Official Box Score
60th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Sunday, May 30, 1976

FP SP Car #   Driver Car Name Chassis/Engine Laps Status Prize Money
1 1 2 W Johnny Rutherford Hy-Gain McLaren/Offy 102 148.725 $255,321
2 5 14 W A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing Team Coyote/Foyt 102 148.355 $103,097
3 2 20 W Gordon Johncock Sinmast Wildcat/DGS 102 146.238 $67,676
4 7 40 Wally Dallenbach Sinmast Wildcat/DGS 101 Running $38,050
5 6 48 Pancho Carter Jorgensen Eagle/Offy 101 Running $33,778
6 3 68 Tom Sneva Norton Spirit McLaren/Offy 101 Running $30,960
7 4 21 W Al Unser American Racing Parnelli/Cosworth 101 Running $27,442
8 19 6 W Mario Andretti CAM2 Motor Oil McLaren/Offy 101 Running $28,331
9 22 77 Salt Walther Dayton-Walther McLaren/Offy 100 Running $23,728
10 12 3 W Bobby Unser Cobre Tire Eagle/Offy 100 Running $23,992
11 30 51 Lloyd Ruby Fairco Drugs Eagle/Offy 100 Running $23,039
12 14 93 Johnny Parsons Ayr-Way/WIRE Eagle/Offy 98 Running $21,215
13 27 23 George Snider Hubler Chevrolet Eagle/Offy 98 Running $20,718
14 32 24 Tom Bigelow Leader Card Racers Eagle/Offy 98 Running $20,193
15 11 12 Mike Mosley Sugaripe Prune Eagle/Offy 98 Running $20,954
16 33 8 Jan Opperman Routh Meat Packing Eagle/Offy 97 Running $18,943
17 10 69 Larry Cannon American Financial Corp. Eagle/Offy 97 Running $18,060
18 17 9 R Vern Schuppan Jorgensen Eagle/Offy 97 Running $18,605
19 29 97 Sheldon Kinser THE BOTTOMHALF Dragon/Offy 97 Running $17,179
20 28 96 Bob Harkey Dave McIntire Chevy/Ford Centers Kingfish/Offy 97 Running $16,782
21 15 98 John Martin Genesse Beer Dragon/Offy 96 Running $17,213
22 18 83 Bill Puterbaugh McNamara Motor Express Eagle/Offy 96 Running $16,072
23 21 28 R Billy Scott Spirit of Public Enterprise Eagle/Offy 96 Running $17,859
24 23 92 Steve Krisiloff 1st National City Travelers Checks Eagle/Offy 95 Running $15,775
25 24 86 R Al Loquasto Frostie Root Beer McLaren/Offy 95 Running $15,420
26 26 63 Larry McCoy Shurfine Foods Ras-Car/Offy 91 Running $14,993
27 20 73 Jerry Grant California/Oklahoma Eagle/AMC 91 Running $15,594
28 8 45 Gary Bettenhausen Thermo-King Eagle/Offy 52 Turbocharger $15,623
29 31 33 David Hobbs Dayton-Walther McLaren/Offy 10 Water leak $15,281
30 13 7 Roger McCluskey Hopkins Lightning/Offy 8 Accident $15,468
31 9 5 Bill Vukovich II Alex Foods Eagle/Offy 2 Rod $15,283
32 16 17 Dick Simon Bryant Heating & Cooling Vollstedt/Offy 1 Rod $15,926
33 25 19 R Spike Gehlhausen Spirit of Indiana McLaren/Offy 0 Oil pressure $14,197
- - -   Other Awards         $ 5,009
  Total Purse: $1,037,776


Time of Race: 1:42:52.48 Average Speed: 148.725 Margin of Victory: Under Caution
Pole: #2 Johnny Rutherford (188.957, 3:10.52) Fastest Race Lap: #14 A.J. Foyt Jr. (Race Lap 2, 186.027 mph, 48.38 sec.)
Winning Car Owner: Team McLaren, Ltd. Winning Chief Mechanic Denis Daviss Winning Tire: Goodyear
Rookie of the Year: Vern Schuppan
Legend: R=Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Rookie; W=Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Former Winner;
RACE NOTE: Race stopped on Lap 102 due to rain.

Lap Leaders: Rutherford 1-3, Foyt 4-13, Carter 14-16, Dallenbach 17-19, Johncock 20-37, Sneva 38-38, Rutherford 39-60, Foyt 61-79, Rutherford 80-102
Lap Leader Summary: Rutherford 3 for 48 laps, Foyt 2 for 29 laps, Carter 1 for 3 laps, Dallenbach 1 for 3 laps, Johncock 1 for 18 laps, Sneva 1 for 1 laps .
Lead Changes: 8 among 6 drivers.

Caution Laps: 4-6, #17 Simon, stopped, 10-13, #7 McCluskey, accident, 14-16, Debris, 60-64, #93 Parsons, lost wheel, 91-94, #73 Grant, stopped, 101-102, Rain
Cautions: 6 for 21 laps.