Sunday 25 may 1975

59th INDY 500

BOX SCORE
Time of Race : 2 h 54 m 55 s 08
Average Speed : 149,213
Cautions : 5 for 34 laps
Margin of Victoryunder caution
Fastest Lap : Gordon JOHNCOCK 187.110 (48 s 10) on lap 2
Purse for the Winner : 214.032 $
Total Purse : 996.112 $
Pace car : Buick Century Custom (driven by James GARNER)
                                       
Race shortened to 174 laps due to rain
           
01-Bobby Unser (All American Racers) 174 laps.jpg
01-Bobby Unser
(All American Racers)
174 laps
02-Johnny Rutherford (McLaren Cars) 174 laps.jpg
02-Johnny Rutherford
(McLaren Cars)
174 laps
03-AJ Foyt (AJ Foyt Enterprises) 174 laps.jpg
03-AJ Foyt
(AJ Foyt Enterprises)
174 laps
04-Pancho Carter (Fletcher Racing Team) 169 laps.jpg
04-Pancho Carter
(Fletcher Racing Team)
169 laps
05-Roger McCluskey (Lindsey Hopkins Racing) 167 laps.jpg
05-Roger McCluskey
(Lindsey Hopkins Racing)
167 laps
06-Billy Vukovich (Fletcher Racing Team) 166 laps.jpg
06-Billy Vukovich
(Fletcher Racing Team)
166 laps
07- (R) Bill Puterbaugh (McNamara Motor) 165 laps.jpg
07- (R) Bill Puterbaugh
(McNamara Motor)
165 laps
08-George Snider (Leader Cards, Inc.) 165 laps.jpg
08-George Snider
(Leader Cards, Inc.)
165 laps
09-Wally Dallenbach (Patrick Racing Team) 162 laps PISTON.jpg
09-Wally Dallenbach
(Patrick Racing Team)
162 laps
PISTON
10-Bob Harkey (Walmotor) 162 laps.jpg
10-Bob Harkey
(Walmotor)
162 laps
11-Steve Krisiloff (Leader Cards, Inc.) 162 laps.jpg
11-Steve Krisiloff
(Leader Cards, Inc.)
162 laps
12- (R) Sheldon Kinser (Grant King Racing) 161 laps.jpg
12- (R) Sheldon Kinser
(Grant King Racing)
161 laps
13-Jerry Karl (Smokey Yunick) 161 laps.jpg
13-Jerry Karl
(Smokey Yunick)
161 laps
14-Jimmy Caruthers (Alex Morales racing) 161 laps.jpg
14-Jimmy Caruthers
(Alex Morales racing)
161 laps
15-Gary Bettenhausen (Fred Gerhardt) 158 laps LOST WHEEL.jpg
15-Gary Bettenhausen
(Fred Gerhardt)
158 laps
LOST WHEEL
16-Al Unser (Parnelli Jones Racing) 157 laps ROD.jpg
16-Al Unser
(Parnelli Jones Racing)
157 laps
ROD
17-Sam Sessions (Unlimited Racing Team) 155 laps ENGINE.jpg
17-Sam Sessions
(Unlimited Racing Team)
155 laps
ENGINE
18-Tom Bigelow (Vollstedt Enterprises) 151 laps MAGNETO.jpg
18-Tom Bigelow
(Vollstedt Enterprises)
151 laps
MAGNETO
19-Johnny Parsons (Vatis Enterprises) 140 laps TRANSMISSION.jpg
19-Johnny Parsons
(Vatis Enterprises)
140 laps
TRANSMISSION
20-Jerry Grant (Fred Carrillo) 137 laps PISTON.jpg
20-Jerry Grant
(Fred Carrillo)
137 laps
PISTON
21-Dick Simon (Dick Simon Racing) 133 laps.jpg
21-Dick Simon
(Dick Simon Racing)
133 laps
22-Tom Sneva (Penske Racing) 125 laps CRASH.jpg
22-Tom Sneva
(Penske Racing)
125 laps
CRASH
23-Bentley Warren (Grant King Racing) 120 laps.jpg
23-Bentley Warren
(Grant King Racing)
120 laps
24- (R) Eldon Rasmussen (Eldon Rasmussen) 119 laps VALVE.jpg
24- (R) Eldon Rasmussen
(Eldon Rasmussen)
119 laps
VALVE
25-Bobby Allison (Penske Racing) 112 laps GEARBOX.jpg
25-Bobby Allison
(Penske Racing)
112 laps
GEARBOX
26-Mike Mosley (Jerry O'Connell) 94 laps ENGINE.jpg
26-Mike Mosley
(Jerry O'Connell)
94 laps
ENGINE
27-John Martin (Automotive Technology) 61 lpas RADIATOR.jpg
27-John Martin
(Automotive Technology)
61 lpas
RADIATOR
28-Mario Andretti (Parnelli Jones Racing) 49 laps CRASH.jpg
28-Mario Andretti
(Parnelli Jones Racing)
49 laps
CRASH
29-Mike Hiss (Vatis Enterprises) 39 laps CRASH.jpg
29-Mike Hiss
(Vatis Enterprises)
39 laps
CRASH
30- (R) Larry McCoy (Bidwell-McCoy) 24 laps PISTON.jpg
30- (R) Larry McCoy
(Bidwell-McCoy)
24 laps
PISTON
31-Gordon Johncock (Patrick Racing Team) 11 laps IGNITION.jpg
31-Gordon Johncock
(Patrick Racing Team)
11 laps
IGNITION
32-Lloyd Ruby (McLaren Cars) 7 laps PISTON.jpg
32-Lloyd Ruby
(McLaren Cars)
7 laps
PISTON
33-Salt Walther (Walmotor) 2 laps IGNITION.jpg
33-Salt Walther
(Walmotor)
2 laps
IGNITION


Laps Leaders :

Wally  DALLENBACH   96 laps
A.J.  FOYT   53 laps
Bobby  UNSER   11 laps
Gordon  JOHNCOCK   8 laps
Johnny RUTHERFORD   5 laps
Bobby  ALLISON   1 lap

Reliefs :

N°  33 Bob  HARKEY relevied by Salt WALTHER
               
Rookie of the year :

Bill  PUTERBAUGH