Official Box Score
50th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Monday, May 30, 1966

FP SP Car #   Driver Car Name Chassis/Engine Laps Status Prize Money
1 15 24 R Graham Hill American Red Ball Lola/Ford 200 144.317 $156,297
2 2 19 W Jim Clark STP Gas Treatment Lotus/Ford 200 143.843 $76,992
3 7 3 Jim McElreath Zink-Urschel-Slick Brabham/Ford 200 143.742 $42,586
4 6 72 Gordon Johncock Weinberger Homes Gerhardt/Ford 200 143.084 $26,381
5 17 94 R Mel Kenyon Gerhardt Gerhardt/Offy 198 Running $21,987
6 11 43 R Jackie Stewart Bowes Seal Fast Lola/Ford 190 Oil pressure $25,767
7 29 54 Eddie Johnson Valvoline II Huffaker/Offy 175 Stalled $17,615
8 28 11 Bobby Unser Vita Fresh Orange Juice Huffaker/Offy 171 Running $16,562
9 20 6 Joe Leonard Yamaha Eagle Eagle/Ford 170 Stalled $15,822
10 10 88 Jerry Grant Bardahl-Pacesetter Homes Eagle/Ford 167 Running $15,055
11 5 14 Lloyd Ruby Bardahl Eagle Eagle/Ford 166 Cam $24,926
12 23 18 Al Unser STP Oil Treatment Lotus/Ford 161 Accident $14,965
13 21 8 Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy Eagle/Ford 129 Oil leak $13,123
14 4 98 W Parnelli Jones Agajanian's Rev 500 Shrike/Offy 87 Wheel bearing $13,462
15 13 26 W Rodger Ward Bryant Heating & Cooling Lola/Offy 74 Handling $11,857
16 25 77 R Carl Williams Dayton Steel Wheel Gerhardt/Ford 38 Valve, oil $12,171
17 22 56 Jim Hurtubise Gerhardt Gerhardt/Offy 29 Oil $11,604
18 1 1 Mario Andretti Dean Van Lines Brawner/Ford 27 Valve $25,121
19 3 82 George Snider Sheraton-Thompson Coyote/Ford 22 Accident $12,075
20 8 12 Chuck Hulse Wynn's Watson/Ford 22 Accident $10,463
21 27 22 Bud Tingelstad Federal Engineering Gerhardt/Offy 16 Overheating $10,470
22 14 28 Johnny Boyd Prestone B.R.P./Ford 5 Accident $9,896
23 9 4 Don Branson Leader Cards Racer Gerhardt/Ford 0 Accident $9,791
24 12 27 Billy Foster Jim Robbins Vollstedt/Ford 0 Accident $9,554
25 16 53 R Gary Congdon Valvoline Huffaker/Offy 0 Accident $9,386
26 18 2 W A.J. Foyt Sheraton-Thompson Lotus/Ford 0 Accident $10,887
27 19 31 Dan Gurney All American Racers Eagle/Ford 0 Accident $9,806
28 24 66 R Cale Yarborough Jim Robbins Vollstedt/Ford 0 Accident $9,794
29 26 37 Arnie Knepper Sam Liosi Cecil/Ford 0 Accident $9,301
30 30 75 Al Miller (Krulac) Jerry Alderman Ford Lotus/Ford 0 Accident $8,876
31 31 39 Bobby Grim Racing Associates Watson/Offy 0 Accident $8,720
32 32 34 R Larry Dickson Michner Petroleum Lola/Ford 0 Accident $9,933
33 33 96 Ronnie Duman Harrison Eisert/Ford 0 Accident $9,564
- - -   Other Awards         $ 999
  Total Purse: $ 691,808


Time of Race: 3:27:52.53 Average Speed: 144.317 Margin of Victory: 41.13 sec.
Pole: #1 Mario Andretti (165.899, 3:37.00) Fastest Race Lap: #19 Jimmy Clark (Race Lap 18, 159.179 mph, 56.54 sec.)
Winning Car Owner: John Mecom, Jr. Winning Chief Mechanic George Bignotti Winning Tire: Firestone
Rookie of the Year: Jackie Stewart
Legend: R=Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Rookie; W=Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Former Winner;

Lap Leaders: Andretti 1-16, Clark 17-64, Ruby 65-75, Clark 76-86, Ruby 87-132, Clark 133-139, Ruby 140-150, Stewart 151-190, Hill 191-200
Lap Leader Summary: Andretti 1 for 16 laps, Clark 3 for 66 laps, Ruby 3 for 68 laps, Stewart 1 for 40 laps, Hill 1 for 10 laps .
Lead Changes: 8 among 5 drivers.

Caution Laps:
Cautions: 0 for 0 laps.