1951 Indianapolis 500 in Formula 1 at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1951 Indianapolis 500 poster

1951 Indianapolis 500 poster

1951 Indianapolis 500

1951 Indianapolis 500 is 9th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Lee Wallard won this race. This was his 1st victory. Mike Nazaruk and Manuel Ayulo also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1951 Switzerland Grand Prix
Next race: 1951 Belgium Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1951 Indianapolis 500

2nd victory for the Kurtis Kraft team
1st victory for the Lee Wallard
1st podium for the Lee Wallard
1st podium for the Mike Nazaruk
1st podium for the Manuel Ayulo

Lee Wallard - Winner of the 1951 Indianapolis 500

Lee Wallard - Winner of the 1951 Indianapolis 500

1951 Indianapolis 500

1951 Indianapolis 500

Kurtis Kraft ?? 1949 - 1951 Indianapolis 500 winner

Kurtis Kraft ?? 1949 - 1951 Indianapolis 500 winner

1951 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Lee Wallard 9.00  3h 57m 38.050s  ( 203.153 km/h ) 200 Murrell Belanger
2 Mike Nazaruk 6.00  3h 59m 25.293s  ( +1m 47.243s ) 200 Jim Robbins
3 Manuel Ayulo 2.00  4h 00m 29.440s  ( +2m 51.391s ) 100 Jack Hinkle
3 Jack Mcgrath 2.00   100 Jack Hinkle
4 Andy Linden 3.00  4h 02m 18.170s  ( +4m 40.120s ) 200 George Leitenberger
5 Bobby Ball 2.00  4h 02m 30.280s  ( +4m 52.230s ) 200 Blakely Oil
6 Henry Banks 0  4h 03m 18.070s  ( +5m 40.021s ) 200 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Hopkins
7 Carl Forberg 0   193 Automobile Shippers/Rassey
8 Duane Carter 0   180 Mobiloil/Rotary Engineering
9 Tony Bettenhausen 0  Spin 178 Mobiloil/Rotary Engineering
10 Duke Nalon 0  Engine 151 Novi Purelube/Jean Marcenac
11 Gene Force 0  Oil pressure 142 Brown Motors
12 Sam Hanks 0  Spin 135 Peter Schmidt
13 Bill Schindler 0  Connecting rod 129 H.A. Chapman
14 Mauri Rose 0  Spin 126 Pennzoil/Howard Keck
15 Walt Faulkner 0  Camshaft 123 Agajanian Grant Piston Ring
16 Jimmy Davies 0  Gearbox 110 Parks Offenhauser/L.E. Parks
17 Fred Agabashian 0  Clutch 109 Granatelli-Bardahl/Grancor
18 Carl Scarborough 0  Wheel bearing 100 McNamara/Lee Elkins
19 Bill Mackey 0  Clutch 97 Karl Hall
20 Chuck Stevenson 0  Fire 93 Bardahl/Carl Marchese
21 Johnnie Parsons 0  Magneto 87 Wynn's Friction Proofing / Walsh
22 Cecil Green 0  Connecting rod 80 John Zink/M.A. Walker
23 Troy Ruttman 0  Camshaft 78 Agajanian Featherweight
24 Duke Dinsmore 0  Overheating 73 Brown Motors
25 Chet Miller 0  Ignition 56 Novi Purelube/Jean Marcenac
26 Walt Brown 0  Magneto 55 Federal Engineering
27 Rodger Ward 0  Oil line 34 Deck Manufacturing
28 Cliff Griffith 0  Transmission 30 Ludson Morris
29 Bill Vukovich 0  Oil leak 29 Central Excavating/Pete Salemi
30 George Connor 0  Engine 29 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Marant
31 Mack Hellings 0  Engine 18 Tuffanelli-Derrico
32 Johnny Mcdowell 0  Fuel leak 15 W.J. / Maserati Race Cars
33 Joe James 0  Transmission 8 Bob Estes Lincoln-Mercury
nq Jerry Hoyt 0     Pat Clancy
nq Jackie Holmes 0     Richard Palmer
nq George Fonder 0     Ray Brady
nq Manuel Ayulo 0     Coast Grain
nq Jimmy Daywalt 0     Iddings
nq Johnnie Tolan 0     Peter Wales Trucking
nq Frank Armi 0     Hancock Dome
nq George Lynch 0     Louis Rassey
nq Bob Sweikert 0     Marion Engineering
nq Mike Salay 0  Accident   Michael Szalai
nq Bill Boyd 0     Ed Gdula
nq Jackie Holmes 0     Cincinnati Race Cars
nq Bayliss Levrett 0     Safety Seal
nq Joe Barzda 0     Joe Barzda
nq Bud Sennet 0     Auto Accessorie
nq George Fonder 0     Lutes Truck Parts
nq Frank Armi 0     Joe Scopa
nq George Fonder 0     Ray Brady
nq Frank Armi 0     Bardahl/Dick Page
nq Kenny Eaton 0     Jeanie-Lee/Glessner
nq Gordon Reid 0     Johnson / Herbert
nq Jimmy Bryan 0     Viking Trailer
nq Leroy Warriner 0     George Heller
nq Doc Shanebrook 0     Elgin Piston Pin
nq Ray Knepper 0     Bardahl/Fred Tomshe
f Jean Achard 0  Not present   Privé
nq Paul Russo 0     Kennedy Tank

