1997 Laguna Seca Indy Lights

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
12
Laps
25
Pole
Fastest Lap
Da Matta, 1m 17.048s
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Cristiano da Matta

3

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

43m 48.426s

21

2

1

Tony Kanaan

7

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

43m 50.543s

17

3

Helio Castroneves

8

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

43m 51.024s

14

4

1

Mark Hotchkis

27

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

43m 51.857s

12

5

2

Lee Bentham

99

Forsythe Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

43m 59.193s

10

6

Christophe Tinseau

21

Conquest Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 2.779s

8

7

3

Brian Cunningham

5

Lucas Place Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 6.064s

6

8

3

Didier Andre

57

Autosport Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 6.149s

5

9

13

Geoff Boss

12

Team Medlin

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 6.673s

4

10

2

Luiz Garcia jr

31

Dorricott Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 7.109s

3

11

13

Airton Dare

2

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 7.779s

2

12

8

Hideki Noda

28

Indy Regency Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 7.845s

1

13

4

Sergio Paese

4

FRE Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 8.211s

0

14

4

Shigeaki Hattori

16

Lucas Place Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 13.563s

0

15

12

Jeff Ward

70

Johansson Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 16.805s

0

16

5

Andrew Bordin

56

Bordin Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 18.547s

0

17

6

David de Silva

24

Johansson Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 18.687s

0

18

10

Claude Bourbonnais

20

Eclipse Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

44m 24.119s

0

19

10

Casey Mears

10

Team Mears

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

24 laps

0

20

7

Naoki Hattori

25

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

19 laps Retired

0

21

7

Bob Dorricott jr

32

Dorricott Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

14 laps Accident

0

22

3

Robby Unser

18

PacWest Lights

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

14 laps Accident

0

23

8

Frederic Gosparini

34

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

13 laps Accident

0

24

8

Jean-Philippe Belloc

75

Autosport Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

13 laps Accident

0

25

Rodolfo Lavin jr

77

Indy Regency Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

13 laps

0

26

22

David Empringham

33

Forsythe Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

7 laps Accident

0

27

10

Oswaldo Negri jr

97

Genoa Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

2 laps Accident

0

28

20

Chris Simmons

26

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

1 laps Accident

0

DNS

Clint Mears

11

Team Mears

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

0

Circuit - Laguna Seca

Country

United States

Location

Monterey County, California

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.238 (Miles)

Record

Alessandro Zanardi (Reynard 96I-Honda), 1m10.148, 114.854 mph, Champ Cars, 1996

3,169

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