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Indy Racing Northern Light Series race number 1 of 13
Sunday, March 18, 2001 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:35:57
Average speed: 125.072 mph
Pole speed: 177.663 mph
Cautions: 5 for 37 laps
Margin of victory: 1.379 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    2001 Indy Racing Northern Light Series results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 24   Sam Hornish, Jr. Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/A/F200124300running14052
21314   Eliseo Salazar Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)D/A/F20089650running040
3 691   Buddy Lazier Tae-Bo / Coors Light / Delta Faucet   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/A/F20067650running035
4108   Scott Sharp Delphi Automotive Systems   (Tom Kelley)D/A/F20055600running132
5 798   Billy Boat Curb Records / Ash Kicker Racing   (Greg Beck / Curb-Agajanian)D/A/F20051150running030
6 921   Felipe Giaffone Hollywood Cigarettes   (Treadway / Hubbard Racing)G/A/F19945950running028
7 335   Jeff Ward Heritage Motorsports   (Heritage Motorsports)G/A/F19944350running026
81610   Robby McGehee Olympus / Opalescence   (Larry Cahill)D/A/F19843350running024
91112   Buzz Calkins Bradley Food Marts / Save-O-Mat   (Brad Calkins)D/A/F19743100running022
101888   Airton Dare 1-800-BAR-NONE   (Team Xtreme Racing)G/A/F19742100running020
11 824   Robbie Buhl Dreyer & Reinbold Racing / Team Purex   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F19646000running019
122099   Davey Hamilton Sam Schmidt Motorsports   (Sam Schmidt)D/A/F19239900running018
132455   Shigeaki Hattori Epson   (Vertex-Cunningham Racing)D/A/F19216900running017
142630   Brandon Erwin WorldBestBuy.com   (Dennis McCormack)G/A/F18515800running016
15196   Tyce Carlson Tri Star Motorsports   (Tri-Star Motorsports)D/A/F16236800handling015
161492   Stan Wattles Hemelgarn Racing   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/A/F15735800crash014
172115   Sarah Fisher Kroger   (Derrick Walker)D/A/F14512600engine013
181768   Helio Castroneves Penske Auto Center   (Roger Penske)D/A/F14234600engine412
191251   Eddie Cheever, Jr. #51 Excite@Home Indy Race Car   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F13333600throttle link011
202531   Casey Mears Sportsline.com   (Rick Galles)G/A/F13310600electrical010
21 47   Stephan Gregoire Tokheim / Jack K. Elrod Co. / NADA Guides   (Dick Simon)D/A/F13134600crash99
22 12   Greg Ray Johns Manville / Menards   (John Menard)D/A/F12155100engine438
23233   Al Unser, Jr. Starz SuperPak   (Rick Galles)G/A/F10110600engine07
24 566   Gil de Ferran Penske Auto Center   (Roger Penske)D/A/F7632600crash36
251528   Mark Dismore Delphi Automotive Systems / Bryant H & C   (Tom Kelley)D/A/F7532600crash05
26229   Jeret Schroeder Summit Packaging   (Paul Diatlovich)D/A/F7410600crash04
272732   Didier Andre PlayStation2   (Rick Galles)G/A/F5310600handling03
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force
  Engine: A - Oldsmobile Aurora; I - Nissan Infiniti
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11919  
20234   #30 spun 
247653  
778913   #9,66,28 accident turn 4 
9012435  
1251306   debris 
1311311  
1321376   #7 accident turn 2 
13815821  
1591668   #92 accident turn 2 
16720034  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.5%             Average green flag run: 27.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sam Hornish, Jr.16767
  Greg Ray68736
  Gil de Ferran74763
  Helio Castroneves77804
  Scott Sharp81811
  Greg Ray8211837
  Stephan Gregoire1191279
  Sam Hornish, Jr.12820073

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sam Hornish, Jr. 52    
2   Eliseo Salazar 40   -12  
3   Buddy Lazier 35   -17  
4   Scott Sharp 32   -20  
5   Billy Boat 30   -22  
6   Felipe Giaffone 28   -24  
7   Jeff Ward 26   -26  
8   Robby McGehee 24   -28  
9   Buzz Calkins 22   -30  
10   Airton Dare 20   -32  
11   Robbie Buhl 19   -33  
12   Davey Hamilton 18   -34  
13   Shigeaki Hattori 17   -35  
14   Brandon Erwin 16   -36  
15   Tyce Carlson 15   -37  
16   Stan Wattles 14   -38  
17   Sarah Fisher 13   -39  
18   Helio Castroneves 12   -40  
19   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 11   -41  
20   Casey Mears 10   -42