CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Player's Gold Coast race warm-up recap

Round Twenty of the CART FedEx Championship Series Warm-Up Session for the Honda Indy 300 Surfers Paradise, Australia, October 28, 2001 - Team Player'S Drivers Patrick Carpentier And Alex Tagliani Completed Their Warm-Up Session This Morning In...

Round Twenty of the CART FedEx Championship Series
Warm-Up Session for the Honda Indy 300

Surfers Paradise, Australia, October 28, 2001 - Team Player'S Drivers Patrick Carpentier And Alex Tagliani Completed Their Warm-Up Session This Morning In Preparation For This Afternoon'S Honda Indy 300.

Carpentier, who had brakes problem during the session, was sixth quickest posting his best lap time around the 4.998-kilometre (2.795-mile) Surfers Paradise street course in 1 minute 35.093 seconds at an average speed of 170.287 km/h.

Tagliani finished 14th with a lap time of 1 minute 35.644 seconds, averaging 169.307 km/h.

Fastest of the 26 drivers who will start in this afternoon's race was Mexican Michel Jourdain Jr with a lap time of 1 minute 34.934 seconds (170.572 km/h). He was followed by Brazilian drivers Helio Castroneves and polesitter Roberto Moreno.

The Green Flag For This Afternoon's Race Will Be Waved At 2:00 P.M. Australian Time (Midnight Eastern Time, Saturday). Team Player's Drivers Tagliani Will Start From The Inside Of Row Four While Carpentier Will Be On The Inside Of The Following Row. Racing Fans Can Watch The Event Live On The Sports Network Beginning At Midnight.

-Player's-

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Roberto Moreno , Patrick Carpentier , Alex Tagliani , Michel Jourdain