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2001 Indy Racing League Statistics
(After 3 of 13 races)

May 2, 2001

Northern Light Cup point standings
1. Sam Hornish Jr. 136
2. Eliseo Salazar 105
3. Scott Sharp 96
4. Jeff Ward 82
5. Felipe Giaffone (R) 80
6. Buddy Lazier 73
7. Sarah Fisher 72
8. Buzz Calkins 71
9. Greg Ray 69
10. Billy Boat 63
11. Shigeaki Hattori 56
12. Robby McGehee 51
13. Airton Dar=E9 49
14. Al Unser Jr. 48
15. Davey Hamilton 41
16. Didier Andr=E9 (R) 40
17. Eddie Cheever Jr. 39
18. Casey Mears (R) 36
Stan Wattles 36
20. Mark Dismore 35
Robbie Buhl 35
22. Brandon Erwin (R) 32
Stephan Gregoire 32
24. Jeret Schroeder 31
25. Jon Herb (R) 19
26. Tyce Carlson 15
27. Helio Castroneves 12
John Hollansworth Jr. 12
29. Cory Witherill (R) 8
30. Gil de Ferran 6
31. Jack Miller 5
(R) -- Series rookie

Season entrant point leaders
1. Panther Racing (#4) 136
2. A.J. Foyt Enterprises (#14) 105
3. Kelley Racing (#8) 96
4. Heritage Motorsports (#35) 82
5. Treadway-Hubbard Racing (#21) 80

Rookie of the Year point leaders
1. Felipe Giaffone 80
2. Didier Andr=E9 40
3. Casey Mears 36
4. Brandon Erwin 32
5. Jon Herb 19

Money leaders
1. Sam Hornish Jr. $317,300
2. Eliseo Salazar $209,100
3. Scott Sharp $194,700
4. Greg Ray $192,750
5. Jeff Ward $167,150

Laps completed leaders (600 possible)
1. Sam Hornish Jr. 599
Eliseo Salazar 599
3. Scott Sharp 598
4. Jeff Ward 597
5. Buzz Calkins 590

Laps led leaders
1. Sam Hornish Jr. 282
2. Greg Ray 227
3. Jeff Ward 50
4. Eliseo Salazar 16
5. Stephan Gregoire 9

Race winners
1. Sam Hornish Jr. 2
2. Greg Ray 1

MBNA Pole winners
1. Greg Ray 2
Jeff Ward 1

Wins by chassis
1. Dallara 3

Wins by engine
1. Oldsmobile 3

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