1997 Detroit Indy Lights

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
7
Laps
36
Pole
Fastest Lap
Castroneves, 1m 16.462s
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Tony Kanaan

7

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

52m 59.459s

22

2

Helio Castroneves

8

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

52m 59.814s

16

3

Geoff Boss

12

Team Medlin

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 19.356s

14

4

1

David Empringham

33

Forsythe Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 21.701s

12

5

3

Sergio Paese

4

FRE Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 22.603s

10

6

3

Mark Hotchkis

27

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 22.902s

8

7

Naoki Hattori

25

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 25.609s

6

8

2

Chris Simmons

26

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 25.968s

5

9

2

Luiz Garcia jr

31

Dorricott Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 26.666s

4

10

3

David de Silva

24

Lucas Place Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 40.164s

3

11

1

Christophe Tinseau

21

Conquest Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 40.605s

2

12

5

Robby Unser

18

PacWest Lights

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 40.864s

1

13

2

Airton Dare

2

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 41.905s

0

14

8

Hideki Noda

28

Indy Regency Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 42.332s

0

15

6

Casey Mears

10

Team Mears

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 44.212s

0

16

2

Bob Dorricott jr

32

Dorricott Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

53m 51.1s

0

17

7

Andrew Bordin

56

Bordin Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

54m 3.67s

0

18

5

Clint Mears

11

Team Mears

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

54m 4.302s

0

19

6

Rodolfo Lavin jr

77

Indy Regency Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

54m 5.398s

0

20

6

John Jones

20

Eclipse Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

54m 10.947s

0

21

2

Didier Andre

57

Autosport Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

35 laps

0

22

6

Lee Bentham

99

Forsythe Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

33 laps

0

23

3

Jaques Lazier

34

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

33 laps

0

24

10

Shigeaki Hattori

16

Lucas Place Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

30 laps

0

25

21

Fredrik Larsson

36

Johansson Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

17 laps Accident

0

26

16

Cristiano da Matta

3

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

11 laps Accident

0

Circuit - Belle Isle

Country

United States

Location

Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan

Type

Temporary street circuit

Length

2.1 (Miles)

Record

Dario Franchitti (Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz), 1m11.461, 105.792 mph, Champ Cars, 1997

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