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1996 Miller Genuine Draft 200

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Date  June 2, 1996
1996 Miller Genuine Draft 200
Official name  Miller Genuine Draft 200
Location  Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, United States
Course  Permanent racing facility 1.000 mi / 1.609 km
Distance  200 laps 200 mi / 321.868 km
Weather  Temperatures reaching up to 80.1 °F (26.7 °C); wind speeds approaching 15 miles per hour (24 km/h)

The 1996 Miller Genuine Draft 200 was a CART race which happened at the Milwaukee Mile. It happened on June 2, 1996. It was the 7th round of the 1996 IndyCar season.

Contents

Lap 1

At the start of the race, Parker Johnstone spun at turn 2. The first full course caution was out.

Lap 13

Top 6: Paul Tracy, Emerson Fittipaldi, Gil de Ferran, Christian Fittipaldi, Robby Gordon and Michael Andretti.

Lap 38

Michael Andretti takes the lead after overtaking Paul Tracy at turn 4.

Lap 71

Hiro Matsushita had a fire on the back of his car during his pitstop.

Lap 78

After pitstops, Al Unser, Jr. leads, with Michael Andretti in second.

Lap 100

Halfway through -> Top 6: Al Unser, Jr., Michael Andretti, Paul Tracy, Emerson Fittipaldi, Christian Fittipaldi and Greg Moore.

Lap 128

Second full course caution was out after Raul Boesel had a big crash on turn 2. Green flag came out at lap 148.

Lap 177

Top 6: Al Unser, Jr., Michael Andretti, Emerson Fittipaldi, Paul Tracy, Greg Moore and Christian Fittipaldi.

Lap 183

Third full course caution came out, as Mark Blundell was the third victim of turn 2 wall.

Lap 195. 5 to go

Green flag came out. Michael Andretti took the lead from Al Unser, Jr.. The Penske Racing driver also lost second place for his teammate Paul Tracy.

Lap 197. 3 to go

Fourth full course caution came out, as Greg Moore nearly lost the car coming out turn 4. Restart came out at lap 199.

Lap 200. Last Lap

Fifth full course caution. Parker Johnstone crashed at turn 3. Michael Andretti won under yellow flag.

Final results

  1. Michael Andretti 200 laps
  2. Al Unser, Jr. +0.146
  3. Paul Tracy +0.206
  4. Emerson Fittipaldi +1.549
  5. Greg Moore +24.420
  6. Christian Fittipaldi +1
  7. Bobby Rahal +3
  8. André Ribeiro +3
  9. Gil de Ferran +4
  10. Jimmy Vasser +4
  11. Adrian Fernandez +4
  12. Scott Pruett +4
  13. Alex Zanardi +5
  14. Bryan Herta +5
  15. Maurício Gugelmin +6
  16. Parker Johnstone +7
  17. Robby Gordon +9
  18. Jeff Krosnoff +9
  19. Juan Manuel Fangio II +13
  20. Eddie Lawson +16
  21. Eliseo Salazar +16
  22. Mark Blundell Broken suspension
  23. Michel Jourdain, Jr. +18
  24. P.J. Jones +19
  25. Roberto Moreno +21
  26. Raul Boesel Contact at turn 2
  27. Stefan Johansson Poor handling
  28. Hiro Matsushita Broken exhaust

Point Standings

After 7 of 16 races

  1. Jimmy Vasser 95 points
  2. Al Unser, Jr. 75 points
  3. Scott Pruett 51 points
  4. Michael Andretti 51 points
  5. Greg Moore 46 points
  6. Paul Tracy 45 points
  7. André Ribeiro 43 points
  8. Christian Fittipaldi 41 points
  9. Gil de Ferran 41 points
  10. Bobby Rahal 32 points

References

1996 Miller Genuine Draft 200 Wikipedia


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