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1996 ITT Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit


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CART race number 8 of 16
Sunday, June 9, 1996 at The Raceway at Belle Isle, Belle Isle, MI
77 laps* on a 2.100 mile street course (161.700 miles)

Time of race: 2:00:44
Average speed: 75.136 mph
Pole speed: 105.29 mph
Cautions: 6 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: 2.410 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1996 CART results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 96   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford72 running720
2 611   Christian Fittipaldi Kmart / Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford72 running6417
3 78   Gil de Ferran Pennzoil   (Hall Racing)Reynard / Honda72 running014
4 332   Adrian Fernandez Tecate Beer / Quaker State   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda72 running012
51521   Mark Blundell VISA / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Ford72 running010
62310   Eddie Lawson Delco Electronics   (Rick Galles)Lola / Mercedes72 running08
72216   Stefan Johansson Alumax Aluminum   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes72 running06
8181   Raul Boesel Brahma   (Brahma Sports Team)Reynard / Ford72 running05
92598   P.J. Jones Castrol   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Toyota72 running04
10 120   Scott Pruett Firestone   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Ford72 running14
11 54   Alex Zanardi Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda71 running02
122012   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda71 running01
131628   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Mercedes71 running0 
14 449   Parker Johnstone Motorola   (Brix Comptech Racing)Reynard / Honda71 running0 
152125   Jeff Krosnoff MCI   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota71 running0 
161917   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Ford71 running0 
17113   Paul Tracy Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes71 running0 
182436   Juan Manuel Fangio II Castrol   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Toyota71 running0 
192619   Hiro Matsushita Panasonic / Duskin   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford69 running0 
201499   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford67 running0 
21 818   Bobby Rahal Miller   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Mercedes60 crash0 
22122   Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes46 crash0 
231334   Roberto Moreno Data Control   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford41 exhaust0 
24 231   Andre Ribeiro LCI International   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda37 crash0 
25179   Emerson Fittipaldi Mobil 1 / Marlboro   (Hogan Penske Racing)Penske / Mercedes36 crash0 
26105   Robby Gordon Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Ford3 crash0 
* Race shortened to 72 laps due to time limit.

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDMichel Jourdain, Jr.22Herdez / Perry EllisScandia Simon RacingLola / Ford

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
496   #5 accident turn 8 
102314  
24307   #31,99 accident turn 13 
314616  
47526   #2 accident turn 4 
53619  
62654   #18 accident turn 13 
66661  
67671   #3,20 accident turn 7 
68681  
69702   #20 accident turn 4 
71722  
  Percent of race run under caution: 36.1%             Average green flag run: 6.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Scott Pruett111
  Christian Fittipaldi26564
  Michael Andretti66727

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmy Vasser 98    
2   Al Unser, Jr. 75   -23  
3   Michael Andretti 71   -27  
4   Christian Fittipaldi 58   -40  
5   Gil de Ferran 55   -43  
6   Scott Pruett 54   -44  
7   Greg Moore 46   -52  
8   Paul Tracy 45   -53  
9   Andre Ribeiro 43   -55  
10   Bobby Rahal 32   -66  
11   Emerson Fittipaldi 29   -69  
12   Mauricio Gugelmin 28   -70  
13   Adrian Fernandez 27   -71  
14   Eddie Lawson 26   -72  
15   Roberto Moreno 24   -74  
16   Mark Blundell 20   -78  
17   Parker Johnstone 18   -80  
18   Alex Zanardi 17   -81  
19   Robby Gordon 14   -84  
19   Stefan Johansson 14   -84