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  Historic Grand Prix
This year’s honoree, Chris Locke of San Francisco, CA, who drives a Lotus 77, received an original painting commissioned by KONI from noted artist Roger M. Cortani.
Racing legend Bobby Rahal presented Locke with the award, and two-time Indy 500 winner Arie Luyendyk also was in attendance.
The KONI Heritage Award was created to honor participants within the Historic Grand Prix (HGP) series and is given each year to the “competitor who most clearly embodies the spirit and heritage of the era,” including vehicle livery, team uniforms and helmet graphics.
www.historicgrandprix.com /KoniHeritageAward.htm   (512 words)

  Arie Luyendyk
Arie Luyendyk, originally Arie Luijendijk (born September 21, 1953) is a Dutch auto racing driver, twice winner of the Indy 500.
Born in Sommelsdijk[?], Luyendyk started racing in the early 1970s, winning a number of Dutch national titles.
Luyendyk conitued to perform well at Indy, scoring pole positions and was forced to retire from the race in a leading position on three occasions.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ar/Arie_Luyendyk.html   (195 words)

 Arie Luyendyk
Arie Luyendyk is well known by those who follow auto racing, and especially Formula I or Indy Car racing.
Luyendyk was born in Sommelsdijk, The Netherlands, on September 21, 1953.
In individual races, Luyendyk also was the 1977 winner of the Texas Motor Speedway IRL Race, and in 1998 he was the winner of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway IRL Race.
www.nnp.org /nni/Publications/Dutch-American/luyendyk.html   (512 words)

 Arie Returns to Indy
Among the records that Arie Luyendyk holds at Indianapolis are the fastest four lap qualifying speed in history at 236.986 mph.
Luyendyk has been associated with the Treadway Racing team since 1996, and team owner Fred Treadway made it clear when Arie retired that if he ever wanted to return, there would be a place for him.
Arie Luyendyk began his racing career in Formula Vee in 1972 and moved to Formula Ford and a championship in the Dutch Formula Ford series in 1973.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/irl/57537/1   (465 words)

 Arie Luyendyk, Emerson Fittipaldi - 1990 "Indianapolis 500"
Given the hero's reception that Luyendyk received, during the two weeks of activity, for the 83rd "Indianapolis 500," it's easy to forget how strange it seemed, in 1990, for Arie Luyendyk to win the "greatest spectacle in racing." The 1990 "500" was Arie's first Indy car win.
Luyendyk, consistently among the fastest drivers, in practice, qualified at 223.304 mph, to grab the outside front row starting spot, next to Fittipaldi and Rick Mears, at 224.215 mph.
Arie must feel a lot of pride that he holds the official one lap record (237.4498 mph), the official four lap record (236.986) and the record for 500 miles.
www.bjwor.com /ariein90.html   (1135 words)

 Arie Luyendyk Biography
Dutch Indy Car driver Arie Luyendyk is best known for his sensational 1990 and 1997 Indianapolis 500 victories, but throughout his distinguished career he has experienced success in many different forms of racing.
Arie Luyendyk won the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1989, co-driving a Nissan GTP ZXT with Geoff Brabham and Chip Robinson and backed up his sports car racing credentials with a popular victory in the 1998 24 Hours of Daytona, sharing the winning MOMO Ferrari 333SP with Dr. Gianpiero Moretti, Didier Theys and Mauro Baldi.
Arie actually began his racing career at a driving school in Holland and showed an immediate natural ability to go fast.
www.autographedtoyou.com /Arie-Luyendyk-Biography.htm   (182 words)

 IRL Driver Biography: Arie Luyendyk
Luyendyk has been a regular in the Indy "500" since 1985, when he was named Rookie of the Year.
Luyendyk made his debut in the PPG Cup in 1994, at Elkhart Lake, finishing eighth.
Luyendyk was born September 21, 1953, in Rosmalen, Holland.
www.theautochannel.com /news/events/indy500_97/bios/aluyendyk.html   (442 words)

 rpm.espn.com: Luyendyk not cleared to race
Luyendyk did not rule out a return to the cockpit for next year's race, when he could compete with his 21-year-old son, Arie Luyendyk Jr., who drives in the Infiniti Pro Series.
Luyendyk was released from a hospital several hours after the crash, and was cleared to drive Saturday by speedway medical director Dr. Henry Bock.
Luyendyk, who came to the United States from the Netherlands in 1980 and began racing Indy cars in 1985, also won poles in 1993, 1997 and 1999.
espn.go.com /rpm/irl/2003/0514/1553662.html   (681 words)

