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1996 Indianapolis 500


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Indy Racing League race number 3 of 3
Sunday, May 26, 1996 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:22:46
Average Speed: 147.956 mph
Pole Speed: 233.718 mph
Cautions: 10 for 60 laps
Margin of Victory: .695 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1996 Indy Racing League results   /   1996 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
5 621   Roberto Guerrero WavePhore / Pennzoil   (Pagan Racing)R/F/G198315,503crash4730
2 270   Davy Jones Delco Electronics / High Tech   (Rick Galles)L/I/G200632,503running4633
24 120   Tony Stewart Menards / Glidden / Quaker State   (John Menard)L/M/F82222,053engine4411
1 591   Buddy Lazier Delta Faucet / Montana   (Ron Hemelgarn)R/F/F2001,367,854running4335
4 78   Alessandro Zampedri Lanco / Mi-Jack / AGIP   (Andy Evans)R/F/F199270,853crash2031
3154   Richie Hearn Ralph's Food 4 Less / Fuji   (Della Penna Motorsports)R/F/G200375,203running032
6 37   Eliseo Salazar Cristal / Copec / Mobil   (Andy Evans)L/F/G197226,653crash029
73332   Danny Ongais Glidden / Menards   (John Menard)L/M/F197228,253running028
83052   Hideshi Matsuda Firestone   (Greg Beck)L/F/F197233,953running027
92354   Robbie Buhl Firestone / Original Coors   (Greg Beck)L/F/F197195,403running026
102111   Scott Sharp Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)L/F/G194202,053crash025
11 43   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Quaker State / Menards   (John Menard)L/M/F189206,103running024
121014   Davey Hamilton Copenhagen Racing   (A.J. Foyt)L/F/G181184,003running023
13 822   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Herdez / Quaker State / Viva Mexico!   (Andy Evans)L/F/G177193,653running022
141845   Lyn St. James Spirit of San Antonio   (Zunne Group Racing)L/F/G153182,603crash021
153244   Scott Harrington Gold Eagle / Food-4-Less   (Della Penna Motorsports)R/F/G150190,753crash020
16205   Arie Luyendyk Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria / Bryant H & C   (Byrd-Treadway Racing)R/F/F149216,503suspension019
17 912   Buzz Calkins Bradley Food Marts / Hoosier Lottery   (Brad Calkins)R/F/F148173,553brakes018
181927   Jim Guthrie Linkite   (Blueprint Racing)L/M/F144168,453engine017
191430   Mark Dismore Quaker State / Menards   (John Menard)L/M/F129161,253engine016
201160   Mike Groff Valvoline / Cummins / Craftsman   (Derrick Walker)R/F/G122158,503fire015
212834   Fermin Velez Scandia / Xcel / Royal Purple   (Andy Evans)L/F/G107176,653engine014
223143   Joe Gosek Scandia / Fanatics Only / Xcel   (Andy Evans)L/F/G106169,653radiator013
232610   Brad Murphey Delta Faucet   (Ron Hemelgarn)R/F/F91177,853suspension012
252590   Racin Gardner Team Scandia / Slick Gardner Enterprises   (Andy Evans)L/F/G76149,853suspension010
262241   Marco Greco Bosch   (A.J. Foyt)L/F/G64153,303engine09
27139   Stephan Gregoire Delta Faucet   (Ron Hemelgarn)R/F/F59147,103coil fire08
282716   Johnny Parsons Elek-Tek   (Blueprint Racing)L/M/F48161,203radiator07
292975   Johnny O'Connell Mechanics Laundry   (Cunningham Racing)R/F/F47145,553fuel pickup06
301233   Michele Alboreto Rio Hotel & Casino / Perry Ellis   (Andy Evans)R/F/G43144,953gearbox05
311718   John Paul, Jr. V-Line / Pennzoil   (Paul Diatlovich)L/M/G10144,203ignition04
322496   Paul Durant Sunrise Rentals   (ABF Motorsports)L/B/G9149,153engine03
331664   Johnny Unser Ruger Titanium / Project Indy   (Andreas Leberle)R/F/G0143,953gearbox02
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: L - Lola; R - Reynard
  Engine: B - Buick; F - Ford Cosworth XB; I - Mercedes Ilmor; M - Menard V6
  Tires: F - Firestone; G - Goodyear

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Scott Brayton2Glidden / MenardsJohn Menard
Justin Bell15Tempero-Giuffre RacingTempero-Giuffre Racing
Dave Kudrave15Tempero-Giuffre RacingTempero-Giuffre Racing
Randy Tolsma24Team LosiMcCormack Motorsports
Tyce Carlson36State Bail Bonding / Kelly's Pub TooLoop Hole Racing
Andy Michner36State Bail Bonding / Kelly's Pub TooLoop Hole Racing
Dan Drinan36State Bail Bonding / Kelly's Pub TooLoop Hole Racing
Scott Harrington39Harrington MotorsportsScott Harrington
Rob Wilson46Ruger TitaniumProject Indy
Tyce Carlson77Radisson / Earl'sBrickell Racing Group
Butch Brickell77Radisson / Earl'sBrickell Racing Group
Billy Boat84A.J. Foyt EnterprisesA.J. Foyt
Billy Boat87Pagan RacingPagan Racing
Billy Boat99Beneto Tank LinesPagan Racing

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353   debris 
6105  
11166   #96 spun turn 3 
17171  
18203   #32 spun turn 3 
214929  
50556   #16 smoking 
566813  
69735   debris 
749320  
9410512   #10 brushed wall turn 2 
10611813  
1191246   #34 engine fire 
1251317  
1321398   #30 stopped backstretch 
14016122  
1621687   #44,45 accident turn 2 
16919527  
1961994   #11 accident turn 2 
2002001  
  Percent of race run under caution: 30.0%             Average green flag run: 12.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Stewart13131
  Roberto Guerrero32376
  Buddy Lazier38414
  Tony Stewart425413
  Roberto Guerrero557016
  Davy Jones718616
  Buddy Lazier879711
  Davy Jones9812023
  Buddy Lazier12113313
  Roberto Guerrero13415825
  Davy Jones1591602
  Buddy Lazier1611677
  Davy Jones1681692
  Alessandro Zampedri17018920
  Davy Jones1901923
  Buddy Lazier1932008

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Scott Sharp 82    
2   Buzz Calkins 82   0  
3   Robbie Buhl 80   -2  
4   Roberto Guerrero 79   -3  
5   Richie Hearn 79   -3  
6   Mike Groff 76   -6  
7   Arie Luyendyk 75   -7  
8   Tony Stewart 68   -14  
9   Michele Alboreto 64   -18  
10   Davey Hamilton 64   -18  
11   Johnny O'Connell 64   -18  
12   Lyn St. James 62   -20  
13   Stephan Gregoire 55   -27  
14   Buddy Lazier 53   -29  
15   John Paul, Jr. 51   -31  
16   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 49   -33  
17   Johnny Parsons 47   -35  
18   Dave Kudrave 40   -42  
19   Jim Guthrie 37   -45  
20   Michel Jourdain, Jr. 37   -45