Stan Wattles

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Stan Wattles (born July 24, 1961, Glen Cove, New York), is a former driver in the Indy Racing League. He raced in the 1996-2001 seasons with 19 career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 in 1998-2000. He placed 8th in two races, and led his 2 laps in his first, in 1996 at Walt Disney World Speedway, but never led in his other contests. In the 1999 VisionAire 500K at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Wattles was involved in a crash that killed three spectators when debris from his car cleared the fence, and 18 laps later, the race was cancelled.[1]

Racing record[edit]

American Open Wheel[edit]

(key)

IndyCar[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Rank Points
1996 Leigh Miller WDW
13
PHX
DNS
INDY 25th 44
1996-1997 McCormack NHM
16
LVS
18
WDW PHX INDY TXS PPIR CLT NH2   31st 63
Metro                   LV2
8
1998 Metro WDW
22
PHX
DNQ
INDY
28
TXS
10
NHM
17
DOV CLT PPIR ATL
26
TX2
8
LVS
13
25th 88
1999 Metro WDW
24
PHX CLT
C
INDY
17
TXS PPIR ATL DOV PPI2 LVS TX2 35th 19
2000 Hemelgarn WDW PHX LVS INDY
23
TXS PPIR ATL KTY TX2 43rd 7
2001 Hemelgarn PHX
16
HMS
26
ATL
12
INDY
DNQ
TXS PPI RIR KAN NSH KTY STL CHI TX2 31st 36

Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1998 Riley & Scott Oldsmobile 29th 28th
1999 Dallara Oldsmobile 20th 17th
2000 Dallara Oldsmobile 8th 23rd
2001 Dallara Oldsmobile Qualifying Crash

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tragedy at the track". CNN Sports Illustrated. 1999-08-16. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 

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