1996 Bartercard Indycar Australia

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Australia   1996 Surfers Paradise
Race details
Race 3 of 16 in the 1996 IndyCar season
Map of the track
Map of the track
Date 31 March, 1996
Official name 1996 Bartercard Indycar Australia
Location Surfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
Course Temporary Street Circuit
2.795 mi / 4.498 km
Distance 65 laps, 181.675 mi / 292.370 km
Pole position
Driver United States Jimmy Vasser Target Chip Ganassi
Time 1:35.940
Fastest lap
Driver United States Jimmy Vasser Target Chip Ganassi
Time 1:37.854 (on lap 25 of 65)
Podium
First United States Jimmy Vasser Target Chip Ganassi
Second United States Scott Pruett Forsythe Racing
Third Canada Greg Moore Forsythe Racing

The 1996 Bartercard Indycar Australia was the third round of the 1996 CART World Series season, held on 31 March 1996 on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Surfers Paradise, Australia.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Car Time
1 United States Jimmy Vasser Target Chip Ganassi Reynard 96I Honda 1:35.265
2 United States Scott Pruett Patrick Racing Lola T96/00 Ford XD Cosworth 1:35.282
3 Italy Alex Zanardi Target Chip Ganassi Reynard 96I Honda 1:35.549
4 Canada Paul Tracy Marlboro Team Penske Penske PC25-96 Mercedes-Benz 1:35.987
5 United States Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Lola T96/00 Ford XD Cosworth 1:36.721
6 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing Lola T96/00 Ford XD Cosworth 1:36.863
7 United States Parker Johnstone Comptech Racing Reynard 96I Honda 1:37.023
8 Canada Greg Moore Forsythe Racing Reynard 96I Ford XB Cosworth 1:37.026
9 Brazil André Ribeiro Tasman Motorsports Lola T96/00 Honda 1:37.162
10 Mexico Adrián Fernández Tasman Motorsports Lola T96/00 Honda 1:37.195
11 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing Reynard 96I Ford XB Cosworth 1:37.311
12 Brazil Gil de Ferran Hall Racing Reynard 96I Honda 1:37.325
13 United States Bobby Rahal Team Rahal Reynard 96I Mercedes-Benz 1:37.642
14 United States Robby Gordon Walker Racing Reynard 96I Ford XD Cosworth 1:37.695
15 Brazil Raul Boesel Team Green Reynard 96I Ford XD Cosworth 1:37.809
16 United States Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro Team Penske Penske PC25-96 Mercedes-Benz 1:38.189
17 United States Bryan Herta Team Rahal Reynard 96I Mercedes-Benz 1:38.420
18 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Hogan Racing Penske PC25-96 Mercedes-Benz 1:38.588
19 Brazil Roberto Moreno Payton/Coyne Racing Lola T96/00 Ford XB Cosworth 1:38.940
20 Sweden Stefan Johansson Bettenhausen Racing Reynard 96I Mercedes-Benz 1:39.479
21 Mexico Carlos Guerrero Scandia/Simon Racing Lola T96/00 Ford XB Cosworth 1:40.478
22 United States Eddie Lawson Galles Racing International Lola T96/00 Mercedes-Benz 1:40.655
23 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio II All American Racing Eagle Mk. V Toyota 1:41.902
24 United States Jeff Krosnoff Arciero-Wells Racing Reynard 96I Toyota 1:42.056
25 Japan Hiro Matsushita Payton/Coyne Racing Lola T96/00 Ford XB Cosworth 1:42.921

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 United States Jimmy Vasser Target Chip Ganassi 65 2:00:46.856 1 22
2 20 United States Scott Pruett Patrick Racing 65 +7.7 secs 2 16
3 99 Canada Greg Moore Forsythe Racing 65 +12.3 secs 8 14
4 17 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing 65 +20.2 secs 11 12
5 11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing 65 +26.8 secs 6 10
6 16 Sweden Stefan Johansson Bettenhausen Racing 65 +44.2 secs 20 8
7 10 United States Eddie Lawson Galles Racing International 65 +1:06.3 secs 22 6
8 31 Brazil André Ribeiro Tasman Motorsports 65 +1:45.0 secs 9 5
9 2 United States Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro Team Penske 64 + 1 lap 16 4
10 24 Japan Hiro Matsushita Payton/Coyne Racing 64 + 1 lap 25 3
11 8 Brazil Gil de Ferran Hall Racing 63 Fuel 12 2
12 34 Brazil Roberto Moreno Payton/Coyne Racing 61 + 3 laps 19 1
13 1 Brazil Raul Boesel Team Green 60 Fuel 15
14 22 Mexico Carlos Guerrero Scandia/Simon Racing 48 Contact 21
15 36 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio II All American Racing 46 Fuel 23
16 5 United States Robby Gordon Walker Racing 45 Electrical 14
17 28 United States Bryan Herta Team Rahal 40 Pit fire 17
18 25 United States Jeff Krosnoff Arciero-Wells Racing 38 Contact 24
19 6 United States Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 36 Electrical 5
20 18 United States Bobby Rahal Team Rahal 33 Transmission 13
21 4 Italy Alex Zanardi Target Chip Ganassi 31 Transmission 3
22 3 Canada Paul Tracy Marlboro Team Penske 16 Contact 4
23 32 Mexico Adrián Fernández Tasman Motorsports 14 Contact 10
24 49 United States Parker Johnstone Comptech Racing 10 Contact 7
25 9 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Hogan Racing 8 Engine 18

Notes[edit]

  • Average Speed 90.218 mph

External links[edit]


Previous race:
1996 Indy Car Rio 400
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1996 season
Next race:
1996 Grand Prix of Long Beach
Previous race:
1995 Indycar Australia
1996 Bartercard Indycar Australia Next race:
1997 Sunbelt IndyCarnival


Coordinates: 27°59′17.9″S 153°25′42.1″E / 27.988306°S 153.428361°E / -27.988306; 153.428361