PHOTOS: Take a look back at past Indy 500 winners

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 rounding the corner, it’s a good time to take a look back and celebrate the past 99 winners of the greatest spectacle in racing.

From last year’s winner, Juan Pablo Montoya, to the first Indy 500 winner, Ray Harroun, and everyone in between, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has truly seen some of the greatest racers in history.

In the photo gallery above, we’ve compiled some photos of some of the winners from the past few decades as they drink the celebratory milk.

Below, we’ve also included a full list of winners, their average speed, their starting position, their racing team and that year’s pole winner:

2015 —Juan Pablo Montoya, 161.341 mph, 2, Penske, Scott Dixon

2014 — Ryan Hunter-Reay, 186.563 mph, 19, Andretti Autosport, Ed Carpenter

2013 — Tony Kanaan, 187.433 mph, 12, Ganassi, Ed Carpenter

2012 — Dario Franchitti, 167.734 mph, 16, Ganassi, Ryan Briscoe

2011 — Dan Wheldon, 170.265 mph, 6, Bryan Herta, Alex Tagliani

2010 — Dario Franchitti, 161.623 mph, 3, Ganassi, Helio Castroneves

2009 — Helio Castroneves, 150.318 mph, 1, Penske, Helio Castroneves

2008 — Scott Dixon, 143.567 mph, 1, Ganassi, Scott Dixon

2007 — Dario Franchitti, 151.774 mph, 3, Andretti-Green, Helio Castroneves

2006 — Sam Hornish Jr., 157.085 mph, 1, Penske, Sam Hornish Jr.

2005 — Dan Wheldon, 157.603 mph, 16, Andretti-Green, Tony Kanaan

2004 — Buddy Rice, 138.518 mph, 1, Rahal-Letterman, Buddy Rice

2003 — Gil de Ferran, 156.291 mph, 10, Penske, Helio Castroneves

2002 — Helio Castroneves, 166.499, 13 mph, Penske, Bruno Junqueira

2001 — Helio Castroneves, 141.574, 11 mph, Penske, Scott Sharp

2000 — Juan Pablo Montoya, 167.607, 2 mph, Ganassi, Greg Ray

1999 — Kenny Brack, 153.176 mph, 8, A.J. Foyt, Arie Luyendyk

1998 — Eddie Cheever Jr., 145.155 mph, 17, Cheever, Billy Boat

1997 — Arie Luyendyk, 145.827 mph, 1, Treadway, Arie Luyendyk

1996 — Buddy Lazier, 147.956 mph, 5, Hemelgarn, Tony Stewart

1995 — Jacques Villeneuve, 153.616 mph, 5, Green, Scott Brayton

1994 — Al Unser Jr., 160.872 mph, 1, Penske, Al Unser Jr.

1993 — Emerson Fittipaldi, 157.207 mph, 9, Penske, Arie Luyendyk

1992 — Al Unser Jr., 134.477 mph, 12, Galles-Kraco, Roberto Guerrero

1991 — Rick Mears, 176.457 mph, 1, Penske, Rick Mears

1990 — Arie Luyendyk, 185.981 mph, 3, Shierson, Emerson Fittipaldi

1989 — Emerson Fittipaldi, 167.581 mph, 3, Patrick     Rick Mears

1988 — Rick Mears, 144.809 mph, 1, Penske, Rick Mears

1987 — Al Unser, 162.175 mph, 20, Penske, Mario Andretti

1986 — Bobby Rahal, 170.722 mph, 4, Truesports, Rick Mears

1985 — Danny Sullivan, 152.982 mph, 8, Penske, Pancho Carter

1984 — Rick Mears,  163.612 mph, 3, Penske, Tom Sneva

1983 — Tom Sneva, 162.117 mph, 4, Bignotti-Cotter, Teo Fabi

1982 — Gordon Johncock, 162.029 mph, 5, STP/Patrick, Rick Mears

1981 — Bobby Unser, 139.084 mph, 1, Penske, Bobby Unser

1980 — Johnny Rutherford, 142.862 mph, 1, Chaparral, Johnny Rutherford

1979 — Rick Mears, 158.899 mph, 1, Penske, Rick Mears

1978 — Al Unser, 161.363 mph, 5, Chaparral, Tom Sneva

1977 — A.J. Foyt Jr., 161.331 mph, 4, A.J. Foyt, Tom Sneva

1976 — Johnny Rutherford, 148.725 mph, 1, McLaren, Johnny Rutherford

1975 — Bobby Unser, 149.213 mph, 3, All American Racers, A.J. Foyt Jr.

1974 — Johnny Rutherford, 158.589 mph, 25, McLaren, A.J. Foyt Jr.

1973 — Gordon Johncock, 159.036 mph, 11, Patrick, Johnny Rutherford

1972 — Mark Donohue, 162.962 mph, 3, Penske, Bobby Unser

1971 — Al Unser, 157.735 mph, 5, P. Jones, Peter Revson

1970 — Al Unser, 155.749 mph, 1, P. Jones, Al Unser

1969 — Mario Andretti,  156.867 mph, 2, STP, A.J. Foyt Jr.

