Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1965

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 1 A.J. Foyt (W) Sheraton-Thompson Lotus/Ford 161.233
2 82 Jim Clark Lotus powered by Ford Lotus/Ford 160.729
3 17 Dan Gurney Yamaha Lotus/Ford 158.898
4 12 Mario Andretti (R) Dean Van Lines Brawner/Ford 158.849
5 98 Parnelli Jones (W) Agajanian Hurst Kuzma-Lotus/Ford 158.625
6 66 Billy Foster (R) Jim Robbins Vollstedt/Offy 158.416
7 74 Al Miller (Krulac) Jerry Alderman Ford Lotus/Ford 157.805
8 9 Bobby Unser STP Gas Treatment Ferguson/Novi 157.467
9 7 Lloyd Ruby Dupont Golden 7 Halibrand/Ford 157.246
10 54 Bob Veith MG-Liquid Suspension Huffaker/Offy 156.427
11 24 Johnny Rutherford Racing Associates Halibrand/Ford 156.291
12 16 Len Sutton Bryant Heating & Cooling Vollstedt/Ford 156.121
13 52 Jim McElreath Zink-Urschel Trackburner Brabham/Offy 155.878
14 76 Gordon Johncock (R) Weinberger Homes Watson/Offy 155.012
15 81 Mickey Rupp (R) G.C. Murphy Gerhardt/Offy 154.839
16 94 George Snider (R) Gerhardt Gerhardt/Offy 154.825
17 48 Jerry Grant (R) Bardahl/MG Liquid Susp. Huffaker/Offy 154.606
18 4 Don Branson Wynn's Watson/Ford 155.501
19 18 Arnie Knepper (R) Konstant Hot Kurtis/Offy 154.513
20 59 Jim Hurtubise STP-Tombstone Life Kurtis/Novi 156.863
21 53 Walt Hansgen MG-Liquid Suspension Huffaker/Offy 155.662
22 83 Bobby Johns (R) Lotus powered by Ford Lotus/Ford 155.481
23 25 Roger McCluskey All American Racers Halibrand/Ford 155.186
24 5 Bud Tingelstad American Red Ball Lola/Ford 154.672
25 65 Ronnie Duman Travelon Trailer/H&H Bookbinding Gerhardt/Offy 154.533
26 88 Chuck Stevenson Vita Fresh Orange Juice Kuzma/Offy 154.275
27 29 Joe Leonard (R) All American Racers Halibrand/Ford 154.268
28 23 Eddie Johnson Chapman Watson/Offy 153.998
29 14 Johnny Boyd George R. Bryant & Staff BRP/Ford 155.172
30 19 Chuck Rodee Wally Weir's Mobilgas Halibrand/Offy 154.546
31 41 Masten Gregory (R) George R. Bryant & Staff BRP/Ford 154.540
32 45 Al Unser (R) Sheraton-Thompson Lola/Ford 154.440
33 47 Bill Cheesbourg WIFE Good Guy Gerhardt/Offy 153.774