IRL: Indy 500 Prize List

FP SP CAR YR DRIVER CAR NAME C/E/T SPEED COMP REASONS POINTS PRIZE PARADE PRIZES AWARDS TOTAL 1 1 5 WF Arie...

FP SP CAR YR DRIVER CAR NAME C/E/T SPEED COMP REASONS POINTS PRIZE PARADE PRIZES AWARDS TOTAL

1 1 5 WF Arie Luyendyk Wavephore/Sprint PCS/Miller Lite/Provimi G/A/F 218.263 200 145.827 37 $869,900 $300 $27,450 $670,500 $1,568,150

2 5 6 F Scott Goodyear Nortel/Sprint PCS/Quebecor Printing G/A/F 215.811 200 145.820 33 $447,700 $300 $900 $64,400 $513,300

3 7 52 R Jeff Ward FirstPlus Team Cheever G/A/G 214.517 200 145.779 32 $294,700 $300 $22,050 $97,200 $414,250

4 10 91 WF Buddy Lazier Delta Faucet-Montana-Hemelgarn Racing D/A/F 214.286 200 145.705 31 228,700 300 3,150 47,100 279,250

5 2 2 F Tony Stewart Glidden/Menards/Special G/A/F 218.021 200 145.490 31 216,700 300 28,800 99,250 345,050

6 8 14 F Davey Hamilton AJ Foyt PowerTeam Racing G/A/G 214.484 199 Running 29 208,700 300 5,000 214,000

7 22 11 R Billy Boat Conseco AJ Foyt Racing D/A/G 215.544 199 Running 28 203,700 300 450 65,250 269,700

8 4 3 F Robbie Buhl Quaker State/Special G/A/F 216.102 199 Running 27 192,700 300 7,200 35,000 235,200

9 21 30 RF Robbie Groff Alfa-Laval/Team Losi/McCormack Motorsports G/A/G 207.792 197 Running 26 196,700 300 25,350 222,350

10 29 33 F Fermin Velez Old Navy Scandia Royal Purple Alta Xcel D/A/G 206.512 195 Running 25 182,700 300 33,400 216,400

11 16 12 F Buzz Calkins Bradley Food Marts G/A/G 209.564 188 Rt Half Shaft 24 179,700 300 21,000 201,000

12 18 10 F Mike Groff Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria/Visionaire/Bryant G/I/F 208.537 188 Running 23 175,700 300 21,300 197,300

13 34 90 Lyn St. James LifetimeTV-Cinergy-Delta Faucet-Hemelgarn D/I/F 210.145 186 Accident T4 22 150,700 300 37,000 188,000

14 20 44 R Steve Kinser SRS/One Call/Menards/Quaker State/St. Elmo's D/A/G 210.793 185 Accident T4 21 173,000 0 20,250 193,250

15 28 54 F Dennis Vitolo SmithKline Beecham/Kroger/Beck Motorsports D/I/F 207.626 173 Running 20 166,700 300 43,000 210,000

16 27 22 F Marco Greco Side Play Int'l Sport Scandia Alta Xcel D/A/G 210.322 166 Gearbox 19 164,700 300 28,000 193,000

17 3 8 RF Vincenzo Sospiri Old Navy Scandia Royal Purple Alta Xcel D/A/G 216.822 163 Running 18 139,700 300 56,250 196,250

18 35 9 Johnny Unser Delta Faucet-Montana-Cinergy-Hemelgarn D/I/F 209.344 158 Oil Pressure 17 137,700 300 20,000 158,000

19 26 18 RF Tyce Carlson Klipsch Tnemec Overhead Door Pyle V-Line Earl's D/A/G 210.852 156 Accident, T2 16 157,700 300 15,250 173,250

20 17 40 RF Dr. Jack Miller AMS/Crest Racing/Trane/Spot-On D/I/F 209.250 131 Accident, T3 15 155,700 300 15,250 171,250

21 33 1 F Paul Durant Conseco AJ Foyt Racing G/A/G 209.149 111 Accident, T3 14 153,700 300 24,000 178,000

22 24 50 R Billy Roe Sega/Progressive Elect./KECO/U.J.T./Eurointernat'l D/A/F 212.752 110 Accident, T3 13 134,700 300 15,250 150,250

23 11 51 F Eddie Cheever, Jr. FirstPlus Team Cheever G/A/G 214.073 84 Timing Chain 12 149,700 300 26,000 176,000

24 9 7 F Eliseo Salazar Copec/Cristal/Scandia D/A/G 214.320 70 Accident, T2 11 148,700 300 0 15,000 164,000

25 30 97 R Greg Ray Tobacco Free Kids D/A/F 213.760 48 Water Pump 10 150,700 300 20,250 171,250

