1912 Indianpolis 500
30 May - Indianpolis: 200 laps x 2.500 miles = 500.00 miles
804.675 km (4.023 km x 200 Laps)


 Pole Position: Gil Anderson Stutz/Wisconsin 80.930 MPH
 Fastest Lap: N/A

Results:

 1* 8   7 Joe Dawson        National             6:21:06     78.719             
 2* 3   3 Ted Tetzlaff      Fiat                 6:31:29     76.632             
 3 21  17 Hughie Hughes     Mercer               6:33:09     76.307             
 4*28  22 Charles Merz      Stutz Wisc.          6:34:40     76.014             
 5*18  15 William Endicott  Schacht              6:46:28.2   73.806             
 6* 2   2 Len Zengel        Stutz Wisc.          6:50:28.4   73.086             
 7*14  11 John Jenkins      White                6:52:38.4   72.703             
 8*22  18 Joe Horan         Lozier               6:59:38     71.491             
 9* 9   8 Howard Wilcox     National             7:11:30.4   69.524             
10 19  16 Ralph Mulford     Knox                 8:53:00     56.285

Did Not Finish:
             
11  4   4 Ralph DePalma     Mercedes                198  Broken piston          
12 15  12 Bob Burman        Cutting                 157  Wrecked                
13 12  10 Bert Dingley      Simplex                 116  Broken connecting rod  
14 25  21 Joe Matson        Lozier                  110  Broken crankshaft      
15  7   6 Spencer Wishart   Mercedes                 82  Broken water line      
16  1   1 Gil Anderson      Stutz                    80  Broken rear wheel      
17*17  14 Billy Liesaw      Marquette-Buick          72  Car on fire            
18* 5  24 Louis Disbrow     Case                     67  Sheared diff pin       
19 23  19 Mel Marquette     McFarland                63  Broken right wheel     
20* 6   5 Eddie Hearne      Case                     55  Broken crankshaft      
21*16  13 Lee Frayer        Firestone-Columbus       43  Broken intake valve    
22 29  23 David Bruce-Brown National                 25  Broken valve           
23 10   9 Harry Knight      Lexington                 6  Engine trouble         
24 24  20 Len Ormsby        Opel                      5  Burned conn rod        
* relieved drivers

RELIEF DRIVERS                                           starting driver

 1  8     Don Herr           National                    Dawson
 2  3     Caleb Bragg        Fiat                        Tetzlaff
 4 28     Billy Knipper      Stutz                       Merz		
 5 18     Harry Endicott     Schacht                     B. Endicott
 6  2     Billy Knipper      Stutz                       Zengel
 7 14     Charles Arnold     White                       Jenkins
 8 22     George Ainslee     Lozier                      Horan 		
 9  9     Bill Rader         National                    Wilcox		
17 17     W.H. Farr          Marquette-Buick             Liesaw  	
18  5     Neil Whalen        Case                        Disbrow
20  6     Neil Whalen        Case                        Hearne		
21 16     Eddie Rickenbacker Firestone-Columbus          Frayer		

Did Not Qualify:

   27     Romine            Continental                  DNS, too slow
   26     Charles Shambaugh Shambaugh Buick              Did not qualify
   31     Lee Oldfield      Masonn Duesenberg            Did not qualify


Qualifying Times:
Pos Car # Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Speed
1 1 Gil Anderson Stutz/Ideal Motor Car Stutz/Wisconsin 80.930
2 2 Len Zengel Stutz/Ideal Motor Car Stutz/Wisconsin 78.850
3 3 Teddy Tetzlaff Fiat/E.E. Hewlett Fiat/Fiat 84.240
4 4 Ralph DePalma Mercedes/E.J. Schroeder Mercedes/Mercedes 86.020
5 6 Eddie Hearne J.I. Case T.M. Case/Case 81.850
6 7 Spencer Wishart Mercedes/Spencer Wishart Mercedes/Mercedes 83.950
7 8 Joe Dawson National Motor Vehicle National/National 86.130
8 9 Howdy Wilcox National Motor Vehicle National/National 87.200
9 10 Harry Knight Lexington Motor Car Lexington/Lexington 75.920
10 12 Bert Dingley Simplex/Bert Dingley Simplex/Simplex 80.770
11 14 Johnny Jenkins White Indianapolis White/White 80.820
12 15 Bob Burman Cutting/Clark-Carter Auto Cutting/Cutting 84.110
13 16 Eddie Rickenbacker Firestone/Columbus Buggy Firestone/Firestone 77.300
14 17 Billy Liesaw Marquette-Buick/Thomson Marquette/Buick 77.510
15 18 Bill Endicott Schacht Motor Car Schacht/Wisconsin 80.570
16 19 Ralph Mulford Knox/Ralph Mulford Knox/Knox 87.880
17 21 Hughie Hughes Mercer Motors Mercer/Mercer 81.810
18 22 Joe Horan Lozier/Dr. W.H. Chambers Lozier/Lozier 80.480
19 23 Mel Marquette McFarlan/Speed Motors McFarlan/McFarlan 78.080
20 24 Len Ormsby Opel/I.C. Stern & B.C. Noble Opel/Opel 84.090
21 25 Joe Matson Lozier/O. Applegate Lozier/Lozier 79.900
22 28 Charlie Merz Stutz/Ideal Motor Car Stutz/Wisconsin 78.880
23 29 David Bruce-Brown National Motor Vehicle National/National 88.450
24 5 Louis Disbrow J.I. Case T.M. Case/Case 76.540
RACE NOTES
 1) 600 cu inch limitation
 2) 75 mph minimum qualifying speed, starting position determined by entry date.
    Fast Qualifier: David Bruce-Brown	Speed:  88.450 mph	
.   Disbrow drew first row position but started last due to late arrival at track.
 3) Track type: brick oval.