Arie Luyendyk is a Dutch auto racing driver and two time winner (1990 and 1997) of the Indianapolis 500. He retired from racing after the 1999 season, but returned to the 500 in 2001 and 2002.
ArieThe full name of the Indy champ is Arie Luyendyk.
1990- Arie Luyendyk 1991- Rick Mears 1992- Al Unser, Jr 1993- Emerson Fittipaldi 1994- Al Unser, Jr 1995- Jacques Villeneuve 1996- Buddy Lazier 1997- Arie Luyendyk 1998- Eddie Cheever Jr 1999- Kenny Brack 2000- Juan Pablo Montoya
1996 Arie Luyendyk 236.986 mph
The winner of the Indy 500 car race, in 2012, was Dario Franchitti. This gave him the distinction of being a three time winner of the Indy 500. He was a member of the Chip Ganassi Racing Team.
2007 winner Dario Franchitti, now racing in NASCAR, did not race the 2008 Indy 500.
A.J. Foyt is the oldest surviving Indianapolis 500 winner.
1990: Arie Luyendyk1991: Rick Mears
The first Indy 500 winner that drove in a Formula One race (other than the Indy 500 which was considered an F-1 race between 1950-1960) was Rodger Ward of the United States, the 1959 and 1962 Indy 500 winner, who drove in the 1959 United States Grand Prix. The first winner that drove full time in Formula One was Jim Clark of Scotland, the 1965 Indy 500 champion.
Varies by race but the 2017 race winner Sato received $2.46 million
Dario Franchitti won the 2010 Indianapolis 500.