1997 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars

Race Winner
Country
Australia
Circuit
Round
2
Laps
57
Pole
Fastest Lap
Zanardi, 1m 38.026s
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

6

Scott Pruett

20

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

2h 1m 4.678s

20

2

2

Greg Moore

99

Forsythe Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

2h 1m 5.362s

16

3

8

Michael Andretti

6

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

2h 1m 15.939s

14

4

3

Alessandro Zanardi

4

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

2h 1m 19.505s

13

5

6

Gil de Ferran

5

Walker Racing

Reynard 97I-Honda (Goodyear)

2h 1m 20.268s

10

6

7

Andre Ribeiro

31

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/00-Honda (Firestone)

2h 1m 21.488s

8

7

11

Raul Boesel

40

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

2h 1m 22.312s

6

8

3

Mark Blundell

18

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

2h 1m 22.84s

5

9

3

Dario Franchitti

9

Hogan Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

2h 1m 28.237s

4

10

1

Bobby Rahal

7

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

2h 1m 30.602s

3

11

3

Adrian Fernandez

32

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/00-Honda (Firestone)

2h 1m 34.4s

2

12

9

Jimmy Vasser

1

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

2h 1m 34.869s

1

13

6

Richie Hearn

21

Della Penna Motorsports

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

2h 1m 42.888s

0

14

7

Massimiliano Papis

25

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Firestone)

2h 1m 44.203s

0

15

5

Patrick Carpentier

16

Bettenhausen Motorsports

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

2h 1m 46.445s

0

16

10

Arnd Meier

64

Project Indy

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

2h 2m 2.753s

0

17

9

Mauricio Gugelmin

17

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

2h 2m 18.78s

0

18

7

Michel Jourdain jr

19

Payton-Coyne Racing

Lola T97/00-Ford (Firestone)

43 laps Transmission

0

19

17

Paul Tracy

3

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

41 laps Accident

1

20

2

Juan Manuel Fangio II

36

All-American Racers

Reynard 96I-Toyota (Goodyear)

37 laps Fire

0

21

15

Parker Johnstone

27

Team Green

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

35 laps Suspension

0

22

7

Bryan Herta

8

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

29 laps Accident

0

23

Paul Jasper

34

Payton-Coyne Racing

Lola T97/00-Ford (Firestone)

24 laps Transmission

0

24

7

Gualter Salles

77

Davis Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

17 laps Accident

0

25

2

Hiro Matsushita

24

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 96I-Toyota (Firestone)

16 laps Electrics

0

26

2

PJ Jones

98

All-American Racers

Reynard 96I-Toyota (Goodyear)

15 laps Fire

0

27

10

Al Unser jr

2

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

10 laps Wheel

0

DNS

Christian Fittipaldi

11

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

0

Circuit - Surfers Paradise

Country

Australia

Location

Surfers Paradise, Queensland

Type

Temporary street circuit

Length

2.795 (Miles)

Record

Graham Rahal (Panoz DP01-Cosworth), 1m31.093, 110.459 mph, Champ Cars, 2007

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