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Who won the most Indy car races?

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Asked by: Janie Witters

Who has won the most Indy races?

Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears for the most wins all-time in the history of the race with four.
Most Indy 500 wins.

Driver Wins
Rick Mears 1979, 1984, 1988, 1991
Al Unser 1970, 1971, 1978, 1987
A.J. Foyt 1961, 1964, 1967, 1977

What is the most times a person has won the Indy 500?

Most career victories
Legendary drivers A.J. Foyt (1961, ’64, ’67, ’77), Al Unser (1970-71, ’78, ’87) and Rick Mears (pictured, 1979, ’84, ’88, ’91) share the record for most Indianapolis 500 victories, each having earned the Borg-Warner trophy four times.

How many drivers have won the Indy 500 5 times?

No. Five drivers have won the race two years in a row: Wilbur Shaw (1939-40) Mauri Rose (1947-48)

Has Tony Kanaan ever won the Indy 500?

Kanaan has always been a fan favorite. He won the Indy and has been a one-off driver in the 500 the past two years.

Why was there a red flag at Indy?

Jimmie Johnson’s first Indianapolis 500 ended in disappointing fashion Sunday, with the former NASCAR star crashing on the 194th lap of the 200-lap race. Johnson’s crash had a massive ripple effect on the race, with debris from his No. 48 car resulting in a red flag with just four laps remaining.

How many drivers won Indy 4 times?

Foyt, Rick Mears, and Al Unser all hold the record for the most Indianapolis 500 victories, having won the race four times each. There have been six drivers who have achieved three victories at the event: Dario Franchitti, Meyer, Mauri Rose, Johnny Rutherford, Wilbur Shaw, and Bobby Unser.

Who was the first woman to drive in the Indy 500?

Janet Guthrie faced wide discrimination that included some naysayers questioning her intentions. An article May 29, 1976, in the Indianapolis Star, referred to Guthrie as “the first woman to ever enter the IMS pits in a driver’s uniform instead of after one.”

Who is in the Indy 500 this year?

Indy 500 starting lineup

Pos. Car No. Driver
1 9 Scott Dixon
2 10 Alex Palou
3 21 Rinus VeeKay
4 33 Ed Carpenter