1996 Long Beach Grand Prix in CART at the Long Beach circuit. Full information

1996 Long Beach Grand Prix

1996 Long Beach Grand Prix is 257th CART race. Passed at the Long Beach circuit. Gil de Ferran won the pole position, Jimmy Vasser won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Parker Johnstone and Al Unser, Jr. also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 105 laps (268 km).

Previous race: 1996 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars
Next race: 1996 Nazareth Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1996 Long Beach Grand Prix

5th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
3rd victory for the Jimmy Vasser
8th podium for the Jimmy Vasser
1st podium for the Parker Johnstone
75th podium for the Al Unser, Jr.

Reynard 96I - 1996 Long Beach Grand Prix winner

Reynard 96I #12 - 1996 Long Beach Grand Prix winner

1996 Long Beach Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 20 1h 44m 2.363s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 16 1h 44m 5.911s 0 Brix Comptech Racing
3 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 14 1h 44m 6.772s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
4 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 12 1h 44m 7.363s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
5 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 12 1h 44m 34.436s 0 Hall Racing
6 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 8 1h 44m 38.685s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
7 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 6 104 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
8 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 5 104 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
9 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 4 104 laps 0 Galles Racing
10 Richie Hearn Reynard 95I, #44 3 103 laps 0 Della Penna Motorsports
11 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 2 103 laps 0 Patrick Racing
12 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 1 100 laps 0 Team Rahal
13 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 0 98 laps 0 Walker Motorsport
14 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 0 98 laps 0 Team Rahal
15 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 0 97 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
16 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 0 90 laps 0 Brahma Sports Team
17 Dennis Vitolo Reynard 95I, #64 0 87 laps Electrics 0 Project Indy
18 Teo Fabi Reynard 96I, #21 0 86 laps Clutch 0 PacWest Racing Group
19 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 0 50 laps Engine 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
20 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 0 48 laps Accident 0 Hogan-Penske Racing
21 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 0 47 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
22 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 0 47 laps Accident 0 Forsythe Racing
23 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 0 46 laps Radiator 0 Team Scandia
24 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 0 39 laps Accident 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
25 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 0 29 laps Oil leak 0 All-American Racers
26 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 0 23 laps Engine 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
27 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 0 4 laps Accident 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
28 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 0 1 laps Electrics 0 Payton-Coyne Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1996 Long Beach Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 52.208s Hall Racing
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 52.257s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 52.365s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
4 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 52.521s Marlboro Team Penske
5 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 52.557s Patrick Racing
6 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 52.651s Brix Comptech Racing
7 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 52.754s Walker Motorsport
8 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 52.761s Forsythe Racing
9 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 52.796s Marlboro Team Penske
10 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 52.807s Newman-Haas Racing
11 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 52.864s PacWest Racing Group
12 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 52.871s Newman-Haas Racing
13 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 52.895s Tasman Motorsports Group
14 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 52.917s Hogan-Penske Racing
15 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 52.951s Tasman Motorsports Group
16 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 53.026s Brahma Sports Team
17 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 53.187s Team Rahal
18 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 53.219s Payton-Coyne Racing
19 Teo Fabi Reynard 96I, #21 53.221s PacWest Racing Group
20 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 53.343s Bettenhausen Motorsports
21 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 53.362s Team Rahal
22 Richie Hearn Reynard 95I, #44 53.433s Della Penna Motorsports
23 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 53.923s Arciero-Wells Racing
24 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 54.091s Galles Racing
25 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 54.343s Payton-Coyne Racing
26 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 54.549s All-American Racers
27 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 55.808s Team Scandia
28 Dennis Vitolo Reynard 95I, #64 55.85s Project Indy

List of all cars for the 1996 Long Beach Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Toyota