Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1946

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 3 Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Clamp Wetteroth/Offy 126.471
2 10 Paul Russo Fageol Twin Coach Fageol/Twin Offys 126.183
3 32 Sam Hanks Spike Jones Stevens/Sampson 124.762
4 47 Hal Cole (R) Don Lee Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo 120.728
5 61 Jimmy Jackson (R) Jackson Miller/Offy 120.257
6 33 Lewis Durant (R) Marion Engineering Alfa Romeo/Alfa Romeo 118.973
7 29 Ted Horn Boyle Maserati Maserati/Maserati 123.980
8 45 Duke Dinsmore (R) Johnston Adams/Offy 123.279
9 8 Mauri Rose Blue Crown Spark Plug Lencki/Lencki 124.065
10 25 Russ Snowberger Jim Hussey's Sportsman's Club Maserati/Maserati 121.593
11 18 Emil Andres Elgin Piston Pin Maserati/Maserati 121.139
12 24 Joie Chitwood Noc-Out Hose Clamp Wetteroth/Offy 119.816
13 12 Al Putnam L.G.S. Spring Clutch Stevens/Offy 116.283
14 1 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast Stevens/Winfield 128.861
15 16 George Robson Thorne Engineering Adams/Sparks 125.541
16 63 Jimmy Wilburn (R) Mobiloil A.R.-Weil/Alfa Romeo 125.113
17 5 Chet Miller Miller Cooper/Offy 124.649
18 14 Harry McQuinn Mobilgas Adams/Sparks 124.499
19 2 Ralph Hepburn Novi Governor Kurtis/Novi 133.944
20 64 Shorty Cantlon H-3 Miller-Ford/Offy 122.432
21 31 Henry Banks Automobile Shippers Snowberger/Offy 120.220
22 15 Louis Tomei Boxar Tool Stevens/Brisko 119.193
23 48 Hal Robson (R) Phillips Miller Bugatti/Miller 121.466
24 26 George Barringer Tucker Torpedo Miller/Miller 120.628
25 39 Bill Sheffler (R) Jack Maurer Bromme/Offy 120.611
26 42 Tony Bettenhausen (R) Bristow-McManus Wetteroth/Miller 123.094
27 4 Mel Hansen Ross Page Kurtis/Duray 121.431
28 52 Luigi Villoresi (R) Maserati Maserati/Maserati 121.249
29 7 Frank Wearne Wolfe Motors Co., Tulsa Shaw/Offy 121.233
30 38 George Connor Walsh Kurtis/Offy 120.006
31 17 Billy DeVore Schoof Wetteroth/Offy 119.876
32 54 Duke Nalon Maserati Maserati/Maserati 119.682
33 59 Danny Kladis (R) Grancor V8 Miller-Ford/Ford V8 118.890