Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race Schedules
Sam Hornish, Jr. and
Panther Racing

2001-2002 IRL Champions!



2002 Indy Racing League Schedule

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March
Date Time EST City Track Size TV Channel Winner
2 1pm Homestead 1.5-mile oval ABC Sam Hornish Jr
17 4pm Phoenix 1-mile oval ABC Helio Castroneves
24 Fontana 2 mile ESPN2 Sam Hornish Jr
April
Date Time EST City Track Size TV Channel Winner
21 Nazareth 1 mile ABC Scott Sharp
May
Date Time EST City Track Size TV Channel Winner
26 Noon Indianapolis IN 2.5 mile ABC Helio Castroneves
June
Date Time EST City Track Size TV Channel Winner
* 8 8:30pm Fort Worth TX 1.5 mile ESPN Jeff Ward
16 2pm Pikes Peak 1 mile ABC Gil de Ferran
* 29 7:30pm Richmond VA .75 mile ESPN Sam Hornish, Jr.
July
Date Time EST City Track Size TV Channel Winner
7 Noon Kansas 1.5 mile ABC Airton Dare
* 20 8:30pm Nashville 1.3 mile ESPN Alex Barron
28 Michigan 2 ABC Tomas Schecker
August
Date Time EST City Track Size TV Channel Winner
11 2pm Kentucky 1.5 mile ABC Felipe Giaffone
25 2pm St. Louis 1.25 mile ESPN Gil de Ferran
September
Date Time EST City Track Size TV Channel Winner
8 2pm Chicago 1.5 mile ABC Sam Hornish, Jr.
15 4:30pm Fort Worth Tx 1.5 mile ABC Sam Hornish, Jr.


* -- Saturday night race; all other races on Sunday


IROC - 2002

Kevin Harvick Won the 2002 IROC Championship!

Drivers competing in 2002 IROC:
(2001 Series Champions in bold)

IRL:         Sam Hornish, Buddy Lazier, Scott Sharp, Helio Castroneves, Al Unser
Winston Cup: Tony Stewart, Bobby Labonte, Sterling Marlin, Dale Jarrett
Busch: Kevin Harvick
Craftsman: Jack Sprague
WoO Sprints: Danny Lasoski

Bobby Labonte won the 2001 IROC title

Race One:

  • February 15, 2002
  • Daytona International Speedway
  • 100 Miles (40 laps on 2.5-mile high-banked tri-oval
  • Won by Tony Stewart

Race Two:

  • Race day - April 27, 2002
  • Broadcast on
  • California Speedway
  • 100 miles(50 laps on 2 mile oval
  • Won by Kevin Harvick

Race Three:

  • July 13, 2002
  • Broadcast on
  • Chicagoland Speedway
  • 100.5 miles (67 laps on 1.5 mile oval
  • Won by Buddy Lazier

Race Four:

  • Friday, Aug 3, 2002
  • Broadcast on
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • 100 miles (40 laps) on 2.5 mile low-banked oval
  • Won by Dale Jarrett