Lyn St. James competed in the CART series since 1992. In 1996, in the inaugural season of the Indy Racing League, she was 48 years old. In 1996 Lyn competed for Simon/Scandia Racing team,  a stable owned by Andy Evans who bought the team from Dick Simon during the 1996 season. St. James finished 8th in the first round of the series at Walt Disney World Speedway in January, then was 21st at Phoenix International Raceway in March. For the season concluding event, the 80th Indianapolis 500, St. James moved to Zunne Group Racing, a team formed by a company that tried to promote San Antonio as a racing hub, to compete in the IRL season. Lyn drove her pink San Antonio Lola to finish 14th at Indy-500. She was classified 12th with 186 points in the final series standings. Lyn St. James continued to race at Indy-500 for next few years until 2000.

SeasonSeriesEvent
1996Indy Racing LeagueIndy 500
Driver No.Entrant
Lyn St. James45Zunne Group Racing
ChassisEngineCar Name
Lola T94Ford CosworthSpirit of San Antonio
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:64Racing Champions
Cat. No.QualityRarity
05100-05313-2