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The 2002 Toyota Atlantic Championship season was contested over 12 rounds. The CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Drivers' Champion was Jon Fogarty driving for Dorricott Racing. In this one-make formula all drivers had to utilize Swift chassis and Toyota engines. 20 different teams and 38 different drivers competed.

2002 Toyota Atlantic Championship season
CART Toyota Atlantic Championship
Season
Races12
Start dateMarch 9th
End dateAugust 31st
Awards
Drivers' championUnited States Jon Fogarty
Teams' championUnited States Dorricott Racing
← 2001
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CalendarEdit

Race No Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Friday fastest Saturday fastest Most Leading Laps Fastest Race Lap
1 Monterrey   Mexico March 9, 2002 32 3.385=108.32 km 0'59:54.202 108.495 km/h Jon Fogarty Luis Díaz Luis Díaz Jon Fogarty Alex Figge
2 Long Beach California April 14, 2002 29 3.167=91.843 km 0'54:22.440 101.346 km/h Michael Valiante Ryan Hunter-Reay Joey Hand Alex Gurney Ryan Hunter-Reay
3 Milwaukee Wisconsin June 2, 2002 70 1.6607976=116.255832 km 0'31:40.803 220.181 km/h Roger Yasukawa Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay
4 Monterey California June 8, 2002 30 3.6016134=108.048402 km 0'42:31.736 152.435 km/h Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay
5 Portland Oregon June 15, 2002 35 3.169=110.915 km 0'40:04.588 166.055 km/h Luis Díaz Jon Fogarty Luis Díaz Luis Díaz Luis Díaz
6 Cicero Illinois June 30, 2002 70 1.6559697=115.917879 km 0'42:00.602 165.557 km/h Ryan Hunter-Reay Jon Fogarty Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay
7 Toronto   Canada July 6, 2002 35 2.825=98.875 km 0'44:50.056 132.321 km/h Michael Valiante Jon Fogarty Alex Gurney Michael Valiante Michael Valiante
8 Cleveland Ohio July 14, 2002 32 3.3891858=108.4539456 km 0'38:30.860 168.956 km/h Ryan Hunter-Reay Jon Fogarty Ryan Hunter-Reay Ryan Hunter-Reay Michael Valiante
9 Trois-Rivières   Canada August 4, 2002 45 2.4477453=110.1485385 km 0'49:07.433 134.536 km/h Michael Valiante Alex Gurney Michael Valiante Michael Valiante Michael Valiante
10 Elkhart Lake Wisconsin August 18, 2002 17 6.4372=109.4324 km 0'47:57.100 136.928 km/h Luis Díaz Jon Fogarty Michael Valiante Jon Fogarty Luis Díaz
11 Montréal   Canada August 24, 2002 27 4.360=117.72 km 0'51:36.852 136.846 km/h Rocky Moran, Jr. Michael Valiante Jon Fogarty Jon Fogarty Luis Díaz
12 Denver Colorado August 31, 2002 38 2.6505171=100.7196498 km 0'51:42.928 116.854 km/h Jon Fogarty Alex Gurney Ryan Dalziel Jon Fogarty Ryan Dalziel

bold indicate pole position

Final points standingsEdit

DriverEdit

For every race the points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 16 for runner-up, 14 for third place, 12 for fourth place, 10 for fifth place, 8 for sixth place, 6 seventh place, winding down to 1 point for 12th place. Lower placed drivers did not award points. Additional points were awarded to the fastest qualifier on Friday (1 point), the fastest qualifier on Saturday (1 point) and to the driver leading the most laps (1 point). Oval races only saw one qualifying.

