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2002 Boomtown 500


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Firestone Indy Racing League race number 6 of 15
Saturday, June 8, 2002 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:45:50
Average Speed: 164.984 mph
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: 4 for 28 laps
Margin of Victory: .011 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    2002 Firestone Indy Racing League results   /   2002 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
17 152   Tomas Scheckter Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F15950,300clutch10715
2 37   Al Unser, Jr. Corteco / Bryant   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F20086,850running3840
6 612   Shigeaki Hattori Epson   (Brad Calkins)D/I/F20025,100running2828
14168   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F17148,800running1416
51821   Felipe Giaffone Hollywood Cigarettes   (Mo Nunn)G/C/F20053,000running530
4 53   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F20057,700running332
18 84   Sam Hornish, Jr. Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F12635,300crash312
1 79   Jeff Ward Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/C/F200112,700running150
3 914   Airton Dare Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F20070,950running135
71198   Billy Boat Curb Records   (Greg Beck / Curb-Agajanian)D/C/F20045,900running026
81091   Buddy Lazier Coors Light / Life Fitness / Tae-Bo / Delta   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/C/F20054,800running024
91599   Richie Hearn Grill 2 Go   (Sam Schmidt)D/C/F20044,800running022
101944   Alex Barron Rayovac   (Blair Racing)D/C/F19943,600running020
112118   John de Vries Norwalk Furniture   (Paul Diatlovich)D/C/F19620,400running019
122011   Greg Ray Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F19541,200running018
13172   Raul Boesel Menards / Johns Manville / Pittsburgh Paints   (John Menard)D/C/F18540,100mechanical017
15 434   Laurent Redon Mi-Jack   (Eric Bachelart)D/I/F16137,700mechanical015
16126   Gil de Ferran Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F16136,600running014
19 251   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F12634,200crash011
201424   Robbie Buhl Team Purex / Aventis   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F11333,000engine010
211331   George Mack 310 Racing   (310 Racing)G/C/F10633,000engine09
222316   Jon Herb Star Registry / WeberGrills.com   (Jon Herb)D/C/F2411,000handling08
232255   Rick Treadway Big Tex Trailers / Tough as Texas   (Fred Treadway)G/C/F933,000crash07
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; I - Nissan Infiniti
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
199  
10134   #55 accident 
147259  
73808   debris 
819414  
951006   #8 tow-in 
10112626  
12713711   #4,51 accident turn 3 
13820063  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.5%             Average green flag run: 34.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tomas Scheckter15151
  Sam Hornish, Jr.52532
  Al Unser, Jr.54552
  Scott Sharp566914
  Tomas Scheckter709526
  Sam Hornish, Jr.96961
  Felipe Giaffone971015
  Shigeaki Hattori10212928
  Tomas Scheckter13015930
  Al Unser, Jr.16019233
  Airton Dare1931931
  Helio Castroneves1941963
  Al Unser, Jr.1971993
  Jeff Ward2002001

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Helio Castroneves 227    
2   Gil de Ferran 183   -44  
3   Sam Hornish, Jr. 171   -56  
4   Felipe Giaffone 170   -57  
5   Jeff Ward 147   -80  
6   Al Unser, Jr. 136   -91  
7   Alex Barron 129   -98  
8   Airton Dare 126   -101  
9   Scott Sharp 117   -110  
10   Billy Boat 112   -115  
11   Buddy Lazier 106   -121  
12   Laurent Redon 104   -123  
13   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 97   -130  
14   Jaques Lazier 90   -137  
15   Richie Hearn 82   -145  
16   Eliseo Salazar 77   -150  
17   George Mack 75   -152  
18   Tomas Scheckter 70   -157  
19   Shigeaki Hattori 67   -160  
20   Robbie Buhl 59   -168