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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.

United States 2002 Road America
Race details
Race 12 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
Road America.svg
Road America track layout
DateAugust 18, 2002
Official name2002 Grand Prix at Road America Featuring the Motorola 220
LocationRoad America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, United States
CoursePermanent road course
4.048 mi / 6.515 km
Distance60 laps
242.880 mi / 390.900 km
WeatherRain with temperatures reaching up to 77 °F (25 °C); wind speeds approaching 11.1 miles per hour (17.9 km/h)[1]
Pole position
DriverBruno Junqueira (Target Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time1:42.151
Fastest lap
DriverBruno Junqueira (Target Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time1:43.792 (on lap 59 of 60)
Podium
FirstCristiano da Matta (Newman/Haas Racing)
SecondAlex Tagliani (Team Player's)
ThirdBruno Junqueira (Target Chip Ganassi Racing)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

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

RaceEdit

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

Caution flagsEdit

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

NotesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

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