Steve Knapp

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Steve Knapp
Nationality American
Born (1964-04-17) April 17, 1964 (age 53)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Retired 2001
Indy Racing League IndyCar Series
Years active 1998-2001
Teams PDM Racing
ISM Racing
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
Starts 13
Wins 0
Poles 0
Best finish 22nd in 1998
Previous series
1997 Toyota Atlantic
1998 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year

Steve Knapp (born April 17, 1964, Minneapolis, Minnesota), is a former driver in IndyCar. He raced in the 1998-2000 seasons with 13 career starts, including 3 at the Indianapolis 500. His best career finish was in his first race, a third place at the 1998 Indianapolis 500, where he was named Rookie of the Year. He never led a lap in any of his IRL races. Knapp now owns and operates Elite Engines out of West Bend specializing in FA, FC, S2, HART F2 and Mazda engines for the U.S. F2000 National Championship.

Racing record[edit]

SCCA National Championship Runoffs[edit]

Year Track Car Engine Class Finish Start Status
1983 Road Atlanta Lynx Volkswagen Formula Vee 13 26 Running
1984 Road Atlanta Laser Volkswagen Formula Vee 4 16 Running
1985 Road Atlanta Laser L85 Volkswagen Formula Vee 12 1 Running
1986 Road Atlanta Lola T86/90 Ford Sports 2000 1 6 Running
1987 Road Atlanta Lola T87/90 Ford Sports 2000 2 2 Running
1988 Road Atlanta Reynard 88SF Ford Formula Continental 3 3 Running
1995 Mid-Ohio Van Diemen Ford Formula Continental 2 3 Running

Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Team
1998 G-Force Oldsmobile 23rd 3rd ISM Racing
1999 G-Force Oldsmobile 13th 26th ISM Racing
2000 G-Force Infiniti 27th 19th Dreyer & Reinbold
2001 Dallara Oldsmobile Failed to Qualify Brayton

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jeff Ward
Indianapolis 500
Rookie of the Year

Succeeded by
Robby McGehee