Indy 500 Wrap Up

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Thursday, May 31, 2007 It was everything but the milk for Skip Barber alum at the 91st Indianapolis 500. Skip Barber trained drivers led 119 of the 166 laps run, including a race-high 83 for Tony Kanaan. Ultimately four Skip Barber alumni finished in the top 10 of the rain-shortened event. Phil Giebler earned “Rookie of the Year” honors with his 29th place finish.

91st Indianapolis 500 results (car number in parentheses)
Skip Barber alumni in bold:

1. (27) Dario Franchitti, Dallara-Honda 166 laps
2. (9) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Honda 166
3. (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Honda 166
4. (6) Sam Hornish Jr., Dallara-Honda 166
5. (12) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Honda 166
6. (8) Scott Sharp, Dallara-Honda 166
7. (2) Tomas Scheckter, Dallara-Honda 166
8. (7) Danica Patrick, Dallara-Honda 166
9. (02) Davey Hamilton, Dallara-Honda 166
10. (4) Vitor Meira, Dallara-Honda 166
11. (17) Jeff Simmons, Dallara-Honda 166
12. (11) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Honda 166
13. (39) Michael Andretti, Dallara-Honda 166
14. (22) A.J. Foyt IV, Dallara-Honda 165
15. (98) Alex Barron, Dallara-Honda 165
16. (55) Kosuke Matsuura, Dallara-Honda 165
17. (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Honda 164 Accident
18. (5) Sarah Fisher, Dallara-Honda 164
19. (99) Buddy Lazier, Dallara-Honda 164
20. (14) Darren Manning, Dallara-Honda 164
21. (24) Roger Yasukawa, Dallara-Honda 164
22. (10) Dan Wheldon, Dallara-Honda 163 Accident
23. (91) Richie Hearn, Dallara-Honda 163
24. (26) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Honda 162 Accident
25. (15) Buddy Rice, Dallara-Honda 162 Accident
26. (50) Al Unser Jr., Dallara-Honda 161
27. (21) Jaques Lazier, Panoz-Honda 155 Accident
28. (25) Marty Roth, Dallara-Honda 148 Accident
29. (31) Phil Giebler, Panoz-Honda 106 Accident
30. (33) John Andretti, Dallara-Honda 95 Accident
31. (23) Milka Duno, Dallara-Honda 65 Accident
32. (19) Jon Herb, Dallara-Honda 51 Accident
33. (77) Roberto Moreno, Panoz-Honda 36 Accident

Time of Race: 2:44:03.5608
Average Speed: 151.744mph

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Top photo, that’s your winner! Well, okay, it’s the famous-pretty-soaked-actress-wife of Dario the Winner, Ashley Judd. Bottom photo is one of Indy’s iconic images, the scoreboard tower at the end of the race. (Photos courtesy of Jim Altemus, one of many hard-core racing fans here at Skip Barber, who was in attendance with his lovely and talented wife, Aimee; they were seated directly across from Franchiti’s pit.)

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