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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.]

Japan

Track: Twin Ring Motegi
Location: Motegi, Japan
Type: 1.548-mile oval (nonsymetrical, flat banked turns).

Lap Record (up to 2002)
Bruno Junqueira (2002) - 25.907 (215.108 mph).

Race Record (up to 2002)
Kenny Brack (2001) - 1:44:48.888 (178.113 mpg)

Past Race Winners
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1998 Adrian Fernandez 201 311.349 1:57:12.016 159.393
1999 Adrian Fernandez 201 311.349 1:46:01.463 176.195
2000 Michael Andretti 201 311.349 1:58:52.201 157.154
2001 Kenny Brack 201 311.148 1:44:48.888 178.113
2002 Bruno Junqueira 201 311.148 2:00:05.882 155.447

Other Asian Venues and Results

Fuji, Japan - 1.548-mile Paved Oval
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1966 Jackie Stewart 80 216 2:03:59.35 104.525

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The Track


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The Sights

Japan Jots

1966: No championship points awarded. Stewart also had the pole. Mario Andretti, Jim Clark, and Al Unser, Sr. among top names that failed to qualify due to mechanical problems. 1998: Qualifications rained out. Starting lineup based on practice times. 2000: Race postponed from Saturday to Sunday due to rain.
 
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