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1997 Las Vegas 500K qualifying results


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Indy Racing League race number 2 of 10
Sunday, September 15, 1996 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:36:17
Average Speed: 115.171 mph
Pole Speed: 226.491 mph
Cautions: 9 for 83 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.693 sec
Attendance: 68,000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1997 Indy Racing League results   /   1997 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Arie Luyendyk523.842   226.491    
2   Tony Stewart224.083   224.225    
3   Robby Gordon5024.175   223.371    
4   Buddy Lazier9124.222   222.938    
5   Davey Hamilton1424.235   222.818    
6   Mike Groff1024.285   222.359    
7   Scott Sharp124.288   222.332    
8   Richie Hearn424.378   221.511    
9   Roberto Guerrero2124.469   220.687    
10   Mark Dismore324.577   219.718    
11   Johnny O'Connell624.585   219.646    
12   John Paul, Jr.1824.604   219.477    
13   Eliseo Salazar724.808   217.672    
14   Tyce Carlson2824.828   217.496    
15   Robbie Buhl5424.967   216.285    
16   Buzz Calkins1225.001   215.991    
17   Johnny Parsons1625.017   215.853    
18   Michele Alboreto3325.100   215.139    
19   Jim Guthrie2725.120   214.968    
20   Johnny Unser6425.278   213.624    
21   Stan Wattles3025.333   213.161    
22   Michel Jourdain, Jr.2225.398   212.615    
23   Affonso Giaffone3425.563   211.243    
24   Marco Greco4025.691   210.190    
25   Stephan Gregoire825.717   209.978    
26   Brad Murphey926.219   205.958    
27   Eddie Cheever, Jr.5128.003   192.836    
28   J.C. Carbonell1529.800   181.208    
29   Dave Steele96   .000    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Dave Steele (#96)