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1966 Indianapolis 500

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USAC Champ Car Series race number 3 of 16
Monday, May 30, 1966 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:27:53
Average speed: 144.317 mph
Pole speed: 165.899 mph
Cautions: 6
Margin of victory: 41.13 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1966 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1966 standings

11524   Graham Hill American Red Ball   (John Mecom)Lola / Ford200156297running101000
2 219   Jimmy Clark STP Gas Treatment   (Team Lotus)Lotus / Ford20076992running66800
3 73   Jim McElreath Zink-Urschel-Slick Trackburner   (John Zink)Moore / Ford20042586running0700
4 672   Gordon Johncock Weinberger Homes   (Weinberger & Wilseck)Gerhardt / Ford20026381running0600
51794   Mel Kenyon Fred GerhardtGerhardt / Offy19821987running0500
61143   Jackie Stewart Bowes Seal-Fast   (John Mecom)Lola / Ford19025767oil pressure40400
72954   Eddie Johnson Valvoline II   (Tassi Vatis)Huffaker / Offy17517615stalled0300
82811   Bobby Unser Vita-Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)Huffaker / Offy17116562running0250
9206   Joe Leonard Yamaha   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Ford17015822engine0200
101088   Jerry Grant Bardahl / Pacesetter Homes   (John Klug)Eagle / Ford16715055running0150
11 514   Lloyd Ruby Bardahl Eagle   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Ford16624926cam stud68100
122318   Al Unser STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Lotus / Ford16114965crash050
13218   Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Ford12913123oil line0 
14 498   Parnelli Jones REV 500   (J.C. Agajanian)Shrike / Offy8713462wheel bearing0 
151326   Rodger Ward Bryant Heating & Cooling   (John Mecom)Lola / Offy7411857handling0 
162577   Carl Williams Dayton Steel Wheel   (George Walther)Gerhardt / Ford3812171oil line0 
172256   Jim Hurtubise Fred GerhardtGerhardt / Offy2911604oil line0 
18 11   Mario Andretti Dean Van Lines   (Al Dean)Hawk / Ford2725120valve16 
19 382   George Snider Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Lotus / Ford2212075crash0 
20 812   Chuck Hulse Wynn's   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Ford2210463crash0 
212722   Bud Tingelstad Federal Engineering   (Federal Automotive Associates)Gerhardt / Offy1610470radiator0 
221428   Johnny Boyd Prestone   (George Bryant)BRP / Ford59896crash0 
23 94   Don Branson Leader Card Racers   (Bob Wilke)Gerhardt / Ford09791crash0 
241227   Billy Foster Jim Robbins Co.   (Jim Robbins)Vollstedt / Ford09554crash0 
251653   Gary Congdon Valvoline   (Tassi Vatis)Huffaker / Offy09386crash0 
26182   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (Ansted-Thompson Racing)Lotus / Ford010887crash0 
271931   Dan Gurney All American Racers   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Ford09806crash0 
282466   Cale Yarborough Jim Robbins Co.   (Jim Robbins)Vollstedt / Ford09794crash0 
292637   Arnie Knepper Sam LiosiCecil / Ford09301crash0 
303075   Al Miller Jerry Alderman Ford   (Jerry Alderman)Lotus / Ford08876crash0 
313139   Bobby Grim Racing AssociatesWatson / Offy08720crash0 
323234   Larry Dickson Michner Petroleum   (Walt Michner)Lola / Ford09933crash0 
333396   Ronnie Duman J. Frank HarrisonEisert / Ford09564crash0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
A.J. Foyt2Sheraton-Thompson
Chuck Stevenson11Vita Fresh Orange Juice
Greg Weld15, 76STP Oil Treatment, Pure Firebird
Ronnie Duman17Jim Robbins
Art Malone32Wally Weir
Bob Hurt36Viking Racing
Sammy Sessions38Federal Engineering
Bobby Johns41Prestone
Art Pollard44Heger & Compton
Dempsey Wilson51Prather
Masten Gregory63, 78MG Liquid Suspension, G.C. Murphy
Bob Wente65, 85Travelon Trailer, Caves Buick
Bob Veith67MG Liquid Suspension
Ronnie Bucknum68Western Racing Associates
Bruce Jacobi68Western Racing Associates
LeeRoy Yarbrough76Pure Firebird
Bob Harkey85Caves Buick
Red Riegel87California Speed Shop
Jack Conely89
Chuck Rodee92Leader Card
Bob Mathouser96Harrison
Dick Atkins97REV 500Agajanian
Bill Cheesbourg99Jack Adams

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Mario Andretti11616
  Jimmy Clark176448
  Lloyd Ruby657511
  Jimmy Clark768611
  Lloyd Ruby8713246
  Jimmy Clark1331397
  Lloyd Ruby14015011
  Jackie Stewart15119040
  Graham Hill19120010