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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.]

Grand Prix of Toronto

Track: Exhibition Place
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Type: 1.755-mile street course (13-turn flat layout).

Lap Record (up to 2007)
Helio Castroneves (2000) - 57.200 (110.455 mph).

Race Record (up to 2007)
Mark Blundell (1997) - 1:45:43.936 (92.779 mph) -- for current race distance and track length.

Past Race Winners
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1986 Bobby Rahal 103 183.34 2:05:50.51 87.414
1987 Emerson Fittipaldi 103 183.34 1:54:35.918 95.991
1988 Al Unser, Jr. 103 183.34 1:59:34.620 91.994
1989 Michael Andretti 103 183.34 2:01:00.940 90.900
1990 Al Unser, Jr. 94 167.32 2:13:26.000 75.997
1991 Michael Andretti 103 183.34 1:50:57.274 99.143
1992 Michael Andretti 103 183.34 1:52:21.974 97.898
1993 Paul Tracy 103 183.34 1:53:58.951 96.510
1994 Michael Andretti 98 174.44 1:48:15.978 96.673
1995 Michael Andretti 98 174.44 1:50:25.202 94.787
1996 Adrian Fernandez 93 165.912 1:41:59.809 97.548
1997 Mark Blundell 95 163.495 1:45:43.936 92.779
1998 Alex Zanardi 95 163.495 1:52:24.080 87.274
1999 Dario Franchitti 95 166.725 1:56:27.550 85.897
2000 Michael Andretti 112 196.560 2:00:02.313 98.248
2001 Michael Andretti 95 166.725 1:59:58.904 83.375
2002 Cristiano da Matta 112 196.56 2:06:19.372 93.361
2003 Paul Tracy 112 196.56 2:02:36.488 96.189
2004 Sebastien Bourdais 84 147.42 1:45:36.930 83.749
2005 Justin Wilson 86 150.93 1:46:10.177 85.296
2006 A.J. Allmendinger 86 150.93 1:38:01.286 92.386
2007 Will Power 73 128.115 1:45:58.568 72.534

Other Ontario Area Venues and Results

Mosport - 2.459-mile Road Course
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1967 Bobby Unser 40 98.36 0:59:14.86 102.770
1967 Bobby Unser 6 14.754 No Time No Speed
1968 Dan Gurney 40 100 0:56:45 105.727
1968 Dan Gurney 40 100 0:55:16 108.564
1977 A.J. Foyt 75 184.425 2:03:35.82 90.733
1978 Danny Ongais 76 186.884 2:08:38.62 87.164

Toronto Track Thumbnail
The Track


Toronto Sights Thumbnail The Sights
Toronto Teasers

1967: Second heat race halted at six laps due to rain. 1968: Dan Gurney leads every lap of both heats, both times from the pole. 1989: Mario Andretti smashes into Roberto Guerrero's parked car despite seeing it there for three previous laps. 1991: Michael Andretti won the pole and led every lap in the race. His father finished second. 1992: Michael Andretti again leads every lap, but this time not from the pole, making it 206 consecutive laps lead. 1993: Paul Tracy becomes first Canadian to win a home country champ car race. 1996: Race halted two laps short of complete distance due to fatal wreck of Jeff Krosnoff. Course worker, Gary Avrin, was also killed. 1999: Dario Franchitti leads every lap. 2002: Cristiano da Matta leads every lap. 2003: Paul Tracy leads every lap. Becomes only third driver to win Molson Indy Toronto from pole. 2004: Race shortened from 97 laps to 84 due to time limit. 2005: Race shortened from 88 laps to 86 due to time limit.
 
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