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IRL: True Value 500 Race Results

7 June 1998

By Terry Callahan
The Auto Channel

FORT WORTH, TX: Following are the results of the True Value 500 Pep Boys Indy Racing League race held Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. The listing includes finishing position, (starting position), driver, hometown/country, chassis-engine, laps completed, reason out (if any), and money won:

1. (2) Billy Boat, Phoenix, Dallara-Aurora, 208, $130,250.
2. (14) Greg Ray, Plano, Texas, Dallara-Aurora, 208, $100,550.
3. (11) Kenny Brack, Sweden, Dallara-Aurora, 208, $73,300.
4. (7) Scott Goodyear, Carmel, Ind., G Force-Aurora, 208, $58,800.
5. (9) Scott Sharp, East Norwalk, Conn., Dallara-Aurora, 208, $57,600.
6. (3) Robbie Buhl, Indianapolis, Dallara-Aurora, 207, $26,100.
7. (15) Davey Hamilton, Las Vegas, G Force-Aurora, 207, $46,900.
8. (5) Marco Greco, Brazil, G Force-Aurora, 205, $24,450.
9. (27) Robby Unser, Santa Fe, N.M., G Force-Aurora, 204, $23,700.
10. (26) Stan Wattles, Sewall's Point, Fla., Riley & Scott-Aurora, 198, $22,500.
11. (23) Buddy Lazier, Vail, Colo., Dallara-Aurora, 194, wheel bearing, $43,400.
12. (28) Tyce Carlson, Indianapolis, Dallara-Aurora, 191, $20,200.
13. (4) Arie Luyendyk, Scottsdale, Ariz., G Force-Aurora, 178, $41,000.
14. (1) Tony Stewart, Indianapolis, Dallara-Aurora, 176, radiator tank split, $94,300.
15. (10) Buzz Calkins, Denver, G Force-Aurora, 172, $38,600.
16. (12) John Paul Jr., West Palm Beach, Fla., G Force-Aurora, 169, $37,400.
17. (13) Jeff Ward, San Juan Capistrano, Calif., G Force-Aurora, 165, engine, $36,200.
18. (24) Sam Schmidt, Las Vegas, Dallara-Aurora, 163, $36,200.
19. (22) J.J. Yeley, Phoenix, Dallara-Infiniti, 162, $18,250.
20. (25) Billy Roe, Gilbert, Ariz., Dallara-Aurora, 108, $11,900.
21. (6) Mark Dismore, Greenfield, Ind., Dallara-Aurora, 70, accident, $32,700.
22. (21) Dr. Jack Miller, Carmel, Ind., Dallara-Infiniti, 38, engine, $10,100.
23. (18) Eliseo Salazar, Chile, Riley & Scott-Aurora, 32, engine, $9,700.
24. (8) Roberto Guerrero, San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Dallara-Aurora, 4, accident, $9,700.
25. (16) Stephan Gregoire, France, G Force-Aurora, 4, accident, $31,700.
26. (20) Eddie Cheever Jr., Tampa, Fla., Dallara-Aurora, 4, accident, $31,700.
27. (17) Donnie Beechler, Springfield, Ill., G Force-Aurora, 4, accident, $9,700.
28. (19) Raul Boesel, Brazil, G Force-Aurora, 4, accident, $31,700.

Race Statistics

Time of race: 2 hours, 8 minutes, 45.543 seconds.
Margin of victory: 0.928 seconds.
Caution flags: 6 for 45 laps.
Lead changes: 22 among 6 drivers.

Lap leaders: Stewart 1-7, Luyendyk 8-21, Boat 22-34, Luyendyk 35-49, Stewart 50-72, Boat 73, Stewart 74, Boat 75-81, Goodyear 82-86, Boat 87-120, Stewart 121-122, Ward 123-124, Stewart 125-140, Boat 141-147, Stewart 148-154, Boat 155-157, Stewart 158, Boat 159-167, Goodyear 168-173, Boat 174-200, Ray 201, Boat 202-208.

Point standings (after 4 of 11 races): 1 (tie), Stewart and Sharp, 115. 3, Boat, 110. 4, Ward, 103. 5 (tie), Hamilton and Brack, 97. 7 (tie), Cheever and Gregoire, 82. 9, Goodyear, 79. 10, Ray, 78. 11, Lazier, 76. 12, Calkins, 73. 13, Paul, 71. 14, Schmidt, 64. 15, Buhl, 58.