A.J. Foyt wins his third of four Indy 500s when Parnelli Jones' turbine car's engine fails.
Gordon Johncock wins his second Indy 500, just .16 seconds ahead of Rick Mears.
A.J. Foyt becomes the first driver to win the Indy 500 four times. The race is also notable because Janet Guthrie becomes the first woman to drive in it. She finishes 29th.
Starting from the pole, Rick Mears wins the first of his four Indy 500s.
Starting from the pole, Rick Mears wins his fourth Indy 500, this time by 3.1 seconds over Michael Andretti. Mears, A.J. Foyt and Al Unser, Sr., are the only four-time winners.
Johnny Rutherford wins his third Indy 500 in seven years.
It's a great day for the Unser family. In 1981, Bobby Unser wins a disputed Indy 500. Six years later, Al Unser, Sr., wins his record-tying fourth Indy 500. And in 1992, Al Unser, Jr., wins the Indy 500 by .043 seconds over Scott Goodyear.
Janet Guthrie, 39, becomes the first woman driver to qualify for the Indy 500 by driving her Lightning-Offernhauser 188.403 mph.
Willy T. Ribbs becomes the first African-American driver to qualify for the Indy 500.