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Indianapolis 500 Winners and Rookie of the Year Winners.....

Post by mlittle » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:45 pm

If there is one event on the IndyCar calendar that still holds open-wheel fans' captivated, year after year, it is "the Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the Indianapolis 500. There are two groups of drivers who are winners of the 500-mile race............the rookie entrants who survive their first 500-mile race and those who are first to see the checkered flag after 500 miles. Here is the list of both groups...........................

Indianapolis 500 Winners
~~~4-time winners............
---A.J. Foyt(1961, 1964, 1967, 1977)
---Al Unser, Sr.(1970, 1971, 1978, 1987)
---Rick Mears(1979, 1984, 1988, 1991)
~~~3-time winners............
---Louis Meyer(1928, 1933, 1936)
---Wilbur Shaw(1937, 1939, 1940)
---Mauri Rose(1941, 1947, 1948)
---Johnny Rutherford(1974, 1976, 1980)
---Bobby Unser(1968, 1975, 1981)
---Helio Castroneves(2001, 2002, 2009)
~~~2-time winners............
---Tommy Milton(1921, 1923)
---Bill Vukovich(1953, 1954)
---Rodger Ward(1959, 1962)
---Gordon Johncock(1973, 1982)
---Emerson Fittipaldi(1989, 1993)
---Al Unser, Jr.(1992, 1994)
---Arie Luyendyk(1990, 1997)
---Dario Franchitti(2007, 2010)
---Dan Wheldon(2005, 2011)
~~~1-time winners...........
---Ray Harroun(1911)
---Joe Dawson(1912)
---Jules Goux(1913)
---Rene' Thomas(1914)
---Ralph DePalma(1915)
---Dario Resta(1916)
---Howdy Wilcox(1919)
---Gaston Chevrolet(1920)
---Jimmy Murphy(1922)
---L.L. Corum & Joe Boyer(1924)
---Peter DePaolo(1925)
---Frank Lockhart(1926)
---George Souders(1927)
---Ray Keech(1929)
---Billy Arnold(1930)
---Louis Schneider(1931)
---Fred Frame(1932)
---Bill Cummings(1934)
---Kelly Petillo(1935)
---Floyd Roberts(1938)
---Floyd Davis(1941)
---George Robson(1946)
---Bill Holland(1949)
---Johnnie Parsons(1950)
---Lee Wallard(1951)
---Troy Ruttman(1952)
---Bob Sweikert(1955)
---Pat Flaherty(1956)
---Sam Hanks(1957)
---Jimmy Bryan(1958)
---Jim Rathmann(1960)
---Parnelli Jones(1963)
---Jim Clark(1965)
---Graham Hill(1966)
---Mario Andretti(1969)
---Mark Donohue(1972)
---Tom Sneva(1983)
---Danny Sullivan(1985)
---Bobby Rahal(1986)
---Jacques Villeneuve(1995)
---Buddy Lazier(1996)
---Eddie Cheever(1998)
---Kenny Brack(1999)
---Juan Pablo Montoya(2000)
---Gil de Ferran(2003)
---Buddy Rice(2004)
---Sam Hornish, Jr.(2006)
---Scott Dixon(2008)

Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Winners
*---shared rookie honors
#---Indy 500 winner
1952} Art Cross
1953} Jimmy Daywalt
1954} Larry Crockett
1955} Al Herman
1956} Bob Veith
1957} Don Edmunds
1958} George Amick
1959} Bobby Grim
1960} Jim Hurtubise
1961}*Bobby Marshman & Parnelli Jones
1962} Jim McElreath
1963} Jim Clark
1964} Johnny White
1965} Mario Andretti
1966} Jackie Stewart
1967} Denny Hulme
1968} Bill Vukovich, II
1969} Mark Donohue
1970} Donnie Allison
1971) Denny Zimmerman
1972} Mike Hiss
1973} Graham McRae
1974} Pancho Carter
1975} Bill Puterbaugh
1976} Vern Schuppan
1977} Jerry Sneva
1978}*Larry Rice & Rick Mears
1979} Howdy Holmes(only rookie in the 500 field)
1980} Tim Richmond
1981} Josele Garza
1982} Jim Hickman
1983} Teo Fabi(polesitter)
1984}*Roberto Guerrero and Michael Andretti
1985} Arie Luyendyk
1986} Randy Lanier
1987} Fabrizio Barbazza
1988} Billy Vukovich, III
1989}*Bernard Jourdain and Scott Pruett
1990} Eddie Cheever
1991} Jeff Andretti
1992} Lyn St. James
1993} Nigel Mansell
1994} Jacques Villeneuve
1995} Christian Fittipaldi
1996} Tony Stewart(polesitter)
1997} Jeff Ward
1998} Steve Knapp
1999} Robby McGehee
2000}#Juan Pablo Montoya
2001)#Helio Castroneves
2002}*Tomas Scheckter and Alex Barron
2003} Tora Takagi
2004} Kosuke Matsuura
2005} Danica Patrick
2006} Marco Andretti
2007} Phil Giebler
2008} Ryan Hunter-Reay
2009} Alex Tagliani
2010} Simona de Silvestro
2011} J.R. Hildebrand
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