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United States   1996 Walt Disney World
Race details
1st round of the 1996 Indy Racing League season
Date January 27, 1996
Official name Indy 200 at Walt Disney World
Location Walt Disney World Speedway
Course Permanent racing facility
1.000 mi / 1.609 km
Distance 200 laps, 200.000 mi / 321.869 km
Weather Dry with temperatures reaching up to 80.1 °F (26.7 °C); wind speeds reaching up to 13 miles per hour (21 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver United States Buddy Lazier United States Hemelgarn Racing
Time 19.847
Fastest lap
Driver United States Buzz Calkins United States Bradley Motorsports
Time 20.954 (on lap 188 of 200)
Podium
First United States Buzz Calkins United States Bradley Motorsports
Second United States Tony Stewart United States Team Menard
Third United States Robbie Buhl United States Beck Motorsports

The 1996 Indy 200 at Walt Disney World was the first round of the 1996 Indy Racing League.[2] The race was held on January 27, 1996 at the 1.000 mi (1.609 km) Walt Disney World Speedway in Bay Lake, Florida.

Failed to qualify[edit]

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 12 United States Buzz Calkins Bradley Motorsports 200 1:33:30.748 5 130 35
2 20 United States Tony Stewart Team Menard 200 + 0.886 7 37 33
3 54 United States Robbie Buhl Beck Motorsports 198 + 2 laps 13 1 32
4 33 Italy Michele Alboreto Team Scandia 198 + 2 laps 14 0 31
5 21 Colombia Roberto Guerrero Pagan Racing 197 + 3 laps 2 0 30
6 11 United States Mike Groff A. J. Foyt Enterprises 195 + 5 laps 12 0 29
7 75 United States Johnny O'Connell Cunningham Racing 195 + 5 laps 15 0 28
8 90 United States Lyn St. James Team Scandia 192 + 8 laps 11 0 27
9 18 United States John Paul, Jr. PDM Racing 190 + 10 laps 16 0 26
10 3 United States Eddie Cheever Team Menard 184 Accident T1 20 0 25
11 41 United States Scott Sharp A. J. Foyt Enterprises 184 Accident T1 4 0 24
12 14 United States Davey Hamilton A. J. Foyt Enterprises 173 Accident T2 6 2 23
13 17 United States Stan Wattles Leigh Miller Racing 144 Accident T2 8 2 22
14 5 Netherlands Arie Luyendyk Byrd/Leberle-Treadway Racing 132 Gearbox 3 0 21
15 2 United States Scott Brayton Team Menard 105 Handling 10 0 20
16 9 France Stephan Gregoire Hemelgarn Racing 69 Gearbox 9 0 19
17 91 United States Buddy Lazier Hemelgarn Racing 61 Brakes 1 28 18
18 16 United States Johnny Parsons Blueprint Racing 45 Suspension 17 0 17
19 4 United States Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports 17 Accident T2 19 0 16
20 25 United States Dave Kudrave Tempero-Giuffre Racing 4 Transmission 18 0 15

Race Leaders[edit]

Laps Leader
1-28 Buddy Lazier
29-65 Tony Stewart
66-70 Buzz Calkins
71-72 Stan Wattles
73 Robbie Buhl
74-75 Davey Hamilton
76-200 Buzz Calkins
 

Caution Periods[edit]

There were five caution periods during the race, with a total of twenty one laps run under yellow.

Laps Cause
18-23 Richie Hearn accident, turn 2
147-150 Stan Wattles accident, turn 2
178-183 Davey Hamilton accident, turn 2
189-193 Scott Sharp and Eddie Cheever crash, turn 1

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money awarded amounted up to $1,078,500. The whole amount of money does not necessarily go to the driver; in fact, some or all of it will undoubtedly be claimed by the driver's team.

Driver Prize Money
Buzz Calkins $122,500
Tony Stewart $85,250
Robbie Buhl $87,250
Michele Alboreto $65,000
Roberto Guerrero $59,500
Mike Groff $49,500
Johnny O'Connell $46,250
Lyn St. James $48,250
John Paul, Jr. $44,250

To be continued

Standings after the race[edit]


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