Indianapolis 500 Historical Stats

Race Results - Indianapolis 500 - 1978
FinishStartCar Num.DriverCar Name/EntrantMake/ModelStatusLapsLedWinnings
152Al Unser1st National City Travelers ChecksLola/Cosworth161.363200121$290,364
211Tom SnevaNorton SpiritPenske/Cosworth161.2442003$112,704
3620Gordon JohncockNorth American Van LinesWildcat/DGSRunning1990$61,769
41340Steve KrisiloffForeman IndustriesWildcat/DGSRunning1985$39,504
576Wally DallenbachSugaripe PruneMcLaren/CosworthRunning1950$35,632
61948Bobby UnserARCO GraphiteEagle/CosworthRunning1950$29,478
72014A.J. FoytGilmore Racing/CiticorpCoyote/FoytRunning1910$29,628
82384George SniderGilmore Racing/CiticorpCoyote/FoytRunning1910$25,818
91551Janet GuthrieTexaco StarWildcat/DGSRunning1900$24,115
10816Johnny Parsons1st National City Travelers ChecksLightning/OffyRunning1860$26,129
113035Larry RiceBryant Heating/WIBCLightning/OffyEngine1860$24,276
12337Mario AndrettiGould ChargePenske/CosworthRunning1850$23,252
1344Johnny Rutherford1st National City Travelers ChecksMcLaren/CosworthRunning1800$31,805
142888Jerry KarlMachinists UnionMcLaren/OffyRunning1760$20,930
152469Joe SaldanaMr. Wize Buys Carpet ShopEagle/OffyRunning1730$20,691
163198Gary BettenhausenOberdorferKingfish/OffyEngine1470$20,130
172578Mike MosleyAlex XLNT FoodsLightning/OffyTurbocharger1460$20,247
18225Danny OngaisInterscope RacingParnelli/CosworthBlown engine14571$33,242
191017Dick SimonLa MachineVollstedt/OffyWheel bearing1380$18,516
202626Jim McElreathCircle City CoalEagle/OffyEngine1320$19,119
211843Tom BigelowArmstrong MouldWildcat/DGSRod1070$18,000
22980Larry DicksonPolak/Stay-On Car GlazePenske/CosworthOil pressure1040$22,659
23371Rick MearsCAM2 Motor OilPenske/CosworthEngine1030$22,396
24218Pancho CarterBudweiserLightning/CosworthHeader920$20,262
251111Roger McCluskeyNational Engineering Co.Eagle/AMCClutch820$18,707
261739John MahlerTibonEagle/OffyTiming gear580$16,330
271422Tom BagleyKent OilWatson/OffyOil leak250$16,281
282277Salt WaltherDayton-WaltherMcLaren/CosworthClutch240$16,560
291619Spike GehlhausenHubler Chevrolet/WIRE RadioEagle/OffyAccident230$15,968
302947Phil ThreshieCircle City Chevrolet/Tutweiler CadillacLightning/OffyOil pressure220$15,705
313230Jerry SnevaSmock Material HandlingMcLaren/OffyTransmission180$18,120
321224Sheldon KinserThermo-KingWatson/OffyOil pressure150$15,813
332729Cliff HuculWendy's HamburgersMcLaren/OffyOil line40$15,534