Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1985

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 6 Pancho Carter Valvoline Buick March/Buick 212.583
2 37 Scott Brayton Hardee's 37 March/Buick 212.354
3 10 Bobby Rahal Budweiser March/Cosworth 211.818
4 3 Mario Andretti (W) Beatrice Foods Lola/Cosworth 211.567
5 40 Emerson Fittipaldi 7-Eleven March/Cosworth 211.322
6 20 Don Whittington STP Oil Treatment March/Cosworth 210.991
7 11 Al Unser (W) Hertz March/Cosworth 210.523
8 5 Danny Sullivan Miller American March/Cosworth 210.298
9 7 Geoff Brabham Coors Light Silver Bullet March/Cosworth 210.074
10 1 Rick Mears (W) Pennzoil Z-7 March/Cosworth 209.796
11 30 Al Unser Jr. Domino's Pizza Lola/Cosworth 209.215
12 12 Bill Whittington Arciero Wines March/Cosworth 209.006
13 2 Tom Sneva (W) Skoal Bandit Eagle/Cosworth 208.927
14 22 Dick Simon Break Free March/Cosworth 208.536
15 99 Michael Andretti Electrolux/Kraco March/Cosworth 208.185
16 9 Roberto Guerrero Master Mechanics/True Value March/Cosworth 208.062
17 25 Danny Ongais Interscope Racing March/Cosworth 207.220
18 55 Josele Garza Schaefer/Machinists March/Cosworth 206.677
19 33 Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes Lola/Cosworth 206.372
20 61 Arie Luyendyk (R) Dutch Treat/Provimi Veal Lola/Cosworth 206.004
21 14 A.J. Foyt (W) Copenhagen-Gilmore March/Cosworth 205.782
22 98 Ed Pimm (R) Skoal Bandit Eagle/Cosworth 205.724
23 23 Raul Boesel (R) Break Free March/Cosworth 206.498
24 43 John Paul Jr. (R) STS/Indianapolis Heliport March/Cosworth 206.340
25 84 Chip Ganassi Calumet Farms March/Cosworth 206.104
26 76 Johnny Parsons Canadian Tire March/Cosworth 205.778
27 34 Jim Crawford (R) Wysard/Canadian Tire Lola/Cosworth 205.525
28 44 George Snider A.J. Foyt Chevrolet March/Chevrolet 205.455
29 97 Tony Bettenhausen Jr. Skoal Bandit Lola/Cosworth 204.824
30 21 Johnny Rutherford (W) Vermont American March/Cosworth 208.254
31 29 Derek Daly Kapsreiter Bier Lola/Cosworth 207.548
32 18 Kevin Cogan Kraco/Wolff Sun Systems March/Cosworth 206.368
33 60 Rich Vogler (R) Byrd's Kentucky Fried Chicken March/Cosworth 205.653