2002 Photos of the Week Archive (Also see our 2000  Archive | 2001 Archive)

1/6/02 2002 Toyota F1 car
Can Toyota make an impact their first year?
 
Photo: Toyota F1
Barcelona - BAR
Davidson shakes down the new BAR/Honda
 
Photo Credit: Honda

Barcelona - BAR
Olivier Panis in his 2002 BAR/Honda
  Photo Credit: Honda
 
1/20/02 Jordan EJ12
 
Photo: Jordan F1
McLaren MP4-17
 
Photo Credit: McLaren


1/27/02 - Sebring: Fernandez
 
Photo Fernandez Racing


Jordan EJ12
The Jordan Honda EJ12 on track at the Silverstone shakedown
 
Photo courtesy Honda

 


2/4/02 - CART: Michel Jourdain Jr.
Big sponsorship from Gigante and Office Depot
 
Photo Team Rahal
 

Grand-Am: Daytona
CART driver Max Papis kisses his trophy in Victory Lane
  Photo Grand-Am

Minardi Launch
Alex Yoong watches intently from his new Minardi AsiaTech PS02
  Photo Minardi
 
2/10/02 - NASCAR: Daytona
The action is hot in the Bud Shootout
 
Photo Autostock


CART: Laguna Seca
Players driver Patrick Carpentier
 
Photo Players

CART: Laguna Seca
Walker Racing driver Tora Takagi gets a push start by the CART Simple Green Safety crew
 
Photo Mike Veglia

 


2/17/02 - NASCAR: Daytona
Ward Burton celebrates first Daytona 500 win
 
Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferry/Getty Images


NASCAR: Daytona
Todd Bodine and Greg Biffle pass Mike Skinner as they race 3 wide through the tri-oval at Daytona.
 
Photo Credit: Autostock


NASCAR: Daytona
The remains of Ricky Rudd's Havoline Ford Taurus is taken back to the garage area. Rudd was caught up in a multi car wreck on lap 148..
 
Photo Credit: Autostock


2/24/02 - NASCAR: Rockingham
Jimmy Spencer driver of the #41 Ganassi Racing Dodge
 
Photo Credit: Dodge/Getty Images


NASCAR: Rockingham
Sterling Marlin had another Sterling day.
 
Photo Credit: Dodge/Getty Images


NASCAR: Rockingham
Kyle Petty driving the #45 Petty Enterprises Dodge Intrepid smokes his way to the pits.
 
Photo Credit: Dodge/Getty Images


NASCAR: Rockingham
John Andretti pits his #43 Cheerios Petty Enterprises Dodge
 
Photo Credit: Dodge/Getty Images


3/3/02 - F1: Australia
It's a bird; it's a plane.  No! It's Ralf Schumacher flying over Rubens Barrichello
 
Photo Credit: Reporter Images/Getty Images


IRL: Homestead
Gil de Ferran leads Scheckter and Lazier.
  Photo Credit: IMS Ron McQueeney


NASCAR: Las Vegas
John Andretti leads eventual winner Marlin.
 
Photo Credit: Dodge/Getty Images

 


3/10/02 - CART: Mexico
Dario Franchitti burns rubber
 
Photo: Team Green



CART: Mexico
Shinji Nakano and Alex Tagliani show why rain separates the men from the boys. 
 
Photo Credit: Fernandez Racing & Players Racing


CART: Mexico
Team Rahal - Vasser leads Jourdain.
 
Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

 


03/17/02 F1: Malaysia
Sato flies over the back of his Jordan teammate Fisichella
 
Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images


NASCAR: Darlington
John Andretti's Dodge gets fast work from his Cheerios crew 
 
Photo Credit: Dodge/Getty Images


IRL: Phoenix
Tyce Carlson spins out of control just before impacting the wall.  He walked away and promptly quit the IRL for good
 
Photo Credit: Ron McQueeney/IMS

IRL: Phoenix
This crash between the 1st & 2nd turn was very expensive for some teams as they prepare for next weeks Fontana race 
 
Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

 


3/24/02 - World Rally: Catalunya
The crowds are so close to the cars in World Rally, it's a miracle more are not killed
 
Photo: McKlein/LAT/Ford


NASCAR: Bristol
Jeff Gordon leads before a packed house in Bristol
 
Photo Credit: Darrell Ingham/Getty Images


IRL: Fontana
Sam Hornish nips Jaques Lazier at the line
 
Photo Credit: Ron McQueeney/IMS

 


F1: Brazil
3/31/02 - The Ferrari mechanics look like little spacemen as they wait to service Michael Schumacher
 
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images


F1: Brazil
F1 drivers have all the information they need at their fingertips as they wait in their car.
 
