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1974 Indianapolis 500

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Jim Nabors - Back Home Again In Indiana (1974 Indianapolis 500)

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1974 INDY 500 BY VIDEO ACTION

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STP OIL RADIO COMMERCIAL BY SID COLLINS DURING 1974 INDY 500

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The First Indy 500 Had its Share of Thrills and Spills

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SYND 21 5 74 PREPARATIONS FOR THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 MILE MOTOR RACE

The 58th 500 Mile International Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Sunday, May 26, 1974. Johnny Rutherford, in his eleventh attempt, won the race from the 25th starting position, the farthest back since Louis Meyer in 1936. It was the first of three Indy victories for Rutherford, and the first year of a three-year stretch where he finished 1st-2nd-1st.
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    • Background 

    • Time trials 

    • Starting grid 

    • Race summary 

    • Broadcasting