1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix poster

1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix poster

1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix

1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix is 3rd Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Johnnie Parsons won this race. This was his 1st victory. Bill Holland and Mauri Rose also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 138 laps (555 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1950 Monaco Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1950 Switzerland Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix

1st victory for the Kurtis Kraft team
1st victory for the Johnnie Parsons
1st podium for the Johnnie Parsons
1st podium for the Bill Holland
1st podium for the Mauri Rose

Johnnie Parsons - Winner of the 1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix

Johnnie Parsons - Winner of the 1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix

1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix

1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix

Kurtis Kraft 1000 - 1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix winner

Kurtis Kraft 1000 - 1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix winner

1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Johnnie Parsons 9.00  2h 46m 55.97s  ( 199.544 km/h ) 138 Wynn's Friction / Kurtis-Kraft
2 Bill Holland 6.00   137 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
3 Mauri Rose 4.00   137 Offenhauser/Howard Keck
4 Cecil Green 3.00   137 John Zink/M.A. Walker
5 Joie Chitwood 1.00   82 Ervin Wolfe
5 Tony Bettenhausen 1.00   54 Ervin Wolfe
6 Lee Wallard 0   136 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
7 Walt Faulkner 0   135 Grant Piston Ring/Agajanian
8 George Connor 0   135 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
9 Paul Russo 0   135 Paul Russo & Ray Nichels
10 Pat Flaherty 0   135 Granatelli-Sabourin/Grancor
11 Myron Fohr 0   133 Bardahl/Carl Marchese
12 Duane Carter 0   133 Murrell Belanger
13 Mack Hellings 0   132 Tuffy's Offy
14 Jack Mcgrath 0  Spin 131 Jack Hinkle
15 Troy Ruttman 0   130 Bowes Seal Fast Racing
16 Gene Hartley 0   128 Troy Oil / Joe Langley
17 Jimmy Davies 0   128 Pat Clancy
18 Johnny Mcdowell 0   128 Peter Wales Trucking
19 Walt Brown 0   127 Tuffy's Offy
20 Spider Webb 0   126 Fadely-Anderson/R.A. Cott
21 Jerry Hoyt 0   125 Ludson Morris
22 Walt Ader 0   123 Sampson Manufacturing
23 Jackie Holmes 0  Spin 123 Norm Olson
24 Jim Rathmann 0   122 Pioneer Auto Repair/Lorenz
25 Henry Banks 0   71 Indianapolis Race Cars
25 Fred Agabashian 0  Oil line 41 Indianapolis Race Cars
26 Bill Schindler 0  Joint 111 Automobile Shippers/Rassey
27 Bayliss Levrett 0   105 Richard Palmer
27 Bill Cantrell 0  Oil pressure 3 Richard Palmer
28 Fred Agabashian 0  Oil line 64 Wynn's Friction / Kurtis-Kraft
29 Jimmy Jackson 0  Supercharger 52 Cummins Diesel
30 Sam Hanks 0  Oil pressure 42 Merz Engineering/Milt Marion
31 Tony Bettenhausen 0  Wheel 30 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
32 Dick Rathmann 0  Engine 25 City of Glendale/A.J. Watson
33 Duke Dinsmore 0  Oil leak 10 Brown Motors
nq Andy Linden 0     Bruce & Louis Bromme
nq Bud Rose 0     Bruce & Louis Bromme
nq Hal Cole 0  Accident   Tuffy's Offy
nq Bill Vukovich 0     Tuffy's Offy
nq Ted Duncan 0     Tuffy's Offy
nq Kenny Eaton 0     Lutes Truck Parts
nq Ralph Pratt 0     Lutes Truck Parts
nq Johnny Mauro 0     Johnny Mauro
nq George Fonder 0     Ray Brady
nq Charles Van Acker 0     Redmer
nq Joel Thorne 0     Thorne Engineering
nq Johnny Fedricks 0     Thomas Kupiec
nq George Lynch 0     Auto Shippers
nq Duke Nalon 0     Novi Mobil
nq Danny Kladis 0     Federal Engineering
nq Milt Fankhauser 0     Karl Hall
nq Chet Miller 0     Novi Mobil
nq Bill Cantrell 0     Bowes Seal Fast Racing
nq Ralph Pratt 0     Ed Gdula
nq Mark Light 0     Lee Glessner
nq Dick Fraizer 0     Meyer & Iddings
nq Mark Light 0     Meyer & Iddings
nq Billy Devore 0     Joe Scopa
nq Bob Gregg 0     Esmeralda / Leo Dobry
nq Joe James 0     Esmeralda / Leo Dobry
nq Bob Sweikert 0     Ray Carter
nq Norm Houser 0     Ross Page
nq Marvin Burke 0     Ross Page
nq Cliff Griffith 0     Tom Sarafoff
nq Carl Forberg 0     Jewell
nq Cy Marshall 0     Vulcan Tool
nq Chuck Leighton 0     Cantarano
nq Joe James 0     Bob Estes
nq Al Miller 0     Trainor Auto Parts
nq Mike Burch 0     George Hoster Inc.
nq Manuel Ayulo 0     Coast Grain
nq Jim Rigsby 0     Coast Grain
nq Bill Vukovich 0     REC / NJ Rounds
nq Kenny Eaton 0     Murrell Belanger
nq Emil Andres 0     Murrell Belanger

