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83rd Indianapolis 500

Date—Sunday, May 30, 1999, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Distance— 500 miles; Course— 2.5 mile oval; Field— 33 cars; Winner's average speed— 153.176 mph; Margin of victory— 6.557 seconds; Time of race— 3 hours, 15 minutes, 51.182 seconds; Caution flags— 8 for 42 laps; Lead changes— 18 by 7 drivers; Lap leaders— Brack (66), Luyendyk (63), Ray (32), Gordon (28), Cheever Jr. (4), Schmidt (4), Ward (3); Pole Sitter— Arie Luyendyk at 225.179; Attendance— 375,000 (est.); TV Rating— 5.0 (ABC). Note that (r) indicates rookie driver.

 Driver (start pos.) CountryCar Laps Ended Earnings
1Kenny Brack (8)SwedenD/A/G200Running$1,465,190
2Jeff Ward (14)United StatesD/A/G200Running583,150
3Billy Boat (3)United StatesD/A/G200Running435,200
4Robby Gordon (4)United StatesD/A/F200Running253,270
5r-Robby McGehee (27)United StatesD/A/F199Running247,750
6Robbie Buhl (32)United StatesD/A/G199Running257,500
7Buddy Lazier (22)United StatesD/A/G198Running285,100
8Robby Unser (17)United StatesD/A/F197Running195,500
9Tony Stewart (24)United StatesD/A/G196Running186,670
10Hideshi Matsuda (10)JapanD/A/F196Running186,000
11Davey Hamilton (11)United StatesD/A/G196Running220,500
12Raul Boesel (33)BrazilR/A/G195Running248,600
13r-John Hollansworth Jr. (12)United StatesD/A/F192Running265,400
14Tyce Carlson (15)United StatesD/A/F190Running247,000
15r-Jeret Schroeder (21)United StatesG/I/F175Engine176,250
16Mark Dismore (5)United StatesD/A/G168Accident235,300
17Stan Wattles (20)United StatesD/A/G147Running158,000
18Eddie Cheever Jr. (16)United StatesD/I/G139Engine246,800
19Buzz Calkins (26)United StatesG/A/F133Running228,000
20Roberto Moreno (23)BrazilG/A/G122Transmission225,670
21Greg Ray (2)United StatesD/A/F120Accident pits204,900
22Arie Luyendyk (1)NetherlandsG/A/F117Accident382,350
23r-Wim Eyckmans (29)BelgiumD/A/G113Timing chain145,250
24Jimmy Kite (28)United StatesG/A/F110Engine228,000
25Roberto Guerrero (25)United StatesG/I/F105Engine217,000
26Steve Knapp (13)United StatesG/A/G104Handling216,000
27Scott Goodyear (9)CanadaG/A/G101Engine217,500
28Scott Sharp (6)United StatesD/A/G83Transmission221,500
29Donnie Beechler (19)United StatesD/A/F74Engine143,000
30Sam Schmidt (7)United StatesG/A/F62Accident213,800
31Jack Miller (31)United StatesD/A/G29Clutch146,000
32Johnny Unser (30)United StatesD/A/G10Breaks161,000
33Eliseo Salazar (18)ChileG/A/F7Accident141,000
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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