55th INDY 500  -  1971

STARTING  GRID
                     
Rookies : 4
               
01-Peter Revson (McLaren-Offy) 178.696.jpg
02-Mark Donohue (McLaren-Offy) 177.087.jpg
03-Bobby Unser (Eagle-Offy) 175.816.jpg
04-Denny Hulme (McLaren-Offy) 174.910.jpg
05-Al Unser (Colt-Ford) 174.622.jpg
06-AJ Foyt (Coyote-Ford) 174.317.jpg
07-Lloyd Ruby (Mongoose-Ford) 173.821.jpg
08-Joe Leonard (Colt-Ford) 172.761.jpg
09-Mario Andretti (McNamara-Ford) 172.612.jpg
10-Jim Malloy (Eagle-Offy) 171.838.jpg
11-Billy Vukovich (Brabham-Offy) 171.674.jpg
12-Gordon Johncock (McLaren-Ford) 171.388.jpg
13-Gary Bettenhausen (Gerhardt-Offy) 171.233.jpg
14-Cale Yarborough (Mongoose-Ford) 170.770.jpg
15- (R) Bentley Warren (Eagle-Offy) 169.627.jpg
16- (R) David Hobbs (Lola-Ford) 169.571.jpg
17-Bud Tingelstad (Brabham-Offy) 170.156.jpg
18-Rick Muther (Hawk-Ford)169.972.jpg
19-Mike Mosley (Eagle-Ford) 169.579.jpg
20-Donnie Allison (Coyote-Ford) 171.903.jpg
21-George Snider (Eagle-Offy) 171.600.jpg
22-Roger McCluskey (Kuzma-Ford) 171.241.jpg
23-Wally Dallenbach (Kuzma-Offy) 171.160.jpg
24-Johnny Rutherford (Eagle-Offy) 171.151.jpg
25-Sam Sessions (Lola-Ford) 170.358.jpg
26-Larry Dickson (Kingfish-Ford) 170.285.jpg
27- (R) Steve Krisiloff (McNamara-Ford) 169.835.jpg
28-Denny Zimmerman (Vollstedt-Offy) 169.755.jpg
29-George Follmer (Kingfish-Offy) 169.205.jpg
30-Mel Kenyon (Kuzma-Ford) 170.205.jpg
31-Art Pollard (Scorpion-Ford) 169.500.jpg
32-Bob Harkey (Gerhardt-Offy) 169.197.jpg
33-Dick Simon (Vollstedt-Ford) 170.164.jpg


Failed to Qualify :

N° 44 John MAHLER (Dick Simon Racing) QUALIFIED the car for Dick SIMON

N° 77 Carl WILLIAMS (Walmotor, Inc.) 168.783 FIRST ALTERNATE
N° 92 Jerry GRANT (Shelby-Dowd Performance) 168.492 SECOND ALTERNATE
N° 28 Bill SIMPSON (Simpson Safety Equipement Co.) 168.271 TOO SLOW

N° 14 Jim McELREATH (Thompson Racing Group) TOO SLOW
N° 17 Tony ADAMOWICZ (Vollstedt Enterprises) remplaced by
N° 17 Ronnie BUCKNUM (Vollstedt Enterprises) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 19 Arnie KNEPPER (M.V.S., Inc.) SPUN in PRACTICE
N° 26 Al LOQUASTO (Indy on a Shoestring, Inc.) CRASH in LAST DAY
N° 29 Arnie KNEPPER (M.V.S., Inc.) SPUN in PRACTICE
N° 30 Arnie KNEPPER (Dudley Higginson, Inc.) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 30 Bill PUTERBAUGH (Dudley Higginson, Inc.) CRASH in PRACTICE
N° 31 Greg WELD (Federal Automotive Associates) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 35 Greg WELD (Federal Automotive Associates) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 47 Larry CANNON (Richard M. Blacker)
N° 50 Dave STRICKLAND (B. J. Navarro Engineering) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 50 Les SCOTT (B. J. Navarro Engineering) SUN in PRACTICE
N° 51 Dee JONES (Patrick O'Reilly-John Gavan) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 56 Jim HURTUBISE (Jim Hurtubise) CRASH in QUALIFYING
N° 65 Jigger SIROIS (Ernest L. Ruiz) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 65 Arnie KNEPPER (Ernest L. Ruiz) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 69 John MARTIN (John A. Martin) TOO SLOW
N° 78 Sam POSEY (Jerry Grant Racing Enterprises) TOO SLOW
N° 94 Bruce WALKUP (Vatis Enterprises, Inc.) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 97 Ronnie BUCKNUM (Agajanian-Faas Racers) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 97 Bruce WALKUP (Agajanian-Faas Racers) PRACTICE ONLY