Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1969

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 6 A.J. Foyt (W) Sheraton-Thompson Coyote/Ford 170.568
2 2 Mario Andretti STP Oil Treatment Hawk III/Ford 169.851
3 1 Bobby Unser (W) Bardahl Lola/Offy 169.683
4 66 Mark Donohue (R) Sunoco-Simoniz Lola/Offy 168.903
5 12 Gordon Johncock Gilmore Broadcasting Gerhardt/Offy 168.626
6 82 Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy Coyote/Ford 168.350
7 38 Jim McElreath Jack Adams Airplanes Hawk II/Offy 168.224
8 67 Lee Roy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Co. Vollstedt/Ford 168.075
9 8 Gary Bettenhausen Thermo-King Auto Air Conditioner Gerhardt/Offy 167.777
10 48 Dan Gurney Olsonite Eagle/Weslake-Ford 167.341
11 44 Joe Leonard City of Daytona Beach Eagle/Ford 167.240
12 40 Art Pollard STP Oil Treatment Lotus/Offy 167.123
13 10 Jim Malloy Jim Robbins Co. Vollstedt/Offy 167.092
14 59 Sonny Ates (R) Krohne Grain Transport Brabham/Offy 166.968
15 84 George Snider Sheraton-Thompson Coyote/Ford 166.914
16 45 Ronnie Bucknum Weinberger Homes Eagle/Offy 166.636
17 36 Johnny Rutherford Patrick Petroleum Eagle/Offy 166.628
18 15 Bud Tingelstad Vel's Parnelli Jones Lola/Offy 166.597
19 22 Wally Dallenbach Sprite Eagle/Offy 166.497
20 4 Lloyd Ruby Wynn's Spitfire Mongoose/Offy 166.428
21 29 Arnie Knepper M.V.S. Cecil/Ford 166.220
22 90 Mike Mosley Zecol-Lubaid Eagle/Offy 166.113
23 11 Sam Sessions Valvoline Finley/Offy 165.434
24 9 Mel Kenyon Krohne Grain Transport Gerhardt/Offy 165.426
25 42 Denis Hulme Olsonite Eagle Eagle/Ford 165.092
26 98 Bill Vukovich II Wagner Lockheed Mongoose/Offy 164.483
27 62 George Follmer (R) Retzloff Chemical Gilbert/Ford 164.286
28 16 Bruce Walkup (R) Thermo-King Auto Air Conditioner Gerhardt/Offy 163.942
29 95 Jack Brabham Repco-Brabham Brabham/Repco 163.875
30 57 Carl Williams STP Gas Treatment Gerhardt/Offy 163.265
31 21 Larry Dickson Bryant Heating & Cooling Vollstedt/Ford 163.014
32 97 Bobby Johns Wagner-Lockheed Shrike/Offy 160.901
33 92 Peter Revson (R) Repco-Brabham Brabham/Repco 160.851