Saturday 29 may 1971

55th INDY 500

BOX SCORE
Time of Race : 3 h 10 m 11 s 56
Average Speed : 157,735
Cautions : 4 for 48 laps (53 m)
Margin of Victory :  22 s 48
Fastest Lap : Mark DONOHUE 174,961 (51 s 44) on lap 66
Purse for the Winner : 238.454 $
Total Purse : 1.000.490 $
Pace car : Dodge Challenger (driven by Eldon PALMER)
                                       
01-Al Unser (Parnelli Jones Racing) 200 laps.jpg
02-Peter Revson (McLaren Cars) 200 laps.jpg
03-AJ Foyt (Thompson Racing Group) 200 laps.jpg
04-Jim Malloy (All American Racers) 200 laps.jpg
05-Billy Vukovich (Jerry O'Connell) 200 laps.jpg
06-Donnie Allison (AJ Foyt Enterprises) 199 laps.jpg
07-Bud Tingelstad (Jerry O'Connell)198 laps.jpg
08-Denny Zimmerman (Frank Fiore Racing) 189 laps.jpg
09-Roger McCluskey (Lindsey Hopkins) 188 laps.jpg
10-Gary Bettenhausen (Don Gerhardt Racing) 178 laps.jpg
11-Lloyd Ruby (Gene White Racing) 174 laps GEARBOX.jpg
12-Bobby Unser (All American Racers) 164 laps CRASH.jpg
13-Mike Mosley (Leader Cards) 159 laps CRASH.jpg
14-Dick Simon (Dick Simon Racing) 151 laps.jpg
15-George Follmer (Grant King Racers) 147 laps PISTON.jpg
16-Cale Yarborough (Gene White Racing) 140 laps OIL LEAK.jpg
17-Denny Hulme (McLaren Cars)137 laps VALVES.jpg
18-Johnny Rutherford (Michner Petroleum) 128 laps.jpg
19-Joe Leonard (Parnelli Jones Racing) 123 laps TURBOCHARGER.jpg
20- (R) David Hobbs (U.S. Racing) 107 laps CRASH.jpg
21-Rick Muther (Two Jacks, Inc.) 85 laps CRASH.jpg
22-Bob Harkey (Joe Hunt Racing) 77 laps REAR END.jpg
23- (R) Bentley Warren (Vatis Enterprises) 76 laps GEARBOX.jpg
24-Wally Dallenbach (Lindsey Hopkins) 69 laps VALVES.jpg
25-Mark Donohue (U.S. Racing) 66 laps GEARBOX.jpg
26-Art Pollard (Gilmore Racing Tem) 45 laps VALVES.jpg
27-Sam Sessions (Agajanian Fass Racers) 43 laps VALVES.jpg
28-Larry Dickson (Grant King Racers) 33 laps ENGINE.jpg
29-Gordon Johncock (Vollstedt Enterprises) 11 laps CRASH.jpg
30-Mario Andretti (STP Corporation) 11 laps CRASH.jpg
31- (R) Steve Krisiloff (STP Corporation) 10 laps ENGINE.jpg
32-Mel Kenyon (Lindsey Hopkins) 10 laps CRASH.jpg
33-George Snider (Leader Cards) 6 laps ENGINE.jpg


Laps Leaders :

Al  UNSER   103 laps
Mark  DONOHUE   52 laps
Bobby  UNSER   21 laps
Joe  LEONARD   21 laps
Lloyd  RUBY   3 laps

               
Rookie of the year :

Denny  ZIMMERMAN