1968 — Bobby Unser, 152.882 mph, 1, Leader Cards, Joe Leonard

1967 — A.J. Foyt,  151.207 mph, 4, Ansted-Thompson, Mario Andretti

1966 — Graham Hill, 144.317 mph, 15, J. Mecom Jr., Mario Andretti

1965 — Jim Clark, 150.686 mph, 2, Lotus, A.J. Foyt Jr.

1964 — A.J. Foyt Jr., 147.350 mph, 5, Ansted-Thompson, Jim Clark

1963 — Parnelli Jones, 143.137 mph, 1, J.C. Agajanian, Parnelli Jones

1962 — Rodger Ward, 140.293 mph, 2, Leader Cards, Parnelli Jones

1961 — A.J. Foyt, 139.130 mph, 7, Bignotti-Bowes, Eddie Sachs

1960 — Jim Rathman, 138.767 mph, 2, Ken-Paul, Eddie Sachs

1959 — Rodger Ward, 135.857 mph, 6, Leader Cards, Johnny Thomson

1958 — Jimmy Bryan, 133.791 mph, 7, G. Salih, Dick Rathmann

1957 — Sam Hanks, 135.601 mph, 13, G. Salih, Pat O’Connor

1956 — Pat Flaherty, 128.490 mph, 1, J. Zink, Pat Flaherty

1955 — Bob Sweikert, 128.213 mph, 14, J. Zink, Jerry Hoyt

1954 — Bill Vukovich, 130.840 mph, 19, H. Keck, Jack McGrath

1953 — Bill Vukovich, 128.740 mph, 1, H. Keck, Bill Vukovich

1952 — Troy Ruttman, 128.922 mph, 7, J.C. Agajanian, Freddie Agabashian

1951 — Lee Wallard, 126.244 mph, 2, M. Belanger, Duke Nalon

1950 — Johnnie Parsons, 124.002 mph, 5, Kurtis-Kraft, Walt Faulkner

1949 — Bill Holland, 121.327 mph, 4, L. Moore, Duke Nalon

1948 — Mauri Rose, 119.814 mph, 3, L. Moore, Rex Mays

1947 — Mauri Rose, 116.338 mph, 3, L. Moore, Ted Horn

1946 — George Robson, 114.820 mph, 15, Thorne, Cliff Bergere

1945 — Race Not Held

1944 — Race Not Held

1943 — Race Not Held

1942 — Race Not Held

1941 — Floyd Davis & Mauri Rose, 115.117 mph, 17, 1, L. Moore, Mauri Rose

1940 — Wilbur Shaw, 114.277 mph, 2, Boyle, Rex Mays

1939 — Wilbur Shaw, 115.035 mph, 3, Boyle, Jimmy Snyder

1938 — Floyd Roberts, 117.200 mph, 1, L. Moore, Floyd Roberts

1937 — Wilbur Shaw, 113.580 mph, 2, W. Shaw, Bill Cummings

1936 — Louis Meyer, 109.069 mph, 28, L. Meyer, Rex Mays

1935 — Kelly Petillo, 106.240 mph, 22, K. Petillo, Rex Mays

1934 — Bill Cummings, 104.863 mph, 10, H.C. Henning, Kelly Petillo

1933 — Louis Meyer, 104.162 mph, 6, L. Meyer, Bill Cummings

1932 — Fred Frame, 104.144 mph, 27, H. Hartz, Lou Moore

1931 — Louis Schneider, 96.629 mph, 13, B.L Schneider, Russ Snowberger

1930 — Billy Arnold, 100.448 mph, 1, H. Hartz, Billy Arnold

1929 — Ray Keech, 97.585 mph, 6, M.A. Yagle, Cliff Woodbury

1928 — Louis Meyer, 99.482 mph, 13, A. Sampson II, Leon Duray

1927 — George Souders, 97.545 mph, 22, W.S. White, Frank Lockhart

1926 — Frank Lockhart, 95.904 mph, 20, P. Kreis, Earl Cooper

1925 — Peter DePaolo, 101.127 mph, 2, Duesenberg, Leon Duray

1924 — Joe Boyer/L.L. Corum, 98.234 mph, 21, Duesenberg, Jimmy Murphy

1923 — Tommy Milton, 90.954 mph, 1, H.C.S. Motor, Tommy Milton

1922 — Jimmy Murphy, 94.484 mph, 1, J. Murphy, Jimmy Murphy

1921 — Tommy Milton, 89.621 mph, 20, L. Chevrolet, Tommy Milton

1920 — Gaston Chevrolet, 88.618 mph, 6, W. Small, Ralph DePalma

1919 — Howdy Wilcox, 88.050 mph, 2, Indianapolis Speedway, Rene Thomas

1918 — Race Not Held

1917 — Race Not Held

1916 — Dario Resta, 84.001 mph, 4, Peugeot, Johnny Aitken

1915 — Ralph DePalma, 89.840 mph, 2, E.C. Patterson, Howdy Wilcox

1914 — Rene Thomas, 82.474 mph, 15, L. Delage, Jean Chassagne

1913 — Jules Goux, 75.933 mph, 7, Peugeot, Caleb Bragg

1912 — Joe Dawson, 78.719 mph, 7, National Motor, Gil Anderson

1911 — Ray Harroun, 74.602 mph, 28, Nordyke & Marmon, Lewis Strang

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