International 500 Mile Sweepstakes
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
2.5 Mile Brick Oval
200 Laps/500 Miles
May 31, 1915

Finish Start Driver Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Laps Status

Points

1 2 Ralph DePalma 2 Mercedes Mercedes Mercedes 200 5:33:55.51 89.840 1,000*
2 3 Dario Resta 3 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 200 5:37:24.94 88.911 520*
3 5 Gil Andersen 5 Stutz Stutz Stutz 200 5:42:27.58 87.601 270*
4 4 Earl Cooper 4 Stutz Stutz Stutz 200 5:46:19.36 86.624 140*
5 11 Eddie O'Donnell 15 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 200 6:08:13.27 81.473 90*
6 7 Bob Burman 8 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 200 6:13:19.61 80.358 60*
7 1 Howdy Wilcox 1 Stutz Stutz Stutz 200 6:14:19.73 80.143 50*
8 9 Tom Alley 10 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 200 6:15:08.01 79.971 40*
9 16 William Carlson 19 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell 200 6:19:55.90 78.961 35*
10 14 Noel Van Raalte 7 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam 200 6:35:23.43 75.874 30*
11 24 Willie Haupt 28 Emden Emden Emden 200 7:04:01.7 70.75
12 10 Harry Grant 14 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam 184 Loose mud apron
13 17 Tom Orr 21 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell 168 Broken rear axle bearing
14 6 Jean Porporato 6 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam 164 Frozen piston
15 15 Joe Cooper 18 Sebring Duesenberg Duesenberg 154 Wrecked SS
16 18 Ralph Mulford 22 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 124 Broken connecting rod
17 12 George Babcock 16 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 117 Broken cylinder
18 8 Art Klein 9 Kleinart Duesenberg Duesenberg 111 Disqualified - smoking
19 19 Eddie Rickenbacker 29 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell 103 Broken connecting rod
20 23 Louis Chevrolet 27 Cornelian Cornelian Sterling 76 Broken valve
21 13 John DePalma 17 Delage Delage Delage 41 Broken flywheel
22 20 John Mais 24 Mais Mais Mercer 23 DQ, left course
23 22 George Hill 26 Bugatti Bugatti Bugatti 20 Broken water pump
24 21 Charles Cox 25 Purcell Cino Mercer 12 Broken timing gear
-- -- John Aitken 5 Stutz Stutz Stutz X Relieved G. Anderson
-- -- Billy Chandler 22 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg X Relieved Ralph Mulford
-- -- John Aitken 4 Stutz Stutz Stutz X Relieved E. Cooper
-- -- Hughie Hughes 19 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell X Relieved William Carlson
-- -- William Carlson 21 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell X Relieved Orr
-- -- Billy Chandler 9 Kleinart Duesenberg Duesenberg X Relieved A. Klein
-- -- Joe Boyer 27 Cornelian Cornelian Sterling -- Raced by L. Chevrolet
-- -- Hughie Hughes 26 F. R. P. Porter Porter -- Did not qualify
-- -- Willie Haupt 24 Bergdoll X X -- Did not qualify
-- -- Ralph Mulford 35 Mulford Mulford Duesenberg -- Did not qualify
-- -- Barney Oldfield 22 Mercer Mercer Mercer -- Did not qualify
-- -- Tom Orr 34 Harroun Mercer Mercer -- Did not qualify
-- -- Erwin Bergdoll 18 Bergdoll X X -- Did not qualify
-- -- Grant Donaldson 28 Emden Emden Emden -- Disqualified - inexperience
-- -- Grover Bergdoll 19 Bergdoll X X -- Did not qualify
-- -- W. W. Brown 7 DuChesneau DuChesneau Brown -- Did not qualify
-- -- Jim Hill 41 Bals X X -- Did not qualify
-- -- Charles Keene 27 F. R. P. Porter Porter -- Did not qualify
-- -- Carl Limberg 31 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam -- Did not qualify
-- -- Jack LeCain 12 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot -- DQ - too many Peugeots
-- -- Edward McNay 36 Cino Cino Mercer -- Did not qualify
-- -- Joe Nikrent 21 Mercer Mercer Mercer -- Did not qualify
-- -- Barney Oldfield 7 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam -- Withdrew
-- -- Eddie Pullen 22 Mercer Mercer Mercer -- Did not qualify
-- -- Neil Whalen 28 F. R. P. Porter Porter -- Did not qualify
-- -- Glover Ruckstell 20 Mercer Mercer Mercer -- Withdrew after qualifying
-- -- Charles Shambaugh 40 Shambaugh Shambaugh Buick -- Did not qualify
-- -- Wilbur D'Alene 22 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg -- Driven by Mulford
-- -- Caleb Bragg 12 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot -- Did not qualify
-- -- Barney Oldfield X Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell -- Did not qualify
-- -- Barney Oldfield 26 Bugatti Bugatti Bugatti -- Did not arrive
-- -- Jean Chassagne X Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam -- Did not arrive
-- -- Louis Coatalen X Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam -- Did not arrive
-- -- Arthur Duray X Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot -- Did not arrive
-- -- Frank Galvin 12 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot -- Wrecked practice
-- -- Caleb Bragg 2 Mercedes Mercedes Mercedes -- Entered as relief driver for R. DePalma, did not participate in race
-- -- Willie Knipper 8 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot -- Entered as relief driver for B. Burman, did not participate in race
-- -- C. L. Rogers 9 Kleinart Duesenberg Duesenberg -- Entered as relief driver for A. Klein, did not participate in race
-- -- Carl Limberg 14 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam -- Entered as relief driver for H. Grant, did not participate in race
-- -- Charles Keene 15 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg -- Entered as relief driver for O'Donnell, did not participate in race
-- -- Caleb Bragg 17 Delage Delage Delage -- Entered as relief driver for J. DePalma, did not participate in race
-- -- Frank Galvin 18 Sebring Duesenberg Duesenberg -- Entered as relief driver for J. Cooper, did not participate in race
-- -- Clemens 24 Mais Mais Mercer -- Entered as relief driver for Mais, did not participate in race
-- -- Frank Farber 25 Purcell Cino Mercer -- Entered as relief driver for C. Cox, did not participate in race
-- -- Maurice X Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam -- Entered as relief driver for Porporato and Van Raalte, did not participate in race

