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May 28, 1999 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scott Goodyear's bust isn't on the Borg-Warner Trophy with the winners of the 82 Indianapolis 500s, but as far as the Canadian driver is concerned, he is already a winner. "I absolutely won in 1995, the year I had problems with the pace car," he said Thursday during final shakedowns for Sunday's 83rd 500. "Look at the tapes and you'll see the real problem. The pace car driver was going far too slow." In 1992, Goodyear lost by the narrowest margin in Indy history, 0.
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June 13, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Scott Goodyear outlasted several mid-race challenges by local favorite Greg Ray, then pulled away after a late caution to win the IRL's Longhorn 500 Saturday night at Fort Worth. It was a vindicating performance by Goodyear, who was 27th in the Indy 500. Goodyear, who had an average speed of 151.177 mph, took the season points lead. For Ray, a native of nearby Plano, it was another disappointing second at the Texas Motor Speedway. He finished to Billy Boat last year.
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August 3, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Scott Goodyear, who came within six feet of being a surprise winner of the Indianapolis 500--losing to Al Unser Jr. in the closest finish in Indy history--raced to his first Indy-car victory in the Marlboro 500 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. Goodyear won an all-Canadian late-race run with Paul Tracy, taking the lead for good with 19 laps to go on a spectacular restart after the fifth and final caution flag of the race.
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May 28, 1999 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scott Goodyear's bust isn't on the Borg-Warner Trophy with the winners of the 82 Indianapolis 500s, but as far as the Canadian driver is concerned, he is already a winner. "I absolutely won in 1995, the year I had problems with the pace car," he said Thursday during final shakedowns for Sunday's 83rd 500. "Look at the tapes and you'll see the real problem. The pace car driver was going far too slow." In 1992, Goodyear lost by the narrowest margin in Indy history, 0.
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June 3, 1995
According to Indy 500 driver Scott Goodyear, "Everybody in the world knows who won this race." Jacques Villeneuve, assessed a two-lap penalty for a yellow-flag violation, regroups, overcomes a few more mistakes and wins the race. Mr. Goodyear, on the other hand, is assessed a stop-and-go for virtually the same offense as that of Mr. Villeneuve, refuses to acknowledge it and then whines his head off about the unfairness of it all. I don't know about everybody else in the world, but I certainly had no trouble discerning winners and losers in this situation.
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May 28, 1997 | JIM MURRAY
Well, let's go Dutch. It was a Dutch Treat, after all. The pride of Rosmalen, Holland, to say nothing of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague--the most prominent Dutchman since the guy who put his finger in the dike, Arie Luyendyk, won his second Indianapolis 500 Tuesday. He drove a Rembrandt of a race, you might say--brilliant lighting, shading, to say nothing of cornering, bursting out of restarts. He beat the best drivers Tony George can find.
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May 25, 1995 | SHAV GLICK
When Scott Goodyear qualified on the front row for the Indy 500 with a Honda engine one year after Bobby Rahal abandoned the engine to make the 1994 race, it raised eyebrows among Indy veterans. "If Rahal couldn't make the Honda work, how come it's going so fast for [Tasman team owner] Steve Horne and his drivers?" they asked. The answer is that the HRH engine is very different.
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May 23, 1997 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The common conception that "all the good drivers are in CART" doesn't do justice to some of those who choose to race in the fledgling Indy Racing League. Michael Andretti, Al Unser Jr. and Bobby Rahal are in St. Louis for the Motorola 300 instead of here for Sunday's 81st Indianapolis 500. But in IRL starters such as Arie Luyendyk, a former Indy 500 winner; Scott Goodyear, a near winner of the 500; and Tony Stewart, a probable winner in the future, there is a definite star quality.
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May 25, 1994 | SHAV GLICK
Davy Jones got his race car back Tuesday, but the reprieve might be temporary. Jones had been moved out of his Lola-Ford Monday by owner Kenny Bernstein, who wanted Scott Goodyear, his team's lead driver, to drive it. Goodyear's similar car had been bumped from the field Sunday by rookie Marco Greco. Bernstein learned Tuesday, though, that if he made that switch, Mark Smith would move up to first alternate and Jones would be listed as second alternate.
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June 13, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Scott Goodyear outlasted several mid-race challenges by local favorite Greg Ray, then pulled away after a late caution to win the IRL's Longhorn 500 Saturday night at Fort Worth. It was a vindicating performance by Goodyear, who was 27th in the Indy 500. Goodyear, who had an average speed of 151.177 mph, took the season points lead. For Ray, a native of nearby Plano, it was another disappointing second at the Texas Motor Speedway. He finished to Billy Boat last year.
