Grand Prix du Mardi Gras

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Grand Prix du Mardi Gras
Venue New Orleans, Louisiana
First race 1991
Distance 105.3 miles (1991)
127.27 miles (1992)
41.47 miles (1995)
Laps 81 (1991), 89 (1992), 29 (1995)

The Grand Prix du Mardi Gras was an IMSA GT Championship street race held in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1991, 1992 and 1995.[1]

The 1991 IMSA GTP/Lights race was held on June 16, 1991 using a 1.3-mile circuit near the Mississippi River. The winner of 105.3 mile/81 lap race was Wayne Taylor with Geoff Brabham finishing second and Jeff Purner and Tim McAdam finishing tied for 3rd place.[2]

On June 14, 1992, the IMSA GTP/Lights street race was moved to a 1.43-mile circuit around the Louisiana Superdome. The winner of 127.27 miles/89 lap race was Juan Fangio II with Geoff Brabham and P.J. Jones finishing 2nd and 3rd.[3]

In 1995, the Grand Prix du Mardi Gras IMSA GTS-2 street race was run on the 1.43-mile circuit around the Louisiana Superdome on October 8. The winner of the 41.47 miles/29 lap race was Bill Auberlen with Kevin Buckler and Jorge Trejos finishing 2nd and 3rd.[4]

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