Official Box Score
58th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Sunday, May 26, 1974

FP SP Car #   Driver Car Name Chassis/Engine Laps Status Prize Money
1 25 3 Johnny Rutherford McLaren McLaren/Offy 200 158.589 $245,032
2 7 48 W Bobby Unser Olsonite Eagle Eagle/Offy 200 158.278 $99,504
3 16 4 Bill Vukovich II Sugaripe Prune Eagle/Offy 199 Running $63,811
4 4 20 W Gordon Johncock STP Double Oil Filter Eagle/Offy 198 Running $37,079
5 9 73 David Hobbs Carling Black Label McLaren/Offy 196 Running $32,074
6 30 45 Jim McElreath Thermo-King Eagle/Offy 194 Running $27,970
7 21 11 R Pancho Carter Cobre Firestone Eagle/Offy 191 Running $27,758
8 31 79 Bob Harkey Peru Circus Kenyon/Foyt 189 Running $23,985
9 18 9 Lloyd Ruby Unlimited Racing Eagle/Offy 187 Out of fuel $23,182
10 17 55 Jerry Grant Cobre Firestone Eagle/Offy 175 Running $22,016
11 22 89 John Martin Sea Snack Shrimp Cocktail McLaren/Offy 169 Running $21,393
12 23 27 R Tom Bigelow Bryant Heating & Cooling Vollstedt/Offy 166 Running $20,769
13 20 18 R Bill Simpson American Kids Racer Eagle/Offy 163 Piston $19,922
14 3 68 Mike Hiss Norton Spirit McLaren/Offy 158 Running $21,697
15 1 14 W A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing Team Coyote/Foyt 142 Oil fitting $38,674
16 27 1 Roger McCluskey English Leather Riley/Offy 141 Rear end $19,097
17 14 77 Salt Walther Dayton-Walther McLaren/Offy 141 Piston $18,197
18 26 15 W Al Unser Viceroy Eagle/Offy 131 Valve $17,492
19 19 42 Jerry Karl Ayr-Way/Lloyd's Eagle/Offy 115 Accident $17,333
20 8 24 R Tom Sneva Raymond Companies Kingfish/Offy 94 Drive gear $19,136
21 32 51 R Jan Opperman Viceroy Parnelli Parnelli/Offy 85 Spun out $15,617
22 15 60 Steve Krisiloff STP Gas Treatment Eagle/Offy 72 Clutch $16,026
23 12 21 Jimmy Caruthers Cobre Firestone Eagle/Offy 64 Gearbox $16,063
24 33 59 R Larry Cannon American Financial Corp. Eagle/Offy 49 Differential $15,429
25 28 56 Jim Hurtubise Miller High Life Eagle/Offy 31 Blown engine $15,324
26 29 94 R Johnny Parsons Vatis Finley/Offy 18 Turbocharger $14,497
27 24 61 Rick Muther Eisenhour/Brayton Coyote/Foyt 11 Piston $14,748
28 13 82 George Snider Gilmore Racing Team Atlanta/Foyt 7 Valve $14,027
29 6 98 Mike Mosley Lodestar Eagle/Offy 6 Blown engine $16,435
30 2 40 Wally Dallenbach STP Oil Treatment Eagle/Offy 3 Piston $16,222
31 5 5 W Mario Andretti Viceroy Eagle/Offy 2 Valve $15,587
32 11 8 Gary Bettenhausen Score McLaren/Offy 2 Valve $14,230
33 10 44 Dick Simon TraveLodge Eagle/Foyt 1 Valve $14,551
- - -   Other Awards         $ 809
  Total Purse: $1,015,686


Time of Race: 3:09:10.06 Average Speed: 158.589 Margin of Victory: 22.32 sec.
Pole: #14 A.J. Foyt (191.632, 3:07.86) Fastest Race Lap: #40 Wally Dallenbach (Race Lap 2, 191.408 mph, 47.02 sec.)
Winning Car Owner: McLaren Cars, Ltd. Winning Chief Mechanic Denis Daviss Winning Tire: Goodyear
Rookie of the Year: Pancho Carter
Legend: R=Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Rookie; W=Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Former Winner;

Lap Leaders: Dallenbach 1-2, Foyt 3-24, B. Unser 25-26, Foyt 27-49, B. Unser 50-52, Foyt 53-64, Rutherford 65-125, Foyt 126-135, Rutherford 136-137, Foyt 138-140, Rutherford 141-175, B. Unser 176-176, Rutherford 177-200
Lap Leader Summary: Dallenbach 1 for 2 laps, Foyt 5 for 70 laps, B. Unser 3 for 6 laps, Rutherford 4 for 122 laps .
Lead Changes: 12 among 4 drivers.

Caution Laps:
Cautions: 0 for 0 laps.