Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1931

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 4 Russ Snowberger Russell "8" Snowberger/Studebaker 112.796
2 3 Bill Cummings Empire State Cooper/Miller 112.563
3 31 Paul Bost (R) Empire State Rigling/Miller 112.125
4 5 Deacon Litz Maley Duesenberg/Duesenberg 111.531
5 25 Ernie Triplett Buckeye Duesenberg/Duesenberg 111.034
6 39 Babe Stapp Rigling & Henning Rigling/Duesenberg 110.125
7 17 Speed Gardner Nutmeg State Miller/Miller 109.820
8 34 Fred Frame Duesenberg Duesenberg/Duesenberg 109.273
9 36 H.W. Stubblefield (R) Jones-Miller Willys-Knight/Miller 108.797
10 19 Ralph Hepburn Harry Miller Miller/Miller 107.933
11 32 Phil Pardee (R) Duesenberg Duesenberg/Duesenberg 107.772
12 57 Luther Johnson (R) Bill Richards Studebaker/Studebaker 107.652
13 23 Louis Schneider Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Miller 107.210
14 28 Cliff Bergere Elco Royale Reo/Reo 106.781
15 27 Chet Miller Marr Hudson/Hudson 106.185
16 41 Joe Russo (R) Russo Rigling/Duesenberg 104.822
17 8 Dave Evans Cummins Diesel Duesenberg/Cummins 96.871
18 1 Billy Arnold (W) Miller-Hartz Summers/Miller 116.080
19 37 Tony Gulotta Hunt Rigling/Studebaker 111.725
20 33 Jimmy Gleason Duesenberg Duesenberg/Duesenberg 111.400
21 67 Francis Quinn (R) Tucker Tappett Miller/Ford A 111.321
22 35 Frank Farmer Jones-Miller Willys-Knight/Miller 108.303
23 12 Phil Shafer Shafer "8" Rigling/Buick 105.103
24 48 John Boling Grapho Metal Morton & Brett/M&B 102.860
25 7 Louis Meyer (W) Sampson Stevens/Miller 113.953
26 2 Shorty Cantlon Harry Miller Miller/Miller 110.372
27 16 Frank Brisko Brisko-Atkinson Stevens/Miller 106.286
28 24 Freddie Winnai Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Miller 105.899
29 54 Leon Duray Duray Stevens:Whippett/Duray 103.134
30 44 George Howie (R) G. N. H. Dodge/Chrysler 102.844
31 72 Al Aspen (R) William Alberti Duesenberg/Duesenberg 102.509
32 58 George Wingerter (R) Wingerter Duesenberg/Duesenberg 100.139
33 49 Harry Butcher Butcher Brothers Buick/Buick 99.343
34 26 Gene Haustein (R) Fronty-Ford Ford T/Fronty-Ford 108.395
35 21 Myron Stevens (R) Jadson Stevens/Miller 107.463
36 55 Billy Winn (R) Hoosier Pete Rigling/Clemons 105.405
37 59 Sam Ross Miller Rigling/Miller 104.642
38 14 Lou Moore Boyle Valve Miller/Miller 103.725
39 10 Herman Schurch Hoosier Pete Rigling/Clemons 102.845
40 69 Joe Huff Goldberg Brothers Cooper/Miller 102.386