1997 Detroit Grand Prix in CART at the Belle Isle circuit. Full information

1997 Detroit Grand Prix

1997 Detroit Grand Prix is 277th CART race. Passed at the Belle Isle circuit. Gil de Ferran won the pole position, Greg Moore won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Michael Andretti and Gil de Ferran also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 77 laps (260 km).

Previous race: 1997 Milwaukee Champ Cars
Next race: 1997 Portland Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Detroit Grand Prix

7th victory for the Forsythe Racing team
2nd victory for the Greg Moore
7th podium for the Greg Moore
74th podium for the Michael Andretti
8th podium for the Gil de Ferran

1997 Detroit Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Greg Moore 20 1h 52m 45.143s 0 Forsythe Racing
2 Michael Andretti 16 1h 52m 46.961s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
3 Gil de Ferran 16 1h 52m 47.083s 0 Walker Racing
4 Jimmy Vasser 12 1h 52m 47.238s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Roberto Moreno 10 1h 52m 48.87s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
6 Raul Boesel 8 1h 52m 49.507s 0 Patrick Racing
7 Bryan Herta 6 1h 52m 53.55s 0 Team Rahal
8 Al Unser jr 5 1h 52m 54.522s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
9 Bobby Rahal 4 1h 52m 54.74s 0 Team Rahal
10 Juan Manuel Fangio II 3 1h 52m 56.283s 0 All-American Racers
11 Massimiliano Papis 2 1h 52m 57.598s 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
12 Christian Danner 1 1h 52m 57.915s 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
13 Dario Franchitti 0 1h 52m 58.568s 0 Hogan Racing
14 PJ Jones 0 1h 53m 46.171s 0 All-American Racers
15 Patrick Carpentier 0 1h 54m 9.26s 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
16 Mauricio Gugelmin 0 76 laps Out of fuel 0 PacWest Racing Group
17 Mark Blundell 0 76 laps Out of fuel 0 PacWest Racing Group
18 Arnd Meier 0 75 laps 0 Project Indy
19 Hiro Matsushita 0 72 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
20 Parker Johnstone 0 71 laps Engine 0 Team Green
21 Gualter Salles 0 61 laps Accident 0 Davis Racing
22 Michel Jourdain jr 0 43 laps Accident 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
23 Richie Hearn 0 32 laps Accident 0 Della Penna Motorsports
24 Scott Pruett 0 25 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
25 Andre Ribeiro 0 10 laps Accident 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
26 Alessandro Zanardi 0 1 laps Suspension 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
27 Adrian Fernandez 0 Accident 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
0 Paul Tracy 0 0 Marlboro Team Penske

List of all cars for the 1997 Detroit Grand Prix on the Belle Isle circuit

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Mercedes

Penske PC26

Mercedes