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1997 Indianapolis 500 Performance History Sunday May 18, 1997 (By Today's Best Speed)

---------- Today ------ -------Combined------ Date R Car Driver C/E/T Laps Time Speed Laps Time Speed Best 1 5 Luyendyk,A G/A/F(Q)61 41.629 216.195 398 40.854 220.297 5/07 2 36 Harrington D/A/F 28 42.044 214.061 28 42.044 214.061 5/18 3 97 Ray, Greg D/A/F(Q)28 42.068 213.939 231 41.745 215.595 5/11 4 34TZampedri, A D/A/G(Q)31 42.112 213.716 62 41.979 214.393 5/17 5 2 Stewart, T G/A/F(Q)11 42.173 213.407 173 41.080 219.085 5/10 6 3 Buhl, R G/A/F(Q) 9 42.209 213.225 228 41.459 217.082 5/10 7 1 Hamilton,D G/A/G(Q)11 42.268 212.927 11 42.268 212.927 5/18 8 42 Gordon, R G/A/G(Q)22 42.485 211.839 369 41.668 215.993 5/07 9 72 Bourbonnais D/A/F(Q)46 42.526 211.635 242 42.526 211.635 5/18 10 77 Gregoire, S G/A/G(Q)32 42.568 211.426 259 41.963 214.475 5/10 11 1 Durant, P G/A/G(Q)56 42.651 211.015 56 42.651 211.015 5/18 12 7 Salazar, E D/A/G(Q)40 42.713 210.709 173 41.904 214.777 5/10 13 9 Unser, J D/I/F(B)27 42.816 210.202 27 42.816 210.202 5/18 14 18 Carlson, T D/A/G(Q)14 42.890 209.839 130 42.095 213.802 5/17 15 51TWard, Jeff G/A/G 29 43.019 209.210 108 42.245 213.043 5/16 16 51TCheever Jr, G/A/G 44 43.023 209.190 101 42.239 213.073 5/17 17 12 Calkins, B G/A/G(Q)10 43.513 206.835 489 42.097 213.792 5/07 18 36 Harrington D/A/F 30 43.790 205.526 95 43.790 205.526 5/18 19 11 Boat, Billy D/A/G(Q) 7 43.923 204.904 137 41.609 216.299 5/17 20 33 Velez, F D/A/G(Q)12 44.046 204.332 179 41.713 215.760 5/09 21 8 Sospiri, V D/A/G(Q)12 46.284 194.452 201 41.464 217.056 5/10 22 6 Goodyear, S G/A/F(Q)17 63.673 141.347 388 41.438 217.192 5/10 23 16 Schmidt, S D/A/F(Q) 7 66.051 136.258 275 41.483 216.956 5/10 24 1 Sharp,Scott G/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 38 41.398 217.402 5/07 25 28 Dismore, M D/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 106 41.406 217.360 5/17 26 91TLazier, B D/A/F(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 236 41.467 217.040 5/13 27 51 Cheever Jr, G/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 180 41.492 216.909 5/13 28 2T Stewart, T G/A/F 0 0.000 0.000 286 41.577 216.466 5/14 29 14 Hamilton, D G/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 94 41.588 216.409 5/10 30 27 Guthrie, J D/A/F(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 159 41.652 216.076 5/07 31 17 Giaffone, A D/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 307 41.696 215.848 5/10 32 3T Buhl, R G/A/F 0 0.000 0.000 313 41.723 215.708 5/08 33 52 Ward, Jeff G/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 88 41.738 215.631 5/10 34 4T Brack, K G/A/G 0 0.000 0.000 402 41.846 215.074 5/16 35 44 Kinser, S D/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 408 41.922 214.684 5/16 36 1T Sharp, S G/A/G 0 0.000 0.000 23 42.027 214.148 5/09 37 91 Lazier, B D/I/F 0 0.000 0.000 44 42.031 214.128 5/06 38 50 Roe, Billy D/A/F(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 262 42.178 213.381 5/17 39 22 Greco, M D/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 78 42.265 212.942 5/17 40 1 O'Connell,J G/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 32 42.269 212.922 5/16 41 4 Brack, Kenny G/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 247 42.284 212.846 5/10 42 90 St James, L D/I/F(B) 0 0.000 0.000 207 42.298 212.776 5/13 43 18 Paul, John D/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 163 42.342 212.555 5/06 44 14T Hamilton D/A/G 0 0.000 0.000 11 42.562 211.456 5/15 45 34 Zampedri, A D/A/G(B) 0 0.000 0.000 128 42.562 211.456 5/10 46 10TGroff, Mike G/I/F 0 0.000 0.000 209 42.627 211.134 5/16 47 30Groff, R G/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 368 42.719 210.679 5/09 48 21TGuerrero, R D/I/G 0 0.000 0.000 73 42.721 210.669 5/13 49 21TGuerrero, R D/I/G 0 0.000 0.000 106 42.722 210.664 5/08 50 10 Groff, M G/I/F(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 156 42.942 209.585 5/08 51 40 Miller,Jack D/I/F(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 211 42.960 209.497 5/10 52 54 Vitolo, D D/I/F(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 172 43.161 208.522 5/17 53 91 Unser, J D/I/F 0 0.000 0.000 53 43.166 208.497 5/15 54 21 Guerrero, R D/I/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 39 44.044 204.341 5/06 55 1T Boat, B G/A/G 0 0.000 0.000 19 44.112 204.026 5/11 56 8 Greco,Marco D/A/G(Q) 0 0.000 0.000 3 81.786 110.043 5/06 Total 584 9581 Legend: SR=Speed Rank, C=Chassis, E=Engine, T=Tire, (Q)=Qualified Car Chassis: D=Dallara, G=G Force Engine: A=Aurora by Oldsmobile, I=Infiniti Indy V8 Tire: F=Firestone, G=Goodyear