Indianapolis 500 Historical Stats

Indianapolis 500 Race Summaries
Margin of Victory
Year Winner Second Place Margin
1911 Ray Harroun Ralph Mulford 1:43.00
1912 Joe Dawson Teddy Tetzlaff 10:23.00
1913 Jules Goux Spencer Wishart 13:08.40
1914 Rene Thomas Arthur Duray 6:39.00
1915 Ralph DePalma Dario Resta 3:29.43
1916 Dario Resta Wilbur D’Alene 1:57.57 (sched. 300 miles)
1919 Howdy Wilcox Eddie Hearne 3:46.17
1920 Gaston Chevrolet Rene Thomas 6:19.60
1921 Tommy Milton Roscoe Sarles 3:49.38
1922 Jimmy Murphy Harry Hartz 3:13.60
1923 Tommy Milton Harry Hartz 3:15.73
1924 L.L. Corum/Joe Boyer Earl Cooper 1:23.57
1925 Peter DePaolo Dave Lewis 53.69
1926 Frank Lockhart Harry Hartz Two laps, 35.54 (400 miles-Rain)
1927 George Souders Earl DeVore 12:02.87
1928 Louis Meyer Lou Moore 43.89
1929 Ray Keech Louis Meyer 6:23.79
1930 Billy Arnold Shorty Cantlon 7:17.36
1931 Louis Schneider Fred Frame 43.19
1932 Fred Frame Howdy Wilcox II 43.66
1933 Louis Meyer Wilbur Shaw 6:41.89
1934 Bill Cummings Mauri Rose 27.25
1935 Kelly Petillo Wilbur Shaw 40.02
1936 Louis Meyer Ted Horn 2:17.15
1937 Wilbur Shaw Ralph Hepburn 2.16
1938 Floyd Roberts Wilbur Shaw 3:35.27
1939 Wilbur Shaw Jimmy Snyder 1:48.22
1940 Wilbur Shaw Rex Mays 1:14.14 (Rain -- Laps 150-200 under caution)
1941 Floyd Davis/Mauri Rose Rex Mays 1:29.95
1946 George Robson Jimmy Jackson 44.04
1947 Mauri Rose Bill Holland 32.12
1948 Mauri Rose Bill Holland 1:24.07
1949 Bill Holland Johnnie Parsons 3:11.00
1950 Johnnie Parsons Bill Holland 38.00 (345 miles-Rain)
1951 Lee Wallard Mike Nazaruk 1:47.26
1952 Troy Ruttman Jim Rathmann 4:02.36
1953 Bill Vukovich Art Cross 3:30.87
1954 Bill Vukovich Jimmy Bryan 1:09.99
1955 Bob Sweikert Tony Bettenhausen 2:43.98
1956 Pat Flaherty Sam Hanks 20.46
1957 Sam Hanks Jim Rathmann 21.40
1958 Jimmy Bryan George Amick 27.65
1959 Rodger Ward Jim Rathmann 23.27
1960 Jim Rathmann Rodger Ward 12.67
1961 A.J. Foyt Eddie Sachs 8.28
1962 Rodger Ward Len Sutton 11.52
1963 Parnelli Jones Jim Clark 33.84
1964 A.J. Foyt Rodger Ward 1:24.35
1965 Jim Clark Parnelli Jones 1:59.98
1966 Graham Hill Jim Clark 41.13
1967 A.J. Foyt Al Unser No Time (Red flag -- Lap 200)
1968 Bobby Unser Dan Gurney 53.81
1969 Mario Andretti Dan Gurney 1:53.02
1970 Al Unser Mark Donohue 32.19
1971 Al Unser Peter Revson 22.48
1972 Mark Donohue Al Unser 3:10.55
1973 Gordon Johncock Billy Vukovich 1:24.91 (332.5 miles-Rain)
1974 Johnny Rutherford Bobby Unser 22.32
1975 Bobby Unser Johnny Rutherford 1:04.00 (435 miles-Rain)
1976 Johnny Rutherford A.J. Foyt 15.36 (255 miles-Rain)
1977 A.J. Foyt Tom Sneva 28.63
1978 Al Unser Tom Sneva 8.09
1979 Rick Mears A.J. Foyt 45.69
1980 Johnny Rutherford Tom Sneva 29.92
1981 Bobby Unser Mario Andretti 5.18
1982 Gordon Johncock Rick Mears 0.16
1983 Tom Sneva Al Unser 11.174
1984 Rick Mears Roberto Guerrero Two laps
1985 Danny Sullivan Mario Andretti 2.477
1986 Bobby Rahal Kevin Cogan 1.441
1987 Al Unser Roberto Guerrero 4.496
1988 Rick Mears Emerson Fittipaldi 7.076 (under caution)
1989 Emerson Fittipaldi Al Unser Jr. Two laps(under caution)
1990 Arie Luyendyk Bobby Rahal 10.878
1991 Rick Mears Michael Andretti 3.149
1992 Al Unser Jr. Scott Goodyear 0.043
1993 Emerson Fittipaldi Arie Luyendyk 2.862
1994 Al Unser Jr. Jacques Villeneuve 8.600
1995 Jacques Villeneuve Christian Fittipaldi 2.481
1996 Buddy Lazier Davy Jones 0.695
1997 Arie Luyendyk Scott Goodyear 0.570
1998 Eddie Cheever Jr. Buddy Lazier 3.191
1999 Kenny Brack Jeff Ward 6.562
2000 Juan Pablo Montoya Buddy Lazier 7.184
2001 Helio Castroneves Gil de Ferran 1.7373
2002 Helio Castroneves Paul Tracy No time - under caution
2003 Gil de Ferran Helio Castroneves 0.2990
2004 Buddy Rice Tony Kanaan No time - under caution (450 Miles-Rain)
2005 Dan Wheldon Vitor Meira No time – under caution
2006 Sam Hornish Jr. Marco Andretti 0.0635
2007 Dario Franchitti Scott Dixon No time – under caution (415 Miles-Rain)
2008 Scott Dixon Vitor Meira 1.7498
2009 Helio Castroneves Dan Wheldon 1.9819
2010 Dario Franchitti Dan Wheldon No time – under caution
2011 Dan Wheldon JR Hildebrand No time – under caution
2012 Dario Franchitti Scott Dixon No time – under caution
2013 Tony Kanaan Carlos Munoz No time – under caution
2014 Ryan Hunter-Reay Helio Castroneves 0.0600
2015 Juan Pablo Montoya Will Power 0.1046
2016 Alexander Rossi Carlos Munoz 4.4975
2017 Takuma Sato Helio Castroneves 0.2011
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