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[NOTE: This race fact sheet was used during the CART/Champ Car years. They have not been updated since then. However, we left them up for the historical information.]

Denver

Track: Streets of Denver
Location: Denver, Colorado
Type: 1.657-mile street course (9-turn flat layout).

Lap Record (up to 2006)
Sebastien Bourdais (2006) - 59.096 (100.941 mph).

Race Record (up to 2006)
A.J. Allmendinger (2006) - 1:44:59.557 (91.852 mph).

Past Race Winners
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1990 Al Unser, Jr. 80 152 2:08:00.753 71.243
1991 Al Unser, Jr. 70 133 1:57:06.583 69.576
2002 Bruno Junqueira 100 164.7 1:49:22.547 90.349
2003 Bruno Junqueira 106 174.582 2:03:10.259 85.044
2004 Sebastien Bourdais 90 149.13 1:40:25.232 89.103
2005 Sebastien Bourdais 97 160.729 1:49:45.135 87.338
2006 A.J. Allmendinger 97 160.729 1:44:59.557 91.852

Other Denver Area Venues and Results

Denver - 14.5-mile Natural Road Course
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1909 Eaton McMillian 20 290 7:26:24 38.978

Denver - 1-mile Dirt Oval
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1951 Tony Bettenhausen, Sr. 100 100 1:09:15.00 86.640
1952 Bill Vukovich, Sr. 100 100 1:08:41.00 87.357


Other Colorado Area Venues and Results

Pikes Peak - 12.42-mile Hill Climb
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1947 Louis Unser 1 12.42 0:16:34.77 44.947
1948 Al Rogers 1 12.42 0:15:49.75 47.078
1949 Al Rogers 1 12.42 0:15:54.26 46.855
1950 Al Rogers 1 12.42 0:15:39.1 47.61
1951 Al Rogers 1 12.42 0:15:39.70 47.581
1952 George Hammond 1 12.42 0:15:30.69 48.042
1953 Louis Unser 1 12.42 0:15:15.40 48.844
1954 Keith Andrews 1 12.42 0:14:39.7 50.826
1955 Bob Finney 1 12.42 0:14:27.2 51.559
1965 Al Unser, Sr. 1 12.42 0:12:54.3 57.745
1966 Bobby Unser 1 12.42 0:12:23.8 60.113
1967 Wes Vandervoort 1 12.42 0:12:46.3 58.348
1968 Bobby Unser 1 12.42 0:11:54.90 62.543
1969 Mario Andretti 1 12.42 0:12:44.07 58.518

Castle Rock - 2.66-mile Road Course
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1968 A.J. Foyt 57 151.62 1:49:23 83.168
1969 Gordon Johncock 57 151.62 1:47:52 84.337
1970 Mario Andretti 57 151.62 1:48:17 84.190

Denver Track Thumbnail The Track
Denver Doings

1952: Race red flagged after 4 laps due to extreme dust condition. Track was watered and race restarted. 1947-55: The Pikes Peak Hill Climb counted for championship points. 1965-69: The Pikes Peak Hill Climb counting for championship points returns. 1966: No championship points awarded. 1990: First attempt at a CART street race in downtown Denver lasted two years. The course was 1.9-miles long with 16 turns. 2002: Bruno Junqueira leads every lap from pole position.
 
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