1914 American Grand Prize

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United States  1914 American Grand Prize
Race details
1914 Grand Prix season
Date February 28, 1914
Official name V American Grand Prize
Location Santa Monica, United States
Course Public roads (Santa Monica Road Race Course)
13.546 km (8.417 mi)
Distance 48 laps, 650.201 km (404.016 mi)
Podium
First United States Eddie Pullen Mercer
Second United States Guy Ball Marmon
Third United States William Taylor Alco

The 1914 American Grand Prize, held on February 28, 1914 was the third race of the 1914 Grand Prix season. It was held at the Santa Monica Road Course in Santa Monica, California. The Vanderbilt Cup, another Grand Prix race, was held on the same track two days earlier. The Mercer of Eddie Pullen won by almost 40 minutes over the Marmon of Guy Ball.[1]

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Car Laps Time/Retired
1 4 United States Eddie Pullen Mercer 48 5:13:30
2 17 United States Guy Ball Marmon 48 5:53:23
3 6 United States William Taylor Alco 48 6:08:29
4 12 United States Ralph De Palma Mercedes 48 6:09:08
5 3 United States Gil Andersen Stutz-Wisconsin 44 Engine
6 9 United States Huntley Gordon Mercer 39 +9 Laps
7 7 United States Barney Oldfield Mercer 36 Fuel Pump
8 20 United States Eddie Rickenbacker Mason-Duesenberg 33 Crankshaft
9 14 United States John Marquis Sunbeam 32 Crash
10 15 United States Charles Muth Marmon 23 Out of fuel
11 19 United States Tony Janette Alco 23 Broken cylinder
12 2 United States Spencer Wishart Mercer 22 Bearing
13 16 United States Dave Lewis Fiat 22 Bearing
14 1 United States Ted Tetzlaff Fiat 17 Connecting rod guide
15 11 United States Frank Goode Apperson 17 Push rod
16 8 United States Earl Cooper Stutz-Wisconsin 5 Valve
17 18 United States Frank Verbeck Fiat 1 Valve
DNS 6 United States William Carlson Mason-Duesenberg 0 Connecting Rod
DNS United States Harry Grant Isotta-Fraschini 0 did not start
DNP United States Omar Toft Delage 0 did not appear

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1914 American Grand Prize, Champ Car Stats, Retrieved 2010-06-26


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