IRL: Indy 500 entry list and summary

<pre> ENTRY SUMMARY: DRIVERS (38) Former race winners (4): Arie Luyendyk, 2 (1990, 1997); Al Unser Jr., 2 (1992, 1994); Eddie Cheever Jr. (1998); Buddy Lazier (1996). Former pole winners (4): Arie Luyendyk, 3, (1993, 1997, 1999); Billy...

<pre> ENTRY SUMMARY:

DRIVERS (38)

Former race winners (4): Arie Luyendyk, 2 (1990, 1997); Al Unser Jr., 2 (1992, 1994); Eddie Cheever Jr. (1998); Buddy Lazier (1996).

Former pole winners (4): Arie Luyendyk, 3, (1993, 1997, 1999); Billy Boat (1998); Greg Ray (2000); Al Unser Jr. (1994).

Rookies (10): Didier André, Helio Castroneves, Brandon Erwin, Felipe Giaffone, Shigeaki Hattori, Jon Herb, Bruno Junqueira, Casey Mears, Nicolas Minassian, Cory Witherill.

U.S. born (25): Michael Andretti, Billy Boat, Robbie Buhl, Buzz Calkins, Eddie Cheever Jr., Mark Dismore, Brandon Erwin, Sarah Fisher, Robby Gordon, Davey Hamilton, Jon Herb, Sam Hornish Jr., Buddy Lazier, Jaques Lazier, Robby McGehee, Casey Mears, Jack Miller, John Paul Jr., Greg Ray, Jeret Schroeder, Scott Sharp, Al Unser Jr., Johnny Unser, Stan Wattles, Cory Witherill.

Foreign born (13): Didier André, France; Helio Castroneves, Brazil; Airton Daré, Brazil; Gil de Ferran, France; Felipe Giaffone, Brazil; Scott Goodyear, Canada; Stephan Gregoire, France; Shigeaki Hattori, Japan; Bruno Junqueira, Brazil; Arie Luyendyk, The Netherlands; Nicolas Minassian, France; Eliseo Salazar, Chile; Jeff Ward, Scotland.

Youngest: Sarah Fisher, 20.

Oldest: Arie Luyendyk, 47.

Most previous starts: Arie Luyendyk, 15.

CARS (94) Chassis: Dallara 62, G Force 30, TBA 2. Engines: Oldsmobile 84; Infiniti 8, TBA 2.

Indy Racing Northern Light Series 85th Indianapolis 500 At Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 27, 2001

Official Entry List

Car Driver Hometown Car Name C/E/T Entrant Chief Mechanic

2 Greg Ray Plano, Texas Johns Manville/Menards D/O/F Team Menard Gary Neal 2T Greg Ray Plano, Texas Johns Manville/Menards D/O/F Team Menard Gary Neal

3 Al Unser Jr. Albuquerque, N.M. Galles Racing Starz SuperPak Budweiser G/O/F Galles Racing Donnie Miller 3T Al Unser Jr. Albuquerque, N.M. Galles Racing Starz SuperPak Budweiser G/O/F Galles Racing Donnie Miller

4 Sam Hornish Jr. Defiance, Ohio Pennzoil Panther Dallara D/O/F Panther Racing Kevin Blanch 4T Sam Hornish Jr. Definace, Ohio Pennzoil Panther Dallara D/O/F Panther Racing Kevin Blanch

5 Arie Luyendyk Scottsdale, Ariz. Meijer G/O/F Treadway-Hubbard Racing Skip Faul 5T Arie Luyendyk Scottsdale, Ariz. Meijer G/O/F Treadway-Hubbard Racing Skip Faul

6 Jon Herb (R) Chicago Tri Star Motorsports Inc. D/O/F Tri Star Motorsports Bill Curry

7 Stephan Gregoire Vittel, France Jack K. Elrod Co./Tokheim/NADA Guides D/O/F Dick Simon Racing Rich Simon 7T Stephan Gregoire Vittel, France Jack K. Elrod Co./Tokheim/NADA Guides G/O/F Dick Simon Racing Rich Simon

8 Scott Sharp Norwalk, Conn. Delphi Automotive Systems D/O/F Kelley Racing Robert Perez 8T Scott Sharp Norwalk, Conn. Delphi Automotive Systems D/O/F Kelley Racing Robert Perez

9 Jeret Schroeder Vineland, N.J. Purity Products D/O/F PDM Racing Paul Murphy 9T Jeret Schroeder Vineland, N.J. Purity Products D/O/F PDM Racing Paul Murphy

10 Robby McGehee St. Louis Cahill Racing D/O/F Cahill Racing Kevin Hertle 10T Robby McGehee St. Louis Cahill Racing D/O/F Cahill Racing Kevin Hertle

11 Jack Miller Indianapolis Olympus/Opalescence/Cahill Racing D/O/F Cahill Racing Kevin Hertle 11T Jack Miller Indianapolis Olympus/Opalescence/Cahill Racing D/O/F Cahill Racing Kevin Hertle

12 Buzz Calkins Denver Bradley Food Marts/Sav-O-Mat D/O/F Bradley Motorsports Todd Tapply 12T Buzz Calkins Denver Bradley Food Marts/Sav-O-Mat D/O/F Bradley Motorsports Todd Tapply

