Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1986

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 4 Rick Mears (W) Pennzoil Z-7 March/Cosworth 216.828
2 1 Danny Sullivan (W) Miller American March/Cosworth 215.382
3 18 Michael Andretti Kraco/STP/Lean Machine March/Cosworth 214.522
4 3 Bobby Rahal Budweiser March/Cosworth 213.550
5 11 Al Unser (W) Hertz Penske/Ilmor 212.295
6 7 Kevin Cogan 7-Eleven March/Cosworth 211.922
7 33 Tom Sneva (W) Skoal Bandit March/Cosworth 211.878
8 5 Roberto Guerrero True Value March/Cosworth 211.576
9 30 Al Unser Jr. Domino's Pizza Lola/Cosworth 211.533
10 66 Ed Pimm Skoal/Pace Electronics March/Cosworth 210.874
11 20 Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro March/Cosworth 210.237
12 21 Johnny Rutherford (W) Vermont American March/Cosworth 210.220
13 12 Randy Lanier (R) Arciero Racing March/Cosworth 209.964
14 15 Pancho Carter Coors Light Lola/Cosworth 209.635
15 81 Jacques Villeneuve (U) (R) Living Well/Labatts March/Cosworth 209.397
16 25 Danny Ongais GM Goodwrench March/Buick 209.158
17 55 Josele Garza Schaefer/Machinists March/Cosworth 208.939
18 16 Tony Bettenhausen Jr. Bettenhausen & Associates March/Cosworth 208.933
19 61 Arie Luyendyk MCI/Race For Life Lola/Cosworth 207.811
20 8 Geoff Brabham Valvoline Spirit Lola/Cosworth 207.082
21 14 A.J. Foyt (W) Copenhagen/Gilmore March/Cosworth 213.212
22 22 Raul Boesel Duracell Copper Top Lola/Cosworth 211.202
23 71 Scott Brayton Hardee's/Living Well/WTTV March/Buick 208.079
24 42 Phil Krueger (R) Squirt/Moran Electric March/Cosworth 207.948
25 59 Chip Ganassi Bryant Heating & Cooling March/Cosworth 207.590
26 31 Jim Crawford American Sunroofs Inc. March/Buick 208.911
27 6 Rich Vogler Byrd's Ky Fr Ckn/Vermont American March/Cosworth 208.089
28 95 Johnny Parsons Pizza Hut/Machinists March/Cosworth 207.894
29 24 Gary Bettenhausen Vita Fresh Orange Juice/Timex March/Cosworth 209.756
30 2 Mario Andretti (W) Newman-Haas Racing Lola/Cosworth 212.300
31 84 George Snider Copenhagen/Gilmore March/Cosworth 209.025
32 9 Roberto Moreno (R) Valvoline Spirit II Lola/Cosworth 209.469
33 23 Dick Simon Duracell Copper Top Lola/Cosworth 204.978