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Robert "Bob" Lazier (born December 22, 1938 in Minneapolis, Minnesota), is an American former race car driver. He raced in the CART series in 1981 and was CART's Rookie of the Year.[1] He had fourth-place finishes at Watkins Glen and Mexico.[2][3] Lazier also competed in the 1981 Indianapolis 500, finishing 19th after a blown engine caused him to retire the Penske PC-7 after 154 laps.[4] He is married to wife Diane and the father of both 1996 Indianapolis 500 champion Buddy Lazier and Indy Racing League driver Jaques Lazier.[1]

Lazier competed in Formula 5000 in the 1970s.[5]

Lazier built the Tivoli Lodge in Vail, Colorado in 1968, where he still resides.[6]

Racing recordEdit

American Open Wheel racing resultsEdit

(key)

CARTEdit

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1981 Fletcher Racing Penske PC-7 Ford Cosworth DFX V8 (t/c) PHX
12
MIL
13
ATL1
17
ATL2
9
MIS
Ret
RIV
5
MIS2
13
WGL
4
9th 92
March 81C MIL2
Ret
MEX
4
PHX2
13

Indianapolis 500Edit

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Entrant
1981 Penske PC-7 Ford Cosworth DFX V8 (t/c) 13 19 Fletcher Racing
1982 Eagle 80 Ford Cosworth DFX V8 (t/c) DNQ Wysard Racing

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Preceded by:
Dennis Firestone
CART Rookie of the Year
1981
Succeeded by:
Bobby Rahal



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