Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 1996

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 20 Tony Stewart (R) Menards/Glidden/Quaker State Lola/Menard V6 233.100
2 70 Davy Jones Delco Electronics High Tech Team Galles Lola/Mercedes Ilmor 232.882
3 7 Eliseo Salazar Cristal/Copec Mobil Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 232.684
4 3 Eddie Cheever Jr. Quaker State Menards Lola/Menard V6 231.781
5 91 Buddy Lazier Hemelgarn Racing-Delta Faucet-Montana Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 231.468
6 21 Roberto Guerrero WavePhore/Pennzoil Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 231.373
7 8 Alessandro Zampedri Mi-Jack/AGIP/Xcel Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 229.595
8 22 Michel Jourdain Jr. (R) Herdez Quaker State/Viva Mexico! Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 229.380
9 12 Buzz Calkins (R) Bradley Food Marts/Hoosier Lottery Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 229.013
10 14 Davey Hamilton (R) AJ Foyt Copenhagen Racing Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 228.887
11 60 Mike Groff Valvoline Cummins Craftsman Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 228.704
12 33 Michele Alboreto (R) Rio Hotel & Casino/Perry Ellis/Royal Purple Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 228.229
13 9 Stephan Gregoire Hemelgarn Racing/Delta Faucet Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 227.556
14 30 Mark Dismore (R) Quaker State Menards Lola/Menard V6 227.260
15 4 Richie Hearn (R) Della Penna Mtspts. Ralph's Food 4 Less Fuji Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 226.521
16 64 Johnny Unser (R) Ruger-Titanium/Project Indy Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 226.115
17 18 John Paul Jr. V-Line/Earl's Perf. Prod./Crowne Plaza/Keco Lola/Menard V6 224.757
18 45 Lyn St. James Spirit of San Antonio Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 224.594
19 27 Jim Guthrie (R) Team Blueprint Racing Lola/Menard V6 222.394
20 5 Arie Luyendyk (W) Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria/Bryant H. & C. Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 236.986
21 11 Scott Sharp Conseco AJ Foyt Racing Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 231.201
22 41 Marco Greco AJ Foyt Enterprises Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 228.840
23 54 Robbie Buhl (R) Original Coors/Beck Motorsports Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 226.217
24 96 Paul Durant (R) ABF Motorsports/Sunrise Rentals Lola/Buick 225.404
25 90 Racin Gardner (R) Team Scandia/Slick Gardner Enterprises Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 224.453
26 10 Brad Murphey (R) Hemelgarn Racing-Delta Faucet Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 226.053
27 16 Johnny Parsons Team Blueprint Racing Lola/Menard V6 223.843
28 34 Fermin Velez (R) Scandia/Xcel/Royal Purple Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 222.487
29 75 Johnny O'Connell (R) Mechanics Laundry/Cunningham Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 222.361
30 52 Hideshi Matsuda Team Taisan/Beck Motorsports Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 226.856
31 43 Joe Gosek (R) Scandia/Fanatics Only/Xcel Lola/Ford Cosworth XB 222.793
32 44 Scott Harrington (R) Gold Eagle/Mechanics Laundry/Harrington/LP Reynard/Ford Cosworth XB 222.185
33 32 Danny Ongais Glidden Menards Lola/Menard V6 233.718