2001 Fontana Champ Cars in CART at the California Speedway circuit. Full information

2001 Fontana Champ Cars

2001 Fontana Champ Cars is 366th CART race. Passed at the California Speedway circuit. Alexandre Tagliani won the pole position, Cristiano Da Matta won this race. This was his 4th victory. Massimiliano Papis and Alexandre Tagliani also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 220 laps (718 km).

Previous race: 2001 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars
Next race: 2002 Monterrey Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 2001 Fontana Champ Cars

61st victory for the Newman-Haas Racing team
4th victory for the Cristiano Da Matta
7th podium for the Cristiano Da Matta
9th podium for the Massimiliano Papis
3rd podium for the Alexandre Tagliani

2001 Fontana Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Cristiano Da Matta Lola B01/00, #6 20 2h 59m 39.716s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
2 Massimiliano Papis Lola B01/00, #7 17 2h 59m 39.839s 0 Team Rahal
3 Alexandre Tagliani Reynard 01I, #33 15 2h 59m 40.208s 0 Forsythe Racing
4 Bruno Junqueira Lola B01/00, #4 12 2h 59m 40.638s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Tony Kanaan Reynard 01I, #55 10 2h 59m 40.902s 0 Mo Nunn Racing
6 Gil de Ferran Reynard 01I, #1 8 2h 59m 42.847s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
7 Michael Andretti Reynard 01I, #39 6 2h 59m 43.564s 0 Team Green
8 Casey Mears Reynard 01I, #66 5 2h 59m 43.722s 0 Mo Nunn Racing
9 Alex Barron Lola B01/00, #25 4 2h 59m 44.679s 0 Arciero-Blair Racing
10 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 01I, #32 3 2h 59m 45.534s 0 Forsythe Racing
11 Oriol Servia Lola B01/00, #22 2 2h 59m 47.064s 0 Sigma Autosport
12 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 01I, #40 1 2h 59m 48.627s 0 Patrick Racing
13 Christian Fittipaldi Lola B01/00, #11 0 2h 59m 49.035s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
14 Memo Gidley Lola B01/00, #12 0 2h 59m 50.771s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
15 Toranosuke Takagi Reynard 01I, #5 0 3h 33.939s 0 Walker Racing
16 Michel Jourdain jr Lola B01/00, #16 0 219 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
17 Scott Dixon Reynard 01I, #18 0 215 laps Accident 0 PacWest Racing Group
18 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 01I, #51 0 195 laps Accident 0 Fernandez Racing
19 Roberto Moreno Reynard 01I, #20 0 188 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
20 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 01I, #17 0 154 laps Engine 0 PacWest Racing Group
21 Shinji Nakano Reynard 01I, #52 0 119 laps Engine 0 Fernandez Racing
22 Helio Castroneves Reynard 01I, #3 0 86 laps Engine 0 Marlboro Team Penske
23 Dario Franchitti Reynard 01I, #27 0 74 laps Engine 0 Team Green
24 Paul Tracy Reynard 01I, #26 0 64 laps Engine 0 Team Green
25 Bryan Herta Reynard 01I, #77 0 54 laps Electrics 0 Forsythe Racing
26 Kenny Brack Lola B01/00, #8 0 31 laps Accident 0 Team Rahal

Qualifying Results for the 2001 Fontana Champ Cars on the California Speedway circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alexandre Tagliani Reynard 01I, #33 31.935s Forsythe Racing
2 Cristiano Da Matta Lola B01/00, #6 32.009s Newman-Haas Racing
3 Kenny Brack Lola B01/00, #8 32.06s Team Rahal
4 Bryan Herta Reynard 01I, #77 32.1s Forsythe Racing
5 Christian Fittipaldi Lola B01/00, #11 32.117s Newman-Haas Racing
6 Massimiliano Papis Lola B01/00, #7 32.124s Team Rahal
7 Michel Jourdain jr Lola B01/00, #16 32.22s Bettenhausen Motorsports
8 Bruno Junqueira Lola B01/00, #4 32.27s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
9 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 01I, #40 32.296s Patrick Racing
10 Scott Dixon Reynard 01I, #18 32.33s PacWest Racing Group
11 Memo Gidley Lola B01/00, #12 32.349s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
12 Shinji Nakano Reynard 01I, #52 32.356s Fernandez Racing
13 Michael Andretti Reynard 01I, #39 32.397s Team Green
14 Tony Kanaan Reynard 01I, #55 32.432s Mo Nunn Racing
15 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 01I, #17 32.438s PacWest Racing Group
16 Gil de Ferran Reynard 01I, #1 32.439s Marlboro Team Penske
17 Oriol Servia Lola B01/00, #22 32.468s Sigma Autosport
18 Paul Tracy Reynard 01I, #26 32.471s Team Green
19 Alex Barron Lola B01/00, #25 32.492s Arciero-Blair Racing
20 Toranosuke Takagi Reynard 01I, #5 32.583s Walker Racing
21 Casey Mears Reynard 01I, #66 32.607s Mo Nunn Racing
22 Dario Franchitti Reynard 01I, #27 32.653s Team Green
23 Roberto Moreno Reynard 01I, #20 32.664s Patrick Racing
24 Helio Castroneves Reynard 01I, #3 32.782s Marlboro Team Penske
25 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 01I, #32 34.985s Forsythe Racing
26 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 01I, #51 Accident Fernandez Racing

List of all cars for the 2001 Fontana Champ Cars on the California Speedway circuit

Reynard 01I

Toyota

Lola B01/00

Toyota