The Jigger Award

Can you name the The Jigger Award winners?

1969Waving Off A Pole-Winning Qualifying Run
1970Who had three good laps and was on his way to a solid qualifying run when a yellow light flashed back on momentarily 'by mistake'.
1971He qualified the car and was bumped by car owner Dick Simon because of sponsor commitments
1972Withdrew, injury.
1973Did not qualify. Practice crash.
1974Did not qualify for 5th consecutive year.
1975For losing the trophy, later recovered by Jack Martin and John Fugate behind a door in the museum.
1976Finished 9th after finishing last three of his previous four starts.
1977Lap 1- 190.436; Lap 2- 191.612; Lap 3- 189.633; Lap 4- NO GAS!
1978Cannon: 1st attempt- Oil tank exploded; 2nd attempt- 1st lap- 190.476; 2nd lap- Hit wall. Rager: 1st attempt- 118 + yellow. 2nd attempt- Hit wall on warm-up lap.
1979For the month of May, may it rest in peace.
1980Lap 1- 184.089; Lap 2- 184.691; Lap 3- 184.124; Lap 4- Waved off by car owner.
19811- Sitting in line when the rains came. 2. Puked engine. 3. Too Slow. 4. In line, stalled three times at 6 p.m.
19821. Over 200 mph with ease. 2. A warm up too long. 3. A rules change forgotten put him back in the pack.
1983Wound up in the hospital with the car in a junkyard and a rookie on the pole.
1984Finally he got something for being next in line.
1985First he crashed, then was mashed by a bumper. Out of cars, circle bars was a dumper.
1986211, then the wall.
1987Mechanic and driver- and a May to forget.
1988Lap at 209. Two crashes, left in the line.
1989The 25th race was not to be... a bump and blue smoke for all to see.
1990Longest wait to return, shortest wait to be bumped.
1991Won the pole with Mears. Lost second by calling off Fittipaldi.
1992Qualified row 10, but got the business.
1993Accomplished in one day what the media couldn't do in 10 years.
1994Bumpity, bumpity, bump, bump, bump. Most common last name not in the race again.
1995Lap 1- 224.955. Lap 2- 225.445. Lap 3- 226.097. Lap 4- Penske yellow.
1996Phooey. We All Know.
1997Backfired in 1997. Cancelled for 1998.
1998'Determination is your asset. Misfortune your regret. If you quit racing, boxing is your best bet.'
1999A rookie mistake: The Indy 500 song is NOT 'Back Home Again in Alabama.'
2000Hired by AJ. Waved off by AJ. Fired by AJ.
2001From Brazil to Indy. 4-lap average of 221.879 MPH. But Treadway'd away. Back to Brazil.
2002Two times in. Two times out. That's what the Jigger is all about.
2003Won the IRL race at Texas in 2002. Had helmet in hand and nothing to do. Came to Indy with the promise of a ride. At month's end had only his pride.
2004A pair of trouble makers at Indy.
2005Late to qualify. Fighting an uphill battle. Squeezing 215.039 mph and 33rd for a few hours. Bumped by Giaffone.
2006Practice, spin. Practice, spin. Practice, spin. Practice, spin. Hit the wall. That's all.
2007The scale is not there real deal. So he is out of the field.
2008Three spins. Three crashes. Three chances. Nothing more.
2009Qualified late afternoon. Bumped at midnight.
2010Bubble trouble. In-Out.
2012No wave off. Slowest qualified since 1988.
2013Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing failed to qualified for the race.
2014Missed his high school prom and his graduation but he qualified for the 2014 Indianapolis 500.

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