Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1976

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 2 Johnny Rutherford (W) Hy-Gain McLaren/Offy 188.957
2 20 Gordon Johncock (W) Sinmast Wildcat/DGS 188.531
3 68 Tom Sneva Norton Spirit McLaren/Offy 186.355
4 21 Al Unser (W) American Racing Parnelli/Cosworth 186.258
5 14 A.J. Foyt (W) Gilmore Racing Team Coyote/Foyt 185.261
6 48 Pancho Carter Jorgensen Eagle/Offy 184.824
7 40 Wally Dallenbach Sinmast Wildcat/DGS 184.445
8 45 Gary Bettenhausen Thermo-King Eagle/Offy 181.791
9 5 Bill Vukovich II Alex Foods Eagle/Offy 181.433
10 69 Larry Cannon American Financial Corp. Eagle/Offy 181.388
11 12 Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune Eagle/Offy 187.588
12 3 Bobby Unser (W) Cobre Tire Eagle/Offy 187.520
13 7 Roger McCluskey Hopkins Lightning/Offy 186.500
14 93 Johnny Parsons Ayr-Way/WIRE Eagle/Offy 182.843
15 98 John Martin Genesse Beer Dragon/Offy 182.417
16 17 Dick Simon Bryant Heating & Cooling Vollstedt/Offy 182.343
17 9 Vern Schuppan (R) Jorgensen Eagle/Offy 182.011
18 83 Bill Puterbaugh McNamara Motor Express Eagle/Offy 182.002
19 6 Mario Andretti (W) CAM2 Motor Oil McLaren/Offy 189.404
20 73 Jerry Grant California/Oklahoma Eagle/AMC 183.617
21 28 Billy Scott (R) Spirit of Public Enterprise Eagle/Offy 183.383
22 77 Salt Walther Dayton-Walther McLaren/Offy 182.797
23 92 Steve Krisiloff 1st National City Travelers Checks Eagle/Offy 182.131
24 86 Al Loquasto (R) Frostie Root Beer McLaren/Offy 182.002
25 19 Spike Gehlhausen (R) Spirit of Indiana McLaren/Offy 181.717
26 63 Larry McCoy Shurfine Foods Ras-Car/Offy 181.388
27 23 George Snider Hubler Chevrolet Eagle/Offy 181.141
28 96 Bob Harkey Dave McIntire Chevy/Ford Centers Kingfish/Offy 181.141
29 97 Sheldon Kinser THE BOTTOMHALF Dragon/Offy 181.114
30 51 Lloyd Ruby Fairco Drugs Eagle/Offy 186.480
31 33 David Hobbs Dayton-Walther McLaren/Offy 183.580
32 24 Tom Bigelow Leader Card Racers Eagle/Offy 181.965
33 8 Jan Opperman Routh Meat Packing Eagle/Offy 181.717