Indy 500 2015: List of Past Winners, Race History & Stats

1969 Indy 500 winner Mario Andretti. (Getty)

1969 Indy 500 winner Mario Andretti. (Getty)

Memorial Day weekend means it’s Indianapolis 500 time.

The Indy 500 is the most prestigious and historic race of the IndyCar season.

The 99th edition of the race will be held Sunday, May 24, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The green flag time is scheduled for approximately 12:15 p.m. Eastern and will be televised by ABC.

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As we draw closer to the “Super Bowl” of the IndyCar season, let’s take a look back at some of the history of the race with the below list of all the past Indy 500 winners.

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Keep reading to see all the past winners in the race’s history, including winning speeds and teams:


Indy 500 Past Winners


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With year, driver, chassis/engine, average speed in miles per hour, winner’s starting position, winning team, and pole winner

2014 — Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara/Chevrolet, 186.563, 19, Andretti Autosport, Ed Carpenter
2013 — Tony Kanaan, Dallara/Chevrolet, 187.433, 12, Ganassi, Ed Carpenter
2012 — Dario Franchitti, Dallara/Honda, 167.734, 16, Ganassi, Ryan Briscoe
2011 — Dan Wheldon, Dallara/Honda, 170.265, 6, Bryan Herta, Alex Tagliani
2010 — Dario Franchitti, Dallara/Honda, 161.623, 3, Ganassi, Helio Castroneves
2009 — Helio Castroneves, Dallara/Honda, 150.318, 1, Penske, Helio Castroneves
2008 — Scott Dixon, Dallara/Honda, 143.567, 1, Ganassi, Scott Dixon
2007 — Dario Franchitti, Dallara/Honda, 151.774, 3, Andretti-Green, Helio Castroneves
2006 — Sam Hornish Jr., Dallara/Honda, 157.085, 1, Penske, Sam Hornish Jr.
2005 — Dan Wheldon, Dallara/Honda, 157.603, 16, Andretti-Green, Tony Kanaan
2004 — Buddy Rice, G Force/Honda, 138.518, 1, Rahal-Letterman, Buddy Rice
2003 — Gil de Ferran, G Force/Toyota, 156.291, 10, Penske, Helio Castroneves
2002 — Helio Castroneves, Dallara/Chevy, 166.499, 13, Penske, Bruno Junqueira
2001 — Helio Castroneves, Dallara/Oldsmobile, 141.574, 11, Penske, Scott Sharp
2000 — Juan Pablo Montoya, Dallara/Oldsmobile, 167.607, 2, Ganassi, Greg Ray
1999 — Kenny Brack, Dallara/Aurora, 153.176, 8, A.J. Foyt, Arie Luyendyk
1998 — Eddie Cheever Jr., Dallara/Aurora, 145.155, 17, Cheever, Billy Boat
1997 — Arie Luyendyk, G Force/Aurora, 145.827, 1, Treadway, Arie Luyendyk
1996 — Buddy Lazier, Reynard/Ford, 147.956, 5, Hemelgarn, Tony Stewart
1995 — Jacques Villeneuve, Reynard/Ford, 153.616, 5, Green, Scott Brayton
1994 — Al Unser Jr., Penske/Mercedes, 160.872, 1, Penske, Al Unser Jr.
1993 — Emerson Fittipaldi, Penske/Chevrolet, 157.207, 9, Penske, Arie Luyendyk
1992 — Al Unser Jr., Galmer/Chevrolet, 134.477, 12, Galles-Kraco, Roberto Guerrero
