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The 2002 CART Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio was the eleventh round of the 2002 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on August 11, 2002 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

United States 2002 Mid-Ohio
Race details
Race 11 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
Mid-Ohio.svg
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course track layout
DateAugust 11, 2002
Official name2002 CART Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio
LocationMid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio, United States
CoursePermanent road course
2.258 mi / 3.634 km
Distance92 laps
207.736 mi / 334.328 km
WeatherSunny and warm
Pole position
DriverPatrick Carpentier (Team Player's)
Time1:06.128
Fastest lap
DriverCristiano da Matta (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:07.966 (on lap 67 of 92)
Podium
FirstPatrick Carpentier (Team Player's)
SecondChristian Fittipaldi (Newman/Haas Racing)
ThirdMichael Andretti (Team Motorola)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:07.040 1:06.128 1:06.128
2   Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 1:07.436 1:06.263 1:06.263
3   Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 1:07.095 1:06.394 1:06.394
4   Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:07.828 1:06.434 1:06.434
5   Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 1:07.515 1:06.631 1:06.631
6   Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:07.928 1:06.714 1:06.714
7   Alex Tagliani Team Player's 1:07.440 1:06.722 1:06.722
8   Michael Andretti Team Motorola 1:07.714 1:06.822 1:06.822
9   Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 1:08.784 1:06.867 1:06.867
10   Tora Takagi Walker Racing 1:07.740 1:06.897 1:06.897
11   Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 1:07.958 1:06.961 1:06.961
12   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:08.087 1:07.058 1:07.058
13   Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 1:07.992 1:07.177 1:07.177
14   Max Papis Fernández Racing 1:08.815 1:07.410 1:07.410
15   Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:07.668 1:07.520 1:07.520
16   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:09.068 1:07.570 1:07.570
17   Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 1:09.031 1:07.905 1:07.905
18   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:08.404 1:08.236 1:08.236

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 32   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 92 1:56:17.573 1 23
2 11   Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 92 +3.213 2 16
3 39   Michael Andretti Team Motorola 92 +4.733 8 14
4 4   Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 92 +5.733 6 12
5 44   Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 92 +8.586 15 10
6 12   Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 92 +15.513 4 8
7 33   Alex Tagliani Team Player's 92 +19.854 7 6
8 8   Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 92 +23.241 13 5
9 52   Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 92 +24.166 17 4
10 20   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 92 +26.371 12 3
11 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 92 +29.564 16 2
12 5   Tora Takagi Walker Racing 92 +30.526 10 1
13 6   Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 91 + 1 Lap 3 0
14 10   Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 78 Gearbox 5 0
15 51   Max Papis Fernández Racing 47 Gearbox 14 0
16 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 46 Contact 18 0
17 27   Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 38 Engine 11 0
18 26   Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 23 Engine 9 0

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
47-51 Domínguez (55) contact
52 No restart
69-72 da Matta (6) off course

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-25 Patrick Carpentier
26 Christian Fittipaldi
27-47 Patrick Carpentier
48 Cristiano da Matta
49-69 Patrick Carpentier
70 Christian Fittipaldi
71-92 Patrick Carpentier
 
Driver Laps led
Patrick Carpentier 89
Christian Fittipaldi 2
Cristiano da Matta 1

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