INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 1, 2000 - Indianapolis native Tyce Carlson was entered Feb. 29 into the 84th Indianapolis 500 by Hubbard-Immke Racing. Carlson will drive the ...
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 1, 2000 - Indianapolis native Tyce Carlson was entered Feb. 29 into the 84th Indianapolis 500 by Hubbard-Immke Racing. Carlson will drive the #20 Hubbard Photographics-Immke Auto Group-Dallara Dallara/Oldsmobile/Firestone. He will attempt to make his third Indy start. His best finish was 14th last season. Hubbard-Immke Racing also entered an identical backup machine for Carlson, the team's full-time driver in the Northern Light Indy Racing Series. Greg Beck is chief mechanic, and Jeff Dickerson is team manager. Carlson, 29, is a former USAC short-track standout who first participated in the Indianapolis 500 in 1996, failing to qualify. He qualified at Indy for the first time in 1997 for PDM Racing, finishing 19th after running as high as sixth.
2000 INDIANAPOLIS 500 ENTRIES (as of March 1) Driver Entrant Car C/E/T Entry Date Scott Goodyear Panther Racing #4, #4T Pennzoil Panther Dallara D/O/F Feb. 14 Jeret Schroeder Tri Star Motorsports #6, #6T Armour Swift Ekrich-Tristarmall.com D/O/F Feb. 23 Jack Miller Tri Star Motorsports #21, #21 T Milk Chug-Opalescence- Century 21-Tristarmall.com D/O/F Feb. 23 Stephan Gregoire Dick Simon Racing #7, #7T Dick Simon Racing-Mexmil- Tokheim-Viking Air Tools G/O/F Feb. 24 Jimmy Vasser Target/Chip Ganassi Racing #15,#15T Target G/O/F Feb. 28 Juan Montoya Target/Chip Ganassi Racing #10, #10T Target G/O/F Feb. 28 Al Unser Jr. Galles ECR Racing #3, #3T Galles ECR Racing Tickets.com Starz Encore Superpak G/O/F Feb. 29 Tyce Carlson Hubbard-Immke Racing #20, #20T Hubbard Photographics- Immke Auto Group-Dallara D/O/F Feb. 29
DRIVERS (8) Former race winners: Al Unser Jr., 2 (1992, 1994). Former pole winners: Al Unser Jr., 1 (1994). Rookie (1): Juan Montoya. U.S. born (5): Tyce Carlson, Jack Miller, Jeret Schroeder, Al Unser Jr., Jimmy Vasser. Foreign born (3): Scott Goodyear, Canada; Stephan Gregoire, France; Juan Montoya, Colombia. Youngest: Juan Montoya, 24. Oldest: Scott Goodyear, 40. Most previous starts: Al Unser Jr., 12.
CARS (16) Chassis: G Force 8, Dallara 8. Engines: Oldsmobile 16.