1991 — Rick Mears, Penske/Chevrolet, 176.457, 1, Penske, Rick Mears
1990 — Arie Luyendyk, Lola/Chevrolet, 185.981, 3, Shierson, Emerson Fittipaldi
1989 — Emerson Fittipaldi, Penske/Chevrolet, 167.581, 3, Patrick Rick Mears
1988 — Rick Mears, Penske/Chevrolet, 144.809, 1, Penske, Rick Mears
1987 — Al Unser, March/Cosworth, 162.175, 20, Penske, Mario Andretti
1986 — Bobby Rahal, March/Cosworth, 170.722, 4, Truesports, Rick Mears
1985 — Danny Sullivan, March/Cosworth, 152.982, 8, Penske, Pancho Carter
1984 — Rick Mears, March/Cosworth, 163.612, 3, Penske, Tom Sneva
1983 — Tom Sneva, March/Cosworth, 162.117, 4, Bignotti-Cotter, Teo Fabi
1982 — Gordon Johncock, Wildcat/Cosworth, 162.029, 5, STP/Patrick, Rick Mears
1981 — Bobby Unser, Penske/Cosworth, 139.084, 1, Penske, Bobby Unser
1980 — Johnny Rutherford, Chaparral/Cosworth, 142.862, 1, Chaparral, Johnny Rutherford
1979 — Rick Mears, Penske/Cosworth, 158.899, 1, Penske, Rick Mears
1978 — Al Unser, Lola/Cosworth, 161.363, 5, Chaparral, Tom Sneva
1977 — A.J. Foyt Jr., Coyote/Foyt, 161.331, 4, A.J. Foyt, Tom Sneva
1976 — Johnny Rutherford, McLaren/Offy, 148.725, 1, McLaren, Johnny Rutherford
1975 — Bobby Unser, Eagle/Offy, 149.213, 3, All American Racers, A.J. Foyt Jr.
1974 — Johnny Rutherford, McLaren/Offy, 158.589, 25, McLaren, A.J. Foyt Jr.
1973 — Gordon Johncock, Eagle/Offy, 159.036, 11, Patrick, Johnny Rutherford
1972 — Mark Donohue, McLaren/Offy, 162.962, 3, Penske, Bobby Unser
1971 — Al Unser, Colt/Ford, 157.735, 5, P. Jones, Peter Revson
1970 — Al Unser, Colt/Ford, 155.749, 1, P. Jones, Al Unser
1969 — Mario Andretti, Hawk/Ford, 156.867, 2, STP, A.J. Foyt Jr.
1968 — Bobby Unser, Eagle/Offy, 152.882, 1, Leader Cards, Joe Leonard
1967 — A.J. Foyt, Coyote/Ford, 151.207, 4, Ansted-Thompson, Mario Andretti
1966 — Graham Hill, Lola/Ford, 144.317, 15, J. Mecom Jr., Mario Andretti
1965 — Jim Clark, Lotus/Ford, 150.686, 2, Lotus, A.J. Foyt Jr.
1964 — A.J. Foyt Jr., Watson/Offy, 147.350, 5, Ansted-Thompson, Jim Clark
1963 — Parnelli Jones, Watson/Offy, 143.137, 1, J.C. Agajanian, Parnelli Jones
1962 — Rodger Ward, Watson/Offy, 140.293, 2, Leader Cards, Parnelli Jones
1961 — A.J. Foyt, Trevis/Offy, 139.130, 7, Bignotti-Bowes, Eddie Sachs
1960 — Jim Rathman, Watson/Offy, 138.767, 2, Ken-Paul, Eddie Sachs
1959 — Rodger Ward, Watson/Offy, 135.857, 6, Leader Cards, Johnny Thomson
1958 — Jimmy Bryan, Salih/Offy, 133.791, 7, G. Salih, Dick Rathmann
1957 — Sam Hanks, Salih/Offy, 135.601, 13, G. Salih, Pat O’Connor
1956 — Pat Flaherty, Watson/Offy, 128.490, 1, J. Zink, Pat Flaherty
1955 — Bob Sweikert, KK500C/Offy, 128.213, 14, J. Zink, Jerry Hoyt
1954 — Bill Vukovich, KK500A/Offy, 130.840, 19, H. Keck, Jack McGrath
1953 — Bill Vukovich, KK500A/Offy, 128.740, 1, H. Keck, Bill Vukovich
