Randy Lewis (racing driver)

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John Ranson Lewis III (born July 18, 1945 in Charlotte, North Carolina), better known as Randy Lewis is a five-time starter of the Indianapolis 500 USA automobile race. His best starting position was 11th in 1988 and 1989. His best finish was 14th in 1990 and 1991. His last race at Indy was the 1991 Indianapolis 500. In his 81 CART starts his best finish was an 8th in 1987. He started his career in Formula Three in Europe and gradually moved up to the Formula 5000, then the Can-Am series.[1]

Motorsports career results[edit]

American open–wheel results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)

CART/Indy Car[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Rank Points
1983 Sequential Circuits/AGFA ATL IND MIL CLE MIS1 ROA POC RIV MDO MIS2 LVG LAG
13
PHX 37th 0
1984 Machinists Union Racing LBG PHX1 IND MIL POR MEA
DNQ
CLE
26
MIS1 ROA
DNQ
POC MDO SAN MIS2 PHX2 52nd 0
Wysard Motor Co. LAG
19
LVG
23
1986 Buckner Racing PHX LBG
10
IND MIL POR MEA
10
CLE
20
TOR
11
MIS POC MDO
15
SAN MCH ROA
24
LAG
18
PHX MIA
14
25th 8
1987 Leader Card Racing LBG
8
PHX
19
IND
32
MIL
19
POR
8
MEA
23
CLE
12
TOR
9
MIS
15
POC
16
ROA
13
MDO
22
NAZ
DNQ
LAG
19
MIA
19
21st 15
1988 Leader Card Racing PHX
17
LBG
21
IND
15
MIL
21
POR
22
CLE
21
TOR
21
MEA
13
MIS
14
POC
20
MDO
21
ROA
9
NAZ LAG
15
MIA
10
29th 7
1989 Dick Simon Racing PHX
13
LBG
15
IND
29
MIL
15
DET
16
POR
16
CLE
23
MEA
16
TOR
15
MIS
27
POC
18
MDO
17
ROA
14
NAZ LAG
16
35th 0
1990 Arciero Racing PHX
21
LBG
22
IND
14
MIL
14
DET
12
POR
16
CLE
21
MEA
22
TOR
17
MIS
12
DEN
16
VAN
17
MDO
28
ROA
21
NAZ
20
LAG
22
28th 2
1991 Dale Coyne Racing SUR
13
LBG
15
PHX
19
IND
14
MIL DET POR CLE MEA
14
TOR
12
MIS
16
DEN
17
VAN MDO
15
ROA
22
NAZ LAG
26
29th 1

Series Summary

Years Teams Starts Points Poles Wins Podiums
(Non-win)
Top 10s
(Non-podium)
Championships
8 8 81 33 0 0 0 7 0

Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1987 March 87C Cosworth 23rd 32nd
1988 Lola T8800 Cosworth 11th 15th
1989 Lola T8900 Cosworth 11th 29th
1990 Penske PC-17 Buick 12th 14th
1991 Lola T9000 Cosworth DFS 31st 14th

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Murphy, Linda (2005-04-21). Athletes and wine. San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved on 2010-05-20.