Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1938

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 23 Floyd Roberts Burd Piston Ring Wetteroth/Miller 125.681
2 14 Russ Snowberger D-X Snowberger/Miller 124.027
3 8 Rex Mays Alfa-Romeo A.R.-Weil/Alfa-Romeo 122.845
4 17 Tony Gulotta Hamilton-Harris Stevens/Offy 122.499
5 3 Chet Miller I.B.E.W. Summers/Offy 121.898
6 2 Ted Horn Miller-Hartz Wetteroth/Miller 121.327
7 1 Wilbur Shaw (W) Shaw Shaw/Offy 120.987
8 34 Babe Stapp McCoy Auto Service Weil/Miller 120.595
9 27 Mauri Rose I.B.E.W. Maserati/Maserati 119.796
10 16 Ronney Householder Thorne-Sparks Adams/Sparks 125.769
11 26 Frank Brisko Shur-Stop Mech. Brake Equal. Stevens/Brisko 121.921
12 5 Louis Meyer (W) Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Winfield 120.525
13 22 Joel Thorne (R) Thorne Engineering Shaw/Offy 119.155
14 54 Herb Ardinger Offenhauser Miller-Ford/Offy 119.022
15 6 Jimmy Snyder Sparks-Thorne Adams/Sparks 123.506
16 7 Bill Cummings (W) I.B.E.W. Miller/Miller 122.393
17 29 Frank Wearne Indiana Fur Adams/Offy 121.405
18 38 Chet Gardner Burd Piston Ring Rigling/Offy 120.435
19 15 George Connor Marks Miller Adams/Miller 120.326
20 47 Shorty Cantlon Kamm's Stevens/Miller 120.906
21 35 Kelly Petillo (W) Petillo Wetteroth/Offy 119.827
22 55 Al Miller Domont's Pepsi-Cola Miller/Miller 119.420
23 36 Al Putnam (R) Troy Tydol Stevens/Miller 116.791
24 21 Louis Tomei P.O.B. Perfect Seal Miller/Miller 121.599
25 45 Harry McQuinn Marchese Marchese/Miller 119.492
26 10 Tony Willman Belanger Stevens/Miller 118.458
27 37 Ira Hall Greenfield Super Service Nowiak/Studebaker 118.255
28 42 Emil Andres Elgin Piston Pin Adams/Brisko 117.126
29 12 George Bailey Leon Duray Barbasol Weil/Duray 116.393
30 58 Billy DeVore P.R.&W. Stevens/Offy 116.339
31 33 Henry Banks (R) Detroit Sporting World Miller/Voelker 116.279
32 9 Cliff Bergere Kraft's Real Rye Stevens/Miller 114.464
33 43 Duke Nalon (R) Kohlert-Miller Fengler/Miller 113.828