Grand Prix Americas
|2002||ALMS|| Frank Biela
|Audi Sport North America||Audi R8||2 hours, 45 minutes||report|
|CART||Cristiano da Matta||Newman/Haas Racing||Lola-Toyota||145 mi (233 km)||report|
|2003||ALMS|| Johnny Herbert
|ADT Champion Racing||Audi R8||2 hours, 45 minutes||report|
|CART||Mario Domínguez||Herdez Competition||Lola-Ford Cosworth||155 mi (249 km)||report|
Toyota Atlantic history 
|2003||September 28||Michael Valiante|
2002 Grand Prix Americas 
Champ Car 
At the inaugural race, the Brazilian driver Tony Kanaan, from Mo Nunn Racing, set the pole. At the start, Herdez Competition Mexican driver Mario Dominguez hit the Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier, from Forsythe Racing. Neither Carpentier, nor Dominguez retired. Then, Tony Kanaan hit the New Zealand driver Scott Dixon, from Chip Ganassi Racing. Dixon retired. At lap 31, the Spaniard Oriol Servià, from Patrick Racing retired due to mechanical problems. Some laps later, Patrick Carpentier lost control of his car and hit the wall. He retired. At lap 47, Forsythe Racing driver Alex Tagliani overtook fellow Canadian Paul Tracy, from Team Green. Laps later, the Japanese former Formula One driver Shinji Nakano, from Fernandez Racing, retired due to an engine fire. The Japanese was on fire, but anyone saw the fire, because it was methanol. At lap 75, Paul Tracy hit the wall. 3 laps later, Tracy did a drift. At lap 81, the Canadian driver spun. Then, Team Green's driver Dario Franchitti, from Scotland hit the tyre wall, but did not retired. Laps later, Tony Kanaan was involved in another accident, now with Scott Dixon's teammate, the Brazilian Bruno Junqueira. Both drivers continued in the race. With 7 laps to go, Team Rahal's American driver Jimmy Vasser hit Paul Tracy. The Canadian driver retired. The Brazilian driver Cristiano da Matta, from Newman/Haas Racing won the race and clinched the 2002 CART World Series Season, with 3 races left. His teammate and fellow Brazilian, Christian Fittipaldi finished second, and Vasser finished third.
2003 Grand Prix Americas 
Champ Car 
At the 2003 race, Fernandez Racing owner-driver, Adrian Fernández, from Mexico, set a time of 44.253, and the pole position. At the start, Fernandez lost his lead to Bruno Junqueira, from Newman/Haas Racing, but at the following lap, Fernandez did a very good overtake manoeuvre on Junqueira. At the same curve, Rocketsports driver Alex Tagliani overtook Herdez Competition driver Mario Dominguez. At lap 43, Patrick Racing driver Oriol Servià crashed on the straight. He retired. At lap 56, Mexican driver Rodolfo Lavín retired due a crash. At lap 69, Forsythe Racing driver Paul Tracy hit the Newman/Haas Racing French driver Sébastien Bourdais. Both retired. Some laps later, Mexican driver Michel Jourdain, Jr., from Team Rahal hit the Portuguese driver Tiago Monteiro, from Fittipaldi-Dingman Racing in the pits. At lap 91, Monteiro was hit by Bruno Junqueira, who hit Adrian Fernandez. Monteiro retired. For many laps, Jourdain, Jr. was trying to overtake Carpentier, but he didn't accomplished. The winner was Mario Dominguez. For the second time he won a CART race. His first win happened at the 2002 Honda Indy 300, at the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Australia. His teammate, Brazilian driver Roberto Moreno finished second, while the Finnish driver Mika Salo, from PK Racing, finished third.