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1996 Las Vegas 500K

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Date  September 15, 1996
Official name  Las Vegas 500K
1996 Las Vegas 500K

Location  Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Course  Permanent racing facility 1.500 mi / 2.414 km
Distance  208 laps 312.000 mi / 502.115 km
Weather  Dry with temperatures reaching up to 90 °F (32 °C); maximum wind speeds of 20 miles per hour (32 km/h) reported throughout the day

The 1996 Las Vegas 500K was the second round of the 1996-1997 Indy Racing League. The race was held on September 15, 1996, at the 1.500 mi (2.414 km) Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Clark County, Nevada. This race was carried live on ABC, but a slow pace caused by several cautions saw the broadcast run late, and was ultimately cut off before the conclusion of the race.

Failed to qualify ow withdrew

  • Dave Steele R for ABF Motorsports - Took part in the practice sessions, but did not attempt to qualify for the race.
  • References

    1996 Las Vegas 500K Wikipedia