2002 in Sports - Motor Racing

Motor Racing

  • Stock car racing
    • Ward Burton wins the Daytona 500
    • NASCAR Championship – Tony Stewart
  • Indy Racing League – Sam Hornish Jr. wins the season championship.
  • Indianapolis 500 – Hélio Castroneves
  • CART Racing – Cristiano da Matta wins the season championship.
  • Formula One Championship – Michael Schumacher of Germany
  • 24 hours of Le Mans won by the team of Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen, and Emanuele Pirro driving an Audi R8.
  • V8 Supercar
    • Bathurst 1000 won by Mark Skaife and Jim Richards.
    • Championship won by Mark Skaife, from Greg Murphy and Marcos Ambrose.
  • Rally racing –
    • the team of Tommi Mäkinen / Kaj Lindstrom wins the Monte Carlo Rally driving a Subaru Impreza WRC
    • Marcus Grönholm of Finland wins the World Rally Championship.
  • Drag racing – Larry Dixon Jr. wins the NHRA "Top Fuel" championship.

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