Winning Combinations

Starting Positions of Winning Cars

Position #Wins Position #Wins Position #Wins
1st 20 12th 2 23rd 0
2nd 11 13th 4 24th 0
3rd 11 14th 1 25th 1
4th 6 15th 4 26th 0
5th 7 16th 2 27th 1
6th 5 17th 2 28th 2
7th 5 18th 0 29th 0
8th 2 19th 2 30th 0
9th 1 20th 3 31st 0
10th 3 21st 1 32nd 0
11th 2 22nd 2 33rd 0

Winners from Pole Positions - 20

Year Driver Year Driver
1922 Jimmy Murphy 1980 Johnny Rutherford
1923 Tommy Milton 1981 Bobby Unser
1930 Billy Arnold 1988 Rick Mears
1938 Floyd Roberts 1991 Rick Mears
1953 Bill Vukovich 1994 Al Unser Jr.
1956 Pat Flaherty 1997 Arie Luyendyk
1963 Parnelli Jones 2004 Buddy Rice
1970 Al Unser 2006 Sam Hornish Jr.
1976 Johnny Rutherford 2008 Scott Dixon
1979 Rick Mears 2009 Helio Castroneves

Rookie Winners - 10

Year Driver Year Driver
1911 Ray Harroun 1928 Louis Meyer*
1913 Jules Goux 1966 Graham Hill
1914 Rene Thomas 2000 Juan Pablo Montoya
1926 Frank Lockhart 2001 Helio Castroneves
1927 George Souders 2016 Alexander Rossi
*Meyer drove relief for Wilbur Shaw in 1927 before making first start in 1928.
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