1996 Portland Champ Cars in CART at the Portland circuit. Full information

1996 Portland Champ Cars

1996 Portland Champ Cars is 262nd CART race. Passed at the Portland circuit. Alessandro Zanardi won the pole position and this race. Gil de Ferran and Christian Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 98 laps (310 km).

Previous race: 1996 Detroit Grand Prix
Next race: 1996 Cleveland Champ Cars
Race Start: 23rd June 1996

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1996 Portland Champ Cars

7th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
1st victory for the Alessandro Zanardi
1st podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
5th podium for the Gil de Ferran
3rd podium for the Christian Fittipaldi

Reynard 96I - 1996 Portland Champ Cars winner

Reynard 96I #4 - 1996 Portland Champ Cars winner

1996 Portland Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 22 1h 50m 25.401s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 16 1h 50m 34.538s 0 Hall Racing
3 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 14 1h 50m 37.073s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
4 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 12 1h 50m 40.306s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
5 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 10 1h 50m 43.658s 0 Brix Comptech Racing
6 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 8 1h 50m 59.518s 0 Team Rahal
7 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 6 1h 51m 1.22s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
8 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 5 1h 51m 21.852s 0 PacWest Racing Group
9 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 4 97 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
10 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 3 97 laps 0 Walker Motorsport
11 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 2 97 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
12 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 1 97 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
13 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 0 96 laps 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
14 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 0 96 laps 0 All-American Racers
15 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 0 96 laps 0 Galles Racing
16 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 0 96 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
17 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 0 95 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
18 Eliseo Salazar Lola T96/00, #7 0 93 laps 0 Team Scandia
19 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 0 84 laps Electrics 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
20 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 0 78 laps Transmission 0 Hogan-Penske Racing
21 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 0 64 laps Engine 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
22 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 0 60 laps Accident 0 Team Scandia
23 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 0 47 laps Handling 0 Patrick Racing
24 P.J. Jones Eagle Mk5, #98 0 42 laps Accident 0 All-American Racers
25 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 0 12 laps Electrics 0 Forsythe Racing
26 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 0 10 laps Oil leak 0 Team Rahal
27 Paul Tracy, Raul Boesel Penske PC25, #3 0 10 laps Suspension 0 Marlboro Team Penske

Qualifying Results for the 1996 Portland Champ Cars on the Portland circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 59.893s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 59.989s Patrick Racing
3 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 1m 0.005s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
4 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 1m 0.072s Team Rahal
5 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 1m 0.263s Tasman Motorsports Group
6 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 1m 0.293s Newman-Haas Racing
7 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 1m 0.385s Marlboro Team Penske
8 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 1m 0.441s Forsythe Racing
9 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 1m 0.446s Hall Racing
10 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 1m 0.479s PacWest Racing Group
11 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 1m 0.585s Newman-Haas Racing
12 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 1m 0.6s Marlboro Team Penske
13 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 1m 0.768s Tasman Motorsports Group
14 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 1m 0.828s Walker Motorsport
15 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 1m 0.868s Brix Comptech Racing
16 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 1m 1.07s Hogan-Penske Racing
17 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 1m 1.104s Brahma Sports Team
18 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 1m 1.171s Team Rahal
19 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 1m 1.396s Bettenhausen Motorsports
20 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 1m 1.417s Galles Racing
21 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 1m 1.628s PacWest Racing Group
22 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 1m 1.855s Payton-Coyne Racing
23 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 1m 1.877s Arciero-Wells Racing
24 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 1m 2.005s All-American Racers
25 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T96/00, #22 1m 2.172s Team Scandia
26 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 1m 2.347s Payton-Coyne Racing
27 P.J. Jones, Eliseo Salazar Eagle Mk5, #98 1m 2.867s All-American Racers

List of all cars for the 1996 Portland Champ Cars on the Portland circuit

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Toyota