Photo Credit: Jordan Honda


F1: Brazil
Jaguar driver Pedro de la Rosa leads Jordan Honda driver Takuma Sato
 
Photo Credit: Clive Mason/Ford Racing

 


4/7/02 AMA: Fontana
How they don't fall over we'll never know.  Doug Chandler came close to a podium finish in both races
 
Photo: AMA


NASCAR: Texas
Winner Matt Kenseth gets quick service.  Note big crowd even on Monday
 
Photo Credit: Autostock/Ford

 


4/14/02 - CART: Long Beach
Michael Andretti came from 15th to win
 
Photo: Bill Kistler


CART: Long Beach
Pole sitter Vasser leads at the start over da Matta
 
Photo Getty Images


NASCAR: Martinsville
John Andretti smokes his tires
Photo: Dodge/Getty Images

 


04/21/02 - NASCAR: Talladega
Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads the pack during the Aaron's 499
 
Photo Getty Images


World Rally: Cyprus
Carlos Sainz in action in the Ford Focus WRC
 
Photo Ford


IRL: Nazareth
Winner Scott Sharp battles with Helio Castroneves
Photo: Ron McQueeney/IMS


04/27/02 CART: Motegi
Townsend Bell's Reynard/Toyota comes to rest after a hard impact
 
Photo Getty Images


NASCAR: Fontana
Jimmie Johnson does donuts to celebrate 1st win
 
Photo Getty Images


F1: Barcelona
Takuma Sato locks the left front under braking
Photo: Honda

 

5/7/02 IRL: Indianapolis

Robby McGehee was lucky to survive the big hit
Photo: R. Laberge/Getty Images


NASCAR: Richmond
Dale Jarrett's beaten and battered
#88 UPS Ford
 
Photo Credit: Ford

NASCAR: Richmond
Rookie Kasey Kahne crashes
in the Busch race
 
Photo Credit: Ford 


F1: Austria
Nick Heidfeld is carried from his car by course workers after accident with Sato
Photo: Tom Shaw/Getty Images


F1: Austria
F1 crew member safety gear has taken on a new dimension - Darth Vader
That's Rubens Barrichello's car in his reflective glasses

Photo: Mark  Thompson /Getty Images

F1: Austria
Villeneuve forces his way past Frentzen
Photo: Honda

IRL: Indianapolis
CART driver Bruno Junqueira takes pole position
 
Photo Credit: Robert  Laberge /Getty Images


5/19/02 NASCAR: The Winston
Rusty Wallace tore up his Miller Lite Ford
Photo: Ford

World Rally: Argentina
Fans are almost suicidal as they stand
dangerously close to the edge of the road to
 watch Carlos Sainz in action in the Ford Focus WRC
Photo: Ford

IRL: Indianapolis
George Mack became only the 2nd African
American to qualify for the Indy 500
Photo: Ron McQueeny/IMS

5/26/02 - IRL: Indy 500
Robby Gordon's pit tank explodes
Photo: Getty Images

IRL: Indy 500
A dejected Bruno Junqueira climbs from his smoldering car
Photo: Earl Ma/BRG

IRL: Indianapolis
Tomas Scheckter crashes in yet another race
Photo: Earl Ma/BRG

F1: Monaco
Monaco in all its glory
Photo: Honda


6/2/02 - NASCAR: Dover

Steve Park and Ryan Newman spin. 
Newman recovers to finish 4th.
Photo: Autostock

CART: Milwaukee
Paul Tracy does donuts
Photo: Team Green

CART: Milwaukee
Carpentier crashes during morning practice
Photo: Paul Webb


6/9/02 - CART: Laguna Seca
KOOL Green driver Paul Tracy slides
across the gravel to avoid the
spinning Townsend Bell
as the rear wing of Dario Franchitti
flies through the air
Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

CART: Laguna Seca
KOOL Green teammates Paul Tracy #26
and Dario Franchitti #27 go off in
the Andretti Hairpin
Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

CART: Laguna Seca
Cristiano da Matta, driving his
Newman Haas Racing Toyota Lola,
locks it up going into the corkscrew
Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

NASCAR: Pocono
Rusty Wallace belches flames
coming out of Turn 3
Photo: Autostock

