Closest Finishes

Closest Indianapolis 500 Finishes

Year

Winner

Runner Up

Margin

1992 Al Unser Jr Scott Goodyear 0.043 seconds
2014 Ryan Hunter-Reay Helio Castroneves 0.060 seconds
2006 Sam Hornish Jr Marco Andretti 0.063 seconds
2015 Juan Montoya Will Power 0.104 seconds
1982 Gordon Johncock Rick Mears 0.160 seconds
2017 Takuma Sato Helio Castroneves 0.201 seconds
2019 Simon Pagenaud Alexander Rossi 0.208 seconds
2003 Gil de Ferran Helio Castroneves 0.299 seconds
2021 Helio Castroneves Alex Palou 0.492 seconds
1997 Arie Luyendyk Scott Goodyear 0.570 seconds
1996 Buddy Lazier Davy Jones 0.695 seconds