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No 'three-peat' for Billy Boat, much to his relief

INDIANAPOLIS -- For once, Billy Boat and Jimmy Kite didn't have to spend Bump Day holding their breath. Boat qualified for his seventh Indianapolis 500 on Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/19/nas_373043.shtml
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Foyt calls on experience to get car set to win pole

...Atlanta Motor Speedway was to tinker with the gearbox on Billy Boat's Oldsmobile Aurora-powered Dallara. Foyt pulled...in two days of testing. "I find it interesting that Billy Boat is 2 mph faster from the last practice session without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/17/oth_265830.shtml
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Fastest field for Indy also one of the best

...33-car lineup was finalized Sunday, Bruno Junqueira was at the front with a four-lap average of 231.342 mph, while Billy Boat was slowest at 226.589. Boat's speed was a half-mile an hour faster than Scott Sharp's pole speed last May and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/21/nas_346405.shtml
Nascar
Castroneves drives to record pole mark

...top spot in the 18-car field for today's Detroit Indy Grand Prix Castroneves, who averaged 103.401 mph, broke Billy Boat's 1998 record of six pole position victories in a season and added to his series record total of 23. Series points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/02/nas_142196.shtml
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Meira's winless streak stretches to 53 races

...extending his own record, and his 53-race winless streak matches the longest in series history. Robbie Buhl and Billy Boat also went 53 races without a win, but each of those streaks came after a victory. "It's going to come without work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/03/nas_87573.shtml
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Rain adds pressure to Indy qualifying

...Bruno Junqueira's four-lap qualifying run averaged 231.342 mph and the slowest of the Saturday's qualifiers, Billy Boat, ran a 226.589. It is expected to take four laps at close to Boat's speed to make the race. The 2 1/2 -mile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/nas_344575.shtml
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Luyendyk takes True Value after all

...were wrong. We've corrected it now,' " Luyendyk said Sunday. When the race ended Saturday night, Foyt drivers Billy Boat and Davey Hamilton were listed as finishing 1-2 with Luyendyk, the winner of last month's Indianapolis 500, third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/09/oth_209645.shtml
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Foyt team tops final, dramatic day of qualifying

...the last 50 minutes of the six-hour qualifying session, with 12 attempts to bump the field's slowest qualifier, Billy Boat. Boat, the 1998 pole winner, was the first qualifier of the last of three days of time trials, filling the field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/21/oth_314244.shtml
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IRL notebook

...destroyed cars driven by Witherill, Miller, Al Unser Jr., Jaret Schroeder, Robbie Buhl, Robby McGehee, Casey Mears and Billy Boat, and it crippled cars driven by Jon Herb and Sarah Fisher. When Witherill slowed, Felipe Giaffone veered to the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/29/oth_316135.shtml
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Brack opens defense of 1998 IRL title at Disney World

...like one. I don't expect I'm going to suddenly change personality and become a spoiled guy." Brack and teammate Billy Boat head the entry list for the season-opening Indy 200 Sunday at Walt Disney World Speedway. "At Disney, the key is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/22/oth_250999.shtml
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