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FONTANA, Calif., September 27, 1997 - Results of today's to- lap, season-ending PPG-Firestone Indy Lights race at the 2-mile California Speedway: P. (S) Driver Nat Laps/reason ...

FONTANA, Calif., September 27, 1997 - Results of today's to- lap, season-ending PPG-Firestone Indy Lights race at the 2-mile California Speedway: P. (S) Driver Nat Laps/reason out ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. (1) Clint Mears U.S. 50 2. (6) Chris Simmons U.S. 50 3. (5) Lee Bentham CDN 50 4. (10) Cristiano da Matta BRA 50 5. (4) Helio Castro-Neves BRA 50 6. (9) Naoki Hattori JPN 50 7. (17) Jeff Ward U.S. 50 8. (12) Airton Dare BRA 50 9. (3) Tony Kanaan BRA 50 10. (16) Luiz Garcia Jr BRA 50 11. (11) Mark Hotchkis U.S. 50 12. (13) Christophe Tinseau FRA 50 13. (2) David Empringham CDN 46 Contact 14. (8) Brian Cunningham U.S. 46 Contact 15. (15) Casey Mears U.S. 46 Contact 16. (19) Robby Unser U.S. 33 Contact 17. (20) Rodolfo Lavin MEX 25 Brakes 18. (18) Shigeaki Hattori JPN 23 mechanical 19. (14) Frederic Gosparini FRA 2 Contact 20. (7) Bob Dorricott Jr U.S. 2 Contact Time of race: 52:15.813. Winner's average speed: 116.467 mph. Margin of victory: 0.712 seconds. Lap leaders: ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Clint Mears 1, 21-22 & 49-50. Castro-Neves 2-13, 17 & 33-37. Empringham 14, 16, 23-27, 38-40 & 46. Bentham 15. Cunningham 18-20, 28-32 & 41-42. Casey Mears 43-45 Final Standings (Top 10): ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Tony Kanaan 156 6. Chris Simmons 88 2. Helio Castro-Neves 152 7. Mark Hotchkis 74 3. Cristiano da Matta 141 8. Clint Mears 53 4. David Empringham 107 9. Hideki Noda 51 5. Lee Bentham 88 10. Christophe Tinseau 49

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