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82nd Indianapolis 500

Date— Tuesday, May 24, 1998, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Distance— 500 miles; Course— 2.5 mile oval; Field— 33 cars; Winner's average speed— 145.155 mph; Margin of victory— 3.191 seconds; Time of race— 3 hours, 26 minutes, 40.524 seconds; Caution flags— 12 for 50 laps; Lead changes— 15 by 5 drivers; Lap leaders— Cheever (76), Paul Jr. (39), Brack (23), Lazier (20), Ray (18), Boat (12), Calkins (4), Luyendyk (4), Hamilton (3), Stewart (1); Pole Sitter— Billy Boat at 223.503 mph; Attendance— 375,000 (est.); TV Rating— 5.6 (ABC). Note that (r) indicates rookie driver.

 Driver (start pos.) CountryCar Laps Ended Earnings
1Eddie Cheever Jr. (17)United StatesD/A/G200Running$1,433,000
2Buddy Lazier (11)United StatesD/A/G200Running483,200
3r-Steve Knapp (23)United StatesG/A/G200Running338,750
4Davey Hamilton (8)United StatesG/A/G199Running301,650
5r-Robby Unser (21)United StatesG/A/G198Running209,400
6Kenny Brack (3)SwedenD/A/G198Running310,750
7John Paul Jr. (16)United StatesD/A/F197Running216,350
8r-Andy Michner (19)United StatesD/A/G197Running182,050
9r-J.J. Yeley (13)United StatesD/A/F197Running198,550
10Buzz Calkins (18)United StatesG/A/G195Running248,500
11r-Jimmy Kite (26)United StatesD/A/G195Running287,300
12r-Jack Hewitt (22)United StatesG/A/G195Running265,800
13Jeff Ward (27)United StatesG/A/G194Running242,050
14Marco Greco (14)BrazilG/A/F183Engine167,800
15Mike Groff (32)United StatesG/A/F183Running237,600
16Scott Sharp (7)United StatesD/A/G181Gearbox234,800
17Stephan Gregoire (31)FranceG/A/G172Running225,300
18Greg Ray (2)United StatesD/A/F167Gearbox175,400
19Raul Boesel (30)BrazilG/A/G164Accident221,300
20Arie Luyendyk (28)NetherlandsG/A/F151Gearbox241,100
21Jack Miller (15)United StatesD/I/F128Running159,800
22Roberto Guerrero (9)United StatesD/A/G125Running165,300
23Billy Boat (1)United StatesD/A/G111Drive Line364,200
24Scott Goodyear (10)CanadaG/A/G100Clutch253,300
25Johnny Unser (25)United StatesD/A/G98Engine136,300
26Sam Schmidt (6)United StatesD/A/F48Accident215,300
27Mark Dismore (12)United StatesD/A/G48Accident209,300
28r-Stan Wattles (29)United StatesR/A/G48Accident138,550
29Jim Guthrie (20)United StatesG/A/G48Accident133,300
30Billy Roe (33)United StatesD/A/G48Accident137,300
31Robbie Buhl (5)United StatesD/A/F44Engine 222,300
32r-Donnie Beechler (24)United States G/A/F34Engine132,300
33Tony Stewart (4)United StatesD/A/F22Engine220,250
Car Legend: Chassis/Engine/Tires. D—Dallara; G (chassis)—G Force; R—Riley & Scott; A—Oldsmobile Aurora V-8; I—Nissan Infiniti V-8; F—Firestone; G (tires)—Goodyear.

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