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1922 Indianapolis 500

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Sanctioning body  AAA
Winner  Jimmy Murphy
Pole position  Jimmy Murphy
Date  May 30, 1922
Winning Entrant  Jimmy Murphy
1922 Indianapolis 500
Average speed  94.484 mph (152.057 km/h)

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

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

Race details

  • For 1922, riding mechanics were required.
  • First alternate: none
  • References

    1922 Indianapolis 500 Wikipedia

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