Monday 28 may postponed 29 may then 30 may 1973

57th INDY 500

BOX SCORE
Time of Race : 2 h 05 m 26 s 59
Average Speed : 159,036
Cautions : 3 for 12 laps
Margin of Victoryunder caution
Fastest Lap : Roger McCLUSKEY 186.916 (48 s 15) on lap 55
Purse for the Winner : 2236.023 $
Total Purse : 1.005.081 $
Pace car : Cadillac Eldorado (driven by Jim RATHMANN)
                                       
Race shortened to 133 laps due to rain
           
01-Gordon Johncock (Patrick Racing Team)  133 laps.jpg
02-Billy Vukovich (Jerry O'Connell) 133 laps.jpg
03-Roger McCluskey (Lindsey Hopkins) 131 laps.jpg
04-Mel Kenyon (Lindsey Hopkins) 131 laps.jpg
05-Gary Bettenhausen (Penske Cars) 130 laps.jpg
06-Steve Krisiloff (Grant King Racers) 129 laps.jpg
07-Lee Kunzman (Lindsey Hopkins) 127 laps.jpg
08-John Martin (Automotive Technology) 124 laps.jpg
09-Johnny Rutherford (McLaren Cars) 124 laps.jpg
10-Mike Mosley (Leader Cards) 120 laps CONNECTING ROD.jpg
11-David Hobbs (Roy Woods Racing) 107 laps.jpg
12-George Snider (AJ Foyt Enterprises) 101 laps GEARBOX.jpg
13-Bobby Unser (All American Racers) 100 laps CONNECTING ROD.jpg
14-Dick Simon (Dick Simon Racing)100 laps PISTON.jpg
15-Mark Donohue (Penske Cars) 92 laps PISTON.jpg
16- (R) Graham McRae (STP Corporation) 91 LAPS HEADER.jpg
17-Mike Hiss (Don Gerhardt) 91 laps VALVE.jpg
18-Joe Leonard (Parnelli Jones Racing Team) 91 laps HUB.jpg
19-Jerry Grant (All American Racers) 77 laps CONNECTING ROD.jpg
20-Al Unser (Parnelli Jones Racing Team) 75 laps PISTON.jpg
21-Jimmy Caruthers (Robert Fletcher) 73 laps SUSPENSION.jpg
22-Swede Savage (STP Corporation) 57 laps CRASH.jpg
23-Jim McElreath (Champ Carr Enterprises) 54 laps CONNECTING ROD.jpg
24-Wally Dallenbach (All American Racers) 48 laps CONNECTING ROD.jpg
25-AJ Foyt (AJ Foyt Enterprises) 37 laps CONNECTING ROD.jpg
26- (R) Jerry Karl (Smokey Yunick) 22 laps.jpg
27-Lloyd Ruby (Bruce Grower) 21 laps PISTON.jpg
28-Sam Sessions (M.V.S., Inc.) 17 laps OIL LEAK.jpg
29-Bob Harkey (Lindsey Hopkins) 12 laps ENGINE.jpg
30-Mario Andretti (Parnelli Jones Racing Team) 4 laps PISTON.jpg
31-Peter Revson (McLaren- Cars) 3 laps CRASH.jpg
32- (R) Bobby Allison (Penske Cars) 1 lap CONNECTING ROD.jpg
33-Salt Walther (Walmotor Racing) 0 lap CRASH.jpg


Laps Leaders :

Gordon  JOHNCOCK   64 laps
Bobby  UNSER   39 laps
Al  UNSER   18 laps
Swede  SAVAGE   12 laps

Reliefs :

N°  84 George SNIDER relevied by A.J.  FOYT (laps 58-101)
               
Rookie of the year :

Graham  McRAE