Race Results for the 1963 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 1 98 Parnelli Jones Agajanian Willard Battery Watson/Offy 143.137 200 167 $148,513
2 5 92 Jim Clark (R) Lotus powered by Ford Lotus/Ford 142.752 200 28 $56,238
3 8 2 A.J. Foyt (W) Sheraton-Thompson Trevis/Offy 142.210 200 0 $32,614
4 4 1 Rodger Ward (W) Kaiser Aluminum Watson/Offy 141.090 200 0 $21,288
5 3 4 Don Branson Leader Card 500 Roadster Watson/Offy 140.866 200 0 $18,588
6 6 8 Jim McElreath Bill Forbes Racing Team Watson/Offy 140.862 200 0 $14,888
7 12 93 Dan Gurney Lotus powered by Ford Lotus/Ford 140.071 200 0 $18,063
8 11 10 Chuck Hulse Dean Van Lines Ewing/Offy 140.064 200 0 $12,163
9 31 84 Al Miller (Krulac) (R) Thompson Harvey Aluminum Thompson/Chevrolet 139.524 200 0 $12,513
10 17 22 Dick Rathmann Chapman Watson/Offy 138.845 200 0 $10,463
11 30 29 Dempsey Wilson Vita Fresh Orange Juice Kuzma/Offy 138.574 200 0 $8,300
12 33 17 Troy Ruttman (W) Robbins Autocrat Seat Belt Kuzma/Offy 138.244 200 0 $8,450
13 18 65 Bob Christie Travelon Trailer Christensen/Offy 136.104 200 0 $7,900
14 32 32 Ebb Rose Sheraton-Thompson Watson/Offy 132.347 200 0 $7,550
15 14 14 Roger McCluskey Konstant Hot Watson/Offy Spun out 198 4 $7,100
16 7 5 Bobby Marshman Econo-Car Rental Epperly/Offy Rear end 196 0 $6,300
17 10 9 Eddie Sachs Bryant Heating & Cooling Watson/Offy Accident 181 0 $7,100
18 9 99 Paul Goldsmith Demler Watson/Offy Crankshaft 149 0 $7,350
19 19 52 Lloyd Ruby John Zink Trackburner Watson/Offy Accident 126 0 $6,350
20 21 88 Eddie Johnson Drewry's Watson/Offy Accident 112 0 $6,300
21 22 45 Chuck Stevenson Bardahl Watson/Offy Cylinder 110 0 $5,700
22 2 56 Jim Hurtubise Hotel Tropicana, Las Vegas Kurtis/Novi Oil leak 102 1 $7,400
23 15 83 Duane Carter Thompson Harvey Aluminum Thompson/Chevrolet Rod 100 0 $5,700
24 29 16 Jim Rathmann (W) Hopkins Coral Harbour Watson/Offy Fuel system 99 0 $5,650
25 20 26 Bobby Grim Morcroft Trevis/Offy Oil tank leak 79 0 $5,900
26 24 86 Bob Veith Sheraton-Thompson Porter/Offy Valve 74 0 $5,600
27 13 35 Allen Crowe Gabriel Shocker Trevis/Offy Accident 47 0 $5,700
28 25 54 Bud Tingelstad Hoover, Inc. Epperly/Offy Accident 46 0 $5,500
29 26 37 Johnny Rutherford (R) US Equipment Co. Watson/Offy Transmission 43 0 $5,400
30 28 21 Elmer George Sarkes Tarzian Lesovsky/Offy Handling 21 0 $5,350
31 23 75 Art Malone (R) STP Kurtis/Novi Clutch 18 0 $5,150
32 27 23 Johnny Boyd Bowes Seal Fast Epperly/Offy Oil 12 0 $5,300
33 16 6 Bobby Unser (R) Hotel Tropicana, Las Vegas Kurtis/Novi Accident 2 0 $6,250

* - complete car name/entrant data not available for all entries
(R) - Indicated Rookie
(W) - Indicates Past Winner