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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.]

Germany

Track: EuroSpeedway
Location: Lausitz, Germany
Type: 2.023-mile oval (3-turn, triangular, max. 10 degree banking).

Lap Record (up to 2003)
Tony Kanaan (2001) - 0:34.747 (209.595 mph) -- set during the race.

Race Record (up to 2003)
Sebastien Bourdais (2003) - 1:49:22.498 (170.903 mph).

Past Race Winners
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
2001 Kenny Brack 154 311.542 2:00:20.940 155.319
2003 Sebastien Bourdais 154 311.542 1:49:22.498 170.903

Other European Venues and Results

Monza, Italy - 2.64-mile Road Course
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1957 Jimmy Bryan 63 166.32 1:01:32.4 162.208
1957 Jimmy Bryan 63 166.32 1:02:18.9 160.191
1957 Troy Ruttman 63 166.32 1:03:01.2 158.399
1958 Jim Rathmann 63 166.32 0:59:40.9 167.259
1958 Jim Rathmann 63 166.32 1:00:18.5 165.521
1958 Jim Rathmann 63 166.32 0:59:37.9 157.399

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The Track

Euro Snippets

1957-8: Typically referred to as the Race of Two Worlds, the actual name was the 500 Miglia di Monza. These were non-points paying invitational races. 1957: Event run in three heats, with overall winner (Jimmy Bryan) determined by total laps completed. 2001: Alex Zanardi losses both his legs in crash with 13 laps remaining. 2003: Alex Zanardi "completes" the 13 laps from the 2001 race in a specially prepared hand controlled car prior to the race.
 
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