1997 Road America Champ Cars in CART at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Full information

1997 Road America Champ Cars

1997 Road America Champ Cars is 283rd CART race. Passed at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Mauricio Gugelmin won the pole position, Alessandro Zanardi won this race. This was his 8th victory. Mauricio Gugelmin and Gil de Ferran also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 50 laps (326 km).

Previous race: 1997 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars
Next race: 1997 Vancouver Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Road America Champ Cars

14th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
8th victory for the Alessandro Zanardi
12th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
6th podium for the Mauricio Gugelmin
12th podium for the Gil de Ferran

Reynard 97I - 1997 Road America Champ Cars winner

Reynard 97I - 1997 Road America Champ Cars winner

1997 Road America Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi 20 1h 57m 54.544s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Mauricio Gugelmin 17 1h 58m 0.692s 0 PacWest Racing Group
3 Gil de Ferran 14 1h 58m 5.292s 0 Walker Racing
4 Christian Fittipaldi 12 1h 58m 6.373s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
5 Scott Pruett 10 1h 58m 7.573s 0 Patrick Racing
6 Bobby Rahal 8 1h 58m 9.273s 0 Team Rahal
7 Al Unser jr 6 1h 58m 29.487s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
8 Jimmy Vasser 5 1h 58m 34.12s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
9 Richie Hearn 4 1h 59m 4.125s 0 Della Penna Motorsports
10 Juan Manuel Fangio II 3 1h 59m 13.001s 0 All-American Racers
11 Bryan Herta 2 49 laps Brakes 0 Team Rahal
12 Adrian Fernandez 1 49 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
13 Gualter Salles 0 49 laps 0 Davis Racing
14 PJ Jones 0 49 laps 0 All-American Racers
15 Massimiliano Papis 0 48 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
16 Mark Blundell 1 47 laps Engine 0 PacWest Racing Group
17 Charles Nearburg 0 45 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
18 Greg Moore 0 33 laps Spun 0 Forsythe Racing
19 Arnd Meier 0 33 laps Accident 0 Project Indy
20 Michel Jourdain jr 0 29 laps Accident 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
21 Raul Boesel 0 24 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
22 Andre Ribeiro 0 24 laps Accident 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
23 Parker Johnstone 0 23 laps Accident 0 Team Green
24 Hiro Matsushita 0 19 laps Accident 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
25 Dario Franchitti 0 15 laps Accident 0 Hogan Racing
26 Michael Andretti 0 13 laps Spun 0 Newman-Haas Racing
27 Patrick Carpentier 0 2 laps Transmission 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
28 Paul Tracy 0 Accident 0 Marlboro Team Penske

List of all cars for the 1997 Road America Champ Cars on the Elkhart Lake circuit

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Mercedes

Penske PC26

Mercedes