Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1977

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 8 Tom Sneva Norton Spirit McLaren/Cosworth 198.884
2 6 Bobby Unser (W) Cobre Tire/Clayton Dyno-Tune Lightning/Offy 197.618
3 21 Al Unser (W) American Racing Parnelli/Cosworth 195.950
4 14 A.J. Foyt (W) Gilmore Racing Team Coyote/Foyt 194.563
5 20 Gordon Johncock (W) STP Double Oil Filter Wildcat/DGS 193.517
6 9 Mario Andretti (W) CAM2 Motor Oil McLaren/Offy 193.353
7 25 Danny Ongais (R) Interscope Racing Parnelli/Cosworth 193.040
8 48 Pancho Carter Jorgensen Eagle/Offy 192.452
9 5 Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune Lightning/Offy 190.064
10 40 Wally Dallenbach STP Oil Treatment Wildcat/DGS 189.563
11 60 Johnny Parsons STP Wildcat Wildcat/DGS 189.255
12 97 Sheldon Kinser Genesee Beer Kingfish/Offy 189.076
13 18 George Snider Melvin Simon Greenwood Center Wildcat/DGS 188.976
14 78 Bobby Olivero (R) Alex Foods Lightning/Offy 188.452
15 86 Al Loquasto Frostie Root Beer McLaren/Offy 187.647
16 36 Jerry Sneva (R) 21st Amendment McLaren/Offy 186.616
17 2 Johnny Rutherford (W) 1st National City Travelers Checks McLaren/Cosworth 197.325
18 11 Roger McCluskey 1st National City Travelers Checks Lightning/Offy 190.992
19 10 Lloyd Ruby 1st National City Travelers Checks Lightning/Offy 190.840
20 73 Jim McElreath Carrillo Rods Eagle/AMC 187.715
21 98 Gary Bettenhausen Agajanian/Evil Knievel Kingfish/Offy 186.596
22 24 Tom Bigelow Thermo-King Watson/Offy 186.471
23 84 Bill Vukovich II Gilmore Racing Team Coyote/Foyt 186.393
24 65 Lee Kunzman City of Syracuse Eagle/Offy 186.384
25 92 Steve Krisiloff Dave McIntire Chevrolet Eagle/Offy 184.691
26 27 Janet Guthrie (R) Bryant Heating & Cooling Lightning/Offy 188.403
27 29 Cliff Hucul (R) Team Canada McLaren/Offy 187.198
28 16 Bill Puterbaugh Dayton-Walther Eagle/Offy 186.800
29 38 Clay Regazzoni (R) Theodore Racing Hong Kong McLaren/Offy 186.047
30 17 Dick Simon Bryant Heating & Cooling Vollstedt/Offy 185.615
31 42 John Mahler Mergard 20th Century Eagle/Offy 185.242
32 58 Eldon Rasmussen Rent-a-Racer, Inc. Ras-Car/Foyt 185.119
33 72 Bubby Jones (R) Bruce Cogle Ford Eagle/Offy 184.938