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2002 The 500 Presented by Toyota


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CART race number 18 of 19
Sunday, November 3, 2002 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:33:42
Average Speed: 197.995 mph
Pole Speed: 232.011 mph
Cautions: 4 for 17 laps
Margin of Victory: .400 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 44

Glossary    2002 CART results   /   2002 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
11131   Cristiano da Matta Chevron   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Toyota23615,250engine142
4 110   Tony Kanaan Pioneer / WorldCom   (Mo Nunn)Lola / Honda25035,000running1013
71311   Christian Fittipaldi Eli Lilly   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Toyota24922,500running06
121512   Kenny Brack Target   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Toyota23514,250driveshaft01
51820   Oriol Servia Visteon   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Toyota24930,000running010
17 526   Paul Tracy Kool   (Team Green)Lola / Honda8611,500throttle15 
10 927   Dario Franchitti Kool   (Team Green)Lola / Honda24216,500fire163
3 832   Patrick Carpentier Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford25050,000running014
8 733   Alex Tagliani Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford24820,000running05
2 439   Michael Andretti Motorola   (Team Motorola)Lola / Honda25060,000running3716
9 24   Bruno Junqueira Target   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Toyota24717,500running04
61444   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Toyota24925,000running08
18165   Tora Takagi Pioneer   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Toyota8511,250crash0 
141051   Max Papis Tecate / Quaker State / Telmex   (Adrian Fernandez)Lola / Honda21412,500engine0 
151252   Shinji Nakano Alpine / Mitsuba   (Adrian Fernandez)Lola / Honda20212,000upright0 
161755   Mario Dominguez Herdez   (Keith Wiggins)Lola / Ford10711,750engine0 
1 68   Jimmy Vasser Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Lola / Ford250100,000running14821
13119   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Gigante   (Bobby Rahal)Lola / Ford21813,250engine10 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13333  
34374   #4 lost wheel 
389861  
991046   #9,33 spun 
105237133  
2382414   #1 stopped on track 
2422443  
2452473   #27 fire 
2482503  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.8%             Average green flag run: 46.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Michael Andretti188
  Tony Kanaan9113
  Michael Andretti12165
  Paul Tracy17182
  Michael Andretti19191
  Paul Tracy20223
  Jimmy Vasser233210
  Michael Andretti33331
  Jimmy Vasser34385
  Michael Andretti39457
  Paul Tracy46472
  Michael Andretti48492
  Paul Tracy50512
  Michael Andretti52543
  Paul Tracy55551
  Michael Andretti56572
  Paul Tracy58581
  Michael Andretti59591
  Paul Tracy60612
  Michael Andretti62621
  Paul Tracy63642
  Tony Kanaan65651
  Dario Franchitti66705
  Tony Kanaan71755
  Jimmy Vasser769823
  Tony Kanaan99991
  Jimmy Vasser10013132
  Michel Jourdain, Jr.1321343
  Dario Franchitti1351373
  Jimmy Vasser13816427
  Michel Jourdain, Jr.1651673
  Dario Franchitti1681703
  Jimmy Vasser17119727
  Michel Jourdain, Jr.1982014
  Dario Franchitti2022021
  Cristiano da Matta20321311
  Jimmy Vasser2142229
  Cristiano da Matta2232231
  Jimmy Vasser2242296
  Cristiano da Matta2302312
  Dario Franchitti2322354
  Jimmy Vasser2362427
  Michael Andretti2432464
  Jimmy Vasser2472504

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cristiano da Matta 221    
2   Bruno Junqueira 148   -73  
3   Patrick Carpentier 145   -76  
4   Dario Franchitti 138   -83  
5   Christian Fittipaldi 122   -99  
6   Jimmy Vasser 112   -109  
7   Michael Andretti 110   -111  
8   Alex Tagliani 108   -113  
9   Michel Jourdain, Jr. 105   -116  
10   Paul Tracy 101   -120  
11   Kenny Brack 94   -127  
12   Tony Kanaan 93   -128  
13   Scott Dixon 91   -130  
14   Adrian Fernandez 59   -162  
15   Tora Takagi 45   -176  
16   Shinji Nakano 43   -178  
17   Oriol Servia 40   -181  
18   Mario Dominguez 37   -184  
19   Max Papis 32   -189  
20   Townsend Bell 19   -202