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May 28, 1997 | JIM MURRAY
Well, let's go Dutch. It was a Dutch Treat, after all. The pride of Rosmalen, Holland, to say nothing of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague--the most prominent Dutchman since the guy who put his finger in the dike, Arie Luyendyk, won his second Indianapolis 500 Tuesday. He drove a Rembrandt of a race, you might say--brilliant lighting, shading, to say nothing of cornering, bursting out of restarts. He beat the best drivers Tony George can find.
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May 25, 1997
These are the starting positions, by row, for the 81st Indianapolis 500 to be run today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race will be televised by Channel 7 beginning at 8 a.m. ROW 1 POSITION 1 Arie Luyendyk (1) Wavephore/Sprint PCS/Miller Lite/Provimi G Force/Aurora/Firestone 218.263 mph POSITION 2 Tony Stewart Glidden/Menards/Special G Force/Aurora/Firestone 218.021 mph POSITION 3 Vincenzo Sospiri* Old Navy Scandia Alta Xcel Dallara/Aurora/Goodyear 216.
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May 23, 1997 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The common conception that "all the good drivers are in CART" doesn't do justice to some of those who choose to race in the fledgling Indy Racing League. Michael Andretti, Al Unser Jr. and Bobby Rahal are in St. Louis for the Motorola 300 instead of here for Sunday's 81st Indianapolis 500. But in IRL starters such as Arie Luyendyk, a former Indy 500 winner; Scott Goodyear, a near winner of the 500; and Tony Stewart, a probable winner in the future, there is a definite star quality.
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June 3, 1995
According to Indy 500 driver Scott Goodyear, "Everybody in the world knows who won this race." Jacques Villeneuve, assessed a two-lap penalty for a yellow-flag violation, regroups, overcomes a few more mistakes and wins the race. Mr. Goodyear, on the other hand, is assessed a stop-and-go for virtually the same offense as that of Mr. Villeneuve, refuses to acknowledge it and then whines his head off about the unfairness of it all. I don't know about everybody else in the world, but I certainly had no trouble discerning winners and losers in this situation.
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May 29, 1995 | MIKE KUPPER, TIMES ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
First, there were two happy Canadians as Sunday's Indianapolis 500 drew to a close. Scott Goodyear was going to win and Jacques Villeneuve, after an uphill battle, was going to finish second. Then Goodyear passed one car too many, and suddenly, in the wave of a black flag, there were an ecstatic Villeneuve and a shattered Goodyear, trying to understand what had happened to him.
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May 25, 1995 | SHAV GLICK
When Scott Goodyear qualified on the front row for the Indy 500 with a Honda engine one year after Bobby Rahal abandoned the engine to make the 1994 race, it raised eyebrows among Indy veterans. "If Rahal couldn't make the Honda work, how come it's going so fast for [Tasman team owner] Steve Horne and his drivers?" they asked. The answer is that the HRH engine is very different.
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May 25, 1992 | MIKE KUPPER, TIMES ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
No one has won the Indianapolis 500 after starting last. In 1980, Tom Sneva started last and finished second. Scott Goodyear started last and finished second here Sunday by 0.043 seconds, and even though he didn't win, he one-upped Sneva. He did it in a car he hadn't even qualified for the race field.
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May 25, 1997
These are the starting positions, by row, for the 81st Indianapolis 500 to be run today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race will be televised by Channel 7 beginning at 8 a.m. ROW 1 POSITION 1 Arie Luyendyk (1) Wavephore/Sprint PCS/Miller Lite/Provimi G Force/Aurora/Firestone 218.263 mph POSITION 2 Tony Stewart Glidden/Menards/Special G Force/Aurora/Firestone 218.021 mph POSITION 3 Vincenzo Sospiri* Old Navy Scandia Alta Xcel Dallara/Aurora/Goodyear 216.
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August 1, 1994 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of racing's oldest adages, "To finish first, first you have to finish," never proved truer than Sunday in the Marlboro 500. It didn't pay to take the lead at Michigan International Speedway, Indy cars' fastest track. First, pole-sitter Nigel Mansell, then Michael Andretti and finally, in the dying stages of the 500-mile race, Raul Boesel and Al Unser Jr., lost the lead.
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May 25, 1994 | SHAV GLICK
Davy Jones got his race car back Tuesday, but the reprieve might be temporary. Jones had been moved out of his Lola-Ford Monday by owner Kenny Bernstein, who wanted Scott Goodyear, his team's lead driver, to drive it. Goodyear's similar car had been bumped from the field Sunday by rookie Marco Greco. Bernstein learned Tuesday, though, that if he made that switch, Mark Smith would move up to first alternate and Jones would be listed as second alternate.
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