Sporting Digest: Motor Racing

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The Independent Online
THE Brazilian rookie, Marco Greco, knocked the 1992 Indianapolis 500 runner-up, Scott Goodyear, out of the starting grid for Sunday's race on the final day of qualifying yesterday.

INDIANAPOLIS 500 GRID POSITIONS (US unless stated): Average qualifying speed: 223.270mph (Track record 223.479mph, 1992): Row 1: 1 A Unser Jr, Penske-Mercedes, 228.011mph; 2 R Boesel (Bra), Lola-Ford, 227.618; 3 E Fittipaldi (Bra), Penske-Mercedes, 227.303. Row 2: 4 * J Villeneuve (Can), Reynard-Ford, 226.259; 5 M Andretti, Reynard- Ford, 226.205; 6 L St James, Lola-Ford, 224.154. Row 3: 7 N Mansell (GB), Lola-Ford, 224.041; 8 A Luyendyk (Neth), Lola-Ilmor, 223.673; 9 M Andretti, Lola-Ford, 223.503. Row 4: 10 J Andretti, Lola-Ford, 223.263; 11 E Cheever, Lola- Menard, 223.163; 12 D Dobson, Lola-Ford, 222.970. Row 5: 13 S Fox, Reynard-Ford, 222.867; 14 * H Matsuda (Japan), Lola-Ford, 222.545; 15 * D Vitolo, Lola-Ford, 222.439. Row 6: 16 J Vasser, Reynard-Ford, 222.262; 17 * S Sharp, Lola-Ford, 222.091; 18 H Matsushita (Japan), Lola-Ford, 221.382. Row 7: 19 R Gordon, Lola-Ford, 221.293; 20 R Guerrero, Lola- Buick, 221.278; 21 *B Till, Lola-Ford, 221.107. Row 8: 22 * B Herta, Lola-Ford, 220.992; 23 S Brayton, Lola-Menard, 223.652; 24 T Fabi (It), Reynard-Ilmor, 223.394. Row 9: 25 P Tracy (Can), Penske-Mercedes, 222.710; 26 * A Fernandez (Mex), Reynard-Ilmor, 222.657; 27 S Johansson (Swe), Penske-Ilmor, 221.518; Row 10: 28 B Rahal, Penske-Ilmor, 224.094; 29 D Jones, Lola-Ford, 223.817; 30 * M Gugelmin (Bra), Reynard-Ford, 223.104; Row 11: 31 J Paul Jr, Lola-Ilmor, 222.500; 32 M Groff, Penske- Ilmor, 221.355; 33 *M Greco (Bra), Lola-Ford Cosworth, 221.216.

* denotes rookie driver

RAC BRITISH HILL CLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP Fifth round (Isle of Man): 1 M Colton, Roman, 56.75sec; 2 D Grace, Pilbeam, 57.62; 3 P Wood, Pilbeam, 58.54. Leading positions: 1 Colton 47pts; 2 Grace 40; 3 Wood 37.

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