1997 Portland Indy Lights

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
29
Pole
Fastest Lap
Paese, 1m 08.192s
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Hideki Noda

28

Indy Regency Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

40m 54.077s

20

2

1

Helio Castroneves

8

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

40m 56.648s

18

3

1

Tony Kanaan

7

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 3.613s

14

4

1

Christophe Tinseau

21

Conquest Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 8.143s

12

5

3

Cristiano da Matta

3

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 22.335s

10

6

3

Luiz Garcia jr

31

Dorricott Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 23.244s

8

7

4

David Empringham

33

Forsythe Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 25.039s

6

8

1

Lee Bentham

99

Forsythe Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 26.707s

5

9

1

Oswaldo Negri jr

97

Genoa Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 30.33s

4

10

11

Geoff Boss

12

Team Medlin

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 30.568s

3

11

12

Casey Mears

10

Team Mears

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 31.73s

2

12

5

Sergio Paese

4

FRE Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 31.954s

1

13

6

Chris Simmons

26

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 37.441s

0

14

6

Robby Unser

18

PacWest Lights

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

41m 46.269s

0

15

2

Bob Dorricott jr

32

Dorricott Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

42m 3.118s

0

16

4

Mark Hotchkis

27

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

42m 9.335s

0

17

1

Andrew Bordin

56

Bordin Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

42m 13.015s

0

18

7

John Jones

20

Eclipse Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

42m 13.964s

0

19

5

Rodolfo Lavin jr

77

Indy Regency Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

42m 20.217s

0

20

5

Airton Dare

2

Brian Stewart Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

28 laps

0

21

5

Chris Bingham

5

Leading Edge Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

28 laps

0

22

Fredrik Larsson

36

Johansson Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

28 laps

0

23

7

Shigeaki Hattori

16

Lucas Place Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

24 laps

0

24

11

Naoki Hattori

25

Team Green

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

18 laps Retired

0

25

19

Didier Andre

57

Autosport Racing

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

17 laps Accident

0

26

12

David de Silva

24

Lucas Place Motorsports

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

10 laps Accident

0

DNS

Clint Mears

11

Team Mears

Lola T97/20-Buick (Firestone)

0

Circuit - Portland

Country

United States

Location

West Delta Park, Portland, Oregon

Type

Permanent road course

Length

1.967 (Miles)

Record

Will Power (Lola B2/00-Ford), 59.259s, 119.314 mph, Champ Cars, 2006

First Race

1978 Portland IMSA

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