14 Eliseo Salazar Santiago, Chile Harrah's A.J. Foyt Racing D/O/F A.J. Foyt Enterprises Bill Spencer 14T Eliseo Salazar Santiago, Chile Harrah's A.J. Foyt Racing D/O/F A.J. Foyt Enterprises Bill Spencer

15 Sarah Fisher Commercial Point, Ohio Walker Racing Kroger Special D/O/F Walker Racing Ron Catt 15T Sarah Fisher Commercial Point, Ohio Walker Racing Kroger Special D/O/F Walker Racing Ron Catt

16 Cory Witherill (R) Santa Monica, Calif. WSA/MOTORS/Indy Regency Racing G/O/F Indy Regency Racing Marc Walpot

17 TBA TBA Dick Simon Racing TBA Dick Simon Racing TBA 17T TBA TBA Dick Simon Racing TBA Dick Simon Racing TBA

18 Johnny Unser Hailey, Idaho Truscelli Team Racing D/O/F Truscelli Team Racing TBA

19 TBA TBA Della Penna Motorsports D/O/F Della Penna Motorsports TBA

20 TBA TBA TBA D/O/F Kelley Racing TBA 20T TBA TBA TBA D/O/F Kelley Racing TBA

21 Felipe Giaffone (R) Sao Paulo, Brazil Hollywood G/O/F Treadway-Hubbard Racing Phil McRobert 21T Felipe Giaffone (R) Sao Paulo, Brazil Hollywood G/O/F Treadway-Hubbard Racing Phil McRobert

22 TBA TBA Johns Manville/Menards D/O/F Team Menard Gary Neal 22T TBA TBA Johns Manville/Menards D/O/F Team Menard Gary Neal

23 TBA TBA Dreyer & Reinbold Racing G/I/F Dreyer & Reinbold Racing John O'Gara 23T TBA TBA Dreyer & Reinbold Racing G/I/F Dreyer & Reinbold Racing John O'Gara

24 Robbie Buhl Cleveland Team Purex Dreyer & Reinbold Racing G/I/F Dreyer & Reinbold Racing John O'Gara 24T Robbie Buhl Cleveland Team Purex Dreyer & Reinbold Racing G/I/F Dreyer & Reinbold Racing John O'Gara

25 TBA TBA Walker Racing Special D/O/F Walker Racing TBA 25T TBA TBA Walker Racing Special D/O/F Walker Racing TBA

27 TBA TBA Blueprint Racing Special G/O/F Blueprint Racing Enterprises Russ Glashan 27T TBA TBA Blueprint Racing Special G/O/F Blueprint Racing Enterprises Russ Glashan

28 Mark Dismore Greenfield, Ind. Delphi Automotive Systems/Bryant Heating & Cooling D/O/F Kelley Racing Glenn Scott 28T Mark Dismore Greenfield, Ind. Delphi Automotive Systems/Bryant Heating & Cooling D/O/F Kelley Racing Glenn Scott

30 Brandon Erwin (R) Denton, Texas WorldBestBuy.com/McCormack Motorsports G/O/F McCormack Motorsports Larry Sisk 30T Brandon Erwin (R) Denton, Texas WorldBestBuy.com/McCormack Motorsports G/O/F McCormack Motorsports Larry Sisk

31 Casey Mears (R) Bakersfield, Calif. Galles Racing SportsLine.com Budweiser G/O/F Galles Racing John King

32 Didier Andri (R) Lyon, France Galles Racing G/O/F Galles Racing Brian Heriza 32T Didier Andri (R) Lyon, France Galles Racing G/O/F Galles Racing Brian Heriza

33 Nicolas Minassian (R) Marseilles, France Target Chip Ganassi Racing G/O/F Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Simon Hodgson 33T Nicolas Minassian (R) Marseilles, France Target Chip Ganassi Racing G/O/F Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Simon Hodgson

35 Jeff Ward San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Heritage Motorsports/Firestone/Menards G/O/F Heritage Motorsports Tim Whiting 35T Jeff Ward San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Heritage Motorsports/Firestone/Menards G/O/F Heritage Motorsports Tim Whiting

37 TBA TBA TBA D/O/F Brayton Racing TBA 37T TBA TBA TBA D/O/F Brayton Racing TBA

38 TBA TBA Nienhouse Motorsports D/O/F Nienhouse Motorsports TBA 38T TBA TBA Nienhouse Motorsports D/O/F Nienhouse Motorsports TBA

39 Michael Andretti Nazareth, Pa. Motorola/Archipelago D/O/F Team Green Simon Morley 39T Michael Andretti Nazareth, Pa. Motorola/Archipelago D/O/F Team Green Simon Morley

41 Robby Gordon Orange, Calif. A.J. Foyt Racing D/O/F A.J. Foyt Enterprises Dave Milby 41T Robby Gordon Orange, Calif. A.J. Foyt Racing D/O/F A.J. Foyt Enterprises Dave Milby

