1916 Harkness Gold Medal Race
28 October - Sheepshead Bay, NY: 50 laps x 3.2168 km = 160.93 km


 Pole Position: N/A
 Fastest Lap: N/A

Results:

 1  10 15 John Aitken        Peugeot               56:37.65  
 2  11  8 Frank Galvin       Premier               56:45.35  
 3   1 17 Howard Wilcox      Peugeot               57:10.53  
 4   3 14 Pete Henderson     Maxwell               59:04.70  
 5  17 12 Earl DeVore        Duesenberg            59:05.47  
 6   1  1 James Benedict     Duesenberg            59:23.88  
 7  19 10 Hughie Hughes      Duesenberg          1:01:47.10  
 8   8  2 Art Klein          Crawford Duesenberg             Flagged
 9  25 11 Tom Milton         Duesenberg                      Flagged
10  29  3 Jim Meyer          Pugh Duesenberg                 Flagged
11  15  7 Charles Devlin     Duesenberg                      Flagged
12  14 21 William Muller     Crawford Duesenberg             Flagged

Did Not Finish:

       26 George Adams       Adams Duesenberg                Out
        9 Gish               Duesenberg                      Out
    26 16 George Buzane      Duesenberg                      Out
     4  5 Milton McBride                                     Out
    16 13 Jules DeVigne      Delage                          Out
       22 Bert Watson        Duesenberg                      Out
       24 Andy Burt          Ogren/Duesenberg                Out
       25 Otto Henning       Ogren/Duesenberg                Out
       27 Rea Lentz          Romano Curtis                   Out
     4  6 Dario Resta        Peugeot                     32  Broken crankshaft
    12 20 Eddie Rickenbacker Maxwell                     25  Out
     6  4 Dave Lewis         Premier                     25  Carburetor trouble
    18 18 Jack LeCain        Delage                      20  Out
     5 19 Ira Vail           Hudson                      10  Out

Non qualifier:

          Ralph DePalma      Peugeot                         Did not start

RACE NOTES
 1) Starting positions determined by draw
 2) Jack LeCain set track record of 104.6 mph for 50 miles.
 3) 50 mile consolation race also held with J. DeVigne winning in a Delage at speed 104.08 mph.
 4) Attendance 20,000.
 5) Track Type: Board	
 6) Total Purse: $12,800
 7) AAA Sanction No. 990