Indianapolis 500 Purses and Winners' Shares

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Year Purse Winner's Share

2012 $13,285,815 $2,474,280 - Dario Franchitti

2011 $13,509,485 $2,567,255 - Dan Wheldon

2010 $13,592,815 $2,752,055 - Dario Franchitti

2009 $14,315,315 $3,048,005 - Helio Castroneves

2008 $14,406,580 $2,988,065 - Scott Dixon

2007 $10,668,815 $1,645,233 - Dario Franchitti

2006 $10,518,565 $1,744,855 - Sam Hornish Jr.

2005 $10,304,815 $1,537,805 - Dan Wheldon

2004 $10,250,580 $1,761,740 - Buddy Rice

2003 $10,151,830 $1,353,265 - Gil de Ferran

2002 $10,028,580 $1,606,215 - Helio Castroneves

2001 $9,615,325 $1,270,475 - Helio Castroneves

2000 $9,476,505 $1,235,690 - Juan Montoya

1999 $9,047,150 $1,465,190 - Kenny Brack

1998 $8,722,150 $1,433,000 - Eddie Cheever

1997 $8,612,450 $1,568,150 - Arie Luyendyk

1996 $8,114,600 $1,367,854 - Buddy Lazier

1995 $8,063,550 $1,312,019 - Jacques Villeneuve

1994 $7,864,800 $1,373,813 - Al Unser Jr.

1993 $7,681,300 $1,155,304 - Emerson Fittipaldi

1992 $7,527,450 $1,244,184 - Al Unser Jr.

1991 $7,009,150 $1,219,704 - Rick Mears

1990 $6,325,803 $1,090,940 - Arie Luyendyk

1989 $5,713,725 $1,001,604 - Emerson Fittipaldi

1988 $5,016,900 $ 804,853 - Rick Mears

1987 $4,490,375 $ 526,763 - Al Unser Sr.

1986 $4,001,450 $ 581,062 - Bobby Rahal

1985 $3,271,025 $ 517,662 - Danny Sullivan

1984 $2,795,399 $ 434,061 - Rick Mears

1983 $2,411,450 $ 385,886 - Tom Sneva

1982 $2,067,475 $ 290,609 - Gordon Johncock

1981 $1,609,375 $ 299,124 - Bobby Unser

1980 $1,503,225 $ 318,820 - Johnny Rutherford

1979 $1,271,954 $ 270,401 - Rick Mears

1978 $1,145,225 $ 290,364 - Al Unser Sr.

1977 $1,116,807 $ 259,791 - A.J. Foyt

1976 $1,037,776 $ 255,321 - Johnny Rutherford

1975 $1,001,322 $ 214,032 - Bobby Unser

1974 $1,015,686 $ 245,031 - Johnny Rutherford

1973 $1,006,105 $ 236,023 - Gordon Johncock

1972 $1,011,846 $ 218,768 - Mark Donohue

1971 $1,001,604 $ 238,454 - Al Unser Sr.

1970 $1,000,002 $ 271,698 - Al Unser Sr.

1969 $ 805,128 $ 206,727 - Mario Andretti

1968 $ 712,269 $ 175,140 - Bobby Unser

1967 $ 734,635 $ 171,527 - A.J. Foyt

1966 $ 691,809 $ 156,297 - Graham Hill

1965 $ 628,399 $ 166,621 - Jimmy Clark

1964 $ 506,575 $ 153,650 - A.J. Foyt

1963 $ 494,030 $ 148,513 - Parnelli Jones

1962 $ 426,152 $ 125,015 - Rodger Ward

1961 $ 400,000 $ 117,975 - A.J. Foyt

1960 $ 369,150 $ 110,000 - Jim Rathmann

1959 $ 338,100 $ 106,850 - Rodger Ward

1958 $ 305,217 $ 111,327 - Jimmy Bryan

1957 $ 300,252 $ 103,844 - Sam Hanks

1956 $ 282,052 $ 93,819 - Pat Flaherty

1955 $ 270,400 $ 76,138 - Bob Sweikert

1954 $ 269,375 $ 74,934 - Bill Vukovich

1953 $ 246,300 $ 89,496 - Bill Vukovich

1952 $ 230,100 $ 61,743 - Troy Ruttman

1951 $ 207,650 $ 63,612 - Lee Wallard

1950 $ 201,135 $ 57,458 - Johnnie Parsons

1949 $ 179,050 $ 51,575 - Bill Holland

1948 $ 171,075 $ 42,800 - Mauri Rose

1947 $ 137,425 $ 31,450 - Mauri Rose

1946 $ 115,450 $ 42,550 - George Robson

1942-45 No races, World War II

1941 $ 90,925 $ 29,735 - Mauri Rose and Floyd Davis

1940 $ 85,525 $ 31,875 - Wilbur Shaw

1939 $ 87,050 $ 27,375 - Wilbur Shaw

1938 $ 91,075 $ 31,950 - Floyd Roberts

1937 $ 92,135 $ 35,075 - Wilbur Shaw

1936 $ 82,525 $ 31,300 - Louis Meyer

1935 $ 78,575 $ 30,600 - Kelly Petillo

1934 $ 83,775 $ 29,075 - Bill Cummings

1933 $ 54,450 $ 18,000 - Louis Meyer

1932 $ 93,900 $ 32,050 - Fred Frame

1931 $ 81,800 $ 29,500 - Louis Schneider

1930 $ 96,250 $ 36,900 - Billy Arnold

1929 $ 95,150 $ 24,600 - Ray Keech

1928 $ 90,750 $ 28,500 - Louis Meyer

1927 $ 89,850 $ 25,100 - George Souders

1926 $ 88,100 $ 29,500 - Frank Lockhart

1925 $ 87,750 $ 27,800 - Pete DePaolo

1924 $ 86,850 $ 20,500 - L.L.Corum and Joe Boyer

1923 $ 83,425 $ 28,500 - Tommy Milton

1922 $ 70,575 $ 33,700 - Jimmy Murphy

1921 $ 86,650 $ 36,000 - Tommy Milton

1920 $ 93,550 $ 36,300 - Gaston Chevrolet

1919 $ 55,275 $ 20,000 - Howdy Wilcox

1917-18 No races, World War I

1916 $ 31,350 $ 12,000 - Dario Resta

1915 $ 51,200 $ 20,000 - Ralph DePalma

1914 $ 51,675 $ 20,000 - Rene Thomas

1913 $ 55,875 $ 20,000 - Jules Goux

1912 $ 52,225 $ 20,000 - Joe Dawson

1911 $ 27,550 $ 14,250 - Ray Harroun

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Total Indy 500 Purses - $214,709,657

Total Winners' Payout - $36,365,009

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