1997 Miami Grand Prix in CART at the Homestead circuit. Full information

1997 Miami Grand Prix

1997 Miami Grand Prix is 270th CART race. Passed at the Homestead circuit. Alessandro Zanardi won the pole position, Michael Andretti won this race. This was his 36th victory. Paul Tracy and Jimmy Vasser also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 147 laps (355 km).

Previous race: 1996 Monterey Grand Prix
Next race: 1997 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Miami Grand Prix

52nd victory for the Newman-Haas Racing team
36th victory for the Michael Andretti
70th podium for the Michael Andretti
26th podium for the Paul Tracy
11th podium for the Jimmy Vasser

1997 Miami Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 21 1h 38m 45.666s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
2 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 16 1h 38m 49.067s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
3 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 14 1h 38m 55.25s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
4 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 12 1h 38m 57.246s 0 Forsythe Racing
5 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 10 1h 39m 17.613s 0 Patrick Racing
6 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 8 1h 39m 29.485s 0 PacWest Racing Group
7 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 7 1h 39m 54.002s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
8 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 5 146 laps 0 Team Green
9 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 4 146 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
10 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 3 146 laps 0 Team Rahal
11 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 2 146 laps 0 Della Penna Motorsports
12 Andre Ribeiro Lola T97/00, #31 1 146 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
13 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 0 146 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
14 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 0 145 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
15 Gualter Salles Reynard 96I, #77 0 145 laps 0 Davis Racing
16 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 0 144 laps 0 Team Rahal
17 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 0 143 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
18 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 0 143 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
19 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 0 133 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
20 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 96I, #36 0 122 laps 0 All-American Racers
21 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 96I, #24 0 88 laps Engine 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
22 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 0 68 laps Accident 0 Walker Racing
23 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #64 0 62 laps Engine 0 Project Indy
24 Roberto Moreno Lola T97/00, #34 0 62 laps Handling 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 0 44 laps Accident 0 Hogan Racing
26 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 007i, #11 0 40 laps Oil leak 0 Newman-Haas Racing
27 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC26, #2 0 27 laps Electrics 0 Marlboro Team Penske
28 P.J. Jones Reynard 96I, #98 0 26 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers

Qualifying Results for the 1997 Miami Grand Prix on the Homestead circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 28s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 28.025s PacWest Racing Group
3 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 28.05s Walker Racing
4 Greg Moore Reynard 96I, #99 28.15s Forsythe Racing
5 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 28.277s PacWest Racing Group
6 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 28.301s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
7 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 28.313s Team Green
8 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 28.334s Patrick Racing
9 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 28.384s Bettenhausen Motorsports
10 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC26, #2 28.419s Marlboro Team Penske
11 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 28.477s Patrick Racing
12 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 28.516s Team Rahal
13 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 28.547s Hogan Racing
14 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 28.596s Newman-Haas Racing
15 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 007i, #11 28.746s Newman-Haas Racing
16 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 28.764s Marlboro Team Penske
17 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 28.784s Arciero-Wells Racing
18 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 28.792s Team Rahal
19 Gualter Salles Reynard 96I, #77 28.795s Davis Racing
20 Andre Ribeiro Lola T97/00, #31 29.252s Tasman Motorsports Group
21 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 29.324s Della Penna Motorsports
22 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 29.413s Tasman Motorsports Group
23 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 29.768s Payton-Coyne Racing
24 P.J. Jones Reynard 96I, #98 29.783s All-American Racers
25 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 96I, #36 29.947s All-American Racers
26 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 96I, #24 30.39s Arciero-Wells Racing
27 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #64 30.958s Project Indy
28 Roberto Moreno Lola T97/00, #34 Handling Payton-Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1997 Miami Grand Prix on the Homestead circuit

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Mercedes

Penske PC26

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Toyota