1997 Monterey Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
16
Laps
83
Pole
Fastest Lap
Blundell, 1m 10.960s
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

5

Jimmy Vasser

1

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

1h 41m 38.813s

21

2

2

Mark Blundell

18

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

1h 41m 39.356s

16

3

1

Alessandro Zanardi

4

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

1h 41m 50.141s

14

4

6

Andre Ribeiro

31

Tasman Motorsports Group

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

1h 42m 1.504s

12

5

4

Gil de Ferran

5

Walker Racing

Reynard 97I-Honda (Goodyear)

1h 42m 8.749s

10

6

5

Bryan Herta

8

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 42m 32.993s

9

7

11

Gualter Salles

77

Davis Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 42m 33.595s

6

8

7

Raul Boesel

40

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

1h 42m 54.01s

5

9

4

Mauricio Gugelmin

17

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

82 laps Accident

4

10

16

Roberto Moreno

16

Bettenhausen Motorsports

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

82 laps

3

11

9

Al Unser jr

2

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

82 laps

2

12

5

Parker Johnstone

27

Team Green

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

81 laps

1

13

Dario Franchitti

9

Hogan Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

81 laps

0

14

5

Massimiliano Papis

25

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Firestone)

81 laps

0

15

7

Juan Manuel Fangio II

36

All-American Racers

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Goodyear)

80 laps

0

16

13

Scott Pruett

20

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

79 laps Accident damage

0

17

6

PJ Jones

98

All-American Racers

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Goodyear)

78 laps Out of fuel

0

18

9

Charles Nearburg

34

Payton-Coyne Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

78 laps

0

19

3

Bobby Rahal

7

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

76 laps Transmission

0

20

8

Dennis Vitolo

64

Project Indy

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

75 laps

0

21

10

Christian Fittipaldi

11

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

71 laps Suspension

0

22

14

Michel Jourdain jr

19

Payton-Coyne Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

69 laps Engine

0

23

1

Adrian Fernandez

32

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/00-Honda (Firestone)

67 laps Brakes

0

24

17

Greg Moore

99

Forsythe Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

64 laps Engine

0

25

4

Richie Hearn

21

Della Penna Motorsports

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

40 laps Transmission

0

26

14

Paul Tracy

3

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

23 laps Engine

0

27

13

Michael Andretti

6

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

12 laps Electrics

0

28

3

Hiro Matsushita

24

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Firestone)

2 laps Oil leak

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

3,168

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