Qualifying Results for the 1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
0 Johnnie Parsons 0 Wynn's Friction / Kurtis-Kraft
0 Myron Fohr 0 Bardahl/Carl Marchese
0 Bill Holland 0 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
0 Walt Brown 0 Tuffy's Offy
0 George Connor 0 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
0 Paul Russo 0 Paul Russo & Ray Nichels
0 Lee Wallard 0 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
0 Andy Linden 0 Bruce & Louis Bromme
0 Bud Rose 0 Bruce & Louis Bromme
0 Hal Cole 0 Tuffy's Offy
0 Bill Vukovich 0 Tuffy's Offy
0 Henry Banks 0 Indianapolis Race Cars
0 Tony Bettenhausen 0 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Moore
0 Mack Hellings 0 Tuffy's Offy
0 Ted Duncan 0 Tuffy's Offy
0 Joie Chitwood 0 Ervin Wolfe
0 Duane Carter 0 Murrell Belanger
0 Kenny Eaton 0 Lutes Truck Parts
0 Ralph Pratt 0 Lutes Truck Parts
0 Spider Webb 0 Fadely-Anderson/R.A. Cott
0 Jimmy Davies 0 Pat Clancy
0 Sam Hanks 0 Merz Engineering/Milt Marion
0 Bill Cantrell 0 Richard Palmer
0 Bayliss Levrett 0 Richard Palmer
0 Johnny Mauro 0 Johnny Mauro
0 George Fonder 0 Ray Brady
0 Walt Ader 0 Sampson Manufacturing
0 Fred Agabashian 0 Wynn's Friction / Kurtis-Kraft
0 Charles Van Acker 0 Redmer
0 Mauri Rose 0 Offenhauser/Howard Keck
0 Joel Thorne 0 Thorne Engineering
0 Johnny Fedricks 0 Thomas Kupiec
0 George Lynch 0 Auto Shippers
0 Duke Nalon 0 Novi Mobil
0 Danny Kladis 0 Federal Engineering
0 Milt Fankhauser 0 Karl Hall
0 Chet Miller 0 Novi Mobil
0 Bill Cantrell 0 Bowes Seal Fast Racing
0 Dick Rathmann 0 City of Glendale/A.J. Watson
0 Ralph Pratt 0 Ed Gdula
0 Jack Mcgrath 0 Jack Hinkle
0 Mark Light 0 Lee Glessner
0 Dick Fraizer 0 Meyer & Iddings
0 Mark Light 0 Meyer & Iddings
0 Cecil Green 0 John Zink/M.A. Walker
0 Troy Ruttman 0 Bowes Seal Fast Racing
0 Billy Devore 0 Joe Scopa
0 Pat Flaherty 0 Granatelli-Sabourin/Grancor
0 Jimmy Jackson 0 Cummins Diesel
0 Johnny Mcdowell 0 Peter Wales Trucking
0 Bob Gregg 0 Esmeralda / Leo Dobry
0 Joe James 0 Esmeralda / Leo Dobry
0 Bob Sweikert 0 Ray Carter
0 Norm Houser 0 Ross Page
0 Marvin Burke 0 Ross Page
0 Cliff Griffith 0 Tom Sarafoff
0 Bill Schindler 0 Automobile Shippers/Rassey
0 Duke Dinsmore 0 Brown Motors
0 Carl Forberg 0 Jewell
0 Gene Hartley 0 Troy Oil / Joe Langley
0 Jim Rathmann 0 Pioneer Auto Repair/Lorenz
0 Jackie Holmes 0 Norm Olson
0 Cy Marshall 0 Vulcan Tool
0 Chuck Leighton 0 Cantarano
0 Jerry Hoyt 0 Ludson Morris
0 Joe James 0 Bob Estes
0 Al Miller 0 Trainor Auto Parts
0 Mike Burch 0 George Hoster Inc.
0 Manuel Ayulo 0 Coast Grain
0 Tony Bettenhausen 0 Ervin Wolfe
0 Jim Rigsby 0 Coast Grain
0 Fred Agabashian 0 Indianapolis Race Cars
0 Bill Vukovich 0 REC / NJ Rounds
0 Walt Faulkner 0 Grant Piston Ring/Agajanian
0 Kenny Eaton 0 Murrell Belanger
0 Emil Andres 0 Murrell Belanger

List of all cars for the 1950 Indianapolis Grand Prix on the Indianapolis circuit

Kurtis Kraft 3000

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Lesovsky ?

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Wetteroth ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 1000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Cantarano Cannonball

Wayne L6 4.5

Maserati 8CTF

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Adams ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Moore ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft ???

Duray L4 c

Stevens ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Rae ???

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Scopa ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 3000

Cummins L6 c 3.0

Deidt Tuffanelli Derrico

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Olson Special

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Meyer ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Rounds Rocket Special

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Marchese ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Gdula ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Maserati 8CTF

Maserati L8 c 3.0

Kupiec ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Bromme ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Langley ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft ???

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Miller RE4D

Miller L6 c

R Miller ???

R Miller ???

Watson Indy Roadster

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Bardazon ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 3000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Alfa Romeo 8C-308

Alfa Romeo 158 L8 c 1.5

Kurtis Kraft ???

Novi L8 c 3.0

Kurtis Kraft ???

Sparks L6 c

Nichels ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Miller ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Maserati 8CTF

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Weidel ???

Mercury V8

Ewing ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Snowberger ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Stevens ???

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Kurtis Kraft 2000

Offenhauser L4 4.5