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The 2002 Molson Indy Vancouver was the tenth round of the 2002 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on July 28, 2002 on the streets of Concord Pacific Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Canada 2002 Vancouver
Race details
Race 10 of 19 in the 2002 CART season
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DateJuly 28, 2002
Official name2002 Molson Indy Vancouver
LocationConcord Pacific Place
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
CourseTemporary street course
1.781 mi / 2.866 km
Distance100 laps
178.100 mi / 286.600 km
WeatherMostly cloudy with temperatures rising to 22.7 °C (72.9 °F); dropping down to 18.3 °C (64.9 °F) by the end of the event
Pole position
DriverCristiano da Matta (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:00.339
Fastest lap
DriverCristiano da Matta (Newman/Haas Racing)
Time1:01.633 (on lap 25 of 100)
Podium
FirstDario Franchitti (Team KOOL Green)
SecondPaul Tracy (Team KOOL Green)
ThirdTony Kanaan (Mo Nunn Racing)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Qual 1 Qual 2 Best
1   Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 1:03.020 1:00.339 1:00.339
2   Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 1:01.888 1:00.502 1:00.502
3   Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 1:01.990 1:00.559 1:00.559
4   Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:01.939 1:00.650 1:00.650
5   Michael Andretti Team Motorola 1:02.195 1:00.749 1:00.749
6   Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 1:02.509 1:00.763 1:00.763
7   Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 1:02.179 1:00.779 1:00.779
8   Alex Tagliani Team Player's 1:02.217 1:00.869 1:00.869
9   Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 1:02.754 1:00.942 1:00.942
10   Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:01.948 1:00.979 1:00.979
11   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 1:03.407 1:01.050 1:01.050
12   Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 1:02.602 1:01.194 1:01.194
13   Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 1:02.470 1:01.249 1:01.249
14   Tora Takagi Walker Racing 1:02.340 1:01.411 1:01.411
15   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 1:02.912 1:01.431 1:01.431
16   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 1:02.323 1:01.471 1:01.471
17   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 1:03.081 1:01.499 1:01.499
18   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 1:02.195 1:01.740 1:01.740

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 100 1:59:25.063 3 20
2 26   Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 100 +1.239 2 18
3 10   Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 100 +2.363 6 14
4 9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Team Rahal 100 +2.709 18 12
5 32   Patrick Carpentier Team Player's 100 +3.319 16 10
6 39   Michael Andretti Team Motorola 94 + 6 Laps 5 8
7 33   Alex Tagliani Team Player's 91 Contact 8 6
8 51   Adrian Fernández Fernández Racing 91 Contact 11 5
9 4   Bruno Junqueira Target Chip Ganassi Racing 90 Contact 12 4
10 55   Mario Domínguez Herdez Competition 90 + 10 Laps 17 3
11 52   Shinji Nakano Fernández Racing 87 Contact 13 2
12 6   Cristiano da Matta Newman/Haas Racing 64 Gearbox 1 2
13 11   Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing 64 Gearbox 7 0
14 20   Oriol Servià Patrick Racing 58 Gearbox 15 0
15 5   Tora Takagi Walker Racing 34 Contact 14 0
16 44   Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 9 Suspension 4 0
17 8   Jimmy Vasser Team Rahal 2 Contact 9 0
18 12   Kenny Bräck Target Chip Ganassi Racing 2 Contact 10 0

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
0-1 Yellow start
3-5 Vasser (8), Bräck (12) & Andretti (39) contact
10-12 Dixon (44) stopped on course
35-38 Takagi (5) & Andretti (39) contact
88-90 Debris
92-94 Junqueira (4), Tagliani (33) & Fernández (51) contact (red flag for 16:40)

NotesEdit

Laps Leader
1-35 Cristiano da Matta
36-63 Paul Tracy
64 Cristiano da Matta
65-68 Dario Franchitti
69-85 Paul Tracy
86-100 Dario Franchitti
 
Driver Laps led
Paul Tracy 45
Cristiano da Matta 36
Dario Franchitti 19

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