Highlights from the 51st running of the Indianapolis 500
RACE: 51st Indianapolis 500
DATE: May 30-31, 1967
WINNER: A.J. Foyt
AVERAGE SPEED: 151.207 mph
WHAT HAPPENED: It took two days to run the race after rain halted it 18 laps into its start on a Tuesday. The race resumed on Wednesday, with Foyt winning for the third time after Parnelli Jones, driving for Andy Granatelli, led 171 laps before a $6 ball bearing led to a broken transmission on lap 196.
NOTABLE: Mario Andretti won the pole and set single lap (169.779 mph) and four-lap track records (168.982 mph).