 CNN/SI - Indy Racing League - Two-time Indianapolis 500 to run one more race - Friday November 20, 1998 06:55 PM
Luyendyk went through a frustrating 1998 season during which he was often uncompetitive and didn't win until the last race, in Las Vegas.
Luyendyk said the timing is right for his decision, saying he wanted to help his 17-year-old son, Arie Jr., with his racing.
Luyendyk was easily the biggest name to remain with the new series when the established teams of CART chose to boycott the IRL.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /motorsports/news/1998/11/20/arie_retiring   (686 words)

 Arie Luyendyk's 14 Indianapolis 500 races
Luyendyk's spin in the fourth turn on Lap 195 set up the dash to the restart on which Bobby Rahal rocketed past Kevin Cogan for the victory.
Luyendyk moved to seventh on the first lap, but the rest of his day was fraught with trouble.
Luyendyk, driving the same car with which he'd won a year earlier, lost two gears and finally the clutch while leaving the pits.
www.jsonline.com /sports/race/may99/year52999.asp   (562 words)

 Arie Luyendyk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Success continued to elude him until he moved to the United States in 1984, where he immediately won the Super Vee championship.
With a to-date record average speed of 185.981 mph (299.307 km/h), Luyendyk won the 1990 Indianapolis 500 for Shierson Racing.
In 1996, he set the qualifying lap record at 237.498 mph, although he did not start on the pole since he qualified on the second day of time trials.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arie_Luyendyk   (313 words)

 Arie Luyendyk's Last Ride in Indy 500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Then, Arie Luyendyk will finish his short walk to a long day of racing, outwardly calm and with both eyes focused on the prize he wants one last time.
Luyendyk punctuates the end of his sentence with the subtle, pencil-thin smile the entire Indy crowd has come to know so well since he first walked into the Indianapolis speedway in 1985 as a relatively unknown road-racer from the Netherlands.
Though Luyendyk is the antithesis of the all-American, oval-track racer at center stage of the Indy Racing League's proclaimed vision, the fans have voted him the most popular driver on the IRL circuit the past two years.
psj.franklincollege.edu /miller/ariesride.html   (1139 words)

 Final turn: Luyendyk never imagined competing in race
The highlight of Luyendyk's 1985 season, as it would be for just about any rookie driver, was the Indianapolis 500, at which Luyendyk finished seventh in the race, top in the class of six rookies in just his third Indy-car start.
Luyendyk's first Indy victory guaranteed him a place in history but neither it nor his superior understanding of the car could assure him of a future in Indy-car racing.
Luyendyk might have hung up his helmet earlier -- and could have gone out on top following his victory in the season finale in Las Vegas last fall -- but felt he owed it to Treadway, his sponsors and his fans to provide closure in the race that gave him his place in the sport.
www.jsonline.com /sports/race/may99/arie52999.asp   (2159 words)

 Arie Luyendyk - 1997 "Indianapolis 500"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Arie holds the current official one lap (237.498), four lap (236.986) and 200 lap (185.981) records at the Speedway.
As I wrote, in another page, on this website, Luyendyk and Tony Stewart had one of their classic competitions, during "500" Pole day 1997, with Arie coming out on top.
Arie has moved from the driver's seat to the broadcast booth and Tony has gone to NASCAR, but they were fun while they lasted though.
www.bjwor.com /ariepp97.html   (158 words)

 USATODAY.com - Luyendyk rediscovers drive after two years away   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Arie Luyendyk has come out of retirement to attempt a third Indy 500 victory.
INDIANAPOLIS — Arie Luyendyk is in the same boat as Mario Lemieux, Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley.
Scott Goodyear, Luyendyk's teammate as a rookie in 1990 and when they finished 1-2 in 1997, called Luyendyk a day after he announced in December his decision to return.
www.usatoday.com /sports/motor/indy500/special-luyendyk.htm   (942 words)

