Among active IndyCar drivers, Castroneves has the most career Indy 500 wins with three. He is also the only active driver who has become an Indy 500 winner more than once in his career.
Who has won the Indy 500 more than once?
Three drivers have won the Indianapolis 500 four times each: A.J. Foyt (1961, 1964, 1967, 1977) Al Unser (1970, 1971, 1978, 1987) Rick Mears (1979, 1984, 1988, 1991)
Has anyone died at the Indy 500?
The following is a list of 73 individuals killed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 42 drivers, one motorcyclist, 13 riding mechanics, and 17 others including a pit crew member, track personnel, and spectators.
List of fatalities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
|Date of fatal incident||May 30, 1964|
Do Indy 500 drivers wear diapers?
The answer is NO. Before starting the race, drivers use the toilet and empty themselves.
What is the least number of cars to finish the Indy 500?
Only seven cars, the fewest finishers ever, were still running by the end of the race. First-time starter Jackie Stewart led by over a lap late in the race in John Mecom’s Lola T90-Ford.
What is the world record top speed for an Indy race car?
But more lap records fell during the build-up to the race. Luyendyk set a practice lap record of 237.774 mph a day before he shattered his time, racing out to an average speed of 239.260 mph for the fastest ever in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history.