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Event: Road America 500 presented by The Chicago TribuneDate: 7.7.2002
Track: Road America, Elkhart Lake (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Road America 500 Miles

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:12:30
Grid:2-2-2, PP right, rolling start
Distance:500 miles or 4 hours 15 min.
Attendance:unknown
Entered:32
Practiced:30
Qualified:29
Started:29
Finished:20
Classes:PractStart
Le Mans Prototype 90088
Le Mans Prototype 67565
Grand Touring Sport66
Grand Touring1010
Race notes:
3 full-course cautions for for 11 laps (46 minutes): 43-46, 63-66 and 79-81
stopped on 4 1/4 hour rule, scheduled for 125 laps (= 500.000 miles)
Pre-race sessions:
test session held for a total of 90 minutes on 5/7
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 6/7
1 qualifying session held for a total of 20 minutes on 6/7
25 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:2Audi R8Capello / Kristensen
Le Mans Prototype 675:13Lola B2K/40 MillingtonDevlin / MacLeod / Oberto
Grand Touring Sport:4Chevrolet Corvette C5-RCollins / Pilgrim
Grand Touring:22Porsche 996 GT3-RSBernhard / Bergmeister
Leaders:
laps 1-17:2Audi R8
laps 18-24:1Audi R8
laps 25-26:2Audi R8
laps 27-45:1Audi R8
laps 46-64:2Audi R8
lap 65:38Audi R8
laps 66-68:2Audi R8
laps 69-83:1Audi R8
laps 84-118:2Audi R8
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Audi R8Frank Biela (D)1:53.403204.356 km/hlap 108
Le Mans Prototype 675:37Lola EX257 AERJon Field (USA)1:56.944198.168 km/hlap 18
Grand Touring Sport:3Chevrolet Corvette C5-ROliver Gavin (GB)2:05.180185.129 km/hlap 71
Grand Touring:22Porsche 996 GT3-RSJörg Bergmeister (D)2:14.180172.713 km/hlap 99
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Audi R8Tom Kristensen (DK)1:52.166206.608 km/h
Le Mans Prototype 675:37Lola EX257 AERJon Field (USA)1:54.909201.683 km/h
Grand Touring Sport:3Chevrolet Corvette C5-RRon Fellows (CDN)2:03.812187.183 km/h
Grand Touring:23Porsche 996 GT3-RSLucas Luhr (D)2:12.862174.421 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (9), Lola (4), Panoz (4), Audi (3), Chevrolet (2), Ferrari (2), Pilbeam (2), Dodge (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (9), Audi (3), Chevrolet (2), Ferrari (2), Ford (2), Nissan (2), Dodge (2), AER (2), Mugen (2), Elan (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 996 GT3-RS (9), Audi R8 (3), Chevrolet Corvette C5-R (2), Ferrari 550 Maranello (2), Pilbeam MP84 (2), Dodge Viper (2), Lola EX257 (2), Panoz LMP07 (2), Panoz LMP 01 (2)
Driver nationalities:USA (41), I (6), CDN (5), D (5), GB (4), DK (2)
Team nationalities:USA (22), D (4)
Most used colours:white (31%), blue (17%), red (15%), yellow (13%), black (8%), silver (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (34%), front-engined (34%), rear-engined (32%)
Average engine size:4395 cc (with regard to 20% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 4746 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Tom Weickardt (55), Leo Hindery (55), Mel Hawkins (53)
Youngest known drivers:Clint Field (19), Ben Devlin (20), Timo Bernhard (21)
Female drivers:Milka Duno

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