The 1996 Miller Genuine Draft 200 was a CART race that happened at the Milwaukee Mile. It happened on June 2, 1996. It was the 7th round of the 1996 IndyCar season.
|Race 7 of 16 in the 1996 IndyCar season|
|Date||June 2, 1996|
|Official name||Miller Genuine Draft 200|
|Location||Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, United States|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
1.000 mi / 1.609 km
200 mi / 321.868 km
|Weather||Temperatures reaching up to 80.1 °F (26.7 °C); wind speeds approaching 15 miles per hour (24 km/h)|
|Driver||Paul Tracy (Penske Racing)|
|First||Michael Andretti (Newman/Haas Racing)|
|Second||Al Unser Jr. (Penske Racing)|
|Third||Paul Tracy (Penske Racing)|
At the start of the race, Parker Johnstone spun at turn 2. The first full-course caution was out.
Top 6: Paul Tracy, Emerson Fittipaldi, Gil de Ferran, Christian Fittipaldi, Robby Gordon and Michael Andretti.
Michael Andretti takes the lead after overtaking Paul Tracy at turn 4.
Hiro Matsushita had a fire on the back of his car during his pitstop.
After pitstops, Al Unser Jr. leads, with Michael Andretti in second.
Halfway through -> Top 6: Al Unser Jr., Michael Andretti, Paul Tracy, Emerson Fittipaldi, Christian Fittipaldi and Greg Moore.
Second full course caution was out after Raul Boesel had a big crash on turn 2. The green flag came out at lap 148.
Top 6: Al Unser Jr., Michael Andretti, Emerson Fittipaldi, Paul Tracy, Greg Moore and Christian Fittipaldi.
Third full course caution came out, as Mark Blundell was the third victim of turn 2 wall.
Lap 195. 5 to goEdit
The green flag came out. Michael Andretti took the lead from Al Unser Jr. The Penske Racing driver also lost second place for his teammate Paul Tracy.
Lap 197. 3 to goEdit
Fourth full course caution came out, as Greg Moore nearly lost the car coming out turn 4. The restart came out at lap 199.
Lap 200. Last LapEdit
Fifth full-course caution. Parker Johnstone crashed at turn 3. Michael Andretti won under the yellow flag.
- Michael Andretti 200 laps
- Al Unser Jr. +0.146
- Paul Tracy +0.206
- Emerson Fittipaldi +1.549
- Greg Moore +24.420
- Christian Fittipaldi +1
- Bobby Rahal +3
- André Ribeiro +3
- Gil de Ferran +4
- Jimmy Vasser +4
- Adrian Fernandez +4
- Scott Pruett +4
- Alex Zanardi +5
- Bryan Herta +5
- Maurício Gugelmin +6
- Parker Johnstone +7
- Robby Gordon +9
- Jeff Krosnoff +9
- Juan Manuel Fangio II +13
- Eddie Lawson +16
- Eliseo Salazar +16
- Mark Blundell Broken suspension
- Michel Jourdain Jr. +18
- P. J. Jones +19
- Roberto Moreno +21
- Raul Boesel Contact at turn 2
- Stefan Johansson Poor handling
- Hiro Matsushita Broken exhaust
After 7 of 16 races
- Jimmy Vasser 95 points
- Al Unser Jr. 75 points
- Scott Pruett 51 points
- Michael Andretti 51 points
- Greg Moore 46 points
- Paul Tracy 45 points
- André Ribeiro 43 points
- Christian Fittipaldi 41 points
- Gil de Ferran 41 points
- Bobby Rahal 32 points
- ^ "1996 Miller Genuine Draft 200 weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-07-13.