RACE: 80th Indianapolis 500 DATE: May 26, 1996 WINNER: Buddy Lazier AVERAGE SPEED: 147.956 mph WHAT HAPPENED: Lazier won in the first Indy 500 contested by the Indy Racing League. The race was surrounded by months of controversy as most of the top teams and drivers chose to boycott the race because the IRL had split from the CART Series. The CART teams instead participated in the...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Buddy Lazier and his crew spent Monday cleaning out the team's garage and headed home. On Sunday, nothing went Lazier's way and he failed to qualify for a spot in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. ''We missed the whole day of practice, we were rained out the other day, we missed practice on Thursday,'' the 1996 Indy 500 winner said. ''You get a late start...
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IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- We now have our 29th confirmed Indianapolis 500 entry as 1996 Indianapolis 500 champion Buddy Lazier will pilot a car in next month’s race at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Lazier, will drive the No. 91 University of Iowa’s Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research Chevrolet. The 46-year old will be trying to make his 18th...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Buddy Lazier will return to the Indianapolis 500 this season in a car fielded by Lazier Partners Racing.
IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Juan Pablo Montoya, Buddy Lazier, Jacques Villeneuve, Paul Tracy, Robby Gordon. Those five guys could be in the field of 33 for this year’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 in May. Montoya and Villenevue are already confirmed for rides in this May’s big race as Lazier is close to one as well. But, Curt Cavin from the Indianapolis Star is...
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