6/16/02 - CART: Portland
Scott Dixon locks a wheel under
braking for the first turn
Photo: Getty Images

CART: Portland
Winner Cristiano da Matta celebrates
with Brazilian fans
Photo: Getty Images

ALMS: Le Mans
Night at Le mans is full of colors
and sound
Photo: Panoz Motorsports


6/23/02 - F1: Nurburgring
Eddie Jordan has all the luck
Photo: Jordan

NASCAR: Sears Point
Pole sitter Tony Stewart leads opening
lap through turn 2
Photo: Getty Images

F1: Nurburgring
Everyone takes evasive action to
avoid the spinning Jordan's
Photo: Getty Images

World Rally: Acropolis
Like we said, Rally fans are suicidal
Photo: Ford
 


6/30/02 - CART: Chicago
Tracy spins 
Photo by D. Miralle/Getty Images

IRL: Richmond
Hornish sets up de Ferran for pass to win
Photo: Ron McQueeney/IMS

CART: Chicago
Brazilian drivers get shaved to celebrate World Cup win by Brazil
Photo: Toyota

CART: Chicago
The end result of photo above
Photo: Toyota
 
 
7/7/02 - NASCAR: Daytona
Another packed NASCAR house 
Photo by Dodge/ Getty Images

CART: Toronto
Alex Zanardi waves off the first start
Photo by Robert Laberge Getty Images

F1: England
Felipe Massa spins through the wet Silverstone grassl
Photo by Getty Images

CART: Toronto
The start of the race before another packed house
Photo: Toyota


7/14/02 - CART: Cleveland
Alex Figge begins to fly after making contact
with Roger Yasukawa during CART
Toyota Formula Atlantic race 
Photo by Jamie Squire Getty Images

CART: Cleveland
Alex Figge begins to fly after making contact
with Roger Yasukawa during CART
Toyota Formula Atlantic race 
Photo by Jamie Squire Getty Images

NASCAR: Chicagoland
Rusty Wallace leads Bobby Labonte,
Jeff Gordon and Todd Bodine
Photo by Ford

CART: Cleveland
Dario Franchitti practices for future
CART standing starts
Photo: Team Kool Green


7/21/02 - F1: France
5-time world champion Michael Schumacher
celebrates with his Ferrari crew 
Photo by Mark Thompson Getty Images

Super Bikes: Laguna Seca
A rider crashes and gets right back
up and heads for his bike before
the dust even settles 
Photo by Mike Veglia/AutoRacing1

F1: France
Eddie Jordan babes are
always top shelf
Photo by Team Jordan

IRL: Lebanon, TN
Ex-CART driver Alex Barron wins his
first IRL race
Photo: Ron McQueeney/IMS

F1: France
Pedro de la Rosa
Photo: Ford

7/28/02 - NASCAR: Pocono
Turn 3 at Pocono leads to the
long wide main straight 
Photo by Ford

IRL: Michigan
Tomas Scheckter celebrates his first
win by doing half donuts 
Photo: Ron McQueeney/IMS

CART: Vancouver
Winner Dario Franchitti greets the late
Greg Moore's father, Ric Moore
Photo by Team Kool Green

CART: Vancouver
Winner Dario Franchitti and 3rd place
Tony Kanaan go at it with the champagne
Photo by R. Laberge/Getty Images

F1: Germany
Sato locks up wheel under braking
Photo: Honda
 

 
8/4/02 - NASCAR: Indianapolis
Elliott's Dodge crew prostrate
themselves to kiss the bricks
Photo by Dodge

NASCAR: Indianapolis
Winner Bill Elliott puckers up
to the yard of Bricks at Indy
Photo by Dodge

NASCAR: Indianapolis
It was a packed house at Indy
with 275,000 in attendance
Photo by J. Ferry/Getty Images
 


CART: Mid-Ohio
Race winner Patrick Carpentier promised to run naked around the track if he won in his Reynard Ford
Photo Paul Strak

World Rally: Finland
Carlos Sainz gets some air
Photo by Ford/LAT

NASCAR: Watkins Glen
Kurt Bush loses an engine on his Ford
Photo by Ford

8/18/02 - CART: Road America
Gigante Office Depot driver
Michel Jourdain locks a
wheel under braking
Photo by Ford

CART: Road America
CART finally gets it right by
letting fans out on track
under victory Podium
Photo: D. Sandford/Getty Images

