IRL: Las Vegas 500k Box Score

OFFICIAL BOX SCORE INDY RACING LEAGUE Las Vegas 500 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday, October 11, 1997 Running/ IRL FP SP Car Driver Car Name C/E/T Qual. Speed Laps Comp. Reason Out Pts. 1 5 7 Eliseo Salazar ...

OFFICIAL BOX SCORE INDY RACING LEAGUE Las Vegas 500 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday, October 11, 1997 Running/ IRL

FP SP Car Driver Car Name C/E/T Qual. Speed Laps Comp. Reason Out Pts.

1 5 7 Eliseo Salazar Copec/Cristal/Scandia D/A/G 204.615 208 Running 36

2  8  6  Scott Goodyear  Treadway Racing Nortel Quebecor Printing  G/A/F
203.489  208  Running  33

3 4 3 Robbie Buhl Quaker State/Menards/Special G/A/F 205.074 208 Running 32

4  19  27  R  Jim Guthrie  Jacuzzi/Keller Ladders/ERTL Collectibles  D/A/F  200.602
208  Running  31
5  9  28  Mark Dismore  Bombardier Aircraft Mechanics Laundry  D/A/G  203.443  208
Running  30
6  7  33  R  Jimmy Kite  Old Navy/Royal Purple/Scandia/Alta/Xcel  D/A/G  203.758
208  Running  29

7 2 14 Davey Hamilton AJ Foyt Power Team Racing G/A/G 205.300 207 Running 28

8 25 19 R Stan Wattles Metro Racing Systems / NCLD R/A/G 197.542 206 Running 27

9 16 77 Stephan Gregoire Chastain Motorsports G/A/G 201.372 204 Gearbox 26

10 10 70 Marco Greco Monsoon Galles Racing G/A/G 203.221 204 Running 25

11 3 2 Tony Stewart Glidden/Menards/Special G/A/F 205.113 204 Running 24

12  24  18  John Paul, Jr.  Klipsch Overhead Door  V-Line Earl's Perf Products
G/A/G  197.679  201  Running  23

13 26 24 R Billy Roe Roe Racing D/A/F 196.951 198 Running 22

14  18  21  Roberto Guerrero  Pennzoil/Pagan Racing Dallara-Aurora  D/A/G
200.714  197  Accident  21
15  11  17  R  Affonso Giaffone  General Motors of Brazil Chitwood Dallara  D/A/G
202.916  193  Running  20

16 28 23 R Mike Shank Nienhouse Motorsports R/A/G 191.918 191 Running 19

17 12 35 R Jeff Ward SRS/ISM Racing D/A/G 202.680 168 Overheating 18

18  27  30  R  Robbie Groff  Fast Rod/Team Losi/McCormack Motorsports  G/A/G
195.893  168  Running  17
19  30  9  Johnny Unser  Delta Faucet Cinergy Hemelgarn Racing  D/I/F  NS  142
Engine  16

20 13 4 R Kenny Brack Monsoon Galles Racing G/A/G 202.589 139 Suspension 15

21 29 51 Eddie Cheever, Jr. FirstPlus Team Cheever G/A/G NS 129 Engine 14

22  15  22  R  Vincenzo Sospiri  Old Navy/Royal Purple/Scandia/Alta/Xcel  D/A/G
201.568  114  Mechanical  13

23 1 1 R Billy Boat Conseco AJ Foyt Racing D/A/G 207.413 97 Electrical 14

24 23 95 R Tyce Carlson IZ Racing/Keco Coatings D/I/G 197.998 96 Ignition 11

25 6 5 Arie Luyendyk WavePhore-Mi-Jack G/A/F 204.460 72 Engine 10

26  31  10  R  Paul Durant  Jonathan Byrd's VisionAire Bryant Heating & Cooling
G/A/F  200.185  62  Mechanical  9
27  22  99  R  Sam Schmidt  BG Product/Keco Coatings Racing Special  D/A/F  198.231
60  Accident  8

28 21 12 Buzz Calkins Bradley Food Marts G/A/G 198.529 60 Accident 7

29 17 40 R Dr. Jack Miller AMS/Crest Racing D/I/F 200.885 59 Accident 6

30 20 97 R Greg Ray TKM/Zali Racing D/A/F 199.837 35 Accident 5

31  14  91  Buddy Lazier  Delta Faucet Xerox Hemelgarn Racing  D/A/F  202.240  4
Mechanical  4

Time of Race:  2:11:07
Average Speed:  142.757 mph
Margin of Victory:  1.204 seconds
Fastest Lap:  #1 Billy Boat (Lap 19, 204.360)
Fastest Leading Lap:  #17 Affonso Giaffone (Lap 108, 201.801 mph)
PPG Pole Winner:  Billy Boat
True Value Pole Winning Chief Mechanic:  Craig Baranouski/AJ Foyt Enterprises
MBNA America Lap Leader:  #7 Eliseo Salazar
Coors Pit  Performance Winner:  #6 Goodyear/Treadway Racing

LAP LEADERS: Lap-Lap Driver Lap-Lap Driver 1-3 #1 Billy Boat 121-122 #28 Mark Dismore 4 #14 Davey Hamilton 123-131 #27 Jim Guthrie 5-45 #35 Jeff Ward 132-137 #4 Kenny Brack 46-51 #3 Robbie Buhl 138-158 #7 Eliseo Salazar 52-94 #28 Mark Dismore 159 #3 Robbie Buhl 95-99 #3 Robbie Buhl 160-208 #7 Eliseo Salazar 100-116 #17 Affonso Giaffone 116-120 #6 Scott Goodyear

CAUTION FLAGS: Laps Reason/Incident 1-3 Cold & Wind 9-12 Tow-in #91 Lazier 38-43 Accident T2 #97 Ray 64-71 Accident BS #99 Schmidt, #40 Miller, #12 Calkins 118-125 Lost Wheel T2 #17 Giaffone 131-135 Mechanical #51 158-163 Tow-in #9 Unser 201-204 Accident BS #21 Guerrero

44-Total Caution Laps

LAP LEADER SUMMARY: Driver Times Total Eliseo Salazar 2 70 Mark Dismore 2 45 Jeff Ward 1 41 Affonso Giaffone 1 16 Robbie Buhl 1 12 Jim Guthrie 1 9 Kenny Brack 1 6 Scott Goodyear 1 5 Billy Boat 1 3 Davey Hamilton 1 1

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