1997 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

Race Winner
Country
Brazil
Circuit
Round
5
Laps
133
Pole
Fastest Lap
De Ferran, 39.898s
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

4

Paul Tracy

3

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

2h 10m 47.996s

20

2

6

Greg Moore

99

Forsythe Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

2h 10m 49.801s

16

3

4

Scott Pruett

20

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

2h 10m 50.249s

14

4

22

Alessandro Zanardi

4

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

2h 10m 51.088s

12

5

13

Raul Boesel

40

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

2h 10m 54.351s

10

6

2

Bryan Herta

8

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

2h 10m 54.513s

8

7

2

Al Unser jr

2

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

2h 10m 58.128s

6

8

12

Mark Blundell

18

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

2h 11m 2.305s

5

9

4

Jimmy Vasser

1

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

2h 11m 4.018s

4

10

7

Bobby Rahal

7

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

132 laps

4

11

1

Gil de Ferran

5

Walker Racing

Reynard 97I-Honda (Goodyear)

132 laps

2

12

2

Parker Johnstone

27

Team Green

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

132 laps

1

13

8

Massimiliano Papis

25

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Firestone)

132 laps

0

14

3

Richie Hearn

21

Della Penna Motorsports

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

131 laps Out of fuel

0

15

1

Andre Ribeiro

31

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/00-Honda (Firestone)

128 laps

0

16

9

PJ Jones

98

All-American Racers

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Goodyear)

126 laps Engine

0

17

10

Michel Jourdain jr

19

Payton-Coyne Racing

Lola T97/00-Ford (Firestone)

98 laps Accident

0

18

16

Roberto Moreno

11

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

97 laps Engine

0

19

7

Gualter Salles

77

Davis Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

85 laps Engine

0

20

8

Juan Manuel Fangio II

36

All-American Racers

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Goodyear)

80 laps Engine

0

21

15

Michael Andretti

6

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

64 laps Engine

0

22

21

Mauricio Gugelmin

17

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

56 laps Accident

1

23

1

Hiro Matsushita

24

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 96I-Toyota (Firestone)

46 laps Engine

0

24

1

Paul Jasper

34

Payton-Coyne Racing

Lola T97/00-Ford (Firestone)

36 laps Engine

0

25

1

Arnd Meier

64

Project Indy

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

23 laps Transmission

0

26

9

Adrian Fernandez

32

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/00-Honda (Firestone)

Accident

0

27

8

Dario Franchitti

9

Hogan Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

Accident

0

28

13

Patrick Carpentier

16

Bettenhausen Motorsports

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

Accident

0

Circuit - Rio de Janeiro

Country

Brazil

Location

Jacarepagua, Rio de Janeiro

Type

Paved oval

Length

1.864 (Miles)

Record

Juan Pablo Montoya (Reynard 99I-Honda), 38.891s, 172.545 mph, Champ Cars, 1999

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