Race Results for the 1965 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 2 82 Jim Clark Lotus powered by Ford Lotus/Ford 150.686 200 190 $166,621
2 5 98 Parnelli Jones (W) Agajanian Hurst Kuzma-Lotus/Ford 149.200 200 0 $64,661
3 4 12 Mario Andretti (R) Dean Van Lines Brawner/Ford 149.121 200 0 $42,551
4 7 74 Al Miller (Krulac) Jerry Alderman Ford Lotus/Ford 146.581 200 0 $26,641
5 14 76 Gordon Johncock (R) Weinberger Homes Watson/Offy 146.417 200 0 $21,981
6 15 81 Mickey Rupp (R) G.C. Murphy Gerhardt/Offy Running 198 0 $18,971
7 22 83 Bobby Johns (R) Lotus powered by Ford Lotus/Ford Running 197 0 $16,886
8 18 4 Don Branson Wynn's Watson/Ford Running 197 0 $16,376
9 32 45 Al Unser (R) Sheraton-Thompson Lola/Ford Running 196 0 $14,416
10 28 23 Eddie Johnson Chapman Watson/Offy Running 195 0 $14,656
11 9 7 Lloyd Ruby Dupont Golden 7 Halibrand/Ford Blown engine 184 0 $11,846
12 12 16 Len Sutton Bryant Heating & Cooling Vollstedt/Ford Running 177 0 $11,586
13 29 14 Johnny Boyd George R. Bryant & Staff BRP/Ford Rear gears 140 0 $11,976
14 21 53 Walt Hansgen MG-Liquid Suspension Huffaker/Offy Overheating 117 0 $10,566
15 1 1 A.J. Foyt (W) Sheraton-Thompson Lotus/Ford Gearbox 115 10 $20,517
16 24 5 Bud Tingelstad American Red Ball Lola/Ford Accident 115 0 $9,596
17 6 66 Billy Foster (R) Jim Robbins Vollstedt/Offy Water line 85 0 $9,936
18 19 18 Arnie Knepper (R) Konstant Hot Kurtis/Offy Cylinder 80 0 $10,326
19 8 9 Bobby Unser STP Gas Treatment Ferguson/Novi Oil fitting 69 0 $9,216
20 13 52 Jim McElreath Zink-Urschel Trackburner Brabham/Offy Gear chain 66 0 $8,656
21 16 94 George Snider (R) Gerhardt Gerhardt/Offy Rear end 64 0 $8,696
22 25 65 Ronnie Duman Travelon Trailer/H&H Bookbinding Gerhardt/Offy Rear end 62 0 $8,786
23 31 41 Masten Gregory (R) George R. Bryant & Staff BRP/Ford Oil Pressure 59 0 $9,076
24 10 54 Bob Veith MG-Liquid Suspension Huffaker/Offy Piston 58 0 $8,266
25 26 88 Chuck Stevenson Vita Fresh Orange Juice Kuzma/Offy Piston 50 0 $8,306
26 3 17 Dan Gurney Yamaha Lotus/Ford Timing gears 42 0 $9,596
27 17 48 Jerry Grant (R) Bardahl/MG Liquid Susp. Huffaker/Offy Magneto 30 0 $7,786
28 30 19 Chuck Rodee Wally Weir's Mobilgas Halibrand/Offy Rear end 28 0 $8,726
29 27 29 Joe Leonard (R) All American Racers Halibrand/Ford Oil leak 27 0 $7,816
30 23 25 Roger McCluskey All American Racers Halibrand/Ford Clutch 18 0 $8,106
31 11 24 Johnny Rutherford Racing Associates Halibrand/Ford Rear end 15 0 $7,596
32 33 47 Bill Cheesbourg WIFE Good Guy Gerhardt/Offy Magneto 14 0 $7,836
33 20 59 Jim Hurtubise STP-Tombstone Life Kurtis/Novi Transmission 1 0 $8,626

* - complete car name/entrant data not available for all entries
(R) - Indicated Rookie
(W) - Indicates Past Winner