1922 Indianapolis 500

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10th Indianapolis 500
Indy500winningcar1922.JPG
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis 500
Sanctioning body AAA
Date May 30, 1922
Winner Jimmy Murphy
Winning Entrant Jimmy Murphy
Average speed 94.484 mph (152.057 km/h)
Pole position Jimmy Murphy
Pole speed 100.500 mph (161.739 km/h)
Most laps led Jimmy Murphy (153)
Pre-race
Pace car National Sextet
Pace car driver Barney Oldfield
Chronology
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1921 1923

The 10th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday, May 30, 1922.

Jimmy Murphy is the first driver to win the race from the pole position. He was accompanied by riding mechanic Ernie Olson.

Time trials[edit]

Four-lap (10 mile) qualifying runs were utilized.

Results[edit]

Finish Start No Name Qual Rank Laps Led Status
1 1 35 United States Jimmy Murphy 100.500 1 200 153 Running
2 2 12 United States Harry Hartz (R) 99.970 2 200 42 Running
3 23 15 United States Eddie Hearne 95.600 13 200 0 Running
4 3 17 United States Ralph DePalma (W) 99.550 3 200 0 Running
5 14 31 United States Ora Haibe 92.900 18 200 0 Running
6 7 24 United States Jerry Wonderlich (R) 97.760 7 200 0 Running
7 13 21 United States I. P. Fetterman (R) 93.280 17 200 0 Running
8 9 1 Canada Ira Vail 96.750 10 200 0 Running
9 12 26 United States Tom Alley 94.050 16 200 0 Running
10 17 10 United States Joe Thomas 88.800 21 200 0 Running
11 16 3 United States Cannonball Baker (R) 89.600 20 200 0 Running
12 11 34 United States Cliff Durant 95.850 12 200 0 Running
13 19 22 United Kingdom Douglas Hawkes (R) 81.900 26 200 0 Running
14 21 18 United States C. Glenn Howard (R) 83.900 25 160 0 Flagged
15 18 25 United States Wilbur D'Alene 87.800 22 160 0 Flagged
16 8 9 United States Frank Elliott (R) 97.750 8 195 0 Rear axle
17 15 27 United States L. L. Corum (R) 89.650 19 169 0 Engine trouble
18 27 19 United States Jack Curtner (R) 165 0 Engine trouble
19 5 5 United States Ralph Mulford 99.200 5 161 0 Rod
20 10 7 United States Peter DePaolo (R) 96.200 11 110 3 Crash T3
21 25 6 United States Art Klein 87.150 23 105 0 Rod
22 4 4 United States Leon Duray (R) 99.250 4 94 2 Axle
23 6 2 United States Roscoe Sarles 98.000 6 88 0 Rod
24 24 8 United States Tommy Milton (W) 94.400 15 44 0 Gas tank
25 22 14 France Jules Goux (W) 96.950 9 25 0 Axle
26 20 23 United States Jules Ellingboe 95.500 14 25 0 Crash T4
27 26 16 United States Howdy Wilcox (W) 86.100 24 7 0 Valve spring
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Race details[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indianapolis 500 1922". Ultimate Racing History. Archived from the original on 15 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Blazier, John E. and Rollings, Tom (1994). Forgotten Heroes of the Speedways: The Riding Mechanics. 
  3. ^ The Talk of Gasoline Alley - 1070-AM WIBC, May 14, 2004


1921 Indianapolis 500
Tommy Milton
1922 Indianapolis 500
Jimmy Murphy
1923 Indianapolis 500
Tommy Milton
Preceded by
89.840 mph
(1915 Indianapolis 500)
Record for the fastest average speed
94.484
mph
Succeeded by
98.234 mph
(1924 Indianapolis 500)