2002 Grand Prix at Road America

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2002 Road America
Race details
Race 12 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
Road America.svg
Road America track layout
Date August 18, 2002
Official name 2002 Grand Prix at Road America Featuring the Motorola 220
Location Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, United States
Course Permanent road course
4.048 mi / 6.515 km
Distance 60 laps
242.880 mi / 390.900 km
Weather Rain with temperatures reaching up to 77 °F (25 °C); wind speeds approaching 11.1 miles per hour (17.9 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Bruno Junqueira (Target Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time 1:42.151
Fastest lap
Driver Bruno Junqueira (Target Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time 1:43.792 (on lap 59 of 60)
Podium
First Cristiano da Matta (Newman/Haas Racing)
Second Alex Tagliani (Team Player's)
Third Bruno Junqueira (Target Chip Ganassi Racing)

The 2002 Grand Prix at Road America was the twelfth round of the 2002 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on August 18, 2002 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:42.744 1:42.151 1:42.151
2 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 1:42.640 1:43.024 1:42.640
3 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 1:43.184 1:42.684 1:42.684
4 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 1:43.287 1:42.927 1:42.927
5 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:43.083 1:42.983 1:42.983
6 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 1:42.990 1:43.651 1:42.990
7 Sweden Kenny Brack Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:44.103 1:43.001 1:43.001
8 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:43.053 1:43.462 1:43.053
9 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:43.394 1:43.118 1:43.118
10 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 1:43.884 1:43.195 1:43.195
11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 1:43.261 1:43.243 1:43.243
12 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:44.404 1:43.296 1:43.296
13 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 1:43.992 1:43.394 1:43.394
14 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 1:43.431 1:43.395 1:43.395
15 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 1:44.253 1:43.980 1:43.980
16 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:44.542 1:44.261 1:44.261
17 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:45.196 1:47.507 1:45.196
18 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 4:56.153 - 4:56.153

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 60 1:56:43.030 2 21
2 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Player's 60 +0.805 secs 3 16
3 4 Brazil Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 60 +1.530 secs 1 15
4 10 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 60 +7.147 secs 18 12
5 8 United States Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 60 +11.489 secs 15 10
6 11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 60 +12.391 secs 11 8
7 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 60 +13.112 secs 12 6
8 55 Mexico Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 60 +23.548 secs 17 5
9 9 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 60 +24.138 secs 16 4
10 39 United States Michael Andretti Team Motorola 58 + 2 Laps 14 3
11 52 Japan Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 58 + 2 Laps 10 2
12 27 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 43 Engine 6 1
13 26 Canada Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 39 Contact 4 1
14 12 Sweden Kenny Brack Target Chip Ganassi Racing 39 Contact 7 0
15 5 Japan Tora Takagi Walker Racing 36 Contact 13 0
16 20 Spain Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 35 Out of fuel 9 0
17 44 New Zealand Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 26 Fire 5 0
18 51 Mexico Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 26 Engine 8 0

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
1 Andretti (39) off course
40-42 Tracy (26) & Bräck (12) contact
50-51 Nakano (52) off course

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-24 Paul Tracy
25-38 Bruno Junqueira
39-60 Cristiano da Matta
 
Driver Laps led
Paul Tracy 24
Cristiano da Matta 22
Bruno Junqueira 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 Grand Prix at Road America weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 

External links[edit]


Previous race:
2002 CART Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio
CART Indycar World Series
2002 season
Next race:
2002 Molson Indy Montreal
Previous race:
2001 Motorola 220
2002 Grand Prix at Road America Next race:
2003 Mario Andretti Grand Prix at Road America