Place Name Country Team Total Points                        
1 Jon Fogarty   United States Dorricott Racing 161 21 14 11 - 15 13 1 17 12 18 18 21
2 Michael Valiante   Canada Lynx Racing 150 12 20 9 11 7 14 16 12 22 13 10 4
3 Alex Gurney   United States Dorricott Racing 132 - 17 12 10 10 6 12 8 17 14 11 15
4 Luis Díaz   Mexico Dorricott Racing 124 13 5 7 2 22 10 - 14 10 20 10 10
5 Rocky Moran, Jr.   United States Sigma Autosport 117 10 11 3 16 11 8 9 11 11 - 20 7
6 Ryan Hunter-Reay   United States Hylton Motorsports 102 - 1 2 23 12 21 12 22 9 - - -
7 Jonathan Macri   Canada P-1 Racing 96 8 - 14 - 16 9 16 9 - 9 4 11
8 Ryan Dalziel   United Kingdom Shank Racing 89 16 - 6 12 9 1 - 7 - 7 14
Hylton Motorsports 17
9 Rodolfo Lavín, Jr.   Mexico Shank Racing 76 9 5 16 9 4 7 8 5 8 - 5 -
10 Roger Yasukawa   United States Hylton Motorsports 73 - 9 20 14 8 16 - - - 6 - -
11 Waldemar Coronas   Argentina Scuderia Fortia 61 6 7 8 - 6 11 - 10 - 1 - 12
12 Joey Hand   United States DSTP Motorsports 45 14 1 - - - - - - 7 11 12 -
13 Grant Ryley   United States Lynx Racing 43 4 12 5 - - 3 - 6 3 10 - -
14 Sepp Koster   Netherlands Shank Racing 40 3 8 - 7 - - - - 6 - 8 8
15 Stéphan Roy   Canada BBGP Racing 35 - 10 - 5 3 2 9 2 - 4 - -
16 Dave Wieringa   United States Sigma Autosport 32 - - 1 - 2 4 6 4 2 5 3 5
17 Buddy Rice   United States DSTP Motorsports 31 - - - 8 5 5 10 3 - - - -
18 Alex Figge   United States World Speed Motorsports 30 5 - 10 3 - - - - 5 - 6 1
19 Frank Dancs   United States Condor Motorsports-Ariba 24 - - 2 4 - - 3 - - 2 7 6
20 Nicolas Rondet   France Condor Motorsports-Ariba 20 - 2 - 6 1 - 7 - 1 3 - -
21 Aaron Justus   United States Performance Development & Racing 17 - - - - - - - - - 8 - 9
22 Marc DeVellis   Canada Sierra Sierra Racing 16 - - - - - - - - 14 - - 2
23 Carl Russo   United States Performance Development & Racing 8 - 3 - - - - 5 - - - - -
24 Derek Higgins   Ireland P-1 Racing 7 7 - - - - - - - - - - -
25 Hugo Oliveras   Mexico Condor Motorsports-Ariba 6 2 4 - - - - - - - - - -
Dave Cutler   United States P-1 Racing 6 - - 4 1 - - 1 - - - - -
Alex García   Venezuela Transnet Racing 6 - 1 - - - - - - 4 - 1 -
Kyle Krisiloff   United States Patrick Racing 6 - - - - - - 2 1 - - - 3
29 Eduardo Figueroa   Mexico Scuderia Fortia 4 - - - - - - 4 - - - - -
30 Bruno St. Jacques   Canada Shank Racing 2 - - - - - - - - - - 2 -
31 David Martínez   Mexico Condor Motorsports-Ariba 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - -

Note:

Race 7 Michael Valiante had 5 points deduction, because he had shortcutted the course.

Race 7 Rocky Moran, Jr. was originally disqualified, but after Race 8 the decision was reverted to a 5 points deduction.

Race 3 and 6 only one additional point - oval races.

Complete OverviewEdit

first column of every race 10 = grid position
second column of every race 10 = race result

R22=retired, but classified NS=did not start NQ=did not qualify NT=no time set in qualifying (15)=place after practice, but grid position not held free

