2002 Macau Grand Prix

The 2002 Macau Grand Prix was the 49th running of the annual race and the 20th time it was headlined by Formula 3. The FIA sanctioned event was held on the Guia circuit in Macau on 17 November 2002. Paolo Montin started on pole position and Tristan Gommendy was the race winner. Future Formula 1 winner Heikki Kovalainen made his second appearance at Macau and finished 2nd overall.

Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapSpeed
112Tristan GommendyFranceASM301:18:43.202--2:14.036139.938
221Heikki KovalainenFinlandFortec Motorsports301:18:45.306+2.104+2.1042:14.494139.876
315Takashi KogureJapanMugen-Dome Project301:18:46.300+3.098+0.9942:14.443139.847
419Katsuyuki HiranakaJapanTOM'S Team301:18:48.815+5.613+2.5152:15.269139.772
520Hiroki YoshimotoJapanNow Motorsports301:18:56.318+13.116+7.5032:15.612139.551
630Robert DoornbosNetherlandsTeam Ghinzani301:18:58.333+15.131+2.0152:14.726139.492
738Marchy LeeHong Kong301:19:09.314+26.112+10.9812:18.192139.169
816Cristiano CitronItalyTarget Racing301:19:20.844+37.642+11.5302:17.020138.832
929Michael HoMacauTeam Kolles Racing301:19:21.351+38.149+0.5072:19.488138.817
105César CampaniçoPortugalPrema Powerteam301:19:21.903+38.701+0.5522:15.599138.801
1132Shinya SatoJapanSwiss Racing Team282 laps2 laps2:16.374
1235Kit Meng LeiChina273 laps1 lap2:20.999
DNF8Yuji IdeJapanArta Signature Elf262:14.709
DNF18Paolo MontinItalyTOM'S Team262:14.144
DNF27Richard AntinucciUnited States262:15.099
DNF31Marcel CostaSpainTeam Ghinzani262:15.118
DNF28Vitantonio LiuzziItalyTeam Kolles Racing232:15.607
DNF6Kosuke MatsuuraJapanPrema Powerteam232:14.558
DNF1Narain KarthikeyanIndiaCarlin Motorsport182:14.058
DNF2James CourtneyAustraliaCarlin Motorsport152:14.832
DNF3Alan van der MerweSouth AfricaCarlin Motorsport152:16.886
DNF10Jo MerszeiChinaAlan Docking Racing152:29.075
DNF11Olivier PlaFranceASM152:15.091
DNF17Miloš PavlovicSerbiaTarget Racing152:15.282
DNF33Tatsuya KataokaJapanSwiss Racing Team152:16.464
DNF36Ronnie BremerDenmark152:15.803
DNF9Robbie KerrGreat BritainAlan Docking Racing12:15.041
DNF22Fabio CarboneBrazilFortec Motorsports12:16.564
DNF26Bruce JouannyFrance12:15.241
Heat 2 Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
112Tristan GommendyFranceASM1538:56.415--2:14.0368141.447
221Heikki KovalainenFinlandFortec Motorsports1538:58.519+2.104+2.1042:14.4949141.320
315Takashi KogureJapanMugen-Dome Project1538:59.513+3.098+0.9942:14.4438141.260
419Katsuyuki HiranakaJapanTOM'S Team1539:02.028+5.613+2.5152:15.2698141.108
52James CourtneyAustraliaCarlin Motorsport1539:06.548+10.133+4.5202:14.83214140.836
617Miloš PavlovicSerbiaTarget Racing1539:07.479+11.064+0.9312:15.28214140.780
720Hiroki YoshimotoJapanNow Motorsports1539:09.531+13.116+2.0522:15.61214140.657
828Vitantonio LiuzziItalyTeam Kolles Racing1539:10.486+14.071+0.9552:15.60714140.600
911Olivier PlaFranceASM1539:11.410+14.995+0.9242:15.09114140.545
1030Robert DoornbosNetherlandsTeam Ghinzani1539:11.546+15.131+0.1362:15.0027140.537
1133Tatsuya KataokaJapanSwiss Racing Team1539:16.341+19.926+4.7952:16.46414140.251
1238Marchy LeeHong Kong1539:22.527+26.112+6.1862:18.19214139.884
133Alan van der MerweSouth AfricaCarlin Motorsport1539:24.133+27.718+1.6062:16.88614139.789
1416Cristiano CitronItalyTarget Racing1539:34.057+37.642+9.9242:17.0208139.204
1529Michael HoMacauTeam Kolles Racing1539:34.564+38.149+0.5072:19.77913139.175
