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. This was his 1st victory. 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

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 - 1996 Portland Champ Cars winner

1996 Portland Champ Cars results

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

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

Reynard 96I

Toyota

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes