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Helmet of Buddy Lazier

Flag of U.S.A. Buddy Lazier

nationality American age 51 years old born October 31, 1967 hometown Loveland Pass, Colorado

Racing highlights

20022ndInternational Race Of Champions
20012ndIndy Racing Northern Light Series
20001stIndy Racing Northern Light Series
19961stIndianapolis 500
19881stValvoline Machinists Union American IndyCar Series

Racing career summary

Races entered191
Wins19
Podiums32
Pole positions7
Fastest laps6
Race win percentage9.9%
Podium percentage16.8%

Driver relations

Brother of Jacques Lazier. Son of Bob Lazier.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Buddy Lazier.

Buddy Lazier vs. Scott Goodyear | Buddy Lazier vs. Michele La Rosa

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2017Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing19 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2001Racing18 races4 wins5 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2000Racing9 races2 wins5 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1999Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1998Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing10 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing2 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1995Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing5 races3 wins4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1988Racing7 races6 wins7 podiums4 pole position? fastest race laps
1987Racing5 races1 win2 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1986Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Buddy Lazier

2017 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
37th14Lazier Partners Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12Chevrolet 2.2 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2017.

2016 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
35th12Lazier Burns Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12ChevroletFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2016.

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Lazier Partners Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12Chevrolet 2.2L TurboFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2015.

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
35th11Lazier Partners Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12ChevroletFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2014.

2013 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
38th8Lazier Partners Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2013.

2008 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
37th13Hemelgarn Johnson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2008.

2007 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
28th12Sam Schmidt Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2007.

2007 NASCAR Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
93rd91Billy Ballew Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2006 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th122Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2006.

2005 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
23rd140Panther Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2005.

2004 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
30th12Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2004.

2003 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
19th201Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2003.

2002 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th305Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2002.

2002 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
2nd49
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2002.

2001 Indy Racing Northern Light Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd398Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
134502
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF05B (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Indy Racing Northern Light Series 2001.

2001 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
9th31
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2001.

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
37th29Robinson Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk. III (Judd)

2000 Indy Racing Northern Light Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st290Hemelgarn Racing, Truscelli Team Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
92512
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley & Scott Mk. VII (Oldsmobile)
Dallara IR0 (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Indy Racing Northern Light Series 2000.

1999 Pep Boys Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
6th224Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR9 (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1999.

1998 Pep Boys Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
5th262Hemelgarn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1998.

1996-97 Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
8th209Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 951 (Cosworth)
Dallara IR7 (Infiniti)
Dallara IR7 (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Indy Racing League 1996-97.

1996 Indy Racing League

PositionPointsTeam
14th159Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 95I (Ford)
Click to show race results for Indy Racing League 1996.

1996 Indianapolis 500

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard (Ford)

1995 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Payton/Coyne Racing, Project Indy, Team Menard
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T95/00 (Buick)
Lola T94/00 (Ford)
Lola T93/00 (Ford)
Lola T93/00 (Buick)
Lola T95/00 (Ford)
Reynard 94i (Ford)
Click to show race results for PPG Indy Car World Series 1995.

1994 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Leader Card Racing, Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T93/00 (Ilmor)
Lola T92/00 (Buick)

1993 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Hemelgarn Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T91/00 (Chevrolet)
Lola T91/00 (Buick)
Lola T92/00 (Chevrolet)
Lola T92/00 (Buick)

1993 IMSA Camel Lights

PositionPointsTeam
23rd18
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 24 Hours of Daytona - GTP Lights

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Pro-Technik Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Fabcar CL (Porsche)

1992 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
19th10Leader Cards Racing, Hemelgarn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1991 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
21st6Walker, Hemelgarn, Dale Coyne Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1990 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
29th1Arciero Racing, Hemelgarn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1989 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Maglite/Advance Liquid, Lazier
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1989 IMSA Camel Lights

PositionPointsTeam
0Motorsports Marketing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Fabcar CL (Porsche)

1989 Machinists Union American IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th173
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4341?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1988 Valvoline Machinists Union American IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st152
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7674?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March (Chevrolet)

1987 CAT Thunder Cars Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
512??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 85C (Chevrolet)

1986 Can-Am

PositionPointsTeam
26th4Texas American Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Watson 82 (Chevrolet)


DriverDB Rating graph

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