62nd INDY 500  -  1978

STARTING  GRID
                     
Rookies : 5
               
01-Tom Sneva (Penske-Cosworth) 202.156.jpg
01-Tom Sneva
(Penske-Cosworth)
202.156
02-Danny Ongais (Parnelli-Cosworth) 200.122.jpg
02-Danny Ongais
(Parnelli-Cosworth)
200.122
03- (R) Rick Mears (Penske-Cosworth) 200.078.jpg
03- (R) Rick Mears
(Penske-Cosworth)
200.078
04-Johnny Rutherford (McLaren-Cosworth) 197.098.jpg
04-Johnny Rutherford
(McLaren-Cosworth)
197.098
05-Al Unser (Lola-Cosworth) 196.474.jpg
05-Al Unser
(Lola-Cosworth)
196.474
06-Gordon Johncock (Wildcat-DGS) 195.833.jpg
06-Gordon Johncock
(Wildcat-DGS)
195.833
07-Wally Dallenbach (McLaren-Cosworth) 195.228.jpg
07-Wally Dallenbach
(McLaren-Cosworth)
195.228
08-Johnny Parsons (Lightning-Offy) 194.280.jpg
08-Johnny Parsons
(Lightning-Offy)
194.280
09-Larry Dickson Penske-Cosworth) 193.434.jpg
09-Larry Dickson
(Penske-Cosworth)
193.434
10-Dick Simon (Vollstedt-Offy) 192.967.jpg
10-Dick Simon
(Vollstedt-Offy)
192.967
11-Roger McCluskey (Eagle-AMC) 192.256.jpg
11-Roger McCluskey
(Eagle-AMC)
192.256
12-Sheldon Kinser (Watson-Offy) 192.051.jpg
12-Sheldon Kinser
(Watson-Offy)
192.051
13-Steve Krisiloff (Wildcat-DGS) 191.255.jpg
13-Steve Krisiloff
(Wildcat-DGS)
191.255
14- (R) Tom Bagley (Watson-Offy) 190.941.jpg
14- (R) Tom Bagley
(Watson-Offy)
190.941
15-Janet Guthrie (Wildcat-DGS) 190.325.jpg
15-Janet Guthrie
(Wildcat-DGS)
190.325
16-Spike Gehlhausen (Eagle-Offy) 190.325.jpg
16-Spike Gehlhausen
(Eagle-Offy)
190.325
17-John Malher (Eagle-Offy) 189.723.jpg
17-John Malher
(Eagle-Offy)
189.723
18-Tom Bigelow (Wildcat-Offy) 189.115.jpg
18-Tom Bigelow
(Wildcat-Offy)
189.115
19-Bobby Unser (Eagle-Cosworth) 194.658.jpg
19-Bobby Unser
(Eagle-Cosworth)
194.658
20-AJ Foyt (Coyote-Foyt) 200.122.jpg
20-AJ Foyt
(Coyote-Foyt)
200.122
21-Pancho Carter (Lightning-Cosworth) 196.829.jpg
21-Pancho Carter
(Lightning-Cosworth)
196.829
22-Salt Walther (McLaren-Cosworth) 193.226.jpg
22-Salt Walther
(McLaren-Cosworth)
193.226
23-George Snider (Coyote-Foyt) 192.627.jpg
23-George Snider
(Coyote-Foyt)
192.627
24- (R) Joe Saldana (Eagle-Offy) 190.809.jpg
24- (R) Joe Saldana
(Eagle-Offy)
190.809
25-Mike Mosley (Lightning-Offy) 188.719.jpg
25-Mike Mosley
(Lightning-Offy)
188.719
26-Jim McElreath (Eagle-Offy) 188.058.jpg
26-Jim McElreath
(Eagle-Offy)
188.058
27-Cliff Hucul (McLaren-Offy) 187.803.jpg
27-Cliff Hucul
(McLaren-Offy)
187.803
28-Jerry Karl (McLaren-Offy) 187.549.jpg
28-Jerry Karl
(McLaren-Offy)
187.549
29- (R) Phil Threshie (Lightning-Offy) 187.520.jpg
29- (R) Phil Threshie
(Lightning-Offy)
187.520
30- (R) Larry Rice (Lightning-Offy) 187.393.jpg
30- (R) Larry Rice
(Lightning-Offy)
187.393
31-Gary Bettenhausen (Dragon-Offy) 187.324.jpg
31-Gary Bettenhausen
(Dragon-Offy)
187.324
32-Jerry Sneva (McLaren-Offy) 187.266.jpg
32-Jerry Sneva
(McLaren-Offy)
187.266
33-Mario Andretti (Penske-Cosworth) 194.647.jpg
33-Mario Andretti
(Penske-Cosworth)
194.647


Failed to Qualify :

N° 33 Graham McRAE (Dalton-Walther Racing) FIRST ALTERNATE
N° 42 Bob HARLEY (Mergard's 20th Century Enterprises) SECOND ALTERNATE

N°  7 Mike HISS (Penske Racing) QUALIFIED for Mario ANDRETTI

N°   9 Gary IRVIN (Fletcher Racing Team) INCOMPLETE ATTEMPT
N° 18 Billy VUKOVICH (Bobby Hillin) INCOMPLETE ATTEMPT
N° 18 Bubby JOHNS (Bobby Hillin) INCOMPLETE ATTEMPT
N° 28 John MARTIN (Wheel Center, Inc.) INCOMPLETE ATTEMPT
N° 58 Eldon RASMUSSEN (Eldon Rasmussen) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 78 Bobby OLIVERO (Alex Morales Racing) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 85 Larry CANNON (Larry Cannon)  TOO SLOW
N° 86 Al LOQUASTO (Albert Loquasto Sr.) TOO SLOW
N° 90 Lee KUNZMAN (Midori Sugai) PRACTICE ONLY
N° 93 Billy VUKOVICH (Vatis Enterprises) INCOMPLETE ATTEMPT
N° 97 Roger RAGER (Agajanian-King-Purcell) CRASH in QAULIYING