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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.]

Road America

Track: Road America
Location: Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Type: 4.048-mile road circuit (14-turn hilly layout)

Lap Record (up to 2007)
Dario Franchitti (2000) - 1:39.866 (145.924 mph).

Race Record (up to 2007)
Christian Fittipaldi (1999) - 1:37:00.799 (137.697 mph) -- for current race distance and track length.

Past Race Winners
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1982 Hector Rebaque 50 196 1:49:58.09 109.156
1983 Mario Andretti 50 200 2:00:42.75 99.410
1984 Mario Andretti 50 200 1:43:08.40 116.347
1985 Jacques Villeneuve 50 200 1:45:12.15 114.066
1986 Emerson Fittipaldi 50 200 2:26:42 81.800
1987 Mario Andretti 50 200 1:39:52.26 120.155
1988 Emerson Fittipaldi 50 200 1:38:11.24 122.215
1989 Danny Sullivan 50 200 1:37:43 123.050
1990 Michael Andretti 50 200 1:53:00.148 106.192
1991 Michael Andretti 50 200 1:35:05.010 126.205
1992 Emerson Fittipaldi 50 200 1:48:26.677 110.656
1993 Paul Tracy 50 200 1:41:20.689 118.408
1994 Jacques Villeneuve 50 200 1:42:37.930 116.922
1995 Jacques Villeneuve 50 200 1:55:29.659 103.901
1996 Michael Andretti 50 200 1:56:33.859 102.947
1997 Alex Zanardi 50 202.4 1:57:54.544 102.995
1998 Dario Franchitti 50 202.4 1:35:30.767 127.145
1999 Christian Fittipaldi 55 222.64 1:37:00.799 137.697
2000 Paul Tracy 55 222.64 1:37:53.681 136.457
2001 Bruno Junqueira 45 182.16 2:00:28.453 90.721
2002 Cristiano da Matta 60 242.88 1:56:43.030 124.856
2003 Bruno Junqueira 34 137.632 1:35:28.491 86.493
2004 Alex Tagliani 48 194.304 1:45:07.288 110.903
2006 A.J. Allmendinger 51 206.448 1:54:43.700 107.967
2007 Sébastien Bourdais 53 214.544 1:40:58.596 127.481

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The Track


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Road America Rumblings

1982: Al Unser, Sr. runs out of fuel on the last lap, allowing Rebaque to lead his one and only lap in his CART career. 1985: This is the Uncle Jacques Villeneuve. 1986: Race halted on lap 5 due to heavy rain and fog. Restarted two weeks later. 1990: Race halted for one hour on lap 33 to attend to A.J. Foyt's serious crash. 1996: Al Unser Jr's engine blew while leading just two turns from the finish. 1999: C. Fittipaldi becomes the fifth driver to win his first CART race at Road America. Others were Hector Rebaque, both Jacques Villeneuve's, and Dario Franchitti. 2001: Race halted for 47:52 due to flooding on track. Race shortened by 10 laps due to two hour time limit. Bruno Junqueira becomes the sixth driver to win his first CART race at Road America. 2003: Race halted for three hours and one minute due to heavy rain. Race shortened to 34 laps due to potential darkness. 2004: Race shortened to 48 laps due to time limit. Alex Tagliani becomes the seventh driver to win his first Champ Car race at Road America. 2006: Race halted for 42 minutes for serious crash involving Katherine Legge.
 
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