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Team Scandia was a team in the Indy Racing League owned by Andy Evans that fielded a record 7 cars in the 1996 Indianapolis 500. Evans bought the team from Dick Simon during the 1996 season and Simon was listed as the owners of some of Scandia's cars in the 1996 "500". The team tried to achieve a similar feat with five cars in the 1997 Indy 500, but with higher expenses brought by new chassis, the venture was less successful. Later that season, the team captured its only IRL victory with a car driven by Eliseo Salazar at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The team shut down in 1999 due to lack of sponsorship after scaling back heavily from 1998 onwards.

Team Scandia driversEdit

IRL Race ResultsEdit

(key) (Results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Chassis Engine Drivers No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1996 WDW PHX INDY
Lola T95
Lola T94[N 1]
Lola T93[N 2]
Reynard 95I[N 3]
Ford Cosworth   Eliseo Salazar 7 Wth 6
  Fermín Vélez 19
34 21
  Alessandro Zampedri 8 4
  Michel Jourdain, Jr. 22 20 13
  Michele Alboreto 33 4 8 30
  Joe Gosek[N 4] 43 22
  Lyn St. James 90 8 21
  Racin Gardner 25
1996–97 NHA LSV WDW PHX INDY TXS PPIR CLT NHA LSV
Lola T95[N 5]
Reynard 95I[N 6]
Lola T94[N 7]
Dallara IR7
Ford Cosworth[N 5]
Oldsmobile
  Eliseo Salazar 7 9 7 Wth 24 7 12 10 4 1*
  Stéphan Grégoire 8 26
22 8
  Vincenzo Sospiri (R) 8 17 9
22 6 20 2 22
  Michel Jourdain Jr. 2
  Marco Greco 8 4 16 26
  Michele Alboreto 33 3 5
  Fermín Vélez (R) 9 14 10 25
  Jimmy Kite (R) 20 15 23 6
  Affonso Giaffone (R) 34 10
  Alessandro Zampedri 35 12
1998 WDW PHX INDY TXS NHA DOV CLT PPIR ATL TXS LSV
Dallara IR8 Oldsmobile Aurora V8   Jimmy Kite 7 16 18 11 23
  Joe Gosek 29 DNQ
  Billy Roe 33 30
1999 WDW PHX INDY TXS PPIR ATL DOV PPIR LSV TXS
G-Force GF01C Oldsmobile Aurora V8   Jim Guthrie[N 8] 34 DNQ
  1. ^ Used by Alessandro Zampedri, Joe Gosek and Racin Gardner.
  2. ^ Used by Lyn St. James at Walt Disney World
  3. ^ Used by Michele Alboreto at Walt Disney World and Lyn St. James at Phoenix.
  4. ^ Switched from Tempero-Giuffre Racing (car #15) during practice for the Indy 500.
  5. ^ a b Used in the 1996 races.
  6. ^ Used by Michele Alboreto.
  7. ^ Used by Affonso Giaffone.
  8. ^ In conjunction with Coulson Racing.

IndyCar winEdit

# Season Date Sanction Track / Race No. Winning Driver Chassis Engine Tire Grid Laps Led
1 1996-97 October 11 IRL Las Vegas Motor Speedway (O) 7   Eliseo Salazar Dallara IR7 Oldsmobile Aurora V8 Goodyear 5 70