Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1950

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 98 Walt Faulkner (R) Grant Piston Ring KK2000/Offy 134.343
2 28 Fred Agabashian Wynn's Friction Proofing KK3000/Offy 132.792
3 31 Mauri Rose (W) Howard Keck Deidt/Offy 132.319
4 5 George Connor Blue Crown Spark Plug Lesovsky/Offy 132.163
5 1 Johnnie Parsons Wynn's Friction Proofing Kurtis/Offy 132.044
6 49 Jack McGrath Hinkle KK3000/Offy 131.868
7 69 Duke Dinsmore Brown Motor Co. KK2000/Offy 131.066
8 14 Tony Bettenhausen Blue Crown Spark Plug Deidt/Offy 130.947
9 17 Joie Chitwood Wolfe KK2000/Offy 130.757
10 3 Bill Holland (W) Blue Crown Spark Plug Deidt/Offy 130.482
11 59 Pat Flaherty (R) Granatelli-Sabourin KK3000/Offy 129.608
12 54 Cecil Green (R) John Zink KK3000/Offy 132.910
13 18 Duane Carter Belanger Motors Stevens/Offy 131.666
14 21 Spider Webb Fadely-Anderson Maserati/Offy 129.748
15 81 Jerry Hoyt (R) Morris KK2000/Offy 129.520
16 2 Myron Fohr Bardahl Marchese/Offy 131.714
17 24 Bayliss Levrett Palmer Adams/Offy 131.181
18 45 Dick Rathmann (R) City of Glendale Watson/Offy 130.928
19 7 Paul Russo Russo-Nichels Nichels/Offy 130.790
20 4 Walt Brown Tuffy's Offy Silnes/Offy 130.454
21 12 Henry Banks I.R.C. Maserati/Offy 129.646
22 67 Bill Schindler (R) Automobile Shippers Rassey/Offy 132.690
23 8 Lee Wallard Blue Crown Spark Plug Moore/Offy 132.436
24 55 Troy Ruttman Bowes Seal Fast Lesovsky/Offy 131.912
25 23 Sam Hanks Merz Engineering KK2000/Offy 131.593
26 15 Mack Hellings Tuffy's Offy Silnes/Offy 130.687
27 22 Jimmy Davies (R) Pat Clancy Ewing/Offy 130.402
28 76 Jim Rathmann Pioneer Auto Repair Wetteroth/Offy 129.959
29 27 Walt Ader (R) Sampson Rae/Offy 129.940
30 77 Jackie Holmes Norm Olson Olson/Offy 129.697
31 75 Gene Hartley (R) Troy Oil Langley/Offy 129.213
32 61 Jimmy Jackson Cummins Diesel Kurtis/Cummins 129.208
33 62 Johnny McDowell Pete Wales KK2000/Offy 129.692