Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1973

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 7 Johnny Rutherford Gulf McLaren McLaren/Offy 198.413
2 8 Bobby Unser (W) Olsonite Eagle/Offy 198.183
3 66 Mark Donohue (W) Sunoco DX Eagle/Offy 197.412
4 40 Swede Savage STP Oil Treatment Eagle/Offy 196.582
5 5 Gary Bettenhausen Sunoco DX McLaren/Offy 195.599
6 11 Mario Andretti (W) Viceroy Parnelli/Offy 195.059
7 24 Steve Krisiloff Elliott-Norton Spirit Kingfish/Offy 194.932
8 4 Al Unser (W) Viceroy Parnelli/Offy 194.879
9 21 Jimmy Caruthers Cobre Eagle/Offy 194.217
10 15 Peter Revson Gulf McLaren McLaren/Offy 192.606
11 20 Gordon Johncock STP Double Oil Filter Eagle/Offy 192.555
12 12 Bobby Allison (R) Sunoco DX McLaren/Offy 192.308
13 60 Graham McRae (R) STP Gas Treatment Eagle/Offy 192.031
14 3 Roger McCluskey Lindsey Hopkins Buick McLaren/Offy 191.928
15 18 Lloyd Ruby Commander Motor Homes Eagle/Offy 191.622
16 2 Bill Vukovich II Sugaripe Prune Eagle/Offy 191.103
17 77 Salt Walther Dayton-Walther McLaren/Offy 190.739
18 48 Jerry Grant Olsonite Eagle/Offy 190.235
19 19 Mel Kenyon Atlanta Falcons Eagle/Foyt 190.225
20 62 Wally Dallenbach Olsonite Eagle/Offy 190.194
21 98 Mike Mosley Lodestar Eagle/Offy 189.753
22 73 David Hobbs Carling Black Label Eagle/Offy 189.454
23 14 A.J. Foyt (W) Gilmore Racing Team Coyote/Foyt 188.927
24 89 John Martin Unsponsored McLaren/Offy 194.384
25 16 Lee Kunzman Ayr-Way/Lloyd's Eagle/Offy 193.092
26 6 Mike Hiss Thermo-King Eagle/Offy 191.939
27 44 Dick Simon TraveLodge Eagle/Foyt 191.276
28 30 Jerry Karl (R) Oriente Express Eagle/Chevrolet 190.799
29 1 Joe Leonard Samsonite Parnelli/Offy 189.954
30 84 George Snider Gilmore Racing Team Coyote/Foyt 190.355
31 28 Bob Harkey Bryant Heating & Cooling Kenyon-Eagle/Foyt 189.733
32 9 Sam Sessions M.V.S. Eagle/Foyt 188.986
33 35 Jim McElreath Norris Eagle Eagle/Offy 188.640