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. This was his 33rd victory. 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

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

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

Reynard 96I

Toyota

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes