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1951 Indianapolis 500

Round
2/8
Date
May 30, 1951 at 00:00
Location
Indianapolis, United States of America
Wallard
Winner
3:57:38.050
Winning time
Nalon
Pole position
Wallard
Fastest lap
1:07.260
Fastest lap time
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #99 Lee Wallard Kurtis 3:57:38.050 2nd 200 9
2 #83 Mike Nazaruk Kurtis +1:47.243 7th 200 6
3 #9 Jack McGrath Kurtis +2:51.390 3rd 200 2
3 #9 Manny Ayulo Kurtis 2
4 #57 Andy Linden Sherman +4:40.120 31st 200 3
5 #52 Bobby Ball Schroeder +4:52.230 29th 200 2
6 #1 Henry Banks Moore +5:40.020 17th 200
7 #68 Carl Forberg Kurtis +7 laps 24th 193
8 #27 Duane Carter Deidt +20 laps 4th 180
9 #5 Tony Bettenhausen Deidt Spun off 9th 178
10 #18 Duke Nalon Kurtis Retirement 1st 151
11 #69 Gene Force Kurtis Engine 22nd 142
12 #25 Sam Hanks Kurtis Engine 12th 135
13 #10 Bill Schindler Kurtis Engine 16th 129
14 #16 Mauri Rose Deidt Accident 5th 126
15 #2 Walt Faulkner Kuzma Engine 14th 123
16 #76 Jimmy Davies Pawl Axle 27th 110
17 #59 Fred Agabashian Kurtis Clutch 11th 109
18 #73 Carl Scarborough Kurtis Fire 15th 100
19 #71 Bill Mackey Hall Clutch 33rd 97
20 #8 Chuck Stevenson Marchese Fire 19th 93
21 #3 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Magneto 8th 87
22 #4 Cecil Green Kurtis Engine 10th 80
23 #98 Troy Ruttman Kurtis Engine 6th 78
24 #6 Duke Dinsmore Schroeder Overheating 32nd 73
25 #32 Chet Miller Kurtis Ignition 28th 56
26 #44 Walt Brown Kurtis Magneto 13th 55
27 #48 Rodger Ward Bromme Oil pipe 25th 34
28 #23 Cliff Griffith Kurtis Axle 18th 30
29 #81 Bill Vukovich Trevis Oil leak 20th 29
30 #22 George Connor Lesovsky Transmission 21st 29
31 #19 Mack Hellings Deidt Engine 23rd 18
32 #12 Johnny McDowell Maserati Fuel leak 26th 15
33 #26 Joe James Watson Transmission 30th 8
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #18 Duke Nalon Kurtis 4:23.740
2 #99 Lee Wallard Kurtis 4:26.590 +2.850
3 #9 Jack McGrath Kurtis 4:28.050 +4.310
4 #27 Duane Carter Deidt 4:29.160 +5.420
5 #16 Mauri Rose Deidt 4:29.820 +6.080
6 #98 Troy Ruttman Kurtis 4:32.080 +8.340
7 #83 Mike Nazaruk Kurtis 4:32.350 +8.610
8 #3 Johnnie Parsons Kurtis 4:32.410 +8.670
9 #5 Tony Bettenhausen Deidt 4:32.830 +9.090
10 #4 Cecil Green Kurtis 4:32.950 +9.210
11 #59 Fred Agabashian Kurtis 4:26.610 +2.870
12 #25 Sam Hanks Kurtis 4:30.680 +6.940
13 #44 Walt Brown Kurtis 4:32.920 +9.180
14 #2 Walt Faulkner Kuzma 4:23.020 -0.720
15 #73 Carl Scarborough Kurtis 4:25.460 +1.720
16 #10 Bill Schindler Kurtis 4:28.590 +4.850
17 #1 Henry Banks Moore 4:28.860 +5.120
18 #23 Cliff Griffith Kurtis 4:28.980 +5.240
19 #8 Chuck Stevenson Marchese 4:29.130 +5.390
20 #81 Bill Vukovich Trevis 4:29.210 +5.470
21 #22 George Connor Lesovsky 4:29.960 +6.220
22 #69 Gene Force Kurtis 4:30.470 +6.730
23 #19 Mack Hellings Deidt 4:30.830 +7.090
24 #68 Carl Forberg Kurtis 4:30.900 +7.160
25 #48 Rodger Ward Bromme 4:26.930 +3.190
26 #12 Johnny McDowell Maserati 4:31.750 +8.010
27 #76 Jimmy Davies Pawl 4:29.630 +5.890
28 #32 Chet Miller Kurtis 4:25.100 +1.360
29 #52 Bobby Ball Schroeder 4:28.460 +4.720
30 #26 Joe James Watson 4:28.460 +4.720
31 #57 Andy Linden Sherman 4:32.260 +8.520
32 #6 Duke Dinsmore Schroeder 4:32.780 +9.040
33 #71 Bill Mackey Hall 4:38.820 +15.080
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #99 Lee Wallard Kurtis 1:07.260 23

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Juan Manuel Fangio Alfa Romeo 1 1 9
2 Lee Wallard Kurtis 1 1 9 0
3 Piero Taruffi Ferrari 0 1 6 -3
4 Mike Nazaruk Kurtis 0 1 6 -3
5 Nino Farina Alfa Romeo 0 1 4 -5
6 Consalvo Sanesi Alfa Romeo 0 0 3 -6
7 Andy Linden Sherman 0 0 3 -6
8 Jack McGrath Kurtis 0 1 2 -7
9 Manny Ayulo Kurtis 0 1 2 -7
10 Emmanuel de Graffenried Alfa Romeo 0 0 2 -7
11 Bobby Ball Schroeder 0 0 2 -7

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Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
1960 #4 Jim Rathmann Rodger Ward Paul Goldsmith 1:01.590 - Jim Rathmann Eddie Sachs
1959 #5 Rodger Ward Jim Rathmann Johnny Thomson 1:01.890 - Johnny Thomson Johnny Thomson
1958 #1 Jimmy Bryan George Amick Johnny Boyd 1:02.370 - Tony Bettenhausen Dick Rathmann
1957 #9 Sam Hanks Jim Rathmann Jimmy Bryan 1:02.750 - Jim Rathmann Pat O'Connor
1956 #8 Pat Flaherty Sam Hanks Don Freeland 1:02.320 - Paul Russo Pat Flaherty
1955 #6 Bob Sweikert Tony Bettenhausen Jimmy Davies 1:03.670 - Bill Vukovich Jerry Hoyt
1954 #14 Bill Vukovich Jimmy Bryan Jack McGrath 1:04.040 - Jack McGrath Jack McGrath
1953 #14 Bill Vukovich Art Cross Sam Hanks 1:06.240 - Bill Vukovich Bill Vukovich
1952 #98 Troy Ruttman Jim Rathmann Sam Hanks 1:06.600 - Bill Vukovich Fred Agabashian
1950 #1 Johnnie Parsons Bill Holland Mauri Rose 1:09.770 - Johnnie Parsons Walt Faulkner
The 1951 Indianapolis 500 started May 30, 1951 on Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, United States of America. Duke Nalon started from pole position with Lee Wallard next to him. Jack McGrath started from third place.

In 3 hour, 57 minutes and 38 seconds Lee Wallard finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Mike Nazaruk in second and Manny Ayulo in third place.

After the 1951 Indianapolis 500, Juan Manuel Fangio is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 9 points. Fangio is 0 points ahead of Lee Wallard.