IRL IndyCar Series
Indianapolis 500 Rookies of the Year

Year  Winner                       Finish
----  ------                       ------
2018  Robert Wickens              9th 
2017  Fernando Alonso              24th  (Note: Rookie Ed Jones finished 3rd)
2016  Alexander Rossi             1st
2015  Gabby Chaves                16th
2014  Kurt Busch                       6th
2013  Carlos Munoz                  2nd
2012  Rubens Barrichello          11th
2011  J.R. Hildebrand                2nd
2010  Simona de Silvestro        14th
2009  Alex Tagliani                   11th
2008  Ryan Hunter-Reay           6th
2007  Phil Giebler                    29th 
2006  Marco Andretti                 2nd
2005  Danica Patrick                 4th
2004  Kosuke Matsuura           11th
2003  Tora Takagi                    5th
2002  Alex Barron                    4th
2001  Helio Castroneves              1st
2000  Juan Montoya                   1st
1999  Robby McGehee                  5th
1998  Steve Knapp                    3rd
1997  Jeff Ward                      3rd
1996  Tony Stewart                  24th
1995  Christian Fittipaldi           2nd
1994  Jacques Villeneuve             2nd
1993  Nigel Mansell                  3rd
1992  Lyn St. James                 11th
1991  Jeff Andretti                 15th
1990  Eddie Cheever                  8th
1989  Bernard Jourdain/Scott Pruett  9th
1988  Bill Vukovich III             14th
1987  Fabrizio Barbazza              3rd
1986  Randy Lanier                  10th
1985  Arie Luyendyk                  7th
1984  Roberto Guererro               2nd
      and Michael Andretti           5th
1983  Teo Fabi                      26th
1982  Jim Hickman                    7th
1981  Josele Garza                  23rd
1980  Tim Richmond                   9th
1979  Howdy Holmes                   7th
1978  Larry Rice                    11th
      and Rick Mears                23rd
1977  Jerry Sneva                   10th
1976  Vern Schuppan                 18th
1975  Bill Puterbaugh                7th
1974  Pancho Carter                  7th
1973  Graham McRae                  16th
1972  Mike Hiss                      7th
1971  Denny Zimmerman                8th
1970  Donnie Allison                 4th
1969  Mark Donohue                   7th
1968  Bill Vukovich Jr.              7th
1967  Denis Hulme                    4th
1966  Jackie Stewart                 6th
1965  Mario Andretti                 3rd
1964  Johnny White                   4th
1963  Jimmy Clark                    2nd
1962  Jim McElreath                  6th
1961  Bobby Marshman                 7th
      and Parnelli Jones            12th
1960  Jim Hurtubise                 18th
1959  Bobby Grim                    26th
1958  George Amick                   2nd
1957  Don Edmunds                   19th
1956  Bob Veith                      7th
1955  Al Herman                      7th
1954  Larry Crockett                 9th
1953  Jimmy Daywalt                  6th
1952  Art Cross                      5th

Rookie Winners of the Indy 500:
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2016  Alexander Rossi
2001  Helio Castroneves
2000  Juan Montoya
1966  Graham Hill
1927  George Souders
1926  Frank Lockhart
1914  Rene Thomas
1913  Jules Goux
1911  Ray Harroun