CHAMPCAR/CART: Indy 500 Practice (day 11 - 5/19)

Today's Trivia Question (answer at end of post): In what year did USAC take over as the sanctioning body of the 500? Fastest Laps Summary: Unqualified Cars Car Driver Chassis/Engine Top...

Today's Trivia Question (answer at end of post): In what year did USAC take over as the sanctioning body of the 500?

Fastest Laps Summary: Unqualified Cars Car Driver Chassis/Engine Top Speed Top Speed # of Month of Day ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1T Nigel Mansell 94 Lol/Ford 223.508 223.508 2T Al Unser Jr 94 Pen/Merc 225.694 225.694 3 Paul Tracy 94 Pen/Merc 229.961 DNR 3T Emerson Fittipaldi 94 Pen/Il-D 229.510 228.305 4T Bobby Rahal 94 Lol/Hond 213.802 DNR 5T Tero Palmroth 92 Lol/Buic 199.933 DNR 6T Mario Andretti 94 Lol/Ford 224.557 224.266 7 Adrian Fernandez 94 Rey/Il-D 224.629 DNR 8T Michael Andretti 94 Rey/Ford 228.189 DNR 9 Robby Gordon 94 Lol/Ford 227.739 DNR 10 Mike Groff 94 Lol/Hond 214.388 DNR 11T Teo Fabi 94 Rey/Il-D 221.478 221.478 12T Jacques Villeneuve 94 Rey/Ford 219.138 DNR 14T Bryan Herta 93 Lol/Ford 215.208 DNR 15 Robby Gordon 94 Lol/Ford 222.327 DNR 15T Mark Smith 93 Lol/Ford 219.101 219.101 16T Gary Bettenhausen 93 Pen/Il-D 220.399 DNR 18T Jimmy Vasser 94 Rey/Ford 224.562 221.976 21T Roberto Guerrero 92 Lol/Buic 222.988 222.988 23 Buddy Lazier 93 Lol/Il-C 220.550 220.070 24 Robby Gordon 94 Lol/Ford 221.965 DNR 24T Willy T Ribbs 93 Lol/Ford 209.937 DNR 25 Marco Greco 94 Lol/Ford 220.108 220.108 28T Arie Luyendyk 94 Lol/Il-D 222.140 222.140 30 Pancho Carter 93 Lol/Il-C 209.142 209.142 30T Pancho Carter 93 Lol/Il-C 217.839 217.839 39 Ross Bentley 93 Lol/Ford 201.780 DNR 40 Scott Goodyear 94 Lol/Ford 223.037 215.079 40T Davy Jones 94 Lol/Ford 225.762 DNR 41T Bryan Herta 94 Lol/Ford 150 150 42 Johnny Parsons 93 Lol/Gree 207.579 DNR 44 Tero Palmroth 94 Lol/Ford 216.836 216.836 44T Tero Palmroth 93 Lol/Ford DNR DNR 45 John Paul Jr 93 Lol/Il-C 223.109 218.452 46 John Paul Jr 93 Lol/Il-C 222.058 222.058 50 Bobby Rahal 93 Pen/Il-D 224.143 224.143 51 Eddie Cheever 92 Lol/Mena 211.820 DNR 52T Mike Groff 93 Pen/Il-D 222.888 222.888 59 Geoff Brabham 93 Lol/Mena 227.658 221.391 59T Eddie Cheever 93 Lol/Mena 225.926 223.775 61 Gary Bettenhausen 93 Pen/Il-C 223.447 DNR 71T Scott Sharp 94 Lol/Ford 221.795 220.718 74 Jim Crawford 91 Lol/Buic 217.003 199.880 94 Jeff Andretti 92 Lol/Buic 220.124 214.123 95 Stan Fox 91 Lol/Buic 211.974 DNR -------------------------------------------------------------------------

                           Qualified Cars
Car         Driver          Chassis/Engine      Qualifying    Top Speed
 #                                                Speed        of Day
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1     Nigel Mansell          94 Lol/Ford        224.041         DNR
2     Emerson Fittipaldi     94 Pen/Merc        227.303         DNR
4     Bobby Rahal            94 Lol/Hond        220.178         DNR
5     Raul Boesel            94 Lol/Ford        227.618         DNR
6     Mario Andretti         94 Lol/Ford        223.503         DNR
7T    Adrian Fernandez       94 Rey/Il-D        222.657       215.182 
8     Michael Andretti       94 Rey/Ford        226.205         DNR
9T    Robby Gordon           94 Lol/Ford        221.293         DNR
10T   Mike Groff             94 Lol/Hond        218.808         DNR
11    Teo Fabi               94 Rey/Il-D        223.394         DNR
12    Jacques Villeneuve     94 Rey/Ford        226.259         DNR
14    Bryan Herta            94 Lol/Ford        220.992       216.904 
16    Stefan Johansson       93 Pen/Il-D        221.518         DNR
17    Dominic Dobson         94 Lol/Ford        222.970       219.272
18    Jimmy Vasser           94 Rey/Ford        222.262         DNR
19    Brian Till             93 Lol/Ford        221.107         DNR
21    Roberto Guerrero       92 Lol/Buic        221.278         DNR
22    Hiro Matsushida        94 Lol/Ford        221.382       217.381
27    Eddie Cheever          93 Lol/Mena        223.163         DNR
27T   Scott Brayton          93 Lol/Mena        223.652         DNR
28    Arie Luyendyk          94 Lol/Il-D        223.673         DNR
31    Al Unser Jr            94 Pen/Merc        228.011         DNR
31T   Paul Tracy             94 Pen/Merc        222.710         DNR
33    John Andretti          94 Lol/Ford        222.263       218.771 
71    Scott Sharp            94 Lol/Ford        222.091         DNR
79    Dennis Vitolo          93 Lol/Ford        222.439         DNR
88    Mauricio Gugelmin      94 Rey/Ford        220.460         DNR
90    Lyn St. James          94 Lol/Ford        224.158       218.691
91    Stan Fox               94 Rey/Ford        222.867       216.534
99    Hideshi Matsuda        93 Lol/Ford        222.545         DNR
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Answer to Trivia: In 1956, USAC took over the sanctioning from the AAA.

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