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All-Time Indianapolis 500 Margin of Victory
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DateWinnerSecond PlaceMargin
1911 Ray Harroun Ralph Mulford 1:43.00
1912 Joe Dawson Teddy Tetzlaff 0.01
1913 Jules Goux Spencer Wishart 0.01
1914 Rene Thomas Arthur Duray 6:39.00
1915 Ralph Depalma Dario Resta 3:29.43
1916 Dario Resta Wilbur D'Alene 1:57.57 (300 miles)
1917 No Race - World War I
1918 No Race - World War I
1919 Howdy Wilcox Eddie Hearne 3:46.17
1920 Gaston Chevrolet Rene Thomas 6:19.60
1921 Tommy Milton Roscoe Sarles 3:49.38
1922 Jimmy Murphy Harry Hartz 3:13.60
1923 Tommy Milton Harry Hartz 3:15.73
1924 L.L.Corum/Joe Boyer Earl Cooper 1:23.57
1925 Pete DePaolo Dave Lewis 53.69
1926 Frank Lockhart Harry Hartz 2 laps, 35.54 (400 miles)
1927 George Souders Earl DeVore 0.01
1928 Louis Meyer Lou Moore 43.89
1929 Ray Keech Louis Meyer 6:23.79
1930 Billy Arnold Shorty Cantlon 7:17.36
1931 Louis Schneider Fred Frame 43.19
1932 Fred Frame Howdy Wilcox II 43.66
1933 Louis Meyer Wilbur Shaw 6:41.89
1934 Bill Cummings Mauri Rose 27.25
1935 Kelly Petillo Wilbur Shaw 40.02
1936 Louis Meyer Ted Horn 2:17.15
1937 Wilbur Shaw Ralph Hepburn 2.16
1938 Floyd Roberts Wilbur Shaw 3:35.27
1939 Wilbur Shaw Jimmy Snyder 1:48.22
1940 Wilbur Shaw Rex Mays 1:14.14 (rain)
1941 Floyd Davis/Muri Rose Rex Mays 1:29.95
1942 No Race - World War II
1943 No Race - World War II
1944 No Race - World War II
1945 No Race - World War II
1946 George Robson Jimmy Jackson 44.04
1947 Mauri Rose Bill Holland 32.12
1948 Mauri Rose Bill Holland 1:24.07
1949 Bill Holland Johnnie Parsons 3:11.00
1950 Johnnie Parsons Bill Holland 38.00 (345 miles, rain)
1951 Lee Wallard Mike Nazaruk 1:47.26
1952 Troy Ruttman Jim Rathmann 4:02.36
1953 Bill Vukovich Sr Art Cross 3:30.87
1954 Bill Vukovich Sr Jimmy Bryan 1:09.99
1955 Bob Sweikert Tony Bettenhauser 2:43.98
1956 Pat Flaherty Sam Hanks 20.46
1957 Sam Hanks Jim Rathmann 21.40
1958 Jimmy Bryan George Amick 27.65
1959 Rodger Ward Jim Rathmann 23.27
1960 Jim Rathmann Rodger Ward 12.67
1961 A.J. Foyt Eddie Sachs 8.28
1962 Rodger Ward Len Sutton 11.52
1963 Parnelli Jones Jim Clark 33.84
1964 A.J. Foyt Rodger Ward 1:24.35
1965 Jimmy Clark Parnelli Jones 1:59.98
1966 Graham Hill Jim Clark 41.13
1967 A.J. Foyt Al Unser No time (Red Flag, lap 200)
1968 Bobby Unser Dan Gurney 53.81
1969 Mario Andretti Dan Gurney 1:53.02
1970 Al Unser Mark Donohue 32.19
1971 Al Unser Peter Revson 22.48
1972 Mark Donohue Al Unser 3:10.55
1973 Gordon Johncock Billy Vukovich 1:24.91 (332.5 miles,rain)
1974 Johnny Rutherford Bobby Unser 22.32
1975 Bobby Unser Johnny Rutherford 1:04.00 (435 miles, rain)
1976 Johnny Rutherford A.J. Foyt 15.36 (225 miles, rain)
1977 A.J. Foyt Tom Sneva 28.63
1978 Al Unser Tom Sneva 8.09
1979 Rick Mears A.J. Foyt 45.69
1980 Johnny Rutherford Tom Sneva 29.92
1981 Bobby Unser Mario Andretti 5.18
1982 Gordon Johncock Rick Mears 0.16
1983 Tom Sneva Al Unser 11.17
1984 Rick Mears Roberto Guerrero two laps
1985 Danny Sullivan Mario Andretti 2.48
1986 Bobby Rahal Kevin Cogan 1.44
1987 Al Unser Roberto Guerrero 4.50
1988 Rick Mears Emerson Fittipaldi 7.076 (under caution)
1989 Emerson Fittipaldi Al Unser Jr two laps (under caution)
1990 Arie Luyendyk Bobby Rahal 10.88
1991 Rick Mears Michael Andretti 3.15
1992 Al Unser, Jr. Scott Goodyear 0.04
1993 Emerson Fittipaldi Arie Luyendyk 2.86
1994 Al Unser, Jr. Jacques Villeneuve 8.60
1995 Jacques Villenueve Christian Fittipaldi 2.48
1996 Buddy Lazier Davy Jones 0.70
1997 Arie Luyendyk Scott Goodyear 0.57
1998 Eddie Cheever Jr Buddy Lazier 3.19
1999 Kenny Brack Jeff Ward 6.56
2000 Juan Pablo Montoya Buddy Lazier 7.18
2001 Helio Castroneves Gil de Ferran 1.74
2002 Helio Castroneves Paul Tracy no time (under caution)
2003 Gil de Ferran Helio Castroneves 0.30
2004 Buddy Rice Tony Kanaan no time (under caution)
2005 Dan Wheldon Vitor Meira no time (under caution)
2006 Sam Hornish Jr Marco Andretti 0.06
2007 Dario Franchitti Scott Dixon no time (under caution)
2008 Scott Dixon Vitor Meira 1.75
2009 Helio Castroneves Dan Wheldon 1.98
2010 Dario Franchitti Dan Wheldon no time (under caution)
2011 Dan Wheldon J.R. Hildebrand no time (under caution)
2012 Dario Franchitti Scott Dixon no time (under caution)

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