Phil Giebler

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Philip Giebler
Indy500 PhilGeibler.JPG
Phil Giebler in 2014
Nationality American
Born (1979-03-05) March 5, 1979 (age 36)
Oxnard, California
Indy Pro Series
Years active 2004-2007
Teams Playa Del Racing
Vision Racing
Guthrie Racing
Kenn Hardley Racing
AFS Racing
Starts 19
Wins 1
Poles 0
Best finish 9th in 2004
Previous series
2003
2005-2006
Formula 3000
A1 Grand Prix
Awards
2007 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year

Philip Giebler (born March 5, 1979 in Oxnard, California) is an American race car driver.

Giebler was considered a top American prospect with an opportunity to race in Formula One early in his career. Following years in various Formula Three ranks, Giebler ran in Formula 3000 in 2003 half the season putting up a number of good results. He returned stateside in 2004 running in the Infiniti Pro Series and Toyota Atlantic, capturing a win in his IPS debut at Homestead-Miami Speedway, before being named as one of A1 Grand Prix A1 Team USA's drivers. He competed in the 2005-2006 season, and the early part of the 2006-2007 season before being replaced by Jonathan Summerton.

Driving for Playa Del Racing, he qualified for the last starting position and was one of two rookie drivers to race in the 2007 Indianapolis 500, but crashed and finished 29th. He was the recipient of the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award for 2007. For 2008, he unsuccessfully attempted to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 with the same team, now known as American Dream Motorsports.

Racing record[edit]

Complete International Formula 3000 results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap.)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2003 Den Blå Avis IMO CAT
Ret
A1R
8
MON
Ret
NUR
9
MAG
DNS
SIL HOC HUN MNZ 17th 1

American open–wheel racing results[edit]

(key)

Indy Lights[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
2004 Keith Duesenberg Racing HMS
1
PHX
7
INDY
5
KAN NSH MIL MIS
5
KTY
10
PPIR
8
CHI FON
3
TXS 9th 215
2005 Vision Racing HMS PHX STP INDY TXS IMS NSH MIL KTY PPIR SNM CHI WGL
6
FON 22nd 28
2006 Guthrie Racing HMS STP1 STP2 INDY
16
21st 75
Kenn Hardley Racing WGL
3
AFS Racing IMS
7
NSH MIL KTY SNM1 SNM2 CHI
2007 Playa Del Racing HMS STP1
24
STP2
7
INDY MIL IMS1
12
IMS2
15
IOW WGL1
4
WGL2
4
NSH MDO KTY SNM1
14
SNM2
12
CHI 20th 163

Atlantic Championship[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rank Points
2005 Condor Motorsports LBH MTY POR1 POR2 CLE1 CLE2 TOR EDM SJO
8
DEN ROA MTL 20th 15
2006 Gelles Racing LBH HOU MTY POR CLE1 CLE2 TOR EDM SJO
11
DEN MTL ROA 33rd 10

Indianapolis 500[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Team
2007 Panoz Honda 33 29 Playa Del Racing
2008 Panoz Honda DNQ American Dream Motorsports

Complete A1 Grand Prix results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2005–06 USA GBR
SPR
GBR
FEA
GER
SPR
GER
FEA
POR
SPR
POR
FEA
AUS
SPR
AUS
FEA
MYS
SPR
MYS
FEA
UAE
SPR

13
UAE
FEA

Ret
RSA
SPR

13
RSA
FEA

Ret
IDN
SPR

15
IDN
FEA

9
MEX
SPR
MEX
FEA
USA
SPR
USA
FEA
CHN
SPR

14
CHN
FEA

10
16th 23
2006–07 NED
SPR

7
NED
FEA

2
CZE
SPR

6
CZE
FEA

17
BEI
SPR

11
BEI
FEA

Ret
MYS
SPR

9
MYS
FEA

6
IDN
SPR

4
IDN
FEA

9
NZL
SPR
NZL
FEA
AUS
SPR

8
AUS
FEA

8
RSA
SPR
RSA
FEA
MEX
SPR
MEX
FEA
SHA
SPR
SHA
FEA
GBR
SPR
GBR
SPR
9th 42

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Marco Andretti
Indianapolis 500
Rookie of the Year

2007
Succeeded by
Ryan Hunter-Reay