1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier had problems from the outset, and didn't even start the Indianapolis 500. His throttle was sticking right from the start, so they've rolled his car back to Gasoline Alley. Not sure if he'll be able to make an appearance in the race at all.
When I was a kid, the race would easily take 3 or 4 hours, and a trip back to Gasoline Alley could still see you back out on the course. Nowadays, it means you're done.
Diane from IMS says he could still come back out, but Natalie says they haven't heard anything official yet.
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