1946 Indianapolis 500 in AAA National Motor Car Championship at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1946 Indianapolis 500

1946 Indianapolis 500 is 387th AAA National Motor Car Championship race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Cliff Bergere won the pole position, George Robson won this race. This was his 1st victory. Jimmy Jackson and Ted Horn also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1941 Syracuse 100
Next race: 1946 Langhorne 100

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1946 Indianapolis 500

1st victory for the Thorne Engineering team
1st victory for the George Robson
2nd podium for the George Robson
1st podium for the Jimmy Jackson
5th podium for the Ted Horn

George Robson - Winner of the 1946 Indianapolis 500

George Robson - Winner of the 1946 Indianapolis 500

1946 Indianapolis 500

1946 Indianapolis 500

Adams ?? 1938 - 1946 Indianapolis 500 winner

Adams ?? 1938 - 1946 Indianapolis 500 winner

1946 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 George Robson 1000 4h 21m 26.700s 0 Thorne Engineering
2 Jimmy Jackson 800 4h 22m 0.740s+34.040s 0 Jimmy Jackson
3 Ted Horn 700 4h 33m 19.600s+11m 52.900s 0 Boyle Racing Headquarters
4 Emil Andres 600 4h 35m 28.650s+14m 1.950s 0 Elgin Piston Ring
5 Joie Chitwood 372 4h 36m 45.300s+15m 18.600s 0 Fred A Peters
5 Sam Hanks 128 0 Fred A Peters
6 Louis Durant 400 4h 45m 30.880s+24m 4.180s 0 Milt Marion
7 Luigi Villoresi 300 4h 57m 40.230s+36m 13.530s 0 Scuderia Milano
8 Frank Wearne 250 0 Ervin Wolfe
9 Bill Sheffler 200 0 Bill Sheffler
10 Billy Devore 150 0 William Schoof
11 Mel Hansen 100 0 Ross Page
12 Russell Snowberger 39 0 RA Cott
12 Duke Nalon 11 0 RA Cott
13 Harry McQuinn 0 0 Robert J Flavell
13 Jimmy Wilburn 0 0 Robert J Flavell
14 Ralph Hepburn 0 0 WC Winfield
15 Al Putnam 0 0 George L Kuhn
15 George Connor 0 0 George L Kuhn
16 Cliff Bergere 0 0 Shirley Bergere
16 Rex Mays 0 0 Shirley Bergere
17 Duke Dinsmore 0 0 Fred W Johnston
18 Chet Miller 0 0 Chet Miller
18 Louis Tomei 0 0 Chet Miller
19 Jimmy Wilburn 0 0 Bill White Race Cars
20 Tony Bettenhausen 0 0 Robert J McManus
21 Danny Kladis 0 0 Grancor Automobile Specialists
22 Duke Nalon 0 0 Scuderia Milano
23 Mauri Rose 0 0 Lou Moore
24 George Connor 0 0 Ed Walsh
25 Hal Robson 0 0 Overton A Phillips
26 Louis Tomei 0 0 Joseph Hosso
27 Henry Banks 0 0 Auto Shippers
28 Shorty Cantlon 0 0 Charles J Hughes
29 George Barringer 0 0 George Barringer
30 Rex Mays 0 0 Bowes Racing
31 Sam Hanks 0 0 Gordon Schroeder
32 Hal Cole 0 0 Don Lee
33 Paul Russo 0 0 Lou Fageol

List of all cars for the 1946 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Adams ? 1946

Offenhauser

Kurtis Kraft FWD

Offenhauser

Hartz ?? 1936

Offenhauser

Maserati 4CL

Maserati 4CLT L4 c 1.5

Miller FD

Miller SC

Miller FD

Offenhauser

Maserati 8CL

Maserati SC

Stevens ?? 1938

Winfield SC

Miller FD

Brisko

Williams FD

Offenhauser

Wetteroth ? 1946

Offenhauser

Shaw ?? 1936

Offenhauser

Alfa Romeo 308

Alfa Romeo SC

Sampson ?? 1939

Sampson SC

Miller FD

Offenhauser

Bromme ? 1946

Offenhauser

Lencki ?? 1939

Offenhauser

Adams ?? 1938

Sparks SC

Miller FD

Ford V8

Wetteroth ?? 1939

Offenhauser

Fageol 4WD

Twin Offenhauser

Maserati 8CTF

Maserati L8 c 3.0

Miller 4D RE

Miller SC