2002 Honda Indy 300

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Australia   2002 Surfers Paradise
Race details
Race 17 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
Map of the track
Map of the track
Date 27 October, 2002
Official name Honda Indy 300
Location Surfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
Course Temporary Street Circuit
2.795 mi / 4.498 km
Distance 40 laps, 111.800 mi / 179.920 km
Weather Rain
Pole position
Driver Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman-Haas Racing
Time 1:30.204
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman-Haas Racing
Time 1:56.457 (on lap 7 of 40)
Podium
First Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition
Second Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing
Third Canada Paul Tracy Team Green

The 2002 Honda Indy 300 was the seventeenth round of the 2002 CART World Series season, held on 27 October 2002 on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Chassis Time
1 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman-Haas Racing Lola B2/00 Toyota 1:30.204
2 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Chip Ganassi Racing Lola B2/00 Toyota 1:30.214
3 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing Lola B2/00 Honda 1:30.427
4 Sweden Kenny Bräck Chip Ganassi Racing Lola B2/00 Toyota 1:30.616
5 Canada Paul Tracy Team Green Lola B2/00 Honda 1:30.731
6 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Lola B2/00 Toyota 1:30.810
7 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing Lola B2/00 Honda 1:30.936
8 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team Green Lola B2/00 Honda 1:31.040
9 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing Reynard 02i Toyota 1:31.087
10 Mexico Adrián Fernández Fernández Racing Lola B2/00 Honda 1:31.351
11 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:31.369
12 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:31.709
13 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing Lola B2/00 Toyota 1:32.223
14 Canada Alex Tagliani Forsythe Racing Reynard 02i Ford-Cosworth 1:32.300
15 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing Reynard 02i Ford-Cosworth 1:32.367
16 United States Michael Andretti Team Green Lola B2/00 Honda 1:32.439
17 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing Reynard 02i Toyota 1:33.922
18 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition Lola B2/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:33.655

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 40 2:00:06.524 18 20
2 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 40 +2.2 secs 15 16
3 26 Canada Paul Tracy Team Green 40 +2.5 secs 5 14
4 12 Sweden Kenny Bräck Chip Ganassi Racing 40 +2.7 secs 4 12
5 10 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 40 +4.8 secs 3 10
6 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Forsythe Racing 40 +7.8 secs 14 8
7 27 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team Green 40 +9.9 secs 8 6
8 1 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman-Haas Racing 40 +12.3 secs 1 7
9 39 United States Michael Andretti Team Green 40 +13.5 secs 16 4
10 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 40 +13.6 secs 12 3
11 11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing 40 +14.8 secs 13 2
12 8 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 40 +16.2 secs 11 1
13 52 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 40 +17.6 secs 7
14 4 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Chip Ganassi Racing 40 +18.1 secs 2 1
15 44 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 24 Mechanical 6
16 20 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 11 Mechanical 9
17 51 Mexico Adrián Fernández Fernández Racing 0 Contact 10
18 5 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 0 Contact 17

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
0-2 Yellow start
10-40 Wet track conditions

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-10 Cristiano da Matta
11-18 Bruno Junqueira
19-29 Cristiano da Matta
30-35 Michael Andretti
36-36 Christian Fittipaldi
37-40 Mario Dominguez
 
Driver Laps led
Cristiano da Matta 21
Bruno Junqueira 8
Michael Andretti 6
Mario Dominguez 4
Christian Fittipaldi 1
  • Average Speed 55.849 mph

External links[edit]


Previous race:
2002 Grand Prix Americas
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2002 season
Next race:
2002 The 500
Previous race:
2001 Honda Indy 300
2002 Honda Indy 300 Next race:
2003 Lexmark Indy 300


Coordinates: 27°59′14″S 153°25′40″E / 27.98722°S 153.42778°E / -27.98722; 153.42778 (Surfers Paradise Street Circuit)