Open main menu

Billy Roe (born May 7, 1957 in Indianapolis, Indiana), is a former driver in the Indy Racing League. He raced in the 1997–1998 and 2000–2002 seasons with 16 career starts, including 2 at the Indianapolis 500. His best IRL finish was a 12th place at Nashville Speedway in 2001. In the 1997 Las Vegas Motor Speedway race, he fielded his own car. Prior to racing in the IRL he competed in Toyota Atlantic from 1991 to 1995, however, he never competed in more than 3 races in a single season. He also competed in 2 Indy Lights races in 1992. After racing in the IRL he competed in the 2003 and 2004 seasons of the Infiniti Pro Series, finishing 16th and 10th in points. Billy Roe established Indianapolis Motor Speedway's first official electric car lap record of 106.897 mph on May 7, 2011 - first lap, first time around, in the Brawner Hawk EX-11.

Billy Roe
Roe at the 2015 Indianapolis 500
Born (1957-05-07) May 7, 1957 (age 62)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Indy Racing League IndyCar Series
Years active1997-1998, 2000-2002
TeamsRoe Racing
Team Scandia
Blueprint Racing
Logan Racing
Zali Racing
Best finish21st in 2001
Previous series
Toyota Atlantic
Indy Lights
Indy Pro Series

Indy 500 resultsEdit

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1997 Dallara Oldsmobile 24th 22nd
1998 Dallara Oldsmobile 33rd 30th
2002 G-Force Chevrolet Failed to Qualify

External linksEdit