Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1987

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 5 Mario Andretti (W) Hanna Auto Wash Lola/Chevrolet Indy 215.390
2 1 Bobby Rahal (W) Budweiser Lola/Cosworth 213.316
3 8 Rick Mears (W) Pennzoil Z-7 March/Chevrolet Indy 211.467
4 14 A.J. Foyt (W) Copenhagen/Gilmore Lola/Cosworth 210.935
5 4 Roberto Guerrero True Value/STP March/Cosworth 210.680
6 22 Dick Simon Soundesign Lola/Cosworth 209.960
7 71 Arie Luyendyk Living Well/Provimi Veal/WTTV March/Cosworth 208.337
8 21 Johnny Rutherford (W) Vermont American March/Cosworth 208.296
9 18 Michael Andretti Kraco/STP March/Cosworth 206.129
10 23 Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. (R) MacKenzie Financial/Tim Horton Doughnuts Lola/Cosworth 207.591
11 81 Rich Vogler Byrd's Kentucky Fried Chicken/Living Well March/Buick 205.887
12 11 Jeff MacPherson (R) McHoward Leasing March/Brab./Hon.(Judd) 205.688
13 91 Scott Brayton Amway/Autostyle March/Cosworth 205.647
14 15 Geoff Brabham Team Valvoline March/Brab./Hon.(Judd) 205.503
15 56 Gary Bettenhausen Genesee Beer Wagon March/Cosworth 204.504
16 3 Danny Sullivan (W) Miller American March/Chevrolet Indy 210.271
17 12 Fabrizio Barbazza (R) Arciero Winery March/Cosworth 208.038
18 2 Gordon Johncock (W) STP Oil Treatment March/Buick 207.990
19 77 Derek Daly Scheid Tire/Superior Training/Metrolink March/Buick 207.522
20 25 Al Unser (W) Cummins/Holset Turbo March/Cosworth 207.423
21 33 Tom Sneva (W) Skoal Bandit March/Buick 207.254
22 30 Al Unser Jr. Domino's Pizza March/Cosworth 206.752
23 24 Randy Lewis (R) Toshiba/Altos/Oracle March/Cosworth 206.209
24 7 Kevin Cogan Marlboro March/Chevrolet Indy 205.999
25 55 Josele Garza Bryant Heating & Cooling/Schaefer March/Cosworth 205.692
26 41 Stan Fox (R) Kerker Exhaust/Skoal Classic March/Cosworth 204.518
27 16 Tony Bettenhausen Jr. Nationwise/Payless March/Cosworth 203.892
28 44 Davy Jones (R) Skoal Classic/Gilmore/UNO March/Cosworth 208.117
29 29 Pancho Carter Hardee's March/Cosworth 205.154
30 98 Ed Pimm Skoal Classic March/Cosworth 203.284
31 84 George Snider Calumet/Copenhagen March/Chevrolet 203.192
32 87 Steve Chassey United Oil/Life of Indiana March/Cosworth 202.488
33 20 Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro March/Chevrolet Indy 205.584