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

1997 Vancouver Champ Cars

1997 Vancouver Champ Cars is 284th CART race. Passed at the Vancouver circuit. Alessandro Zanardi won the pole position, Mauricio Gugelmin won this race. This was his 1st victory. Jimmy Vasser and Gil de Ferran also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 100 laps (266 km).

Previous race: 1997 Road America Champ Cars
Next race: 1997 Monterey Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Vancouver Champ Cars

3rd victory for the PacWest Racing Group team
1st victory for the Mauricio Gugelmin
7th podium for the Mauricio Gugelmin
13th podium for the Jimmy Vasser
13th podium for the Gil de Ferran

1997 Vancouver Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 20 1h 47m 17.995s 0 PacWest Racing Group
2 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 17 1h 47m 20.867s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 14 1h 47m 21.768s 0 Walker Racing
4 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 13 1h 47m 25.733s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Al Unser jr Penske PC26, #2 10 1h 47m 34.433s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
6 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 8 1h 47m 41.155s 0 Patrick Racing
7 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 6 1h 47m 48.411s 0 PacWest Racing Group
8 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 5 1h 47m 48.462s 0 Team Rahal
9 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 007i, #11 4 99 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
10 Andre Ribeiro Reynard 97I, #31 3 99 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
11 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 2 99 laps 0 Team Green
12 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 97I, #36 1 98 laps 0 All-American Racers
13 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 0 95 laps Accident 0 Hogan Racing
14 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 97I, #24 0 94 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
15 Roberto Moreno Reynard 97I, #16 0 80 laps Steering 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
16 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 0 71 laps Accident damage 0 Newman-Haas Racing
17 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 0 63 laps Accident damage 0 Forsythe Racing
18 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 0 52 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
19 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 0 52 laps Accident 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
20 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 0 52 laps Clutch 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
21 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 0 46 laps Accident 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
22 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 0 44 laps Accident 0 Della Penna Motorsports
23 Christian Danner Reynard 97I, #34 0 41 laps Engine 0 Dale Coyne Racing
24 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 0 34 laps Engine 0 Team Rahal
25 PJ Jones Reynard 97I, #98 0 19 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers
26 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 0 19 laps Accident damage 0 Davis Racing
27 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #64 0 1 laps Accident 0 Project Indy
28 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 0 1 laps Accident 0 Marlboro Team Penske

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

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 97I, #4 54.025s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 54.351s Team Rahal
3 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 97I, #1 54.386s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
4 Michael Andretti Swift 007i, #6 54.419s Newman-Haas Racing
5 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 54.505s PacWest Racing Group
6 Bryan Herta Reynard 97I, #8 54.542s Team Rahal
7 Gil de Ferran Reynard 97I, #5 54.553s Walker Racing
8 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 54.6s PacWest Racing Group
9 Greg Moore Reynard 97I, #99 54.614s Forsythe Racing
10 Dario Franchitti Reynard 97I, #9 54.655s Hogan Racing
11 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 54.75s Patrick Racing
12 Raul Boesel Reynard 97I, #40 55.052s Patrick Racing
13 Andre Ribeiro Reynard 97I, #31 55.09s Tasman Motorsports Group
14 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 007i, #11 55.118s Newman-Haas Racing
15 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 55.183s Payton-Coyne Racing
16 Adrian Fernandez Lola T97/00, #32 55.315s Tasman Motorsports Group
17 Paul Tracy Penske PC26, #3 55.535s Marlboro Team Penske
18 Parker Johnstone Reynard 97I, #27 55.635s Team Green
19 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 97I, #25 55.93s Arciero-Wells Racing
20 Roberto Moreno Reynard 97I, #16 55.962s Bettenhausen Motorsports
21 Richie Hearn Lola T97/00, #21 56.027s Della Penna Motorsports
22 Al Unser jr Penske PC26, #2 56.028s Marlboro Team Penske
23 Christian Danner Reynard 97I, #34 56.068s Dale Coyne Racing
24 Juan Manuel Fangio II Reynard 97I, #36 56.241s All-American Racers
25 PJ Jones Reynard 97I, #98 56.373s All-American Racers
26 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 97I, #24 58.508s Arciero-Wells Racing
27 Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #64 1m 2.557s Project Indy
28 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #77 Accident damage Davis Racing

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

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 97I

Mercedes

Penske PC26

Mercedes