44 Bruno Junqueira (R) Belo Horizonte, Brazil Target Chip Ganassi Racing G/O/F Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Barry Wanser 44T Bruno Junqueira (R) Belo Horizonte, Brazil Target Chip Ganassi Racing G/O/F Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Barry Wanser

51 Eddie Cheever Jr. Phoenix #51 Excite@Home Indy Race Car D/I/F Cheever Indy Racing Owen Snyder 51T Eddie Cheever Jr. Phoenix #51 Excite@Home Indy Race Car D/I/F Cheever Indy Racing Owen Snyder

52 Scott Goodyear Toronto Cheever Indy Racing D/I/F Cheever Indy Racing Dane Harte 52T Scott Goodyear Toronto Cheever Indy Racing D/I/F Cheever Indy Racing Dane Harte

55 Shigeaki Hattori (R) Okayama, Japan EPSON D/O/F Vertex-Cunningham Racing Jamie Nanny 55T Shigeaki Hattori (R) Okayama, Japan EPSON D/O/F Vertex-Cunningham Racing Jamie Nanny

60 TBA TBA Tri Star Motorsports Inc. D/O/F Tri Star Motorsports Bill Curry 60T TBA TBA Tri Star Motorsports Inc. D/O/F Tri Star Motorsports Bill Curry

66 Gil de Ferran Paris Marlboro Team Penske D/O/F Penske Racing Matt Jonsson 66T Gil de Ferran Paris Marlboro Team Penske D/O/F Penske Racing Matt Jonsson

68 Helio Castroneves (R) Sao Paulo, Brazil Marlboro Team Penske D/O/F Penske Racing Rick Rinaman 68T Helio Castroneves (R) Sao Paulo, Brazil Marlboro Team Penske D/O/F Penske Racing Rick Rinaman

77 Jaques Lazier Vail, Colo. Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria TeamXtreme G/O/F Jonathan Byrd TeamXtreme Racing Tommy O'Brien 77T Jaques Lazier Vail, Colo. Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria TeamXtreme G/O/F Jonathan Byrd TeamXtreme Racing Tommy O'Brien

81 John Paul Jr. Muncie, Ind. Zali Racing Capital Funding LLC G/O/F Zali Racing Richard Moyer

88 Airton Dari Bauru, Brazil 1-800-BAR NONE TeamXtreme G/O/F TeamXtreme Racing Derrick Stepan 88T Airton Dari Bauru, Brazil 1-800-BAR NONE TeamXtreme G/O/F TeamXtreme Racing Derrick Stepan

91 Buddy Lazier Vail, Colo. Tae-Bo/Coors Light/Life Fitness/Delta Faucet D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing Dennis LaCava 91T Buddy Lazier Vail, Colo. Tae-Bo/Coors Light/Life Fitness/Delta Faucet D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing Dennis LaCava

92 Stan Wattles Sewall's Point, Fla. Hemelgarn/Firestone/Dallara/Oldsmobile D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing Ron Heck 92T Stan Wattles Sewall's Point, Fla. Hemelgarn/Firestone/Dallara/Oldsmobile D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing Ron Heck

93 TBA TBA Metro Management/Super Fitness/Firestone D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing TBA 93T TBA TBA Metro Management/Super Fitness/Firestone D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing TBA

94 TBA TBA Hemelgarn Racing D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing TBA 94T TBA TBA Hemelgarn Racing D/O/F Hemelgarn Racing TBA

98 Billy Boat Phoenix CURB Records D/O/F Curb-Agajanian-Beck Motorsports Rob Long 98T Billy Boat Phoenix CURB Records D/O/F Curb-Agajanian/Beck Motorsports Rob Long

99 Davey Hamilton Las Vegas Sam Schmidt Motorsports Racing Special D/O/F Sam Schmidt Motorsports Steve Dunlap 99T Davey Hamilton Las Vegas Sam Schmidt Motorsports Racing Special D/O/F Sam Schmidt Motorsports Steve Dunlap

Legend: Chassis: D=Dallara, G=G Force. Engine: O=Oldsmobile, I=Infiniti. Tire: F=Firestone. (R)=Indianapolis 500 Rookie. Issued: 04/17/01

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Robby Gordon , Buzz Calkins , Robby McGehee , Sarah Fisher , Greg Ray , Felipe Giaffone , Eddie Cheever , Al Unser Jr. , Jon Herb , Casey Mears , Robbie Buhl , Shigeaki Hattori , Eliseo Salazar , Buddy Lazier , Stephan Gregoire , Jeff Ward , Davey Hamilton , Didier André , Scott Sharp , Arie Luyendyk , Billy Boat , Airton Daré , Mark Dismore , Scott Goodyear , Cory Witherill , Helio Castroneves , Gil de Ferran , Michael Andretti , Jeret Schroeder , Brandon Erwin , Bruno Junqueira , Nicolas Minassian , Sam Schmidt , Stan Wattles , Chip Ganassi , Johnny Unser , John Paul , Dick Simon , A.J. Foyt , Sam Hornish Jr. , Jaques Lazier , John King , Jack Miller
Teams A.J. Foyt Enterprises , Panther Racing , Team Penske , Chip Ganassi Racing , Dreyer & Reinbold Racing , Team Penske