William K. Vanderbilt Cup
Santa Monica Road Race Course
8.417 Mile Road Course
35 Laps/294.595 Miles
November 16, 1916

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

Points

1 16 Dario Resta 1 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 35 3:22:48.4 86.990 900
2 3 Earl Cooper 8 Stutz Stutz Wisconsin 35 3:30:40.4 83.741 470
3 9 William Weightman 21 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 35 3:42:00.4 79.466 240
4 8 Clyde Rhodes 6 Hudson Hudson Hudson 35 3:54:45.0 75.153 130
5 19 A. H. Patterson 20 Hudson Hudson Hudson 34 Flagged 80
6 7 Ira Vail 19 Hudson Hudson Hudson 31 Flagged 50
7 12 William Bolden 12 Chouchilla Stutz Duesenberg 31 Broken drive shaft
8 17 Eddie Pullen 4 Mercer Mercer Mercer 30 Broken transmission
9 5 John Aitken 16 Peugeot Peugeot Peugeot 19 Broken valve
10 15 George Buzane 18 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 15 Cracked cylinder
11 6 Joe Thomas 2 Mercer Mercer Mercer 11 Broken radiator
12 1 Mike Moosie 11 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 11 Sticking valves
13 2 Lewis Jackson 24 Marmon Marmon Marmon 9 Clutch
14 18 Omar Toft 27 Omar Toft Duesenberg 9 Burned bearing
15 4 Glover Ruckstell 3 Mercer Mercer Mercer 8 Ignition
16 14 William Carelton 22 Owl Ono Ono 6 Out of tires
17 10 Eddie Rickenbacker 17 Duesenberg Duesenberg Duesenberg 6 Stripped gears
18 13 William Cody 23 Cody Special National National 4 Seized brakes
19 11 Sterling Price 14 Gandy Gandy Duesenberg 4 Burned clutch
-- -- Harry Marshall 22 Owl Ono Ono -- Injured, driven by Carelton
-- -- Emil Agraz 10 Hercules Hercules Hercules -- Did not appear
-- -- Rea Lentz 7 Hartman X X -- Did not appear
-- -- Barney Oldfield X Delage Delage Delage -- Did not appear
-- -- Harry Horstman 5 Mercer Mercer Mercer -- Wrecked practice - fatal

**Horstman was not an official entry, and took to the track without permission.

Known riding mechanics in this race:

Finish Start Driver Mechanic Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Laps Status
2 3 Earl Cooper Reeves Dutton 8 Stutz Stutz Wisconsin 35 3:30:40.4 83.741
13 2 Lewis Jackson John Ghianda 24 Marmon Marmon Marmon 9 Clutch
-- -- Harry Horstman Charles Schwartz 5 Mercer Mercer Mercer -- Wrecked practice - fatal

 

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