Summary of the Iron Butt Rallies


Date last revised: November 2, 2017


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Year Entrants Started Entrants Finished Entrants DNF IBA #s Earned Winner V/R Dates Start & Finish Routemaster / Rallymaster Theme
1984 10 10 0 1 - 10 4-way tie:
Kim Davis
George Egloff
Alan Pease
Ed Thompson
R Aug 28 - Sep 7 Montgomeryville, PA Gary Patterson Can it be done?
1985 24 13 11 11 - 19 George Egloff V Aug 27 - Sep 7 Montgomeryville, PA Gary Patterson Amp it up
1986 16 13 3 20 - 31 Ross Copas R Aug 26 - Sep 6 Montgomeryville, PA Gary Patterson A new twist
1987 14 10 4 32 - 36 Barry Norman V Sep 1 - Sep 12 Montgomeryville, PA Gary Patterson Miles, miles, miles
1991 27 23 4 37 - 57 Ron Major R Aug 27 - Sep 7 Reno, NV Michael Kneebone
Jan Cutler
Americana
1993 41 24 17 58 - 73 Steve Attwood R Aug 31 - Sep 11 Mansfield, TX Michael Kneebone Disasters
1995 55 37 18 74 - 102 Gary Eagan R Aug 29 - Sep 9 Salt Lake City, UT Steve Chalmers IBR-M/C-scenic
1997 78 61 17 103 - 145 Rick Morrison V Aug 25 - Sep 5 Lisle, IL Michael Kneebone
Ed Otto
Water
1999 99 82 17 146 - 198 George Barnes R Aug 30 - Sep 10 Ojai, CA Michael Kneebone Tragedies
2001 113 93 20 199 - 241 Bob Hall R Aug 27 - Sep 7 Madison, AL Michael Kneebone North to Alaska
2003 117 94 23 242 - 295 Paul Taylor V Aug 11 - Aug 22 Missoula, MT Michael Kneebone
Lisa Landry
Matrix - Red/Blue
2005 90 70 20 296 - 326 Shane Smith V Aug 22 - Sep 2 Denver, CO Lisa Landry Water
2007 97 64 33 327 - 364 Marty Leir V Aug 20 - Aug 31 Chesterfield, MO Lisa Landry Monuments
2009 101 70 31 365 - 403 Jim Owen V Aug 24 - Sep 4 Spartanburg, SC
Spokane, WA
Bob Higdon
Lisa Landry
Crime scenes
2011 87 76 11 404 - 460 Peter Behm V Jun 20 - Jul 1 Seattle, WA
Ontario, CA
Tom Austin
Lisa Landry
48+ states
2013 96 67 29 461 - 506 Derek Dickson R Jul 1 - Jul 12 Cranberry Township, PA Tom Austin
Lisa Landry
Transportation
2015 87 75 12 507 - 543 Eric Jewell V Jun 29 - Jul 10 Albuquerque, NM Tom Austin
Lisa Landry
National Parks
2017 107 89 18 544 - 588 Jim Owen V Jun 26 - Jul 7 Minneapolis, MN Jeff Earls
Lisa Landry
North American Safari
ALL 1,259 971
77.1%
288
22.9%
588 10 V
8 R

For all of the 18 IBRs …
    10 IBRs have been won by a Veteran (previous IBR finisher);
      8 IBRs have been won by a Rookie (not a previous IBR finisher)