Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Galles Has Day To Forget.(Sports)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Rookie Hornish Rides To Victory in Arizona

AVONDALE, Ariz. It's possible the Galles Racing team has had a worse weekend in Indy-car racing than this past one. But if it has, the team members have been fortunate enough to forget it.

And in the next few days, they hope they can forget this race, too.

Rookie Sam Hornish Jr. won the Pennzoil Copper World Indy 200 Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. The three Galles Racing cars finished at the other end of the spectrum in front of an estimated crowd of 30,000, the largest to watch an IRL race at PIR since the split in open-wheel racing.

Hornish, who started on the outside of the front row, had the field covered from the green flag. …

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