1996 Michigan 500 in CART at the Michigan circuit. Full information

1996 Michigan 500

1996 Michigan 500 is 265th CART race. Passed at the Michigan circuit. Jimmy Vasser won the pole position, Andre Ribeiro won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Bryan Herta and Mauricio Gugelmin also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1996 Toronto Champ Cars
Next race: 1996 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1996 Michigan 500

4th victory for the Tasman Motorsports Group team
3rd victory for the Andre Ribeiro
3rd podium for the Andre Ribeiro
2nd podium for the Bryan Herta
4th podium for the Mauricio Gugelmin

1996 Michigan 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 21 3h 16m 33.425s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
2 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 16 3h 16m 34.803s 0 Team Rahal
3 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 14 3h 16m 35.717s 0 PacWest Racing Group
4 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 12 249 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
5 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 10 248 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
6 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 8 248 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
7 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 6 247 laps 0 Brahma Sports Team
8 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 5 246 laps 0 Walker Motorsport
9 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 5 245 laps 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
10 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 3 245 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
11 Eliseo Salazar Lola T96/00, #7 2 245 laps 0 Team Scandia
12 Davy Jones Lola T96/00, #10 1 242 laps 0 Galles Racing
13 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 0 241 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
14 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 0 240 laps 0 All-American Racers
15 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 0 240 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
16 P.J. Jones Eagle Mk5, #98 0 234 laps 0 All-American Racers
17 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 0 227 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
18 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 0 220 laps Accident 0 Brix Comptech Racing
19 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 0 209 laps Wheel bearing 0 Hall Racing
20 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 0 169 laps Clutch 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
21 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 0 128 laps Accident 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
22 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 0 99 laps Alternator 0 Newman-Haas Racing
23 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 0 93 laps Accident 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
24 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 0 41 laps Engine 0 Team Rahal
25 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 0 1 laps Accident 0 Hogan-Penske Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1996 Michigan 500 on the Michigan circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 30.682s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 30.816s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 30.835s Forsythe Racing
4 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 30.886s Marlboro Team Penske
5 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 30.92s Hogan-Penske Racing
6 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 31.028s Tasman Motorsports Group
7 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 31.064s Patrick Racing
8 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 31.168s Tasman Motorsports Group
9 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 31.233s Team Rahal
10 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 31.248s Brix Comptech Racing
11 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 31.332s Team Rahal
12 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 31.467s Newman-Haas Racing
13 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 31.473s PacWest Racing Group
14 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 31.516s Bettenhausen Motorsports
15 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 31.523s Brahma Sports Team
16 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 31.578s Hall Racing
17 Davy Jones Lola T96/00, #10 31.698s Galles Racing
18 Eliseo Salazar Lola T96/00, #7 31.746s Team Scandia
19 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 31.76s Newman-Haas Racing
20 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 31.859s Payton-Coyne Racing
21 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 31.877s PacWest Racing Group
22 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 31.895s Payton-Coyne Racing
23 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 32.344s All-American Racers
24 P.J. Jones Eagle Mk5, #98 33.511s All-American Racers
25 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 32.033s Walker Motorsport

List of all cars for the 1996 Michigan 500 on the Michigan circuit

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes