CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Friday qualifying

SURFERS PARADISE, Australia, April 4, 1997 - Results follow- ing today's opening qualifying session for the April 6th Austra- lian IndyCarnival PPG CART race: P. Driver Nat Chassis/engine Speed in ...

SURFERS PARADISE, Australia, April 4, 1997 - Results follow- ing today's opening qualifying session for the April 6th Austra- lian IndyCarnival PPG CART race: P. Driver Nat Chassis/engine Speed in mph. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Alex Zanardi ITA Reynard-Honda 104.643. 2. Christian Fittipaldi BRA Swift-Ford 103.478. 3. Scott Pruett ITA Reynard-Ford 102.999. 4. Mauricio Gugelmin RA Reynard-Mercedes 102.997. 5. Michael Andretti U.S. Swift-Ford 102.942. 6. Jimmy Vasser U.S. Reynard-Honda 102.535. 7. Parker Johnstone U.S. Reynard-Honda 102.496. 8. Greg Moore CDN Reynard-Mercedes 102.299. 9. Gil de Ferran BRA Reynard-Honda 102.114. 10. Bobby Rahal U.S. Reynard-Ford 102.018. 11. Paul Tracy CDN Penske-Mercedes 102.009. 12. Adrian Fernandez MEX Lola-Honda 101.979. 13. Andre Ribeiro BRA Lola-Honda 101.876. 14. Mark Blundell BRI Reynard-Mercedes 101.670. 15. Al Unser Jr U.S. Penske-Mercedes 101.435. 16. Bryan Herta U.S. Reynard-Ford 101.141. 17. Raul Boesel BRA Reynard-Ford 101.064. 18. Dario Franchitti BRI Reynard-Mercedes 100.999. 19. Gualter Salles BRA Reynard-Ford 100.200. 20. Juan Fangio II ARG Reynard-Toyota 99.839. 21. Patrick Carpentier CDN Reynard-Mercedes 99.595. 22. Richie Hearn U.S. Lola-Ford 98.840. 23. Paul Jasper U.S. Lola-Ford 98.658. 24. Max Papis ITA Reynard-Toyota 98.595. 25. P.J. Jones U.S. Reynard-Toyota 98.184. 26. Michel Jourdain Jr MEX Lola-Ford 98.020. 27. Hiro Matsushita JPN Reynard-Toyota 95.040. 28. Arnd Meier GER Lola-Ford 94.963. Zanardi's time: 1:35.156. Length of temporary street circuit: 2.795 miles.

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