1979 Indianapolis 500

Qualifying Chronology

Att #DateTimeQual
Day
Car #Driver
Name
LapsQual
Time
Qual
Speed
RankStartComment
105-1312:06169JOE SALDANA3WAVED OFF
205-1312:15110PANCHO CARTER3WAVED OFF
305-1312:2314JOHNNY RUTHERFORD4 3:11.3500188.13798 
405-1312:3016WALLY DALLENBACH4 3:11.2000188.28587 
505-1312:39189LEE KUNZMAN4 3:13.1300186.4031411 
605-1312:5112AL UNSER4 3:07.0100192.50333 
705-1313:00177SALT WALTHER4 3:15.4800184.1623316 
805-1313:09146HOWDY HOLMES4 3:13.6900185.8641913 
905-1313:17129CLIFF HUCUL0 
1005-1313:23158ELDON RASMUSSEN0 
1105-1313:27192JOHN MAHLER2WAVED OFF
1205-1313:37115JOHNNY PARSONS4 3:11.6800187.813119 
1305-1313:45117DICK SIMON0 
1405-1313:50134VERN SCHUPPAN0 
1505-1313:54172ROGER MCCLUSKEY2WAVED OFF
1605-1314:01145JANET GUTHRIE4 3:13.8400185.7202214 
1705-1314:08112BOBBY UNSER4 3:09.5600189.91344 
1805-1314:17122BILLY VUKOVICH II3WAVED OFF
1905-1314:2917STEVE KRISILOFF4 3:16.7700182.955BUMPED BY #44; REINSTATED BY #81; WITHDRAWN 5/19
2005-1314:38136MIKE MOSLEY4 3:13.2600186.2781612 
2105-1314:47141BILL ALSUP2WAVED OFF
2205-1314:57111TOM BAGLEY4 3:14.1600185.4142315 
2305-1315:05143TOM BIGELOW4 3:17.8800181.928BUMPED BY #73
2405-1315:15195LARRY CANNON4 3:18.9700180.932BUMPED BY #17
2505-1315:25123JIM MCELREATH0 
2605-1315:32124SHELDON KINSER4 3:12.8500186.6741310 
2705-1315:43120JOHN MARTIN4 3:17.6900182.103BUMPED BY #81; REINSTATED BY #7; BUMPED BY #7T; RESINSTATED BY #7T; BUMPED BY #12T
2805-1315:5313GORDON JOHNCOCK4 3:09.7200189.75355 
2905-1316:0011TOM SNEVA4 3:06.5300192.99822 
3005-1316:08183BILLY ENGLEHART1WAVED OFF
3105-1316:17175TODD GIBSON2WAVED OFF
3205-1316:24119SPIKE GELLHAUSEN4 3:15.8600183.805BUMPED BY #7T; REINSTATED BY #12T; BUMPED BY #50
3305-1316:32114A. J. FOYT4 3:09.8600189.61366 
3405-1316:3919RICK MEARS4 3:05.8200193.73611 
3505-1316:50238JERRY KARL4 3:16.2000183.486BUMPED BY #59
3605-1317:00269JOE SALDANA4 3:16.2700183.421BUMPED BY #97
3705-1317:08210PANCHO CARTER4 3:13.7500185.8062117 
3805-1317:15292JOHN MAHLER0FLAGGED OFF
3905-1317:20223JIM MCELREATH1WAVED OFF
4005-1317:25234VERN SCHUPPAN0 
4105-1317:30217DICK SIMON0 
4205-1317:33222BILLY VUKOVICH II4 3:15.7700183.889BUMPED BY #92T
4305-1911:07351HURLEY HAYWOOD3WAVED OFF
4405-1911:18330DANA CARTER4 3:15.7700183.889BUMPED BY #90
4505-1911:26331LARRY RICE2WAVED OFF
4605-1911:33373JERRY SNEVA0 
4705-1911:38380LARRY DICKSON4 3:15.4600184.1813224 
