Starting Position: 11
Race Time: 3:31:54.180
Chassis/engine: Dallara/Oldsmobile
With Ganassi's one-off win the year before, the rest of the CART gang returned to sweep the top six spots led by Penske's Helio Castroneves. Race fans wished they had put in their ear plugs early as Steven Tyler butchered the national anthem by intentionally changing the words and getting a touch too funky with his harmonica.