Best Indy 500 Drivers

A compilation of the greatest drivers who ever drove in the Indianapolis 500.

The Top Ten

1 Al Unser Sr.

A real knack for knowing the ins and outs of the race car - greatesttop10s

2 Mario Andretti

One of the best Americans on both sides of the pond (Indy/F1), if not the best.

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3 A.J. Foyt V 1 Comment
4 Rick Mears

Won more poles than anyone else - greatesttop10s

5 Bobby Unser

One of the most daring drivers in Indy 500 history and won three times - greatesttop10s

6 Johnny Rutherford

One of the fastest drivers in the Indy 500 - greatesttop10s

7 Dario Franchitti

One of two modern three time winners that isn't afraid to back down at the end of the 500 - greatesttop10s

8 Rodger Ward

Had a top-5 in every Indy 500 between 1959 and 1964 - greatesttop10s

9 Helio Castroneves

Three time winner and in top-two in each of his first three Indy 500's - greatesttop10s

10 Emerson Fittipaldi

Indy two times winner. two times world (F1) Champion, race against the best all around

The Contenders

11 Arie Luyendyk

Fastest 90's Indy 500 driver - greatesttop10s

12 Scott Dixon
13 Dan Wheldon
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