2002 CART Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio

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United States   2002 Mid-Ohio
Race details
Race 11 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course track layout
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course track layout
Date August 11, 2002
Official name 2002 CART Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio
Location Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Lexington, Ohio, United States
Course Permanent road course
2.258 mi / 3.634 km
Distance 92 laps, 207.736 mi / 334.328 km
Weather Sunny and warm
Pole position
Driver Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's
Time 1:06.128
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing
Time 1:07.966 (on lap 67 of 92)
Podium
First Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's
Second Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing
Third United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola

The 2002 CART Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio was the eleventh round of the 2002 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on August 11, 2002 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:07.040 1:06.128 1:06.128
2 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 1:07.436 1:06.263 1:06.263
3 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 1:07.095 1:06.394 1:06.394
4 Sweden Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:07.828 1:06.434 1:06.434
5 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 1:07.515 1:06.631 1:06.631
6 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:07.928 1:06.714 1:06.714
7 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 1:07.440 1:06.722 1:06.722
8 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 1:07.714 1:06.822 1:06.822
9 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 1:08.784 1:06.867 1:06.867
10 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 1:07.740 1:06.897 1:06.897
11 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 1:07.958 1:06.961 1:06.961
12 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:08.087 1:07.058 1:07.058
13 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 1:07.992 1:07.177 1:07.177
14 Italy Max Papis Fernández Racing 1:08.815 1:07.410 1:07.410
15 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:07.668 1:07.520 1:07.520
16 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:09.068 1:07.570 1:07.570
17 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 1:09.031 1:07.905 1:07.905
18 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:08.404 1:08.236 1:08.236

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 92 1:56:17.573 1 23
2 11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 92 +3.213 secs 2 16
3 39 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 92 +4.733 secs 8 14
4 4 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 92 +5.733 secs 6 12
5 44 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 92 +8.586 secs 15 10
6 12 Sweden Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 92 +15.513 secs 4 8
7 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 92 +19.854 secs 7 6
8 8 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 92 +23.241 secs 13 5
9 52 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 92 +24.166 secs 17 4
10 20 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 92 +26.371 secs 12 3
11 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 92 +29.564 secs 16 2
12 5 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 92 +30.526 secs 10 1
13 6 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 91 + 1 Lap 3 0
14 10 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 78 Gearbox 5 0
15 51 Italy Max Papis Fernández Racing 47 Gearbox 14 0
16 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 46 Contact 18 0
17 27 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 38 Engine 11 0
18 26 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 23 Engine 9 0

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
47-51 Domínguez (55) contact
52 No restart
69-72 da Matta (6) off course

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-25 Patrick Carpentier
26 Christian Fittipaldi
27-47 Patrick Carpentier
48 Cristiano da Matta
49-69 Patrick Carpentier
70 Christian Fittipaldi
71-92 Patrick Carpentier
 
Driver Laps led
Patrick Carpentier 89
Christian Fittipaldi 2
Cristiano da Matta 1

External links[edit]


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2003 Champ Car Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio