ROUND 5, MEIXCO CITY, JUNE 13, 14 & 15

MEXICAN FORMULA 3000 MARLBORO CUP 1997

Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez Circuit Length : 4,000 m.

STARTING GRID (Parrilla de Salida)

Pos. No.  Driver                 Time        Speed (km/h)
          (Piloto)               (Tiempo)    (Velocidad)
 1   7    Derek Higgins          1m 15.477*    190.79
 2   2    Jimmy Morales          1m 16.303     188.72
 3   26   Mario Dominguez        1m 16.498     188.24
 4   4    Jorge Goeters          1m 16.788     187.43
 5   27   Freddy Van Beuren      1m 16.963     187.10
 6   11   Enrique Contreras      1m 17.271     186.36
 7   3    Eduardo Goeters        1m 17.568     185.64
 8   21   Patrick Goeters        1m 17.669     185.40
 9   1    Jaime Cordero          1m 17.692     185.35
 10  9    Freddy Tame Jr.        1m 18.718     182.93
 11  8    Guillermo Oliveras (r) 1m 18.953     182.39
 12  10   Carlos Peralta (r)     1m 25.212     168.99

*New track record(nuevo record de pista) (r) = rookie/novato

RACE RESULTS (Resultados)

Pos. No.  Driver                 Nat  Team           Laps  Time
          (Piloto)                   (Equipo)
 1   7    Derek Higgins          Irl  Quaker State   30    41m 30.534
 2   2    Jimmy Morales          Mex  Marlboro       30       + 1.397
 3   26   Mario Dominguez        Mex  Herdez         30       + 8.500
 4   4    Jorge Goeters          Mex  TF Victor      30       + 8.955
 5   1    Jaime Cordero          Mex  Marlboro       30      + 11.067
 6   27   Freddy Van Beuren      Mex  Herdez         30      + 11.796
 7   3    Eduardo Goeters        Mex  Apasco-GRT     30      + 14.346
 8   21   Patrick Goeters        Mex  Rotoplas-GRT   30      + 15.239
 9   11   Enrique Contreras      Mex  Quaker State   30      + 16.677
 10  9    Freddy Tame Jr.        Mex  Cacasa         30      + 23.916
 11  8    Guillermo Oliveras (r) Mex  Quaker State   29       running
 12  10   Carlos Peralta (r)     Mex  Sentra          5        engine

Fastest Race Lap (Vuelta mas rapida en carrera) : 1m 16.208 Derek Higgins (r) = rookie/novato

CHAMPIONSHIP STATUS (Estado del Campeonato)

Drivers :                          Teams :
(Pilotos)                          (Equipos)
Pos. Driver            Points      Pos. Team            Points
 1   Jimmy Morales      446         1   Marlboro        611
 2   Derek Higgins      375         2   Quaker State    597
 3   Mario Dominguez    278         3   Herdez          514
 4   Jorge Goeters      260         4   Canel's         269
 5   Freddy Van Beuren  236         5   TF Victor       260
 6   Enrique Contreras  187         6   Cacasa          176
 7   Freddy Tame Jr.    176         7   GRT             166
 8   Jaime Cordero      165         8   Martiga         130
 9   Fernando Plata     136         9   Sentra           33
 10  Rod McLeod         133         
 11  Eduardo Goeters    129
 12  David Martinez      86
 13  Carlos Peralta      66
 14  Gerardo Martinez    44
 15  Patrick Goeters     37
 16  Rafael Martinez     35
 17  Carlos Contreras    33
 18  Guillermo Oliveras  31
 19  Ruben Garcia N.     29

Rookie of the Year

Pos. Driver            Points
1    Rod McLeod         133
2    David Martinez      86
3    Carlos Peralta      66
4    Guillermo Oliveras  31

Ramon Osorio J.