1952 — Troy Ruttman, Kuzma/Offy, 128.922, 7, J.C. Agajanian, Freddie Agabashian
1951 — Lee Wallard, Kurtis/Offy, 126.244, 2, M. Belanger, Duke Nalon
1950 — Johnnie Parsons, Kurtis/Offy, 124.002, 5, Kurtis-Kraft, Walt Faulkner
1949 — Bill Holland, Deidt/Offy, 121.327, 4, L. Moore, Duke Nalon
1948 — Mauri Rose, Deidt/Offy, 119.814, 3, L. Moore, Rex Mays
1947 — Mauri Rose, Deidt/Offy, 116.338, 3, L. Moore, Ted Horn
1946 — George Robson, Adams/Sparks, 114.820, 15, Thorne, Cliff Bergere
1945 — Race Not Held
1944 — Race Not Held
1943 — Race Not Held
1942 — Race Not Held
1941 — Floyd Davis & Mauri Rose, Wetteroth/Offy, 115.117, 17, 1, L. Moore, Mauri Rose
1940 — Wilbur Shaw, Maserati/Maserati, 114.277, 2, Boyle, Rex Mays
1939 — Wilbur Shaw, Maserati/Maserati, 115.035, 3, Boyle, Jimmy Snyder
1938 — Floyd Roberts, Wetteroth/Miller, 117.200, 1, L. Moore, Floyd Roberts
1937 — Wilbur Shaw, Shaw/Offy, 113.580, 2, W. Shaw, Bill Cummings
1936 — Louis Meyer, Stevens/Miller, 109.069, 28, L. Meyer, Rex Mays
1935 — Kelly Petillo, Wetteroth/Offy, 106.240, 22, K. Petillo, Rex Mays
1934 — Bill Cummings, Miller/Miller, 104.863, 10, H.C. Henning, Kelly Petillo
1933 — Louis Meyer, Miller/Miller, 104.162, 6, L. Meyer, Bill Cummings
1932 — Fred Frame, Wetteroth/Miller, 104.144, 27, H. Hartz, Lou Moore
1931 — Louis Schneider, Stevens/Miller, 96.629, 13, B.L Schneider, Russ Snowberger
1930 — Billy Arnold, Summers/Miller, 100.448, 1, H. Hartz, Billy Arnold
1929 — Ray Keech, Miller/Miller, 97.585, 6, M.A. Yagle, Cliff Woodbury
1928 — Louis Meyer, Miller/Miller, 99.482, 13, A. Sampson II, Leon Duray
1927 — George Souders, Duesenberg/Duesenberg, 97.545, 22, W.S. White, Frank Lockhart
1926 — Frank Lockhart, Miller/Miller, 95.904, 20, P. Kreis, Earl Cooper
1925 — Peter DePaolo, Duesenberg/Duesenberg, 101.127, 2, Duesenberg, Leon Duray
1924 — Joe Boyer/L.L. Corum, Duesenberg/Duesenberg, 98.234, 21, Duesenberg, Jimmy Murphy
1923 — Tommy Milton, Miller/Miller, 90.954, 1, H.C.S. Motor, Tommy Milton
1922 — Jimmy Murphy, Duesenberg/Miller, 94.484, 1, J. Murphy, Jimmy Murphy
1921 — Tommy Milton, Frontenac/Frontenac, 89.621, 20, L. Chevrolet, Tommy Milton
1920 — Gaston Chevrolet, Frontenac/Frontenac, 88.618, 6, W. Small, Ralph DePalma
1919 — Howdy Wilcox, Peugeot/Peugeot, 88.050, 2, Indianapolis Speedway, Rene Thomas
1918 — Race Not Held
1917 — Race Not Held
1916 — Dario Resta, Peugeot/Peugeot, 84.001, 4, Peugeot, Johnny Aitken
1915 — Ralph DePalma, Mercedes/Mercedes, 89.840, 2, E.C. Patterson, Howdy Wilcox
1914 — Rene Thomas, Delage/Delage, 82.474, 15, L. Delage, Jean Chassagne
1913 — Jules Goux, Peugeot/Peugeot, 75.933, 7, Peugeot, Caleb Bragg
1912 — Joe Dawson, National/National, 78.719, 7, National Motor, Gil Anderson
1911 — Ray Harroun, Marmon/Marmon, 74.602, 28, Nordyke & Marmon, Lewis Strang



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