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2002 Indianapolis 500


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Firestone Indy Racing League race number 5 of 15
Sunday, May 26, 2002 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:00:11
Average Speed: 166.499 mph
Pole Speed: 231.342 mph
Cautions: 5 for 35 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    2002 Firestone Indy Racing League results   /   2002 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
152091   Buddy Lazier Coors Light / Life Fitness / Tae-Bo / Delta   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/C/F198277,615crash015
221634   Laurent Redon Mi-Jack   (Eric Bachelart)D/I/F196256,565crash08
261052   Tomas Scheckter Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F172294,815crash856
28 517   Tony Kanaan Hollywood Cigarettes   (Mo Nunn)G/C/F89167,665crash232
29175   Rick Treadway Sprint / Kyocera Wireless / Airlink   (Fred Treadway)G/C/F88147,565crash01
333111   Greg Ray Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F28245,315crash01
202712   Shigeaki Hattori Epson   (Brad Calkins)D/I/F197161,565engine010
27 88   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F137255,665engine33
301919   Jimmy Vasser Miller Lite / Rahal-Letterman Racing   (Bobby Rahal)D/C/F87151,315gearbox01
31 133   Bruno Junqueira Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/C/F87282,715gearbox321
323399   Mark Dismore Western Union / Homestar.com   (Sam Schmidt)D/C/F58145,315handling01
1133   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F2001,606,215running2450
22926   Paul Tracy Team Green / 7-Eleven   (Team Green)D/C/F200489,315running040
3 421   Felipe Giaffone Hollywood Cigarettes   (Mo Nunn)G/C/F200480,315running1235
42644   Alex Barron Rayovac   (Blair Racing)D/C/F200412,115running732
5 651   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F200348,515running030
62220   Richie Hearn Grill 2 Go   (Sam Schmidt)D/C/F200330,815running028
72539   Michael Andretti Motorola / Archipelago   (Team Green)D/C/F200218,715running026
81131   Robby Gordon Menards / Cingular Wireless   (John Menard)D/C/F200204,000running024
9159   Jeff Ward Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/C/F200308,815running022
10146   Gil de Ferran Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F200293,165running1320
112122   Kenny Brack Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/C/F200188,315running019
12127   Al Unser, Jr. Corteco / Bryant   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F199288,765running118
133014   Airton Dare Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F199281,815running017
142455   Arie Luyendyk Meijer   (Fred Treadway)G/C/F199338,815running016
16 224   Robbie Buhl Team Purex / Aventis   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F198288,315running014
173230   George Mack 310 Racing   (310 Racing)G/C/F198283,565running013
182398   Billy Boat Curb Records   (Greg Beck / Curb-Agajanian)D/C/F198286,315running012
192827   Dario Franchitti Team Green / 7-Eleven   (Team Green)D/C/F197153,565running011
21 32   Raul Boesel Menards / Johns Manville   (John Menard)D/C/F197268,315running09
231853   Max Papis Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F196153,565running07
24 923   Sarah Fisher Team Allegra   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F196163,315running06
25 74   Sam Hornish, Jr. Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F186253,815running05
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 or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
P.J. Jones2Menards / Johns ManvilleJohn Menard
Robby McGehee10Cahill RacingLarry Cahill
Donnie Beechler11Harrah'sA.J. Foyt
Oriol Servia15Walker RacingDerrick Walker
Jon Herb16Star Registry / WeberGrills.comJon Herb
Memo Gidley32Western UnionDusenberg Brothers Racing
Johnny Herbert32Western UnionDusenberg Brothers Racing
Scott Harrington37Pit Bull Energy Drink / Rhino Cleaning Prod.Lee Brayton
John de Vries37Pit Bull Energy Drink / Rhino Cleaning Prod.Lee Brayton
Billy Roe81American Dream MortgageZali Racing
Anthony Lazzaro99Sam Schmidt MotorsportsSam Schmidt
Jimmy Kite99Norwalk FurnitureSam Schmidt

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12929  
30367   #11 accident turn 1 
377842  
79879   debris 
88892  
90989   #17,5 accident turn 3 
9917274  
1731808   #52 accident turn 4 
18119818  
1992002   #91,34 accident turn 2 
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 33.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bruno Junqueira13232
  Tomas Scheckter336331
  Tony Kanaan64663
  Scott Sharp67671
  Gil de Ferran68681
  Al Unser, Jr.69691
  Tony Kanaan708920
  Felipe Giaffone90912
  Tomas Scheckter9212029
  Gil de Ferran1211244
  Scott Sharp1251262
  Felipe Giaffone1271293
  Alex Barron1301312
  Tomas Scheckter13214918
  Gil de Ferran1501578
  Felipe Giaffone1581603
  Alex Barron1611655
  Tomas Scheckter1661727
  Felipe Giaffone1731764
  Helio Castroneves17720024

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Helio Castroneves 195    
2   Gil de Ferran 169   -26  
3   Sam Hornish, Jr. 159   -36  
4   Felipe Giaffone 140   -55  
5   Alex Barron 109   -86  
6   Scott Sharp 101   -94  
7   Jeff Ward 97   -98  
8   Al Unser, Jr. 96   -99  
9   Airton Dare 91   -104  
10   Jaques Lazier 90   -105  
11   Laurent Redon 89   -106  
12   Billy Boat 86   -109  
13   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 86   -109  
14   Buddy Lazier 82   -113  
15   Eliseo Salazar 77   -118  
16   George Mack 66   -129  
17   Richie Hearn 60   -135  
18   Anthony Lazzaro 57   -138  
19   Tomas Scheckter 55   -140  
20   Robby McGehee 55   -140