Race Results for the 1971 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 5 1 Al Unser (W) Johnny Lightning P.J. Colt/Ford 157.735 200 103 $238,454
2 1 86 Peter Revson McLaren McLaren/Offy 157.419 200 0 $103,198
3 6 9 A.J. Foyt (W) ITT Thompson Coyote/Ford 156.069 200 0 $64,753
4 10 42 Jim Malloy Olsonite Eagle Eagle/Offy 154.577 200 0 $38,669
5 11 32 Bill Vukovich II Sugaripe Prune Brabham/Offy 154.563 200 0 $32,447
6 20 84 Donnie Allison Purolator Coyote/Ford Running 199 0 $30,093
7 17 58 Bud Tingelstad Sugaripe Prune Brabham/Offy Running 198 0 $28,206
8 28 43 Denny Zimmerman (R) Fiore Racing Vollstedt/Offy Running 189 0 $27,658
9 22 6 Roger McCluskey Sprite Kuzma/Ford Running 188 0 $22,980
10 13 16 Gary Bettenhausen Thermo-King Gerhardt/Offy Running 178 0 $24,419
11 7 12 Lloyd Ruby Utah Stars Mongoose/Ford Gears 174 3 $21,866
12 3 2 Bobby Unser (W) Olsonite Eagle Eagle/Offy Accident 164 21 $24,842
13 19 4 Mike Mosley G.C. Murphy Eagle Watson/Ford Accident 159 0 $20,345
14 33 44 Dick Simon TraveLodge Sleeper Vollstedt/Ford Running 151 0 $18,870
15 29 41 George Follmer Grant King Racers Kingfish/Offy Piston 147 0 $18,281
16 14 21 Cale Yarborough Gene White Firestone Mongoose/Ford Cam cover 140 0 $17,370
17 4 85 Denis Hulme McLaren McLaren/Offy Valve 137 0 $17,887
18 24 18 Johnny Rutherford Patrick Petroleum Eagle/Offy Running 128 0 $16,682
19 8 15 Joe Leonard Samsonite P.J. Colt/Ford Turbocharger 123 21 $19,906
20 16 68 David Hobbs (R) Penske Products Lola/Ford Accident 107 0 $16,009
21 18 38 Rick Muther Arkansas Aviation Hawk II/Offy Accident 85 0 $16,190
22 32 99 Bob Harkey Joe Hunt Magneto Gerhardt/Offy Gears 77 0 $15,399
23 15 95 Bentley Warren (R) Classic Wax Eagle/Offy Gears 76 0 $14,486
24 23 22 Wally Dallenbach Sprite Kuzma/Offy Valve 69 0 $14,602
25 2 66 Mark Donohue Sunoco McLaren/Offy Gears 66 52 $26,697
26 31 64 Art Pollard Gilmore Broadcasting Scorpion/Ford Valve 45 0 $14,770
27 25 98 Sam Sessions Wynn's Kwik-Kool Lola/Ford Valve 43 0 $13,721
28 26 45 Larry Dickson Grant King Racers Kingfish/Offy Engine failure 33 0 $13,600
29 12 7 Gordon Johncock Norris Industries McLaren/Offy Accident 11 0 $13,458
30 9 5 Mario Andretti (W) STP Oil Treatment McNamara/Ford Accident 11 0 $13,245
31 27 20 Steve Krisiloff (R) STP Gas Treatment McNamara/Ford Oil-Spun out 10 0 $13,260
32 30 23 Mel Kenyon Sprite Kuzma/Ford Accident 10 0 $14,153
33 21 80 George Snider G.C. Murphy Eagle/Offy Stalled 6 0 $13,974

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