Babe Stapp

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Elbert "Babe" Stapp (February 26, 1904 in San Antonio, Texas – September 17, 1980 in Indianapolis, Indiana) was an American racecar driver active in the 1920s and 1930s.

Career award[edit]

Indianapolis 500 results[edit]

Year[1] Car Start Qual Rank Finish Laps Led Retired
1927 38 24 109.555 18 31 24 0 Universal joint
1928 7 5 116.887 5 6 200 17 Running
1929 32 4 115.618 4 28 40 0 Universal joint
1930 8 32 104.950 10 31 18 0 Crash T3
1931 39 6 110.125 12 35 9 0 Oil leak/clutch
1933 45 29 116.626 9 23 156 60 Out of gas
1935 17 12 116.736 8 25 70 4 Radiator
1936 21 2 118.945 2 24 89 25 Crankshaft
1937 15 31 117.226 29 31 36 0 Clutch
1938 34 8 120.595 15 26 54 0 Valve
1939 31 16 125.000 12 5 200 0 Running
1940 24 12 123.367 11 24 64 0 Oil line
Totals 960 106
Starts 12
Poles 0
Front Row 1
Wins 0
Top 5 1
Top 10 2
Retired 10
  • Stapp's finishes from 1927 – 1938 rank as the worst ten-race finishing streak in Indy 500 history.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Babe Stapp Indy 500 Race Stats