Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1921

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 4 Ralph DePalma (W) Ballot Ballot/Ballot 100.750
2 6 Roscoe Sarles Duesenberg Straight 8 Duesenberg/Duesenberg 98.350
3 7 Joe Boyer Duesenberg Straight 8 Duesenberg/Duesenberg 96.650
4 1 Eddie Hearne Revere Duesenberg/Duesenberg 96.180
5 22 Jules Ellingboe (R) Frontenac Frontenac/Frontenac 95.400
6 19 Jean Chassagne Peugeot Peugeot/Peugeot 91.000
7 18 Louis Fontaine (R) Junior Brett/Brett 88.300
8 23 Percy Ford (R) Chicago Frontenac Frontenac/Frontenac 87.000
9 5 Eddie Miller (R) Duesenberg Straight 8 Duesenberg/Duesenberg 83.850
10 3 Ira Vail Leach Leach/Miller 82.350
11 14 Andre Boillot Talbot-Darracq Sunbeam/Sunbeam 97.600
12 10 Howdy Wilcox (W) Peugeot Peugeot/Peugeot 96.000
13 16 Ora Haibe Sunbeam Sunbeam/Sunbeam 93.500
14 9 Albert Guyot Duesenberg Straight 8 Duesenberg/Duesenberg 87.780
15 21 Bennett Hill Duesenberg Straight 8 Duesenberg/Duesenberg 87.750
16 17 Riley Brett (R) Junior Brett/Brett 87.700
17 15 Rene Thomas (W) Sunbeam Sunbeam/Sunbeam 83.750
18 27 Tom Alley Frontenac Frontenac/Frontenac 80.500
19 24 Jimmy Murphy Duesenberg Straight 8 Duesenberg/Duesenberg 93.600
20 2 Tommy Milton Frontenac Frontenac/Frontenac 93.050
21 8 Ralph Mulford Frontenac Frontenac/Frontenac 91.700
22 25 Joe Thomas Duesenberg Straight 8 Duesenberg/Duesenberg 96.250
23 28 C.W. Van Ranst (R) Frontenac Frontenac/Frontenac 88.350