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Encyclopedia > Arie Luyendyk

Arie Luyendyk, originally Arie Luijendijk (born September 21, 1953) is a Dutch auto racing driver, twice winner of the Indianapolis 500. September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Auto racing (also known as automobile racing or autosport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... Indy 500 redirects here. ...


Born in Sommelsdijk, Luyendyk started racing in the early 1970s, winning a number of Dutch national titles. In 1977, he won the European Super Vee championship, and switched to Formula 3. Success continued to elude him until he moved to the United States in 1984, where he immediately won the Super Vee championship. Middelharnis (population: 17,450 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Formula Vee is a popular single-seater junior motor racing formula, with relatively low-costs in comparison to Formula Ford or Formula BMW. It is based on a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. ... Formula Three is a class of auto racing. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


With the help of sponsor Provimi Veal, Luyendyk ran his first full Champ Car season in 1985, winning the rookie of the year title both for the season and the Indianapolis 500. His first win in the series came five years later in 1990, but it was at the most important race of the series. With a to-date record average speed of 185.981 mph (299.307 km/h), Luyendyk won the 1990 Indianapolis 500 for Shierson Racing. Champ Car, an abbreviation of Championship Car, has been the name for a class and specification of cars used in American Championship Car Racing for many decades. ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Luyendyk continued to perform well at Indianapolis, scoring pole positions in 1993, 1997 and 1999, and retiring from the race while leading on three occasions. In 1996, he set the qualifying lap record at 237.498 mph (382.216 km/h), although he did not start on the pole since he qualified on the second day of time trials. In 1997, he won the race from the pole over Treadway Racing teammate Scott Goodyear. Luyendyk also was selected to participate in the 1992, 1993, and 1998 editions of the International Race of Champions. He retired from racing after the 1999 season, but returned to the 500 in 2001 and 2002. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Scott Goodyear (b. ... Sam Hornish, Jr. ...


Other Luyendyk victories include the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring. His son, Arie Jr., is currently also a racer. The Rolex 24 At Daytona (also frequently referred to as the 24 Hours of Daytona) is a 24-hour sports car endurance race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... Aston Martin DBR9 at dusk during the 2005 12 Hours of Sebring The 12 Hours of Sebring is an annual motorsport endurance race held at Sebring Raceway, a former Air Force base in Sebring, Florida. ... Arie Luyendyk, Jr. ...


The last corner of the Zandvoort track in the Netherlands carries his name. Circuit Zandvoort is a motor racing circuit located near the town of Zandvoort, in the Netherlands, near the North Sea coast line. ...

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CART career results

Year Team Wins Points Championship Finish
1984 Bettenhausen 0 5 34th
1985 Bettenhausen 0 33 18th
1986 Bettenhausen 0 29 17th
1987 Hemelgarn Racing 0 98 7th
1988 Dick Simon Racing 0 31 14th
1989 Dick Simon Racing 0 75 10th
1990 Shierson Racing 1 90 8th
1991 Granatelli Racing 2 134 6th
1992 Chip Ganassi Racing 0 0 NC
1993 Chip Ganassi Racing 0 90 8th
1994 Indy Regency Racing 0 34 17th
1995 Simon/Menard 0 6 26th
1997 Chip Ganassi Racing 0 0 NC

3 wins, best championship finish: 6th Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. ... Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. ... Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. ... Hemelgarn Racing is a racing team in the Indy Racing League owned by Ron Hemelgarn. ... Dick Simon (born September 21, 1933 in Sandy, Utah) is one of the oldest men to ever have raced in the Indianapolis 500. ... Dick Simon (born September 21, 1933 in Sandy, Utah) is one of the oldest men to ever have raced in the Indianapolis 500. ... Andy Granatelli (born March 18, 1923) was the CEO of STP. He was once a racecar driver himself, and eventually became very visible in the racing world as the entrepreneur of his oil and gasoline treatment products, appearing on television and radio as well as sponsoring racecar drivers. ... Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is a racing organization with teams in NASCAR, Champ Cars, and the IRL. It is owned by businessmen Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates. ... Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is a racing organization with teams in NASCAR, Champ Cars, and the IRL. It is owned by businessmen Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates. ... Dick Simon (born September 21, 1933 in Sandy, Utah) is one of the oldest men to ever have raced in the Indianapolis 500. ... Team Menard was an auto racing team in the Indianapolis 500 and Indy Racing League owned by John Menard. ... Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is a racing organization with teams in NASCAR, Champ Cars, and the IRL. It is owned by businessmen Chip Ganassi and Felix Sabates. ...


IndyCar career results

Year Team Wins Points Championship Finish
1996 Byrd/Treadway Racing 1 75 7th
1996-1997 Treadway Racing 2 223 6th
1998 Treadway Racing 1 227 8th
1999 Treadway Racing 0 11 41st
2001 Treadway Racing 0 17 41st
2002 Treadway Racing 0 30 37th

4 Wins, Best championship finish: 6th The first season of Indy Racing League competition consisted of only 3 races. ... The 1996-1997 Indy Racing League season was a result of the league abandoning the concept of ending each season with the Indianapolis 500. ... The 1998 Indy Racing League season was one of relative stability compared to the previous two seasons. ... The 1999 Indy Racing League season was highly competitive and parity was the order of the year. ... The 2001 Indy Racing League season saw the addition of five races and loss of one to bring the total to 13. ... The 2002 Indy Racing League season was one of transition, with many CART teams participating in a partial IRL schedule while retaining lame duck status in their original series with their CART engine suppliers Toyota and Honda. ...


