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The 1996 Las Vegas 500K was the second round of the 1996-97 Indy Racing League season. It was broadcast live on ABC but had to be cut short. The event was won by American Richie Hearn. The end of the race saw Mike Groff lead the standings, followed by Michele Alboreto in second and Buzz Calkins in third. Hearn was fifth in the standings.

Qualifying Edit

Pos No Country Driver Best MPH
1 5 NED Arie Luyendyk 226.491
2 2 USA Tony Stewart 224.225
3 50 USA Robby Gordon 223.371
4 91 USA Buddy Lazier 222.938
5 14 USA Davey Hamilton 222.818
6 10 USA Mike Groff 222.359
7 1 USA Scott Sharp 222.332
8 4 USA Richie Hearn 221.511
9 21 COL Roberto Guerrero 220.678
10 3 USA Mark Dismore 219.718
11 6 USA Johnny O'Connell 219.646
12 18 USA John Paul Jr. 219.477
13 7 CHI Eliseo Salazar 217.672
14 28 USA Tyce Carlson 217.496
15 54 USA Robbie Buhl 216.285
16 12 USA Buzz Calkins 215.991
17 16 USA Johnny Parsons 215.853
18 33 ITA Michele Alboreto 215.139
19 27 USA Jim Guthrie 214.968
20 64 USA Johnny Unser 213.624
21 30 USA Stan Wattles 213.161
22 22 MEX Michel Jourdain Jr. 212.615
23 34 BRA Affonso Giaffone 211.243
24 40 BRA Marco Greco 210.190
25 8 FRA Stephan Gregoire 209.978
26 9 AUS Brad Murphey 205.958
27 51 USA Eddie Cheever 192.836
28 15 CHI Juan Carlos Carbonell 181.208

Race Edit

Pos No Country Driver Team Time Laps Led Points
1 4 USA Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports 1:36:57.912 90 36
2 22 MEX Michel Jourdain Jr. Team Scandia +1.693 0 33
3 10 USA Mike Groff Byrd-Cunningham Racing +1 lap 0 32
4 21 COL Roberto Guerrero Pagan Racing +2 laps 0 31
5 33 ITA Michele Alboreto Team Scandia +3 laps 0 30
6 12 USA Buzz Calkins Bradley Motosports +3 laps 0 29
7 7 CHI Eliseo Salazar Team Scandia +4 laps 0 28
8 54 USA Robbie Buhl Beck Motorsports +5 laps 0 27
9 40 BRA Marco Greco Team Scandia-Arizona +9 laps 0 26
10 34 BRA Affonse Giaffone Team Scandia +10 laps 0 25
11 14 USA Davey Hamilton A.J. Foyt Enterprises +13 laps 0 24
12 6 USA Johnny O'Connell Treadway Racing +17 laps 3 23
13 27 USA Jim Guthrie Blueprint Racing +18 laps 0 22
14 50 USA Robby Gordon Walker Racing +21 laps 60 21
15 18 USA John Paul Jr. PDM Racing +30 laps 22 20
16 1 USA Scott Sharp A.J. Foyt Enterprises +32 laps 0 19
17 3 USA Mark Dismore Team Menard +51 laps 0 18
18 30 USA Stan Wattles McCormack Motorsports +81 laps 0 17
19 15 CHI Juan Carlos Carbonell Tempero/Giuffre Racing +88 laps 0 16
20 5 NED Arie Luyendyk Treadway Racing +94 laps 25 15
21 2 USA Tony Stewart Team Menard +123 laps 0 14
22 64 USA Johnny Unser Project Indy +133 laps 0 13
23 28 USA Tyce Carlson PDM Racing +147 laps 0 12
24 91 USA Buddy Lazier Hemelgarn Racing +165 laps 0 11
25 51 USA Eddie Cheever Team Cheever +173 laps 0 10
26 8 FRA Stephan Gregoire Team Scandia +173 laps 0 9
27 9 AUS Brad Murphey Hemelgarn Racing +174 laps 0 8
28 16 USA Johnny Parsons Blueprint Racing +193 laps 0 7

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