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1998 Indianapolis 500


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Pep Boys Indy Racing League race number 3 of 11
Sunday, May 24, 1998 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:26:41
Average Speed: 145.155 mph
Pole Speed: 223.503 mph
Cautions: 12 for 48 laps
Margin of Victory: 3.191 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1998 Pep Boys Indy Racing League results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
11751   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Rachel's Gourmet Potato Chips   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/A/G2001,433,000running7652
21191   Buddy Lazier Delta Faucet / Coors Light   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/A/G200483,200running2040
32355   Steve Knapp Primadonna Resorts / Miller Milling / ISM   (Bob Hancher)G/A/G200338,750running035
4 86   Davey Hamilton Reebok   (Phil Nienhouse)G/A/G199301,650running332
52152   Robby Unser Team Cheever   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/A/G198209,400running030
6 314   Kenny Brack Power Team Racing   (A.J. Foyt)D/A/G198310,750running2329
71681   John Paul, Jr. Klipsch   (Team Pelfrey)D/A/F197216,350running3926
81917   Andy Michner Konica / Syan Racing   (Chitwood Motorsports)D/A/G197182,050running024
91344   J.J. Yeley One Call / Quaker State / Menards   (Sinden Racing)D/A/F197198,550running022
101812   Buzz Calkins Intl. Star Registry / Bradley Food Marts   (Brad Calkins)G/A/G195248,500running420
11267   Jimmy Kite Royal Purple Synthetic / Scandia   (Andy Evans)D/A/G195287,300running019
122218   Jack Hewitt Parker Machinery   (Paul Diatlovich)G/A/G195265,800running018
132735   Jeff Ward Team Tabasco / Superflo / Prolong / ISM   (Bob Hancher)G/A/G194242,050running017
141416   Marco Greco Intl. Sports Ltd. / Phoenix Racing   (Marco Greco)G/A/F183167,800engine016
153210   Mike Groff Jonathan Byrd's / Visionaire / Bryant H & C   (Byrd-Cunningham Racing)G/A/F183237,600running015
16 78   Scott Sharp Delphi Automotive Systems   (Tom Kelley)D/A/G181234,800gearbox014
173177   Stephan Gregoire Blue Star / Tokheim / Estridge / Miller-Eads   (Tom Chastain)G/A/G172225,300running013
18 297   Greg Ray Texas Motor Speedway / TNN / True Value   (Thomas Knapp)D/A/F167175,400gearbox1812
193030   Raul Boesel Beloit / Fast Rod / Team Losi / TransWorld   (Dennis McCormack)G/A/G164221,300running011
20285   Arie Luyendyk Sprint PCS / Radio Shack / Qualcomm   (Fred Treadway)G/A/F151242,100clutch410
211540   Jack Miller Crest Racing   (Crest Racing / SRS)D/I/F128159,800running09
22 921   Roberto Guerrero Pagan Racing   (Pagan Racing)D/A/G125165,300running08
23 111   Billy Boat Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)D/A/G111364,200drive line1210
24104   Scott Goodyear Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)G/A/G100253,300clutch06
25259   Johnny Unser Hemelgarn Racing   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/A/G98136,300engine05
26 699   Sam Schmidt Best Western / Gold Crown Racing   (LP Racing / PCI)D/A/G48215,300crash04
271228   Mark Dismore Kelley Automotive   (Tom Kelley)D/A/G48209,300crash03
282919   Stan Wattles Metro Racing Systems / NCLD   (Metro Racing)R/A/G48138,550crash02
292053   Jim Guthrie Delco Remy / Goodyear / ISM Racing   (Bob Hancher)G/A/G48133,300crash01
303333   Billy Roe Royal Purple / Pro Link / Scandia   (Andy Evans)D/A/G48137,300crash01
31 53   Robbie Buhl Johns Manville / Menards   (John Menard)D/A/F44222,300overheating01
322498   Donnie Beechler Cahill Racing   (Larry Cahill)G/A/F34132,300engine01
33 41   Tony Stewart Glidden / Menards   (John Menard)D/A/F22220,250engine11
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force; R - Riley & Scott
  Engine: A - Oldsmobile Aurora; I - Nissan Infiniti
  Tires: F - Firestone; G - Goodyear

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Brian Tyler10Byrd's / Visionaire / Bryant H & CByrd-Cunningham Racing
Eliseo Salazar15Reebok / MK VBob Riley-Mark Scott
Tyce Carlson20KecoImmke Racing
Paul Durant23CBR Cobb RacingPrice Cobb
Dan Drinan24D.B. Mann DevelopmentD.B. Mann
Claude Bourbonnais27Klipsch / Ocean SprayBlueprint Racing
Joe Gosek29Liberty RacingMike Deer
Hideshi Matsuda54Beck MotorsportsGreg Beck
Scott Harrington66LP RacingLarry Nash
Jaques Lazier68CBR Cobb RacingPrice Cobb
Danny Ongais81Team PelfreyTeam Pelfrey
Lyn St. James90Lifetime TV For WomenRon Hemelgarn

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133   #44 spun turn 1 
42118  
22265   #1 stopped turn 1 
27337  
34385   #98 engine 
39446  
45484   #3 slow backstretch 
496315   #33,53,19,28,99 accident turn 3 
649532  
96994   #7 stalled on track 
10012122  
1221276   #40 stalled on track 
1281314  
1321354   #11 stalled on track 
13615217  
1531564   #5 stalled on track 
15717519  
1761794   #77 brushed wall 
1801823   #18 spun 
1831908  
1911944   #16 smoking 
1952006  
  Percent of race run under caution: 30.5%             Average green flag run: 13.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Billy Boat11212
  Greg Ray13208
  Tony Stewart21211
  Greg Ray223110
  Kenny Brack324615
  Buzz Calkins47504
  Buddy Lazier516111
  Kenny Brack62676
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.688417
  Arie Luyendyk85851
  Kenny Brack86872
  Buddy Lazier88936
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.94974
  John Paul, Jr.9811316
  Davey Hamilton1141163
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.1171226
  Buddy Lazier1231231
  John Paul, Jr.12414623
  Arie Luyendyk1471493
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.1501534
  Buddy Lazier1541541
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.15517622
  Buddy Lazier1771771
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.17820023

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 96    
2   Scott Sharp 92   -4  
3   Jeff Ward 90   -6  
4   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 78   -18  
5   Stephan Gregoire 77   -19  
6   Davey Hamilton 71   -25  
7   Kenny Brack 62   -34  
8   Buzz Calkins 58   -38  
9   John Paul, Jr. 57   -39  
10   Buddy Lazier 57   -39  
11   Mike Groff 56   -40  
12   Billy Boat 56   -40  
13   Sam Schmidt 52   -44  
14   Scott Goodyear 47   -49  
15   Mark Dismore 47   -49  
16   Raul Boesel 47   -49  
17   Jimmy Kite 45   -51  
18   Arie Luyendyk 40   -56  
19   Tyce Carlson 36   -60  
20   Greg Ray 36   -60