RACE: 53rd Indianapolis 500

DATE: May 30, 1969

WINNER: Mario Andretti

AVERAGE SPEED: 156.867 mph

WHAT HAPPENED: Andretti led the final 194 laps to earn the only Indianapolis 500 for the Andretti family, a drought known today as "The Andretti Curse."

NOTABLE: Al Unser Sr. crashed his motorcycle in the infield the night before qualifications. He missed the race with a broken leg.