Indianapolis Monthly Magazine - Indianapolis Restaurants, Shopping, Concerts, Events and more. Class Photo: Legends of the Indy 500 - Johnny Rutherford Starts: 24 Wins: 3 (1974, 1976, 1980) Claim to fame: A member of the rarefied three-timers club, “Lone Star JR” dominated Indy in the 1970s (even though his earlier failures earned him an alternate moniker: “Wreckaford.”