1996 Monterey Grand Prix in CART at the Laguna Seca circuit. Full information

1996 Monterey Grand Prix

1996 Monterey Grand Prix is 269th CART race. Passed at the Laguna Seca circuit. Alessandro Zanardi won the pole position and this race. This was his 3rd victory. Bryan Herta and Scott Pruett also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 83 laps (299 km).

Previous race: 1996 Vancouver Champ Cars
Next race: 1997 Miami Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1996 Monterey Grand Prix

9th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
3rd victory for the Alessandro Zanardi
6th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
3rd podium for the Bryan Herta
9th podium for the Scott Pruett

Reynard 96I - 1996 Monterey Grand Prix winner

Reynard 96I #4 - 1996 Monterey Grand Prix winner

1996 Monterey Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 22 1h 48m 32.157s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 16 1h 48m 33.569s 0 Team Rahal
3 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 14 1h 48m 47.911s 0 Patrick Racing
4 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 12 1h 48m 48.247s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 10 1h 48m 49.937s 0 PacWest Racing Group
6 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 8 1h 48m 50.307s 0 Forsythe Racing
7 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 6 1h 48m 51.034s 0 Team Rahal
8 Jan Magnussen Penske PC25, #9 5 1h 49m 6.964s 0 Hogan-Penske Racing
9 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 4 82 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
10 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 3 82 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
11 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 2 82 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
12 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 1 82 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
13 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 0 82 laps 0 Brix Comptech Racing
14 Davy Jones Lola T96/00, #10 0 82 laps 0 Galles Racing
15 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 0 82 laps 0 Walker Motorsport
16 Al Unser jr Penske PC25, #2 0 82 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
17 Richie Hearn Reynard 95I, #44 0 80 laps 0 Della Penna Motorsports
18 Scott Goodyear Reynard 96I, #15 0 80 laps 0 Walker Motorsport
19 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 0 76 laps Fire 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
20 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 0 69 laps Electrics 0 Brahma Sports Team
21 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 0 52 laps Accident 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 96I, #25 0 39 laps Engine 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
23 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 0 33 laps Engine 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
24 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 0 18 laps Electrics 0 PacWest Racing Group
25 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 0 15 laps Suspension 0 Hall Racing
26 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 0 15 laps Exhausts 0 Team Scandia
27 PJ Jones Eagle Mk5, #98 0 15 laps Electrics 0 All-American Racers
28 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 0 5 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers
29 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 0 2 laps Accident 0 Marlboro Team Penske

Qualifying Results for the 1996 Monterey Grand Prix on the Laguna Seca circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 1m 8.004s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 1m 8.019s Team Rahal
3 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 1m 8.188s PacWest Racing Group
4 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 1m 8.232s PacWest Racing Group
5 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 1m 8.298s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
6 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 1m 8.679s Forsythe Racing
7 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 1m 8.739s Tasman Motorsports Group
8 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 1m 8.757s Newman-Haas Racing
9 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 1m 8.783s Team Rahal
10 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 1m 8.83s Patrick Racing
11 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 1m 8.948s Newman-Haas Racing
12 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 1m 8.954s Brix Comptech Racing
13 Al Unser jr Penske PC25, #2 1m 9.035s Marlboro Team Penske
14 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 1m 9.118s Hall Racing
15 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 1m 9.442s Walker Motorsport
16 Jan Magnussen Penske PC25, #9 1m 9.473s Hogan-Penske Racing
17 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 96I, #25 1m 9.514s Arciero-Wells Racing
18 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 1m 9.58s Marlboro Team Penske
19 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 1m 9.583s Bettenhausen Motorsports
20 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 1m 9.594s Tasman Motorsports Group
21 Davy Jones Lola T96/00, #10 1m 9.616s Galles Racing
22 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 1m 9.831s Brahma Sports Team
23 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 1m 10.359s Payton-Coyne Racing
24 Richie Hearn Reynard 95I, #44 1m 10.774s Della Penna Motorsports
25 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 1m 10.78s Team Scandia
26 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 1m 10.946s Payton-Coyne Racing
27 Scott Goodyear Reynard 96I, #15 1m 10.953s Walker Motorsport
28 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 1m 11.15s All-American Racers
29 PJ Jones Eagle Mk5, #98 1m 11.371s All-American Racers

List of all cars for the 1996 Monterey Grand Prix on the Laguna Seca circuit

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Toyota