2002 Molson Indy Montreal

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Canada   2002 Montreal
Race details
Race 13 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve track layout
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve track layout
Date August 25, 2002
Official name 2002 Molson Indy Montreal
Location Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Course Permanent road course
2.709 mi / 4.360 km
Distance 80 laps, 216.72 mi / 348.800 km
Weather Partly cloudy with temperatures reaching up to 25 °C (77 °F); maximum wind speeds of 5.1 kilometres per hour (3.2 mph) reported throughout the day[1]
Pole position
Driver Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing
Time 1:18.959
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green
Time 1:20.238 (on lap 39 of 80)
Podium
First United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green
Second Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing
Third Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing

The 2002 Molson Indy Montreal was the thirteenth round of the 2002 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on August 25, 2002 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was the first Champ Car event to take place on the circuit best known for hosting the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 1:19.465 1:18.959 1:18.959
2 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 1:20.820 1:19.334 1:19.334
3 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:20.199 1:19.347 1:19.347
4 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:20.504 1:19.510 1:19.510
5 Sweden Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:19.873 1:19.625 1:19.625
6 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 1:20.532 1:19.704 1:19.704
7 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:19.755 1:20.216 1:19.755
8 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 1:21.370 1:19.841 1:19.841
9 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 1:20.172 1:19.870 1:19.870
10 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 1:20.982 1:19.871 1:19.871
11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 1:20.125 1:19.893 1:19.893
12 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 1:19.981 1:20.173 1:19.981
13 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 1:20.788 1:20.010 1:20.010
14 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:20.161 1:20.831 1:20.161
15 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:20.660 1:20.162 1:20.162
16 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:20.855 1:20.756 1:20.756
17 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:21.065 1:21.067 1:21.065
18 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 1:20.732 1:21.670 1:21.670

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 80 1:59:40.938 2 21
2 6 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 80 +2.588 secs 1 18
3 10 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 80 +4.612 secs 13 14
4 26 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 80 +6.266 secs 10 12
5 8 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 80 +6.808 secs 6 10
6 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 80 +8.104 secs 15 8
7 11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 80 +13.021 secs 11 6
8 39 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 80 +13.503 secs 18 5
9 52 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 79 + 1 Lap 9 4
10 44 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 77 Gearbox 7 3
11 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 77 + 3 Laps 8 2
12 51 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 69 Contact 16 1
13 4 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 68 Gearbox 3 0
14 5 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 64 Brakes 12 0
15 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 27 Gearbox 4 0
16 20 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 13 Drive shaft 14 0
17 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 11 Engine 17 0
18 12 Sweden Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 0 Contact 5 0

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
1-2 Bräck (12) contact
12-13 Domínguez (55) stopped on course
70-73 Fernández (51) contact

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-11 Cristiano da Matta
12-20 Dario Franchitti
21 Adrian Fernández
22 Michel Jourdain, Jr.
23-32 Cristiano da Matta
33-41 Dario Franchitti
42-50 Cristiano da Matta
51-62 Dario Franchitti
63-67 Cristiano da Matta
68-80 Dario Franchitti
 
Driver Laps led
Dario Franchitti 43
Cristiano da Matta 35
Michel Jourdain, Jr. 1
Adrian Fernández 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 Molson Indy Montreal weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 

External links[edit]


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1986 Molson Indy Montreal
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