4805-1911:48339AL LOQUASTO4 3:16.3400183.355BUMPED BY #39
4905-1911:57375TODD GIBSON2WAVED OFF
5005-1912:03392JOHN MAHLER4 3:16.7000183.020BUMPED BY #31; REINSTATED BY #44; BUMPED BY #25
5105-1912:13334VERN SCHUPPAN4 3:15.2900184.3412922 
5205-1912:38372ROGER MCCLUSKEY4 3:15.7500183.9083525 
5305-1912:46329CLIFF HUCUL4 3:13.3400186.2001718 
5405-1912:54381DICK FERGUSON2WAVED OFF
5505-1913:04397PHIL THRESHIE0 
5605-1913:08398GARY BETTENHAUSEN0PULLED OFF
5705-1913:15323JIM MCELREATH4 3:13.6700185.8831819 
5805-1913:25341BILL ALSUP0 
5905-1913:37317DICK SIMON4 3:14.5200185.0712620BUMPS #95
6005-1913:43356JIM HURTUBISE0 
6105-1913:53331HURLEY HAYWOOD0 
6205-1913:57331LARRY RICE0 
6305-1914:00373JERRY SNEVA4 3:15.2500184.3792821BUMPS #43
6405-1914:08350ELDON RASMUSSEN2WAVED OFF
6505-1914:15375TODD GIBSON0ACCIDENT
6605-1914:36381DICK FERGUSON4 3:14.9700184.644BUMPS #20; ATTEMPT DISALLOWED BY USAC
6705-1914:43341BILL ALSUP0 
6805-1914:52344TOM BIGELOW4 3:12.8000186.722BUMPS #7; ATTEMPT DISALLOWED BY USAC
6905-1916:0037TSTEVE KRISILOFF4 3:11.0600188.422BUMPS #20; ATTEMPT DISALLOWED BY USAC
7005-1916:12331LARRY RICE4 3:15.4200184.2193123BUMPS #92
7105-2012:40412TBILL ALSUP4 3:11.7500187.744BUMPS #20; DISQUALIFIED
7205-2013:27498GARY BETTENHAUSEN2 
7305-2013:38425DANNY ONGAIS4 3:11.4800188.0091027BUMPS #92
7405-2013:59444TOM BIGELOW4 3:14.4400185.1472530BUMPS #39
7505-2014:07497PHIL THRESHIE4 3:13.7000185.8542029BUMPS #69
7605-2014:23450ELDON RASMUSSEN3WAVED OFF
7705-2015:35459JOE SALDANA4 3:10.7000188.778726BUMPS #38
7805-2015:4247TSTEVE KRISILOFF4 3:13.2500186.2871528BUMPS #19
7905-2015:50451HURLEY HAYWOOD4 3:18.3100181.534TOO SLOW
8005-2017:10450ELDON RASMUSSEN4 3:15.7300183.9273433BUMPS #19
8105-2017:20498GARY BETTENHAUSEN4 3:17.3000182.463TOO SLOW
8205-2017:27428BILLY SCOTT1WAVED OFF
8305-2017:33490SPIKE GELLHAUSEN4 3:14.5300185.0612731BUMPS #30
8405-2017:40416TOM FRANTZ0ACCIDENT
8505-2017:52481DICK FERGUSON4 3:30.3900171.111TOO SLOW
8605-2017:59492TJOHN MAHLER4 3:15.3100184.3223032BUMPS #22
8705-26522BILLY VUKOVICH II4187.0421234 
8805-26569GEORGE SNIDER4185.3192435 
8905-26519BILL ALSUP2ACCIDENT
9005-26539AL LOQUASTO4183.318TOO SLOW
9105-26538JERRY KARL3PULLED OFF
9205-26595LARRY CANNON0PULLED OFF
9305-26520JOHN MARTIN4182.463TOO SLOW
9405-26530DANA CARTER4182.964TOO SLOW


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