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1996 U.S. 500


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CART race number 6 of 16
Sunday, May 26, 1996 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:11:48
Average Speed: 156.403 mph
Pole Speed: 232.025 mph
Cautions: 12 for 78 laps
Margin of Victory: 10.995 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1996 CART results   /   1996 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 112   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda2501,145,000running3521
21417   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Ford250250,000running916
32034   Roberto Moreno Data Control   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford249100,000running214
4 631   Andre Ribeiro LCI International   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda249 running3312
51921   Mark Blundell VISA / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Ford249 running010
61810   Eddie Lawson Delco Electronics   (Rick Galles)Lola / Mercedes249 running08
7 73   Paul Tracy Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes248 running06
8 52   Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes246 running05
9138   Gil de Ferran Pennzoil   (Hall Racing)Reynard / Honda245 running04
10 89   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Hogan Penske Racing)Reynard / Mercedes241 running03
111649   Parker Johnstone Motorola   (Brix Comptech Racing)Reynard / Honda236 gearbox352
121211   Christian Fittipaldi Kmart / Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford232 engine01
131799   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford225 engine2 
142519   Hiro Matsushita Panasonic / Duskin   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford217 running0 
15 328   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Mercedes216 engine0 
162216   Stefan Johansson Alumax Aluminum   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes195 engine0 
17 44   Alex Zanardi Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda175 engine1341
182425   Jeff Krosnoff Arciero-Wells Racing   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota143 engine0 
191518   Bobby Rahal Miller   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Mercedes130 crash0 
20215   Robby Gordon Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Ford94 engine0 
212726   Gary Bettenhausen Bettenhausen Motorsports   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Penske / Mercedes79 crash0 
222636   Juan Fangio All American Racers   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Toyota69 engine0 
23116   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford67 cv joint0 
24101   Raul Boesel Brahma   (Brahma Sports Team)Reynard / Ford54 electrical0 
252315   Fredrik Ekblom Valvoline DuraBlend   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Ford11 engine0 
26 920   Scott Pruett Firestone   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Ford3 engine0 
27 232   Adrian Fernandez Tecate Beer / Quaker State   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda0 crash0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmy Vasser11818
  Alex Zanardi19257
  Mauricio Gugelmin26283
  Roberto Moreno29302
  Mauricio Gugelmin31366
  Alex Zanardi37163127
  Greg Moore1641652
  Parker Johnstone16619934
  Jimmy Vasser2002067
  Parker Johnstone2072071
  Andre Ribeiro20824033
  Jimmy Vasser24125010

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmy Vasser 94    
2   Al Unser, Jr. 58   -36  
3   Scott Pruett 49   -45  
4   Andre Ribeiro 38   -56  
5   Gil de Ferran 37   -57  
6   Greg Moore 36   -58  
7   Christian Fittipaldi 33   -61  
8   Paul Tracy 31   -63  
9   Michael Andretti 31   -63  
10   Mauricio Gugelmin 28   -66  
11   Bobby Rahal 26   -68  
12   Roberto Moreno 24   -70  
13   Eddie Lawson 18   -76  
14   Parker Johnstone 18   -76  
15   Emerson Fittipaldi 17   -77  
16   Alex Zanardi 15   -79  
17   Robby Gordon 14   -80  
18   Adrian Fernandez 13   -81  
19   Mark Blundell 10   -84  
20   Stefan Johansson 8   -86