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Indy Racing Northern Light Series race number 4 of 9
Sunday, May 28, 2000 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:59
Average speed: 167.607 mph
Pole speed: 223.471 mph
Cautions: 7 for 39 laps
Margin of victory: 7.184 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    2000 Indy Racing Northern Light Series results   /   2000 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 29   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/A/F2001235690running16754
21691   Buddy Lazier Delta Faucet / Coors Light / Tae-Bo   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/A/F200574600running040
3 311   Eliseo Salazar Rio   (A.J. Foyt)G/A/F200474900running036
4 614   Jeff Ward Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)G/A/F200361000running032
51051   Eddie Cheever, Jr. #51 Excite@Home Indy Race Car   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F200364500running030
6 432   Robby Gordon Turtle Wax / Burger King / Moen / Menards   (John Menard)D/A/F200216355running028
7 710   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/A/F199207505running526
8207   Stephan Gregoire Mexmil / Tokheim / Viking Air Tools   (Dick Simon)G/A/F199306900running024
9134   Scott Goodyear Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/A/F199348800running022
10 58   Scott Sharp Delphi Automotive Systems / MCI Worldcom   (Tom Kelley)D/A/F198313000running020
111128   Mark Dismore On Star / GM BuyPower / Bryant H & C   (Tom Kelley)D/A/F198294500running019
121598   Donnie Beechler Cahill Racing   (Larry Cahill)D/A/F198283000running018
132633   Jaques Lazier Miles of Hope   (Truscelli Racing)G/A/F198290250running017
14296   Jeret Schroeder Kroger   (Tri-Star Motorsports)D/A/F198279000running016
153141   Billy Boat Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)G/A/F198211000running015
162455   Raul Boesel Epson   (Treadway-Vertex Cunningham)G/A/F197213000running014
171750   Jason Leffler United Auto Group   (Fred Treadway)G/A/F197170905running013
182212   Buzz Calkins Bradley Motorsports / Team CAN   (Brad Calkins)D/A/F194169000running012
192723   Steve Knapp Team Purex   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F193167000running011
202816   Davey Hamilton FreeInternet.com   (Team Xtreme Racing)G/A/F188166500running010
21125   Robby McGehee Meijer / Energizer Advanced Formula   (Fred Treadway)G/A/F187281400running29
223022   Johnny Unser Delco Remy / Microdigicom / Hornier Tools   (Sal Incandela)G/A/F186161000running08
23 892   Stan Wattles Metro Racing   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/A/F172159000engine07
241418   Sam Hornish, Jr. Hornish Trucking / Advantage Powder Coating   (Paul Diatlovich)D/A/F153268250crash06
252188   Airton Dare USACredit.com   (Team Xtreme Racing)G/A/F126262250engine05
26 924   Robbie Buhl Team Purex   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/A/F99258500engine04
272375   Richie Hearn NetZero   (Pagan Racing)D/A/F97155000electrical03
283348   Andy Hillenburg Sumar Special by Irwindale Speedway   (Fast Track Racing)D/A/F91154250wheel bearing02
29183   Al Unser, Jr. ECR / RacingTickets.com   (Rick Galles)G/A/F89256000overheating01
302527   Jimmy Kite Big Daddy's BBQ / Founders Bank   (Blueprint Racing)G/A/F74164000engine01
311915   Sarah Fisher Cummins   (Derrick Walker)D/A/F71165750crash01
323290   Lyn St. James Yellow Freight System   (Dick Simon)G/A/F69152000crash01
33 11   Greg Ray Team Conseco / Quaker State / Menards   (John Menard)D/A/F67388700crash264
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

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
34Jack Miller21Milk Chug / Century 21 / OpalescenceTri-Star MotorsportsDallara / Oldsmobile
35Scott Harrington17PurchasePro.comPhil NienhouseDallara / Oldsmobile
36Davy Jones40Team Coulson RacingTeam CoulsonG Force / Oldsmobile
37Robby Unser30Jonathan Byrd / WorldBestBuy.comByrd-McCormack MotorsportsRiley & Scott / Oldsmobile
Andy Michner19Logan Racing SpecialLogan Racing
Tyce Carlson20Hubbard Photographics / Immke Auto GroupHubbard-Immke RacingDallara / Oldsmobile
Hideshi Matsuda20Hubbard Photographics / Immke Auto GroupHubbard-Immke RacingDallara / Oldsmobile
Ronnie Johncox30Jonathan Byrd / WorldBestBuy.comByrd-McCormack MotorsportsRiley & Scott / Oldsmobile
Roberto Guerrero41Harrah'sA.J. FoytG Force / Oldsmobile
Doug Didero43Mid America Freight / Western Star TrucksMid America MotorsportsDallara / Oldsmobile
Dan Drinan48The Sumar SpecialAndy HillenburgDallara / Oldsmobile
Ross Cheever52Team CheeverEddie Cheever, Jr.Dallara / Infiniti
Memo Gidley82Team PelfreyTeam PelfreyDallara / Oldsmobile
WDRuss Gamester24Dennis ReinboldG Force / Infiniti

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16565  
66705   #1 accident turn 2 
71733  
748411   #90,15 accident turn 1 
859814  
991024   debris 
10312624  
1271304   oil on track 
13114313  
1441507   #1 accident turn 2 
1511577  
1581614   #18 accident turn 2 
16217312  
1741774   oil on track 
17820023  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.5%             Average green flag run: 20.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Ray12626
  Juan Pablo Montoya27293
  Jimmy Vasser30301
  Robby McGehee31322
  Juan Pablo Montoya33175143
  Jimmy Vasser1761794
  Juan Pablo Montoya18020021

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Buddy Lazier 138    
2   Robbie Buhl 112   -26  
2   Scott Goodyear 112   -26  
4   Eliseo Salazar 110   -28  
5   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 104   -34  
6   Mark Dismore 94   -44  
7   Billy Boat 91   -47  
8   Jeff Ward 86   -52  
9   Donnie Beechler 85   -53  
10   Al Unser, Jr. 78   -60  
11   Jeret Schroeder 77   -61  
12   Scott Sharp 72   -66  
13   Sam Hornish, Jr. 64   -74  
14   Robby McGehee 63   -75  
15   Stephan Gregoire 62   -76  
16   Tyce Carlson 56   -82  
17   Greg Ray 55   -83  
18   Juan Pablo Montoya 54   -84  
19   Airton Dare 48   -90  
19   Buzz Calkins 48   -90