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Treadway Racing - Phoenix Advance RACE ADVANCE Round 2 of the 1998 IRL Championship-Phoenix International Raceway Dura Lube 200, March 22, 1998 Phoenix, AZ-Dutch driver Arie Luyendyk and the Treadway Racing Team will test their speed and...

Treadway Racing - Phoenix Advance

RACE ADVANCE Round 2 of the 1998 IRL Championship-Phoenix International Raceway Dura Lube 200, March 22, 1998

Phoenix, AZ-Dutch driver Arie Luyendyk and the Treadway Racing Team will test their speed and endurance at Phoenix International Raceway for the Dura Lube 200 in round two of the 1998 IRL Championship. The team has been steadily preparing the #5 Sprint PCS/RadioShack/Qualcomm entry over the past month and will have the G-Force/Aurora/Firestone package "dialed-in" for Sunday's race.

PREVIOUS RACE PERFORMANCE Indy 200 Presented by Aurora, January 24, 1998 Walt Disney World Speedway Qualified 5th, Finished 8th Championship Points: 24 Championship Position: 8th

PHOENIX FACTS Arie Luyendyk & Treadway Racing 1996 Qualifying Record at PIR, March 23rd 19.608 sec., 183.599 MPH

Performance Facts from the 1996-97 IRL Season Arie Luyendyk & Treadway Racing

1. Most IRL Race Victories-3 (Phoenix 1996, Indianapolis 1997, Texas 1997)

2. Widest Margin of Victory-One full lap ahead of Billy Boat at Texas Motor Speedway on June 7, 1997. Luyendyk completed 208 laps to Boat's 207.

3. Most Qualifying Records-6 (Indianapolis 1997 - 1 Lap - 218.659 MPH, 4 Lap - 218.263; Indianapolis 1996 -1 Lap - 237.498 MPH, 4 Lap - 236.986 MPH; Las Vegas 1996 - 226.491 MPH; Phoenix 1996 - 183.599 MPH).

4. Most Race Records-3 (Indianapolis 1997 - 145.827 MPH, Indianapolis 1990 - 185.961 MPH, Texas 1997 - 133.903 MPH)

The Dura Lube 200 will be broadcast Live on Sunday, March 22nd at 4:00 p.m. (EST) on ABC Sports. Qualifying will also be covered live on Speedvision at 2:00 p.m. (EST) on March 21st.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Arie Luyendyk , Billy Boat