 86th Indy 500 press conference with Arie Luyendyk
LUYENDYK: I've always enjoyed starting as the front as possible because starting in the last couple of rows, you get behind some many cars that the turbulence is unbelievable the first few laps.
LUYENDYK: A lot is being made of young drivers and rookies, but the young drivers these days have been around for so long because they started racing go-karts when they were 8 and 9 and 10.
LUYENDYK: The very first time I got into the car like I did this year and again last year, after the first day, I'm pretty stiff here and there in my neck and arms.
www.orlandofloridaguide.com /sports/irl/2002/arie2.htm   (2102 words)

 No comeback this year for Arie Luyendyk Sr. | www.azstarnet.com ®
The elder Luyendyk was the Indy rookie of the year in 1985.
He won the race in 1990 and 1997 and still holds track records for the fastest lap in practice (239.620 mph); the fastest speeds in qualifications (237.498 mph for one lap and 236.986 mph for four laps); the fastest average speed in the race (185.981 mph in 1990); and the most career winnings ($6,110,859).
The elder Luyendyk, who retired the first time in 1999 and worked as a TV analyst for ABC the next year, made a comeback at Indy in 2001 and 2002.
www.azstarnet.com /sn/printDS/127543   (918 words)

 Arie Luyendyk Jr. Teleconference Transcript -- March 18 :: IndyCar® Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Arie drives the No. 5 Dallara/Infiniti/Firestone fielded by Sinden Racing Service and is the son of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk.
Q: Arie, I was talking to your dad last week, he was telling me how you went over to visit your grandfather in Holland, and he put you in a Formula 2000 car for the first time when you were about 14½.
Luyendyk Jr.: Well, my grandfather has been a great supporter of my racing, and when I was younger I was nagging him to get into the race car because he actually restores older Formula Fords and Formula Vees.
www.indycar.com /news/story.php?story_id=1040   (2622 words)

 Indy Car Indy Car, Arie Luyendyk, Arie Luyendyk Jr., Felipe Giaffone, AUTO RACING - CBS SportsLine.com
The elder Luyendyk was listed third, but he was convinced that he had won and charged into the Victory Lane celebration, where Foyt struck him twice in the back of the head.
Luyendyk was later declared the winner after race officials determined that a computerized scoring system had malfunctioned, and Foyt apologized for the attack.
Luyendyk made it onto the track again just before the qualifications ended, but couldn't bump his way back into the field.
cbs.sportsline.com /autoracing/story/8495449   (592 words)

 Arie Luyendyk Posters
Arie Luyendyk (1953 -) was born in Sommelsdyk, Holland.
Arie won the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1989 and backed up his sports car racing credentials with a popular victory in the 1998 24 Hours of Daytona.
Arie's pace of 185.981 mph was the fastest winning average speed in Indianapolis 500 history.
www.aaron-sports-posters.com /arie-luyendyk.html   (241 words)

 madison.com | archives: Another Arie At Indianapolis

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Will Make His First Start Sunday As A Rookie ...

Luyendyk, who logged nine laps on the track prior to qualifying, has competed in two IndyCar Pro Series events this season and has 41 career starts in the Pro Series, the feeder series for the IRL.
His father, two-time Indy 500 champion Arie Luyendyk, has compiled a team that includes the chief mechanic and chief engineer from his race-winning campaign in 1997, and Arie Jr.
Luyendyk was born in the Netherlands, lived in Brookfield for a brief time during his childhood and currently resides in Scottsdale, Ariz. He sells real estate and has also worked as a model with Ford Modeling agency.
www.madison.com /archives/read.php?ref=/tct/2006/05/22/0605220238.php   (787 words)

