1996 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars in CART at the Rio de Janeiro circuit. Full information

1996 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

1996 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars is 255th CART race. Passed at the Rio de Janeiro circuit. Alessandro Zanardi won the pole position, Andre Ribeiro won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Al Unser jr and Scott Pruett also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 133 laps (399 km).

Previous race: 1996 Miami Grand Prix
Next race: 1996 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1996 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

2nd victory for the Tasman Motorsports Group team
2nd victory for the Andre Ribeiro
2nd podium for the Andre Ribeiro
74th podium for the Al Unser jr
7th podium for the Scott Pruett

1996 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 20 2h 6m 8.1s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
2 Al Unser jr Penske PC25, #2 16 2h 6m 10.241s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
3 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 14 2h 6m 10.832s 0 Patrick Racing
4 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 14 2h 6m 10.867s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 10 2h 6m 11.64s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
6 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 8 2h 6m 12.151s 0 Team Rahal
7 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 6 2h 6m 13.21s 0 Brahma Sports Team
8 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 5 132 laps 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
9 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 4 132 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
10 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 3 131 laps 0 Hall Racing
11 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 2 131 laps 0 Hogan-Penske Racing
12 Marco Greco Lola T96/00, #7 1 131 laps 0 Team Scandia
13 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 0 131 laps 0 Team Rahal
14 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 0 126 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
15 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 0 124 laps Accident 0 Walker Motorsport
16 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 0 118 laps Out of fuel 0 Brix Comptech Racing
17 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 0 118 laps 0 All-American Racers
18 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 0 116 laps Electrics 0 Forsythe Racing
19 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 0 102 laps Accident 0 Marlboro Team Penske
20 Carlos Guerrero Lola T96/00, #22 0 95 laps Engine 0 Team Scandia
21 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 0 87 laps Drive train 0 Galles Racing
22 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 0 86 laps Engine 0 Newman-Haas Racing
23 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 0 61 laps Overheating 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
24 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 0 53 laps Header 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 0 49 laps Brakes 0 PacWest Racing Group
26 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 0 37 laps Engine 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
27 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 0 10 laps Accident 0 PacWest Racing Group

Qualifying Results for the 1996 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars on the Rio de Janeiro circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 40.162s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 40.194s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 40.24s Tasman Motorsports Group
4 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 40.54s Forsythe Racing
5 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 40.542s Brix Comptech Racing
6 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 40.543s Team Rahal
7 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 40.618s Hall Racing
8 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 40.695s Tasman Motorsports Group
9 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 40.793s PacWest Racing Group
10 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 40.831s Patrick Racing
11 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 40.934s Walker Motorsport
12 Al Unser jr Penske PC25, #2 40.961s Marlboro Team Penske
13 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 41.058s Hogan-Penske Racing
14 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 41.097s Payton-Coyne Racing
15 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 41.134s Newman-Haas Racing
16 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 41.147s Team Rahal
17 Carlos Guerrero Lola T96/00, #22 41.465s Team Scandia
18 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 41.505s PacWest Racing Group
19 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 41.533s Galles Racing
20 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 41.711s Payton-Coyne Racing
21 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 42.102s Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 42.275s Arciero-Wells Racing
23 Marco Greco Lola T96/00, #7 42.911s Team Scandia
24 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 44.075s All-American Racers
25 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 Accident Marlboro Team Penske
26 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 Brahma Sports Team
27 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 Newman-Haas Racing

List of all cars for the 1996 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars on the Rio de Janeiro circuit

Reynard 96I

Toyota

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes