1939 Indianapolis 500 in AAA National Motor Car Championship at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1939 Indianapolis 500

1939 Indianapolis 500 is 378th AAA National Motor Car Championship race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Jimmy Snyder won the pole position, Wilbur Shaw won this race. This was his 5th victory. Jimmy Snyder and Cliff Bergere also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1938 Syracuse 100
Next race: 1939 Milwaukee 100

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1939 Indianapolis 500

1st victory for the Boyle Racing Headquarters team
5th victory for the Wilbur Shaw
12th podium for the Wilbur Shaw
3rd podium for the Jimmy Snyder
3rd podium for the Cliff Bergere

1939 Indianapolis 500

1939 Indianapolis 500

Maserati 8CTF - 1939 Indianapolis 500 winner

Maserati 8CTF - 1939 Indianapolis 500 winner

1939 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Wilbur Shaw 1000 4h 20m 47.390s 0 Boyle Racing Headquarters
2 Jimmy Snyder 825 4h 22m 35.610s+1m 48.220s 0 Thorne Engineering
3 Cliff Bergere 675 4h 23m 51.400s+3m 4.010s 0 Lewis W Welch
4 Ted Horn 550 4h 28m 8.820s+7m 21.430s 0 Boyle Racing Headquarters
5 Babe Stapp 450 4h 29m 42.680s+8m 55.290s 0 Bill White Race Cars
6 George Barringer 375 4h 30m 12.600s+9m 25.210s 0 Bill White Race Cars
7 Joel Thorne 325 4h 31m 2.040s+10m 14.650s 0 Thorne Engineering
8 Mauri Rose 275 4h 33m 51.800s+13m 4.410s 0 W Wilbur Shaw
9 Frank Wearne 225 4h 38m 16.650s+17m 29.260s 0 Moore & Roberts
10 Billy Devore 136.5 4h 47m 43.370s+26m 55.980s 0 Leon Duray
10 Henry Banks 38.5 0 Leon Duray
11 Tony Gulotta 114.5 4h 48m 38.010s+27m 50.620s 0 George Lyons
11 Harry McQuinn 0 0 George Lyons
12 Louis Meyer 75 0 Bowes Racing
13 George Connor 0 0 Joe Marks
14 Tony Willman 0 0 Joe Lencki
15 Louis Tomei 0 0 Frank T Griswold
15 Mel Hansen 0 0 Frank T Griswold
16 Rex Mays 0 0 Thorne Engineering
17 Herb Ardinger 0 0 Harry Hartz
17 Mel Hansen 0 0 Harry Hartz
17 Frank Brisko 0 0 Harry Hartz
18 Kelly Petillo 0 0 Kelly Petillo
19 Mel Hansen 0 0 Thorne Engineering
20 Harry McQuinn 0 0 F Burren
20 Frank Brisko 0 0 F Burren
20 George Robson 0 0 F Burren
20 Al Putnam 0 0 F Burren
21 Chet Miller 0 0 Boyle Racing Headquarters
22 Ralph Hepburn 0 0 Anthony Gulotta
22 Bob Swanson 0 0 Anthony Gulotta
23 Floyd Roberts 0 0 Lou Moore
24 Ira Hall 0 0 C Magnee & T Nowiak
25 Russell Snowberger 0 0 Russell Snowberger
26 George Bailey 0 0 Miller Automobiles
27 Floyd Davis 0 0 Ed Walsh
28 Al Miller 0 0 Paul Weirick
29 Frank Brisko 0 0 Frank Brisko
30 Emil Andres 0 0 Jimmy Snyder
31 Bob Swanson 0 0 Sampson Motors
32 Shorty Cantlon 0 0 Associated Enterprises
33 Deacon Litz 0 0 Richard T Wharton

List of all cars for the 1939 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Miller RE4D

Miller SC

Miller ? 1939

Offenhauser

Stevens ?? 1938

Winfield SC

Miller FD

Miller

Maserati 8CTF

Maserati L8 c 3.0

Nowick ? 1939

Studebaker

Stevens ? 1939

Offenhauser

Shaw FD

Offenhauser

Sampson ?? 1939

Sampson SC

Weil ? 1939

Offenhauser

Shaw ?? 1936

Offenhauser

Miller FD

Offenhauser

Marks ?? 1934

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Adams ? 1939

Offenhauser

Miller FD

Miller SC

Wetteroth ? 1939

Offenhauser

Wetteroth ?? 1938

Offenhauser

Miller FD

Brisko

Miller FD

Miller SC

Miller 183

Offenhauser

Maserati V8RI

Maserati SC