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

1997 Toronto Champ Cars

1997 Toronto Champ Cars is 280th CART race. Passed at the Toronto circuit. Dario Franchitti won the pole position, Mark Blundell won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Alessandro Zanardi and Andre Ribeiro also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 95 laps (268 km).

Previous race: 1997 Cleveland Champ Cars
Next race: 1997 US 500

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Toronto Champ Cars

2nd victory for the PacWest Racing Group team
2nd victory for the Mark Blundell
2nd podium for the Mark Blundell
9th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
4th podium for the Andre Ribeiro

1997 Toronto Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 21 1h 45m 43.936s 0 PacWest Racing Group
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 16 1h 45m 44.595s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Andre Ribeiro Reynard 97I, #31 14 1h 45m 55.81s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
4 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 12 1h 45m 57.033s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
5 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 10 1h 46m 9.872s 0 Patrick Racing
6 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 8 1h 46m 10.367s 0 PacWest Racing Group
7 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 6 1h 46m 15.666s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
8 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 5 1h 46m 18.575s 0 Patrick Racing
9 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 4 1h 46m 20.073s 0 Team Rahal
10 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 3 1h 46m 25.206s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
11 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 007i, #11 2 94 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
12 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 1 94 laps 0 Team Green
13 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 0 94 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
14 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 0 94 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
15 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 0 93 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
16 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 0 93 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
17 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 0 92 laps 0 Team Rahal
18 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 0 92 laps 0 Davis Racing
19 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 97I, #36 0 91 laps 0 All-American Racers
20 Al Unser jr Penske PC26, #2 0 91 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
21 PJ Jones Reynard 97I, #98 0 89 laps Out of fuel 0 All-American Racers
22 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 97I, #24 0 89 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
23 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 0 69 laps Accident 0 Forsythe Racing
24 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #64 0 62 laps Fuel pressure 0 Project Indy
25 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 0 40 laps Brakes 0 Walker Racing
26 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 1 39 laps Accident 0 Hogan Racing
27 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 0 23 laps Transmission 0 Della Penna Motorsports
28 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #34 0 19 laps Handling 0 Payton-Coyne Racing

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

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 58.618s Hogan Racing
2 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 58.926s PacWest Racing Group
3 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 59.05s Team Rahal
4 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 59.12s Newman-Haas Racing
5 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 59.247s Patrick Racing
6 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 59.289s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
7 Andre Ribeiro Reynard 97I, #31 59.295s Tasman Motorsports Group
8 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 59.349s Patrick Racing
9 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 59.424s Forsythe Racing
10 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 59.475s PacWest Racing Group
11 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 59.565s Walker Racing
12 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 59.642s Team Rahal
13 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 007i, #11 59.659s Newman-Haas Racing
14 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 58.889s Marlboro Team Penske
15 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 59.934s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
16 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 1m 0.001s Davis Racing
17 Al Unser jr Penske PC26, #2 1m 0.213s Marlboro Team Penske
18 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 1m 0.256s Payton-Coyne Racing
19 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 1m 0.418s Team Green
20 PJ Jones Reynard 97I, #98 1m 0.753s All-American Racers
21 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 97I, #16 1m 0.988s Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 1m 1.109s Tasman Motorsports Group
23 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 1m 1.138s Arciero-Wells Racing
24 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 1m 1.617s Della Penna Motorsports
25 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 97I, #36 1m 2.115s All-American Racers
26 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #64 1m 2.268s Project Indy
27 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 97I, #24 1m 4.279s Arciero-Wells Racing
28 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #34 1m 4.805s Payton-Coyne Racing

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

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Mercedes

Penske PC26

Mercedes