Johnny Rutherford

1974 McLaren M16C Indianapolis

1974 McLaren M16C Indianapolis

If this orange McLaren M16C looks familiar to you, perhaps you saw Johnny Rutherford win the Indianapolis 500 on May 26, 1974. You’d certainly remember him if you saw him: starting in 25th position, he shot up to 12th in only three laps. A battle ensued between Rutherford and A.J.…