Running 198 0 $4,270
10 4 61 Jimmy Jackson Howard Keck Deidt/Offy Left spindle 193 0 $4,120
11 12 4 Charlie Van Acker City of South Bend Stevens/Offy Running 192 0 $3,120
12 20 19 Billy DeVore Pat Clancy (6 Wheels) Kurtis/Offy Running 190 0 $2,930
13 8 98 Johnny Mantz (R) Agajanian KK2000/Offy Running 185 0 $2,230
14 22 6 Tony Bettenhausen Belanger Motors Stevens/Offy Clutch 167 0 $2,560
15 18 64 Hal Robson Palmer Construction Adams/Offy Valve 164 0 $1,990
16 7 36 Bill Cantrell (R) Fageol Twin Coach Stevens/Fageol Steering 161 0 $1,870
17 10 55 Joie Chitwood Nyquist Shaw/Offy Fuel leak 138 0 $2,375
18 24 53 Bill Sheffler Jack Maurer Bromme/Offy Spark plugs 132 0 $1,830
19 1 5 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast Kurtis/Winfield Fuel leak 129 36 $5,775
20 19 31 Chet Miller Don Lee Mercedes Mercedes/Mercedes Oil trouble 108 0 $2,120
21 13 52 Jack McGrath (R) Sheffler Offy Bromme/Offy Stalled 70 0 $1,865
22 29 16 Duane Carter (R) Belanger Motors Wetteroth/Offy Accident 59 0 $1,960
23 32 26 Fred Agabashian Ross Page Kurtis/Duray Oil line 58 0 $1,580
24 9 34 Les Anderson Kennedy Tank Kurtis/Offy Gears 58 0 $1,550
25 33 17 Mel Hansen Schafer Gear Works Adams/Sparks Disqualified 42 0 $1,420
26 15 76 Sam Hanks Flavell Adams/Sparks Clutch 34 0 $1,490
27 30 51 Spider Webb (R) Fowle Brothers Bromme/Offy Oil line 27 0 $1,685
28 17 9 George Connor Bennett Brothers Stevens/Miller Drive shaft 24 0 $1,330
29 6 74 Doc Williams Clarke Motors Cooper/Offy Ignition 19 0 $1,300
30 31 86 Mike Salay (R) Terman Marine Supply Wetteroth/Offy Stalled 13 0 $1,470
31 16 8 Emil Andres Tuffy's Offy KK2000/Offy Steering 11 0 $1,340
32 25 25 Paul Russo Federal Engineering Maserati/Maserati Oil leak 7 0 $1,310
33 26 65 Harry McQuinn Frank Lynch Motors Maserati/Maserati Supercharger 1 0 $1,180

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