NASCAR: Michigan
A much younger Dale Jarrett
also won at Michigan in 1991
Photo:  Daytona Speedway Archives

F1: Hungary
Juan Montoya has an off-track excursion
Photo: C. Mason/Getty Images


8/25/02 - NASCAR: Bristol
Ricky Craven spins
Photo by Ford

CART: Montreal
Tracy tags Tagliani
Photo: Players

CART: Montreal
CART's first venture to Montreal
was a huge success
Photo: D. Inghram/Getty Images
 


9/1/02 - CART: Denver
Dario Franchitti's brakes got so hot in qualifying they caught on fire
Photo by Kool


F1: Eau Rouge
Spa's Eau Rouge is one of the most exhilarating turns in all of racing
Photo: Top - Ford, Bottom - Honda

CART: Denver
CART's first venture to Denver was a huge success for Jimmy Vasser's sponsor, and race sponsor, Shell
Photo: Ford

9/8/02 - IRL: Joliet, IL
The finish of the Delphi 300 could not be any closer as Hornish on the outside nips Unser at the line
Photo: Ron McQueeney/IMS

NASCAR: Richmond
100,000 fans create a card stunt salute to America in recognition of the upcoming anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks
Photo J. Ferrey/Getty Images

NASCAR: Richmond
Greg Biffle, driver of the #55 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, spins out of turn two
Photo By Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images
 


9/15/02 - IRL: Texas
The finish of the Chevy 300 could not be any closer as Hornish on the outside nips Castroneves at the line
Photo: Ron McQueeney/IMS

F1: Monza
Giancarlo Fisichella fantasy racing
Photo Honda

F1: Monza
The tifosi celebrate another Ferrari 1-2
Photo Ford

F1: Monza
Everyone cuts the corner and they still can't catch the Ferrari
Photo Ford


9/22/02 - F1: Nurburgring
From our archives: Mario Andretti gets air at the old 14-mile Nurburgring track in 1975 driving the last American-made F1 car (Vels-Parnelli)
Photo: Unknown

NASCAR: Dover
Jimmie Johnson's new 2003 Monte Carlo
Photo by  Doug Belliveau

World Rally: Finland
Carlos Sainz gets air in his Ford Focus 
Photo Ford

ALMS: Laguna Seca
One of the Vette's burns to ground
Mike Veglia
 

9/29/02 - F1: Indianapolis
Ferrari teammates Barrichello and Schumacher finish side-by-side
Photo: Steve Levinson

F1: Indianapolis
Villeneuve leads Montoya and others early. 
Photo by  Mark Thompson/Getty Images

F1: Indianapolis
Williams driver Ralf Schumacher loses control under braking and collects his teammate Montoya


F1: 1978 Watkins Glen
24-years ago, the USA's last World Champion, Mario Andretti, graced the cover of the 1978 race program at Watkins Glen as the World Champion

 
10/6/02 - NASCAR: Talladega
Mark Martin and Jimmie Johnson collide in the tri-oval on the pace lap after Martin's Ford had a steering problem. Martin recovered to finish30th.
Photo:  Autostock

CART
: Miami
CART champion Cristiano da Matta hugs his Vanderbilt Cup trophy. 
Photo by Robert Laberge/ Getty Images

F1: NASCAR: Talladega
The usual 'pack' racing.
Photo:  Autostock

CART: Miami
Ex CART Champion Juan Pablo Montoya waves to the crowd during the Grand Prix Americas
Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images


10/13/02 - NASCAR: Lowes
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Goodwrench Chevy is involved in a multi car crash during the NASCAR Winston Cup UAW-GM Quality 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.

Photo By Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images

F1: Japan
Takuma Sato celebrates before his countrymen. 
Photo by Honda

F1: Japan
Suzuka is owned by Honda and it shows
Photo:  Honda

F1: Japan
The Toyota F1 team had power to spare in their first year in F1.
Photo by Toyota

10/20/02 - NASCAR: Martinsville
Ricky Rudd loses a tire early in the race that put him several laps down. Rudd made the laps up and finished a strong 3rd.
Photo Credit: autostock.