Qualifying Results for the 1951 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
0 Manuel Ayulo 0 Jack Hinkle
0 Jack Mcgrath 0 Jack Hinkle
0 Bill Schindler 0 H.A. Chapman
0 Johnny Mcdowell 0 W.J. / Maserati Race Cars
0 Jerry Hoyt 0 Pat Clancy
0 Mauri Rose 0 Pennzoil/Howard Keck
0 Duke Nalon 0 Novi Purelube/Jean Marcenac
0 Mack Hellings 0 Tuffanelli-Derrico
0 George Connor 0 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Marant
0 Cliff Griffith 0 Ludson Morris
0 Jackie Holmes 0 Richard Palmer
0 Sam Hanks 0 Peter Schmidt
0 Joe James 0 Bob Estes Lincoln-Mercury
0 Duane Carter 0 Mobiloil/Rotary Engineering
0 George Fonder 0 Ray Brady
0 Manuel Ayulo 0 Coast Grain
0 Chet Miller 0 Novi Purelube/Jean Marcenac
0 Jimmy Daywalt 0 Iddings
0 Johnnie Tolan 0 Peter Wales Trucking
0 Frank Armi 0 Hancock Dome
0 George Lynch 0 Louis Rassey
0 Bob Sweikert 0 Marion Engineering
0 Mike Salay 0 Michael Szalai
0 Bill Boyd 0 Ed Gdula
0 Walt Brown 0 Federal Engineering
0 Jackie Holmes 0 Cincinnati Race Cars
0 Bayliss Levrett 0 Safety Seal
0 Rodger Ward 0 Deck Manufacturing
0 Joe Barzda 0 Joe Barzda
0 Bud Sennet 0 Auto Accessorie
0 Bobby Ball 0 Blakely Oil
0 George Fonder 0 Lutes Truck Parts
0 Andy Linden 0 George Leitenberger
0 Frank Armi 0 Joe Scopa
0 Fred Agabashian 0 Granatelli-Bardahl/Grancor
0 George Fonder 0 Ray Brady
0 Frank Armi 0 Bardahl/Dick Page
0 Kenny Eaton 0 Jeanie-Lee/Glessner
0 Gordon Reid 0 Johnson / Herbert
0 Carl Forberg 0 Automobile Shippers/Rassey
0 Gene Force 0 Brown Motors
0 Bill Mackey 0 Karl Hall
0 Jimmy Bryan 0 Viking Trailer
0 Carl Scarborough 0 McNamara/Lee Elkins
0 Leroy Warriner 0 George Heller
0 Jimmy Davies 0 Parks Offenhauser/L.E. Parks
0 Doc Shanebrook 0 Elgin Piston Pin
0 Ray Knepper 0 Bardahl/Fred Tomshe
0 Bill Vukovich 0 Central Excavating/Pete Salemi
0 Mike Nazaruk 0 Jim Robbins
0 Troy Ruttman 0 Agajanian Featherweight
0 Lee Wallard 0 Murrell Belanger
0 Jean Achard 0 Privé
0 Henry Banks 0 Blue Crown Spark Plug/Hopkins
0 Walt Faulkner 0 Agajanian Grant Piston Ring
0 Johnnie Parsons 0 Wynn's Friction Proofing / Walsh
0 Cecil Green 0 John Zink/M.A. Walker
0 Tony Bettenhausen 0 Mobiloil/Rotary Engineering
0 Duke Dinsmore 0 Brown Motors
0 Paul Russo 0 Kennedy Tank
0 Chuck Stevenson 0 Bardahl/Carl Marchese

List of all cars for the 1951 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Bromme ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Pawl ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Silnes ???

Chevrolet ???

Silnes ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Szalai ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 3000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Meyer ???

Novi L8 c 3.0

Marchese ?? 1938

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Trevis Indycar

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Ewing ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Watson ?? 1950

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Deidt Tuffanelli Derrico

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 2000

Offenhauser

Lesovsky ?

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Hall ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 2000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Gdula ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Schroeder ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Bardazon ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Maserati 8CL

Offenhauser SC

Kurtis Kraft ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Adams ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 2000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Talbot Lago T26C

Talbot 23CV L6 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 1000

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Nichels ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft 3000

Offenhauser L4 c 3.0

Scopa ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft ???

Duray L4 c

Stevens ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Rassey ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Maserati 8CTF

Maserati L8 c 3.0

Moore ???

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kuzma Indy Roadster

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Maserati 8CTF

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft ?? 1949

Offenhauser L4 4.5