1997 Texas Indycars in IRL at the Texas Motor Speedway circuit. Full information

1997 Texas Indycars

1997 Texas Indycars is 9th IRL race. Passed at the Texas Motor Speedway circuit. Tony Stewart won the pole position, Arie Luyendyk won this race. Billy Boat and Davey Hamilton also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 208 laps (487 km).

Previous race: 1997 Indianapolis 500
Next race: 1997 Pikes Peak Indycars
Race Start: 7th June 1997

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Texas Indycars

3rd victory for the Treadway Racing team
3rd victory for the Arie Luyendyk
3rd podium for the Arie Luyendyk
1st podium for the Billy Boat
2nd podium for the Davey Hamilton

G-Force GF01 - 1997 Texas Indycars winner

G-Force GF01 #5 - 1997 Texas Indycars winner

1997 Texas Indycars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Arie Luyendyk G-Force GF01, #5 35 2h 19m 48.17s 0 Treadway Racing
2 Billy Boat G-Force GF01, #1 33 207 laps 0 AJ Foyt Racing
3 Davey Hamilton G-Force GF01, #14 32 207 laps 0 AJ Foyt Power Team Racing
4 Scott Goodyear G-Force GF01, #6 31 207 laps 0 Treadway Racing
5 Tony Stewart G-Force GF01, #2 33 206 laps Engine 0 Team Menard
6 Eddie Cheever G-Force GF01, #51 29 206 laps 0 Team Cheever
7 Eliseo Salazar Dallara IR7, #7 28 205 laps 0 Team Scandia
8 Greg Ray Dallara IR7, #97 27 204 laps 0 Thomas Knapp Motorsports
9 Vincenzo Sospiri Dallara IR7, #8 26 204 laps 0 Team Scandia
10 Johnny Unser G-Force GF01, #10 25 203 laps 0 Byrd-Cunningham Racing
11 Mark Dismore Dallara IR7, #28 24 203 laps 0 Kelley Racing
12 Alessandro Zampedri Dallara IR7, #34 23 201 laps 0 Team Scandia
13 Roberto Guerrero Dallara IR7, #21 22 201 laps 0 Pagan Racing
14 Tyce Carlson Dallara IR7, #18 21 184 laps 0 PDM Racing
15 Robbie Groff G-Force GF01, #30 20 173 laps Engine 0 McCormack Motorsports
16 Robbie Buhl G-Force GF01, #3 19 167 laps Engine 0 Team Menard
17 Buddy Lazier Dallara IR7, #91 18 157 laps Engine 0 Hemelgarn Racing
18 Kenny Brack G-Force GF01, #4 17 118 laps Water leak 0 Galles Racing
19 Buzz Calkins G-Force GF01, #12 16 98 laps Gasket 0 Bradley Motorsports
20 Affonso Giaffone Dallara IR7, #17 15 82 laps Engine 0 Chitwood Motorsports
21 Jim Guthrie Dallara IR7, #27 14 81 laps Puncture 0 Blueprint Racing Enterprises
22 Allen May Dallara IR7, #44 13 36 laps Accident 0 Sinden Racing Services
23 Sam Schmidt Dallara IR7, #16 12 36 laps Accident 0 Blueprint Racing Enterprises
24 Jack Miller Dallara IR7, #40 11 24 laps Electrics 0 Crest Racing
25 Fermin Velez Dallara IR7, #33 10 1 laps Driver ill 0 Team Scandia
26 Marco Greco Dallara IR7, #22 9 Engine 0 Team Scandia

Qualifying Results for the 1997 Texas Indycars on the Texas Motor Speedway circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Tony Stewart G-Force GF01, #2 1m 36.929s Team Menard
2 Robbie Buhl G-Force GF01, #3 1m 37.622s Team Menard
3 Kenny Brack G-Force GF01, #4 1m 37.897s Galles Racing
4 Buddy Lazier Dallara IR7, #91 1m 37.993s Hemelgarn Racing
5 Scott Goodyear G-Force GF01, #6 1m 38.008s Treadway Racing
6 Greg Ray Dallara IR7, #97 1m 39.923s Thomas Knapp Motorsports
7 Eddie Cheever G-Force GF01, #51 1m 40.244s Team Cheever
8 Jim Guthrie Dallara IR7, #27 1m 40.623s Blueprint Racing Enterprises
9 Davey Hamilton G-Force GF01, #14 1m 41.821s AJ Foyt Power Team Racing
10 Buzz Calkins G-Force GF01, #12 1m 42.02s Bradley Motorsports
11 Arie Luyendyk G-Force GF01, #5 1m 42.021s Treadway Racing
12 Marco Greco Dallara IR7, #22 1m 42.211s Team Scandia
13 Robbie Groff G-Force GF01, #30 1m 44.751s McCormack Motorsports
14 Mark Dismore Dallara IR7, #28 1m 45.293s Kelley Racing
15 Roberto Guerrero Dallara IR7, #21 1m 45.97s Pagan Racing
16 Affonso Giaffone Dallara IR7, #17 1m 46.059s Chitwood Motorsports
17 Vincenzo Sospiri Dallara IR7, #8 1m 47.278s Team Scandia
18 Allen May Dallara IR7, #44 1m 48.299s Sinden Racing Services
19 Jack Miller Dallara IR7, #40 1m 48.581s Crest Racing
20 Sam Schmidt Dallara IR7, #16 2m 0.773s Blueprint Racing Enterprises
21 Billy Boat G-Force GF01, #1 AJ Foyt Racing
22 Eliseo Salazar Dallara IR7, #7 Team Scandia
23 Johnny Unser G-Force GF01, #10 Byrd-Cunningham Racing
24 Fermin Velez Dallara IR7, #33 Driver ill Team Scandia
25 Tyce Carlson Dallara IR7, #18 PDM Racing
26 Alessandro Zampedri Dallara IR7, #34 Team Scandia

List of all cars for the 1997 Texas Indycars on the Texas Motor Speedway circuit

Dallara IR7

Aurora

Dallara IR7

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