1997 Nazareth Champ Cars in CART at the Nazareth circuit. Full information

1997 Nazareth Champ Cars

1997 Nazareth Champ Cars is 273rd CART race. Passed at the Nazareth circuit. Paul Tracy won the pole position and this race. This was his 11th victory. Michael Andretti and Al Unser, Jr. also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 225 laps (343 km).

Previous race: 1997 Long Beach Grand Prix
Next race: 1997 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Nazareth Champ Cars

36th victory for the Marlboro Team Penske team
11th victory for the Paul Tracy
27th podium for the Paul Tracy
72nd podium for the Michael Andretti
78th podium for the Al Unser, Jr.

1997 Nazareth Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 22 1h 53m 31.337s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
2 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 16 1h 53m 31.864s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
3 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC26, #2 14 1h 53m 32.587s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
4 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 12 1h 53m 36.09s 0 Walker Racing
5 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 10 1h 53m 37.429s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
6 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 8 224 laps 0 Team Rahal
7 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 6 224 laps 0 Team Rahal
8 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 5 224 laps 0 Patrick Racing
9 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 4 224 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
10 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 3 224 laps 0 Patrick Racing
11 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 2 223 laps 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
12 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 1 223 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
13 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 0 222 laps 0 Hogan Racing
14 Roberto Moreno Swift 007i, #11 0 218 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
15 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 96I, #36 0 214 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers
16 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 0 194 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
17 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 0 190 laps Accident 0 Team Green
18 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 0 190 laps Accident 0 Della Penna Motorsports
19 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 0 178 laps Accident 0 PacWest Racing Group
20 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 0 111 laps Engine 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
21 P.J. Jones Reynard 96I, #98 0 96 laps Fuel system 0 All-American Racers
22 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 0 81 laps Engine 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
23 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 0 58 laps Accident 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
24 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 0 34 laps Accident 0 Davis Racing
25 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 96I, #24 0 23 laps Black flagged 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
26 Andre Ribeiro Lola T97/00, #31 0 4 laps Transmission 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
0 Paul Jasper Lola T97/00, #34 0 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
0 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #64 0 0 Project Indy

Qualifying Results for the 1997 Nazareth Champ Cars on the Nazareth circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 18.831s Marlboro Team Penske
2 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 19.163s Newman-Haas Racing
3 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 19.204s Bettenhausen Motorsports
4 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 19.255s Walker Racing
5 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 19.321s PacWest Racing Group
6 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 19.345s Patrick Racing
7 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC26, #2 19.382s Marlboro Team Penske
8 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 19.421s Team Rahal
9 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 19.423s Team Rahal
10 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 19.52s Forsythe Racing
11 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 19.556s Patrick Racing
12 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 19.647s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
13 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 19.697s Davis Racing
14 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 19.716s Della Penna Motorsports
15 Andre Ribeiro Lola T97/00, #31 19.73s Tasman Motorsports Group
16 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 19.868s PacWest Racing Group
17 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 19.895s Team Green
18 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 19.902s Hogan Racing
19 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 19.937s Tasman Motorsports Group
20 Roberto Moreno Swift 007i, #11 19.944s Newman-Haas Racing
21 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 20.008s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
22 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 20.346s Arciero-Wells Racing
23 P.J. Jones Reynard 96I, #98 20.669s All-American Racers
24 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 20.687s Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 96I, #36 20.717s All-American Racers
26 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 96I, #24 21.001s Arciero-Wells Racing
27 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #64 21.076s Project Indy
28 Paul Jasper Lola T97/00, #34 21.366s Payton-Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1997 Nazareth Champ Cars on the Nazareth circuit

Penske PC26

Mercedes

Reynard 96I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Mercedes