Indy 500 results

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1985 Lola Cosworth 20th 7th
1986 Lola Cosworth 19th 15th
1987 March Cosworth 7th 18th
1988 Lola Cosworth 6th 10th
1989 Lola Cosworth 15th 21st
1990 Lola Chevrolet 3rd 1st
1991 Lola Chevrolet 14th 3rd
1992 Lola Ford-Cosworth 4th 15th
1993 Lola Ford-Cosworth 1st 2nd
1994 Lola Ilmor 8th 18th
1995 Lola Menard-Buick 2nd 7th
1996 Lola Ford-Cosworth 20th 16th
1997 G-Force Oldsmobile 1st 1st
1998 G-Force Oldsmobile 28th 20th
1999 G-Force Oldsmobile 1st 22nd
2001 G-Force Oldsmobile 6th 13th
2002 G-Force Chevrolet 24th 14th
2003 G-Force Toyota driven by Alex Barron

Results of the 1985 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on May 26, 1985. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Cosworth Logo Cosworth is an automotive engineering company founded in London in 1958 specialising in engines for automobile racing. ... Results of the 1986 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on May 30, 1986. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Cosworth Logo Cosworth is an automotive engineering company founded in London in 1958 specialising in engines for automobile racing. ... Results of the 1987 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 24, 1987. ... March Engineering was a Formula One constructor from Britain. ... Cosworth Logo Cosworth is an automotive engineering company founded in London in 1958 specialising in engines for automobile racing. ... Results of the 1988 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on May 30, 1988. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Cosworth Logo Cosworth is an automotive engineering company founded in London in 1958 specialising in engines for automobile racing. ... Results of the 1989 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on May 30, 1989. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Cosworth Logo Cosworth is an automotive engineering company founded in London in 1958 specialising in engines for automobile racing. ... Results of the 1990 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on May 30, 1990. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Chevrolet (IPA: ʃɛv. ... Results of the 1991 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on May 30, 1991. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Chevrolet (IPA: ʃɛv. ... Results of the 1992 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 24, 1992. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... A Ford Cosworth DFV on a Ligier JS11 Cosworth is now two companies, Cosworth Racing and Cosworth Technology; they split in 1998. ... Results of the 1993 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 30, 1993. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... A Ford Cosworth DFV on a Ligier JS11 Cosworth is now two companies, Cosworth Racing and Cosworth Technology; they split in 1998. ... Results of the 1994 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 29, 1994. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Ilmor, originally founded by Mario Illien and Paul Morgan in 1991, is an English independent high-performance autosport engineering company. ... Results of the 1995 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 28, 1995. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... Team Menard was an auto racing team in the Indianapolis 500 and Indy Racing League owned by John Menard. ... Buick is a brand of automobile built in the United States, Canada, and China by General Motors Corporation. ... Results of the 1996 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 26, 1996. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... A Ford Cosworth DFV on a Ligier JS11 Cosworth is now two companies, Cosworth Racing and Cosworth Technology; they split in 1998. ... Results of the 1997 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis, scheduled for Sunday, May 25, delayed for rain until Monday, May 26. ... Panoz G-Force The Panoz Motor Sports Group is an entity made up of the many motorsports holdings of Don Panoz. ... Oldsmobile was a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... Results of the 1998 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 24, 1998. ... Panoz G-Force The Panoz Motor Sports Group is an entity made up of the many motorsports holdings of Don Panoz. ... Oldsmobile was a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... Results of the 1999 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 30, 1999. ... Panoz G-Force The Panoz Motor Sports Group is an entity made up of the many motorsports holdings of Don Panoz. ... Oldsmobile was a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... Results of the 2001 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 27, 2001. ... Panoz G-Force The Panoz Motor Sports Group is an entity made up of the many motorsports holdings of Don Panoz. ... Oldsmobile was a brand of automobile produced for most of its existence by General Motors. ... Results of the 2002 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 26, 2002. ... Panoz G-Force The Panoz Motor Sports Group is an entity made up of the many motorsports holdings of Don Panoz. ... Chevrolet (IPA: ʃɛv. ... Results of the 2003 Indianapolis 500 held at Indianapolis on Sunday, May 25, 2003. ... Panoz G-Force The Panoz Motor Sports Group is an entity made up of the many motorsports holdings of Don Panoz. ... This article is about the multinational corporation. ... Alex Barron (born June 11, 1970) in Menifee, California) is an race car driver in the Indy Racing League. ...

External links

  • Official Website
Preceded by
Emerson Fittipaldi
Indianapolis 500 Winner
1990
Succeeded by
Rick Mears
Preceded by
Buddy Lazier
Indianapolis 500 Winner
1997
Succeeded by
Eddie Cheever

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