2002 Indy Racing League

The 2002 Indy Racing League consisted of 15 races, held at 14 circuits across the United States of America. Sam Hornish Jr. won the Drivers’ Championship.

2002 Races
RoundDateEventCircuitTrack TypeWinnerCar/EngineAvg. Speed
12 March 2002Grand Prix of MiamiHomestead-Miami SpeedwayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Chevrolet140.325
217 March 2002Bombardier ATV 200Phoenix RacewayOvalHelio CastronevesDallara/Chevrolet116.504
324 March 2002Yamaha Indy 400Auto Club SpeedwayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Chevrolet179.345
421 April 2002Firestone Indy 225Nazareth SpeedwayOvalScott SharpDallara/Chevrolet93.789
526 May 200286th Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayOvalHelio CastronevesDallara/Chevrolet166.499
68 June 2002Boomtown 500Texas Motor SpeedwayOvalJeff WardG-Force/Chevrolet164.984
716 June 2002Radisson Indy 225Pikes Peak International RacewayOvalGil de FerranDallara/Chevrolet121.465
829 June 2002SunTrust Indy ChallengeRichmond RacewayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Chevrolet99.124
97 July 2002Ameristar Casino Indy 200Kansas SpeedwayOvalAirton DareDallara/Chevrolet153.71
1020 July 2002Firestone Indy 200Nashville SuperspeedwayOvalAlex BarronDallara/Chevrolet127.997
1128 July 2002Michigan Indy 400Michigan International SpeedwayOvalTomas ScheckterDallara/Infiniti179.044
1211 August 2002Belterra Casino Indy 300Kentucky SpeedwayOvalFelipe GiaffoneG-Force/Chevrolet149.024
1325 August 2002Gateway Indy 250World Wide Technology Raceway at GatewayOvalGil de FerranDallara/Chevrolet143.711
148 September 2002Delphi Indy 300Chicagoland SpeedwayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Chevrolet146.319
1515 September 2002Chevy 500Texas Motor SpeedwayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Chevrolet163.981
2002 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverMIAPHXFONNAZINDTEXPIKRICHKANNASMISKENGATCHITEXPoints
1Sam Hornish Jr.52375213512355040372640305250531
2Helio Castroneves355030305032401335222830423242511
3Gil de Ferran404032372014524230403095070443
4Felipe Giaffone26112840353032353226355292813432
5Alex Barron24718283220202024501822351830366
6Scott Sharp1014245031630928242232122632332
7Al Unser Jr.1130191818402830130028264010311
8Buddy Lazier8262671524151226181735153526305
9Airton Dare2018171917352228501377191418304
10Eddie Cheever Jr.5151026301124161428819203024280
11Jeff Ward321220112250102418195141795268
12Laurent Redon15163515815261581419108520229
13Billy Boat142412241226168221616117116225
14Tomas Scheckter2866961514321717528000210
15Richie Hearn001616282218262032206000204
16George Mack1710141213917101215101314162184
17Robbie Buhl181700141071799620281012177
18Sarah Fisher0003260014168242410819161
19Raul Boesel0000917001930151724198158
20Eliseo Salazar303215000000111116161214157
21Robby McGehee16913170013221700018017142
22Buddy Rice00000000004018322228140
23Greg Ray000011812181110135111316128
24Tony Renna00000000020322661522121
25Vitor Meira000000000001522243596
26Jaques Lazier122840100000000000090
27Shigeaki Hattori054201028110000000078
28Rick Treadway62281417007000001176
29Mark Dismore0000101919101212000073
30Jon Herb41911808911000000070
31Anthony Lazzaro22130220080000050070
32Hideki Noda7205000000000136354
33John de Vries1387601900000000053
34Paul Tracy000040000000000040
35Will Langhorne0000000000012017736
36Dan Wheldon0000000000000201535
37Arie Luyendyk0000160000014000030
38Michael Andretti000026000000000026
39Robby Gordon000024000000000024
40Tyce Carlson194000000000000023
41Jimmy Vasser002201000000000023
42Kenny Brack000019000000000019
43Max Papis00007000000000916
44Dario Franchitti000011000000000011
45Memo Gidley0090000000000009
46Scott Harrington0000000000900009
47Billy Roe9000000000000009
48Cory Kruseman0000000000000044
49Jeret Schroeder0030000000000003
50Tony Kanaan0000200000000002
51Bruno Junqueira0000100000000001