NASCAR: Martinsville
Overall view of the start of the Old Dominion 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series on October 20, 2002 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia.
Photo: Chris Stanford/Getty Images 

CART: Mexico City

Massive new grandstands are almost complete in Mexico City
Photo:  AutoRacing1.com


10/27/02 - CART: Australia
Paul Tracy gets airborne over Surfers chicanes
Photo Credit: Team Kool Green

NASCAR: Atlanta
Ryan Newman and Mark Martin races side-by-side.
Photo: Autostock 

CART: Australia

Bruno Junqueira gets jump on Cristiano d Matta heading toward first turn
Photo:  Toyota

CART: Australia

Surfers Paradise at night
Photo:  Getty Images


11/4/02 - CART: Fontana
Max Papis back in CART
Photo Credit: Fernández Racing

 CART: Fontana
Fernández wears neck brace
Photo Credit: Fernández Racing

CART: Fontana

Vasser explains to Andretti how he beat him
Photo:  Motorola

CART: Fontana

Team owners Paul Newman and Chip Ganassi
Photo:  Toyota

11/10/02 - NASCAR: Phoenix
Matt Kenseth leads Kurt Busch and Rusty Wallace as the field heads into turn one at Phoenix
Photo: Ford/Autostock

 NASCAR: Phoenix
John Andretti drives his #43 Cheerios Racing Dodge intrepid
Photo Credit: Dodge

NASCAR: Phoenix
Playboy Playmate triplets Erica, Jaclyn and Nicole Dahm visit the Target Ganassi Racing Dodge Intrepid garage
Photo Credit: Dodge

World Rally: Australia

Francois Duval in action in the Ford Focus WRC
Photo:  Ford


11/17/02 - CART: Mexico City
Invisible methanol fire erupts in the Mo Nunn Racing pit
Photo: Jon Ferrey/Getty Images

 NASCAR: Homestead
2002 Winston Cup Champion Tony Stewart burns rubber
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

NASCAR: Homestead
2002 Winston Cup Champion Tony Stewart leads field
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

NASCAR: Homestead
The sun sets on another successful Winston Cup year
Photo Credit: Getty Images


11/22/02 - CART: Miami
Cristiano da Matta and the Newman Haas Racing team during the end of season Awards Banquet for the CART Fed Ex Series  in Miami, Florida.
Photo: Darrell Ingham/Getty Images

 CART: Miami
Carl Haas, Newman-Haas Racing co-owner (left) and Cristiano da Matta, Newman-Haas Racing driver, pose with the Vanderbilt Cup during the end of season Awards Banquet for the CART Fed Ex Series  in Miami, Florida.
Photo: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

CART: Miami
In 2003 CART will be "Powered by Ford". Ford announced that it will be entering a marketing relationship with CART for the 2003 season. Pictured L-R: Al Speyer, Director of Motorsports, Bridgestone; Christopher R. Pook, President and CEO, CART; Emerson Fittipaldi; Dan Davis, Director of Ford Racing Technology; Ian Bisco, Vice President, Cosworth Racing, Inc.
Photo Credit: Ford

F1: Spa
The Toyota F1 car bottoms out at the car screams through Eau Rouge
Photo Credit: Toyota

12/1/02 - ROC: Canary Islands
The teams from 9 nations pose for group picture
Photo: Michelin

 ROC: Canary Islands
Team USA of Jeff Gordon, Jimmy Johnson and Colin Edwards celebrate Nations Cup win
Photo: Michelin

ROC: Canary Islands
Jeff Gordon gets airborne
Photo: Michelin

ROC: Canary Islands
Jeff Gordon likes getting air so much he could be a rally car driver
Photo: Michelin

 
12/8/02 - NASCAR in New York
Crew Chief Greg Zipadelli and Tony Stewart pose with Winston Cup trophy
Photo: CIA Photo

 NASCAR in New York
Stewart on his Pontiac outside the Waldorf Astoria
Photo: CIA Photo

NASCAR in New York
Standing is a snow storm in Times Square
Photo: CIA Photo

NASCAR in New York
Stewart, Zipadelli and car owner Joe Gibbs
Photo: CIA Photo

 
12/15/02 - F1 Testing
Jenson Button tried on his BAR Honda for the first time this week
Photo: Honda

 F1: Ferrari lunch
Ferrari and Maserati president Luca di Montezemolo addresses the 900 strong at the annual Ferrari Christmas lunch
Photo: Ferrari

F1: Jaguar
New Jaguar Racing managing director David Pitchforth at the teams headquarters at Milton Keynes

Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

F1: Jaguar
New Head of Jaguar Racings premier performance division Tony Purnell at the teams headquarters at Milton Keynes

Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images
 

 

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