Indianapolis 500 Historical Stats

Race Results - Indianapolis 500 - 1997
FinishStartCar Num.DriverCar Name/EntrantMake/ModelStatusLapsLedWinnings
115Arie LuyendykWavephore/Sprint PCS/Miller Lite/ProvimiG Force/Oldsmobile Aurora145.82720061$1,568,150
256Scott GoodyearNortel/Sprint PCS/Quebecor PrintingG Force/Oldsmobile Aurora145.822002$513,300
3752Jeff WardFirstPlus Team CheeverG Force/Oldsmobile Aurora145.77920049$414,250
41091Buddy LazierDelta Faucet-Montana-HemelgarnDallara/Oldsmobile Aurora145.7052007$279,250
522Tony StewartGlidden/MenardsG Force/Oldsmobile Aurora145.4920064$345,050
6814Davey HamiltonAJ Foyt PowerTeam RacingG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraRunning1990$214,000
72211Billy BoatConseco A.J. Foyt RacingDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraRunning1991$269,700
843Robbie BuhlQuaker State/MenardsG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraRunning19916$235,200
92130Robbie GroffAlfa-Laval/Team Losi/McCormack Mtspts.G Force/Oldsmobile AuroraRunning1970$222,350
102933Fermin VelezOld Navy Scandia Royal Purple Alta XcelDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraRunning1950$216,400
111612Buzz CalkinsBradley Food MartsG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraHalf shaft1880$201,000
121810Mike GroffJonathan Byrd's Cafeteria/Visionaire/BryantG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraRunning1880$197,300
133490Lyn St. JamesLifetime TV-Cinergy-Delta Faucet-HemelgarnDallara/Nissan Infiniti IndyAccident1860$188,000
142044Steve KinserSRS/One Call/Menards/Quaker St./St. Elmo'sDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident1850$193,250
152854Dennis VitoloSmithKline Beechman/Kroger/Beck Mtspts.Dallara/Nissan Infiniti IndyRunning1730$210,000
162722Marco GrecoSide Play Int'l Sport Scandia Alta XcelDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraGear box1660$193,000
1738Vincenzo SospiriOld Navy Scandia Royal Purple Alta XcelDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraRunning1630$196,250
18359Johnny UnserDelta Faucet-Montana-Cinergy-HemelgarnDallara/Nissan Infiniti IndyOil pressure1580$158,000
192618Tyce CarlsonKlipsch Tnemec Overhead Door Pyle V-LineDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident1560$173,250
201740Jack MillerAMS/Crest Racing/Trane/Spot-OnDallara/Nissan Infiniti IndyAccident1310$171,250
21331Paul DurantConseco A.J. Foyt RacingG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident1110$178,000
222450Billy RoeSega/Progressive Elect./KECO/U.J.T./Euroint'lDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident1100$150,250
231151Eddie Cheever Jr.FirstPlus Team CheeverG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraTiming chain840$176,000
2497Eliseo SalazarCopec/Cristal/ScandiaDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident700$164,000
253097Greg RayTobacco Free KidsDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraWater pump480$171,250
26627Jim GuthrieBlueprint/Jacuzzi/Armour Golf/ERTLDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraEngine430$164,500
271921Roberto GuerreroPennzoil-Pagan RacingDallara/Nissan Infiniti IndySteering250$160,000
282528Mark DismoreKelley Auto./Mech Laundry/BombardierDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident240$159,000
291242Robby GordonCoors LightG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraFire190$139,500
303272Claude BourbonnaisBlueprint/Jacuzzi/Armour Golf/ERTLDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraEngine90$152,250
311377Stephan GregoireChastain Motorsports-Estridge-Miller EadsG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident00$158,000
321417Affonso GiaffoneGeneral Motors Brazil ChitwoodDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident00$158,250
33154Kenny BrackMonsoon Galles RacingG Force/Oldsmobile AuroraAccident00$202,250
342316Sam SchmidtBlueprint/HOPE Prepaid Fuel CardDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraEngine00$150,250
353134Alessandro ZampedriMi-Jack Scandia Royal PurpleDallara/Oldsmobile AuroraOil leak00$145,000