 USATODAY.com - Luyendyk nixes notion of Indy return   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Luyendyk, a two-time Indy winner, is now content running his own race team and trying to raise money to enable his 24-year-old son to compete full-time in the IndyCar Series.
That's one reason Luyendyk, 52, won't join the other racing graybeards in their return to the Brickyard.
Arie Sr., who retired the first time in 1999 and worked as a TV analyst for ABC the next year, made a comeback at Indy in 2001 and 2002.
www.usatoday.com /sports/motor/irl/indy500/2006-05-02-luyendyk_x.htm   (700 words)

 Arie Luyendyk, IRL, Interviews, ASAPSports FastScripts, Quotes, Transcript   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
ARIE LUYENDYK: I think because the field is so close and so tight, it's always more important to be up front.
ARIE LUYENDYK: First he has to become American, which is something that could happen soon, just for several reasons.
But if something were to happen, they could deport him back to Holland, he could never come back to the States, which would kind of be a joke because he really is American in a way.
www.asapsports.com /autoracing/2002irl/050902AL.html   (3676 words)

 Arie Luyendyk - WOI Encyclopedia Italia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
His first win in the series came five years later in 1990, but it was the most important race of the series: With a record average speed, Luyendyk won the Indy 500.
Luyendyk continued to perform well at Indy, scoring pole positions and retiring from the race while leading on three occasions.
His son, Arie Jr., is currently also a racer.
www.wheelsofitaly.com /wiki/index.php/Arie_Luyendyk   (219 words)

 Race By Race - Fontana 1997 - Arie Luyendyk's Big Weekend
This time he hit with a force that registered as 88 g, giving him a mild concussion that was sufficient to ground him for the rest of the weekend.
Arie is no stranger to the speeds at the California Speedway - while he currently races in the Indy Racing League, he's a two-time Indy 500 winner, including in 1997, and previous holder of the fastest lap record.
With nothing to lose at the back of the field, Arie dropped into the pits to top up with fuel, but there was a scary moment when a methanol spill burned the refueling man.
www.racebyrace.com /gallery1997/fontana1997arie.htm   (421 words)

 IRL: Q&A: Arie Luyendyk Jr., motorsport news, results, features, teams, drivers, updates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Arie is just 22 years old but is already running in his third season in the Menard Infiniti Pro Series.
Arie, I know you are itching to make the jump into the IndyCar Series after running strongly for two-plus seasons here in the Pro Series, but you're still only 22.
Your dad [two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk] had a tremendous career in the race car.
www.crash.net /feature_view~t~Q-A--Arie-Luyendyk-Jr-~cid~12~id~5296.htm   (1155 words)

 Barrett-Jackson Announces Sponsorship Of Arie Luyendyk's Return To The Indy 500   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Scottsdale, AZ - Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has announced that it will be a sponsor for Arie Luyendyk's return to the Brickyard for the Indy 500.
Luyendyk and auction company president, Craig Jackson, made the announcement during the recent Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction.
Luyendyk, who won the Indy 500 in 1990 and 1997, will come out of his self-imposed retirement to drive one of the Treadway-Hubbard Racing Team entries.
www.barrett-jackson.com /about/pressreleases/luyendyk.asp   (190 words)

 Aaron Fike, Ron Hemelgarn, Arie Luyendyk, Jr., IRL, Interviews, ASAPSports FastScripts, Quotes, Transcript   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
ARIE LUYENDYK, JR.: I think it's a great track, especially for a one-mile, just because I think there's so many passing opportunities because if your car is pushing, you have to enter the corner high.
ARIE LUYENDYK, JR.: I think as far as the two tracks, St. Louis is a bit less of a momentum track.
ARIE LUYENDYK, JR.: I think the depth of the field is much better than last year.
www.asapsports.com /autoracing/2003irl/061403AF.html   (1710 words)

Luyendyk has joined Triton Realty Motorsports of Scottsdale, Arizona and will compete in the ROUSH prepared #92 Ford Taurus.
In a perfect world, Luyendyk would split his time between NASCAR and open wheel racing.
Plans for Luyendyk and Triton Realty Motorsports in NASCAR for 2002 are to compete in the entire Winston West series and several Bush events as well as select Winston Cup events later in the year.
www.racingwest.com /news/story.php3/2950/index.htm   (132 words)

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