1997 St Louis Champ Cars in CART at the St Louis circuit. Full information

1997 St Louis Champ Cars

1997 St Louis Champ Cars is 275th CART race. Passed at the St Louis circuit. Raul Boesel won the pole position, Paul Tracy won this race. This was his 13th victory. Patrick Carpentier and Gil de Ferran also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 236 laps (482 km).

Previous race: 1997 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars
Next race: 1997 Milwaukee Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 St Louis Champ Cars

38th victory for the Marlboro Team Penske team
13th victory for the Paul Tracy
29th podium for the Paul Tracy
1st podium for the Patrick Carpentier
7th podium for the Gil de Ferran

1997 St Louis Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 20 2h 37m 54.496s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
2 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 16 2h 37m 56.887s 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
3 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 14 2h 37m 59.812s 0 Walker Racing
4 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 12 2h 38m 0.628s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 10 2h 38m 6.394s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
6 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 8 2h 38m 6.906s 0 PacWest Racing Group
7 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 6 2h 38m 8.088s 0 Team Green
8 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 5 2h 38m 15.226s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
9 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 4 2h 38m 16.966s 0 Della Penna Motorsports
10 Andre Ribeiro Lola T97/00, #31 3 2h 38m 17.623s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
11 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 3 2h 38m 19.004s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
12 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 1 2h 38m 20.786s 0 Davis Racing
13 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 0 234 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
14 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 1 231 laps 0 Patrick Racing
15 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 97I, #24 0 229 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
16 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 0 216 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
17 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 0 210 laps Transmission 0 Hogan Racing
18 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC26, #2 0 181 laps Transmission 0 Marlboro Team Penske
19 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 0 143 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
20 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 0 103 laps Electrics 0 Team Rahal
21 P.J. Jones Reynard 97I, #98 0 99 laps Out of fuel 0 All-American Racers
22 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 0 73 laps Electrics 0 Team Rahal
23 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 97I, #36 0 37 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers
24 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 0 28 laps Ignition 0 PacWest Racing Group
25 Roberto Moreno Swift 007i, #11 0 8 laps Transmission 0 Newman-Haas Racing
26 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 0 4 laps Engine 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
0 Paul Jasper Lola T97/00, #34 0 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
0 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #64 0 0 Project Indy

Qualifying Results for the 1997 St Louis Champ Cars on the St Louis circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 24.324s Patrick Racing
2 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 24.353s Marlboro Team Penske
3 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 24.374s PacWest Racing Group
4 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 24.496s Forsythe Racing
5 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 24.546s Bettenhausen Motorsports
6 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC26, #2 24.576s Marlboro Team Penske
7 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 24.614s Team Green
8 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 24.695s Hogan Racing
9 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 24.702s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
10 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 24.726s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
11 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 24.727s Newman-Haas Racing
12 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 24.744s Team Rahal
13 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 24.756s Della Penna Motorsports
14 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 24.905s Team Rahal
15 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 24.911s Walker Racing
16 Roberto Moreno Swift 007i, #11 24.925s Newman-Haas Racing
17 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 24.981s Patrick Racing
18 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 25.071s Tasman Motorsports Group
19 Andre Ribeiro Lola T97/00, #31 25.114s Tasman Motorsports Group
20 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 25.241s PacWest Racing Group
21 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 25.371s Davis Racing
22 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 25.568s Arciero-Wells Racing
24 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 25.604s Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #64 25.674s Project Indy
26 P.J. Jones Reynard 97I, #98 26.271s All-American Racers
27 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 97I, #24 Arciero-Wells Racing
28 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 97I, #36 25.596s All-American Racers
28 Paul Jasper Lola T97/00, #34 Payton-Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1997 St Louis Champ Cars on the St Louis circuit

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Mercedes

Penske PC26

Mercedes