Known riding mechanics in this race:

Finish Start Driver Mechanic Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Laps Status
1 2 Ralph DePalma Louis Fontaine 2 Mercedes Mercedes Mercedes 200 5:33:55.51 89.840
2 3 Dario Resta Fred McCarthy 3 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 200 5:37:24.94 88.911
3 5 Gil Andersen Tom Rooney 5 Stutz Stutz Stutz 200 5:42:27.58 87.601
4 4 Earl Cooper Reeves Dutton 4 Stutz Stutz Stutz 200 5:46:19.36 86.624
5 11 Eddie O'Donnell P. Henderson 15 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 200 6:08:13.27 81.473
6 7 Bob Burman Jack Gable 8 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 200 6:13:19.61 80.358
7 1 Howdy Wilcox Culla Scott 1 Stutz Stutz Stutz 200 6:14:19.73 80.143
8 9 Tom Alley Jack Henderson 10 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 200 6:15:08.01 79.971
9 16 William Carlson Paul Franzen 19 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell 200 6:19:55.90 78.961
10 14 Noel Van Raalte E. N. Copple 7 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam 200 6:35:23.43 75.874
11 24 Willie Haupt Lou Donaldson 28 Emden Emden Emden 200 7:04:01.7 70.75
12 10 Harry Grant Robert Moore 14 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam 184 Loose mud apron
13 17 Tom Orr Reuben Stafford 21 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell 168 Broken rear axle bearing
14 6 Jean Porporato Maurice Ronco 6 Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam 164 Frozen piston
15 15 Joe Cooper Louis Piel 18 Sebring Duesenberg Duesenberg 154 Wrecked SS
16 18 Ralph Mulford Paul Stevens 22 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 124 Broken connecting rod
17 12 George Babcock J. E. Wicker 16 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 117 Broken cylinder
18 8 Art Klein F. B. Leightner 9 Kleinart Duesenberg Duesenberg 111 Disqualified - smoking
19 19 Eddie Rickenbacker Erick Schrader 29 Maxwell Maxwell Maxwell 103 Broken connecting rod
20 23 Louis Chevrolet Dutch Klein 27 Cornelian Cornelian Sterling 76 Broken valve
21 13 John DePalma C. Phillips 17 Delage Delage Delage 41 Broken flywheel
22 20 John Mais John Jackes 24 Mais Mais Mercer 23 DQ, left course
23 22 George Hill William Healy 26 Bugatti Bugatti Bugatti 20 Broken water pump
24 21 Charles Cox H. E. McCord 25 Purcell Cino Mercer 12 Broken timing gear
-- -- Willie Haupt Grant Donaldson 28 Emden Emden Emden X Relieved L. Donaldson as riding mechanic
-- -- Frank Galvin Ray Daschbach X Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot -- Wrecked practice
-- -- Harold Van Gorder Walter Bardell 29 Lozier Lozier Lozier -- Wrecked practice
-- -- Gil Andersen Robert Rold 5 Stutz Stutz Stutz -- Originally scheduled to ride, replaced when race delayed by rain

 

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