26 6 27 F Jim Guthrie Blueprint/Jacuzzi/Armour Golf/ERTL D/A/F 215.207 43 Engine 9 146,700 300 17,500 164,500

27 19 21 F Roberto Guerrero Pennzoil-Pagan Racing Dallara Infiniti D/I/G 207.371 25 Steering Gear 8 144,700 300 15,000 160,000

28 25 28 F Mark Dismore Kelley Automotive Mechanics Laundry Bombardier Grainger D/A/G 212.423 24 Accident, T4 7 143,700 300 15,000 159,000

29 12 42 Robby Gordon Coors Light G/A/G 213.211 19 Fire 6 121,700 300 17,500 139,500

30 32 72 R Claude Bourbonnais Blueprint/Jacuzzi/Armour Golf/ERTL D/A/F 210.523 9 Engine 5 125,700 300 26,250 152,250

31 13 77 F Stephan Gregoire Chastain Motorsports-Estridge-Miller-Eads G/A/ G 213.126 0 Accident, T4 4 142,700 300 15,000 158,000

32 14 17 RF Affonso Giaffone General Motors Brazil Chitwood Dallara D/A /G 212.974 0 Accident, T4 3 142,700 300 15,250 158,250

33 15 4 RF Kenny Brack Monsoon Galles Racing G/A/G 211.221 0 Accident, T4 2 141,700 300 60,250 202,250

34 23 16 R Sam Schmidt Blueprint/HOPE Prepaid Fuel Card D/A/F 215.141 0 Engine 1 129,700 300 20,250 150,250

35 31 34 Alessandro Zampedri Mi-Jack Scandia Royal Purple D/A/G 211.757 0 Oil Leak 1 129,700 300 15,000 145,000

John Paul,Jr. 25,000 25,000

Total purse

$6,750,000 $10,200 $90,000 $1,762,250 $8,612,450

Time of Race: 3:25:43.388 Margin of Victory: .570 seconds Fastest Lap: #2 Tony Stewart, Lap 105 - 215.626 Fastest Leading Lap: #5 Arie Luyendyk, Lap 108 - 215.115 Legend: FP - Finishing Position; SP - Starting Position; R - Indy 500 Rookie; W - Former Winner; F - Officially In The Field. Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force. Engine: A - Oldsmobile Aurora V-8; I - Nissan Infiniti Indy V-8. Tires: F - Firestone; G - Goodyear.

Lap Leaders: 1-50 #2 Tony Stewart 51-51 #11 Billy Boat 52-62 #2 Tony Stewart 63-78 #5 Arie Luyendyk 79-79 #2 Tony Stewart 80-82 #91 Buddy Lazier 83-109 #5 Arie Luyendyk 110-111 #2 Tony Stewart 112-115 #91 Buddy Lazier 116-131 #3 Robbie Buhl 132-140 #5 Arie Luyendyk 141-141 #6 Scott Goodyear 142-166 #52 Jeff Ward 167-168 #5 Arie Luyendyk 169-192 #52 Jeff Ward 193-193 #6 Scott Goodyear 194-200 #5 Arie Luyendyk

Lap Leader Summary: #2 Tony Stewart 63 $28,800 #11 Billy Boat 1 $450 #5 Arie Luyendyk 61 $27,450 #52 Jeff Ward 49 $22,050 #3 Robbie Buhl 16 $7,200 #91 Buddy Lazier 7 $3,150 #6 Scott Goodyear 2 $900

Caution Flags: Pace Lap, Accident, #17 Giaffone, #4 Brack, #77 Gregoire T4 (4 Caution Laps) Laps 10-10 Smoking Car, #72 Bourbonnais Laps 11-14 Moisture Reported Lap 15 Red Flag, Moisture, Postponed Laps 16-18 Race Continues under caution -5/27/97 Laps 20-28 #42 Gordon, Stops in T1 Laps 59-62 #27 Guthrie stalls on Front Straight Laps 94-99 #7 Salazar Stops in T2 Laps 114-123 Accident, #50 Roe & #1 Durant T3 Laps 138-142 Accident, #40 Miller, North Short Chute Laps 165-169 #18 Carlson, Spin T2 Laps 189-193 Accident, #44 Kinser T4 Laps 196-197 Debris Lap 199 Debris

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony Stewart , Robby Gordon , Buzz Calkins , Greg Ray , Eddie Cheever , Robbie Buhl , Eliseo Salazar , Buddy Lazier , Stephan Gregoire , Jeff Ward , Davey Hamilton , Arie Luyendyk , Billy Boat , Mark Dismore , Jim Guthrie , Scott Goodyear , Roberto Guerrero , Kenny Brack , Billy Roe , Sam Schmidt , Lyn St. James , Tyce Carlson , Steve Kinser , Fermin Velez , Claude Bourbonnais , Johnny Unser , John Paul , Vincenzo Sospiri , Jack Miller