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

1996 US 500

1996 US 500 is 259th CART race. Passed at the Michigan circuit. Jimmy Vasser won the pole position and this race. This was his 4th victory. Mauricio Gugelmin and Roberto Moreno also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1996 Nazareth Champ Cars
Next race: 1996 Milwaukee Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1996 US 500

6th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
4th victory for the Jimmy Vasser
9th podium for the Jimmy Vasser
3rd podium for the Mauricio Gugelmin
1st podium for the Roberto Moreno

Reynard 96I - 1996 US 500 winner

Reynard 96I #12 - 1996 US 500 winner

1996 US 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 21 3h 11m 48.712s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 16 3h 11m 59.707s 0 PacWest Racing Group
3 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 14 249 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
4 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 12 249 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
5 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 10 249 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
6 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 8 249 laps 0 Galles Racing
7 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 6 248 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
8 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 5 246 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
9 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 4 245 laps 0 Hall Racing
10 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 3 241 laps 0 Hogan-Penske Racing
11 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 2 236 laps Gearbox 0 Brix Comptech Racing
12 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 1 232 laps Engine 0 Newman-Haas Racing
13 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 0 225 laps Engine 0 Forsythe Racing
14 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 0 217 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
15 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 0 216 laps Engine 0 Team Rahal
16 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 0 195 laps Engine 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
17 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 1 175 laps Engine 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
18 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 0 143 laps Engine 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
19 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 0 130 laps Accident 0 Team Rahal
20 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 0 94 laps Engine 0 Walker Motorsport
21 Gary Bettenhausen Penske PC23, #26 0 79 laps Accident 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 0 69 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers
23 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 0 67 laps Cv joint 0 Newman-Haas Racing
24 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 0 54 laps Electrics 0 Brahma Sports Team
25 Fredrik Ekblom Reynard 96I, #15 0 11 laps Engine 0 Walker Motorsport
26 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 0 3 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
0 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 0 0 Tasman Motorsports Group

Qualifying Results for the 1996 US 500 on the Michigan circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 96I, #12 31.031s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Adrian Fernandez Lola T96/00, #32 31.154s Tasman Motorsports Group
3 Bryan Herta Reynard 96I, #28 31.199s Team Rahal
4 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 96I, #4 31.202s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC25, #2 31.275s Marlboro Team Penske
6 Andre Ribeiro Lola T96/00, #31 31.344s Tasman Motorsports Group
7 Paul Tracy Penske PC25, #3 31.444s Marlboro Team Penske
8 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC25, #9 31.604s Hogan-Penske Racing
9 Scott Pruett Lola T96/00, #20 31.618s Patrick Racing
10 Raul Boesel Reynard 96I, #1 31.64s Brahma Sports Team
11 Michael Andretti Lola T96/00, #6 31.774s Newman-Haas Racing
12 Christian Fittipaldi Lola T96/00, #11 31.824s Newman-Haas Racing
13 Gil de Ferran Reynard 96I, #8 31.864s Hall Racing
14 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 96I, #17 31.911s PacWest Racing Group
15 Bobby Rahal Reynard 96I, #18 31.934s Team Rahal
16 Parker Johnstone Reynard 96I, #49 32.09s Brix Comptech Racing
17 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 32.139s Forsythe Racing
18 Eddie Lawson Lola T96/00, #10 32.448s Galles Racing
19 Mark Blundell Reynard 96I, #21 32.508s PacWest Racing Group
20 Roberto Moreno Lola T96/00, #34 32.513s Payton-Coyne Racing
21 Robby Gordon Reynard 96I, #5 32.597s Walker Motorsport
22 Stefan Johansson Reynard 96I, #16 32.865s Bettenhausen Motorsports
23 Fredrik Ekblom Reynard 96I, #15 32.952s Walker Motorsport
24 Jeff Krosnoff Reynard 96I, #25 33.128s Arciero-Wells Racing
25 Hiro Matsushita Lola T96/00, #19 33.326s Payton-Coyne Racing
26 Juan Manuel Fangio II Eagle Mk5, #36 34.371s All-American Racers
27 Gary Bettenhausen Penske PC23, #26 34.515s Bettenhausen Motorsports

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

Penske PC23

Mercedes

Lola T96/00

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Eagle Mk5

Toyota

Penske PC25

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Toyota