Place Name Country Team                        
1 Jon Fogarty   United States Dorricott Racing 4 1 4 3 6 5 4 R22 2 3 1 4 1 R22 2 2 4 4 1 2 1 2 4 1
2 Michael Valiante   Canada Lynx Racing 7 4 3 1 17 7 15 5 8 9 3 3 6 1 5 4 1 1 2 4 2 7 6 12
3 Alex Gurney   United States Dorricott Racing 3 R22 5 2 3 4 3 6 4 6 13 10 2 5 7 8 2 2 4 3 9 5 3 R23
4 Luis Díaz   Mexico Dorricott Racing 1 5 6 10 9 9 7 14 1 1 7 6 4 R23 4 3 8 6 3 1 4 6 15 6
5 Rocky Moran, Jr.   United States Sigma Autosport 8 6 9 5 8 13 5 2 5 5 8 8 9 3 6 5 11 5 6 R20 5 1 8 9
6 Ryan Hunter-Reay   United States Hylton Motorsports 6 R23 2 18 1 R19 1 1 9 4 6 1 7 4 1 1 15 7 8 R24 6 22 - -
7 Jonathan Marci   Canada P-1 Racing 13 8 7 19 4 3 2 R20 3 2 10 7 5 2 11 7 7 R24 14 7 11 12 11 5
8 Ryan Dalziel   United Kingdom Shank Racing 10 2 10 R27 5 10 9 4 6 7 11 15 8 R19 8 9 13 R23 10 9 3 3
Hylton Motorsports 1 2
9 Rodolfo Lavín, Jr.   Mexico Shank Racing 9 7 11 11 7 2 12 7 16 12 12 9 14 8 12 11 14 8 13 R21 15 11 (15) NS
10 Roger Yasukawa   United States Hylton Motorsports - - 12 7 2 1 8 3 7 8 5 2 12 R26 13 21 6 R25 11 10 - - - -
11 Waldemar Coronas   Argentina Scuderia Fortia 12 10 13 9 12 8 14 R25 11 10 16 5 13 R25 3 6 12 R22 5 15 10 R24 7 4
12 Joey Hand   United States DSTP Motorsports 2 3 1 R25 - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 9 9 5 8 4 5 R25
13 Grant Ryley   United States Lynx Racing 14 12 8 4 14 11 11 R21 13 R23 15 13 11 R20 10 10 3 13 7 6 14 R26 10 R21
14 Sepp Koster   Netherlands Shank Racing 15 13 15 8 22 NS 6 9 12 21 20 R19 3 R24 9 R23 9 10 - - 13 8 9 8
15 Stéphan Roy   Canada BBGP Racing - - 14 6 16 NS 19 11 17 13 23 14 17 7 18 14 17 R27 20 12 20 R25 - -
16 Dave Wieringa   United States Sigma Autosport 18 16 - - 10 15 18 18 15 14 14 12 19 10 16 12 19 14 15 11 21 13 17 11
17 Buddy Rice   United States DSTP Motorsports - - - - - - 13 8 10 11 4 11 10 6 15 13 - - - - - - - -
18 Alex Figge   United States World Speed Motorsports 11 11 16 R23 13 6 10 13 14 R24 2 R21 15 R18 14 R24 16 11 16 17 22 10 16 15
19 Frank Dancs   United States Condor Motorsports-Ariba 17 18 17 R26 15 14 16 12 18 R22 19 16 18 13 17 16 21 20 17 14 16 9 13 10
20 Nicolas Rondet   France Condor Motorsports-Ariba - - 20 14 19 18 17 10 19 15 22 R22 16 9 20 R22 20 15 21 13 23 17 20 R22
21 Aaron Justus   United States Performance Development & Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 8 12 R23 18 7
22 Marc DeVellis   Canada Sierra Sierra Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 3 - - 7 R28 12 14
23 Carl Russo   United States Performance Development & Racing 22 17 24 13 21 16 - - 21 18 17 18 21 11 23 19 25 R26 23 18 24 R21 22 R24
24 Derek Higgins   Ireland P-1 Racing 5 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
25 Hugo Oliveras   Mexico Condor Motorsports-Ariba 16 14 18 12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dave Cutler   United States P-1 Racing 23 20 25 16 11 12 21 15 22 17 9 R20 23 15 22 20 24 17 24 16 25 18 23 R19
Alex García   Venezuela Transnet Racing 21 19 23 15 20 R20 23 17 (21) NS 18 R23 22 R21 21 17 18 12 19 R25 19 15 19 16
Kyle Krisiloff   United States Patrick Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 14 19 15 22 18 22 R23 17 16 14 13
29 Eduardo Figueroa   Mexico Scuderia Fortia 20 21 22 R24 18 17 24 R24 23 19 21 17 20 12 24 18 23 16 18 R22 NT - 2 3
30 Bruno St. Jacques   Canada Shank Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 14 - -
31 David Martínez   Mexico Condor Motorsports-Ariba 19 15 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Steve Romak   United States Auto Spa - - 19 17 - - 20 16 20 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Bob Siska   United States RJS Motorsports - - 27 20 - - 25 R23 - - - - 26 16 25 NQ 27 21 25 19 28 R27 25 17
- Eric Jensen   Canada Starwood Team Jensen - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 R17 NT - 26 19 - - 27 19 24 R20
- Cam Binder   Canada Starwood Team Jensen - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 29 NQ 21 R18
- Scott Lampkin   United States Crossover Motorsports - - 26 22 - - 26 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - 26 20 - -
- DeWayne Cassel   United States JPT Motorsports - - - - - - - - 24 20 - - - - 26 NQ - - - - - - - -
- Víctor González, Jr.   Puerto Rico BBGP Racing - - 21 21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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