IRL: Newman/Haas files Indy 500 entry

Newman/Haas Racing to Return to Indianapolis 500 for First Time Since 1995 LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (April 5, 2004) --- Newman/Haas Racing announced today that they have filed an entry for the 88th running of the Indianapolis 500 to be held on May...

Newman/Haas Racing to Return to Indianapolis 500 for First Time Since 1995

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (April 5, 2004) --- Newman/Haas Racing announced today that they have filed an entry for the 88th running of the Indianapolis 500 to be held on May 30, 2004. It will be the first time the team has attempted to compete at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 1995.

The 2004 entry will mark the 14th for Newman/Haas Racing in the Indianapolis 500. Prior to 2004, the team prepared a total of 20 entries for drivers such as Mario and Michael Andretti, Nigel Mansell and Paul Tracy. Newman/Haas Racing's highest finish in the Indianapolis 500 was second place with Mario Andretti in 1985 although team drivers have led many laps on the 2.5-mile Superspeedway. Mario Andretti also brought the team it's highest start in the event when he won the pole position in 1987.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Michael Andretti , Paul Tracy , Nigel Mansell , Mario Andretti