1997 US 500 - Round 12

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
12
Laps
250
Pole
Fastest Lap
Gugelmin, 30.957s
1997 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

6

Alessandro Zanardi

4

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

2h 59m 35.579s

21

2

9

Mark Blundell

18

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

3h 7.316s

16

3

7

Gil de Ferran

5

Walker Racing

Reynard 97I-Honda (Goodyear)

249 laps

14

4

14

Paul Tracy

3

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

249 laps

12

5

3

Bryan Herta

8

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

248 laps

10

6

4

Mauricio Gugelmin

17

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

242 laps

8

7

20

Dennis Vitolo

34

Payton-Coyne Racing

Lola T97/00-Ford (Firestone)

242 laps

6

8

15

Massimiliano Papis

25

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Firestone)

241 laps

5

9

17

Hiro Matsushita

24

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Firestone)

241 laps

4

10

10

Gualter Salles

77

Davis Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

240 laps

3

11

14

Juan Manuel Fangio II

36

All-American Racers

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Goodyear)

226 laps Transmission

2

12

16

Arnd Meier

64

Project Indy

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

224 laps

1

13

4

Michel Jourdain jr

19

Payton-Coyne Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

182 laps Transmission

0

14

13

Scott Pruett

20

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

174 laps Accident

1

15

3

Patrick Carpentier

16

Bettenhausen Motorsports

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

144 laps Engine

0

16

2

Christian Fittipaldi

11

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

128 laps Wheel

0

17

11

Bobby Rahal

7

Team Rahal

Reynard 97I-Ford (Goodyear)

126 laps Accident

0

18

15

Raul Boesel

40

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

120 laps Transmission

0

19

6

Dario Franchitti

9

Hogan Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

101 laps Transmission

0

20

4

Al Unser jr

2

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC26-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

97 laps Engine

0

21

2

Michael Andretti

6

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 007i-Ford (Goodyear)

79 laps Transmission

0

22

Richie Hearn

21

Della Penna Motorsports

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

60 laps Turbocharger

0

23

14

Andre Ribeiro

31

Tasman Motorsports Group

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

57 laps Transmission

0

24

20

Jimmy Vasser

1

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

57 laps Transmission

0

25

20

Parker Johnstone

27

Team Green

Reynard 97I-Honda (Firestone)

53 laps Accident

0

26

11

Adrian Fernandez

32

Tasman Motorsports Group

Lola T97/00-Honda (Firestone)

46 laps Engine

0

27

6

Greg Moore

99

Forsythe Racing

Reynard 97I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

19 laps Engine

0

28

4

PJ Jones

98

All-American Racers

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Goodyear)

11 laps Engine

0

Circuit - Michigan

Country

United States

Location

Cambridge Township, Michigan

Type

Paved oval

Length

2 (Miles)

Record

Adrian Fernandez (Lola T96/00-Honda), 30.767s, 234.019 mph, Champ Cars, 1996

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