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OFFICIAL BOX SCORE INDY RACING LEAGUE Inaugural VisionAire 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday, July 26, 1997 ...

OFFICIAL BOX SCORE INDY RACING LEAGUE Inaugural VisionAire 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday, July 26, 1997 Qual. Laps Running/ IRL Total IRL Total FP SP Car Driver C/E/T Speed Comp. Reason Out Pts. Pts. Standings Awards 1 5 91 Buddy Lazier D/A/F 211.948 208 Running 35 182 6 $152,700 2 3 1 R Billy Boat G/A/G 212.440 208 Running 33 110 17 103,650 3 8 6 Scott Goodyear G/A/F 209.408 207 Running 32 174 8 81,600 4 16 17 R Affonso Giaffone D/A/G 207.333 206 Running 31 122 14 64,650 5 18 4 R Kenny Brack G/A/G 207.198 206 Running 30 94 20 37,650 6 15 51 Eddie Cheever, Jr. G/A/G 208.406 206 Running 29 189 3 61,750 7 1 2 Tony Stewart G/A/F 217.164 205 Running 31xy 233 1 83,150 8 9 77 Stephan Gregoire G/A/G 209.310 202 Running 27 146 11 27,550 9 11 70 Marco Greco G/A/G 209.116 202 Running 26 188 4 28,450 10 14 7 Eliseo Salazar D/A/G 208.567 200 Running 25 141 13 47,350 11 21 18 John Paul, Jr. D/A/G 203.183 198 Running 24 112 16 46,000 12 6 27 R Jim Guthrie D/A/F 210.436 197 Running 23 144 12 44,900 13 20 30 R Robbie Groff G/A/G 205.105 189 Half Shaft 22 93 21 43,800 14 22 10 Mike Groff G/A/F 198.624 176 Running 21 169 10 42,700 15 13 33 R Jimmy Kite D/A/G 208.776 163 Accident 20 35 34 42,600 16 4 14 Davey Hamilton G/A/G 212.398 141 Accident 19 226 2 40,500 17 7 21 Roberto Guerrero D/A/G 210.215 141 Accident 18 171 9 40,150 18 23 99 R Sam Schmidt D/A/F N/T 114 Engine 17 55 30 16,300 19 10 28 Mark Dismore D/A/G 209.237 97 Engine 16 104 18 37,200 20 12 22 R Vincenzo Sospiri D/A/G 209.035 70 Engine 15 88 23 36,350 21 2 5 Arie Luyendyk G/A/F 214.524 67 Handling 14 181 7 35,000 22 17 31 R Greg Ray D/A/F 207.262 30 Engine 13 68 27 13,000 23 19 40 R Dr. Jack Miller D/I/F 206.162 13 Electrical 12 92 22 40,000 TOTAL - $1,167,000

Time of Race: 1:55:29 Average Speed: 162.096 mph Margin of Victory: 3.301 Fastest Lap: #1 Billy Boat (Lap 9, 213.506 mph) Fastest Leading Lap: #91 Buddy Lazier (Lap 82, 212.089 mph) PPG Pole Winner: Tony Stewart True Value Pole Winning Chief Mechanic: Bill Martin/Team Menard MBNA America Lap Leader: #2 Tony Stewart Coors Pit Performance Winner: #51 Eddie Cheever/FirstPlus Team Cheever IRL Points Bonus: x-2 points PPG Pole; y-1 point most laps led Legend: R-Indy Racing League Rookie Chassis Legend: D- Dallara; G- G Force Engine Legend: A- Oldsmobile Aurora; I- Nissan Infiniti Tire Legend: F- Firestone; G- Goodyear

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony Stewart , Greg Ray , Eddie Cheever , Eliseo Salazar , Buddy Lazier , Stephan Gregoire , Davey Hamilton , Arie Luyendyk , Billy Boat , Mark Dismore , Jim Guthrie , Scott Goodyear , Roberto Guerrero , Jimmy Kite , Kenny Brack , Sam Schmidt , John Paul , Bill Martin , Vincenzo Sospiri , Jack Miller