CHAMPCAR/CART: FOntana results

FONTANA, Calif., September 28, 1997 - Results of today's season-ending Marlboro 500 CART race: P. (S) Driver Nat Chassis/engine T Laps/out ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. (8)...

FONTANA, Calif., September 28, 1997 - Results of today's season-ending Marlboro 500 CART race: P. (S) Driver Nat Chassis/engine T Laps/out ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. (8) Mark Blundell BRI Reynard-Merc F 250 2. (2) Jimmy Vasser U.S. Reynard-Honda F 250 3. (14) Adrian Fernandez MEX Lola-Honda F 249 4. (1) Mauricio Gugelmin BRA Reynard-Merc F 249 5. (10) Bobby Rahal U.S. Reynard-Ford G 249 6. (12) Gil de Ferran BRA Reynard-Honda G 249 7. (4) Scott Pruett U.S. Reynard-Ford F 248 8. (13) Robby Gordon U.S. Reynard-Merc F 247 9. (16) Christian Fittipaldi BRA Swift-Ford G 247 10. (21) P.J. Jones U.S. Reynard-Toyota G 244 11. (15) Parker Johnstone U.S. Reynard-Honda F 243 12. (25) Max Papis ITA Reynard-Toyota F 242 13. (6) Greg Moore CDN Reynard-Merc F 240 Engine 14. (26) Gualter Salles BRA Reynard-Ford G 238 15. (22) Richie Hearn U.S. Lola-Ford G 238 16. (17) Dennis Vitolo U.S. Lola-Ford F 231 17. (11) Andre Ribeiro BRA Reynard-Honda F 207 Crash 18. (5) Michel Jourdain Jr MEX Reynard-Ford F 195 Handling 19. (7) Michael Andretti U.S. Swift-Ford G 104 O. heat 20. (9) Raul Boesel BRA Reynard-Ford F 83 Elec 21. (3) Bryan Herta U.S. Reynard-Ford G 80 Engine 22. (20) Al Unser Jr U.S. Penske-Merc G 44 Exhaust 23. (23) Hiro Matsushita JPN Reynard-Toyota F 40 Debris 24. (27) Arie Luyendyk NLD Reynard-Honda F 39 Crash 25. (24) Arnd Meier GER Lola-Ford G 38 Crash 26. (19) Paul Tracy CDN Penske-Merc G 12 Crash 27. (18) Juan Fangio II ARG Reynard-Toyota G 0 Engine Time of race: 3:02:42.620. Margin of victory: 0.847-seconds. Winner's average speed: 166.575. Caution flags: 5 for 41 laps. Lead changes: 13 among 8 drivers.

Lap leaders: ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gugelmin 1-43, 205-210 & 215-231. Hearn 44-47. Andretti 48-83. Ribeiro 84-87, 90-161 & 164-201. Vasser 88-89. de Ferran 162-163, 202-204 & 211-214. Moore 232-239. Blundell 240-250.

Series points leaders: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Zanardi 195. 6. Blundell 115. 11. Herta 72. 2. de Ferran 162. 7. Moore 111. 12. Rahal 70. 3. Vasser 144. 8. Andretti 108. 13. Unser Jr 67. 4. Gugelmin 132. 9. Pruett 102. 14. Ribeiro 45. 5. Tracy 121. 10. Boesel 91. 15. Fittipaldi 42.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Gualter Salles , Robby Gordon , Arie Luyendyk , Gil de Ferran , Michael Andretti , Jimmy Vasser , Raul Boesel , Max Papis , Adrian Fernandez , Bobby Rahal , Christian Fittipaldi , Paul Tracy , Mauricio Gugelmin , Bryan Herta , Scott Pruett , Mark Blundell , Richie Hearn , P.J. Jones , Andre Ribeiro , Greg Moore , Al Unser , Michel Jourdain