2002 Sure For Men Rockingham 500

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United Kingdom   2002 Rockingham
Race details
Race 15 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
Rockingham Motor Speedway Oval Course
Rockingham Motor Speedway Oval Course
Date September 14, 2002
Official name 2002 Sure for Men Rockingham 500
Location Rockingham Motor Speedway
Corby, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Course 1.5 Mile Banked Oval
1.479 mi / 2.380 km
Distance 211 laps, 312.069 mi / 502.18 km
Weather Cloudy, Cool
Pole position
Driver Sweden Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Time 24.908
Fastest lap
Driver United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal
Time 25.217 (on lap 210 of 211)
Podium
First United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green
Second Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing
Third Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's

The 2002 Sure For Men Rockingham 500 was the fifteenth round of the 2002 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on September 14, 2002 on the oval at Rockingham Motor Speedway near Corby in Northamptonshire, England. It was the second and last Champ Car event at the facility.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Time
1 Sweden Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 24.908
2 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 24.928
3 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 24.954
4 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 24.958
5 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 25.001
6 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 25.003
7 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 25.034
8 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 25.048
9 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 25.158
10 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 25.182
11 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 25.228
12 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 25.251
13 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 25.260
14 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 25.292
15 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 25.300
16 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 25.362
17 United Kingdom Darren Manning Team St. George 25.441
18 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 25.592
19 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 25.616

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 211 1:58:44.754 5 20
2 6 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 211 +0.986 secs 3 16
3 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 211 +2.785 secs 10 14
4 20 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 211 +3.757 secs 14 12
5 4 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 211 +4.281 secs 6 10
6 5 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 211 +4.778 secs 4 8
7 8 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 211 +5.132 secs 13 6
8 12 Sweden Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 211 +13.912 secs 1 7
9 19 United Kingdom Darren Manning Team St. George 211 +15.863 secs 17 4
10 39 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 209 + 2 Laps 2 3
11 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 209 + 2 Laps 19 2
12 44 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 209 + 2 Laps 16 1
13 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 209 + 2 Laps 18 0
14 51 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 186 Retired 11 0
15 10 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 167 Contact 8 0
16 52 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 61 Contact 15 0
17 11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 44 Engine 12 0
18 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 42 Battery lead 9 0
19 26 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 12 Gearbox 7 0

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
15-19 Tracy (26) stopped on course
46-50 Debris
62-68 Nakano (52) contact
154-161 Debris
169-178 Kanaan (10) contact

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-46 Kenny Bräck
47 Mario Domínguez
48-93 Kenny Bräck
94-109 Dario Franchitti
110-113 Darren Manning
114-140 Kenny Bräck
141-143 Dario Franchitti
144-157 Darren Manning
158-172 Kenny Bräck
173-211 Dario Franchitti
 
Driver Laps led
Kenny Bräck 134
Dario Franchitti 58
Darren Manning 18
Mario Domínguez 1

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