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CART race number 4 of 20
Saturday, May 19, 2001 at Twin Ring Motegi Superspeedway, Motegi City, Japan
201 laps on a 1.548 mile paved track (311.148 miles)

Time of race: 1:44:48
Average speed: 178.113 mph
Pole speed: 215.591 mph
Cautions: 2 for 13 laps
Margin of victory: 3.650 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    2001 CART results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 68   Kenny Brack Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Lola / Ford201100000running7520
2 13   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Reynard / Honda20160000running8418
3 455   Tony Kanaan Hollywood Cigarettes   (Mo Nunn)Reynard / Honda20050000running4014
41411   Christian Fittipaldi Kmart Blue Light Special   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Toyota20035000running012
52140   Jimmy Vasser Patrick Racing   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Toyota20030000running010
6177   Max Papis Miller Genuine Draft   (Bobby Rahal)Lola / Ford20025000running08
7 866   Alex Zanardi Pioneer   (Mo Nunn)Reynard / Honda19922500running06
81352   Shinji Nakano Avex / Alpine   (Adrian Fernandez)Reynard / Honda19920000running05
92018   Scott Dixon Powerware / Panasonic   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Toyota19817500running14
102320   Roberto Moreno Visteon   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Toyota19816500running03
11 716   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Herdez   (Keith Wiggins)Lola / Ford19715250running02
122517   Mauricio Gugelmin Nextel / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Toyota19714250running01
13 31   Gil de Ferran Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Reynard / Honda19413250oil line0 
141822   Oriol Servia Sigma Autosport   (Paul Cherry)Lola / Ford19112500running0 
151512   Nicolas Minassian Target   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Toyota19012000crash0 
16 951   Adrian Fernandez Tecate Beer / Quaker State   (Adrian Fernandez)Reynard / Honda14811750electrical0 
17 227   Dario Franchitti Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda12611500header1 
181626   Paul Tracy Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda7711250gearbox0 
191032   Patrick Carpentier Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford5411000oil tank0 
20245   Tora Takagi Pioneer / Denso   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Toyota5110750throttle0 
212277   Bryan Herta Zakspeed   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford50 header0 
221933   Alex Tagliani Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Ford40 gearbox0 
231139   Michael Andretti Motorola   (Team Motorola)Reynard / Honda33 gearbox0 
24 54   Bruno Junqueira Target   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Toyota1 crash0 
25126   Cristiano da Matta Texaco-Havoline / Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Toyota0 crash0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Helio Castroneves15050
  Kenny Brack51544
  Scott Dixon55551
  Helio Castroneves568429
  Kenny Brack859612
  Dario Franchitti97971
  Kenny Brack981047
  Tony Kanaan10514440
  Helio Castroneves1451495
  Kenny Brack15020152

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kenny Brack 48    
2   Helio Castroneves 47   -1  
3   Cristiano da Matta 40   -8  
3   Jimmy Vasser 40   -8  
3   Paul Tracy 40   -8  
6   Gil de Ferran 30   -18  
7   Tony Kanaan 26   -22  
8   Scott Dixon 24   -24  
9   Christian Fittipaldi 22   -26  
10   Michael Andretti 20   -28  
11   Dario Franchitti 17   -31  
12   Bruno Junqueira 11   -37  
13   Max Papis 9   -39  
14   Nicolas Minassian 7   -41  
15   Roberto Moreno 6   -42  
15   Shinji Nakano 6   -42  
15   Alex Zanardi 6   -42  
18   Oriol Servia 4   -44  
19   Bryan Herta 3   -45  
20   Michel Jourdain, Jr. 2   -46