Laguna Seca results

MONTEREY, Calif., September 7, 1997 - Results of today's PPG- Firestone Indy Lights race at the 2.238-mile Laguna Seca Raceway: P. (S) Driver Nat Laps/reason ...

MONTEREY, Calif., September 7, 1997 - Results of today's PPG- Firestone Indy Lights race at the 2.238-mile Laguna Seca Raceway: P. (S) Driver Nat Laps/reason out ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. (2) Cristiano da Matta BRA 25 2. (1) Tony Kanaan BRA 25 3. (3) Helio Castro-Neves BRA 25 4. (5) Mark Hotchkis U.S. 25 5. (7) Lee Bentham CDN 25 6. (6) Christophe Tinseau FRA 25 7. (10) Brian Cunningham U.S. 25 8. (11) Didier Andre FRA 25 9. (22) Geoff Boss U.S. 25 10. (12) Luiz Garcia Jr BRA 25 11. (24) Airton Dare BRA 25 12. (20) Hideki Noda JPN 25 13. (9) Sergio Paese BRA 25 14. (18) Shigeaki Hattori JPN 25 15. (27) Jeff Ward U.S. 25 16. (21) Andrew Bordin CDN 25 17. (23) David DeSilva U.S. 25 18. (28) Claude Bourbonnais CDN 25 19. (29) Casey Mears U.S. 24 20. (13) Naoki Hattori JPN 19 Gear linkage 21. (14) Bob Dorricott Jr U.S. 14 Accident 22. (19) Robby Unser U.S. 14 Accident 23. (15) Frederic Gosparini FRA 13 Accident 24. (16) Jean-Philippe Belloc FRA 13 Accident 25. (25) Rodolfo Lavin MEX 13 26. (4) David Empringham CDN 7 Accident 27. (17) Oswaldo Negri Jr BRA 2 Accident 28. (8) Chris Simmons U.S. 1 Accident 29. (26) Clint Mears U.S. DNS

Time of race: 43:48.426. Winner's average speed: 76.631 mph. Margin of victory: 2.117 seconds. Lap leaders: da Matta 1-25.

Championship Standings: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Tony Kanaan 152. 6. Chris Simmons 72. 2. Helio Castro-Neves 141. 7. Mark Hotchkis 72. 3. Cristiano da Matta 129. 8. Hideki Noda 51. 4. David Empringham 107. 9. Christophe Tinseau 48. 5. Lee Bentham 74. 10. Airton Dare 46.

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Casey Mears , Shigeaki Hattori , Jeff Ward , Didier André , Airton Daré , Tony Kanaan , Christophe Tinseau , David Empringham , Hideki Noda , Jean-Philippe Belloc , Rodolfo Lavin , Brian Cunningham , Andrew Bordin , Naoki Hattori , Oswaldo Negri Jr. , Geoff Boss , Claude Bourbonnais , Robby Unser , Mark Hotchkis , Cristiano da Matta , Luiz Garcia , Lee Bentham