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1996 Indy Car Rio 400


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CART race number 2 of 16
Sunday, March 17, 1996 at Autodromo Nelson Piquet, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
133 laps on a 1.864 mile paved track (247.9 miles)

Time of race: 2:06:08
Average Speed: 117.917 mph
Pole Speed: 167.084 mph
Cautions: 11 for 47 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.141 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1996 CART results   /   1996 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 331   Andre Ribeiro LCI International   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda133 running1920
2122   Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes133 running016
31020   Scott Pruett Firestone   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Ford133 running014
4 14   Alex Zanardi Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda133 running6414
52711   Christian Fittipaldi Kmart / Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford133 running010
6 618   Bobby Rahal Miller   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Mercedes133 running08
7261   Raul Boesel Brahma   (Brahma Sports Team)Reynard / Ford133 running06
8 212   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda132 running05
91434   Roberto Moreno Data Control / Mi-Jack   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford132 running04
10 78   Gil de Ferran Pennzoil   (Hall Racing)Reynard / Honda131 running203
11139   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Hogan Penske Racing)Penske / Mercedes131 running02
12237   Marco Greco Cristal / Copec / Mobil 1   (Scandia Simon Racing)Lola / Ford131 running01
131628   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Mercedes131 running0 
14 832   Adrian Fernandez Tecate Beer / Quaker State   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda126 running0 
15115   Robby Gordon Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Ford124 crash2 
16 549   Parker Johnstone Motorola   (Brix Comptech Racing)Reynard / Honda118 fuel0 
172436   Juan Fangio All American Racers   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Toyota118 running0 
18 499   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford116 engine28 
19253   Paul Tracy Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes102 crash0 
201722   Carlos Guerrero Herdez   (Scandia Simon Racing)Lola / Ford95 engine0 
211910   Eddie Lawson Delco Electronics   (Rick Galles)Lola / Mercedes87 drive line0 
22156   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford86 engine0 
232116   Stefan Johansson Alumax Aluminum   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes61 cooling0 
242019   Hiro Matsushita Panasonic / Duskin   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford53 header0 
25 917   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Ford49 suspension0 
262225   Jeff Krosnoff Arciero-Wells Racing   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota37 engine0 
271821   Mark Blundell VISA / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Ford10 crash0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alex Zanardi166
  Andre Ribeiro771
  Alex Zanardi86053
  Gil de Ferran618020
  Greg Moore819717
  Alex Zanardi981025
  Robby Gordon1031042
  Greg Moore10511511
  Andre Ribeiro11613318

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Scott Pruett 26    
2   Jimmy Vasser 25   -1  
3   Al Unser, Jr. 21   -5  
4   Andre Ribeiro 20   -6  
5   Gil de Ferran 19   -7  
6   Bobby Rahal 18   -8  
7   Christian Fittipaldi 18   -8  
8   Robby Gordon 14   -12  
9   Alex Zanardi 14   -12  
10   Raul Boesel 6   -20  
11   Greg Moore 6   -20  
12   Roberto Moreno 4   -22  
13   Michael Andretti 4   -22  
14   Bryan Herta 3   -23  
15   Adrian Fernandez 2   -24  
16   Emerson Fittipaldi 2   -24  
17   Paul Tracy 2   -24  
18   Marco Greco 1   -25  
19   Scott Goodyear 1   -25