Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1952

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 28 Fred Agabashian Cummins Diesel Kurtis/Cummins 138.010
2 9 Andy Linden Miracle Power KK4000/Offy 137.002
3 4 Jack McGrath Hinkle KK3000/Offy 136.664
4 36 Duke Nalon Novi Pure Oil Kurtis/Novi 136.188
5 18 Sam Hanks Bardahl KK3000/Offy 135.736
6 1 Duane Carter Belanger Motors Lesovsky/Offy 135.522
7 98 Troy Ruttman Agajanian Kuzma/Offy 135.364
8 26 Bill Vukovich Fuel Injection KK500A/Offy 138.212
9 22 Cliff Griffith Tom Sarafoff KK2000/Offy 136.617
10 59 Jim Rathmann Grancor-Wynn's Oil KK3000/Offy 136.343
11 16 Chuck Stevenson Springfield Welding/Clay Smith KK4000/Offy 136.142
12 2 Henry Banks Blue Crown Spark Plug Lesovsky/Offy 135.962
13 65 George Fonder Leitenberger Silnes-Sherman/Offy 135.947
14 54 George Connor Federal Engineering KK3000/Offy 135.609
15 7 Bill Schindler Chapman Stevens/Offy 134.988
16 14 Joe James Bardahl KK4000/Offy 134.953
17 55 Bobby Ball Ansted Rotary Stevens/Offy 134.725
18 67 Gene Hartley Mel-Rae KK4000/Offy 134.343
19 12 Alberto Ascari (R) Ferrari Ferrari/Ferrari 134.308
20 33 Art Cross (R) Bowes Seal Fast KK4000/Offy 134.288
21 77 Jimmy Bryan (R) Schmidt KK3000/Offy 134.142
22 34 Rodger Ward Federal Engineering KK4000/Offy 134.139
23 37 Jimmy Reece (R) John Zink KK4000/Offy 133.993
24 81 Eddie Johnson (R) Central Excavating Trevis/Offy 133.973
25 93 Bob Scott (R) Morris KK2000/Offy 133.953
26 29 Jim Rigsby (R) Bob Estes Watson/Offy 133.904
27 21 Chet Miller Novi Pure Oil Kurtis/Novi 139.034
28 8 Manuel Ayulo Coast Grain Co. Lesovsky/Offy 135.982
29 48 Spider Webb Granatelli Racing Enterprises Bromme/Offy 135.962
30 27 Tony Bettenhausen Blue Crown Spark Plug Deidt/Offy 135.384
31 5 Johnnie Parsons (W) Jim Robbins Kurtis/Offy 135.328
32 73 Bob Sweikert (R) McNamara KK2000/Offy 134.983
33 31 Johnny McDowell McDowell Kurtis/Offy 133.939