IRL: Arie Luyendyk Fact Sheet

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ARIE LUYENDYK FACT SHEET AGE: 45 BIRTHDATE: September 21, 1953 BIRTHPLACE: Sommelsdyk, Holland RESIDENCE: Scottsdale, Ariz. HEIGHT: 5'11" WEIGHT: 170 lbs WIFE: ...

ARIE LUYENDYK FACT SHEET

AGE: 45

BIRTHDATE: September 21, 1953

BIRTHPLACE: Sommelsdyk, Holland

RESIDENCE: Scottsdale, Ariz.

HEIGHT: 5'11"

WEIGHT: 170 lbs

WIFE: Mieke

WEDDING DATE: March 20, 1981

CHILDREN: Arie Jr.; September 18, 1981

Maida; June 14, 1988

Luca; July 23, 1993

Alec; July 23, 1993

INDY CAR RACES: 166 (131 CART, 11 USAC, 24 IRL) from 1984-1998.

FIRST INDY CAR RACE: Road America (CART), August 5, 1984. Started 18th. Finished eighth.

INDY CAR WINS: 7

1990-Indianapolis 500 (USAC; counted in CART standings)

1991-Phoenix, Nazareth (CART)

1996-Phoenix (IRL)

1997-Indianapolis 500, Texas (IRL)

1998-Las Vegas (IRL)

PRIZE MONEY: Over $10 Million

HIGHLIGHTS: 1972-Started career in Dutch Formula Vee series, seventh in points.

1973-Firestone Trophy champion and second in Dutch Formula Ford 1600 series with five wins.

1974-Drove in German Formula Three and Formula Ford races.

1975-European Formula Ford champion.

1976-Drove in European Formula Ford and Super Vee races.

1977-European Super Vee Champion

1978-Drove in European Super Vee and Formula Three races.

1979-Drove in European Super Vee and Formula Three races.

1980-Second in European Super Vee series.

1981-Fourth in U.S. Super Vee series.

1982-Drove in European Super Vee races.

1983-Drove in U.S. Super Vee series.

1984-U.S. Super Vee champion with four wins.

1985-18th in CART point standings, best finish fifth at Cleveland.

1986-17th in CART point standings, best finish sixth at Phoenix and Toronto.

1987-Seventh in CART point standings, best finish third at Phoenix.

1988-14th in CART point standings, best finish second at Portland.

1989-10th in CART point standings, best finish third at Portland.

1990-Eighth in CART point standings, best finish first at Indianapolis 500.

1991-Sixth in CART point standings, best finish first at Phoenix and Nazareth.

1992-Two Indy car starts.

1993-Eighth in CART point standings, best finish second at Indianapolis 500.

1994-17th in CART point standings, best finish second at Michigan 500.

1995-Two Indy car starts.

1996-Seventh in IRL point standings, best finish first at Phoenix.

1997-Sixth in IRL point standings, best finish first at Indianapolis 500 and Texas.

1998-Eighth in IRL point standings, best finish first at Las Vegas.

OTHER WINS/AWARDS: 1985-Indianapolis 500 and CART Rookie of the Year.

1986-Second place, Daytona 24 hours (sports cars).

1987-CART Most Improved Driver Award.

1989-Winner, Sebring 12 hours (sports cars).

1992-Named to People magazine "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" list. Invited to drive in International Race of Champions series. Second place, Sebring 12 hours (sports cars).

1993-Indianapolis 500 pole winner. Invited to drive in IROC series.

1997-Indianapolis 500 pole winner. IRL Most Popular Driver Award.

1998-Winner, Daytona 24 hours (sports cars). IRL Most Popular Driver Award. Invited to drive in IROC series.

ARIE LUYENDYK INDIANAPOLIS 500 RECORD

(14 starts)

Year Team Start Finish Laps/Status

1985 Provimi 20 7 198/running

1986 Provimi-Hasselhoff 19 15 188/accident

1987 Provimi 7 18 125/suspension

1988 Provimi 6 10 196/running

1989 Provimi 15 21 123/engine

1990 Shierson 3 1 200/led 37

(Record average speed 185.981 mph)

1991 Uno/Granatelli 14 3 199/running

1992 Ganassi 4 15 135/led 1/accident

1993 Ganassi 1 2 200/led 14

1994 Indy Regency 8 18 179/engine

1995 Menard 2 7 200/led 7 laps

1996 Byrd's/Treadway 20 16 149/accident

(Record four-lap qualifying speed 236.986 mph)

1997 Treadway 1 1 200/led 62

1998 Treadway 28 20 151/led 4/clutch

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