1996 Detroit Grand Prix in CART at the Belle Isle circuit. Full information

1996 Detroit Grand Prix

1996 Detroit Grand Prix is 261st CART race. Passed at the Belle Isle circuit. Scott Pruett won the pole position, Michael Andretti won this race. Christian Fittipaldi and Gil de Ferran also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 72 laps (243 km).

Previous race: 1996 Milwaukee Champ Cars
Next race: 1996 Portland Champ Cars
Race Start: 9th June 1996

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1996 Detroit Grand Prix

49th victory for the Newman-Haas Racing team
33rd victory for the Michael Andretti
66th podium for the Michael Andretti
2nd podium for the Christian Fittipaldi
4th podium for the Gil de Ferran

1996 Detroit Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 20 2h 45.451s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
2 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 17 2h 46.86s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
3 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 14 2h 49.733s 0 Hall Racing
4 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 12 2h 52.879s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
5 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 10 2h 54.658s 0 PacWest Racing Group
6 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 8 2h 55.081s 0 Galles Racing
7 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 6 2h 55.318s 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
8 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 5 2h 56.621s 0 Brahma Sports Team
9 P.J. Jones Eagle Mk5, #98 4 2h 1m 1.291s 0 All-American Racers
10 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 4 2h 1m 10.643s 0 Patrick Racing
11 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 2 71 laps 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
12 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 1 71 laps 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
13 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 0 71 laps 0 Team Rahal
14 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 0 71 laps 0 Brix Comptech Racing
15 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 0 71 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
16 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 0 71 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
17 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 0 71 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
18 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 0 71 laps 0 All-American Racers
19 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 0 69 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
20 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 0 67 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
21 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 0 60 laps Accident 0 Team Rahal
22 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 0 46 laps Accident 0 Marlboro Team Penske
23 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 0 41 laps Exhausts 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
24 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 0 37 laps Accident 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
25 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 0 36 laps Accident 0 Hogan-Penske Racing
26 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 0 3 laps Accident 0 Walker Motorsport
0 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 0 0 Team Scandia

Qualifying Results for the 1996 Detroit Grand Prix on the Belle Isle circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 1m 11.802s Patrick Racing
2 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 1m 12.017s Tasman Motorsports Group
3 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 1m 12.06s Tasman Motorsports Group
4 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 1m 12.379s Brix Comptech Racing
5 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 1m 12.405s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
6 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 1m 12.454s Newman-Haas Racing
7 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 1m 12.46s Hall Racing
8 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 1m 12.527s Team Rahal
9 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 1m 12.652s Newman-Haas Racing
10 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 1m 12.928s Walker Motorsport
11 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 1m 12.93s Marlboro Team Penske
12 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 1m 13.026s Marlboro Team Penske
13 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 1m 13.049s Payton-Coyne Racing
14 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 1m 13.121s Forsythe Racing
15 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 1m 13.225s PacWest Racing Group
16 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 1m 13.265s Team Rahal
17 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 1m 13.322s Hogan-Penske Racing
18 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 1m 13.33s Brahma Sports Team
19 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 1m 13.356s PacWest Racing Group
20 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 1m 13.411s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
21 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 1m 14.081s Arciero-Wells Racing
22 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 1m 15.027s Bettenhausen Motorsports
23 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 1m 15.066s Galles Racing
24 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 1m 15.415s All-American Racers
25 P.J. Jones Eagle Mk5, #98 1m 16.145s All-American Racers
26 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 1m 16.622s Payton-Coyne Racing
27 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 1m 17.112s Team Scandia

List of all cars for the 1996 Detroit Grand Prix on the Belle Isle circuit

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Penske PC25

Mercedes

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Reynard 96I

Toyota