IRL: Texas results made official after protests

FORT WORTH, Texas, Monday, June 11, 2001 - The official results of the Casino Magic 500 at Texas Motor Speedway were released today after Indy Racing League officials reviewed timing and scoring data and video of the race. The No....

FORT WORTH, Texas, Monday, June 11, 2001 - The official results of the Casino Magic 500 at Texas Motor Speedway were released today after Indy Racing League officials reviewed timing and scoring data and video of the race. The No. 21 car driven by Felipe Giaffone officially finished second, while the No. 4 of Sam Hornish Jr. finished third. The No. 98 of Billy Boat finished fifth, and the No. 11 of Donnie Beechler finished sixth. All other positions remain the same. "After reviewing timing and scoring data and video footage, we have adjusted the results of the Casino Magic 500," said Brian Barnhart, vice president of operations for the Indy Racing League. "The No. 4 car passed the No. 21 during a caution period, and the No. 11 car also passed the No. 98 car under a caution. As a result of two protests filed Saturday night, we have reversed the finishing positions of each of those cars." The adjusted Indy Racing top-10 driver points are: Hornish (187), Eliseo Salazar (157), Scott Sharp (147), Giaffone (140), Buddy Lazier (117), Boat (115), Buzz Calkins (104), Greg Ray (103), Jeff Ward (102) and Robby McGehee (86). Beechler is 28th with 33 points.

-IRL

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Buzz Calkins , Robby McGehee , Greg Ray , Felipe Giaffone , Eliseo Salazar , Buddy Lazier , Jeff Ward , Scott Sharp , Billy Boat , Donnie Beechler , Brian Barnhart , Sam Hornish Jr.