165César CampaniçoPortugalPrema Powerteam1539:35.116+38.701+0.5522:16.40613139.142
1710Jo MerszeiChinaAlan Docking Racing1540:31.905+1:35.490+56.7892:29.07513135.893
1835Kit Meng LeiChina1439:42.884+46.4691 lap2:20.99912129.443
1932Shinya SatoJapanSwiss Racing Team1334:40.7502 laps1 lap2:16.3746137.650
DNF31Marcel CostaSpainTeam Ghinzani1130:41.5782:15.1188131.600
DNF8Yuji IdeJapanArta Signature Elf1129:56.0312:15.0917134.937
DNF27Richard AntinucciUnited States1129:54.8392:15.0998135.027
DNF18Paolo MontinItalyTOM'S Team1129:54.5422:14.1447135.049
DNF6Kosuke MatsuuraJapanPrema Powerteam820:26.5852:14.5587143.696
DNF36Ronnie BremerDenmark718:22.3372:15.8107139.906
DNF1Narain KarthikeyanIndiaCarlin Motorsport39:08.7852:18.4863120.440
DNF9Robbie KerrGreat BritainAlan Docking Racing
DNF22Fabio CarboneBrazilFortec Motorsports
DNF26Bruce JouannyFrance
Heat 1 Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
118Paolo MontinItalyTOM'S Team1539:45.976--2:14.50411138.509
212Tristan GommendyFranceASM1539:46.787+0.811+0.8112:14.65415138.462
31Narain KarthikeyanIndiaCarlin Motorsport1539:47.399+1.423+0.6122:14.05811138.426
421Heikki KovalainenFinlandFortec Motorsports1539:50.935+4.959+3.5362:14.61315138.222
58Yuji IdeJapanArta Signature Elf1539:51.898+5.922+0.9632:14.70913138.166
66Kosuke MatsuuraJapanPrema Powerteam1539:52.510+6.534+0.6122:14.57213138.131
730Robert DoornbosNetherlandsTeam Ghinzani1539:53.725+7.749+1.2152:14.72613138.060
826Bruce JouannyFrance1539:57.486+11.510+3.7612:15.24114137.844
927Richard AntinucciUnited States1539:58.256+12.280+0.7702:15.37214137.800
109Robbie KerrGreat BritainAlan Docking Racing1539:59.540+13.564+1.2842:15.0418137.726
1115Takashi KogureJapanMugen-Dome Project1540:00.171+14.195+0.6312:15.1829137.690
125César CampaniçoPortugalPrema Powerteam1540:07.304+21.328+7.1332:15.59911137.282
1322Fabio CarboneBrazilFortec Motorsports1540:14.069+28.093+6.7652:16.56412136.897
1431Marcel CostaSpainTeam Ghinzani1540:19.876+33.900+5.8072:16.21515136.568
1520Hiroki YoshimotoJapanNow Motorsports1540:44.689+58.713+24.8132:18.3567135.182
1638Marchy LeeHong Kong1540:45.482+59.506+0.7932:18.3848135.139
1719Katsuyuki HiranakaJapanTOM'S Team1540:46.635+1:00.659+1.1532:15.4538135.075
1816Cristiano CitronItalyTarget Racing1540:52.282+1:06.306+5.6472:18.97414134.764
1932Shinya SatoJapanSwiss Racing Team1541:13.700+1:27.724+21.4182:16.4778133.597
2029Michael HoMacauTeam Kolles Racing1541:33.917+1:47.941+20.2172:19.48812132.514
2135Kit Meng LeiChina1340:21.756+35.7802 laps2:22.9876118.267
DNF28Vitantonio LiuzziItalyTeam Kolles Racing841:20.5152:18.148771.056
DNF36Ronnie BremerDenmark824:07.9472:15.8038121.728
DNF33Tatsuya KataokaJapanSwiss Racing Team
DNF2James CourtneyAustraliaCarlin Motorsport
DNF3Alan van der MerweSouth AfricaCarlin Motorsport
DNF10Jo MerszeiChinaAlan Docking Racing
DNF11Olivier PlaFranceASM
DNF7Renaud DerlotFranceArta Signature Elf
DNF17Miloš PavlovicSerbiaTarget Racing
Heikki Kovalainen finished 2nd with Fortec Motorsports at the 2002 Macau Grand Prix
Heikki Kovalainen finished 2nd with Fortec Motorsports
Heikki Kovalainen finished 2nd with Fortec Motorsports at the 2002 Macau Grand Prix
§Images courtesy of the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee

Winner

After 30 Laps

12

Tristan Gommendy

ASM

1:18:43.202

139.938 Km/h

183.6 Km

fastest lap

12

Tristan Gommendy

ASM

2:14.036

164.373 Km/h

Pole Position

18

Paolo Montin

TOM'S Team

2:14.995

163.206 Km/h