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Indy Racing League race number 14 of 15
Sunday, September 8, 2002 at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:04:40
Average speed: 146.319 mph
Pole speed: 222.867 mph
Cautions: 5 for 57 laps
Margin of victory: .002 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    2002 Indy Racing League results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 14   Sam Hornish, Jr. Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F200126600running10252
2 37   Al Unser, Jr. Corteco / Bryant   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F20095150running3440
32291   Buddy Lazier Coors Light / Life Fitness / Tae-Bo / Delta   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/C/F20069550running035
4213   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F20056400running832
5 651   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F20052050running030
61021   Felipe Giaffone Hollywood Cigarettes   (Mo Nunn)G/C/F20056450running028
7168   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F20045200running3426
8 52   Vitor Meira Johns Manville / Menards / Pittsburgh Paints   (John Menard)D/C/F20044100running024
9 252   Buddy Rice Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F20044100running2222
10 715   Dan Wheldon Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F20020800running020
111912   Raul Boesel Bradley Motorsports   (Brad Calkins)D/I/F20041800running019
121844   Alex Barron Rayovac   (Blair Racing)D/C/F19940500running018
132355   Will Langhorne Grill 2 Go / Sam Schmidt Motorsports   (Fred Treadway)G/C/F18017600mechanical017
142431   George Mack 310 Racing   (310 Racing)G/C/F18038200running016
151778   Tony Renna Kruse Special   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F15315100crash015
161514   Airton Dare Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F15336000crash014
172020   Greg Ray Grill 2 Go / Empress Casino   (Sam Schmidt)D/C/F14034800running013
181411   Eliseo Salazar Harrah's / Banco Chile   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F13134800engine012
19 498   Billy Boat Curb Records   (Greg Beck / Curb-Agajanian)D/I/F12033700engine011
20 924   Robbie Buhl Team Purex / Aventis   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F11332600engine010
21139   Jeff Ward Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/C/F10632600engine09
221223   Sarah Fisher Team Smart Blade   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F6110600engine08
23116   Gil de Ferran Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F5132600crash07
242528   Hideki Noda Nimo Corporation / Tomoe   (Sal Incandela)G/C/F4510600handling06
25 834   Laurent Redon Mi-Jack   (Eric Bachelart)D/I/F1432600engine05
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; I - Nissan Infiniti
  Tires: F - Firestone

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Scott Mayer18State Financial BankDallara / Chevy

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11313  
142411   #34 engine turn 1 
255127  
527322   #6 accident turn 2 
748613  
87937   #11 spun backstretch 
9411421  
1151195   debris turn 2 
12015334  
15416512   #14,78 accident backstretch 
16620035  
  Percent of race run under caution: 28.5%             Average green flag run: 23.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sam Hornish, Jr.12525
  Buddy Rice264722
  Al Unser, Jr.48558
  Sam Hornish, Jr.56561
  Al Unser, Jr.577418
  Sam Hornish, Jr.7511642
  Scott Sharp11715034
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1511588
  Helio Castroneves1591668
  Al Unser, Jr.1671682
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1691779
  Al Unser, Jr.1781781
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1791857
  Al Unser, Jr.1861861
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1871893
  Al Unser, Jr.1901912
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1921921
  Al Unser, Jr.1931942
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1952006

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sam Hornish, Jr. 481    
2   Helio Castroneves 469   -12  
3   Gil de Ferran 443   -38  
4   Felipe Giaffone 419   -62  
5   Alex Barron 336   -145  
6   Al Unser, Jr. 301   -180  
7   Scott Sharp 300   -181  
8   Airton Dare 286   -195  
9   Buddy Lazier 279   -202  
10   Jeff Ward 263   -218  
11   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 256   -225  
12   Billy Boat 219   -262  
13   Tomas Scheckter 210   -271  
14   Laurent Redon 209   -272  
15   Richie Hearn 204   -277  
16   George Mack 182   -299  
17   Robbie Buhl 165   -316  
18   Raul Boesel 150   -331  
19   Eliseo Salazar 143   -338  
20   Sarah Fisher 142   -339