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1997 Bosch Spark Plug Grand Prix Pres. By Toyota


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CART race number 4 of 17
Sunday, April 27, 1997 at Nazareth Speedway, Nazareth, PA
225 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (225.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:53:31
Average Speed: 118.919 mph
Pole Speed: 191.174 mph
Cautions: 10 for 76 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1997 CART results   /   1997 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 13   Paul Tracy Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes225 running18622
2 26   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford225 running1816
3 72   Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes225 running014
4 45   Gil de Ferran Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Honda225 running012
5121   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda224 running010
6 87   Bobby Rahal Miller Lite   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford224 running08
7 98   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford224 running06
8 640   Raul Boesel Brahma   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford224 running215
9 517   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes224 running04
101120   Scott Pruett Brahma   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford224 running03
11214   Alex Zanardi Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda223 running02
12 316   Patrick Carpentier Alumax   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes223 running01
13189   Dario Franchitti Hogan RacingReynard / Mercedes222 running0 
142011   Roberto Moreno Kmart / Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford218 running0 
152536   Juan Fangio Castrol / Jockey   (Dan Gurney)Reynard / Toyota214 engine0 
161099   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes194 running0 
171727   Parker Johnstone Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda190 crash0 
181421   Richie Hearn Ralph's / Food 4 Less   (Della Penna Motorsports)Lola / Ford190 crash0 
191618   Mark Blundell Motorola   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes178 crash0 
202419   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Herdez / Mexlub   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford111 engine0 
212398   P.J. Jones Castrol / Jockey   (Dan Gurney)Reynard / Toyota96 fuel system0 
222225   Max Papis MCI   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota81 engine0 
231932   Adrian Fernandez Tecate Beer / Quaker State   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda58 crash0 
241377   Gualter Salles Indusval   (Davis Racing)Reynard / Ford34 crash0 
252624   Hiro Matsushita Panasonic / Duskin   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota23 handling0 
261531   Andre Ribeiro LCI / Marlboro   (Steve Horne)Lola / Honda4 transmission0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Paul Tracy13434
  Michael Andretti355218
  Paul Tracy536311
  Raul Boesel648421
  Paul Tracy85225141

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Michael Andretti 51    
2   Scott Pruett 47   -4  
3   Paul Tracy 45   -6  
4   Alex Zanardi 43   -8  
5   Jimmy Vasser 29   -22  
6   Greg Moore 28   -23  
7   Mauricio Gugelmin 28   -23  
8   Al Unser, Jr. 26   -25  
9   Gil de Ferran 23   -28  
10   Bryan Herta 17   -34  
11   Raul Boesel 16   -35  
12   Parker Johnstone 15   -36  
13   Bobby Rahal 14   -37  
14   Andre Ribeiro 9   -42  
15   Patrick Carpentier 5   -46  
16   Dario Franchitti 5   -46  
17   Mark Blundell 5   -46  
18   Adrian Fernandez 4   -47  
19   Richie Hearn 2   -49