1916 Vanderbilt Cup
16 November - Santa Monica: 35 laps x 13.5185 km = 473.146 km


 Pole Position: Dario Resta (Peugeot)  5'36"
 Fastest Lap: N/A

Results:

 1   1 16 Dario Resta        Peugeot              3:22:48.4  
 2   8  3 Earl Cooper        Stutz Wisconsin      3:30:40.4  
 3  21  9 William Weightman  Duesenberg           3:42:00.4  
 4   6  8 Clyde Rhoades      Hudson               3:54:45.0  
 5  20 19 A. H. Patterson    Hudson                  34  Flagged
 6  19  7 Ira Vail           Hudson                  31  Flagged

Did Not Finish:

    12 12 William Bolden     Stutz Duesenberg        31  Broken drive shaft
     4 17 Eddie Pullen       Mercer                  30  Broken transmission
    16  5 John Aitken        Peugeot                 19  Broken valve
    18 15 George Buzane      Duesenberg              15  Cracked cylinder
     2  6 Joe Thomas         Mercer                  11  Broken radiator
    11  1 Mike Moosie        Duesenberg              11  Sticking valves
    24  2 Lewis Jackson      Marmon                   9  Clutch
    27 18 Omar Toft          Duesenberg               9  Burned bearing
     3  4 Glover Ruckstell   Mercer                   8  Ignition
    22 14 William Carlton                             6  Out of tires
    17 10 Eddie Rickenbacker Duesenberg               6  Stripped gears
    23 13 William Cody       National                 4  Seized brakes
    14 11 Sterling Price     Gandy Duesenberg         4  Burned clutch

Non qualifiers:

     7    Rea Lentz                                      Did not appear
    10    Emil Agraz                                     Did not appear

RACE NOTES:

 1) Race open for cars with maximum of 600 cu inch; only 300 cu inch cars awarded points.
 2) Cars started at 10 second intervals.
 3) Total Purse: $8,500
 4) Promoter: E.E. Randall. AAA Sanction No. 950